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What You Don't Know about Religion (But Should)


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ISBN13: 9780985281533
ISBN10: 0985281537
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What is a religion? Why are people religious? Are religious people more educated than nonreligious people? Are religious people more moral, more humble, or happier? Are religious people more or less prejudiced than nonreligious people? Is religion good for your health? Are people becoming more or less religious? Studying religion as a social phenomenon, Ryan T. Cragun follows the scientific data to provide answers to these and other questions. At times irreverent, but always engaging and illuminating, What You Don't Know About Religion (but Should) is for all those who have ever wondered whether religion helps or hurts society—or questioned what the future holds for religion.

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Ryan T. Cragun is an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Tampa. His research interests include Mormonism and the nonreligious, and is regularly featured in national media. He is the author of more than a dozen peer-reviewed articles and half a dozen book chapters.

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Fredrick O'Keefe, October 6, 2013 (view all comments by Fredrick O'Keefe)
This is a foundational resource for sociologists and lay people alike. Clear, concise explication of religious beliefs and believers' actions, backed by tons of documentation. Many illustrations get the messages across. This is a great book for comparative religion studies.
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Cragun, Ryan T.
Pitchstone Publishing
Religion Comparative-General
General Religion
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