Posts Tagged ‘NZ religion’

Professor says Kiwis have “had it” with traditional religions Comments 0

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Peter Lineham, professor of history and religion at Massey University, says it is anecdotally evident that many people have “just had it” with religion. The respected academic joined RadioLIVE’s Mark Sainsbury to discuss how new age and traditional religions are evolving in the 21st century. Listen to the interview Related Posts:Religion is becoming more and Read more

Trust in churches continues to decline Comments 0

Monday, July 9th, 2018

A  recent survey suggests that, in the last 2 years, New Zealanders’ trust in churches has continued to decline. The same survey shows that the perceived change in personal trust in churches in the same period to be greater than the participants’ answers actually indicate. The results indicate a score of 7 for reduced net trust. The Read more

Kiwis losing the faith Comments 0

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Our so-called ‘God’s own’ country is fast becoming anything but. A century ago New Zealand was one of most religious places on the planet, with the great majority of Kiwis, Pākehā and Māori alike, believing in some form of Christianity. Fast forward a few generations and not only Christianity, but belief in any form of Read more