A new study by the American Jewish Committee reports that Jews are less likely to switch faiths than Catholics or Protestants.
With 76 percent retaining their faith, Jews are more “religiously stable” than Catholics (73 percent); and while eight in ten Protestants remain Protestant, specific denominations retain a much lower percentage of members — as low as 16 percent in one case.
You can read the entire report here (PDF).
Despite the “stability,” the overall trend is that more people are leaving their faiths — whatever they were — to become non-religious.
So let’s ask the question:
I’m an “other.” What were you?