iOS app Android app

Reza Aslan Zealot

Religious Scholar: Jesus Was A Marxist

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Religious scholar Reza Aslan has news for "prosperity preachers" like Joel Osteen and T.D. Jakes: Jesus was pretty much a Marxist. Aslan spoke out...

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...

Reza Aslan Defends Celebrities Speaking Out About Gaza

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.01.2014 | Media

From Rihanna to Penelope Cruz to Madonna, celebrities have taken to social media to weigh in on the ever-escalating conflict in Gaza. And according to...

The Birth Of Jesus According To Reza Aslan

Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

Reza Aslan, a Biblical scholar and author of "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth," spoke to The Huffington Post to give a historical pers...

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's, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth

Robert Orlando | Posted 11.03.2013 | Religion
Robert Orlando

The author's source material is familiar to scholars; however, for this reviewer, at times it was interpreted too broadly.

Reza Aslan and Fox News: What One Interview Says About Perceptions of Muslims

Mehroz Baig | Posted 10.19.2013 | San Francisco
Mehroz Baig

The fact of the matter is that identifying as Muslim is just like identifying with any other religion. Muslims come in all shapes, colors and sizes with varying degrees of ideologies, beliefs and practice. However, the message hasn't gotten across.

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.

Jesus and the Zealotry of Reza Aslan

Joseph Loconte, Ph.D. | Posted 10.06.2013 | Religion
Joseph Loconte, Ph.D.

Like countless authors before him, Aslan claims to have discovered a radically different Jesus from the personality portrayed in the gospels and preached by the church for two millennia.

Pastors And Professors Critique Reza Aslan's Portrayal Of Jesus In 'Zealot'

USA Today | Bob Smietana | Posted 08.03.2013 | Religion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) For the third time, Jesus is about to change Reza Aslan’s life. As a teenager, Aslan turned to Jesus in an evangelical yo...

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...

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...

Reza Aslan's Book Tops Amazon

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.29.2013 | Media

Reza Aslan, the religious scholar who sat for one of a doozy of a Fox News interview last week, received some good news on Monday. Galleycat repor...

Fox News Host: You're Muslim, So Why Write About Christianity?

Posted 07.29.2013 | Media

"You're a Muslim, so why did you write a book about the founder of Christianity?" Fox News' Lauren Green demanded of religious scholar Reza Aslan, aut...

WATCH: Reza Aslan Is 'Obsessed' With Jesus The Zealot

The Huffington Post | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 07.17.2013 | Religion

“I’ve been obsessed with Jesus for a very, very long time,“ Reza Aslan confessed to HuffPost Live host Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, “I heard the Gospel...

Read An Excerpt Of Zealot By Reza Aslan

Posted 07.17.2013 | Religion

Excerpted from ZEALOT: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza Aslan Copyright © 2013 by Reza Aslan. Excerpted by permission of Random House,...