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Families and faith : how religion is passed down across generations

Author: Vern L Bengtson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st paperback editionView all editions and formats
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In Families and Faith, Vern Bengtson examines how religion is-or is not-passed down from one generation to the next. Armed with unprecedented data collected over more than four decades from more than  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vern L Bengtson
ISBN: 9780199948659 0199948658 9780190675158 0190675152
OCLC Number: 966564308
Notes: Originally published in 2013.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Distinguished Book Award from American Sociology Association Sociology of Religion Section Winner of the Richard Kalish Best Publication Award from the Gerontological Society of America.
Description: xv, 267 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: IntroductionPart 1: The Emerging Religious Landscape1. Families and the Transmission of Religion2. Trends in Spirituality and Religion Across Seven Generations 3. Intergenerational Transmission of Religion, 1970 and 2005Part 2: Family Ties and Religious Transmission4. The Quality of Parent-Child Relationships 5. Grandparents and Great-Grandparents6. Marriage and DivorcePart 3: Factors in Leaving and Staying7. Religious Rebels, Zealots, and Prodigals8. The ''Nones'': Intergenerational Transmission of Nonreligion9. Tight-Knit Religious Communities: Mormons, Jews, and Evangelicals10. Summing it Up: Families and Faith across GenerationsAppendixReferencesNotesIndex
Responsibility: Vern L. Bengtson with Norella M. Putney and Susan C. Harris.

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