Soaring temperatures, wildfires, flooding and drought have left the American public less uncertain than ever that manmade climate change is finally upon us. Public opinion polling has for several years documented a dawning but far from complete recognition of what scientists warned about for decades. And yet national climate policy doesn’t match public sentiment. Why?Continue reading “The American and climate anno 2022”
82% of the general population believes that the phrase “God helps those who help themselves”
As in other industrialised countries, Great Britain is feeling the loss in its churches after the first year of CoViD isolations and lockdown.
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.
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”
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”
A YouGov pol has revealed that only six of the ten commandments of God are still important to British Christians. Not to our surprise most Britain’s the four which have fallen by the wayside are the requirement not to worship idols, use the God His name in vain, to worship no other God, and toContinue reading “Only six of ten commandments of God still important to British Christians”
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”
In Hiding or opening attitude for same sex relationships we pointed out that it perhaps would be better that people questioned themselves which attitude Jesus would take, before they judge somebody. Director of Oasis Trust, Steve Chalke believes about our attitude to people who have another feeling for giving their love to somebody are changing,Continue reading “Same sex relationships and Open attitude mirroring Jesus”
Christians should think about the festivities and actions taking place on Easter Sunday and wonder what coloured and chocolate eggs and Easter bunnies have to do with the resurrection of Jesus Christ.