Kresta Comments: Pew Study shows Decrease in American Faithful
Description: A recently-released Pew Research survey has confirmed what we already knew: America is becoming less Christian and more secular. The percentage of Americans who identify as Christian has fallen from 78% to 70% since 2007 and the “nones,” or those have no religion, have skyrocketed from 16% to 23%. Why has this happened? What can we do about it? Al discusses.
Description: What is happiness? Americans as a whole enjoy a higher quality of life than virtually any other country on the planet. We have unlimited access to entertainment. So why are so many Americans unhappy? Fr. Robert Spitzer has identified Four Levels of Happiness, which he bases on ancient and modern philosophers and psychologists. He joins us today to talk about them.
Fr Robert Spitzer
Fr. Robert Spitzer is the president of the Magis Center of Reason and Faith and of the Spitzer Center. He’s the author of several books including “Healing the Culture: A Commonsense Philosophy of Happiness” and Finding True Happiness: Satisfying Our Restless Hearts.” Fr Spitzer has founded Seven major national institutes, including Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education and Philosophical Foundations of Physics at Georgetown University.