Pew: Americans giving up on God, miracles

Half of Americans who have left their church no longer believe in God, leading a surge of nearly one quarter of the nation who have no affiliation with any religion, according to a new survey. Pew Research Center said Wednesday that 49 percent of what they term nones left their church and religion because they don’t believe. Another 20 percent said they don’t like organized religion. Other reasons included common sense and a lack of believe in miracles. The survey is the latest from Pew that demonstrates a growing trend in America: More and more people are junking religion and many are giving up on God. Pew interviewed several respondents to try and find a reason. Pew Said for example: About half of current religious ‘nones’ who were raised in a religion (49%) indicate that a lack of belief led them to move away from religion. This includes many respondents who mention ‘science’ as the reason they do not believe in religious teachings, including one who said ‘I’m a scientist now, and I don’t believe in miracles.’ Others reference ‘common sense,’ ‘logic’ or a ‘lack of evidence’ – or simply say they do not believe in God…

Source: Pew: Americans giving up on God, miracles

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2 Responses to Pew: Americans giving up on God, miracles

  1. Tom says:

    Hope, This is very sad to me. Although I raised up in error (Roman Catholicism), at least I had some information about God. That’s no longer the case for many.

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    • Hope Wingo says:

      Thanks, Tom. It is sad to me, too. I cannot imagine living in today’s world without the inner peace and the hope that is found only in Jesus. The fields truly are white and the laborers truly are few.

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