Friday, September 25, 2009

Tear NewAge Apart - And It Just Comes Apart

"Ms. Hazleton has a tendency to romanticize, especially in her depiction of Muhammad's wife Aisha. And perhaps because Ms. Hazleton has practiced as a psychologist, she is also given to mind­reading."

-- Eric Ormsby, reviewing a book about the Shia/Sunni split in Islam - "After the Prophet," by veteran Middle East journalist Lesley Hazleton - and busting the author for assuming typical NewAge biases (along with those never-present supernatural abilities) in The Wall Street Journal.

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