(RNS) — The only religious group comfortable with church reopenings was white evangelicals — strong partisan supporters of the Republican Party and President Donald Trump.
(RNS) — Among white evangelicals, Trump’s favorability ratings fell to 66% from a high of 77% in March when the coronavirus first began spreading across the country.
(RNS) — The survey, conducted in January before the coronavirus outbreak, found that nearly two-thirds of Jews (63%) reported that they feel less safe than they did a decade ago.
(RNS) — In previous studies, researchers found pastors were more skeptical of human-caused climate change.
(RNS) — It appears that only through viral infection do holdout congregants finally get the public health message.
(RNS) — Among the groups that viewed the president unfavorably were African Americans, Hispanics, non-Christian religious Americans and religiously unaffiliated Americans.
(RNS) — The Pew Research Center study found that Muslims across the globe live in the biggest households. Christians fall in the middle. One in 10 Jews worldwide live alone.
(RNS) — The latest survey shows Christians have declined by 12 percentage points over the past decade.
(RNS) — The survey's state-by-state findings come at a time when overall national views on the legality of abortion have remained stable. In 2018, 15% of those surveyed said it should be illegal in all cases, compared to 16% in 2014.
(RNS) — Slightly more than a quarter of both practicing Christians and the general population (28%) say our society has moved past the history of slavery.
(RNS) — Last year's Supreme Court decision granting some vendors the right to refuse service based on their beliefs has had no measurable effect on popular sentiment.
(RNS) — In 35 countries, people who are active in religious congregations tend to be happier than those who attend infrequently or not at all. But active participation in religion is also associated with being fat.
(RNS) — But among those who do find a great deal of meaning in their religious faith, more than half say it is the single most important source of meaning in their lives.
(RNS) — The success of Jewish overnight camps is well-documented. A new survey attempts to measure whether camps also help shape adult Jewish values and social justice commitments.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (RNS) — The survey by LifeWay Research offers a detailed look at Protestant pastors’ attitudes and actions related to abuse and harassment.