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Americans don’t seem to know much about religion.  So says a new poll by the Pew (no pun intended?) Research Center.

According to The Associated Press:

“A new survey of Americans’ knowledge of religion found that atheists, agnostics, Jews and Mormons outperformed Protestants and Roman Catholics in answering questions about major religions, while many respondents could not correctly give the most basic tenets of their own faiths.”

“Not surprisingly, those who said they attended worship at least once a week and considered religion important in their lives often performed better on the overall survey. However, level of education was the best predictor of religious knowledge. The top-performing groups on the survey still came out ahead even when controlling for how much schooling they had completed.”

Of course, this survey proves they didn’t poll YOU. Show ’em how it’s done.

Here’s the poll.