Churches rename to escape stigma

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“The word Baptist is such a turnoff,” said David Roozen, director of the Hartford Institute for Religion Research in Connecticut, who has documented the name-changing trend. “There is a kind of national skepticism about evangelical Christianity because of the religious right and the connection to the Bush administration. You say ‘Baptist’ and people almost automatically […]

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