Monthly Archives: September 2013

Review of Zealot – Fourth Installment

Zealot

This is the fourth installment of my review of Zealot, by Reza Aslan.  You can find the previous installments here: http://lutheranchronicles.com/review-of-zealot-first-installment/ http://lutheranchronicles.com/review-of-zealot-second-installment/ http://lutheranchronicles.com/review-of-zealot-third-installment/   I’ve already covered Parts I and II of Aslan’s book, so this installment begins with Aslan’s prologue to Part III. Most of his prologue is centered around the martyrdom of the disciple Stephen, mentioned in Acts 6 …

Review of Zealot – Third Installment

Zealot

This is the third installment of my review of Zealot, by Reza Aslan.  You can find the first and second installments here: http://lutheranchronicles.com/review-of-zealot-first-installment/ http://lutheranchronicles.com/review-of-zealot-second-installment/   The second installment covered Part I of the book, and this installment begins with Aslan’s prologue to Part II. In his prologue to Part II, Aslan tries to paint Jesus as a “zealot,” using the word …