Posts Tagged ‘ emergent church ’

Blog discussion of Millennials and religion

March 5, 2010
By tomsander

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A recent Pew Research report “Religion Among The Millennials” prompted PoliticsDaily’s Jeffrey Weiss to compare Pew’s report with forthcoming findings in American Grace that younger Americans are turning away from conservative religion, not because they dislike the religiosity, but because they dislike the dose  of conservative politics with their religion. Robert…
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U.S. News cites Putnam on reattracting youth to religion

June 8, 2009
By tomsander

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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 big challenges. Many young people are more likely to volunteer through college organizations or groups…
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