Religious nones are the face of the evolving religious landscape. But that oversimplifies shifts taking place around the world, according to the research.
Davis Voas is a professor of social science at University College London, where he studies religious change. He helps lead the European Values Survey and British Religion in Numbers project.
Scott McConnell is the executive director of LifeWay Research, which conducts surveys on issues affecting American religious life and Protestant pastors. Arrange an interview through Aaron Earls.
Mary Gautier is a senior research associate with the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate, which studies Catholic demographic trends.
These 19 people can help you understand the significance of this month’s United Methodist conference on human sexuality.
The Rev. Randy Wall is senior pastor of New Covenant United Methodist Church in Mount Holly, N.C. He’s also the chairman of United Methodist Rural Advocates, a group that advocates on behalf of rural and small-membership churches within the denomination.
The Rev. Althea Spencer-Miller is an assistant professor of New Testament at Drew University Theological School and a United Methodist pastor.
The Rev. Alex da Silva Souto is pastor of New Milford United Methodist Church in New Milford, Conn. He is one of the authors of the Simple Plan, a plan for the future of the United Methodist Church that would involve eliminating all restrictions on LGBTQ clergy and church members from the denomination’s guiding documents. […]
The Rev. Chris Ritter is the directing pastor of Geneseo First United Methodist Church in Geneseo, Ill. He served as a clergy delegate to General Conference in 2016 and the special session on sexuality.