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Reza Aslan

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Reza Aslan Talks to Brian Lehrer About Faith

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

This segment originally aired live on July 16, 2013. That original audio is posted here, although an edited version was included as part of a best-of Brian Lehrer Show episode on December 27. 

It's Five Pillars of Islam week on The Brian Lehrer Show. Every day this week, we're hosting an interfaith conversation based around the Five Pillars: Shahadah (faith), Salat (prayer), Sawm (Ramadan), Zakat (charity) and Hajj (pilgrimage). Today: we'll talk to our guest and take calls on Shahadah (faith) in relation to Islam and all the major monotheistic religions. Reza Aslan, associate professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside and author of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth (Random House, 2013), talks about his book on the "historical" Jesus. 

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Understanding Iran

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Reza Aslan, member of the Council on Foreign Relations, columnist at the Daily Beast.com and author of How to Win a Cosmic War: God, Globalization and the End of the War on Terror analyzes the situation in Iran and the role of the Islamic Republic in the lives of ...

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Cairo Speech: Reactions

Thursday, June 04, 2009

Reza Aslan, assistant professor of creative writing at UC Riverside, the senior fellow at the Orfalae Center for Global & International Studies at UC Santa Barbara and author of How to Win a Cosmic War: God, Globalization, and the End of the War on Terror, discusses President Obama’s speech ...

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How to Win a Cosmic War

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Reza Aslan provides an in-depth study of the ideology fueling Al-Qaeda, the Taliban, militants through the Islamic world and explores violence in the Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities in his book How to Win a Cosmic War.

Event: Reza Aslan will be speaking with Ari Folman, director of ...

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