J. Sides - The Washington Post

... The chart below reveals just how quickly the proportions of white, non-Hispanic Christians have declined across generations ... Today, young adults ages 18 to 29 are less than half as likely to be white Christians as seniors age 65 and older. Nearly seven in ten American seniors (67 percent) are white Christians, compared to fewer than three in ten (29 percent) young adults ... Falling numbers and the marginalization of a once-dominant racial and religious identity — one that has been central not just to white Christians themselves but to the national mythos — threatens white Christians’ understanding of America itself ... My argument in the book is that we have already experienced the passing of White Christian America. ... There are no indicators that the country will see the likes of White Christian America as a dominant cultural force again.