IRN USA Radio News: Buddhists and Hindus are on the Rise Nationally, Baylor University Professor Says

May 16, 2012

May 13, 2012

J. Gordon Melton, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of American Religious History with the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University, was interviewed by IRN USA Radio News about the 2010 U.S. Religion Census, which Melton helped compile.

In the first segment, Melton discusses the growth of Hindus and Buddhists in the United States since changes in immigration laws. Listen to the radio story here.

In the second segment, he discusses how this rise has been impacted by the decline in membership in several major denominations. Listen to the second radio story here.