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Pulse Check: March 2, 2015 Issue

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Just How Religious are Americans?

According to the new Relationships in America study by the Austin Institute on average, 27% of American attend Church weekly. 36% attend at least twice a month. 31% never attend.

SOURCE: The Austin Institute for the Study of Family and Culture, Relationships in America

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Do Children Need Two Parents?

How do people around the globe answer this question? For most nations, 90+% believe children should have two parents. The lowest is Sweden at 47% while next two lowest are the United State (63%) and Canada (65%). Egyptians are most likely to believe this at 99%.

SOURCE: The World Family Map, 2014: Mapping Family Change and Child Well-Being Outcomes, The World Family Map, 2014

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Wisdom from the Ages

“If you insist on scriptural support for your opponent’s position, you commit yourself in advance to the need for scriptural support for your position too.” – Tertullian, The Crown, early Third Century.

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