Interesting finds in a Pew survey on religion

A service at Gateway Church in Southlake, Texas. Evangelical churches like this one make up a plurality of Christian churches in the U.S. and are most common in the South. (Photo: Jared Stump)

More evangelical Christians than not believe the government should do more to protect morality in society, according to a survey by the Pew Forum on Religion in Public Life. The survey also showed a majority of evangelicals support measures to protect the environment.

The survey examined the demographics among people who hold religious belief, their practices and beliefs, and their views on various social and political issues. It included responses from 35,000 people. Continue reading