Saturday, September 04, 2004

I'm posting this from Beliefnet's convention blog by Steven Waldman; with special attention to the closing point --

Red God, Blue God
September 1, 2004 10:30 a.m.

As noted in these pages, the so-called religion gap is actually a church attendance gap. But why does THAT exist?
. . .But it's also time we asked what this God gap says about religion. Conversely, the question is not why less-frequent attenders vote Democratic, but why Democrats are drawn to church less often. Why are progressive houses of worship unable to create an urgent reason for liberal people to show up on Sundays?

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