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Religious Knowledge in the U.S.

Sponsor: Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
Released: 2010-10

Atheists and agnostics, Jews and Mormons are among the highest-scoring groups on a new survey of religious knowledge, outperforming evangelical Protestants, mainline Protestants and Catholics on questions about the core teachings, history and leading figures of major world religions. On questions about Christianity – including a battery of questions about the Bible – Mormons (7.9 […]

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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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Changing Faiths : Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

Sponsor: The Pew Research Center
Released: 2007-04

This survey evaluates the impact of renewalism on Hispanic Christianity, as well as mapping the connections between Hispanics’ religious beliefs and their political and ideological views. Even after controlling for language ability, nationality, generation and education, for instance, Latino evangelicals are still significantly more conservative than are Catholics on social issues, foreign policy issues and […]

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Spirit and Power : A 10 Country Survey of Pentecostals

Sponsor: The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life
Released: 2006-10

Survey provides data on Pentecostals’ views on political issues, role of religion in politics, religious views of their political leaders, and separation of church and state. Pew conducted surveys in 10 countries with sizeable renewalist populations: the United States; Brazil, Chile and Guatemala in Latin America; Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa in Africa; and India, […]

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