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PARITY OF PIETY: REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS DIFFER LITTLE ON RELGIOUS ISSUES

Neither major political party appears to hold a monopoly on religion in the Garden State, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:00 am April 13, 2006, in Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

MAJORITY BELIEVE RESURRECTION STORY IS LITERAL ACCOUNT

Fifty-six percent of New Jersey adults say that the biblical account of the resurrection of Jesus is literally true, in that it is a “word for word” re-telling of the event, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:00 am April 12, 2006, in New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

WHAT NEW JERSEYANS BELIEVE! (BELIEVE IT OR NOT)

You think you’re a regular Jersey guy/girl? Maybe you think you got the Garden State pegged? Well, let’s see how smart you are. Here’s a test of your New Jerseyans.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 9, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS VIEWS ON POPE JOHN PAUL II; CATHOLIC RESIDENTS REJECT POPE’S POSITION ON THE DEATH PENALTY, WOMEN PRIESTS, AND MARRIED PRIESTS

As a moral and religious leader, Pope John Paul His influential in the lives of 3-in-4 Catholics, but only about l-in-5 New Jerseyans of other faiths view the Pope as being important to them. While 6-in-10 New Jerseyans give the Pope positive job performance ratings as the leader of the Catholic church, Catholics are more … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 1, 1995, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

PROFILE OF RELIGION IN NEW JERSEY

While New Jerseyans are almost unanimous in their belief in God, fewer residents — 2-in-3 — participate in organized religion by belonging to a church or synagogue. Even fewer residents are regularly involved in religious activities with about 4-in-10 reporting they attended a church or synagogue in the week prior to the survey.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 16, 1995, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll