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Whites Losing Their Religion?

It's a white thing, you wouldn't understand -- or is it? (Prazis/Shutterstock)

Discuss. This sounds superficially plausible, but I wonder if it’s closer to the truth to say that the whole world is not getting more secular, Westerners are getting more secular.

What do you think?

(I’m just giving y’all something to talk about while I’m busy. I’ve been traveling all day, headed to Louisville to give some Benedict Option lectures at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary on Tuesday and Wednesday. Terminal C at ATL says hey. You can get the lecture schedule and find out how you can watch them live online here.)

about the author

Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. He has written and edited for the New York Post, The Dallas Morning News, National Review, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Washington Times, and the Baton Rouge Advocate. Rod’s commentary has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the Weekly Standard, Beliefnet, and Real Simple, among other publications, and he has appeared on NPR, ABC News, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and the BBC. He lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with his wife Julie and their three children. He has also written four books, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming, Crunchy Cons, How Dante Can Save Your Life, and The Benedict Option.

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