“Scholar of American Religion” Doesn’t Know Much about Christianity

In a USA Today article, Stephen Prothero writes that “Sanders, a secular Jew, is the most Christian candidate in this race.” Prothero self-identifies as a “scholar of American religion.” All that means is that he has a PhD from a secular institution, but it doesn’t guarantee that he really knows that much about religion, especially the […]

Twisting the Constitution to Raise Taxes

Stephen Prothero, a professor of religion at Boston University and the author of The American Bible: How Our Words United, Divide, and Define a Nation, has written “James Madison vs. Norquist” for USA Today. The “Norquist” refers to Grover Norquist, founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform. It was Norquist who worked with congressmen […]