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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.

Breaking Free From the Spell of Religion

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

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

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

Can You Be a Christian Without Believing in Christ?

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

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?

The Fight for Non-Religious Liberty

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

How to Say You Don’t Believe

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

One of America’s Best Kept Religious Secrets

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

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.

The Internet Is Not Killing Religion. So What Is?

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

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?

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.

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”?

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.

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.

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.