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David Brigg’s review of Places of Faith: A Road Trip Across America’s Landscape (OUP, 2012) by Christopher Scheitle and Roger Finke underscores the linkage between knowledge about each other’s religions and the lessening of prejudice, as well as the similarities and differences between faith communities in the USA.
Knowledge about religions is not only a characteristic of an educated person, but it is also absolutely necessary for understanding and living in a world of diversity. Knowledge of religious differences and the role of religion in the contemporary world can help promote understanding and alleviate prejudice.
First Amandement Center recognizes that study about religion [...]