Stars Who Changed Faiths
Changing religions is a sensitive and private matter. When you’re in the spotlight, it’s hard to keep anything under wraps. Some celebrities changed their respective religions that they were born to—either for enlightenment, peace, or adhere to a higher calling. As far as American religion, it has changed. More people are moving towards their own belief system, changing faiths--despite how they were brought up.
Gregory Smith from Pew Forum said in an interview with CNN that is a free market today--if people don't like the religion, they leave.
"You're seeing the free market at work. If people are dissatisfied, they will leave. And if they see something they like better, they will join it," he said.
"If I'm 65 and I changed religion at 24, I changed 40 years ago. It's not a new phenomenon."