CrossTalk: essential Quran

­The nature of Islam is the focus of this edition of CrossTalk, with Peter Lavelle and his guests. Islam one of the world’s major religions. However, some believe that Islam and its holy book the Quran is not a religion, but an ideology. If that is the case, what is the evidence? Is calling Islam an ideology the same as Islamophobia? Is the attempt to reject the Quran as a holy book the same as attempting to de-legitimize Islam?