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Faith and the Global Agenda: Values for the Post-Crisis Economy

Sponsor: World Economic Forum, Georgetown University
Released: 2010-01

Published in collaboration with Georgetown University, this World Economic Forum report addresses faith and the global agenda, with a focus on the connection between values and the economy. It includes a Facebook poll of 130,000 respondents in ten countries, two-thirds of whom consider the current economic and financial crisis to be one of ethics and […]

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2009 Annual Survey of American Jewish Opinion

Sponsor: American Jewish Committee
Released: 2009-10

The data reported here are from the 2009 Annual Survey of American Jewish Opinion, sponsored by the American Jewish Committee. Among the topics covered in the present survey are U.S.-Israel relations, the Arab-Israel conflict, and the Iran nuclear threat. Many of the questions appearing in the survey are new; others are drawn from previous American […]

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Poll of Evangelical Views on Abortion and Contraception

Sponsor: National Association of Evangelicals, Gallup
Released: 2010-05

Gallup conducted this national telephone survey of 1,000 evangelicals, ages 18-95, from July 7 – Aug 1, 2009. Evangelicals were identified by denominational affiliation, church attendance at least once a month, accepting Jesus Christ as Savior and affirming the Bible as the written word of God and a guide for life. This poll has an […]

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Ideology among U.S. Religious Groups

Sponsor: Gallup
Released: 2010-01

The 59% of Mormons who identify as conservative is the largest such percentage of any major religious group included in this analysis. The next-most-conservative group are Protestants (including non-Catholic Christians), with 46% identifying as conservative. Thirty-nine percent of Catholics are conservative. Less than a quarter of Jews, Muslims, those who identify with other religions, and […]

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Gallup Annual Values and Beliefs Poll

Sponsor: Gallup
Released: 2010-05

Americans’ support for the moral acceptability of gay and lesbian relations crossed the symbolic 50% threshold in 2010. At the same time, the percentage calling these relations “morally wrong” dropped to 43%, the lowest in Gallup’s decade-long trend. Notably, there has been a 16-point jump in acceptance among Catholics, nearly three times the increase seen […]

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