• Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview about faith and family in America with Nancy Ammerman, professor of the sociology of religion at Boston University. More

    October 28, 2005 | Comments

  • Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview about faith and family in America with Penny Edgell, professor of sociology at the University of Minnesota and author of RELIGION AND FAMILY IN A CHANGING SOCIETY. More

    October 28, 2005 | Comments

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    Historically, in most religious traditions, suicide has been considered a sin. In light of this, many survivors have felt religiously stranded. How can their faith help them heal when that same faith may fault their loved one for the act of suicide? More

    October 21, 2005 | Comments

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    The numbers on how family structures have changed are dramatic. Counting parents with children at home, as recently as 1970, traditional families — mother and father with children under 18 — made up 40 percent of all households. But by 2000, that had fallen to just a quarter of all households. More

    October 21, 2005 | Comments

  • Read more of Bob Abernethy’s interview with Anna Greenberg and John Green about the RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY national survey, “Faith and Family in America”. More

    October 21, 2005 | Comments

  • Read University of Virginia sociology professor Brad Wilcox’s analysis of the R&E survey on faith and family in America. More

    October 19, 2005 | Comments

  • According to a summer 2005 poll, a strong majority of Americans idealize the traditional family even as divorce, cohabitation, and nontraditional family situations are becoming more accepted across religious groups. More

    October 19, 2005 | Comments

  • Read comments of Anna Greenberg of Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, Inc.; University of Akron political science professor John Green; and University of Virginia sociology professor Brad Wilcox at the October 19, 2005 press conference in Washington, DC releasing results of RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY’s national survey on Faith and Family in America. More

    October 19, 2005 | Comments

  • A new RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY national survey has found deep divisions among American Catholics on issues of faith and family. More

    October 19, 2005 | Comments

  • Read University of Virginia sociology professor Brad Wilcox’s analysis of the General Social Survey as it relates to issues of religion, marriage, and race. More

    October 19, 2005 | Comments