Reza Aslan is one of the most trustworthy and knowledgeable scholars on the planet today. Or so I’ve been told by the fawning mainstream media.
Sensationalism and gotcha moments trump the truth in the media because that’s their bread and butter. It’s more important that Aslan burned Fox News than it is that he was less than honest while doing so. It is more important that he wrote a book that sensationally overturned the traditional understand of Jesus than it is that he could only do so by twisting clearly understood texts to mean the complete opposite of what they mean.
Outside of the media circles it seems that you find less adoring fans. Here are three examples.
- If you are into gaming, this is the video for you:
2. If you are into lefty Internet talk shows, this one is for you:
3. And finally, if you’re into Christian apologetics, this video is for you: