To explore other aspects of spirituality, the survey included two new questions that were not asked in the Religious Landscape Study. About the U. Sex didn't have to be wrapped up with commitment, and "will he? For a while, we'd hook up every six weeks. And Gallup surveys conducted over several decades indicate that as people age, they become more likely to say religion is an important part of their lives. Is It Just a Change in Nomenclature? For a discussion of differences between self-reported attendance and actual attendance rates, see Brenner, Philip S. Only about half of Millennials say they believe in God with absolute certainty, compared with seven-in-ten Americans in the Silent and Baby Boom cohorts. These shares are little changed from And while there has been a bit of fluctuation in self-reported rates of attendance at religious services among some religious groups e. He knew all the cool restaurants, the best places and, as he was only in London occasionally, things moved faster than they should have. The data show similar patterns in questions about prayer and attendance at religious worship services. There's a hierarchy of seriousness on the dating sites. For a comparison of rates of belief in God in the U. The share of U. The falloff in traditional religious beliefs and practices coincides with changes in the religious composition of the U. Yes, the rush of meeting someone new — new bed, new bodies — can, occasionally, be great.