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May 26, 2008

Summer reading: ‘No god but God’

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At the used book store this weekend, I stumbled across Reza Aslan’s “No god but God,” a book I have wanted to read, and not simply because it sounds like the slogan I used to use for this blog (“There is no god blog but The God Blog”).

I neglected to buy it, settling only for a tattered $3 copy of Darwin’s “The Voyage of the Beagle”—how blasphemous, I know—but when I got home, I decided to search Google for reviews of Aslan’s book. The first I came across was not, in fact, a review but a portion of the prologue at The Guardian’s site. I was instantly sucked in, particularly by what Aslan didn’t avoid saying:

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