Does religious unbelief exist? | Dr Lois Lee | Think Kent

Hi, I’m Lois Lee and I’m a Research Fellow here at the University of Kent and I also direct the Understanding Unbelief programme and I’m going to talk today about unbelief. So, over the past 10 years there’s been growing interest in atheism and other forms of religious unbelief and that’s reflected in our academic…

(Really) Bad News For Religious Conservatives

so we have a recent poll by Public Religion Research Institute and in ass Millennials if they’re so interested in the church if they have a religious affiliation and how what issues might have affected whether they have a religious affiliation on a an answer is clear listen this seventy percent of Millennials think that…

Will The Internet Kill Religion?

Between 1990 and 2010, 25 million Americans lost their religion. At the same time, they also began spending 400 million hours per day on the internet. Coincidence? I don’t know……. Hey everyone, Laci Green here for DNews. As religiosity in America continues to fall at a pretty dramatic rate, scientists have been asking: huh? WHYYYY???…

Saint of the Day — Nicephorus — March 13

Today we celebrate the fest of Saint Nicephorus. Born in Constantinople around 758, Necephorus was from a noble, strictly orthodox family. Despite being nobles, his family was antagonized for their steadfast support of the teachings of the Church concerning images and their opposition to Iconoclasts. Nevertheless, Nicephorus entered the service of the Empire, becoming the…

How Religious Are Americans?

♪ [Living Facts] [How Religious Are Americans?]]>>GREG SMITH: The United States is among the most religious countries in the industrialized world. In our surveys, 9 in 10 Americans tell us they believe in God or a higher power, and many Americans say religion is very important in their lives. The data also show, however, the…

EPIC Religious Debate Faith Vs Logic

I’m not going to lie — The world has been around for 6000 years? Do you believe that slavery slavery is OK? NO! Alright well we’ve just proven that and the Bible said it It says slavery is OK?? [unclear] – Morally – We’re not for slavery — yea – Leviticus yeah, stuff they don’t…

Jonathan Haidt: Polarization as Religion

It’s great to welcome back to the program today. Jonathon hight, who is a social psychologist and professor at [inaudible] New York University Stern School of business. He’s the author of multiple New York Times bestsellers, including the righteous mind. The newer book coauthored with Greg Luke. Ian Off the coddling of the American mind…