White Horse Inn Modern Reformation

Teen Spirituality

Do today’s Christian teenagers know what they believe or why they believe it?  According to sociologist Christian Smith, the answer to that question is “no.”  In fact, Smith argues that the great majority of Americas religious teens, regardless of the denomination, no longer believe in the God of classical Christianity, but hold a view which he describes as “moralistic therapeutic deism.” Dr. Christian Smith, author of Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers joins the discussion on this edition of the White Horse Inn.

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