Reza Aslan on Jesus the Revolutionary

You may have seen the infamous appearance Reza Aslan made on Fox News when the interviewer challenged him about why a Muslim would write a book about Jesus.  His book, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, has been on the New York Times Best Sellers list for several months. On this episode, Reza Aslan tells the story of the man...

Season 19: Episode 8

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You may have seen the infamous appearance Reza Aslan made on Fox News when the interviewer challenged him about why a Muslim would write a book about Jesus.  His book, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, has been on the New York Times Best Sellers list for several months. On this episode, Reza Aslan tells the story of the man he calls "the most interesting person who ever lived." 

For a video and an excerpt of the book....

The book is an attempt to trace the man - the carpenter - who would become a deity. In Aslan's eyes, Jesus is a political activist; a revolutionary.

We'll touch on Aslan's own faith: how as a teen, he was an evangelical Christian who converted his mother to Christianity, then chose to follow Islam. How did mom react? And what is his advice for how to raise children in a multi-faith household? Reza Aslan answers those questions for Mary Hynes. 
Here's that infamous FOX News interview. 

We have a couple of copies of the book to give away. To enter you name into the draw, just send us an email with the subject heading Zealot. 

Read an excerpt from Zealot: The Life And Times Of Jesus Of Nazareth

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