January 21, 2022

Religion is Not an Important Source of Identity For Many Americans

Despite recent trends documenting an overall decline in religious belief, practice, and affiliation, most Americans ...

January 6, 2022

Losing Confidence in Each Other

So much research and commentary have focused on the decline of public trust in various ...

December 20, 2021

Churches as Political Communities

We have long known that churches and religious congregations are important sources of political information and influence. Now, a new report finds that many Americans perceive ...

December 16, 2021

The Importance of Work Friends

Americans who never attended college are experiencing a rapid social decline—they have fewer close friends and considerably ...

December 16, 2021

The Diverging Trajectories of Same-sex Marriage & Abortion

In 1996, Americans were far more supportive of legal abortion than allowing gay and lesbian ...

December 16, 2021

A Belief and Belonging Paradox?

Americans with less formal education tend to express greater certainty about their belief in God. ...

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