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Young Americans, Faithless and Fatherless

Dianna4 Wrote: Jul 07, 2012 10:40 AM
This is hilarious! "But first, some caveats." And Brown goes on to list some of the reasons why there is really no connection between fatherlessness and faithlessness. "That being said," he continues. "[I]t is important to probe the connection between fatherlessness and faithlessness." Brilliant! Simply brilliant!

According to a recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center, almost one in three Americans under the age of 30 doubt that God exists, while, in contrast, the figure for Americans over the age of 65 is less than one in ten. Could there be a connection between the fatherlessness of this younger generation and their struggles with faith? According to a theory called “the psychology of atheism,” the answer might well be yes.

But first, some caveats. 1) There are many reasons why people struggle with the issue of faith, so it would be wrong to think that “one...