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Surveys on Religious Attitudes and Political Involvement

Here are data sets from 19 polls covering the period 1994-2006 conducted by the Pew Research Center on a variety of topics. All surveys include a section sampling opinion on... read more >

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American National Election Studies: Individual Data

The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA), which collects American and international religious data that can be used by researchers, educators, journalists and religious congregations, offers several surveys of American... read more >

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American National Election Studies: Cumulative Data

This database, offered by the Association of Religion Data Archives, is a merged single data file made up of questions that were asked in three or more of the bi-annual... read more >

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General Social Surveys

The General Social Surveys (GSS) have been conducted since 1972 by the National Opinion Research Center. Each survey has replicated questionnaire items and wording in order to get high-quality time-trend... read more >

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Religious Adherence Data Archives

The Association of Religion Data Archives website is a collection of the data from hundreds of surveys, polls, and other information submitted by researchers for archiving and public access. You... read more >

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Membership in U.S. Congregations by State 2010 Data

The Association of Religion Data Archives provides religion information based on studies and research over the last several decades. Data includes a state-by-state breakdown of membership in each of the... read more >

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Membership in U.S. Congregations

In 2000, there were fewer than 40 million evangelical Protestants in the U.S., more than 26 million mainline Protestants, 62 million Catholics, and fewer than 1 million Orthodox Christians; another... read more >

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Help for new pastors entering ministry

The Lilly Endowment supported a multi-denominational program to bring clergy, churches, schools and students into a coordinated mentoring program to help new clergy transition into full-time ministry.  In the article, "Transition... read more >

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The Hierarchy of Holiness

The contemporary Western world has difficulty thinking well of hierarchy, but in the Eastern Orthodox Church hierarchy has maintained a sense of divinity. The Russian Orthodox theologian Vladimir Lossky thought... read more >

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How Congregations do Social Service

In this chapter from the 2004 book, Congregations in America, Mark Chaves argues that churches typically engage in social services in a peripheral way. Most try to meet individual emergency... read more >

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

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ARDA GlobalPlus: Religion and Nationalistic Politics in India

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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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Review rank-ordered data on religion in the U.S. and around the world. Includes the latest data from the Religious Congregations & Membership Study, 2010

 

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