Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Is Christianity Fading in the US?

In its "Talking points" section The Week ( commented on the recent survey by the Pew Research Center that the future of Christianity in America "looks bleak." It said
Clearly we are staring in the face of a European-style collapse in religious observance within a couple of generations.
David Usborne in  says
Hallelujah! The effect organized religion has had on American politics has been utterly toxic. The Christian right has tried for decades to impose its harsh, Old Testament views on the entire country.
He goes on to claim
Rather than ignoring fringe elements of intolerance, Republicans "pander to them."
And Tod Robberson in the Dallas Morning News says
In a modern world torn apart by medieval religious extremism who wants to be affiliated with intolerance

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