04 November 2015

Millennials: The Modern Zealots

Today, one needs only to walk into a random church on Sunday morning to see that attendance is down. The faithful are dwindling, especially among the younger generation, or the "millennials." At least, that is what the general public, media, and news says. U.S. News and World Report published a news article today "Americans Becoming Less Religious Thanks to Millennials," documenting the decline in percentages of young people who identify with a religion or even believe in God. While all very interesting, the truth is that millennials are not less religious today; simply, their religion lies elsewhere: politics.