Playing hide and seek with God

Where do you go on Sundays if you are “spiritual but not religious”? Oft-cited Pew Research Center surveys report an increase ipercentage of respondents who answer “None” when asked to name their religious identity: from about 16% in 2007 to around 29% in 2018. Not surprisingly, their surveys also note a decline in church attendance and participation over the past few decades.

Why do people stop going to church? In the midst of the Center’s comprehensive data, I think the answer is…

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