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Reza Aslan Interview

How A World-Renowned Scholar Defines Religion In One Word

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 07.15.2016 | OWN

As a religious scholar, Reza Aslan has a way with words. He’s written several religion-based books and countless articles, offered public commentary...

3 Questions To Ask Yourself About Faith

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 04.18.2016 | OWN

Reza Aslan has devoted his entire life and career to the study of religious expression, but you might know him best from a viral Fox News interview he...

How A Terrible Fox News Interview Helped This Author Beat J.K. Rowling

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 09.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

When Fox News interviews go bad, they go really bad. Must we remind you of last year's notorious interview with religious scholar Reza Aslan? Well...

A Helluva Zealot: Reza Aslan Doesn't Just Bury Fox News, He Resurrects the Young, Progressive Christian Imagination

Jennifer Danielle Crumpton | Posted 09.30.2013 | Religion
Jennifer Danielle Crumpton

As Zealot reveals, the idea of a messiah was very different in his time. Jesus was not surrounded by angels, he was surrounded by the demons of his generation's culture, and he fought like, well, a man of his meager means and a world-changing vision.

Reza Aslan on Jesus: A Biblical Scholar Responds

Greg Carey | Posted 07.30.2013 | Religion
Greg Carey

Allow me to address the common complaint that as a Muslim Aslan has no business writing a Jesus book. Aslan clearly respects and admires Jesus. That some Christians might find his claims unsettling is, well, tough, because Aslan is doing serious intellectual work.

Reza Aslan On Reddit: What Happens When Jesus And Muhammad Walk Into A Bar..?

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 08.01.2013 | Religion

Reza Aslan, author of "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth," became an Internet hero last week for his deadpan demeanor and nerves of stee...

Religion Gone Global: An Interview With Reza Aslan | Nathan Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

How many scholars of religions also run a film company? And how many members of the Council on Foreign Relations can claim an MFA in fiction from the ...