INFOGRAPHIC: Millennials & Religion

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

This week The Takeaway is exploring the relationship millennials, those aged 18-30, have with religion in our series "Young Nation Under God?" We'll be talking to young people of the Jewish faith, young Muslims and millennial Christians about the changing role faith plays for this generation.

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According to the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, more than one-quarter of American adults, about 28 percent, have left the faith in which they were raised in favor of another religion, or no religion at all.

A quarter of millennials say they are not affiliated with any particular religion. To the right you'll find an infographic of the trends reported by Pew.

You can also add your voice to the conversation by joining us here at TheTakeaway.org for a live chat on the changing role of religion.

Visit our site this Friday from 2-3 PM ET to chat with The Takeaway's host John Hockenberry and Lisa Pearce, a professor of sociology at the University of North Carolina.

You can also tweet us your thoughts using the hash tag #MyBeliefs or write your own story on our Facebook page here.

Editors:

T.J. Raphael

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