Burying Osama bin Laden: Stephen Prothero on America's Elegant Solution
Stephen Prothero, who is a Daily Show and Colbert Report regular, is often asked by the media to comment on breaking news concerning world religions. In his New York Times bestseller Religious Literacy, Prothero calls for the mandatory teaching of world religions—simply because, without a basic knowledge of the world’s major religions, we are ill-equipped to understand some of the biggest political, military, and social issues of our time. In his new talk, "God is Not One," Prothero debunks the dangerous myth that all religions are basically “different paths up the same mountain.” The sooner we can understand the difference between religions, he says, the more we can figure out how to achieve religious tolerance.
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