(RNS) As the 2016 election approaches, atheist, humanist and other freethinking activists are encouraged by a Pew Research Center survey that found a growing number of religiously unaffiliated — or “nones.”
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(RNS) Divergent perspectives on the Pew survey are connected to larger narratives that frame how conservative and liberal Christians in the United States see themselves.
WASHINGTON (RNS) He’s reached statistical tie for top ratings with the immensely popular late pope, who always scored more than 9 in 10 positive views from Catholics.
(RNS) Women increasingly show signs of joining men in letting go of that soulful search for meaning. Who’s got time?
(RNS) “Secular people don’t believe in anything supernatural, but that doesn’t render us sterile souls,” Phil Zuckerman said. “But because religion has constructed the language with which we describe existential wonder, it is almost like that is not our territory. But it most certainly is.”
(RNS) It used to be that figuring out what Americans think about pretty much anything was relatively simple. No more. Here’s why.
(RNS) Those four in 10 Americans who check “Christian” box on a survey, but never go to church, may really be post-Christian.
The number of people who claim no religious brand is climbing the statistical ranks, but these “nones” may not be who you think they are.