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Reza Aslan: How To Win A Cosmic War


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#1 Xander

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 10:56 PM

Check him out

Reza Aslan - Reza Aslan is a writer and scholar of religions.

Born in Iran, Aslan is currently a research associate at the University of Southern California's Center on Public Diplomacy. He was a visiting assistant professor of Islamic and Middle Eastern studies at the University of Iowa and the Truman Capote Fellow in Fiction at the Iowa Writer's Workshop.

http://fora.tv/2009/...in_a_Cosmic_War
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#2 pepe

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 11:35 PM

Check him out

Reza Aslan - Reza Aslan is a writer and scholar of religions.

Born in Iran, Aslan is currently a research associate at the University of Southern California's Center on Public Diplomacy. He was a visiting assistant professor of Islamic and Middle Eastern studies at the University of Iowa and the Truman Capote Fellow in Fiction at the Iowa Writer's Workshop.

http://fora.tv/2009/...in_a_Cosmic_War

Well interesting comments that are left there. :)
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#3 Othman

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Posted 21 May 2010 - 10:28 AM

He would do much better if he didn't misrepresent the 'enemy'...al-Qaeda and co. It's easy to paint a monster and then destroy it. It's much harder to present an accurate picture and talk reality.

E.g. OBL is not out to destory the world and then wait for God to re-construct it. That's the stuff of fairy tales.

More importantly, we the focus on al-Qaeda? What of the many many more Muslims working to 're-construct' the world but not through violence but various other methods, and with policies and agendas? Obviously a harder target to critique!
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#4 Xander

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Posted 21 May 2010 - 05:48 PM

Reza Aslan: Iran, the burqa, and Israel

Religious Affairs writer Jacqueline Maley interviews author and Middle East commentator Reza Aslan, a guest of the Sydney Writers' Festival.

http://media.smh.com...el-1468945.html
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#5 Xander

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Posted 26 August 2010 - 08:58 PM


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#6 Ibn Tarek

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Posted 27 August 2010 - 06:48 AM

A note for those who read his works on Islamic doctrine, his book 'No god but God' promotes mutazila / ultra rationalism so watch out for that.
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