Monday, July 11, 2016

Age Profiles of Different U.S.Church Memberships

The Pew Research Center has a short article on the age profiles of different U.S. churches.  Mainline churches tend to have the older memberships, while Muslim and the religious "nones" tend to be the youngest.  Keep in mind that the ranking may change over time depending fertility rates.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Religious Accommodations

This week's Research on Religion Podcast discusses religious accommodations to laws.  Mark David discusses the history of such accommodations, including accommodations to not fight in war, not go to school, and not say the pledge of allegiance.  This is an excellent introduction to one aspect of church-state relations.