Reza Aslan
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Dr. Reza Aslan, an internationally acclaimed writer and scholar of religions, is a contributing editor at The Daily Beast

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If Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin don’t like the pope, they won’t care much for Jesus

If Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin don’t like the pope, they won’t care much for Jesus

Limbaugh is right. Somebody did get to Pope Francis. It was Jesus.

Five myths about Jesus

Five myths about Jesus

Reza Aslan explores the history.

For Iran’s Rouhani, the human rights of Baha’is are the ultimate test of reform

For Iran’s Rouhani, the human rights of Baha’is are the ultimate test of reform

The human rights of the Baha’i community in Iran is the ultimate political third rail and a powerful test of how genuine the commitment to expanded social openness really is.

What can we know about Jesus?

What can we know about Jesus?

I am convinced that if we commit to placing Jesus firmly within the social, religious, and political context of the era in which he lived, then in some ways, his biography writes itself.