The internet exploded in controversy after Lauren Green’s interview of Reza Aslan. During the interview Green repeatedly asks Aslan, who has a PHD in religious studies, why he thinks he’s qualified to write a book about Jesus being that he’s a Muslim.

In 2011 Lauren Green interviewed Barry Vann, a professor at the Southern Baptist affiliated University of Cumberlands. Vann is the author of the book ‘Puritan Islam: The Geoexpansion of the Muslim World’. The interview focuses largely on Vann’s book and never once does Green think to ask him how being a Southern Baptist qualifies him to write about the Muslim world.

H/T Andrew Kaczynski

Posted by James Poling

A socialist, tinkerer, thinker, question asker and all around curiosity seeker. If you'd like to reach me you can use the contact link above or email me at jamespoling [at] gmail [dot] com.

One Comment

  1. great post and video. i like it.



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