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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 >

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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 >

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Marriage Stability and Instability over Time

Between 1980 and 1997 five waves of data were collected on the topic of causes of marital instability throughout the life course. Issues of wives’ work, presence of children, overall... read more >

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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 >

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Religion and America’s Role in the World, 2008

Working from the assumption that people’s views are informed by their values and personal experiences, a study undertook the first-ever focused exploration of the role that religious worldview plays in... read more >

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The 2006 American Religion and Ethnicity, 1st Wave

Here is the data file for the first wave of a planned longitudinal panel study focused on capturing the impact of ethnic and racial diversity on religion in everyday life.... read more >

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Trending Religion Stories Available on Archive Site

A blog-style column titled “Ahead of the Trend” offers interesting perspectives on current issues through the lens of scholarly religion research from around the world. Produced collegially by researchers, journalists,... read more >

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The Impact of an Evangelical Worldview on Parenting and Family Life

Parents devoted to the evangelical Protestant worldview and lifestyle are more likely to discipline their children by spanking, more likely to affirm their children through hugs and words of praise,... read more >

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Congregational Responses to Changing Family Structures

Do changes in the way families are structured affect our church or religious institution? The Religion and Family Project examined congregational attitudes toward family changes and made some interesting discoveries.... read more >

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When It Comes To Polls, Read The Fine Print

When It Comes To Polls, Read The Fine Print Polling Report Survey Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Even lay people can, and should, ask tough questions about polls to see if their claims match their findings. And when it comes to poll data we should all be informed consumers.

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Presbyterian Seminary is pleased to share W. Sibley Towner's Prayers that Sing & Stir the Heart

Study of the Torah   O God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob — for generations now, our ancestors in the faith have...

ARDA GlobalPlus: Religion and Nationalistic Politics in India

One of the most important test cases of religious and political nationalism is unfolding in India, where a political...

Anglican Archbishop’s Lenten prayer book Written by a Catholic Priest

For those that have followed the close collaboration and friendship between Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury...

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