Black Beyond Belief

A student at DePaul University (a religious-at-least-in-name school) is making a movie about black atheists. Black Beyond Belief aims to examine the experiences of an oft-overlooked population: the 0.5% of African-Americans who identify as non-religious. [Read more...]

The Religious Makeup of the 113th Congress

What are the religious affiliations of members of the 113th Congress?

Pretty similar to the American public — Overwhelmingly Christian with a spattering of Jews, Muslims, and followers of other faiths.

Except in one category… [Read more...]

If the ‘Nones’ Are a Growing Demographic, Politicians Should Get to Work!

(In response to this story) [Read more...]

Final Gallup Poll Shows Those with ‘No Religion’ Favoring Obama 67% – 26% Over Romney

While the electoral college results are ultimately all that matters, it’s interesting to note that, according to Gallup, those without religion prefer President Obama over Mitt Romney 67% to 26%: [Read more...]

PBS’ Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly on the Rise of the Nones, Part 3: Religious Implications

A couple of weeks ago, we learned that the percentage of Secular Americans was higher than ever before. Not only do a third of Millennials (18-29) have no religious affiliation, nearly 20% of all adults are also unaffiliated.

That incredible report was conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life in conjunction with PBS’ Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly. Last week and the week before, the show aired part one and part two of a three-part special on our people. [Read more...]