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23 Jan 2024

Americans Now Prefer 'Spirituality' Over Religion

A Pew Research Poll reveals that 41% of Americans consider themselves [more spiritual over time](, compared to 24% who feel more religious. The survey shows a decline in religiosity, especially among younger Americans, with 33% claiming to be less religious. Evangelical Protestants and Historically Black Protestants are most likely to report increased spirituality, while atheists predominantly indicate a decrease in both spirituality and religiosity. The definitions of spirituality vary, encompassing beliefs in God, Jesus, or other concepts.