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Gallup: Half of Americans are church members, down from 70% in 1999

"This article compares church membership data for the 1998-2000 and 2016-2018 periods, using combined data from multiple years to facilitate subgroup analysis. On average, 69% of U.S. adults were members of a church in 1998-2000, compared with 52% in 2016-2018." - Gallup

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Gallup: Trust in Clergy Members Has Dropped Dramatically

"A 2018 Gallup survey shows Americans' trust in clergy members has dropped to its lowest in statistical history. The poll specialist discovered a meager 37 percent among a total of 1,025 respondents had a 'high' or 'very high' opinion of clergy members’ ethical and honesty standards. " - WRNews

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Record High Say Religion Can’t Answer Life’s Problems, Poll Shows

"The survey released Dec. 24, shows 72 percent of Americans say religion is important in their lives, including 51 percent who say it’s 'very important.' ...Only 46 percent of Americans say religion can 'answer all or most of today's problems' -- another record low and the first time the number has dipped below 50 percent.” - Christian Headlines

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Memo to Gallup: No Christian Has Ever Taken the Entire Bible Literally

"The problem is that the question Gallup asked its respondents has no bearing on the alleged finding of the survey. The question does not ask whether the Bible is literally the word of God, but whether the Bible is the word of God and should always be interpreted literally." The Federalist

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