GlobalPlus: Exploring Critical Issues in International Religion
GlobalPlus lifts up the voices and contributions of international scholars, researchers and writers to promote accurate, balanced reporting on religion enriched by the diverse, high-quality data being produced throughout the world.
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The Measurement Wizard
allows you to browse 114 key concepts used in the study of religion, view how survey researchers have attempted to measure them, and quickly compare the results of over 7,689 survey questions taken from our Data Archive
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Review rank-ordered data on religion in the U.S. and around the world. **Now including the latest data from the Religious Congregations & Membership Study, 2010!**
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Explore detailed information and family trees for more than 600 religious groups.
Browse dozens of topics and see responses from major national surveys, demographic patterns and changes over time.
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Religion Family Trees
View the rich history of world religions and American denominations through interactive family tree diagrams.
Explore congregational membership
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the United States using data from the 2010 Religious Congregations & Membership Study!
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Browse dozens of topics and see responses from a major national survey of congregations.
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Compare the members of 31 different religious groups (including agnostics and atheists) using data from the 2007 U.S. Religious Landscape Survey.
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News & Research Updates
The Association for the Study of Religion, Economics and Culture (ASREC) and the ARDA announce a new Working Papers series.
Updates to the Data Archive
The following files have recently been added:
|•||Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2011 - Churchwide Special Offerings, All|
|•||Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2011 - Churchwide Special Offerings, Clergy|
|•||Time-sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences, TESS2095 Piazza, Terrorism Suspect Religious Identity and Support for Controversial Practices|
|•||Time-sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences, TESS2047 Thornton, Understanding the Role of Religious Appeals in Political Communication|
|•||Time-sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences, TESS2104 Singer, The Effect of Question Wording on Preferences for Genetic Testing and Abortion|
|•||Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2011 - Churchwide Special Offerings, Members|
|•||Philanthropy Panel Study, 2005|
|•||Orthodox Christian Fellowship in the United States: The Study of Orthodox Christian Clergy Serving as Chaplains in U.S. Colleges and Universities|
|•||American Catholic Laity Poll, 2011|
|•||U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, United Methodist Church Congregational Profile Survey|