Public Life http://tpr.org en The Source: Losing Our Religion | Lackland After the Scandal http://tpr.org/post/source-losing-our-religion-lackland-after-scandal <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p>For years the decline of participation in American Churches has been predicted and borne out. &nbsp;A recent <a href="http://www.gallup.com/poll/162803/americans-say-religion-losing-influence.aspx" target="_blank">Gallup poll </a>shows that people think the influence of religion has declined. &nbsp;The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life shows an increase in the nonreligious and that the country is nearly evenly split on how it feels about the <a href="http://www.pewforum.org/growth-of-the-nonreligious-many-say-trend-is-bad-for-american-society.aspx?print=true" target="_blank">growth of the nonreligious</a>. &nbsp;Byron Johnson, Director of the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor joins us along with Gabriel Acevedo Sociology Professor at UTSA.</p><p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 18:34:46 +0000 Paul Flahive 15486 at http://tpr.org The Source: Losing Our Religion | Lackland After the Scandal