You're Viewing Pew Research Center Archives - Juicy Ecumenism

Wealthier countries tend to be less religious

Pew: Wealthier Countries Less Religious

February 9, 2016

Data from the Pew Research Center shows that wealthier societies are less religious, with the United States in the “middle of the pack.”

Church Renewal Through Prayer

Unlocking the Power for Church Renewal

January 28, 2016

Here in the West, we must emulate our fellow believers in the developing world and commit to faithful prayer if we’re serious about Church renewal.

Church During Christmas Season

Millennials Say Christmas “Cultural” Holiday, Not Religious One

December 22, 2015

More American millennials now identify Christmas as a “cultural” rather than a “religious” holiday. Younger Americans are increasingly likely to embrace secular Christmas traditions while abandoning its faith-based ones.

Pope-and-Obama-Oval-Office-900

May the Pope Challenge Obama’s ‘Freedom of Worship’ Talk for the Sad, Watered Down Thing That It Is

September 27, 2015

All around us we see the attempt to privatize religion, to make it an entirely interior matter in order to reduce it to quiet obscurity.

An Assemblies of God youth convention gathers in West Bend, Wisconsin in 2007. Over the past decade, the Pentecostal denomination has posted significant growth. (Photo credit: Paul M. Walsh/AP)

Study: Diversity in U.S. Churches Varies Greatly

July 28, 2015

Martin Luther King Jr. once said that 11 a.m. on a Sunday morning is “the most segregated hour in this nation,” but it appears some religious groups are experiencing more success than others in overcoming this historic separation.

March-for-Marriage-National-Organization-for-Marriage

Stepping Up and Marching for Marriage

June 19, 2014

In order to strengthen the cause of marriage and family, the annual March for Marriage will be held on the Mall in Washington, DC this Thursday.

From http://www.takepart.com/sites/default/files/uploads/2011/05/rtr29s.jpg

Something Rotten? The State of Religious Freedom in Denmark

June 18, 2014

Is something rotten in the state of Denmark with regards to same-sex marriage and religious liberty?

(Photo Credit: Romantic Ruins)

The Rise of the “Nones” (and How Anglicans Can Respond)

July 16, 2013

Anglicanism has all the tools and aims necessary to meet these challenges. The Anglican way is supposed to be completely intergenerational—all ages participate in the sacramental life of the Church, local and universal. Common Prayer and Holy Communion do not mesh well with age-segregated services for good reason.


Divorce and the “Nones”

January 21, 2013

By Kristin Rudolph The “nones,” those generally between ages 18 and 30 who describe themselves as “spiritual but not religious” have been a frequent topic of discussion and speculation recently. From questioning what has…


Religion Highlights of 2012

December 31, 2012

By Mark Tooley (@MarkDTooley) Secular elites like to insist that America and by implication the world is growing ever more secular. The evidence is doubtful at best. In 2012 a much trumpeted Pew study showed a…