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From Jesus to Christ: Reza Aslan on the Historical Jesus
May 25, 2017
Reza Aslan explains how Jesus the man became Jesus the Christ -- and why it's a title he would not have understood.
Rediscovering the Historical Jesus May 25, 2017
Before he was Jesus the Christ, he was Jesus the man - a poor Jewish peasant living in first century Palestine. Reza Aslan explains how Jesus came to be seen as Christianity's son of God - and why it's a title he would not have understood. It's not a new argument, but in the years since Aslan's infamous Fox News interview, his spin on it has gotten a lot of attention. From July 2013.

Reza Aslan, author of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
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Spirits Who Changed History: Leaders and Their Unseen Guides May 25, 2017
From Joan of Arc to Heinrich Himmler, Moses to Muhammad, change-makers of all stripes have heard voices. Some have attributed the voices to God – others to spirits, ghosts or the dead. Whether you believe them or not, this much is true: many of the people who shape our world claim to have done so on the advice of spirits. From August 2013.

Herbie Brennan, author of Whisperers: The Secret History of the Spirit World
Podcast Extra: Rabbi Jonathan Sacks' Message to ISIS May 26, 2017
In November 2015, we sat down with Rabbi Jonathan Sacks to talk about his new book, Not in God's Name: Confronting Religious Violence. Today, we repost this interview as the recent terror attack in Manchester forces us to grapple, once again, with violence enacted in the name of faith. The former Chief Rabbi of Great Britain helps us understand what draws people to religious violence and how it can be stopped.

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, Chief Rabbi of Great Britain, 1991-2013

Maureen with Rabbi Sacks in our studios on November 13th, 2015.