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Ed Husain — Reflections of a Former Islamist Extremist [remix]

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Ed Husain — Reflections of a Former Islamist Extremist

British activist Ed Husain was seduced, at the age of 16, by revolutionary Islamist ideals that flourished at the heart of educated British culture. Yet he later shrank back from radicalism after coming close to a murder and watching people he loved become suicide bombers. He dug deeper into Islamic spirituality, and now offers a fresh and daring perspective on the way forward.

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