Is religion in decline? My colleague Eric Nelson, Committee on Publication for Northern California, posted a thoughtful blog on what he has observed in his spiritual practice. Eric writes:
By their own admission, the results of San Francisco radio station KALW’s recent religious survey are “not necessarily statistically valid.” Even so, they reinforce what many of the more scientific studies have been suggesting for some time: Religion is in decline.
“I would say [I’m] spiritual and religious by preference,” wrote one survey participant, “but traumatized by several churches, so church is no longer in my life.”
Read more from Eric Nelson’s blog.