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Subject:  Nonreligious could be new silent majority Date:  10/12/2012  9:20 AM
Author:  lindytoes Number:  410846 of 507765

Dupuy: 'Nonreligious' could be new silent majority
How do we know Americans are embellishing their churchiness en masse? If 37 percent of Americans went to church weekly or more and 33 percent went monthly or yearly, you know what you’d see at churches? Lines of people. A hundred million people every single Sunday. Instead, churches — even iconic megachurches — are going bankrupt and the pews are collecting dust instead of donations.
No, when it comes to self-reporting religious devotion, Americans cannot be trusted.
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