In the New York Times | “Riveting Session” on Climate Change at AAR

In an article featuring American Academy of Religion (AAR) President Laurie Zoloth, the New York Times highlighted the release of PRRI’s climate change report. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Survey: What Motivated Voters During the Midterm Elections?

In today's buzz, we release our post-election American Values Survey, finding that 62% of Americans say the country is on the wrong track. … [Read more...]

Listen to PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones on Interfaith Voices

Over the weekend, PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones made two appearances on the NPR program Interfaith Voices: in one segment, Jones discusses with host Maureen Fiedler how perceptions of Muslims have reached a new low among Americans; in the second conversation with Fiedler, Jones talks about how religious changes in the south—namely, a decrease in the number of white evangelical Protestants—are impacting the upcoming midterm election. “Only six percent of […] … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | How Texas’ Religion Affects Us All

In today's buzz, a State Trooper sued for handing out religious pamphlet and a new study reports that the poor give more than the rich in a recession. … [Read more...]

Churches They Are a Changin’: Americans’ Attitudes Toward Same-sex Marriage Are Transforming the Face of Congregations

A new study released by Duke University finds that churches are increasingly welcoming gay and lesbian couples in committed relationships to their congregations. These findings underscore PRRI data that indicate religious groups have seen an astonishing shift in perspectives on same-sex marriage in the past decade. … [Read more...]

PRRI in The Economist | Same-sex Marriage Poses Existential Problem for American Religions

PRRI is back in the news, this time appearing in a story in The Economist, which questions whether the shift in support for same-sex marriage in the U.S. poses an existential problem for religious denominations that currently oppose it. … [Read more...]

Steady Support for Immigration Reform

What do Americans currently want from immigration reform? PRRI’s latest Graphic of the Week highlights consistent majority support for immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship. … [Read more...]

I Know What You Did Last Sunday

The Graphic of the Week highlights data from PRRI’s newest study, “I Know What You Did Last Sunday: Measuring Social Desirability Bias in Self-Reported Religious Behavior, Belief, and Belonging,” which finds that Americans tend to exaggerate how often they attend religious services. By comparing survey modes, the study concludes that Americans are more likely to report higher levels of religious participation when polled by live interviewers on the telephone than they are when completing a self- … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | In The Atlantic: Robert P. Jones Explores an Unlikely Alliance

Today's Buzz reports on the chummy relationship between evangelical Protestants and the Catholic Church, North Dakota's abortion ban overturned, the drop in the number of immigration court-ordered deportations, re-evaluating Civil War casualties, a GIF of the economic recession, and Americans' beliefs about the resurrection of Jesus. … [Read more...]


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