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No god but God: The Origins and Evolution of Islam
Then to top it all off, he attacks the religion of my family, Greek Orthodox pretty much saying that Muhammad would have hated them because they were not "people of the book", because of the belief in the Holy Trinity. To ...more
Raza did a great job in displaying the course of the message and how it became confusing to non-Muslims regarding the root of violence. it is an easy read, with simple language and ...more
I would recommend this book to any young adult and also to anyone interested in Islamic Studies and wants to ease into reading academic work. I've read the adult version of this book and love it. I enjoy the complexities of history that details offer and appreciate the perspective.
I also like how Aslan ...more
I found myself wanting to engage Mr. Aslan in dialogue during most of the second half of the book. For example, when he says that thousands of people follow a man is representing Sharia without ...more
That said, I'm delighted with the material and the insights presented. Extremely helpful information to understand.
Personally I am an atheist, but I still an interested in all religions, I'm hoping to read books about all other religions soon too.
This book is really well written and enjoyable even though all of the book is pretty much factual with little of Reza's opinions, the hardest thing about the book for me was all of the n ...more
Dr. Reza Aslan, an internationally acclaimed writer and scholar of religions, is author most recently of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth.
He is the founder of AslanMedia.com, an online journal for news and entertainment about the Middle East and the world, and co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of BoomGen Studios, the premier entertainment brand for creative content from and abou...more