A new study shows a significant decline in the number of Americans who identify as Protestants:


The decline is particularly strong among younger people.

Views: 69

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Interesting report.  It bears reading all of the way through - not all of the "nones" are atheists or agnostics.

You are absolutely correct, but I do believe it shows a weakening of the religious tradition. Probably the last step in a transformation from believer to unbeliever is declaring yourself and atheist or agnostic. In between there is a lot of "not-very-religious-at-all" expression.

It does show that religion is declining - a good sign.


Support Atheist Nexus

Supporting Membership

Nexus on Social Media:

Latest Activity

Gerald Payne replied to Russell Pangborn's discussion How many of you despise Edward Snowden?
3 minutes ago
Grinning Cat liked Joe's discussion This Church Service In Tennessee Includes Everything But God
15 minutes ago
Loren Miller liked Loren Miller's discussion Consider the Atheist (Madalyn Murray O'Hair)
1 hour ago
Loren Miller added a discussion to the group Politics, Economics, and Religion
1 hour ago
Joan Denoo posted a group
1 hour ago
Metamorphosis posted a video

Goodbye to the First Amendment

Il faut qu'une constitution soit courte et obscure. Elle doit être faite de manière à ne pas gêner l'action du gouvernement. Napoléon Bonaparte
1 hour ago
John Jubinsky posted photos
1 hour ago
Profile Iconreno barber and arijit saha joined Atheist Nexus
1 hour ago

© 2015   Atheist Nexus. All rights reserved. Admin: Richard Haynes.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service