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Resource: Customize U.S. Religious Congregations and Membership Study Results, 2010

How does your church stack up against others? With data collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies, researchers, students and the public can create charts of congregational membership... read more >

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Five Hopeful Signs for U.S. Congregations

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The number of Americans with no religious affiliation continues to rise. Fewer young people are going to church. And the effects of recession have placed greater burdens on religious institutions in a time of shrinking resources.

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Renewed faith and vitality at Florida megachurch

Grace United Methodist Church in Cape Coral, Fla., has become an economically diverse, multiethnic, multicampus megachurch through closer adherence to the Wesleyan tradition of reaching out to blue-collar and struggling... read more >

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Saints vigil draws standing-room-only crowds

Each October 31, the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D.C., is host to standing-room-only crowds of priests, nuns, students and other faithful who come to attend its annual All... read more >

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Celebrating Hanukkah Through Time and Across Cultures

Hanukkah 2017 will begin in the evening of Tuesday, December 12 and ends in the evening of Wednesday, December 20.

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How to Celebrate Hanukkah

Alternatively known as the Jewish Festival of Lights, Hanukkah celebrates the victory of the Maccabees over the Syrians in the second century B.C. Often celebrated in multifaith contexts with Christmas,... read more >

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Voting on Faith: How Religion Affected the 2012 and 2016 Election

Voters who say they have no religious commitment voted overwhelmingly for Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential race, while the religiously committed tended to split their votes. However, it was... read more >

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Challenging Religious Freedom In The Modern Age

Historically, most court cases alleging abridgment of the constitutional right to the free exercise of religion have come from minority faiths whose practices have seemed alien to the dominant American... read more >

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Ahmadiyya Muslims, Peace and Heresy

In the aftermath of 9/11, many non-Muslim Americans have publicly asked why the “nonviolent Muslims” have not made themselves visible. In a seven-minute video report, Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly correspondent... read more >

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Seventh-day Adventism and Good Health

Adventists emphasize a healthy diet and lifestyle as important expressions of their faith, leading to high life expectations in the Adventist population. According to Professor Larry Beeson of Loma Linda... read more >

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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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