16. September 2019
Does the rise of people declaring themselves as non-religious indicate a sign of a disjointed, disaffected and lonely future? Sociologist and Baptist pastor Ryan Burge suggests that most of American “religious nones” abandon not only churches or synagogues but also the basic structures that unite society. He points out with concern their low level of education and political commitment. When a disaster strikes or poor people need help it will be difficult to mobilize others to support those...