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“God is tied.
A recent survey showed there are now as many Americans who claim “no religion” — 23 percent — as there are who identify as Catholic or evangelical, the two largest affiliations.
This trend has been rising steadily, reportedly growing nearly 270 percent in the last 30 years. Which means next time they take the poll, America’s most popular answer to “What is your religious tradition?” will be “None.””
This might shock our forefathers, who created this country for the right to religious freedom, and who referenced the “Creator” in the Declaration of Independence.
So why are people so discouraged? Has God lost His (or Her) luster? Or is it something else?”
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