Religion Losing Influence in America – GALLUP

PRINCETON, NJ — Seven in 10 Americans say religion is losing its influence on American life — one of the highest such responses in Gallup’s 53-year history of asking this question, and significantly higher than in the first half of the past decade. Americans’ views of the influence of religion in the U.S. have fluctuated … Read more

The US is not as religious as you think it is

There is a distinct impression that folks in the US are very religious, more so than those within other industrialized nations.This is often confirmed by opinion polls. Shankar Vedantam has some numbers for you in a Slate article … Two in five Americans say they regularly attend religious services. Upward of 90 percent of all … Read more