Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Reza Aslan

The 33rd season of Portland Arts & Lectures, presented by Literary Arts, features some of the most influential writers at work today. Dr. Reza Aslan, author of four books, including #1 New York Times best seller Zealot, will join visit on November 16. Aslan is currently a professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside, and a cooperative faculty member in the department of religion. He holds a bachelor’s degree in religious studies, with a minor in Greek; a master of theological studies degree from Harvard University, in history of world religious; a Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in the sociology of religions; as well as an MFA from the University of Iowa. Aslan edited the anthology Tablet and Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East, and he has written four books on religion: No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and future of Islam; Beyond Fundamentalism: Confronting Religious Extremism in the Age of Globalization; Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, a #1 New York Times best seller; and, forthcoming in November of 2017, God.

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Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall : Upcoming Events


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Oregon Symphony presents a special concert with Blind Pilot at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert...

Showing: 03/01

The Oregon Symphony welcomes 14-time Grammy Award winner Herbie Hancock to the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer...

Showing: 03/02

Portland Youth Philharmonic presents Tchaikovsky's 4th at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert...

Showing: 03/03

Oregon Symphony presents Along the Oregon Trail Kids Concert at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert...

Showing: 03/04