Tag Archives: Americans

My Brother’s Keeper: The Ethics of Health Care Explained

To invoke an enduring biblical question: Are we our sisters’ and brothers’ keepers?

March Mildness? Americans Say Sports Isn’t All About Winning

Thanks to wild buzzer beaters and unbelievable upsets, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament has become known as March Madness. For most Americans, however, their attitude toward sports is more mild…

America’s Empty Church Problem

The culture war over religious morality has faded; in its place is something much worse. Over the past decade, pollsters charted something remarkable: Americans—long known for their piety—were fleeing organized…

‘La La Land’ to Living Rooms: A Year In Movies

The 89th Academy Awards ceremony is around the corner and Damien Chazelle’s romantic comedy-meets-musical La La Land is expected to sweep the field, as it did at last month’s Golden…

Pew Research Center Survey: Americans Express Increasingly Warm Feelings Toward Major Religious Groups, Evangelicals Excepted

Jews, Catholics continue to receive warmest ratings, atheists and Muslims move from cool to neutral On the heels of a contentious election year in which partisan politics increasingly divided Americans,…

Why Religious Compatibility Matters In Relationships

Imagine a new couple out on a Valentine’s Day date. The young man and woman are both nervous, but the candlelit restaurant has created a calm, romantic mood. Orders placed…

Mississippi Retains Standing as Most Religious State

Mississippi remains the most religious state in the U.S., with 59% of its residents in 2016 classified as “very religious,” followed by Alabama (56% very religious) and Utah (54%). Vermont…

Most Churches Hold Sunday Services, Super Bowl or Not

For churches that have Sunday night activities, most pastors say it’s still “game on” despite the big game next weekend. According to a new study from Nashville-based LifeWay Research, 68…