Monday, January 15, 2007

Professing Christians Do Seem to Divorce Less

Toad Rhodes:

"Why do so many people believe otherwise? It appears to stem from the work of George Barna. In well-publicized studies, he has compared divorce rates of “born again” Christians against non-Christians, and he finds little difference. Here’s the catch: his type of analysis labels as “non-Christian” many mainline Protestants, such as Presbyterians, Lutherans, and Episcopalians, and most Catholics. As such, he is comparing Christians against Christians. Ron Sider has publicized Barna’s statistics in his award winning Scandal of the Evangelical Conscience" [links mine].

- the entire article

1 comment:

Jamie Arpin-Ricci said...

Thanks for the quote/link. By the way, excellent new look for the blog!