Few books about religious history generate as much publicity as Reza Aslan’s Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. An immediate bestseller, it kindled a wildfire of controversy after Fox news host Lauren Green questioned why a Muslim would write a book about Jesus.
While America's airwaves, television screens and front pages have been duly preoccupied with massive street demonstrations and revolutions in the Middle East, the American people have been busy with their own protests.
America is a melting pot -- a coming together of different peoples from different countries, religions, ethnicities and ideologies. It began with immigration and it moves forward with it. But it's never been easy being different in America.