Although the United States is known worldwide to be a religious nation, few Americans say that faith is a top priority in their life.
Nearly 90% of Americans, according to the CIA World Factbook, identify themselves with a religion. But only 12% of American adults say faith is a top priority in their life, according to a new study by the Barna Group. About three-quarters of the US population is Christian.
The gap is vast between self-described affiliation with Christianity and ascribing highest priority to that faith, commented David Kinnaman, president of the Barna Group, in a statement. When it comes to why so much of American religion seems merely skin-deep, this gap between what people call themselves and what they prioritize is perhaps most telling.
The 12% who say faith is the highest priority in their life is up from nine percent in 2008, but down from 16% in 2006…. Read this in full at
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