Dennis Quinn, computational social scientist, explains how our analysis of sermons came together and the challenges that arise when religion meets big data.
Globally, Muslims live in the biggest households, followed by Hindus, Christians, Buddhists, Jews and the religiously unaffiliated.
There is a rising number of atheists in the United States. Here are some key facts about atheists in the U.S. and around the world.
Americans who personally know someone in a different religious group are more likely to feel positively about members of that group.
About a quarter of teens who identify with a religion and attend public school say they regularly pray before eating lunch at school.
Just 31% of U.S. Catholics believe that the bread and wine used in Communion become the body and blood of Christ. Nearly seven-in-ten say the Eucharist is symbolic.
Many Americans say that religion is very important in their lives. But how much do people in the U.S. actually know about their faith tradition – or about religions besides their own? A new report from Pew Research Center tries to answer this question by asking U.S. adults 32 fact-based questions about a variety of […]
Gay, lesbian and bisexual adults are substantially less likely than straight adults to affiliate with a religious group or to attend religious services weekly.
When compared with other wealthy nations, the U.S. is unique in that a large share of its population prays every day.
Sizable majorities of adults in six European countries with a mandatory tax say they pay it and few say they are likely to opt out.