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Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

In the late summer of 2008, the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press and the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life commissioned a telephone survey to... read more >


General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Studies

Since 1972, the National Opinion Research Center has conducted the General Social Surveys (GSS) in order to facilitate time-trend studies on the public’s attitude on a variety of social issues.... read more >


Presbyterian Panel Study, November 2004

Since 1973 the General Assembly Council of the Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) has conducted panel studies of church members, elders, active pastors and specialized clergy every three years in order to... read more >


Effective Rest Home Ministry

With the increasing numbers of seniors in our society, the need for local pastors, lay leaders, and ministry groups to provide worship services in senior citizen centers and rest homes... read more >


The Multiracial Congregations Project

The Multiracial Project defined multiracial congregations as those congregations in which no one racial group constitutes more than 80 percent of the total, and then studied multiracial congregations for insights... read more >


Urban Space, Race, and Church Integration

In summary fashion, this article argues that the inability to integrate congregations is directly linked to the spacial separation of inner city, largely black ghettos from suburban, predominantly white suburbs.... read more >


Religion and Urban Culture

Perhaps surprisingly, clergy ranked at the bottom of those who have influence in Indianapolis communities although nearly 50 percent of respondents thought clergy should have significant influence. That’s according to... read more >


Tilling Land And Spirit

Tilling Land And Spirit Sustainability Insights into Religion News Lilly Foundation Funding Environment Christian Gardens

Church gardens feed community, nourish the soul.





Explorer of the Universe, Stephen Hawkings Dies

  "Unlike me, Prof. Hawking did his best to stare into the far reaches of the universe. If anyone could have...

Philanthropy That Thinks Deeply About Rural Community

Based in Indianapolis, the Lilly Endowment is perhaps best known for its grants to strengthen pastoral leaders and...

Grappling with Questions of Belonging, Unity, and Faith

Years ago, against the advice of colleagues, Amanda Parrish Morgan taught Marilynne Robinson's debut novel,...

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