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Evangelicals Show No Decline, Despite Trump and Nones
The 2018 General Social Survey reports American evangelicals holding steady amid growth of the unaffiliated—and a surprising uptick for mainline Protestants.
This trend will need to be monitored in upcoming waves of the GSS. Ryan P. Burge is an instructor of political science at Eastern Illinois University. His
Templeton Prize Winner: Marcelo Gleiser, Physicist Who Beholds the Universe’s Mysteries
The agnostic is credited with bringing believers and religious questions into the scientific realm.
Science.
Cuban Christians Unite Against New Constitution
Before the vote passed, evangelicals flexed unprecedented political might in a controversial campaign opposing a new definition of marriage and other national reforms.
Before the vote passed, evangelicals flexed unprecedented political might in a controversial campaign opposing a new definition of marriage and other national reforms.
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How history's revivals teach us to prayer, when Jesus showed up in the anatomy lab, and what really happens when you disciple a murderer.
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Heartbeat Bills Used to Divide Pro-Lifers. Here’s Why That’s Changing. Subscriber access only
Even the “most restrictive” abortion laws—like one vetoed this week in Ohio—may now have a place in incrementalist strategy.
Even the “most restrictive” abortion laws—like one vetoed this week in Ohio—may now have a place in incrementalist strategy.
Why a ‘Health and Wealth’ Approach to Scripture Leaves Us More Depressed
Sociologists: The sick and poor are more likely to seek blessings through Bible-reading.
Sociologists: The sick and poor are more likely to seek blessings through Bible-reading.
World Vision Forced Out of Pakistan After 13 Years
The country loses an estimated $130 million in aid by expelling 18 international charities.
The country loses an estimated $130 million in aid by expelling 18 international charities.
Brits’ Top Response to Theology Questions? ‘Don’t Know’
Uncertainty and heresy are common in the UK, but evangelicals stand out for fidelity to orthodoxy.
Uncertainty and heresy are common in the UK, but evangelicals stand out for fidelity to orthodoxy.
Leah Sharibu Inspires Nigeria’s Christians, Faces Execution by Boko Haram
Beleaguered believers rally behind Dapchi schoolgirl’s example of keeping the faith under pressure.
Beleaguered believers rally behind Dapchi schoolgirl's example of keeping the faith under pressure.
Azusa Pacific Okays Gay Romance (But Not Sex and Marriage)
Christian university is also now hosting a formerly underground LGBT student group.
and began partnering with APU to together “practically and prayerfully” address potential legal challenges ahead, said Jennifer Walsh, a dean and political science professor at APU.
Christians to Science: Leave Animals the Way God Designed Them—Except Mosquitoes
Pew finds 7 in 10 Americans, as well as highly committed evangelicals, say the pesky insects should be genetically engineered to reduce disease.
Research. Christians to Science: Leave Animals the Way God Designed Them—Except Mosquitoes. Pew finds 7 in 10 Americans, as well as highly committed
Intelligent Designer Babies? Christians Tell Pew Their Views on Gene Editing
Most believers favor using CRISPR technology in babies to fix congenital conditions, but not to reduce risk of disease later in life.
In fact, Americans with higher levels of science knowledge, as measured by Pew's nine-item index, are more likely to support gene editing: 86 percent approve of treating a baby with a
Study: US Churches Exclude Children with Autism, ADD/ADHD
Children with the greatest need for a supportive community were the most likely to feel unwelcome.
Children with the greatest need for a supportive community were the most likely to feel unwelcome.
Goodbye, Calvin College: Christian Schools Play the ‘Name Game’
New offerings and global reach prompt more institutions to adopt “university” designation.
“A move to a university with a liberal arts foundation both names what we already do and liberates us to do that work better,” said Kevin den Dulk, Calvin political science professor.
North Korea Frees American Christians
President Trump announced that the three prisoners have been released prior to his historic meeting with Kim Jong-un.
President Trump announced that the three prisoners have been released prior to his historic meeting with Kim Jong-un.
Study: Clinton Voters Much More Likely to Leave Evangelicalism than Trump Voters
How political divides impact religious affiliation and attendance.
Paul A. Djupe, a professor of political science at Denison University in Granville, Ohio, is an affiliated scholar with PRRI, the series editor of Religious Engagement in Democratic Politics
50 Years After MLK, Sunday Segregation Isn’t Theological
According to sociology’s top survey, black and white evangelicals have more in common than politics conveys.
According to sociology's top survey, black and white evangelicals have more in common than politics conveys.
Congrats, Billy: Stats Show Your Evangelical Movement Is Still Going Strong
Born-again believers have kept the faith over four decades, while most religious switching has been between mainline Protestants and the “nones.”
Today, as Billy Graham's funeral takes place, an analysis of social science data shows the movement the 99-year-old evangelist embodied remains surprisingly strong.
Where Protestants and Catholics Go When They Leave Their Churches
Research shows 1 in 6 US Christians changed their religious affiliation over a four-year span, with nondenominational worshipers leading the way.
individuals to leave. Ryan P. Burge is an instructor of political science at Eastern Illinois University. His research appears on the site Religion in Public.
Plenty of the ‘Nones’ Actually Head Back to Church
Americans who identify as agnostic or “nothing in particular” are four times more likely to change their religious affiliation than Protestants or Catholics.
political concerns. Ryan P. Burge is an instructor of political science at Eastern Illinois University. His research appears on the site Religion in Public.
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