The public’s trust in “organized religion” is on the decline. While wearying, Martin Marty says that these polls offer insights and lessons on how religious institutions must serve the public better.
Read Professor Marty’s full commentary and offer your thoughts. I’m curious: how you interpret this trend and the larger implications?
~Trent Gilliss, senior editor
If this graph is anywhere near an accurate reflection of public opinion, it seems we’ve undergone a bloodless, invisible, and very successful coup. We are now satisfied to be living in a police state run by the armed forces.