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?
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.
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.
Today’s refusal effectively upholds same-sex marriage in eleven new states. It also signals that more is yet to come.
The debate over religious freedom in the United States knows no bounds – not even in the drafting of a municipal signage ordinance.