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Author Archives: Tobin Grant
About Tobin Grant
@TobinGrant blogs for Religion News Service at Corner of Church and State, a data-driven conversation on religion and politics. He is a political science professor at Southern Illinois University and associate editor of the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion.
Why are young evangelicals so out of step with other young adults on the issue of same-sex marriage?
You won’t believe how many people in your church could say, “I believe; help my unbelief!” We’re charting out certainty in God and belief in a personal God.
Congregations are often judged by their size, but what does this hide about the way we do religion? Is there, like in baseball, a hidden way of doing things that should be measured?
This is one of those times when how you define evangelicalism really, really matters. They’re not dwindling, just changing like the rest of America.
Today’s college freshmen were five years old on 9/11. Let that sink in. What else do they not remember?
Want a picture of how Catholic families have changed over the past four decades? We’ve got five of them.