Vast Numbers of people are quitting Religion

For this latest insight I am leaning upon two polls, and not just one … Spoiler alert, if you lean towards rationalism, then both are really good news. If however you have a personality that is more inclined to lean into faith, then both will indeed be very depressing. Often pollsters will ask you to … Read more

What does Biblical Literalism really mean?


Gallup recently released the results of a poll that asked people how they view the bible. The question they asked was this … Which of the following statements comes closest to describing your views about the Bible — the Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word … Read more

The Ongoing decline of US Religious Belief

The saga of a decline is US religion has a new data point. On June 17, 2022, Gallup released the results of a new poll. You can find the details on their website under the title “Belief in God in U.S. Dips to 81%, a New Low“. This specific survey was rather focused, and asked … Read more

How many believe in Creationism?


Gallop have published the results of their regular poll that explores belief in Creationism. From this we learn that 40% of U.S. adults ascribe to a strictly creationist view of human origins, believing that God created them in their present form within roughly the past 10,000 years. Let’s take a look at the details they … Read more

Poll: Decline of US confidence in Religion continues

decline of religion in US

The news comes via the publication of the latest Gallup poll. The title of their release is “U.S. Confidence in Organized Religion Remains Low“, but dive in and you find that this is a bit of a misleading title. It has actually declined even further. It has not simply remained low, but has continued to … Read more

The collapse of faith in Catholic priests

catholic confidence in priests

What do Catholics think about Catholic Priests? Roughly one month ago, in the lead up to Christmas 2018, Gallup conducted a poll of people that asked about the categories of professions that they trusted the most. They have been doing that every year for some time now. From that one we learned the following … Nurses … Read more