Tracking the trends in religiosity in modern American life

By all accounts, the trends are clear: religion is in decline in modern American society. The rise in the number of people who declare themselves as unaffiliated to a religious community, or self-identify as belonging to no religion at all, is reinforced with each passing poll.

Joining Beliefs this week to discuss belief in America is Alan Cooperman, Director of Religion Research at Pew Research Center. Alan recently appeared at a symposium at Fordham University’s Center on Religion and Culture.