Tuesday, August 18, 2009

We Are All Hindus Now

This is the first para from the article in the Newsweek:

America is not a Christian nation. We are, it is true, a nation founded by Christians, and according to a 2008 survey, 76 percent of us continue to identify as Christian (still, that's the lowest percentage in American history). Of course, we are not a Hindu—or Muslim, or Jewish, or Wiccan—nation, either. A million-plus Hindus live in the United States, a fraction of the billion who live on Earth. But recent poll data show that conceptually, at least, we are slowly becoming more like Hindus and less like traditional Christians in the ways we think about God, our selves, each other, and eternity.

For full article, read http://www.newsweek.com/id/212155

1 comment:

indianhomemaker said...

I had read the article too :) I think we are becoming more human(e) with each passing decade. (Although there are those who would rather we stayed where we were)...