The dangerous paradox of the religious polarization of American politics

Posted on AllSides October 17th, 2022
From The Center

A key factor driving political polarization in the United States today is religion — not what religion you are, but how religious you are.

Here’s the paradox: Americans have been losing their religion for years.

The Pew Research Center reports that “the country has been growing less religious over time,” evidenced by a decline in the share of the population identifying as “Christian” from about 90 percent in the early 1990s to a little over 60 percent in 2022, plus a growing number of Americans who claim no religious affiliation (those with “no religion,” atheists and agnostics now...

Read full story

AllSides Picks

More News about Religion and Faith from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right