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September 03, 2014
Study Shows That More Religious Places Show Less Scientific Innovation (or When Religion Wins, Science Loses)
According to a recent paper by a Princeton economist and his colleagues, we can attach...
September 02, 2014
Survey Shows That More Than a Third of Americans Support a Pledge of Allegiance Without “Under God”
Earlier this year, LifeWay Research (an evangelical Christian polling group) asked Americans whether or not...
August 30, 2014
This Chart Shows How Every Major U.S. Religious Group Feels About Government Involvement in Moral & Economic Issues
How do your religious beliefs affect your views on the government? Should the government play...
August 23, 2014
Larry King Discusses the Decline of Faith in America
Larry King is still doing interviews (who knew?!) and he recently hosted a panel to...
August 11, 2014
Gallup Says LGBT Americans Are Less Religious Than the General Public. (In Related News, the Sun is Hot)
According to a new Gallup poll that will surprise exactly none of you, LGBT people...
August 02, 2014
The Decline of Religion in America as Seen Through a Handful of Graphs
Tobin Grant at Religion News Service has a delightful series of graphs showcasing the "Great...
July 28, 2014
If Democrats Have This Much Support from Non-Religious Americans, Why Do They Avoid Us?
Gallup released a poll this morning that pretty much restates the obvious: Religious people support...
July 17, 2014
Atheists Are Just 2% of the Population, but 59% of Americans Claim to Know One
Yesterday, the Pew Research Center released data concerning the relative popularity of various religious groups....
July 16, 2014
In the Religion Popularity Contest, Atheists are in a Statistical Tie for Last Place… but There’s Hope!
According to a new survey published by the Pew Research Center, atheists are pretty much...
July 16, 2014
Why Would Non-Christians Believe the Bible is Literally True?
The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses non-Christians who believe the Bible...
July 11, 2014
Nearly 40% of Non-Religious Americans Disapprove of Obama’s Job Performance… but We’d All Still Vote for Him
President Obama's job approval rating for the first half of this year has been 43%....
July 10, 2014
The (Actual) Runner-Up Religion of America
Last month, the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies released a map showing the...
July 06, 2014
Are the Countries That Contribute the Most Good to the World Also Home to More Atheists? Let’s Find Out
The "Good Country Index" recently released a list of 125 countries, all ranked in order...
July 04, 2014
This Visualization Tool Will Help You Find Where Atheists Live in the UK
Using data from the 2011 UK census, Oliver O'Brien at University College London's Centre for...
July 03, 2014
The Weirdest Religious Demographic Ever: Non-Christians Who Think the Bible is Literally True
Last month, a Gallup poll showed that 75% of Americans think the Bible is the...
July 02, 2014
What’s So Bad About Atheist In-Laws?
The Pew Research Center recently reported that Americans really don't want atheists to marry into...
June 27, 2014
Gallup Poll: 30% of Americans Say Religion is “Old Fashioned and Out of Date”
A just-released Gallup survey asked respondents, "Do you believe that religion can answer all or...
June 18, 2014
Don’t Put Your Religious Beliefs on Your Resume… Especially if You’re Atheist, Muslim, or Pagan
When I applied for my first teaching job, I decided to leave off any mention...
June 18, 2014
New Survey Shows More Than Half of Britain Has No Religion
This is pretty shocking information. I knew the religious trends in Britain were going in...
June 12, 2014
New Study: Americans Across the Political Spectrum Don’t Want Atheists to Marry Into Their Families
According to a major report released today by the Pew Research Center, political polarization in...
June 06, 2014
Stop Lying About How Often You Go to Church!
The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses how people lie about how...
June 06, 2014
Stop Spreading the Articles That Claim “Evangelicals Are the Least Faithful”
According to clickbait headlines everywhere, evangelical Christians are not very faithful:
June 05, 2014
Gallup Poll: 75% of Americans Think the Bible is the Word of God
Days after announcing that 42% of Americans are Creationists, Gallup has more data from its...
June 02, 2014
Gallup Poll: 42% of Americans Are Creationists
According to a Gallup poll just released today, 42% of Americans believe in Creationism, 31%...
June 02, 2014
“Atheist” is the Worst Trait for a Presidential Candidate to Have, Says New Study
The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses a new survey that says...
May 29, 2014
How Many Atheists and Agnostics Are Graduating from Harvard…?
Atheists and Agnostics. We're just under 6% of the U.S. population. And we're 38% of...
May 28, 2014
This is What Happens When Headline Writers Don’t Know Their Statistics
Last week, the Pew Research Center released a survey showing that being an atheist was...
May 24, 2014
Breaking Down the “Nones,” the Most Unhelpful Term in Religion Research
Whenever we see research about religion in America, atheists and agnostics tend to be lumps...
May 19, 2014
New Survey Says Being an Atheist is the Most Negative Trait for a Presidential Candidate
For decades now, Gallup has been asking voters about their dealbreakers when it comes to...
May 16, 2014
New Study Shows That Americans Lie About How Often They Really Go to Church
In a study to be unveiled just hours from now, brilliantly titled "I Know What...
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