Reports of churches declining and Nones growing are actually a case of mistaken identity.
Americans with no religious identity are open to stopping by church from time to time.
Blues music expresses the interplay of freedom and loneliness I felt after leaving my faith.
The latest Pew report’s findings will ricochet through American faith, culture, and politics.
Secularism doesn’t fill the longing of the human heart, but neither will “cultural Christianity.”
Lent doesn’t answer all of our questions, but may reveal why we find value in spirituality in the first place.
Is the church better off for having had to deal with questions that this secular age poses?
Five things you should know about discrimination faced by atheists and agnostics.
Six tips for coming out of the closet as a “none” at your next family gathering.
Could the growing Bahá’í religion revolutionize our political sphere?
Our data-driven conversation about religion obscures more than it reveals about the nature of belief and non-belief.
Why is religion in decline in the modern world? And what can save it?
A Southern California synagogue dedicated to the idea that there is no God exemplifies America’s recent turn toward secularism. Is that a good thing?
Why I’m drawn to the religion of the Nones.
A pastor in Boston calls on his fellow church leaders to ride the wave of the times.
If Jesus had to name his faith affiliation, would he identify with today’s institutional religions — or mark “None of the Above”?
The growing group of “nones” include many more unbranded believers than atheists, and an increasingly diverse racial and ethnic mix.
For many years, I’ve been encouraging atheists and humanists to organize and cooperate in order to change the culture.