Amy at Texas Faith: Will spirtually unaffiliated baby boomers return to religion in senior years?

Amy at Texas Faith: Will spirtually unaffiliated baby boomers return to religion in senior years?

TEXAS FAITH: Will baby boomers be the next source of growth for religion in America? By Bill McKenzie / Editorial Columnist   Let’s return to Frank Newport’s book, God is Alive and Well: The Future of Religion in America. I did an interview with Newport, Gallup’s editor-in-chief, for our Points section on Easter Sunday. As part of the interview, he …

Amy at Texas Faith: The Global South’s influence on religion

Amy at Texas Faith: The Global South’s influence on religion

Amy/Moonlady on Texas Faith blog This week’s question: Are the patterns of the Global South going to keep making their mark on various faiths, not just Christianity? Amy’s answer: The rise of Pentecostal and Charismatic religions in the Global South parallels the rise of the spiritually unaffiliated. Underlying it is a fundamental change in worship styles. There is a greater …

Amy at Texas Faith: Is the religious left too nice?

Amy at Texas Faith: Is the religious left too nice?

Is the religious left indeed without the same influence and profile as the religious right? If so, is it because the religious left has tried more to be civil and nice than to make a compelling moral argument?   AMY MARTIN, Executive Director, Earth Rhythms; Writer/editor, Moonlady Media As a Taoist, am I the religious left or right? What about …

Amy at Texas Faith: Rise of the Nones

Amy at Texas Faith: Rise of the Nones

  Q: What is it that the institutions of religion are not providing a growing number of people? And if this younger generation remains unaffiliated as it ages, what’s the future of religion?   AMY MARTIN,  Executive Director, Earth Rhythms; Writer/Editor, Moonlady Media Sometimes an image changes everything. The early NASA views of Earth from the Moon, the first times …

Amy on Texas Faith: Does President Obama need to “own God?”

Amy on Texas Faith: Does President Obama need to “own God?”

Question by William McKenzie: Sally Quinn minced no words after the presidential debate Wednesday. She wrote on the Washington Post’s On Faith blog that Barack Obama handed Mitt Romney “the God vote.” Said Quinn: “When Mitt Romney mentioned the ‘Creator’ in the debate Wednesday, he owned it. ‘We’re all children of the same God,’ he said. That’s about 85 percent …

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