Tag Archives: nones

Why America’s ‘nones’ don’t identify with a religion | Pew Research Center


Six-in-ten religious nones say the questioning of religious teachings is a very important reason for their lack of affiliation. But nones are far from a monolithic group.
https://pewrsr.ch/2KQ2igz

Religious ‘nones’ vote their conscience too — they’re just not all liberal or conservative


Those who profess no faith tend to have one thing in common: a dislike of politicians who put religion above the Constitution. And they vote accordingly.
https://lat.ms/2xHvLrT

And Then There Were Nones: How Millennials’ Flight From Religion is Transforming American Politics

In 1979, Jerry Falwell launched the Moral Majority, a “pro-family” lobby group for evangelical Christians that was aimed at thwarting the secular forces set in motion by the counterculture of the 1960s. In a speech at the time, Falwell told a crowd of fellow evangelicals that America didn’t really have a Bible Belt. Rather, he bellowed from his podium to the cheers of the crowd, “There’s a Bible cloak in America that covers the whole blooming republic, and they’re everywhere ready for the leadership [that] preachers [like] you and I can offer them —and let’s give it to them!”
http://bit.ly/2fAWHi8

Is the Rise of “Nones” Actually the Decline of Catholics? | Religion Dispatches


The Public Religion Research Institute is out with another fascinating report on one of the most significant religious trends of our time: the dramatic rise in disaffiliation, or, as some call them, the “nones.”
http://bit.ly/2dwwJtl