The Secular Coalition for America in a full-page ad in the Washington Post last week congratulated Congressman Peter Stark on being "the first open 'nontheist' in the history of the Congress." Oscar-winning filmmaker James Cameron, promoting his cable television documentary Jesus Tomb, claimed to bring Jesus to Manhattan (literally) in the form of remains in a 2000-year-old bone box. Despite the fact that religion is always in the news, visits to religious websites in the U.S. are declining rapidly. They dropped over 30% within the last year, down 35% the last two years, while visits to online entertainment, in the form of video sites and social networks like MySpace and Facebook, continue to soar. Does the erosion of online interest in religion translate to a major shift away from spirituality? Are we losing our religion?
In a study conducted by Gallop in 2005, 65.8% of those surveyed stated that...
I think I've read the first and only true, worthwhile statement to ever appear in Time magazine: "can we really trust survey responses"
I wish I could get paid for writing about my Google searches. Throw in a blizzard of statics that may not may not mean anything, and you've got another content-free article that says nothing. I'm surprised he didn't analyze the sales rank of Spurgeon's Morning and Evening devotional on amazon.com and draw "conclusions" from that, too.
Mike from New York you said it !!! My sentiments exactly !!!
The status quo that embodies "Our" total *lack* of "COMMITMENT" here in America is reflective of the NAMBY-PAMBY sPiRiTuAl ReLiGiOsItY that "ReLiGiOn" has induced in the Hearts of parishioners throughout the Church.
Today I heard 86% of Americans say they Believe The Bible Is The Inerrant WORD OF GOD --- (???) The DEVIL and all the DEMONS of HELL Believe ---
Just turn on your TV and see all the same old faces spewing forth their "Give and Get messages". One is a woman who wears OVERLY accentuating clothing... (???)