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Five takeaways from new Pew study of Islam

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The Pew Research Center's in-depth look at Islam is based on 38,000 face-to-face interviews in more than 80 languages covering 39 countries. Anyone who covers religion ought to read this study, not to mention public policy makers.

Below are a five takeaways as reported in a CNN story:

1.) Differences between U.S. and international Muslims are vast

2.) Sharia law favored, especially by more devout Muslims

3.) Most Muslims believe religion, politics should be intertwined

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4.) Around the world, Muslims heralded religious freedom

5.) Islamic extremism widely rejected, but still a concern

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