TRENDS & Download the Baylor University Religion Survey Wave 5: Values, Mental Health & Using Technology

Commentary by Professor B: My colleague at Baylor university, Dr. Kevin Doherty, has contributed to this landmark study on what has given rise to the different perspectives, patterns and habits of Christians. For more insight to everything from the emergence of varied political viewpoints among Christians, the impact of technology and even the intersection of churches and mental health, then download this important study here: https://www.baylor.edu/baylorreligionsurvey/doc.php/292546.pdf

(Contents retrieved from the above URL)

AMERICAN VALUES, MENTAL HEALTH, AND USING TECHNOLOGY IN THE AGE OF TRUMP

Findings from the Baylor Religion Survey, Wave 5

I. THE SACRED VALUES OF TRUMPISM . . . . . . 7

A. Core Values Paul Froese, Jeremy Uecker, and Kenneth Vaughan

B. Fear of the “Other” Jerry Park and James Davidson

C. Christian Nationalism Andrew Whitehead

D. America’s Four Gods Revisited Bob Thomson and Paul Froese

II. FAITH AND MENTAL HEALTH IN AMERICA . . . . . 29

A. The Benefits of Heaven and the Pitfalls of Hell Lindsay Wilkinson and Paul Froese

B. Resilience in Stressful Times Renae Wilkinson

C. American Dignity Matthew A. Andersson and Steven Hitlin

III. OLD AND NEW: RELIGION V. TECHNOLOGY 1.0

A. Faith in the Internet Paul McClure

B. Technology Cohorts Justin Nelson

IV. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION . .

A. Church Commuting Kevin D. Dougherty

B. Rural Religiosity Michael Lotspeich

V. WAVE5 METHODS . . . . . .