Minorities + Religion = Depression

A new longitudinal study shows that for whites and blacks, religious participation leads to “fewer symptoms of depression.” No surprise there. You figure life won’t be as bad when you’re part of a tight knit community. But surprisingly, the same stat doesn’t hold true for everyone: … for some Latino and Asian-American adolescents, attending church [Read More...]

I Would Be Less Likely to Vote for a(n) _____ as President

Here are the latest poll results from the Pew Research Center and the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. How many people would be less likely to vote for a presidential candidate if the person was: Black? 6% Catholic? 7% Jewish? 11% Woman? 12% Hispanic? 15% Evangelical Christian? 16% Mormon? 25% Muslim? 45% Atheist? [Read More...]