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“Zealot” author Reza Aslan on Jesus of history versus Jesus of faith

Religious scholar Reza Aslan talks about his new book “Zealot,” which uncovers the life of Jesus of Nazareth as a historical figure. Aslan spoke with PBS NewsHour correspondent Ray Suarez. In their conversation, Aslan touches on the likelihood that Jesus, a poor Jewish woodworker, was illiterate. Watch that clip above and watch the extended conversation on the PBS NewsHour Tuesday.

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