(RNS) Jewish congregations and organizations are creating innovative programs and making special efforts to connect with college-age students and young people starting out in their careers.
Articles tagged “millennials”
(RNS) A college degree used to mean people were more likely to lose religion. Now, people are losing religion whether they went to college or not.
(RNS) Maybe millennials will find or create secular equivalents to churches and other congregations. But those alternatives will have to match the depth, flexibility, long arc, and motivational force of religion.
(RNS) Facing a steep rise in skeptical views of Scripture, the American Bible Society steps up outreach.
(RNS) Experts say societal changes will accelerate on issues such as same-sex marriage, interracial marriage, legalization of marijuana and childbearing among the unwed. One reason? Younger people are more liberal and less conventional.
(RNS) One day after the state of Ohio executed a man for murder, a new poll shows younger Christians are not as supportive of the death penalty as older members of their faith.
(RNS) Vague Jews and “mushy Christians” have a lot in common. Survey after survey finds many people who don’t know or care about doctrine or practice still proudly claim a religious brand identity.
Lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and pride still attract a lot of attention. But as the Internet and other media invade American life, our vices have also gone virtual, according to a new study. By Daniel Burke.