Religious Trends in Twentieth-Century America

Walter Sundberg

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 1/1/2000

Issue: The Twentieth Century (Vol. 20, No 1, Winter, 2000)

Mainline church membership is in decline, while conservative churches are growing. Political activism seriously divides mainline churches. A radicalized separation of church and state contributes to the secularization of American society. At the turn of the century, these three developments continue to shape religion in America.

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