Those numbers are sure to get worse for believers as the Donald Trump era continues.
Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam…. Claims to ancient origin and ultimate authority notwithstanding, the world’s five major religions are all of recent vintage compared to the couple hundred thousand years or more of human existence on the planet. During most of our prehistory, religious beliefs and practices were largely localized, confined to the territorial or tribal boundaries of individual groups.
(RNS) Could the actual number be as high as 26 percent?
In 2012, there was cause for celebration simply because more than half of those surveyed said they wouldn’t hold atheism against a politician.Gallup released a new poll today asking the same question and — for the first time ever — “atheist” isn’t the worst trait in a Presidential candidate.
An annual audit of reports of sexual abuse by members of the U.S. Roman Catholic clergy released on Friday showed sharp increases in the number of new claims and in the value of settlements to victims.
A new study shows that teen suicide is higher in states with substantial Mormon populations — in Utah, it’s twice as high. What does this mean?
New statistics from the Pew Research Centre show that people from the UK feel far less strongly about religion than most other people around the world
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