“If you could imagine a divine version of yourself, that’s how you think of God.”
When moderates don’t stop extremists, extremists only grow bolder. Where once there were hundreds espousing an extremist version of Judaism, there is now an entire generation being raised on hate and disrespect for Zionists, police, the army, women, and anyone not like them.
Casting Israel’s Haredim as some sort of Black Peril bent on creating an oppressive theocracy is loony.
Reza Aslan’s Hebrew tattoo gets the Iranian-American Muslim, who is a professor and the host of a CNN show on religion, confused for a Jew.
Reza Aslan’s new CNN series “Believer” tackles the world of misunderstood religions, including the ultra-Orthodox in Israel.
Reza Aslan’s study finds a very different Jesus of Nazareth than the one centuries of dogma has taught us about. For one thing, he’s much more human.