Update: The video, which went viral thanks to Buzzfeed, has boosted Aslan’s book sales considerably. According to the New York Times:
On Friday, “Zealot” was in the No. 8 spot on Amazon.com, the nation’s biggest seller of books; by Sunday, it had hit No. 1.
Random House is rushing to meet the surge in demand for the book. On Monday, the publisher ordered 50,000 copies, bringing the total to 150,000 copies in print by the end of the week.
Credit must be given to Dr. Aslan for remaining relatively calm in the face of this interview: