About a quarter of U.S. adults now say they think of themselves as spiritual but not religious, up 8 percentage points in five years.
Though the percentage of religiously "nones" in America has risen, the global share of religiously unaffiliated people is expected to fall in coming decades.
While most Americans disapprove of Donald Trump’s recent refugee policy, there is a sizable divide on the issue among major religious groups.
A new Pew Research Center study, analyzing data from 151 countries, looks at education levels of Jews, Christians, Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims and religiously unaffiliated adults ages 25 and older. Here are five key takeaways from the report.
Imagining the U.S. as a town of 100 people can help illuminate the nation's religious diversity.
The 2016 presidential exit polling reveals little change in the political alignments of U.S. religious groups.
Three-quarters or more of Americans are confident in the military, medical scientists and scientists in general to act in the best interests of the public. But fewer than half report similar confidence in the news media, business leaders and elected officials.
The share of Americans who do not identify with a religious group is surely growing, but there are differing ideas about the factors driving this trend.
As the percentage of U.S. adults who do not identify with a religious group grows, we asked these people to explain, in their own words, why they left.
The phrase “spiritual but not religious” has become widely used in recent years by some Americans who are trying to describe their religious identity.