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Stephen Prothero (Part 2)

Stephen Prothero (Part 2)

November 7, 2010 | WGVU   Stephen Prothero returns to 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: Orthodox Christianity   Dec-21-14  
Our guest is Sam Grainger, an area practitioner of Orthodox Christianity, joining us to talk about Orthodox faith and practice.

Recent Common Threads Segments...
Encore: Saffron Cross (Part 2)   Dec-14-14  
Dana Trent and her husband Fred Eaker join us for part two of our conversation about their interfaith marriage. Dana is the author of the book, Saffron Cross: The Unlikely Story of How a Christian Minister Married a Hindu Monk.
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Encore: Saffron Cross   Dec-07-14  
We speak with Dana Trent and her husband Fred Eaker about their interfaith marriage. Dana is the author of the book, Saffron Cross: The Unlikely Story of How a Christian Minister Married a Hindu Monk.
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Encore: Philip Goldberg (Part 2)   Nov-30-14  
Philip Goldberg joins us for part two of our conversation. Philip is author of the book American Veda and proprietor of the website of the same name which documents the colorful history and extraordinary influence of India's spiritual legacy on western culture. Philip joins us to talk about the concept of the guru.
Encore: Philip Goldberg   Nov-23-14  
Our guest is Philip Goldberg, author of the book American Veda and proprietor of the website of the same name which documents the colorful history and extraordinary influence of India's spiritual legacy on western culture. Philip joins us to talk about the concept of the guru.
Katie Gordon, Kaufman Program Manager   Nov-16-14  
Guest host Dr. Douglas Kindschi speaks with Katie Gordon, Program Manager at the Kaufman Interfaith Institute.
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