There is a significant political divide in beliefs about the origin of human beings, with 60% of Republicans saying humans were created in their present form by God 10,000 years ago, a belief shared by only 40% of independents and 38% of Democrats.
While Americans still have sharp differences on issues like abortion, homosexuality and evolution, there is growing consensus among people of faith on issues related to poverty, the environment and pursuing peace through diplomacy. The Religious Landscape Survey includes responses from 35,000 respondents, and has spurred further, topical analysis. Palin V.P. Nomination Puts Pentecostalism in the [...]
This page distills much of Gallup’s survey work on religion, evaluating beliefs and behaviors of Americans.
“Thousands of pastors and churches are among the millions of Americans without health insurance,” according to Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), based on responses to the organization’s May Evangelical Leaders Survey.
In typical primary exit polls sponsored by the National Election Pool (ABC News, the Associated Press, CBS News, CNN, FOX News and NBC News), only those who voted in Republican primaries are asked if he or she identifies as an evangelical or born-again Christian. In this poll, however, voters in both primaries were asked. Forty-three [...]