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Religion in America

Posted Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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Religion in America A recent survey suggests that Christianity is still the dominant religion in America. More than three-quarters of Americans identify as Christians, but the number of atheists is on the rise. In 2007, 1.6 percent of Americans identified as atheists, but today that number is 2.4 percent. We'll talk about Americans' changing beliefs and attitudes towards religion.

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Mano Singham, Theoretical Physicist at CWRU and atheist
Joe Puckett, Jr., Minister at Hartville Church
Peter Haas, Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Case Western Resrve University
Craig Bauman, President of the University of Akron’s Secular Student Alliance
Tracey Lind, Reverend at Trinity Episcopal Church

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