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Dr. Reza Aslan’s bachelor’s degree is in religious studies, with an emphasis on scripture and traditions (which at Santa Clara University means the New Testament). His minor was in biblical Greek. He has a master of theological studies degree from Harvard University, in world religions, and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in the sociology of religions. UCSB’s doctoral program is an interdisciplinary one that draws from religion, history, philosophy, and sociology, among other fields. Aslan’s doctorate in the sociology of religions encompasses expertise in the history of religion. Reza also has a master of fine arts degree... Read More

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Beyond Fundamentalism
Confronting Religious Extremism in the Age of Globalization
Written by Reza Aslan


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $16.00

A cosmic war is a religious war in which God is believed to be directly engaged on behalf of one side against the other. The hijackers who attacked America on September 11, 2001, thought they were fighting a cosmic war. According to award-winning writer and scholar of religions Reza Aslan, the... Read more >
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Beyond Fundamentalism
Confronting Religious Extremism in the Age of Globalization
Written by Reza Aslan


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $13.99

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No god but God: The Origins and Evolution of Islam

Written by Reza Aslan


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Ember
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $9.99

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No god but God: The Origins and Evolution of Islam

Written by Reza Aslan


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $9.99

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No god but God (Updated Edition)
The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam
Written by Reza Aslan


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: August 30, 2011
Price: $17.00

In No god but God, internationally acclaimed scholar Reza Aslan explains Islam—the origins and evolution of the faith—in all its beauty and complexity. This updated edition addresses the events of the past decade, analyzing how they have influenced Islam’s position in modern culture. Aslan explores what the popular demonstrations pushing for... Read more >
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No god but God (Updated Edition)
The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam
Written by Reza Aslan


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: August 30, 2011
Price: $12.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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Zealot
The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Written by Reza Aslan


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $18.00

From the internationally bestselling author of No god but God comes a fascinating, provocative, and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the man we know as Jesus of Nazareth.
 
Two thousand years ago, an itinerant Jewish preacher and miracle worker walked across the Galilee, gathering followers to establish what he called the... Read more >

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Zealot
The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Written by Reza Aslan


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $27.00

From the internationally bestselling author of No god but God comes a fascinating, provocative, and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the man we know as Jesus of Nazareth.

Two thousand years ago, an itinerant Jewish preacher and miracle worker walked across the Galilee, gathering followers to establish what he... Read more >

Zealot
The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Written by Reza Aslan


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $13.99

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