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Religious literacy : what every American needs to know

Author: Stephen R Prothero
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : HarperSanFrancisco, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A religious primer serves as an argument for why religion should become a mandatory subject in American public schools, contending that most Americans are not able to identify basic tenets of their Faith and that key political challenges can be better met with faith-based resolutions.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen R Prothero
ISBN: 0060846704 9780060846701
OCLC Number: 228472872
Description: viii, 296 pages
Contents: 1. A nation of religious illiterates --
2. Religion matters --
3. Eden (what we once knew) --
4. The fall (how we forgot) --
5. Redemption (what to do?) --
6. A dictionary of religious literacy --
App. Religious literacy quiz.
Responsibility: Stephen Prothero.

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A religious primer serves as an argument for why religion should become a mandatory subject in American public schools, contending that most Americans are not able to identify basic tenets of their Faith and that key political challenges can be better met with faith-based resolutions.

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