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Study: Multiracial churches growing, but racial unity may be elusive

Diversity is a one-way street, the new study found. In nearly all cases, Blacks are joining mostly white congregations. Few whites join predominantly Black churches.

Study finds that queer Christians quit the church twice as much as others

A study in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion strongly associated queer identity with a decision to attend church less frequently or stop going altogether.

Report: Megachurches continue to grow and diversify, steer clear of politics

A look at megachurches over the past five years finds that most have grown larger and more diverse and become less likely to call themselves evangelical.

How Christian nationalism may determine whether you wear a mask

Republican or Democrat, whether or not you social distance likely has more to do with whether you feel the U.S. is under threat from others not like you.

Are Democrats ‘spiritual’ and Republicans ‘religious’? It’s not that simple.

A new survey suggests that the ‘God gap’ may actually be better defined as a spirituality gap. But there is plenty of room on both sides for peace, inspiration and love.

Why porn’s negative personal consequences are often really about religion

Evangelicals’ feeling about porn may well be influencing public policy as mostly red states have increasingly sought to declare pornography a ‘public health crisis.’

Can churches’ focus on race move from reconciliation to justice?

‘The evangelical pastors that we interviewed, ultimately chose racial reconciliation as their primary frame,’ a scholar said of study of multiracial church leaders.

'Nones' may be influential swing voting bloc

No political party should take the “nones” for granted, new research suggests. “Nones now have the potential to rival evangelical Protestants as a politically relevant constituency,” a sociologist stated.

How the Mike Pence Rule challenges women in evangelical workplace

The practice of men avoiding contact with women at work out of concens of impropriety may come at a particularly high price for evangelical working women who are excluded from male-dominated social networks that are critical to professional success, a new study indicates.

Beyond the nones: Exploring the twentysomething soul

Where have all the young adults gone? Not as far from religion as one might think, according to a new study finding large numbers of twentysomethings are combining a spiritual life with religious practice.

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