New research from Barna reveals growing concern about the moral condition of the nation, even as many American adults admit they are uncertain about how to determine right from wrong. So what do Americans believe?

A majority of American adults across age group, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status and political ideology expresses concern about the nation’s moral condition—eight in 10 overall (80%). The proportion is closer to nine in 10 among Elders (89%) and Boomers (87%), while about three-quarters of Gen-Xers (75%) and Millennials (74%) report concern.

According to the data most Americans, and especially millennials, think that knowing what is right or wrong is a matter of personal experience.

The End of Absolutes: America’s New Moral Code New research from Barna probes the moral landscape in America, revealing some unique tensions. From Barna.org.

 

New Research from Barna – The End of Absolutes: America’s New Moral Code

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  • May 30, 2016 at 9:13 am
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    The Word of God, The Bible, The Measuring Rod, must be our reference point, for comfort and chastisement – Deuteronomy 6:4-9; 28:1-65; Isaiah 61:1-4; 2 Timothy 3:16; …. It is my prayer that God make a way where the seem to be no way through the efforts of the Discipleship Ministry of The United Methodist Church as you organize programs that covers both the youth and the elderly around the Globe to inspire – Absolute Love, Selflesness, Honesty and Purity, in this era. Anointing fall on you.

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