- Jul 7, 2020
Only about half of American Catholics can correctly identify Church teaching on communion, according to a new Pew study.
Even in Key West, known as “Sin City South” for its hedonistic atmosphere, organized religion appears to be alive and well.
A new Pew Research Center survey has some interesting takeaways. While the majority of Americans say they believe in a higher power, what they are talking about isn’t necessarily God “as described in the Bible.”
In his new book, “Blood & Faith: Christianity in American White Nationalism,” Damon T. Berry traces how white nationalists — who believe whites are superior to other races and promote a whites-only vision of America — have cherry-picked Scripture to craft their exclusive ideology.
Robert N. Bellah defined civil religion as “a collection of beliefs, symbols, and rituals,” drawn from American history and “institutionalized in a collectivity” that function “not as a form of national self-worship but as the subordination of the nation to ethical principles that transcend it in terms of which it should be judged.” What does that mean during the presidency of Donald Trump?