#TIA – The headline writers at CNN had fun in listing the 10 reasons why people go to church and the 9 reasons they don’t
Social scientists and religious leaders have lots of theories about the long, slow slide, blaming it on everything from the internet
to the politicization
of conservative Christianity.
A new Pew Research Center study
offers something different: a survey of 4,729 Americans telling us precisely why they do (or don’t) attend religious services.
Some of their answers are unsurprising. Americans who don’t believe in religion don’t often attend church. Because duh.”