PRRI sat down with Dr. David Gushee, the Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics at Mercer University, to discuss the his series in ABP on Christianity and LGBT issues, and how it fits into the broader scope of his work.
From the PRRI Blog
New Survey | Economic Insecurity, Rising Inequality, and Doubts about the Future: Findings from PRRI’s 2014 American Values Survey
Today, PRRI released our American Values Survey 2014: Economic Insecurity, Rising Inequality, and Doubts about the Future. Although the economy has improved overall, findings show Americans have a bleak outlook on their personal financial situation and the economic future of the country.
PRRI and SSRS are excited to announce the launch of the American Values Atlas (AVA), a powerful new online tool for understanding the complex demographic, political, and religious changes occurring in the United States today.
PRRI in the New York Times | Social Worker Spreads a Message of Acceptance to Mormons with Gay Children
A recent New York Times article on growing acceptance of the gay community within Mormonism features PRRI data from our 2014 LGBT survey.
In today’s buzz, cremation becomes more popular, good deeds are rooted in our brain, and the Rockefellers go green.
- Morning Buzz | The NoPhone takes on the iPhone 6
- Morning Buzz | The Case of Religious Insurance Companies
It’s been an exciting year for research on politics and religion, with key new data emerging on hot-button issues like same-sex marriage, immigration reform and raising the minimum wage, and on important groups such as the Tea Party, Hispanics, and Catholics. As originally posted on “Figuring Faith,” my blog at The Washington Post, here are the Public Religion Research Institute’s top 13 findings from 2013!
More Posts from the PRRI Blog
Churches They Are a Changin’: Americans’ Attitudes Toward Same-sex Marriage Are Transforming the Face of Congregations
A new study released by Duke University finds that churches are increasingly welcoming gay and lesbian couples in committed relationships to their congregations. These findings underscore PRRI data that indicate religious groups have seen an astonishing shift in perspectives on same-sex marriage in the past decade.
The House GOP seems unlikely to pass comprehensive immigration reform. Why are they opposed to a policy that a majority of Republicans support?
Target’s endorsement of same-sex marriage won’t alienate customers, but Walmart could see more of a backlash from shoppers should the big-box store follow its competitor’s lead.
CEO Robert P. Jones has penned an article for The Atlantic giving further insight into the data. According to Jones, Americans’ perspective about the situation at the border, and how best to address it, is one of “compassionate pragmatism.”
New Graphic of the Week highlights American attitudes about unaccompanied children and immigration policy.
A list of PRRI’s media coverage this week in response to the release of our new survey on unaccompanied children coming across the U.S. border from Central America.
In the New York Times | PRRI Data on Unaccompanied Children Crossing U.S. Border from Central America
On July 29, 2014, the New York Times featured an article about PRRI’s latest poll which surveys Americans on unaccompanied children arriving in the United States from Central America.
PRRI is back in the news, this time appearing in a story in The Economist, which questions whether the shift in support for same-sex marriage in the U.S. poses an existential problem for religious denominations that currently oppose it.