Religion in Latin America
Nearly 40% of the world’s Catholics live in Latin America, but many people in the region have converted from Catholicism to Protestantism, while some have left organized religion altogether.
U.S. evangelical Christians are chilly toward atheists – and the feeling is mutual
U.S. Christians, as a whole, express negative feelings toward atheists, and the chilliness is reciprocated, according to a Pew Research survey on how Americans rate eight religious groups.
How Religious Groups View One Another
When asked to rate religious groups on a “feeling thermometer” ranging from 0 to 100, Americans rate Jews, Catholics and evangelical Christians warmly and atheists and Muslims more coldly.
‘March for Marriage’ rally reflects steadfast opposition to gay marriage among evangelical Christians
Opposition to same-sex marriage is now more concentrated among a few religious groups – particularly white evangelical Protestants.
Southern Baptists confront a ‘third way’ on homosexuality and sin
Southern Baptists are trying to navigate the rapidly shifting landscape of same-sex marriage and homosexuality.
Strong support for Israel in U.S. cuts across religious lines
The American Israel Public Affairs Council meets in Washington starting Sunday to lobby on issues affecting that country, and it can look to American Christians as a source of support for Israel.
Global Survey of Evangelical Protestant Leaders
A survey of participants in the Third Lausanne Congress of World Evangelization offers a detailed portrait of the beliefs and practices of this group of global evangelical leaders. It finds, a high degree of consensus on some core theological matters, such as the belief that Christianity is the “one, true faith leading to eternal life,” but it also finds a number of subjects on which evangelical leaders are divided.
A Conversation with Pastor Rick Warren
The author of The Purpose Driven Life describes the worldwide spread of evangelicalism and the particular agenda driving his church’s role in that movement.
Most Latino Evangelicals Pray Every Day
Hispanic evangelicals are more likely to pray daily than Hispanics who belong to other major religious groups.
Faith in Flux
Americans change religious affiliation early and often. A new survey documents the fluidity of religious affiliation in the U.S. and describes in detail the patterns and reasons for change.