Jim Hinch (who covers religion for the Orange County Register) has an interesting piece in the American Scholar, entitled, "Where Are the People?" dealing with the rapid decline of evangelicalism in Orange County as typified by the change in ownership of the big glass church. Where Are the People?
Dr. Brian Lee (pastor of the "other" Christ Reformed Church in DC) has an essay in the new on-line magazine (The Federalist) on "Lessons and Carols" as one way to keep "Christmas in Christianity" as he puts it. Keeping Christmas in Christianity
We've all heard of "Fly-over Country" and the corresponding red-blue division of the United States (by political party). Here's a similar map, only this time arranged by religious affiliation. Roman Catholicism dominates where I live, and from the looks of it, only two small counties have a "Reformed" majority. It will come as no surprise that these both are in Western Michigan. Religious Makeup of America