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Who’s a Jew? Few American Jews Say It’s a Matter of Belief
Originally Posted: 10/01/2013 - 7:57am | Type: Blog

In the most comprehensive study of American Jews in 12 years, a strong majority said being Jewish is mostly about ancestry or culture, not the religious practice of Judaism. WASHI ...

Meet the Nones: From Pastor to Unaffiliated
Originally Posted: 10/19/2012 - 1:30pm | Type: Blog

The truth is I am one of growing number of people who choose not to affiliate with any organized religion. I am a “none,” and my journey to “none” started a long before I left for seminary. ...

Young Evangelicals and the 'Nones'
Originally Posted: 10/18/2012 - 12:02pm | Type: Blog

Young evangelicals are changing, and so is what it means to be an evangelical, or Christian at all, in our country today. And it is exactly the kind of Christianity that they are living out which might, just m ...

Meet the Nones: PBS Takes a Closer Look (Part 1)
Originally Posted: 10/17/2012 - 11:29am | Type: Blog

PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly has launched a new mini-series on the rise of the unaffiliated. PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly has launched a new mini-series on the ...

The Nones: Saving Perfection
Originally Posted: 10/15/2012 - 12:04pm | Type: Blog

We domesticate Jesus so easily when he's actually calling us to is something rather wild and unpredictable. Jesus is calling us to leave all of our security behind. Jesus is asking us to live with him and ...

The Nones: Skeptics Are the New Religious
Originally Posted: 10/15/2012 - 9:59am | Type: Blog

In fact, the latest data from the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life say that a record-high one in five Americans -- and one in three adults under age 30 -- are religiously unaffiliated. Why? ...

Introducing Meet the Nones: We Don't Need Your Labels
Originally Posted: 10/25/2012 - 2:13pm | Type: Blog

“Nones” is a term that includes atheists and agnostics, but also anyone who does not identify with a traditional religious faith. Therein lies my concern. Editor's Note: ...

Study: 20 Percent of U.S. Adults Have No Religious Affiliation
Originally Posted: 10/09/2012 - 8:56am | Type: Blog

One-in-five adults in the United States — and a third of adults under 30 — say they have no religious affiliation. The numbers are out in a new report called “’Nones’ on the Rise,” put out by the Pew Forum on ...

Poll Shows Atheism on the Rise in the U.S.
Originally Posted: 08/13/2012 - 2:17pm | Type: Blog

Religiosity is on the decline in the U.S. and atheism is on the rise, according to a new worldwide poll. Religiosity is on the decline in the U.S. and atheism is on the rise, acc ...