Tagged: Public Religion Research Institute

“Closet Atheists” Abound in America

by James A. Haught Atheists are disliked in America—constantly denigrated in public surveys—which may explain why many doubters conceal their lack of belief. However, a 2017 poll by University of Kentucky researchers found that perhaps one-fourth of Americans are...

The Long, Slow Death of Religion

Special Article by James A. Haught Editor Emeritus—The Charleston Gazette-Mail (West Virginia) By now, it’s clear that religion is fading in America, as it has done in most advanced Western democracies. Dozens of surveys...