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Can religion answer today’s problems?

Can religion answer today’s problems?

As America becomes a more secular nation, the number of citizens who believe that religion can “answer all or most” of today’s problems is decreasing:

Poverty, disease and broken hearts — can religion be the answer to these and other problems in today’s world?

According to a recent Gallup poll, 57% of Americans believe that religion can solve all or most of today’s problems. While still a majority belief, the number is down from 82% who believed this in the 1950s, while the number of Americans who believe religion is old fashioned and out of date has grown to 30% from less than 10%.

For the rest of the article and analysis of the survey, please visit the Huffington Post Religion page here.


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