Gallup reports new low in religious confidence

Americans’ confidence in organized religion, slowly but steadily declining since the 1970s, slipped to a new low in the latest survey, the Gallup Organization reported.
Today only 44 percent of Americans have “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in “the church or organized religion,” Gallup said.

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What is faith?

The term "faith" is no stranger to religious discourse.

I must admit, I have never really understood nor identified with this term (even when I was a believer).

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BRIEF: Whitworth again featured as a leader in education excellence

For the fourth time in five years, Whitworth University was named a top school in the country on CollegesofDistincton.com, an online guide that takes a fresh look at colleges and universities appealing to students’ unique and varied interests. Based on the opinions of guidance counselors, educators, and admissions professionals, Colleges of Distinction honors colleges excelling in key areas of educational quality, according to a news release.

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Meet Jamie Brannock, our Pagan writer

Some of you are going to applaud us for bringing a Pagan writer onboard, and some of you are going to be less than pleased. But let me remind you of our mission to be "a gathering place for non-sectarian coverage of faith and values news from the Spokane area."

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