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Is This The Most Embarrassing Interview Fox News Has Ever Done? (video)
BuzzFeed ^ | July 27, 2013 | Andrew Kaczynski

Posted on 07/28/2013 12:26:41 PM PDT by EveningStar

Reza Aslan, a religious scholar with a Ph.D. in the sociology of religions from the University of California and author of the new book, “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth,” went on FoxNews.com’s online show Spirited Debate to promote his book only to be prodded about why a Muslim would write a historical book about Jesus.

(Excerpt) Read more at buzzfeed.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: bookreview; booktour; california; faithandphilosophy; foxnews; jesus; jesusofnazareth; laurengreen; muslimworld; pages; rezaaslan; spiriteddebate; thezealot; zealot
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1 posted on 07/28/2013 12:26:41 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar
As radio flake Don Imus might say in this case ...

She obviously didn't do this interview on her way home from a MENSA meeting.

2 posted on 07/28/2013 12:30:26 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("I've never seen such a conclave of minstrels in my life.")
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To: EveningStar

No, last nights Geraldo interview with Marion Berey was easily the most embarrassing interview on Fox. Anyone else see it? A drunk Marion Barry dropping a “bullshit” and saying the government was trying to get him. I felt so sad for him.


3 posted on 07/28/2013 12:32:39 PM PDT by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: EveningStar

Well, why would a muslim write a book about Jesus?


4 posted on 07/28/2013 12:33:19 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

Notice that religions that view Jesus as their lord and savior are not out burning the flags of muslim countries or killing muslims in the name of God.


5 posted on 07/28/2013 12:40:04 PM PDT by Cyclone59 (I wish government would get their heads out of their butts and their noses out of everyones business)
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To: EveningStar

Don’t know about the book or it’s arguments, but still didn’t know more about the book from this interview.

Truthfully, it sounds like the producer wanted some controversy so told the newswoman to bang away at the one talking point about his Muslim-ness and ignored everything else.

Stupid television in persuit of ratings. Eh.


6 posted on 07/28/2013 12:41:08 PM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: EveningStar

Goodness, that was awful.


7 posted on 07/28/2013 12:44:29 PM PDT by Kip Russell (Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors -- and miss. ---Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: driftdiver
Well, why would a muslim write a book about Jesus?

Good question. Without having read the book (and I won't), the only thing I can think of is to compare Him to Mohame-dingdong, unfavorably, of course.

8 posted on 07/28/2013 12:45:33 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: EveningStar

I feels somehow stupidder then i wuz after watching this innerview.

Seriously, this interviewer had a tunnel vision approach here and it seemed she did not even hear one word he said due to her agenda.


9 posted on 07/28/2013 12:46:07 PM PDT by Zack Attack
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To: Cyclone59

I don’t see why this is the most embarrassing interview. There are plenty of interviews which are worse.

He’s a muslim who is attacking Christianity while hiding behind a veil of his “4 degrees”.


10 posted on 07/28/2013 12:46:25 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Alberta's Child

LOL


11 posted on 07/28/2013 12:46:44 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: EveningStar

A great question to hammer

If hammered right


12 posted on 07/28/2013 12:47:03 PM PDT by wardaddy (the next Dark Ages are coming as Western Civilization crumbles with nary a whimper)
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To: Zack Attack

Whats wrong with her agenda? The guy obviously had an agenda which was to push Islam and degrade Christianity.

It is a typical tactic of the pig lovers. Try going to Saudi and write a similar book about big Mo. They’ll have your head off faster then you can say sorry.


13 posted on 07/28/2013 12:52:40 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

You felt sad for Marion Barry? He’s just another useless POS liberal. He should have been dead years ago.


14 posted on 07/28/2013 12:53:44 PM PDT by maddog55 (America Rising.... Civil War II)
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To: driftdiver

You have that right! He begins by making a broad emphasis on his 4 degrees of superiority over a mere interviewer - this Azlan guy is so full of himself he probably kisses the mirror every morning to let him know someone still loves him.


15 posted on 07/28/2013 12:54:08 PM PDT by Ken522
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To: EveningStar

Loren Green conducts a great interview!

Did I understand this Muslim to say he’s a PhD?

I, too, have a PhD, but never taut it like this fool did.

(Oh, no. I just touted it!)

But, wait. Did I tell you I am a scholar and a writer who has devoted over four decades to my research?

