The Pew survey of December 2021 under the magnifying glass.
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Less Americans interested in praying
Research shows that Americans are growing less religious and have lost interest in praying. Roughly one-third of U.S. adults (32%) now say they seldom or never pray, up from 18% who said this in 2007.
About Three-in-Ten U.S. Adults Are Now Religiously Unaffiliated
It might well be that in the developed countries Christians may be in the majority, but everywhere in the capitalist states we see that having an active faith is not anymore of importance. The latest Pew Research Center survey of the religious composition of the United States finds the religiously unaffiliated share of the publicContinue reading “About Three-in-Ten U.S. Adults Are Now Religiously Unaffiliated”
According to Pew Most White Evangelicals Don’t Think COVID-19 is a Medical Crisis
In 2011 the International Health Regulations Review Committee already gave a warning that “The world is ill-prepared to respond to a severe influenza pandemic or to any similarly global, sustained and threatening public-health emergency.“ In certain countries or states, we, the last few years have seen a growth in evangelical and Pentecostal churches. Several ofContinue reading “According to Pew Most White Evangelicals Don’t Think COVID-19 is a Medical Crisis”
The focus of multiculturalism in Europe on Muslims and Jews
Although current debates on multiculturalism in Europe often focus on Islam and Muslims, there also are long-standing Jewish communities in many Western European countries. The Pew Research Center survey finds Christians at all levels of religious observance are more likely than religiously unaffiliated adults to say they would not be willing to accept Jews inContinue reading “The focus of multiculturalism in Europe on Muslims and Jews”
500 Years of Reformation Divisions Have Lost Much of Their Potency
After 500 Years, Reformation-Era Divisions Have Lost Much of Their Potency Theological differences diminished to a degree that might have shocked Christians in past centuries. As Protestants prepare to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, new Pew Research Center surveys show that in both Western Europe and the United States, the theological differences thatContinue reading “500 Years of Reformation Divisions Have Lost Much of Their Potency”
Jew refering to be religious or to be a people
The long-term decline in the Jewish by religion share of the population results partly from differences in the median age and fertility of Jews compared with the public at large