Historian of religion. United States/Iranby / February 16, 2015 / Leave a comment
Aslan’s biography of Jesus, Zealot, went to the top of the New York Times bestseller list after an aggressive interview on Fox News went viral. Once an evangelical Christian and now a Muslim, Aslan is a regular commentator on the position of religious minorities in the west and terrorist violence, both in the media and to his 115,000 Twitter followers.
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Aslan responds to criticisms made by a series of New Atheist commentators.
Reza Aslan On What the New Atheists Get Wrong About Islam
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Democracy of believers
Iraq should look to Israel for a model that combines democracy and religious belief, writes Aslan.