religious literacy

  • 4 Oct 2010

    The recent Pew Forum report on religious literacy, or the lack of it, in the United States contains some new and some not-so-new trends, says Martin E. Marty. Above all, it is is a wake-up call for those who value belief seeking understanding.

  • 29 Sep 2010

    A US survey has shown widespread gaps in the religious knowledge of believers, with atheists and agnostics sometimes even outperforming the faithful

  • 22 Oct 2007

    Both in the UK and the USA, 'religion' is discussed furiously. The loudest voices, including some prominent anti-religious figures and a range of what could be called zealous religiosi, are often those least equipped for thoughtful debate - and least interested in acquiring the skills and data.