Secular Spirituality: A Brief History
According to a 2018 report from the Pew Research Center,
Most American adults self-identify as Christians. But many Christians also hold what are sometimes characterized as “New Age” beliefs—including belief in reincarnation, astrology, psychics and the presence of spiritual energy in physical objects like mountains or trees. . . . Overall, roughly six-in-ten American adults accept at least one of these New Age beliefs.1
This percentage is the same for professing Christians (and 47 percent of evangelicals) and “nones” alike. Seventy percent of Roman Catholics in the United States hold at least one of ...