Blog discussion of Millennials and religion

March 5, 2010

Flickr photo by Echobase

A recent Pew Research report “Religion Among The Millennials” prompted PoliticsDaily’s Jeffrey Weiss to compare Pew’s report with findings in American Grace that younger Americans are turning away from conservative religion, not because they…

Read more »

Op-Ed by David Campbell on religious tolerance

November 30, 2009

American Grace co-author David Campbell has an Op-Ed in today’s USA Today (with John C. Green and J. Quin Monson) entitled “Tolerance? We have a ways to go”.

The Op-Ed sizes up the chances of Republican challenger Mitt Romney to…

Read more »

U.S. News cites Putnam on reattracting youth to religion

June 8, 2009

(Flickr photo by foggiegee)

Dan Gilgoff, of U.S. News and World Report, in “Churches Fight Back Against Shrinking Youth Membership” (6/3/09) quotes Prof. Robert D. Putnam.

For all their marketing research and high production value, though, mainliners’ branding campaigns face…

Read more »

Press Mentions of American Grace Research

May 18, 2009

Flickr photo by JK58541

Here are some of the news stories over the last several weeks of research by Robert Putnam and David Campbell to appear in American Grace.

Washington Post: Michael Gerson’s syndicated Op-Ed “Religion and Our Civic Behavior”…

Read more »

Young Americans dropping out of religion, other American Grace findings by Putnam/Campbell

May 18, 2009

(Saying Grace; Flickr photo by ImCait)

Robert D. Putnam (Harvard) and David Campbell (Notre Dame) recently previewed selected themes from American Grace at the May 2009 Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life that…

Read more »


May 12, 2009

Flickr photo by Oscar Ordenes

AMERICAN GRACE: How Religion Is Reshaping Our Civic and Political Lives by David Campbell and Robert D. Putnam, will be published in 2010.


Read more »