Category Archives: Religion

Being Christian in Western Europe

The majority of Europe’s Christians are non-practicing, but they differ from religiously unaffiliated people in their views on God, attitudes toward Muslims and immigrants, and opinions about religion’s role in society From the Pew Research Center Western Europe, where Protestant … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Religion

Americans are far more religious than adults in other wealthy nations

By Dalia Fahmy of Pew Research In 1966, Time magazine famously examined whether the United States was on a path to secularization when it published its now-iconic “Is God Dead?” cover. However, the question proved premature: The U.S. remains a … Continue reading

Posted in Pew Research, polls, Religion, United States

Global Uptick in Government Restrictions on Religion in 2016

By Pew Research Nationalist parties and organizations played an increasing role in harassment of religious minorities, especially in Europe. In the United States, Muslims were the targets of derogatory rhetoric and proposed discrimination. The article continues in a new window…

Posted in Religion, Thought-Provoking Analysis

A moral crisis grips the US border. Yet the religious right is shamefully silent

By Marilynne Robinson in the Guardian The Christian right is allowing Trump to escape responsibility for the immoral policy of separating children from their parents. Have they no shame? Read more…  

Posted in Border control, Children, Controversial, Immigrants, Religion

Key findings about Americans’ belief in God

By Dalia Fahmy of Pew Research Center About half (48%) of U.S. adults believe God determines what happens to them most or all of the time. Republicans and Democrats have very different beliefs about God. Read more…

Posted in Big Data, Pew Research, Religion