(RNS) Most young adults hold views on moral issues that are a long way from what some major religions preach on issues such as abortion and contraception.
Could you still be a Nashville star singing Family, America, God? New research finds that's the order most people give for the forces that influence their self-identity.
(RNS) Millions of Americans interweave sports and spirituality. And many think God has a hand in the outcome. But NFL devotees are slow to forgive a player convicted of domestic violence.
As an atheist and a queer person, I'm not surprised by Gallup’s finding that fewer LGBTQ people are religious. But I want to caution all people—atheists included—against celebrating this.
(RNS) Except for white evangelical Protestants, Americans have grown more supportive of a path to citizenship for immigrants.
(RNS) The survey finds many Christians -- and unbelievers, too -- will exaggerate about attending worship in live phone interviews. However, when asked in an anonymous online questionnaire, people will answer more realistically.
(RNS) In these Days of Awe, as Jews call the 10-day period between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, we asked students and staff at Hillel to share their thoughts on the Jewish holidays and why so many Jews picked Yom Kippur as their favorite holiday.
WASHINGTON (RNS) American views on marijuana are evolving much like their views on gay marriage, with many ambivalent but growing numbers in favor of legalization.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Half of Americans worry that religious freedom in the U.S. is at risk, and about a third say "the gay and lesbian community” is to blame.
(RNS) A new poll shows more than a third of Americans believe the severity of recent natural disasters is evidence that we are in the “end times” described in the Bible – a period of turmoil preceding the return of Christ and the end of the world. By Lauren Markoe.
WASHINGTON (RNS) From this election forward, candidates won't be able to win the White House by relying on the white Christian vote, according to a new report. By Lauren Markoe.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A new poll from the Public Religion Research Institute and Religion News Service finds that Americans are generally divided about gun control, but certain religious groups are far from ambivalent. By Lauren Markoe.