Religious Trends

In ‘Seculosity,’ David Zahl traces society’s search for righteousness outside of the church

"A growing number of Americans do not follow a religion. But chances are that the details of their lives — from their phones and their politics to their dinner plates and how they raise their kids — are still ruled by some sort of a religious impulse, says author David Zahl." - RNS

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Millennial non-Christians more spiritually curious than older nonbelievers: Barna

"In a sample of the research released Tuesday, Barna found that... 64% of millennial non-Christians reported having one or more conversations about their beliefs with a Christian, versus 44% for older non-Christians." - Christian Post

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Millennial evangelicals more likely to attend church weekly than older generations, poll finds

"The study found that ... 61 percent of millennial evangelicals (ages 18 through 34), 54 percent of 'boomers and matures' (ages 55 and over) and 44 percent of Generation X (ages 35 to 54) respondents" said they attend church once per week or more. - Christian Post

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The Surprising Enemy of the Modern Church: Distraction

“At the dawn of the attention industries, then, religion was still, in a very real sense, the incumbent operation, the only large-scale human endeavor designed to capture attention and use it. But over the twentieth century, organized religion, which had weathered the doubts raised by the Enlightenment, would prove vulnerable to other claims on and uses for attention.” - Facts & Trends

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