Religion Mar. 21, 2007

Nigeria’s Presidential Election: The Christian-Muslim Divide

The campaign leading up to the election is a reminder of the sharp Christian-Muslim divide in Africa’s most populous country.

Religion Dec. 5, 2006

Religion’s Role in the 2006 Election

Pew Forum Senior Fellow John Green and American Enterprise Institute Resident Fellow Karlyn Bowman analyze polling data to address such issues as whether Democrats closed the “God gap,” which religious groups were “in play” this election, and whether or not religion polarizes voters.

Religion Dec. 4, 2006

Israel and the Future of Zionism

An American scholar and an Israeli journalist discuss the origins and evolution of Zionism and its implications for the future of the Israeli state.

Religion Nov. 27, 2006

Religious Groups React to the 2006 Election

The religious divide in voting that has characterized American politics over the last several elections largely persisted in the 2006 election. But people in most religious groups say they are happy that the Democrats won.

Religion Oct. 18, 2006

In Pursuit of Values Voters: Religion’s Role in the 2006 Election

In a Pew Forum roundtable conversation, Forum senior fellow John Green and two prominent journalists speculate that it will be difficult for the Republican Party to mobilize evangelicals to go to the polls in great numbers next month. They also discuss challenges faced by the Democratic Party in appealing to this segment of the electorate.

Religion Oct. 11, 2006

God’s Country?

In recent years, evangelicals have helped to put conservatives at the helm of U.S. foreign policy, while focusing their energies on a few issues including support for Israel and promotion of religious freedom abroad. Now, they are showing interest in global warming and other issues traditionally seen as liberal.

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.

Pew Research Center Jul. 6, 2006

Do the Democrats Have a ’God Problem’?

Religion’s Political Power

Religion Jun. 28, 2006

Moved by the Spirit

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

Religion Apr. 25, 2006

Attitudes Toward Immigration: In the Pulpit and the Pew

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