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« on: Sep 28, 2010 08:05 PM »


Interesting article about a survey taken by Americans:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_rel_religious_literacy_poll

Here is the link to the survey:
(take it before you read the article Wink )


http://features.pewforum.org/quiz/us-religious-knowledge

Interesting thing, at the end, when they break down the respondents, there's no mention of Muslims...
I wonder how we would compare to other religious groups...

Do you know your world religions, or not...?


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« Reply #1 on: Sep 28, 2010 10:58 PM »

I took the test You answered 14 out of 15 questions correctly
for a score of 93%. Missed this one.. grrr.. 11. According to rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court, is a public school teacher permitted to read from the Bible as an example of literature, or not?

Interesting article but was sad to see they did not have muslims. It said they could not find enough... Are you kidding me.... ummm... no comment.

I love religions, it is my hobby, all my free time is learning about them. Alhamdulillah that passion led me to Islam.

Thanks for posting sis!!

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« Reply #2 on: Sep 28, 2010 11:40 PM »

I got 12/15, hee hee!

I'm rather pleased considering that a few of the questions were about American educational policies which I haven't a clue about.  I also have no idea about a Great Reformation but I got it right anyway Smiley

How come atheists and agnostics did better than christians?  Do they study up on it so they can dispute it?  It's rather amusing. 

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« Reply #3 on: Sep 29, 2010 07:54 PM »

salam



I got ten, american politics is clearly not my forte...nor american religion!



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