Figuring Faith | President Obama’s Faith Challenge at the Democratic Convention

Tonight, Barack Obama will accept the Democratic Party's presidential nomination for the second time. But as he moves into the home stretch of the campaign, he faces a significant challenge: many Americans are not aware of his religious faith. … [Read more...]

Figuring Faith | President Obama’s Faith Challenge at the Democratic Convention

Tonight, Barack Obama will accept the Democratic Party's presidential nomination for the second time. But as he moves into the home stretch of the campaign, he faces a significant challenge: many Americans are not aware of his religious faith. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Mormon Speakers Address Romney’s Faith

A raft of Mormon speakers at the Republican National Convention indicated that Mitt Romney has overcome any hesitation about discussing his Mormon faith. … [Read more...]

Graphic of the Week | Attitudes Toward Romney’s Religious Beliefs

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Our Corner | The Risks and Rewards of Romney’s Faith Story

On Thursday night, Romney will accept the GOP's nomination as the Republican presidential candidate. As Dr. Robert P. Jones pointed out earlier this week, Romney will need to talk about religion in his acceptance speech, but discussing his own Mormon faith could be a tricky business. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Do the Rich Pay Too Little in Taxes?

According to a new poll, the wealthy are smarter and more hard-working, but also greedier and more dishonest. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Children Choose Atheist Summer Camp

Another sign that religious unaffiliation is taking root in America, especially among the younger generation: now children are going away to atheist summer camp. … [Read more...]

To Expand Hispanic Base, GOP May Need to Shelve Social Issues (At Least, For Now)

The Romney campaign wants to expand its Hispanic voting base. To do so, however, they may need to talk more about immigration and less about social issues. … [Read more...]

Most Americans Support Allowing Women to Obtain Abortions in Cases of Rape

Strong majorities of religious Americans support abortion rights in four of seven circumstances. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Does Facebook Inspire Millennials to Overshare?

One college professor says that Facebook is inspiring his students to overshare. … [Read more...]


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