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The Association of Religion Data Archives helps congregations and denominations understand America’s religious marketplace.

A decennial research project released May 1, 2012 shows Mormons, Muslims and nondenominational Christians are on the rise; however, it also indicates that less than 50 percent of Americans are claimed by a congregation.

Sociologists have tried to explain the decline of mainline denominations in a variety of ways. The truth is a little more complicated, says one prominent sociologist who has studied the data.

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