Americans view Catholics, Jews, Evangelicals warmly; cool toward Muslims and atheists
Catholic World News - July 17, 2014
Americans are favorably disposed toward Jews, Catholics, and Evangelical Christians, according to a new survey by the Pew Forum.
Jews, Catholics, and Evangelicals are tightly bunched at the top of the Pew survey’s scale for warmth of feelings. Mormons, Buddhists, and Hindus are rated as neutral. Atheists and Muslims receive “cold” ratings, with Muslims slightly less popular than atheists.
In the Pew survey, younger Americans were somewhat less likely to have warm feelings toward Christians and Jews, and more likely to be favorable toward other faiths.
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Posted by: jg23753479 -
Jul. 17, 2014 6:15 PM ET USA
Seemingly most Americans, and especially older Americans, can still draw valid conclusions from what they see going on around them. They seem to have noticed the religious preference of those who loudly proclaim around the globe their intense desire is to kill Americans.