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Can Religion and Reason be Reconciled?

Reza Aslan, Sam Harris
Moderated by author and L.A. Times Book Critic Jonathan Kirsch
Thursday, January 25, 2007
01:27:49
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Episode Summary
Aslan (No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam) and Harris (The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason; Letter to a Christian Nation) square off for the first time to debate the future of religion and its role in society.

Participant(s) Bio
Reza Aslan, an internationally acclaimed writer and scholar of religions, is Middle East Commentator for NPR's "Marketplace" and Muslim Affairs Analyst for CBS News.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Santa Clara University, a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard University, a Master of Fine Arts in Fiction from the University of Iowa, and is currently a Doctoral Candidate in Sociology of Religions at the University of California, Santa Barbara.


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