Young Adults Doing Religion on Their Own? Blame It on Politics — Politics Daily

Young Adults Doing Religion on Their Own? Blame It on Politics — Politics Daily: “‘We seek to explain why American adults became increasingly likely to express no religious preference as the 1990s unfolded. Briefly summarized, we find that the increase was not connected to a loss of religious piety, and that it was connected to politics. In the 1990s many people who had weak attachments to religion and either moderate or liberal political views found themselves at odds with the conservative political agenda of the Christian Right and reacted by renouncing their weak attachment to organized religion.'”

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