Newt Gingrich – married three times, having cheated on two wives with their replacements – is decrying atheist values.
This is how quickly it happened. One moment we were passing sumptuous kebob platters around the table making polite introductions, and the next we were swapping trauma stories that we—all people of color, many LGBTQ—had experienced in what were essentially white Christian spaces. This article is reprinted with permission from Religion Dispatches. Follow RD on Facebook or Twitter for daily updates. There was the black nonprofit worker who attended a Christian conference in the rural…
The share of Americans who identify as white and Christian has dropped below 50 percent, a transformation fuelled by immigration and by growing numbers of people who reject organised religion altogether, according to a new survey released Wednesday.
Psychologists have long known that people tend to favor their own group over others, a social phenomenon known as ingroup bias. But new research provides e …
Which is more often to blame if a person is poor: lack of effort, or difficult circumstances beyond their control? There’s theology involved in how you answer that.
Britain is becoming a non-religious nation, with nearly half of us identifying as ‘non-believers’ – and it’s driven by a large number of Christians turning non-religious. For every one person brought up in a non-religious household who starts going to church, 26 people raised as Christians turn into
New research charts the decline in religious identity.
It seems like not more than a day or two goes by without hearing it from somewhere: America is growing hostile towards Christians. A growing number of Christians– a shocking amount, actually– are convinced that America’s glory days are over and that Christians are now a marginalized group on the verge of having all of [Read More…]
Later this week, an estimated 20,000 “free-thinking” atheists will gather in Washington, D.C. for the Reason Rally. Perhaps predictably, Christian evangelists saw this as a ripe opportunity to try converting them.
Proportion of population who identify as having no religion rose from 25% in 2011 to 48.5% in 2014, surveys show