Posts Tagged ‘unbelievers’

The state of the church in Christchurch Comments 0

Friday, April 5th, 2013

In an article on the state of the church in Christchurch, New Zealand, Anna Turner says the number of Christians in Christchurch is dropping, while those identifying as non-religious is steadily on the rise. According to the last census, many Christchurch Christians were older, with 20.6 per cent being over 65. Those who were non-religious Read more

Unbelievers number next to Christians and Muslims Comments 0

Friday, December 21st, 2012

More than 80 per cent of the world’s people identify with a religious group — but unbelievers, including atheists and agnostics, are now the third largest grouping. These results come from a new demographic study carried out by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life. Christians, with 2.2 billion or 32 per Read more

Unbelievers seek religion too Comments 0

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Know your enemy, ran the headline in a recent editorial of New Scientist: “To rule out God, first get to know him.” God, New Scientist seems surprised to find, is still everywhere. Try as we might to reduce the Almighty to the small “god” promoted by secularists, we can’t seem to rid ourselves of Him. Read more