The number of people who claim no religious brand is climbing the statistical ranks, but these “nones” may not be who you think they are.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) A new survey finds the rapid shift toward favoring LGBT rights in the past decade has a wide impact on American religious and political life.
(RNS) Most Americans don’t see spiritual forces affecting the sports scores but many will do a little dance, say a little prayer anyway. Especially football fans.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A growing number of Americans greet Christmas with a “Happy Holidays” spirit rather than a religious one, but joy and and generosity still abound, a new survey finds.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The rhetoric from Republican and conservative opponents of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act is moving away from the morality of the bedroom and into the business sphere. More politicians are fighting ENDA as a bad economic move, not as a break with the Bible.
WASHINGTON (RNS) There is a notable exception to libertarians’ generally socially liberal views: On legalizing same-sex marriage, 59 percent oppose it.
AUSTIN, Texas (RNS) Hot button issues with conservative Christians, such as abortion and same-sex marriage, are not as critical to Hispanics. Topping their list of critical issues: jobs and unemployment, health care costs and the quality of public schools.
(RNS) In these Days of Awe, as Jews call the 10-day period between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, we asked students and staff at Hillel to share their thoughts on the Jewish holidays and why so many Jews picked Yom Kippur as their favorite holiday.
(RNS) There is a lopsided divide in America about what it means to be a religious person, with a majority believing that it’s about acting morally but a strong minority equating it with faith.