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down from 82% who believed this in the 1950s, while the number of Americans who believe religion is old fashioned and out of date has grown to 30% from less than 10%.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.