What’s really revealing about Lauren Green’s infamous Fox News interview with religion scholar Reza Aslan is what it exposed about how Jesus exists in the popular Christian imagination. Green overlooked the fact that Jesus appears in Islamic theology as one of the great prophets of God, one of the few prophets mentioned by name in the Quran.
The first tweet I saw when I checked my Twitter account Monday afternoon was a one-line plea: “Please don’t let it be a ‘Muslim.’”
Posted on Apr 16, 2013
Tasbeeh Herwees is a freelance reporter living in Los Angeles, CA. She’s the founder of Kifah Libya, one of Libya’s first independent magazines and she’s currently studying Middle East Studies at the University of Southern California.