Since 1990, the percentage of Americans who are Christian fell by 11 points, while the percentage of atheists rose 7 points. Those are, as Cathy Lynn Grossman of USA Today writes, “dramatic shifts in just 18 years.”
According to this Pew Forum survey, religiousness in Illinois is below the national average, which may explain the following sign here in Rockford:
Click on the image for the full version and wonder about its placement below the eBay sign. Can one sell one’s soul on eBay?
So I propose — given the amount of hoping and praying and sinning that goes on on golf courses — that the two be merged and renamed …
… The Hole in One in Christ Church.
(Too perfect. Couldn’t resist.)