A close look at nones suggests two things: So far, they haven't changed U.S. religious politics very much, but in time they are going to change them profoundly.
(RNS) The church and organized religion once led Gallup's annual list of institutions rated with the highest levels of confidence. Not anymore.
(RNS) Church is "like an ice cream parlor" -- we may stop by if we like the flavor, a new survey finds.
(RNS) As the 2016 election approaches, atheist, humanist and other freethinking activists are encouraged by a Pew Research Center survey that found a growing number of religiously unaffiliated -- or "nones."
(RNS) Divergent perspectives on the Pew survey are connected to larger narratives that frame how conservative and liberal Christians in the United States see themselves.
WASHINGTON (RNS) He's reached statistical tie for top ratings with the immensely popular late pope, who always scored more than 9 in 10 positive views from Catholics.
(RNS) Women increasingly show signs of joining men in letting go of that soulful search for meaning. Who's got time?
(RNS) "Secular people don’t believe in anything supernatural, but that doesn’t render us sterile souls," Phil Zuckerman said. "But because religion has constructed the language with which we describe existential wonder, it is almost like that is not our territory. But it most certainly is."
(RNS) It used to be that figuring out what Americans think about pretty much anything was relatively simple. No more. Here's why.
(RNS) Those four in 10 Americans who check "Christian" box on a survey, but never go to church, may really be post-Christian.
(RNS) A new paper links a rise in Internet use to a decline in religious affiliation.
The number of people who claim no religious brand is climbing the statistical ranks, but these "nones" may not be who you think they are.
NEW YORK (RNS) Now the mayor will have to navigate the lack of his own religious identity within a city as religiously diverse as New York.
(RNS) Researchers say those with no religious affiliation are now statistically equal to evangelical Protestants as a share of U.S. Hispanics and warn of a religious divide in the Hispanic community that will be felt for decades to come.
(RNS) Most of the reviews for "Gravity" don’t mention that the main character represents an increasingly common theme in American religion: The spiritual “none of the above.”