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Church Is Becoming More Informal, Just Like the Rest of Society

posted on September 11, 2014

The New York Times’ Michael Paulson reports that religious institutions are becoming more informal, according to a new Duke University study. Congregations are also becoming more diverse, while the evangelical worship style is becoming more popular, especially among large churches. “Congregations are embedded in our culture and our society, and they are reflecting both the trends, but also the divisions and the conflicts,” said Mark Chaves, director of the study.

Read at The New York Times