Category Archives: Religion

America in Crisis

Oliver Darcy and Brian Stelter of CNN – What do you write on a day like this? How can the day be neatly summed up in a string of sentences and paragraphs? How can the pain, agony, frustration and fear … Continue reading

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The Digital Pulpit: A Nationwide Analysis of Online Sermons

Third in a series on religion in America from Pew Research Center – Computational analysis of nearly 50,000 sermons reveals differences in length and content across major Christian traditions. Many surveys have asked Americans about their religious affiliations, beliefs and … Continue reading

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For a Lot of American Teens, Religion Is a Regular Part of the Public School Day

Yet many other U.S. adolescents rarely observe religious behavior in their schools, and a majority say they rarely or never discuss religion with friends Fourth in a series about religion in America from Pew Research Center – Religion in public … Continue reading

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The Christian Right Is Helping Drive Liberals Away From Religion

Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux and Daniel Cox of FiveThirtyEight – The Democratic National Committee has formally acknowledged what has been evident for quite some time: Nonreligious voters are a critical part of the party’s base. The DNC has called on Democratic politicians … Continue reading

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In U.S., Decline of Christianity Continues at Rapid Pace

America’s changing religious landscape Second in a series on religion in America from Pew Research Center – The religious landscape of the United States continues to change at a rapid clip. In Pew Research Center telephone surveys conducted in 2018 … Continue reading

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