Lesley Hazleton has been writing about religion for years, but she doesn’t care for the way that the mystery of our existence has been hijacked as a theist-atheist debate. At churches, mosques, and synagogues, Hazleton sees many people longing for something beyond a yes-no proposition. So she’s written a book that she calls a spirited manifesto of agnosticism. Monday, she joins Doug to explain how the honesty of saying “I don’t know” is a chance to explore ideas with an open mind.
Journalist Lesley Hazleton reported from Jerusalem for 13 years. She's written The New York Times, Harper's and other publications. Her books include The First Muslim: The Story of Muhammad [Indiebound|Amazon] and her latest Agnostic: A Spirited Manifesto [Amazon|Indiebound|Audible]. Hazleton blogs at The Accidental Theologist