Religion: Churchgoers, Believers

U. S. churchmen perennially watch for signs of a U. S. religious revival, are perennially pleased to think they see such signs. An unkind blow were two surveys of U. S. opinion released this week. Not conclusive (because neither provided any conclusive comparison with the past), they were nevertheless far from encouraging:

>A Gallup poll reported that 50% of the U. S. public go to church less often than their parents did; 18% more often; 32% "about the same." Asked whether interest in religion was increasing or decreasing, only 27% of farmers and 29%...

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