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Paying the price for religious illiteracy

In Judge Joseph Sheeran’s courtroom, religious literacy is seen as an antidote to intolerance and hate. Last week, the Michigan … Continued

Bible game show aims for religious audience

The world’s best-selling book has made it to the small screen in what is thought to be the first religiously … Continued

Pool of American imams too small to meet the demand

SHARON, Mass. — The Islamic Center of New England has always been led by imams born outside America. The two-campus … Continued

Pew’s religion survey: an attempt to understand faith

By Alan Cooperman (Editor’s note: This post is a response to Jacques Berlinerblau’s critique of the Pew religion survey, which … Continued

Pew’s preposterous pop quiz

By Jacques Berlinerblau (Editor’s note: Read Pew’s Alan Cooperman’s response to this post here.) The Pew Forum on Religion and … Continued

Atheists know more about religion than the religious

Why is anyone surprised at the findings of a new survey of American religious knowledge, released last week by the … Continued

Knowing God vs. knowing about God

In a Pew Forum survey released Tuesday, atheists and agnostic surpass all other groups in their knowledge of religion. How … Continued

Here is the Church, Here is the Steeple, Open the Doors and…

By Frederick W. SchmidtSouthern Methodist University, and Patheos Expert …Not so many people. Why? In part, apparently, because we are … Continued

Taste and See

In a Pew Forum survey released Tuesday, atheists and agnostic surpass all other groups in their knowledge of religion. How … Continued

What does “knowing” mean?

In Pew Forum survey released Tuesday (9.28.10) (http://onfaith.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/2010/09/is_religious_knowledge_importa/all.html) atheists and agnostic surpass all other groups in their knowledge of religion. … Continued