Stephen R. Prothero
AUTHOR

Stephen R. Prothero

Stephen Prothero is the New York Times bestselling author of Religious Literacy and chair of the religion department at Boston University. His work has been featured on the cover of Time magazine, Oprah, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, National Public Radio, and other top national media outlets. He writes and reviews for The New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Salon, and other publications. He holds degrees in American Religion from Harvard and Yale.

Read more Read less

JOIN AUDIBLE FREE FOR 30 DAYS AND STAY FOR $14.95/mo.

Best Sellers

    • God Is Not One

    • The Eight Rival Religions That Run the World - and Why Their Differences Matter
    • By: Stephen Prothero
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 14 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 237
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 136

    At the dawn of the 21st century, for good and for evil, religion remains the single greatest influence in the world....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Useful, but doesn't live up to its introduction

    • By Nassir on 11-03-10
    • The Eight Rival Religions That Run the World - and Why Their Differences Matter
    • By: Stephen Prothero
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 14 hrs and 42 mins
    • Release date: 04-20-10
    • 4 out of 5 stars 237 ratings

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Religious Literacy

    • By: Stephen Prothero
    • Narrated by: Stephen Prothero
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    We are a religiously illiterate nation, yet despite this lack of knowledge, politicians continue to root public policy arguments in religious rhetoric whose meanings are missed or misinterpreted by the vast majority of Americans....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Unfairly criticised

    • By 00doc on 04-13-08

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars (Even When They Lose Elections)

    • The Battles That Define America from Jefferson's Heresies to Gay Marriage
    • By: Stephen Prothero
    • Narrated by: Tristan Morris
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    In this engaging and important work, Stephen Prothero reframes the current debate, viewing it as the latest in a number of flashpoints that have shaped our national identity....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Makes great points, but the dude talks SLOW

    • By Miriam Pizann on 04-17-16

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The American Bible

    • How Our Words Unite, Divide, and Define a Nation
    • By: Stephen Prothero
    • Narrated by: Andrew Eiden
    • Length: 22 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Since Thomas Jefferson first wrote the Declaration of Independence, America has been a nation that has unfolded as much on the page and the podium as on battlefields or in statehouses....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A nice collection of important American works

    • By Douglas on 01-24-15

    Regular price: $46.77

Are you an author?

Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.