American Jews, Atheists, Mormons Most Knowledgable about Religion
A new Pew survey of more than three thousand Americans finds that Jews, Atheists, and Mormons know more basic facts about religion than do Protestants and Catholics. This doesn’t surprise me. It’s a reflection of the fact that members of majority religious groups feel less need to know the history and basic tenets of different religions, including even their own.
Here are the average percentages of correct answers given by people of different religious and non-religious groups.