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Opinion | Five Lies Our Culture Tells - The New York Times

The cultural roots of our political problems.

Let He Who Is Without Yeezys Cast the First Stone - The New York Times

Should pastors wear $5,000 sneakers? There’s been soul-searching recently over materialism in houses of worship.

"Christus vivit": Post-Synodal Exhortation to Young People and to the entire People of God (25 March 2019) | Francis

Pope Francis’post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation dedicated to Young People and to the entire People of God, “Christus vivit”, the result of the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment [3 to 28 October 2018], 25 March 2019

March 21st | Burned out? Here’s some advice.

Millennials: burned out? Not a new phenomenon, with possibly ancient cures. Do you want your airline safety features to be like the after-market upgrades on your car? And: electroconvulsive therapy is the second most controversial medical procedure, other than abortion. Now the legislature might legalize its involuntary application.

Can better corporate organization humanize the marketplace? Kickstarter is finding out. | America Magazine

Kickstarter is one of a small but growing number of entities, known as “benefit corporations” or “public benefit corporations,” that are ushering in a new approach to business.

Almost Half of Practicing Christian Millennials Say Evangelism Is Wrong - Barna Group

In a new report Barna finds that Christian Millennials feel conflicted about evangelism—in fact, almost half believe it is wrong to share their faith.

Employ Millennials? Here's Why You Should NOT Try To Retain Them

Millennials may not be 'loyal', but they can add tremendous value to your company.

Opinion | The Fleecing of Millennials - The New York Times

Their incomes are flat. Their wealth is down. And Washington is aggravating future threats.

Watch Saturday Night Live Highlight: Millennial Millions - NBC.com

Watch Saturday Night Live highlight 'Millennial Millions' on NBC.com

Late to Launch: The Post-Collegiate Struggle - The New York Times

Despite a low unemployment rate, many young adults lack job prospects that mesh with their idealized vision of the post-college world.

How Millennials Became The Burnout Generation

I couldn’t figure out why small, straightforward tasks on my to-do list felt so impossible. The answer is both more complex and far simpler than I expected.

Is the Protestant Work Ethic Real? (Ep. 360) - Freakonomics Freakonomics

People who are involved in religion tend to have lower rates of drug use, higher levels of happiness, and longer lives. But does religion actually cause any of that? (Photo: Kevin Dooley/Flickr)

Opinion | The Return of Paganism - The New York Times

Maybe there actually is a genuinely post-Christian future for America.

Millennials Didn’t Kill the Economy. The Economy Killed Millennials.

The American system has thrown them into debt, depressed their wages, kept them from buying homes—and then blamed them for everything.

Big Tuna Finds a Scapegoat: Millennials - The New York Times

A report in The Wall Street Journal suggested that the younger generation’s lack of can openers was hurting sales. That explanation seemed fishy.

Why America's 'nones' don't identify with a religion | Pew Research Center

Six-in-ten religious nones say the questioning of religious teachings is a very important reason for their lack of affiliation. But nones are far from a monolithic group.

Seattle’s new Bar Church welcomes beer, agnostics, and service - The Evergrey

That’s what you’ll find at Queen Anne Beerhall some Sundays when people enter the 7,000 square-foot space, order from the menu’s 60 or so brews, and listen to its 32-year-old pastor lead something he calls — very simply — Bar Church.

Where Churches Have Become Temples of Cheese, Fitness and Eroticism - The New York Times

Dozens of churches in Quebec have been repurposed into reading rooms, luxury condos, cheese emporiums and upmarket fitness centers in a Canadian province where the Catholic Church is in decline.

Church of England Resurrects Tradition to Attract Millennials

The Church of England is leaning on tradition, and millennials are showing up.

Wake Up! The Clock Is Ticking for Churches | Article | Christian Reformed Church

Looking into the near future, Tom Sine predicts many Christian churches will have to close their doors because they have an aging membership that is not being replaced by younger people.

Are You 21 to 37? You Might Be a Millennial - The New York Times

Millennials are a roughly defined generation, but on Thursday the Pew Research Center suggested an age range: people born between 1981 and 1996.

Is Seattle the Birthplace of a New Religion?

Turns out "post-Christian" Seattle is fertile ground for new church starts.

Listening to Young Atheists: Lessons for a Stronger Christianity

When a Christian foundation interviewed college nonbelievers about how and why they left religion, surprising themes emerged.

America's Changing Religious Identity

A seismic survey of American religious and denominational identity—the largest of its kind ever conducted—chronicles changes in the US religious landscape.

The changing nature of America's irreligious explained

Americans are increasingly choosing not to identify with any religious tradition. But this group of irreligious people is a complex one – with different relationships to religion.