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Stephen Prothero

Stephen Prothero

October 31, 2010 | WGVU   Stephen Prothero joins us on Common Threads. His latest book is called, God is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions That Run the World and Why Their Differences Matter. Stephen will be speaking at Fountain St. Church in Grand Rapids on Wednesday, November 10th at 7:00pm. His talk is titled,  "Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know -- and Doesn't."

Stephen has commented on religion on dozens of National Public Radio programs, and on television on CNN, NBC, MSNBC, FOX, and PBS. He was also a guest on "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart and "The Oprah Winfrey Show." A regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal and USA Today, he has also written for the New York Times, Slate, Salon, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and the Boston Globe. Prothero received his BA from Yale in American Studies and his PhD in the Study of Religion from Harvard.




Coming up On Common Threads

Encore: Faith on First (Part 2)   Oct-26-14  
We welcome back Charles Honey to continue our conversation about his book, Faith on First: Thoughts on God, Nature, and Sacrifice Bunts. Faith on First is a collection of his columns from the past 20 years.

Recent Common Threads Segments...
Encore: Charles Honey   Oct-19-14  
We welcome Charles Honey to Common Threads to talk about his book, 'Faith on First: Thoughts on God, Nature, and Sacrifice Bunts.' The book is a collection of his columns from the past 20 years.
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Religion and the Sciences of Origins (Part 2)   Oct-12-14  
Kelly James Clark, Senior Research Fellow, Kaufman Interfaith Institute at Grand Valley State University returns to continue our conversation. Dr. Clark joins us to talk about his latest book, Religion and the Sciences of Origins.
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Religion and the Sciences of Origins   Oct-05-14  
Our guest is Kelly James Clark, Senior Research Fellow, Kaufman Interfaith Institute, Grand Valley State University. Dr. Clark joins us to talk about his latest book, 'Religion and the Sciences of Origins.'
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Mitch Horowitz (Part 2)   Sep-28-14  
Mitch Horowitz joins us to continue our conversation on Witch persecution. Mitch recently wrote a piece for the New York Times titled, "The Persecution of Witches, 21st-Century Style."
Mitch Horowitz   Sep-21-14  
We welcome Mitch Horowitz back to Common Threads to talk about Witch persecution. Mitch recently wrote a piece for the New York Times titled, "The Persecution of Witches, 21st-Century Style."
 
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