English professors at 34 top U.S. colleges agree: "Regardless of
a person's faith, an educated person needs to know about the Bible,"
a new survey says.
The survey of 39 professors from schools such as Yale, Harvard,
Princeton and Stanford said knowledge of the Bible is deeply
important to a good education. A lack of basic literacy hampers
ability to understand both classics and contemporary literature, the
The report, funded by the John Templeton Foundation, concludes that
high schools should make basic Bible knowledge part of the