By Tessa O’NeillTessa O`NeillJanuary 15, 2020 10:17 amThe days of the church in the United States are numbered, and with it the Christian faith.
In the decades that have passed since the end of the Cold War, the church has been forced to adapt and become more inclusive, becoming a more inclusive institution, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey.
The number of people identifying as Christian has fallen to just 12% from 20% in the 1990s, the survey shows.
While the church is in its final years of existence, some secularists are warning against what they see as the impending demise of the Christian religion in the U.S.
A growing number of Americans now identify as secular, according a new Pew Research survey.
According to the survey, one in three Americans now describe themselves as “nothing but secular,” and one in four identifies as “agnostic.”
The survey, which asked a random sample of 2,000 Americans whether they identified with a religion, found that 35% of Americans identified as atheist, agnostic or other.
Another 35% described themselves as Christian.
The percentage of the U and U-M student population who describe themselves “nothing more than atheist” has nearly doubled since 2011.
That’s according to the most recent survey by the Pew Research Project on Religion and Public Life.
According a 2016 study, the proportion of U-S students who say they don’t have a religion has also increased by about 40%.
“The decline of the American church, along with the decline of America’s religious landscape and the increasing number of non-religious Americans, has led many to question the viability of American Christianity,” the survey authors wrote.
“A number of factors have led to this shift, but perhaps the most important is that the secularization of our society has also accelerated, and the religious landscape is increasingly fragmented.”
As more and more Americans leave the church, they are also leaving behind the traditions that define it.
In a recent Gallup survey, almost a third of U.