James A. Haught

When US Adults Are Asked to Identify Their Religion, the Answer Is Increasingly 'None'

By now, it’s clear that religion is fading in America, as it has done in most advanced Western democracies. Dozens of surveys find identical evidence: Fewer American adults, especially those under 30, attend church or even belong to a church. They tell interviewers their religion is “none.” They ignore faith.

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