28th November 2018

“Beliefs need social support like fish need water. With teens, we see what amounts to an ongoing inter-generational shift – from tentativeness to agnosticism, and from agnosticism to atheism. The message all along has been that there has been a decline in [church] attendance but people still believe something. The new part of this story is that an increasing number of people not only don't want anything to do with organized religion but they also are losing their belief.”

Reginald Bibby