USA TODAY – Christians drop, ‘nones’ soar in new religion portrait

MRFF MISSION IMPORTANCE UNDERSCORED IN NEW STUDY COVERED BY USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — The United States is a significantly less Christian country than it was seven years ago.

That’s the top finding — one that will ricochet through American faith, culture and politics — in the Pew Research Center’s newest report, “America’s Changing Religious Landscape,” released Tuesday.

The shrinking numbers of Christians and their loss of market share is the most significant change since 2007 (when Pew did its first U.S. Religious Landscape survey) and the new, equally massive survey of 35,000 U.S. adults.[..]

[…] The “nones” — Americans who are unaffiliated with brand-name religion — are the new major force in American faith. And they are more secular in outlook — and “more comfortable admitting it” than ever before, said John Green, director of the Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron.[…]

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2 Comments

  1. Brian Petty

    This website is total fodder! God and his son Jesus Christ are great!

  2. Juanita Schmitz

    How can you call yourselves the Religious Freedom Organization then threaten a 2-star General’s career because he gives credit to God. Is religious frworshiopedom only for those who worship someone besides God?

    I would never join a two-faced organization that persecutes one religion while claiming to support religious freedom.

    Juanita Schmitz, USAF, E-8, Ret, DAV

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