One of our local public radio stations, 89.3 KPCC has a program called AirTalk hosted by Larry Mantle which plays near the lunch hour. I try to catch it when I can. Today he hosted a segment on a book called Religious Literacy by Stephen Prothero. The show notes are posted below.
In his new book, Religious Literacy (HarperSanFrancisco), Stephen Prothero addresses the tenets of the world's major religions and the real differences among them. Larry talks with Prothero about what he believes every American needs to know about the world's major religions in order to confront the domestic and foreign challenges facing this country today.
You can listen to the show here.
I've added this book to my reading list. It sounds like a must have. The premise behind the book is education. The author seems reasonable. He's compiled a book aimed at teaching the basic tenants of each major religion. I think it will be a great addition to my library.