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In Religion News Service | Faith and Values in 2014

[12.31.2014]

Religion News Service reports 10 telling numbers about religion and society this year, using several PRRI surveys.

PRRI Speaks with Janelle Wong about Asian Americans’ Impact on Politics and Religion

[12.22.2014]

Janelle Wong is an Associate Professor of American Studies and the Director of Asian American Studies at University of Maryland in College Park, MD. Her research focuses on race, immigration, and political mobilization. Dr. Wong is the author of Democracy’s Promise: Immigrants and American Civic Institutions (2006, University of Michigan Press) and co-author of two books on Asian American politics. She is currently working on a book about the impact Asian American and Latino evangelical Christians will have on the traditional conservative Christian movement and immigrant political participation. Recently, PRRI had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Wong in depth about some of the 2014 American Values Survey’s findings on Asian Americans.

Morning Buzz | More Than 6-in-10 Think Country On Wrong Track

[11.13.2014]

In today’s buzz, religiously unaffiliated women give most to charity, Southern attitudes on same-sex changing, and Obama avoiding political gridlock in Washington.

AUDIO | PRRI’s Robert P. Jones discusses midterm election outcomes on Huffington Post podcast

[11.07.2014]

On this week’s Huffington Post All Together podcast, PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones joins host and executive editor Paul Rausenbusch to discuss “the faith factor” in the 2014 midterm elections. With a resounding win, Republicans seized control of the Senate and maintained their majority in the House; what bearing did white christian voters–especially Catholics–have on the outcome? Did the threat against religious liberties hit home with voters? How did people of other religions, like Jews and the unaffiliated, cast their vote? Click here to listen to the full program about religion’s role in the GOP victory on Tuesday.

Morning Buzz | Religion’s Role in the Midterm Elections

[10.28.2014]

In today’s buzz, how the gender gap and the religiously unaffiliated impacts the upcoming midterm elections.

Morning Buzz | Republicans Put Their Faith in Chris Connelly

[10.16.2014]

In today’s buzz, religious “seekers,” Republican faith ambassadors, and million dollar atheist settlements.

Morning Buzz | Diversity Among the Religiously Unaffiliated

[09.26.2014]

In today’s buzz, seven types of non-believers, controversial anti-Muslim ads, and Hobby Lobby’s traveling Bible museum.

Churches They Are a Changin’: Americans’ Attitudes Toward Same-sex Marriage Are Transforming the Face of Congregations

[09.12.2014]

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.

Morning Buzz | Millennials Aren’t All Bad

[09.11.2014]

In today’s buzz, a scholar reflects on the study of secularism, a millennial cries discrimination against his generation, and a “wall” made of crocheted “bricks” descends upon DC.

The Morning Buzz | Young Ministers Struggle to Find Work

[08.20.2014]

In today’s Buzz, where a $100 bill goes furthest, college might not be turning students into atheists, the economic landscape is bleak for young ministers, Ebola spreads across west Africa, Rhode Island is the country’s least politically polarized state, and a Texas Democrat fights Ted Cruz and Obama on the immigration crisis.