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Religious and Political Views: Any Correlation?

This is something I've been wondering about for the past month or so. Have there been scientifically reputable studies (possibly from sociology or psychology) detailing a correlation between individuals' professed religious doctrine (or lack thereof) and the correlation this has with political opinions? I'm not sure how to simplify the question beyond that, but off the top of my head, this is the kind of thing I'm meaning (I'm not suggesting any of these might be true btw):

Does Southern Baptism correlate with a hawkish foreign policy? Does Buddhism correlate with a belief in social welfare? Does Atheism correlate with libertarianism? and so on...

Please point me to a website if you know of any studies like this. Thanks

There seems to be a correlation with religion and authoritarian thinking. Start here <!http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Authoritarian_personality>

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