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How To Talk to Your Kids About Religion as Secular Parents

As secular parents, you may feel that any religious discussion is a non-issue, as why introduce your kids to something you yourself don’t believe? Good question. While secularism is on the rise, new parents or soon-to ...

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Guiding a Wayward Child Back to the Church of Latter-day Saints

If your child, regardless of age, has chosen to leave the Church of Latter-day Saints, you may feel burdened by his or her decision. You may also feel that the decision is a failure on your part. Could you have done more ...

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What Is the Difference Between Atheism and Agnosticism?

Even people who are not religious or don’t follow a traditional faith like to put labels on themselves. It’s human nature. “I’m vegan.” “I’m Hispanic.” “I’m a jogger/biker/swimmer/model.” People g ...

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How Much Do Americans Know About Religion?

Pew Research recently tested Americans’ knowledge about religion. Adults were asked 32 fact-based, multiple-choice questions about religion. Some questions were quite difficult, such as “What does the U.S. Co ...

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New Life for Old Churches

It’s no secret that church membership and attendance are way down in America. But one of the unintended consequences of this continuing trend is that many congregations find themselves with huge buildings that they ...

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New Gallup Poll Shows Church Membership at All-Time Low

A new Gallup poll released in April of this year reveals that the number of people who belong to a church, synagogue or mosque reached an all-time low of 50% in 2018. Church membership reached its high of 76% in 1948, an ...

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When Americans Say They Believe in God, What Do They Actually Mean?

Ask Americans if they believe in God, and 80% of them will say yes. But what God do they believe in? The one described in the Bible, or something else? These are the questions the Pew Research Center set out to answer in ...

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The Rise of the Nones

Ever since the 1990s, America has seen an increasing number of people who self-identify as a None; i.e., someone unaffiliated with any particular organized religion. Nones also include those who view themselves as agnost ...

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Is Atheism Its Own Religion?

As with so many other questions nowadays, the answer to whether atheism is its own religion depends on two things: who you ask and how you define your terms. While our question seems like a simple and straightforward one ...

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Finding Religion

Some find humor in religious belief and love to share jokes. Others point to the apparent dangers of the over-zealous religious faithful and hope to put an end to religion as a force in people's lives. Still others con ...

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