Tuesday, 30 April 2013

The percentage of Americans calling themselves Protestants is in sharp decline in the USA...

Click HERE to read the NYT article!

Questions on the NYT article:
  1. By what percentage has the number of Protestants declined over the past half century?
  2. Who are the "liberal mainline", "evangelical", and "born again" Protestants?
  3. By what percentage has the number of atheists grown in the past 40 years?
  4. Is it fair to say that US society is undergoing a process of secularization?
  5. What is the profile of those aged 18 to 22 regarding religious practice and belief?
  6. Why does the percentage of Catholics remain constant?
  7. Who are the "Nones" and what do they believe in?
  8. What are the causes of secularization in the USA?
  9. What aspect of religious practice do young people seem to prefer?
  10. What will be the likely place in American society of the Protestant faith in the future?

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