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New report examines beliefs of Asian-Americans

The most comprehensive study of religion and Asian-Americans to date finds them less religious than most Americans, but also far … Continued

Gallup reports new low in religious confidence

Americans’ confidence in organized religion, slowly but steadily declining since the 1970s, slipped to a new low in the latest … Continued

Former preacher becomes a poster boy for unbelief

NEW ORLEANS — Jerry DeWitt was just a face in the crowd of 325 or so atheists, agnostics, humanists and … Continued

Atheism on the upswing in America

Atheism – The absence of theism. So if you doubt the existence of any gods more than you believe in … Continued

A quest for happiness and its meaning

By Gretchen Rubinauthor A few years ago, I decided to do a “happiness project.” I spent a year testing the … Continued

Female moral superiority a dubious basis for reform

Once again, courtesy of the pedophilia crisis in the male-dominated Roman Catholic Church and the financial meltdown caused by Wall … Continued

An Obama Nation of Citizens

What’s your reaction to President Obama’s recent statements to the Muslim world that “the United States is not, and never … Continued

Disbelief About Belief

What is the future of religion? During much of the 20th Century experts accepted the secularization hypothesis, which held that … Continued

A Post-Evangelical America?

(Note: Read Richard Mouw’s response to this post.) Just as “race” has a whole new meaning in America this week, … Continued

Calming the Perfect Storm

We are at risk, as a nation, of being torn apart by a perfect storm of anger and fear that … Continued