My work on the AP's religion beat team was recently recognized by the Religion News Association with a first place prize for national network news religion reporting.
My award-winning independent efforts include three books and several documentary projects.
"While Ratliff's historical presentation is a major accomplishment, the fascinating effect of his book is due largely to his storytelling skill." -Waldemar Janzen, Can. Mennonite University
"If you want to understand how opinion-making Christian media understands the Muslim community, then this is the book for you." -Tom Terry, Cru
"A handsome little book! ... a lot of fine images."- Owen Gingerich, Professor of astronomy and of the history of science at Harvard University, Senior Astronomer at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.