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A Faith of Their Own: Stability and Change in the Religiosity of America's Adolescents

Lisa Pearce and Melinda Lundquist Denton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199753895
eISBN:
9780199894949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753895.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Drawing on the massive National Study of Youth and Religion’s telephone surveys and more than 120 in-depth interviews, the authors chart the spiritual trajectory of American adolescents and young ... More


Conclusion

Mark Chaves

in American Religion: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146850
eISBN:
9781400839957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146850.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter argues that based on the religious trends documented in this book, no indicator of traditional religious belief or practice is going up. There is much continuity and some ... More


Teaching Ritual

Catherine Bell (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195176452
eISBN:
9780199785308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176452.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Many teachers share an interest in bringing a better appreciation of ritual into their religious studies classes, but are uncertain how to do it. Religious studies faculty know how to teach texts, ... More


 Performing Arts, Re‐forming Rituals:: Women and Social Change in South India

Vasudha Narayanan

in Women's Lives, Women's Rituals in the Hindu Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195177060
eISBN:
9780199785438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177060.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter addresses the expression of Hindu women's religiosity through music and dance. It is argued that in contemporary Hinduism the performing arts, which are essentially forms of religious ... More


Conclusion and Outlook

Kaspar Von Greyerz and Thomas Dunlap

in Religion and Culture in Early Modern Europe, 1500–1800

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327656
eISBN:
9780199851478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327656.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The world of early modern religiosity in the second half of the eighteenth century described in this book experienced a profound transformation that made it forever a part of history. The ... More


Electoral Participation

Sami Borg

in The Impact of Values

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter looks at the relationship between value orientation and voting behaviour from an individual or micro perspective. Its primary aim is to evaluate, in the light of available data, the ... More


Secularization and Church Religiosity

Wolfgang Jagodzinski and Karel Dobbelaere

in The Impact of Values

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter investigates statistical evidence regarding the fall‐off in church membership and attendance, which has taken place across Western Europe since World War II, and analyses variations ... More


Polarization

Mark Chaves

in American Religion: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146850
eISBN:
9781400839957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146850.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes another important trend involving religion, liberalism, and conservatism. Actively religious Americans are more politically and socially conservative than less religious ... More


Slightly Moving Parts of the Whole

Lisa D. Pearce and Melinda Lundquist Denton

in A Faith of Their Own: Stability and Change in the Religiosity of America's Adolescents

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199753895
eISBN:
9780199894949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753895.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Following the same youth over about three years of their adolescence, this chapter examines various dynamics in religiosity during adolescence. First, it looks at average change as well as individual ... More


Introduction

Mark Chaves

in American Religion: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146850
eISBN:
9781400839957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146850.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter discusses the continuity in American religiosity between 1972 and 2008. Some might see American optimism reflected in the fact that more people believe in heaven than in ... More


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