[lbo-talk] religious knowledge

Jeffrey Fisher jeff.jfisher at gmail.com
Fri Oct 1 15:32:38 PDT 2010

These are two separate points, but of course both are true.

It's worth noting, going back to Doug's OP, that white evangelical Christians and Mormons both score better on questions about Christianity than atheists and agnostics. Not by a lot, of course. But the Christians know next to nothing about other religions.

On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 11:33 AM, C. G. Estabrook <galliher at illinois.edu>wrote:

> Eagleton of course is talking about the Cultured Despisers - "Ditchkins."
> That the "irreligious know nothing about theology" does not entail that the
> religious know much about it.

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