Interesting article by Stephen Prothero, chair of Boston University’s Dept of Religion. Prothero writes:
One of the biggest challenges to any ancient faith is to adapt to modern circumstances and then, as circumstances change, to adapt again. American religious institutions are, as a rule, doing a poor job of listening to and learning from this millennial generation.
Some really interesting thoughts in the article. I think there is a real challenge over how churches engage with not just young people but those in their 20s-30s. As people begin to settle down do they really turn back to traditional religion or is it the case that Christianity, and other religions hasn’t done enough to engage with this generation and needs to spend more time reflecting on this.
Read the article here. (Thanks Intersect)