Reza Aslan narrates his historical exploration of the complex American evangelist and democratizer Howard Baskerville and his work in Iran in the early twentieth century. Aslan sets a moderate pace while explaining the religious and political aspirations that were the roots of Baskerville's work. For those who are history buffs, this is an intriguing listening experience about a person they might not have previously known much about--or even heard of. Aslan comes across as intelligent, well researched, and reliable. He is as passionate a narrator as he is a researcher, and both skills benefit listeners. The overall effect is like being in a graduate seminar with a talented scholar. With great dramatic effect, Aslan explores the overlapping themes at the heart of the Persian revolution in which Baskerville suddenly found himself. M.R. © AudioFile 2022, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2022]
Library Ed. Recorded Books 2022
CD ISBN 9781705075128 $94.75 Eight CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9798212325059 $41.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781705075142 $29.99
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