New Candidate Biographies, Profiles of Key States
Religion & Politics '08 has added new features for the general election, including:
|In-Depth Religious Biographies
McCain: A Faith Forged as a Prisoner of War
John McCain was a prisoner of war in North Vietnam when he had an experience of religious affirmation with a captor who showed him unexpected mercy. See McCain's profile and click on the "Religious Biography" tab.
Obama: A Skeptic Embraces Faith in Chicago
Despite significant doubts, Barack Obama decided he could embrace Christianity as it was presented to him in a black church on Chicago's South Side. See Obama's profile and click on the "Religious Biography" tab.
|Key State Profiles|
Select a state from the list below to view data on religious demographics, social and political views and religious groups' voting patterns.
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Resources on Religion in China
The opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics will be held tomorrow.
The Forum has assembled a collection of resources on religion in China,
including a recent analysis examining the country's religious demographics. See the resource page »
|Aug. 5 - Religion News Service
Report: Religion Rivaled Race, Gender Coverage During Primaries
Media coverage of religion rivaled that of race and gender combined during this year's primary campaign season, according to a recent study by the Pew Forum and the Project for Excellence in Journalism.
Read more Pew Forum in the News articles »