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Zealot by Reza Aslan
« on: September 23, 2013, 07:59:08 AM »
One of the best researched books on Jesus ever written has recently appeared.

It shows Jesus as a man in his time not as a God. Christians have reacted strongly against it but it is must for anyone who wants to know about a man in his background and the later development of myths about him.

One Christian has even made a feeble attempt to discredit the book on a news channel (video now online) by saying that there is too much research in the book and it could not have been done. He is behind the times. Computer searching and reference tools make it possible to find much more than previously.

Atheists should enjoy the book. Whenever I have to recommend a book to anyone from now on, Christian or not, this will be the book.
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Re: Zealot by Reza Aslan
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2013, 11:16:09 AM »
It was written by a Muslim so how could he know anything? ;)
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Re: Zealot by Reza Aslan
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2013, 11:43:38 AM »
It was written by a Muslim so how could he know anything? ;)

Well, if a Muslim wrote it of course it wouldn't be a 'Christian' version since they only saw Jesus as a prophet rather than the son of Bibledouche, or being Bibledouche.

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Re: Zealot by Reza Aslan
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2013, 03:23:50 PM »
The reason that it is so good is that he is able to look at it from the outside, but it is not a Muslim version of Jesus. For example the crucifixion is an important part of the book but Muslims deny the crucifixion. To say that he could not do good research because he is a Muslim is wrong. He could have changed his mind during the research if the facts had supported Christianity and in fact he was a Christian for time. Honest researchers will change their opinion according to what they find. Beware of people who refuse to change their mind.
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