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U.S. Religious Landscape Survey

Sponsor: The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life
Released: 2008-06

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 […]

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Overall Analysis of Religious Trends

Sponsor: Gallup
Released: 2008-05

This page distills much of Gallup’s survey work on religion, evaluating beliefs and behaviors of Americans.

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Evangelical Leaders Survey : Many Pastors “On Their Own” For Health Insurance

Sponsor: National Association of Evangelicals
Released: 2008-05

“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.

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Ohio Post-Election Poll of Primary Voters

Sponsor: Faith in Public Life/Zogby
Released: 2008-03

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 […]

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Evangelical Leaders Survey : No Candidate Endorsements

Sponsor: National Association of Evangelicals
Released: 2008-03

When asked “Does your church advise parishioners who to vote for?” evangelical leaders answered with a resounding “No!” Most included the exclamation mark as part of their answer. However, many congregations do hand out voter information packets.

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