Reza Aslan | An American Martyr in Persia: The Epic Life and Tragic Death of Howard Baskerville

Recorded Oct 13, 2022
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Religion scholar Reza Aslan is the author of the No. 1 New York Times bestseller Zealot, “a lucid, intelligent page-turner” (Los Angeles Times) that sifts through centuries of mythmaking to present a clear account of the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth. His other books include No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam, a finalist for the Guardian First Book Award and selected as the best book of the year by the Financial Times and the Los Angeles Times; How to Win a Cosmic War: Confronting Radical Religions; and Beyond Fundamentalism: Confronting Religious Extremism in a Globalized Age. His new book recounts the story of a U.S. missionary who fought for democracy in early 20th century Iran.

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