Religious Trends

New Barna Report: Growing Number of Americans "Love Jesus" but Don't Go to Church

"Barna has released a report on the first of a two-part exploration of faith and spirituality outside the church, looking at the 'fascinating segment of the American population who, as the saying goes, love Jesus but not the church.'"

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Pew Research: Women continue to pray, attend church more than men

"In the United States . . . women are more likely than men to say religion is "very important' in their lives (60% vs. 47%)... American women also are more likely than American men to say they pray daily (64% vs. 47%) and attend religious services at least once a week (40% vs. 32%)....According to media accounts, women so outnumber men in the pews of many U.S.

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Pew Research: Alabama is most religious state

"Mississippi, Alabama and other Southern states are among the most highly religious states in the nation, while New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont and Maine in New England are among the least devout, according to some of the key measures used to determine levels of religiosity in the Pew Research Center’s most recent Religious Landscape Study." How Religious is Your State?

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Survey: Most American Teens Hold Positive Opinion of Bible but Rarely Read It

American Bible Society: "Sixty-nine percent of teens believe the Bible contains everything one needs to know to live a meaningful life; 89 percent of teens believe the Bible is a sacred text; and 44 percent of teens believe the Bible has too little influence in society" CPost

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