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A Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life survey examines one of the fastest-growing segments of global Christianity, Pentecostalism.
Five Years After 9/11
In exclusive interviews, Samuel P. Huntington says the current conflict between the Muslim world and the West could be far worse and Akbar Ahmed says current U.S. policies tend to strengthen the most radical Muslim leaders.
Many Americans Uneasy with Mix of Religion and Politics
Many Americans are uneasy with the mix of religion and public life. Some 69% say liberals have gone too far to keep religion out of schools, but 49% say conservatives are too eager to project their religious values into the public sphere.
The Death Penalty Today: Defend It, Mend It or End It?
In recent years, the nation has debated the proper application, morality and constitutionality of the death penalty. In this Pew Forum event transcript, four legal experts candidly debate the death penalty.
The Rise of Shia Islam – and Iran
The recent violence in Lebanon and Israel, together with the sectarian strife in Iraq and escalating tensions around Iran’s nuclear ambitions, has drawn urgent attention to the resurgence and politicization of Shia Islam in the Middle East.
Moved by the Spirit
What does the global rise of Pentecostalism mean for U.S. foreign policy?
Imperialism, Anti-Americanism and Anti-Semitism
Has U.S. power stoked both anti-Semitism and anti-Americanism?
Islam and the West
The well-known scholar and supporter of the Iraq invasion gives his views on progress of the war, confrontation with Iran and democracy in the Muslim world.
Attitudes Toward Immigration: In the Pulpit and the Pew
Church leaders and members don’t always agree about undocumented migrants.
A Pentecostal Primer
More than half a billion people worldwide now belong to “spirit-filled” or renewalist faiths. Find out more about the past, present and future of the world’s fastest growing religious movement.