Barring any limiting event such as war or economic depression, if the pace at which Christians abandon their faith before the age of 30 accelerates beyond its current pace, America might no longer be a majority Christian nation by as early as 2045.
And Christians wouldn’t just lose their majority status in America in this scenario. They would also be outnumbered by the religiously unaffiliated, also known as “nones,” according to the findings of a new analysis by the Pew Research Center.
The findings are based on work from the Pew Research Center which projects religious composition in the United States under multiple switching scenarios for the first time, as part of the Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures project. The project analyzes religious change and its impact on societies around the world.
In the study, Pew…