Category Archives: Data

Nowhere close to true.

I’ve done a bit more digging for the source of the data Shaunti Feldhahn shared in the articles promoting her book (see previous post).  She mentions 2009 Census data, and I recalled that the SIPP data from the US Census Bureau includes information on … Continue reading

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Does Shaunti Feldhahn’s rosy divorce data prove that no fault divorce is working out pretty well after all?

A few weeks ago I asked why modern Christians are so delighted with current divorce rates.  As I explained in the post, Shaunti Feldhahn has a new book* and multiple articles proclaiming the good news about our current no fault divorce/sexual morality … Continue reading

Posted in Church Apathy About Divorce, Data, Denial, Divorce, Marriage, Rebuilding the mound, Romantic Love, Shaunti Feldhahn | 220 Comments

Why are modern Christians so delighted with current divorce rates?

There is an article from the Christian Post making the rounds which has modern Christians giddy:  Author Debunks Myths About Divorce Rates, Including of Churchgoers.  The article and the book it promotes The Good News About Marriage: Debunking Discouraging Myths … Continue reading

Posted in Church Apathy About Divorce, Data, Denial, Focus on the Family, Glenn Stanton, Shaunti Feldhahn | 271 Comments

Smoking gun

Figure 3 in this NCFMR paper on remarriage rates doesn’t include the actual values of the data being charted, so I pulled the chart into GIMP, blew it up, and estimated the point values based on the pixel height of the … Continue reading

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Getting to the church on time (a second time).

Deep Strength offered his own explanation on why young wives in the UK are divorcing in much lower numbers: However, when you take into context women getting married closer to the wall — 26-27+ range on average — you get … Continue reading

Posted in Data, Divorce, Having it all, Post Marital Spinsterhood | 164 Comments