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American religion : contemporary trends

Author: Mark Chaves; Princeton University Press.
Publisher: Princeton, NJ ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th print., 1st pbk. printView all editions and formats

Presents the information about religious trends in the United States, in a succinct and accessible manner. This book provides essential information about key developments in American religion since  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Chaves; Princeton University Press.
ISBN: 9780691159669 0691159661 9780691146850 0691146853
OCLC Number: 871730397
Awards: Winner of Christianity Today Book Awards: Christianity and Culture Category 2012
Description: XIII, [3], 139 s. : il. ; 22 cm
Contents: List of Figures ix Acknowledgments xi Chapter 1: Introduction 1 Chapter 2: Diversity 16 Chapter 3: Belief 33 Chapter 4: Involvement 42 Chapter 5: Congregations 55 Chapter 6: Leaders 69 Chapter 7: Liberal Protestant Decline 81 Chapter 8: Polarization 94 Chapter 9: Conclusion 110 Notes 115 Index 137
Responsibility: Mark Chaves.


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Winner of the 2012 Book Award in Christianity and Culture, Christianity Today "Chaves has provided new scholars, nonspecialists in the sociology of religion, and the general public with an accessible Read more...

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