Growing tensions in the US make it challenging to connect and have meaningful conversations with anyone who’s not a part of the same group. In research conducted for David Kinnaman’s new book Good Faith, Barna discovered just how difficult it is for most people to reach across these cultural divides.
People of faith are increasingly viewed as extreme by significant segments of the population. A new study by Barna Group examines society’s current perceptions of faith and Christianity.
When the Supreme Court ruled in June 2015 that same-sex marriage must be made legal nationwide, millions of Americans were eager to know the potential impacts on religious liberty. A new study from Barna Group reveals the tension many Americans are feeling on the topic of religious freedom.
On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court made a landmark decision ruling to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states. A new Barna survey conducted in the wake of the ruling reveals nine key findings that will help make sense of where Americans stand in this divisive conversation.
The newest Barna poll conducted after the Supreme Court’s decision, demonstrates the population segments who are trending toward support of LGBTQ rights. The Supreme Court’s rulings last week are merely a legal expression of a profound social shift that has already taken place, and is backed by growing, but still hesitant moral acceptance of same-sex sexual relationships.
A new nationwide survey from The Barna Group reveals that Americans can see positive contributions made by the Christian faith but the survey also discovered that Americans are even more likely to identify negative contributions to society by Christianity in recent years.