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White Lady--a ghost not only seeking bloody revenge but demanding assistance to get it.

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Alliances with the dead could be all that keeps her alive.

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Moving on has never been harder—or so perfectly unpredictable…

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Can they end the feud between the MacInnes and Glendenning Clans that has persisted since the Battle of Culloden?

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Romance about enemies-to-lovers who fall for each other in a small Massachusetts coastal town.

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Feuding families, a legacy to prove and redemption...

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What do you do when you are forgotten by the man you’ve loved for twenty years? What do you do if you are the one who is remembered?

Stephen Prothero

One of America's foremost experts on religion, Stephen Prothero is currently the Chair of the Department of Religion at Boston University. "To describe Prothero as 'quick-witted'…wouldn't quite do him justice," writes Newsweek. "Prothero is a world-religions scholar with the soul of a late-night television comic."

Prothero notes, sadly, that most Americans don't know much about their own religions, much less the religions of others. In Religious Literacy, an elegant and timely argument for why religion must become the "fourth R" of American education, he calls for our schools to teach a mandatory academic study of religions, which has sparked a much-needed debate concerning the powerful and often uncontested role religion plays in our lives.

While politicians continue to root their speeches and political arguments in religious rhetoric whose meanings are missed, or misinterpreted, by the majority of the American public, Prothero asks some sobering questions. Can citizens understand the war in Iraq without knowing something about Islam? Given the arguments steeped in Biblical reference, can they foster debates about gay marriage or stem-cell research without knowing something about the Bible? Simply put, the more that Americans know about religion—whether or not they themselves are religious—the less likely they will be to defer, through sheer ignorance, to politicians and leaders who often frame their actions in a religious context.

Prothero's previous book, American Jesus: How the Son of God Became a National Icon, is considered one of the great religious books of the decade. It is an incisive account of Jesus' transformation, in Americans' hearts and minds, from crucified Lord to folk hero, from divinity to celebrity. Prothero earned his PhD in Religion from Harvard, and is a specialist in Asian religious traditions in the United States. He is a frequent guest on NPR, has appeared on The Today Show, and has written for Salon.com and The New York Times Magazine.

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God Is Not One, April 2010
Religious Literacy, March 2007




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