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    • Methodology December 12, 2017
      The analysis in this report is based on telephone interviews conducted Nov. 29 to Dec. 4, 2017, among a national sample of 1,503 adults, 18 years of age or older, living in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia (377 respondents were interviewed on a landline telephone, and 1,126 were interviewed on a […]
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    • Acknowledgments December 12, 2017
      Primary Researchers Elizabeth Podrebarac Sciupac, Research Associate Gregory A. Smith, Associate Director of Research Research Team Alan Cooperman, Director of Religion Research Besheer Mohamed, Senior Researcher Becka A. Alper, Research Associate Claire Gecewicz, Research Analyst Editorial and Graphic Design Michael Lipka, Senior Editor Aleksandra Sandstrom […]
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    • Americans Say Religious Aspects of Christmas Are Declining in Public Life December 12, 2017
      Most U.S. adults believe the religious aspects of Christmas are emphasized less now than in the past – even as relatively few are bothered by this trend.
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    • Acknowledgments November 30, 2017
      This report was produced by Pew Research Center as part of the Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures project, which analyzes religious change and its impact on societies around the world. Funding for the Global Religious Futures project comes from The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John Templeton Foundation. This report is a collaborative effort based on […] […]
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    • The Growth of Germany’s Muslim Population November 29, 2017
      Immigration has been a major factor in the growth of Germany’s Muslim population. But, even if there is no more immigration, Muslims will continue to increase as a share of Germany’s population in future decades.
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    • Europas wachsende muslimische Bevölkerung November 29, 2017
      Prognosen zufolge wird der muslimische Anteil an der europäischen Bevölkerung zunehmen –  selbst ohne zukünftige Migration Europa hat in den vergangenen Jahren Rekordzahlen an Asylsuchenden verzeichnet, die vor Konflikten in Syrien und anderen vorwiegend muslimischen Ländern geflohen sind. Diese Welle an muslimischen Migranten hat in zahlreichen Ländern einw […]
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    • Croissance de la population musulmane en Europe November 29, 2017
      Les projections prévoient une augmentation du pourcentage de musulmans dans la population européenne, même sans migrations ultérieures. Ces dernières années, l’Europe a connu un afflux record de demandeurs d’asile fuyant les conflits que connaissent la Syrie et d’autres pays à majorité musulmane. Cette vague de migrants musulmans a suscité dans de nombreux p […]
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    • Appendix A: Methodology November 29, 2017
      The estimates and projections in this report build upon and update data from the April 2015 Pew Research Center report, “The Future of World Religions: Population Growth Projections, 2010-2050.” Soon after the release of that report, a large influx of migrants entered Europe seeking refugee status. This report includes estimates of how Europe’s Muslim popula […]
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    • Europe’s Growing Muslim Population November 29, 2017
      Even with no new migration, Muslims are projected to increase as a share of Europe's population.
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    • Methodology November 8, 2017
      This report brings together analysis of survey and demographic data from various previously published Pew Research Center reports. It also includes new analysis of the religious beliefs and practices of Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia and historical data on the distribution of Orthodox Christians, Catholics and Protestants around the world. Attitudinal data […]
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Richard Dawkins: The Big Question

The methods of evolution by Darwinian natural selection can in fact tell us why we are here and not merely how. Dawkins explores the details.

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GodTube Video of the Week: Evolution Cartoon

Can someone out there please explain this video? The only part I could understand is that this person that created this cartoon is saying that evolution would mean fish turns into frog turns into human. Are they really that simple minded? And the rest of it, the part about the frog dying, what the hell was the point of that? If anyone out there can explain it please do so!

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Christian biologist fired for beliefs, suit says

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20071210/od_nm/evolution_lawsuit_dc;_ylt=ArMActa1dwEQECTPs9SL3cWs0NUE

According to this article, Nathaniel Abraham, an Indian national who describes himself as a “Bible-believing Christian,” is suing his former workplace, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts, claiming he was fired beasue he  does not believe in Evolution.

However, since he is a zebra-fish specialist one would assume that belief in Evolution was an essential part of his education and knowledge.  I wonder how he  believes the zebra-fish came about.  Does he really believe that God designed the Zebra-fish and that it did not evolve over thousands of years?  On that basis alone he should have been fired. 

He claimed that he was willing to use evolutionary concepts  for his job but would not accept using the Darwin theory and was fired because he refused.   One may ask why he was even willing to compromise his beliefs that far considering  he said he didn’t believe in evolution at all. 

Guess where he is working now?   He is now a so called biology professor at Liberty University,  a Baptist school in Virginia founded by the Rev. Jerry Falwell, a Christian pastor and televangelist.  It seems to me he should be thanking his former workplace for firing him as he is now at the place best suited for his non talents.  Pity that he will be further brainwashing  christian students.