Lesley Hazleton

Seattle has the highest percentage of atheists of any large American city and an above-average population of agnostics. According to writer Hazleton, it’s agnostics who have the right idea. She’ll give insight into what it means to be agnostic, the meaning of life, and the search for spirituality’s most nagging questions. She’ll break down the stereotypes, offering scientific and social support for why being agnostic might be the answer for those still searching.

Lesley Hazleton

Fresh off her post as Town Hall’s first Scholar in Residence, Lesley Hazleton, author of The First Muslim, brings Muhammad to life, offering insight into a man navigating between idealism and pragmatism, faith and politics, nonviolence and violence, rejection and acclaim.

Listening Guide: In The Moment Episode #23

In episode #23 of In The Moment, sit in with our correspondent Lesley Hazleton as she talks with Michael Hebb (2:05) about her memories of one of his Death Over Dinner discussions. She shares her feelings of freedom and the depth of the kinship she felt at being able to talk openly about death with complete strangers.

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Listening Guide: In the Moment Episode 28

In this 2018 recap episode, host Jini Palmer speaks with Megan Castillo, Town Hall’s Community Engagement Manager, about our community’s responses on social media about favorite Town Hall moments (2:15) and then Jini and Steve highlight a selection of interviews which didn’t make it into previous episodes. Speakers include: Blair Imani with Monica Guzman (31:25);

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