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  • ANALYSIS: Pew data confirms faithful remnant

    by David Roach, posted Wednesday, November 04, 2015 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- The latest data release from the 2014 Pew Religious Landscape Study is significant but not surprising. For students of Scripture and church history, it confirms with empirical data what God's people have known to be true for millennia: the Lord's modus operandi is to preserve a faithful remnant amid the sinful world. It was true in the times of Noah, Elijah and the Apostle Paul, and telephone surveys of 35,071 American adults confirm it's still true today. Read More

  • Pew: Christians decline while 'nones' increase

    by David Roach, posted Tuesday, May 12, 2015 (3 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- The number of Christians in America has dropped nearly 8 percentage points since 2007 while the number of religiously unaffiliated adults has increased by nearly 7 percentage points during the same period.

    That's the finding of the Pew Research Center's 200-page study of "America's Changing Religious Landscape" released today (May 12). The survey of some 35,000 adults drew a variety of reactions from Southern Baptist leaders. Read More

  • Fear of Islamic terrorism on rise, Pew reports

    by Staff, posted Tuesday, February 10, 2015 (3 years ago)

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    WASHINGTON (BP) -- Amid the controversy President Obama stirred with comments at the National Prayer Breakfast regarding ISIS and Boko Haram violence, the Pew Research Center has highlighted statistics showing a rising fear against terrorism in the Middle East and Africa. Read More

  • Gay marriage support waning?

    by David Roach, posted Thursday, October 02, 2014 (3 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Support for legalizing same-sex marriage in America has dropped from 54 percent to 49 percent since February, according to the latest poll by the Pew Research Center. But analysts are debating the poll's significance. Read More