Reza Aslan is the founder of Aslan Media, a social media network for news and entertainment about the Middle East and the world. A scholar of religions, he is currently professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside. His books include "Beyond Fundamentalism: Confronting Religious Extremism in the Age of Globalization," "No God But God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam," and "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth." This interview is edited and produced with music and other features in the On Being episode "Reza Aslan — Islam's Reformation." Find more at onbeing.org.
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