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4 Reasons Christianity Isn’t Actually Dying

Reports of churches declining and Nones growing are actually a case of mistaken identity.

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“Nones” Like Church More Than You’d Think

Americans with no religious identity are open to stopping by church from time to time.

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Breaking Free From the Spell of Religion

Blues music expresses the interplay of freedom and loneliness I felt after leaving my faith.

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Christians Are Losing Ground as “Nones” Are Soaring in America

The latest Pew report’s findings will ricochet through American faith, culture, and politics.

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Can You Be a Christian Without Believing in Christ?

Secularism doesn’t fill the longing of the human heart, but neither will “cultural Christianity.”

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How Lent Can Help You Reconcile Faith and Doubt

Lent doesn’t answer all of our questions, but may reveal why we find value in spirituality in the first place.

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Why the Secular Age Is Good for the Church

Is the church better off for having had to deal with questions that this secular age poses?

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The Fight for Non-Religious Liberty

Five things you should know about discrimination faced by atheists and agnostics.

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How to Say You Don’t Believe

Six tips for coming out of the closet as a “none” at your next family gathering.

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One of America’s Best Kept Religious Secrets

Could the growing Bahá’í religion revolutionize our political sphere?

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Why Would a Fundamentalist Christian Become an Atheist?

Our data-driven conversation about religion obscures more than it reveals about the nature of belief and non-belief.

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The Internet Is Not Killing Religion. So What Is?

Why is religion in decline in the modern world? And what can save it?

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What Happened to Religion in America? The I’s Have 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?

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Nones on a Mission

Why I’m drawn to the religion of the Nones.

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Surfing Secularism: Why Fighting the Rest of the World Is a Losing Strategy for Churches

A pastor in Boston calls on his fellow church leaders to ride the wave of the times.

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Jesus Is a None: 5 Things Christians Need to Know About the “Nones”

If Jesus had to name his faith affiliation, would he identify with today’s institutional religions — or mark “None of the Above”?

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Behind the Numbers: Religious ‘Nones’ May Not Be Who You Think They Are

The growing group of “nones” include many more unbranded believers than atheists, and an increasingly diverse racial and ethnic mix.

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Is atheism winning the culture war?

For many years, I’ve been encouraging atheists and humanists to organize and cooperate in order to change the culture.

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A PAC for atheist candidates

A new Political Action Committee (PAC), the Freethought Equality Fund, is dedicated to expanding voters’ choices by backing the candidacy of open nontheists to public office.