Summary Of No God But God By Reza Aslan

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Introduction Reza Aslan is an Iranian-American writer. Reza Aslan was born in Tehran, Iran. As the Iranian Revolution was taking birth within the streets of Iran, the fear of revolution forced Aslan’s family to leave their home. Aslan came to the United States of America in 1979 and was brought up in the area of the San Francisco Bay. At a very young age Aslan converted his religion from Islam to evangelical Christianity, but before going to Harvard in he changed back to Islam. He taught at De La Salle High School in Concord, California. Aslan achieved his bachelor’s degree in religious studies from Santa Clara University, an MTS at Harvard Divinity School, an MFA at the University of lowa’s Writer’s Workshop and a PhD in sociology of religion at the University …show more content…

He is a scholar in religious studies and also a professor in creative writing at the University of California. Reza Aslan is also a member of American Academy of Religion. Reza Aslan’s work has often been in controversy as some people believe that his works affect the religious sentiments of some communities. Reza Aslan’s book No god but God: The Origins, Evolution and Future of Islam has been appreciated by the world. The book was a best seller. It has been translated into 13 languages. The book deals with the history of Islam and provides arguments over the liberal interpretation of the religion. The book puts the blame on the Western imperialism and the self-serving misinterpretations of Islamic law by the past scholars for the controversies which are taking place within Islam. The work by Reza Aslan challenges the clash of civilizations. The book

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