Christianity on the Decline

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"Christianity on the Decline"

Interesting Holy Week item from Gallup showing the slow-but-steady decline in the percentage of Americans self-identifying as Christian:


The right way to think about the growing political mobilization of Christianity is that back when Christian self-identification was up in the nineties there was nothing to mobilize. But as the number of self-identified Christian goes down, its potential as a politically salient identity goes up.

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