A few weeks ago, Northwestern student Jessica Murphy filmed a segment about young people and religion for one of her classes. The focus was on the rapidly-changing religious demographics and how the church’s stances on many cultural issues are facilitating that shift… and I was one of her subjects. Check it out!
Steve Baughman sings a cute ditty about how we should never be mad at God:
But I say don’t be mad at God, oh don’t be pissed.
It ain’t that he’s mistreating you, it’s just he don’t exist.
And it makes no sense, only makes you tense, to be pounding on his door.
So don’t go blaming God for your troubles anymore.
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Imagine a country that had freedom of religion, but also had a greater than 70% Muslim population. Of course, this ranged from “cover your women from head to toe” Islam to “You don’t really need to pray five times a day, as long as you pray often” Islam, and some groups didn’t see others as truly Muslim, but that’s what freedom of religion is for, right?
Imagine that people of no religion were a 16% minority, and Christians were a less than 2% minority. There might have been more Christians, but public sentiment shifted away from them powerfully when a Christian group attacked this country for what they called crimes against Christian nations.
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