Emerging Adulthood and Christian Faith
Fascinating interview with sociologist Christian Smith on young, or "emerging," adults and Christianity in CT today. Smith has authored Souls in Transition: the Religious & Spiritual Lives of Emerging Adults, a follow up to the teen-focused book he coauthored with Melinda Lundquist Denton, Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers (April 2009).
I thought there were several observations worth chewing on. The opening quote by Alexis de Tocqueville was premier among them: