(RNS) — The three-year effort is an attempt to provide greater religious literacy so undergraduates can better understand belief systems and worldviews different from their own.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Jews, atheists and agnostics scored highest — with each getting answers correct more than half of the time. Evangelical Protestants also had high scores compared with other groups.
(RNS) — A Pew poll from 2010 found that a majority of Americans cannot name the first book of the Bible but can provide the names of the four Beatles.
(RNS) — After a 1993 fire, accidentally triggered by federal authorities, killed 75 members of an obscure Christian sect in Waco, Texas, one of the 'lessons learned' was this: Call in religion experts in a crisis where faith is a factor.
(RNS) Health care providers are often ill-equipped to discuss religion with patients, and that can affect their medical care.
(RNS) There are certain speeches, songs, books, letters, laws, and axioms that Americans appreciate enough to argue about, says religion scholar Stephen Prothero. By Daniel Burke.