transcript | Feb 8, 2008

Does McCain Need Evangelical Voters?

John McCain has been subject to criticism from evangelical Christian leaders, such as James Dobson, in recent weeks. Pew Forum Senior Fellow John Green looks at the importance of the evangelical vote for the McCain campaign, the impact of Mitt Romney’s withdrawal on the race for the Republican nomination and the challenges posed by religious […]

transcript | Jan 24, 2008

Will Evangelical Voters Rally Around a Single Candidate in 2008?

With several primary contests completed and Super Tuesday fast approaching, Forum Associate Director Mark O’Keefe and Senior Research Fellow John Green discussed the vote of evangelical Christians in the 2008 presidential election. Green and O’Keefe spoke about evangelical voting patterns in the early primaries, evangelical response to Mitt Romney being a Mormon, the changing composition […]

short reads | Dec 4, 2007

U.S. Pentecostals Witnessing Miracles

That's the percentage of American pentecostals who say they have witnessed or experienced a divine healing of an illness or injury.

transcript | Oct 11, 2007

Evangelicals and the Public Square

Washington, D.C. That evangelicals have become an important political constituency is not news, but two new books probe behind the headlines to reveal both the hidden tensions and unsung successes of a movement that is about far more than just swing votes. Sociologist Michael Lindsay in his book, Faith in the Halls of Power: How […]

report | Sep 28, 2007

Young White Evangelicals: Less Republican, Still Conservative

An analysis of Pew Research Center surveys conducted between 2001 and 2007 suggests that young white evangelicals have become increasingly dissatisfied with Bush and are moving away from the GOP. How will these changes affect the vote in 2008 and beyond?

report | Sep 28, 2007

Young White Evangelicals: Less Republican, Still Conservative

by Dan Cox, Research Associate White evangelical Protestants have been one of the most faithful Republican constituencies in presidential elections in recent years, voting overwhelmingly for GOP candidates. In 2004, for example, 79% of white evangelicals supported President Bush, while just 21% supported his Democratic opponent, John Kerry. White evangelicals also accounted for a third […]

short reads | Sep 21, 2007

Pentecostals and the Separation of Church and State

That's the proportion of American pentecostals who say that the government should take steps to make the U.S. a Christian nation, rather than emphasizing the distinction between church and state.

short reads | Jul 17, 2007

Hispanic Catholics Who are Pentecostals or Charismatics

A majority (54%) of Latino Catholics in the United States identify with renewalist Christianity, meaning they describe themselves as charismatic or pentecostal; the proportion is still higher among Hispanic Protestants (57%).

report | Jun 6, 2007

¡Here Come ’Los Evangélicos’!

June 6, 2007 by Luis Lugo, Director, and Allison Pond, Research Assistant Next week hundreds of evangelical Latino pastors and church leaders will descend on Washington, D.C., for the annual National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast. Over the years, the event has steadily grown from a simple banquet to a three-day affair, running Wednesday through Friday. It […]

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