Stephen Prothero

Stephen Prothero PhotoStephen Prothero is the C. Allyn and Elizabeth V. Russell Professor of Religion at Boston University and the author of the New York Times bestseller Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know—and Doesn’t (Harper 2007). His publications also include God Is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions That Run the World and Why Their Differences Matter (Harper 2010) and Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars (Even When They Lose Elections) (Harper 2016). He has been a regular contributor to CNN’s “Belief Blog” and Newsweek/The Washington Post’s blog “On Faith,” and he has also written for The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Politico, and Salon. Prothero is a consultant for the Religious Literacy and the Professions Initiative.