Religion is the Fourth “R” of Basic Literacy
Along with “Reading, ‘Riting and ‘Rithmetic,” Religion is the fourth “R” of basic literacy. First published in 1987, The Fourth R is Westar's bi-monthly magazine. In it, we share the latest thinking from religion scholars and writers—in non-technical language.
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