Americans are polarized on religion but agreeable about it, authors say
February 23rd, 2012
05:06 PM ET
2 years ago

Americans are polarized on religion but agreeable about it, authors say

Editor's note: Listen to the CNN Radio interview with Harvard University's Robert Putnam and Notre Dame's David Campbell:


(CNN) – Forget the economy. Debate about contraception, abortion, same-sex marriage, even Satan, has attracted just as much attention on the presidential campaign trail in recent weeks.

While culture war issues make headlines galore, an exhaustive study of Americans' religious attitudes shows the public as a whole might not find the debate so enticing.

FULL STORY

Filed under: Religion