iOS app Android app

Lauren Green

The Story Behind the Story: What Happens When Iconoclasm Becomes a Creed

Charles Redfern | Posted 11.03.2013 | Religion
Charles Redfern

Zealot, which portrays Jesus as a nationalistic revolutionary bent on temporal kingship, is one more error-riddled iconoclastic cliché in an era of cheap iconoclastic clichés, as convincing as Dan Brown's The DaVinci Code.

Reza Aslan: Why Aren't You a Jew?

Bernard Starr | Posted 10.08.2013 | Religion
Bernard Starr

If you reject the virgin birth, Jesus' divinity, and the resurrection -- as Aslan does -- what remains is Judaism.

Why Fox's Green-Aslan Interview Will Live Forever

Dennis Miller | Posted 10.04.2013 | Media
Dennis Miller

Lauren Green's interview with Reza Aslan, author of Zealot: the Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth will live forever in college courses in both a positive and negative way.

The Missed Opportunity of the Aslan/Green Moment

Stephen Mansfield | Posted 10.02.2013 | Religion
Stephen Mansfield

It was among the worst ten minutes in the history of televised religious dialogue. It failed Fox News. It failed scholarship. It failed every faith in play at the moment.

Objectivity Impossible for Muslims?

Deanna Othman | Posted 09.30.2013 | Religion
Deanna Othman

What remains central to this discussion is not the content of Reza Aslan's work of scholarship, but the role his identity plays in his ability to act as a scholar.

Surprise! Fox News Defends Infamous Interview

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.30.2013 | Media

Fox News tackled its infamous interview with Reza Aslan on Wednesday. Not surprisingly, the network saw nothing wrong with it. "America Live" fill-...

Reza Aslan: Speaking Truth to Power

Rachel Newcomb | Posted 09.29.2013 | Media
Rachel Newcomb

Let's leave aside for a moment the fact that Fox News does not have a history of questioning Christian scholars on their own bias in studying other faiths. What interests me is how our culture decides who gets to discuss and write about the Other.

Fox News Host Under Fire For Controversial Interview

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.30.2013 | Media

Fox News' religion correspondent Lauren Green may have come under fire last week for her controversial interview with author Reza Aslan, but, accordin...

Dear Fox News, It's Not THAT Hard To Interview Reza Aslan

Posted 09.28.2013 | Media

Religious scholar Reza Aslan's interview on Fox News went so viral that his book, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, shot to #1 on Amazo...

Reza Aslan and the Fox News Zealot

Zaki Hasan | Posted 09.28.2013 | Media
Zaki Hasan

What really sticks out to me in all the commentary is the inherent idiocy of Green's central (read: only) assertion: that Aslan's "Muslim-ness" somehow disqualifies him from writing about Jesus.