Test Your Savvy on Religion

Nicholas Kristof has a Pop test for you.  Here’s a question from it:

5. Which holy text is sympathetic to slavery?
a. Old Testament
b. New Testament
c. Koran


OUTRAGED AND OUTRAGEOUS: FOR Ms. Geller, the battle against Park51 is only part of a much larger crusade in which she is joined by an influential if decentralized coalition that includes former generals, new-media polemicists, researchers and evangelicals who view Islam as a politically driven religion, barbaric at its core and expansionist by nature. [NY Times….]

Israeli Cabinet Approves Citizenship Amendment: The Israeli cabinet on Sunday approved a contentious draft amendment to the country’s citizenship law that calls for non-Jews seeking to become citizens to pledge loyalty to Israel as a Jewish and a democratic state. [NY Times ….]


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