October 10, 2012

Is Denominational Loyalty Collapsing?

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Christian commentators and researchers reacting to a recent study on religious demographics in the U.S. say the findings reveal more than is being discussed about the downtrend in Protestantism.

A new religious demographic survey from the Pew Forum asserts that a record number of Americans profess no religious affiliation, and that Protestants are now a minority in America. The study is being widely reported as showing that a growing number of people are rejecting at least organized religion, that Protestants are receding in importance, and that America is becoming more and more secular.

But Mark Tooley, president of the Institute on Religion & Democracy, points out another important aspect of the statistics – one he says is being essentially ignored.

Read more here.

H/T Virtue Online


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