Well, I know I didn’t tell you that I’ve written a book about Mohammed and what a complete ass-ole and pedophile he was. His religion is garbage that today enjoys a wide discipleship of sub-human Neanderthal-like animals.


16 posted on 07/28/2013 12:55:26 PM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: EveningStar

Go to Amazon and read the ‘Author’s Note’ with which he opens the book. He goes out of his way to leave the impression that he is still Christian and not again a Muslim. Pure and shameless deceit.


17 posted on 07/28/2013 12:58:15 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: driftdiver

They believe that Jesus is the Messiah promised to the Jews. They are correct in that a broken clock with a second hand is right for 2 seconds a day.


18 posted on 07/28/2013 1:01:00 PM PDT by ronnietherocket3
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To: driftdiver
"Well, why would a muslim write a book about Jesus?"

Very few authors write a book for any reason other than to sell the book and make money. These authors will usually throw enough controversial information into their book to aggravate as many people as possible, as this aggravation will cause people to talk about their book and give it free advertisement.

19 posted on 07/28/2013 1:03:06 PM PDT by DJ Taylor (Once again our country is at war, and once again the Democrats have sided with our enemy.)
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To: EveningStar

I don’t know if that was the most embarrassing interview on FOX, but it was cringe-worthy... Stupid, obvious question... why shouldn’t he write a book on Jesus, the founder of Christianity?


20 posted on 07/28/2013 1:07:26 PM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: DJ Taylor

I saw off with his head. Perhaps when its legal to take a bible into Saudi Arabia or for a Christian to visit mecca I’ll cut them more slack.

Then again maybe not until they stop raping goats and murdering children.


21 posted on 07/28/2013 1:07:52 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: latina4dubya

The question points out his agenda.


22 posted on 07/28/2013 1:08:45 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

The problem with her agenda is it was anti-intellectual. We learned nothing from the interview beyond her preconceived thoughts. There was no point in even having the interview and it was a waste of air time.

This guy was not a ‘Muslim attacking Christianity’. He was really no different than any other intellectual or pseudo-intellectual writing a book on the ‘historical Jesus’ or producing a National Geographic TV special. There are dozens and dozens of these books written each year by ‘religious scholars’.


23 posted on 07/28/2013 1:11:31 PM PDT by Zack Attack
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To: ronnietherocket3

They believe Jesus “was” a prophet.

They do not believe he is the Son of God or that he is Risen.


24 posted on 07/28/2013 1:12:04 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Zack Attack

“This guy was not a ‘Muslim attacking Christianity’. “

Well he is a Muslim and he was attacking Christianity using a tired old argument which Muslims use. An argument which has been disproved according to the Interviewer.


25 posted on 07/28/2013 1:13:35 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver
Well, why would a muslim write a book about Jesus?

The book trashes Jesus... basically says he wasn't the son of God. New York Times loved it - they forgot to mention it was written by a Muslim...(most of the ideas in the book are rehashed myths that float around the ME)

26 posted on 07/28/2013 1:14:50 PM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat dream: An America for everyone but Americans... freeper molson209)
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To: GOPJ

The obvious reason a Muslim writes a book about Jesus is to trash Jesus and Christianity. Muslims are not leaders in the intellectual honesty area.

If he were honest he would write a book explaining Mo’s desire for children, murder, theft, and animals.


27 posted on 07/28/2013 1:17:29 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver; GOPJ

Jews don’t believe that Jesus was the Son of God either. That doesn’t make them bad.


28 posted on 07/28/2013 1:26:30 PM PDT by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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To: driftdiver

Why would a Christian write a book about mohamhead? Who cares?

But I won’t be reading his book. He’s still a muslim. I’ve read the quran and know all I need to know about the filth that’s called islam.


29 posted on 07/28/2013 1:27:44 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: EveningStar; GOPJ

Jews don’t seek to kill people who disagree with them.


30 posted on 07/28/2013 1:30:42 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: EveningStar

this interview reminds me that Lauren Green is hot.


31 posted on 07/28/2013 1:30:43 PM PDT by isom35
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To: driftdiver

The point of the interview is to present the interviewees case, ask relevant questions to bring out more information and let the listener decide. The interviewer never let this take place as it was clearly...we..lets just say

This interview was sad in that it used the same methodology of every interview of a Republican you see on PMSNBC.


32 posted on 07/28/2013 1:31:16 PM PDT by Zack Attack
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To: Zack Attack

I’ll feel sorry for him after Muslims stop murdering anyone who disagrees with them.


