“Matzoh isn’t Jesus: 10 misconceptions about Jews and Judaism” by Neal Schindler
Being Jewish, especially in a very Christian place like Spokane, means frequently having to deal with misconceptions about your cultural and religious traditions. (READ MORE)
“Misconceptions about Islam and Muslims,” by Admir Rasic
Out of the major world religions, Islam is among the most misunderstood. (READ MORE)
“Religious Misconceptions about the Catholic Church” by Matthew Sewell
When I think of religious misconceptions and the Catholic Church, I legitimately have to stifle a laugh as I think to myself, “Where do I even start?” (READ MORE)
“Stereotypes block understanding about Mormonism” by Emily Geddes
Tracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti.
Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Currently she serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash. She is also a Scholarly Assistant Professor at Washington State University.