Reza Aslan

University of California, Riverside

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Reza Aslan on KCRW

Actor Rainn Wilson (“The Office”) and religious studies scholar Reza Aslan may seem like an unlikely duo, but they share an interest in spirituality, and now they    have a podcast.

Rainn Wilson and Reza Aslan on loneliness, forgiveness, and ‘Metaphysical Milkshake'

Actor Rainn Wilson (“The Office”) and religious studies scholar Reza Aslan may seem like an unlikely duo, but they share an interest in spirituality, and now they have a podcast.

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The two brothers who are the main suspects in the deadly shooting of 12 people at the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo were killed by police this morning.

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The two brothers who are the main suspects in the deadly shooting of 12 people at the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo were killed by police this morning.

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Jason Rezaian is of Iranian descent, born and raised in California. He’s now a reporter for the Washington Post who has been assigned to Iran.

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Jason Rezaian is of Iranian descent, born and raised in California. He’s now a reporter for the Washington Post who has been assigned to Iran.

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