Contributor: Wendy Cadge

Wendy Cadge is Professor of Sociology at Brandeis University and Founder of the Chaplaincy Innovation Lab. With Tiffany Steinwert (Stanford University) and Shelly Rambo (Boston University), she is the recipient of a 2018 BTS Center Compass Grant.

Enhancing Ministry beyond the Congregation

Social Science and Spiritual Care

American religious and spiritual life is changing. The number of Americans who describe themselves as atheist, agnostic or “nothing in particular” when asked about religion in national surveys is growing—from 16% to 21% between 2007 and 2014. The number of adults who identify as Christian is declining across a range of demographic groups. While a majority of... Read more