Religious Trends

Why has the Enneagram become so popular among Christians?

"In addition to the books from Christian presses, there are now church groups to discuss the Enneagram in many Protestant congregations: Episcopal, Methodist, Baptist and Presbyterian churches have joined Roman Catholic parishes in holding retreats and workshops on the Enneagram." RNS

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Episcopal Church Debates Whether to Make God Gender-Neutral in Book of Common Prayer

"As the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church kicks off in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, church officials are set to consider competing resolutions on whether their Book of Common Prayer, last revised in 1979, needs to be revised to send a strong message that God does not have a gender." - CPost

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Why Millennials are really leaving religion (it’s not just politics, folks)

"So if the 'strict churches' theory doesn’t explain why many conservative denominations are experiencing losses, and the 'political alienation' theory doesn’t account for why people are exiting religion entirely rather than merely switching to a faith that’s more suitable, what does explain it?" RNS

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