Ask Reza Aslan Anything: How Jesus Stood Apart

In the second video from writer and scholar Reza Aslan, he explains the revolutionary nature of Jesus’ message:

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In a followup, Aslan notes how unlikely it was that this message endured after Jesus’ death:

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In yesterday’s video, Reza imagined how the Jesus would have reacted to a modern Catholic Mass. He is the author of No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam and, most recently, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, which offers an interpretation of the life and mission of the historical Jesus. Previous Dish on Zealot herehere and here, as well as Fox News’ treatment of Reza here and here.

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