Live Chat: The Changing Face of Religion

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 7:08am

Live Chat: The Changing Face of Religion

by Trent Gilliss (@TrentGilliss),  Executive Editor / Chief Content Officer


How has your religious identity changed? Does faith still play an important role in your life? Are you concerned that young people are leaving religious institutions? Whatever questions or comments you have, we hope you add your voice to the conversation. Join John Hockenberry today (Friday, October 18) at 2:00 pm ET to participate in this live online chat with Lisa Pearce, a professor of sociology at the University of North Carolina.

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Trent Gilliss is executive editor of On Being and chief content officer of Krista Tippett Public Productions. He received a Peabody Award in 2007 for his work on "The Ecstatic Faith of Rumi" and garnered two Webby Awards (in 2005, and again in 2008). The Online News Association nominated his journalistic work multiple times in the general excellence and outstanding specialty journalism categories. Trent's reported and produced stories from Turkey to rural Alabama, from Israel and the West Bank to Cambridge, England.

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What is spirituality to the young people? What does church mean to them? Is it community? Is it private? (Me and Jesus). Is it important to have a tribe to make meaning of life?

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