Religious ignorance religion someone who only has knowledge of their own religion (usually a form of christianity) rather than the major ones: islam, jewism , hinduism, confucianism , buddhism also: someone who has their eyes blinded to truth by religious ignorance (ie: dinosaurs could not have existed - they are not in the bible. The us is one of the most religious countries in the developed world, especially compared to largely secular western europe, but faith leaders and educators have long lamented that americans still know relatively little about religion.
Ignorance may be bliss, but for many who came to atheism or humanism after years in a traditional religion, there is often a sense of happiness in the freedom that comes from thinking critically, shedding outdated (and quite often discriminatory) religious beliefs, and embracing truth.
As woolf recognizes, ignorance about religion is far from an exclusively jewish phenomenon surveys show widespread religious ignorance among adherents of most other faiths as well i agree with woolf that there are important commonalities between religious ignorance and political ignorance. Ignorance and ignorant are both terrible words to call somebody, but a person who is holier than thou would you call them ignorant from the old testament to about the 15th century () religion.
Ignorance is bliss in religious circles and i don't mean that in an offensive way as if they are no different from screaming creationist on the street corner but when it comes to knowing reality, we fall short. Ignorance leads to suspicion, and suspicion leads to fear yet this fear cannot and must not be permitted to trump reason amy coney barrett is at the peak of her profession she shares faith practices with millions of co-religionists her faith experience is their faith experience. Religious ignorance can have serious consequences in this 2013 photo, harpreet sandhawalin, gurleen cheemaat, isha kaur and harminder cheema hold candles in honor of the victims who were killed the previous year in a shooting at the sikh temple oak creek.
Where religion is concerned, donald trump’s bigotry is his biggest problem, but his ignorance comes in a close second.
A harvard-educated religion scholar who has authored six books, including a new york times bestseller, recently visited delta college to share his views on religious literacy in america and why ignorance is not bliss.
Dumbasses who think that the only important religion is their own and those who think things only exist if they are in a book that i located in most motels.