33 posted on 07/28/2013 1:33:05 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver; GOPJ

That’s true, of course, but not relevant to your point.


34 posted on 07/28/2013 1:34:24 PM PDT by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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To: 9YearLurker; EveningStar
Go to Amazon and read the ‘Author’s Note’ with which he opens the book. He goes out of his way to leave the impression that he is still Christian and not again a Muslim. Pure and shameless deceit.

That's the difference - if a Jew had written a book about Jesus it would be mentioned it in the forward... or on the back dust cover. A Jew would not pretend he was a Christian coming to anit-Christian conclusions.

Think of a Muslim writing a book about how horrible Israel was - while pretending to be an Israeli ... that comes closer to what we're experiencing.

35 posted on 07/28/2013 1:34:41 PM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat dream: An America for everyone but Americans... freeper molson209)
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To: Alberta's Child; Nachum; Kip Russell; Zack Attack; driftdiver; latina4dubya; All
The interviewer is Lauren Green.
36 posted on 07/28/2013 1:35:15 PM PDT by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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To: driftdiver

Just wondering...how do the muslime satanists react to Christ’s shroud with 3D images burned into it from the moment He rose?

That fact trumps all arguments re; Christ and establishes other “religions” as false.


37 posted on 07/28/2013 1:39:59 PM PDT by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: driftdiver

Islam acknowledges Jesus as a perfect man and a prophet. They just don’t accept that He is God’s Son. They cannot accept that God would allow His Son to be treated that way, so they believe he ascended into heaven, bypassing that whole crucifixion thingie.


38 posted on 07/28/2013 1:40:42 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: driftdiver
If he were honest he would write a book explaining Mo’s desire for children, murder, theft, and animals.

If a Muslim wrote a book trashing Islam a fatwa would be put out on him. Salman Rushdie could speak to that...

39 posted on 07/28/2013 1:43:30 PM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat dream: An America for everyone but Americans... freeper molson209)
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To: EveningStar

Yes, i know...


40 posted on 07/28/2013 1:45:18 PM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: EveningStar

It’s very relevant to my point. Muslims do not tolerate diverse opinions and yet whine when they aren’t given every opportunity to evangelize their hate based religion.

Jews are very tolerant and of course are Gods chosen people.


41 posted on 07/28/2013 1:46:02 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

We agree on this...


42 posted on 07/28/2013 1:46:55 PM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat dream: An America for everyone but Americans... freeper molson209)
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To: Hoodat

Kinda surprising how many defenders of Muslims are on here today.


43 posted on 07/28/2013 1:47:47 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

Moehammhead had a vision, dream or brain fart that he went to Heaven and visited a bunch of saints. All bowed to him in servitude but “Issa” (Jesus) told him to ‘Suck off, you ain’t crap”. From that point on, the war was on. Lasted 2000 years,so far. Time to end it.


44 posted on 07/28/2013 1:49:09 PM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: Safetgiver

“Time to end it.”

Sure is.


45 posted on 07/28/2013 1:52:09 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver; Hoodat
Kinda surprising how many defenders of Muslims are on here today.

I'm certainly not one of them. I will never defend radical Islam.

46 posted on 07/28/2013 2:04:29 PM PDT by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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To: driftdiver
Kinda surprising how many defenders of Muslims are on here today.

Kinda surprising how someone on here would falsely attribute an explanation of islam as a defense of it. I don't defend islam, but I'm not going to lie about it either.

47 posted on 07/28/2013 2:08:04 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: driftdiver
Muslims do not tolerate diverse opinions and yet whine when they aren’t given every opportunity to evangelize their hate based religion.

Jews are very tolerant ...

Agreed. And Jews don't ask governments for special privileges either.

48 posted on 07/28/2013 2:10:43 PM PDT by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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To: EveningStar

What are you talking about?

Have you seen how many Jews voted for O in 2008 and 2012? Israel itself is a socialistic theocratic state with universal health care


49 posted on 07/28/2013 2:32:29 PM PDT by MadIsh32 (In order to be pro-market, sometimes you must be anti-big business)
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To: driftdiver; EveningStar
Jews don’t seek to kill people who disagree with them.

Who demanded Jesus' crucifixion, again?

:^)

50 posted on 07/28/2013 2:32:54 PM PDT by James C. Bennett (An Australian.)
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