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Recent statistics on what pastors think of Obama, the most Christian cities, and political engagement.

Politics

President Obama's job approval among Protestant pastors:

61% Disapprove (47% strongly)

30% Approve (14% strongly)

9% Undecided

Geography

98% Residents of Shreveport, Louisiana, who describe themselves as Christian. According to Barna Research, it is the city whose residents are most likely to do so.

68% Residents of San Francisco who describe themselves as Christian, making them the least likely to do so. It is also the most unchurched city in America: 44 percent have not attended in the last six months.

19% Residents of Portland, Maine, who describe themselves as atheist or agnostic, making it the least religious city in America.

Activism

48% Members of the National Association of Evangelicals' large board of directors that have personally met with at least one of their U.S. senators or representatives.


Related Elsewhere:

See our earlier Go Figure postings from November 2010, October 2010, September 2010, August 2010, July 2010, June 2010, May 2010, April 2010, March 2010, February 2010, January 2010, December 2009, and earlier issues.

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