As is the case with any theological zero-sum game between atheists and theists, the study has sparked a torrent of evangelical atheist boasting on news comment sections across numerous online publications. Intelligence is also highly correlated with a successful career and satisfying marital life, so do atheists really have it better than the flock of the faithful?

Rather than position ourselves above the fray, we're going to dive right into it -- with science -- to see what recent studies have had to say about both sides. And like any good religious conflict, we'll be assigning points to each side along the way.