Posts Tagged ‘praying for prosperity’

Almost 3-in-10 Americans say God influences sports results Comments 0

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Less than a week before Super Bowl XLVII, nearly two-thirds of Americans say they are very (44%) or somewhat (22%) likely to watch the game this year. There are few divisions on this question by religious affiliation, age, or political affiliation; however, there are significant differences by race and gender. Black (78%) and white (69%) Read more

Praying for prosperity, or at least a Super Bowl win Comments 0

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

When it comes to tonight’s Super Bowl, 3 in 10 Americans are betting on God. A new study by the Public Religion Research Institute found that one-third of the country believes God plays a role in determining which team wins. And Americans are even more certain about the players themselves. A majority believe God rewards individual Read more