Number of Witches Rises Dramatically Across U.S. as Millennials Reject Christianity


This Newsweek article by Benjamin Fearnow delves into the rise of witchcraft amongst Christianity-weary millennials. Get an excerpt below, then the full story here:

“Witchcraft and other pagan religious practices increased in the U.S. over the past few decades, with millennials turning to astrology and tarot cards as they turn away from Christianity and other traditionally dominant Abrahamic religions. The number of witches and Americans practicing Wicca religious rituals increased dramatically since the 1990s, with several recent studies indicating there may be at least 1.5 million witches across the country. A Trinity College study conducted in 1990 estimated only about 8,000 Wiccans in the U.S., but the increase has been led by a rejection of mainstream Christianity among young Americans as well as a rise in occultism.”