Guest / Limited Access /

Prison Ministry

51% Prison chaplains who say Islam is growing in U.S. prisons.

47% Prison chaplains who say Protestant Christianity is growing in U.S. prisons.

61% Prison chaplains who say participation in religious rehabilitation and reentry programs has gone up.

Spirituality

Evangelicals who think the following groups are unfriendly toward religion:

44% The Obama administration

56% University professors

53% News reporters and media

Geography

59% "Very religious" residents of Mississippi, named by Gallup as the most religious state.

23% "Very religious" residents of Vermont and New Hampshire, Gallup's least religious states.

40% National average of "very religious" residents—those who say religion is an important part of their daily life and that they attend religious services every week or almost every week.


Related Elsewhere:

See our past "Go Figure" postings from April 2012, March 2012, February 2012, January 2012, December 2011, November 2011, October 2011, September 2011, August 2011, July 2011, June 2011, May 2011, April 2011, and earlier issues.

See CT's news section and liveblog for more news updates.

Subscriber access only You have reached the end of this Article Preview

To continue reading, subscribe now. Subscribers have full digital access.

Tags:
From Issue:
Read These NextSee Our Latest
TrendingMark Driscoll Resigns from Mars Hill
Mark Driscoll Resigns from Mars Hill
"I do not want to be the source of anything that might detract from our church’s mission."
Editor's PickMy Immigration Status: Beloved
My Immigration Status: Beloved
In Christ I am more than the ‘crime’ I committed at age 5.
Comments
Christianity Today
Go Figure
hide thisMay May

In the Magazine

May 2012

To continue reading, subscribe now for full print and digital access.