Sparking Religious Curiosity in Today’s Youth

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Springtide Research Institute was recently featured by Fetzer Institute in an article. You can see an excerpt of this article in part below, but we encourage you to visit their site to read the piece in its entirety.

Springtide’s report is filled with insights into the sacred lives of teens and young adults, particularly in the context of things like technological isolation and public catastrophe, such as increasing climate concerns or the dark conflicts engulfing various parts of the globe. The data reveals that today’s youth are not closed off to the spiritual and can acknowledge and embrace the personal, relational, and mysterious side of spirituality.

Young adults and teens love to connect and feel like they’re part of something bigger than themselves. When asked, 85% of that demographic report believing in a “higher power” on some level, while only 15% of them definitively don’t believe in the concept.

When it comes to their participation in organized religion, though, the tone shifts.

Click here to read the full article.

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