(born May 3, 1972) is an Iranian-American
author, commentator and religious scholar.
He has written two books on religion:
No god but God: The
Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam
Zealot: The Life and Times
of Jesus of Nazareth.
Aslan is a member of the American Academy of Religion.
He is also a professor of creative writing at
University of California, Riverside.
finished reading Zealot, I said to Mae,
"This is the best book I have ever read!"
Aslan is not only a solid, honest scholar- he is an