Four Conceptions of God in America

An interesting new study of religiosity in America:
One God, four views:

“Not all Americans see the powerful old man in the sky”


The authors suggest religion may most successfully motivate individuals through what it can offer them in spiritual intimacy and congregational connectivity rather than through demands backed by threats of divine punishment. Believers in an “angry” God tend to reject the idea that church and state are or can be separate, and are more likely to feel that one’s religious faith is exclusively the correct path of righteousness.

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One response to “Four Conceptions of God in America

  1. At first I thought this was interesting, but then I realized it proves something I already know. Pious people are inconsistant in not just beliefs but logic, sanity and a myriad of other attributes.