Southern Religion

U.S. religious prejudice unmeasured

Gallup released Thursday a poll which asked Americans about their views of Islam, Christianity, Judaism and Buddhism. Having rolled all of Christianity into a single ball while ignoring Scientology, atheism and others altogether, it found that a whopping 53 percent see Islam unfavorably.

Mark Silk gets it exactly right when he says:

If Gallup had wanted to do something more useful, it would have gotten responses for other faiths, and differentiated the Christian category.

Read the entire, concise, piece here.


January 21, 2010 - Posted by | Politics, Religion | ,

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