Religious Americans Who Know Nothing about Religion
Stephen Prothero has some intriguing statements about religious literacy in the United States.
The United States is one of the most religious countries on earth, but Americans know nothing about religion — their own or the religions of others. How can we engage a politician who is rightly or wrongly invoking the Bible or using religion for political purposes without knowing something about religion ourselves, as citizens, journalists and academics?
I encourage you to read this article. It’s a little long, but worth it.