Based on the readings and videos, how do you think that the U.S. religious landscape has been changing? What do you see as the potential sources of these changes, and what might you predict for the future?
In your response, please refer specifically to at least three of the
, citing them in the text and also listing the Learning Resources you have used as references at the end of your post, using APA citation style.
WATCH 2 short videos:
TEDx. (2013, Jan. 31). Brian J. Grim – Sociology, global religion and religious freedom. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qo5jKHZNJ9U&list=PLEF67EB48D1168D2F
Pew Research Center. (2015, November 3). How the U.S. public became less religious. Retrieved from http://www.pewforum.org/2015/11/03/video-how-the-u-s-public-became-less-religious
Cox, D., & Jones, R. (2017, Sept. 6). America’s changing religious identity. Public Religion Research Institute. Retrieved from https://www.prri.org/research/american-religious-landscape-christian-religiously-unaffiliated/
Lipka, M., & Gecewicz, C. (2017, Sept. 6). More Americans now say they’re spiritual but not religious. Retrieved from http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/09/06/more-americans-now-say-theyre-spiritual-but-not-religious/
Lipka, M., & B. Wormald. (2016, Feb. 29). How religious is your state? Retrieved from http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/02/29/how-religious-is-your-state/?state=alabama
Cooper, B., D. Cox, R. Lienesch, & R. P. Jones. (2016, Sept. 22). Exodus: Why Americans are leaving religion – and why they’re unlikely to come back. PPRI. http://www.prri.org/research/prri-rns-2016-religiously-unaffiliated-americans/PRRI
Pew Research Center. (2015, May 12). America’s Changing Religious Landscape.