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Religious Change in America

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$37.50 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674758414

Publication Date: 09/01/1996


152 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

23 linecuts

Social Trends in the United States


There is no other book that assembles so much survey data for the last fifty years of American religion in such a brief and convenient format.Religious Studies Review

As he has many a time before, Greeley shows how careful scholarship can smash widespread but wrongheaded beliefs about religion in the United States. This book will give social theorists as well as students of religion a rich meal that will nourish the sociology community as well.—Joan Huber, Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, The Ohio State University

Andrew Greeley has been among the most perceptive and productive analysts of change in American religion. In this book, he analyzes data from forty years and comes up with some surprising findings that all students of religion in America will have to take seriously.—Nathan Glazer, Professor of Education and Social Structure, Harvard University

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