Crunchy Con on new American Religious Identification Survey

Rod Dreher writes:

Well, look, as someone born Methodist, converted to Catholicism, and now to Orthodoxy, I’m hardly in a position to criticize others for jumping traditions. Conscious of the weakness of my own position, I will say, though, that the major thrust of my own pilgrimages has been looking for a stable tradition in a society in which everything is in rapid flux.

Note that this rapid change happened in only 18 years. What will the next 18 years bring, given that so many Americans will have been raised with little if any vestige of traditional religion, or to think in traditional religious categories? Here comes the further mainstreaming of Moralistic Therapeutic Deism.

Gimme that freelance religion – Crunchy Con

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