|Zealot: Jesus of Nazareth|
|Republican NRA fantasy-Jesus|
Sifting through centuries of myths, Aslan sheds new light on one of history’s most influential and enigmatic characters.
|The Nazis made Jesus white|
Balancing the Jesus of the Gospels against historical sources, Aslan explores this diverse and turbulent age and, in doing so, challenges the conventional portraits of Jesus of Nazareth.
|Historical Jewish-African Jesus of history|
- a man of peace who exhorted his followers to arm themselves with swords;
- an exorcist and faith-healer who urged his disciples to keep his identity a secret;
- and ultimately, the seditious “king” of the Jews whose promise of liberation from Rome went unfulfilled in his life.
|White Christian-American Jesus, followers|
Made possible with support of SFU Institute for the Humanities and The Centre for the Comparative Studies of Muslim Societies and Cultures at SFU. Thanks to SFU Woodwards for their partnership and for recording this session. Where Worlds Meet. A festival of arts & ideas in Vancouver every July.
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