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Survey: Evangelicals threaten workplace harmony

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 09/08/2013 @ 1:10 am In Faith,Money | No Comments

(World Magazine) The American workplace is becoming more religiously diverse, and white evangelicals are the most likely to share their faith with coworkers, according to a recent study by the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding. And that, the center believes, is a problem.

The study, which examined the workplace religious discrimination experiences of 2,024 working American adults, found that half of evangelicals speak about their religious beliefs with coworkers occasionally—at least once or twice a month—compared to 22 percent of workers overall.

Evangelicals are also more comfortable talking about religious topics than their peers: While nearly 9 in 10 evangelicals welcome the opportunity to talk about religion, 43 percent of atheist and agnostic or secular workers said they felt uncomfortable about it.


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