Religion Oct. 5, 2006

Pentecostal Power

A Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life survey examines one of the fastest-growing segments of global Christianity, Pentecostalism.

Religion Sep. 6, 2006

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.

Religion Aug. 24, 2006

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.

Religion Aug. 17, 2006

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.

Religion Aug. 1, 2006

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.

Religion Jun. 28, 2006

Imperialism, Anti-Americanism and Anti-Semitism

Has U.S. power stoked both anti-Semitism and anti-Americanism?

Religion Jun. 28, 2006

Moved by the Spirit

What does the global rise of Pentecostalism mean for U.S. foreign policy?

Religion Jun. 6, 2006

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.

Religion Apr. 25, 2006

Attitudes Toward Immigration: In the Pulpit and the Pew

Church leaders and members don’t always agree about undocumented migrants.

Religion Apr. 18, 2006

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.