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 […]

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Morning Buzz | Ebola and the “Power of Prayer”

In today’s buzz, six states now recognize same- sex marriages and the “power of prayer” in the U.S. ebola scare.

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There’s Nothing More American Than Apple Pie and . . . Football and Soccer?

‘Cause it’s one, two, three strikes and baseball is out! Out of trend, that is, according to a recent New York Times article, which claims that baseball is no longer America’s favorite pastime. National viewership is declining, even as cable packages and online streaming services expand. Take the World Series, which is in full swing this week between two wild card teams – the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas […]

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Jones Speaks at Episcopal Church’s “Civil Discourse in America: Finding Common Ground for the Greater Good”

Earlier this week, PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones spoke at The Episcopal Church’s forum, ”Civil Discourse in America: Finding Common Ground for the Greater Good.” Jones joined the Huffington Post’s Executive Religion Editor Paul Raushenbush and Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori at the historic Christ Church in Philadelphia for a morning of discourse on political civility, the changing American electorate, and what role religious organizations play in promoting civil conversation. The entire forum, including […]

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Morning Buzz | Mormon Undergarments Explained

In today’s buzz, Hobby Lobby and Guantanamo, Mormons and undergarments, and G.I. Joe and . . . yoga?

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Morning Buzz | Is Civility Possible in American Politics?

In today’s buzz, a DC rabbi accused of spying on naked women, an American Catholic writer reflects on what the synod means for stateside practitioners, and our new report on political civility.

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Report: Is Civility Possible?

A new report analyzes data from over 20 surveys to see how Americans feel about civility in American politics and public discourse.

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Morning Buzz | Almost 90% of Americans Unaware of Obamacare’s Next Enrollment

In today’s buzz, the nun who won “The Voice” of Italy covers Madonna’s “Like a Virgin” and a religion writer defends New Atheists.

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On Brookings’ FixGov | When Obama Lost White Millennials

Research Director Daniel Cox examines when President Obama lost the support of his tried-and-true demographic: white Millennials.

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PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones Speaks at 32nd Annual Everett C. Parker Lecture

Earlier this month, PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones appeared on the religion and news media panel at the 32nd annual Everett C. Parker Lecture. Jones joined Rev. J. Bennett Guess, Executive Minister of Local Church Ministries of the United Church of Christ, and Gene Policinski, Chief Operating Officer of Newseum Institute and the Institute’s First Amendment Center, to discuss the interplay of religion and the media. In the talk, Jones […]

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