According to a recent study by Pew Research, about half of all American adults have changed religious affiliation at least once.
Whether through friendship, marriage, or chance encounter, we're introduced to new ways of looking at the world.
Even those who have remained within a single religious tradition often find their deepest convictions evolving in unpredictable ways over the span of a lifetime, challenging religious dogma as it mixes with new ideas and beliefs.
In this series, we ask what people really believe about some of the big questions: What really happens when we die? Does prayer really make a difference? Does it really matter how we act in this life?
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In the Public Square, we connect the timely and the timeless and host conversations about some of the most important questions in life. For a full list of topics featured in our Public Square open the list below.