Graduating to what?

"Graduating to what?" Continued...

Issue: "Rethinking divorce," June 13, 1998

So we should make it clear that it's with reference to the first category that Mr. Barna tends to say there's precious little difference between them and the general population. It's much harder to compare the second group statistically, mostly because there are so few of them!

Kindergartners, of course-even those from a good Christian school-haven't yet lined up with any of those three categories: evangelicals, general believers, and nonbelievers. They will, though. And the prospect that when they do, their lives might not be radically different, that's what makes me weep. Our work is by no means done.

Joel Belz
Joel Belz

Joel, WORLD's founder, writes a regular column for the magazine and contributes commentaries for The World and Everything in It. He is also the author of Consider These Things.

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