Losing my religion

May 12, 2015

 

A rainbow is seen over a church in Arlington, Virginia after a localized burst of rain and hail, May 4, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A rainbow is seen over a church in Arlington, Virginia after a localized burst of rain and hail, May 4, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

 

That’s me in the corner; that’s me in the spotlight…

More Americans are shrinking away from organized religion, according to new Pew research, with 22.8 percent of the population now identifying as atheist, agnostic or unaffiliated. The poll showed the biggest drop in the number of self-identifying Christians, between 2007 and 2014.

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Another look at churches in America-
“Churches ad hoc: a divine comedy”
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