The Great Divide
After a year marked by riots over cartoon portrayals of Muhammad, a major terrorist attack in London, and continuing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, most Muslims and Westerners see relations between them as generally bad.
Attitudes Toward Immigration: In the Pulpit and the Pew
Church leaders and members don’t always agree about undocumented migrants.
God is Alive and Well in America
Forty years after a Time cover famously asked, “Is God Dead?” polls find the Almighty thriving in the nation’s collective consciousness.
Mixed Trends in Religious Tolerance
Will Muslims and Evangelicals gain the public acceptance that Jews and Catholics now enjoy?
Iraqi Vote Mirrors Desire for Democracy in Muslim World
High voter turnout in Sunday’s elections has strengthened hope that Iraq can ultimately emerge as a model of working democracy in the Muslim world.
Global Gender Gaps
We live in an era rapid modernization, in a world that is becoming smaller through the exchange of ideas and products. International public opinion has become an increasingly important driver of political change and decision-making over the course of the last few years.
Views of a Changing World 2003
The speed of the war in Iraq and the prevailing belief that the Iraqi people are better off as a result have modestly improved the image of America. But in most countries, opinions of the U.S. are markedly lower than they were a year ago.
Among Wealthy Nations
Religion is much more important to Americans than to people living in other wealthy nations. Six-in-ten (59%) people in the U.S. say religion plays a very important role in their lives.