Religion is supposed to provide meaning and value to life, yet … religious belief and practice has been increasingly removed from mainstream American life … a future turn against religious liberty may make earlier court decisions that are in fact hostile to religious belief and practice seem moderate.
We are witnessing the rise of a new kind of religious orientation. The nones.
“The End of White Christian America” narrates the historical development and decline of a religious and national phenomenon, functioning not only as a eulogy for the once prominent majority but also the obituary.
New statistics show a denomination continuing a gradual, uninterrupted decline in 2015, while dioceses in New England, the Rust Belt and rural areas face an especially grim future.