News tagged with religious affiliation

Does a candidate's religion matter to voters?

Religion is sometimes used as shorthand to define a political candidate's views—"evangelical" and "antiabortion" may be considered interchangeable. But a new analysis by political scientists at the University of Houston ...

dateJul 12, 2017 in Social Sciences
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Religion and climate change in Austrailia

Understanding how religion informs our attitudes and views on the environment and climate change is a complicated proposition. However, in light of this week's COP21 talks in Paris, it as an interesting and necessary topic ...

dateDec 02, 2015 in Social Sciences
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The changing landscape of religion

Religion is a key factor in demography, important for projections of future population growth as well as for other social indicators. A new journal, Yearbook of International Religious Demography, is the first to bring a ...

dateAug 20, 2014 in Social Sciences
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