Stephen Prothero

Author, '<a href="" target="_hplink">God is Not One</a>'

Stephen Prothero is a professor in the Department of Religion at Boston University and the author of numerous books, most recently The American Bible (HarperOne, 2010) and the New York Times bestseller Religious Literacy: What Americans Need to Know (HarperOne, 2007). He has commented on religion on dozens of National Public Radio programs, and on television on CNN, NBC, MSNBC, FOX and PBS. He was also a guest on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Colbert Report, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. A regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal and USA Today, he has also written for The New York Times, Slate, Salon, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times and Boston Globe. In 2010 he was invited to speak about religious literacy at the White House. Prothero received his B.A. from Yale in American Studies and his Ph.D. in the Study of Religion from Harvard. He lives on Cape Cod, and he Tweets @sprothero.