Tag: None of the Above

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    What effect will the fast-growing number of American adults who say they have no religious affiliation have on traditional organized religion? More

    March 15, 2013 | Comments

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    “I think that people who are leaving church, or people who call themselves spiritual but not religious, are raising really significant questions about faith, about community life and about the future of religion that religious leaders should pay more attention to.” More

    March 15, 2013 | Comments

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    How will the Democratic Party appeal to religious voters without alienating the rising numbers of religiously unaffiliated voters? More

    March 8, 2013 | Comments

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    “Candidates do often benefit from talking about their personal faith, but once that becomes politicized it can create some real problems for them, so they tend to stick to other sets of issues.”

    March 8, 2013 | Comments

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    “In our data for 2012 we are finding that the religiously unaffiliated outnumber white mainline Protestants, white Catholics, and even black Protestants among Democratic and Democratic-leaning registered voters.” More

    March 8, 2013 | Comments

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    “Religion is important. Being spiritual is important. What’s not as important is to join and to go every week,” says Kellen McClure when asked about churches and their worship services. He is one of the fast-rising number of Americans who describe their religion as “nothing in particular” or “none of the above” when surveyed by opinion researchers. More

    March 1, 2013 | Comments

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    “The religiously unaffiliated population is not wholly secular. It is wrong to think of them as consisting entirely of non-believers, for example. We know that many, if not most of them say they do believe in God,” says Greg Smith, senior researcher at the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life. More

    March 1, 2013 | Comments

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    A mature religious faith,” says Rev. Lillian Daniel, is “practiced in community over time.” It is “reasonable, rigorous, real, grounded in tradition, and centered in worship.” More

    January 25, 2013 | Comments

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    Watch video excerpts of an October 9, 2012 panel discussion at the National Press Club hosted by Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly about the political implications of the rising number of “nones,” those who say they are not affiliated with any particular religion. More

    October 10, 2012 | Comments

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    We're launching a three-part miniseries, “None of the Above: The Rise of the Religiously Unaffiliated,” based largely on a new survey about the views of the 46 million Americans who say they are not affiliated with any particular religion.

    October 9, 2012 | Comments

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