Category Archives: Religion

Americans are far more religious than adults in other wealthy nations

Dalia Fahmy of Pew Research – Americans pray more often, are more likely to attend weekly religious services and ascribe higher importance to faith in their lives than adults in other wealthy, Western democracies, such as Canada, Australia and most … Continue reading

Posted in Pew Research, Religion, United States

The Age Gap in Religion Around the World

The Pew Research Center – By several measures, young adults tend to be less religious than their elders; the opposite is rarely true. Continue reading –

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Once sanctuaries, today houses of worship struggle with security

from the Associated Press via Mail.com – A rabbi who packs a gun. A church installing security cameras. A police car protecting a mosque. Houses of worship have traditionally been places of refuge where strangers are welcome. But high-profile attacks … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Religion, terrorism

White Voters Without A Degree Remained Staunchly Republican In 2018

By Nathaniel Rakich and Julia Wolfe of FiveThirtyEight – Since the election, we’ve made it our mission to uncover the variables that best explain why things shook out the way they did. We’ve already shown you the strong correlation between partisanship and U.S. … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Candidates, Congress, Demographics, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Gender, House of Representatives, income, Millennials, Pew Research, Political parties, Racism, Religion, Republicans, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Women

For Darwin Day, 6 facts about the evolution debate

By David Masci of Pew Research – Today is the 210th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth, a day now celebrated by some as Darwin Day. Darwin is best known for his theory of evolution through natural selection. When Darwin’s work was first made public … Continue reading

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