The Apostate Report is a first-of-its-kind survey exploring the characteristics, experiences, and beliefs of North American ex-Muslims, sampled from communities throughout the United States and Canada.
View some of the most notable and striking findings from the Apostate Report.
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Conventional wisdom goes that the children of immigrants will become more naturally integrated into their societies than their parents. Exposed to their country’s
“Our youth are being corrupted by moral decay.”
So goes the refrain of traditionalists and moral crusaders the world over. The supposed culprits are many,
No matter the tradition, religious oppression always seems to weigh heaviest on women. The burdens of male guardianship, clothing regulations, and modesty culture
What does religion do best? Social cohesion? Stabilizing society’s moral compass? Keeping people a safe distance from the precipice of nihilism? Or – maybe –
Ex-Muslims are a large, diverse, and growing population, particularly in the West, symptomatic of much-discussed trends toward secularization writ large. At the