At One Large Florida University, Membership in Christian Clubs is Falling Fast

It seems like every time there’s a new survey about religious demographics in this country, we learn that the percentage of religious people has gone down, while the “Nones” continue to grow.

How does that actually play out in real life? Well, at the University of Central Florida, those changes appear to be reflected in the memberships of various campus Christian groups:



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As Usual, Survey Shows Religion in Decline, Especially Among Millennials

The Pew Research Center just released a new report building off of their landmark 2014 Religious Landscape Study and focusing on the changes in religious beliefs among Americans.

As usual, the momentum is on our side.



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Majority of Icelanders Support Church/State Separation

In Iceland, support for church/state separation is at an all-time high of 55% according to a new Gallup poll. At the same time, only 24% are against it (the rest had no opinion):

Perhaps the best part about the results is that the greatest support for separation of church and state (79%) comes from supporters of the Pirate Party — the same group that got the nation’s blasphemy laws repealed a few months ago.

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31% of Americans Reject Evolution, According to New Report

Most of the headlines regarding a new report from the Pew Research Center involve the conflict (or lack thereof) between science and religion.

If you’re not a frequent churchgoer (*waves hello*), you probably think there’s a conflict. But if you go to church often, you’re more likely to find ways to reconcile science with your religious beliefs.



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Religion Journalist Offers Lazy Criticism of Richard Dawkins

I’m not opposed to people criticizing Richard Dawkins when I feel it’s deserved. And I’ll be the first to admit he can be careless with his words on Twitter, when he doesn’t have the luxury of explaining himself the way he does in his books.

But this essay by Jacob Lupfer of Religion News Service makes little sense, and it starts right at the headline: “Why Richard Dawkins’ new book won’t win him many converts.”

Who knew that Dawkins’ autobiography was supposed to function like a sequel of The God Delusion?



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