Synopses & Reviews
Many observers assume that America is a much less religious nation than it was forty years ago. According to Andrew Greeley, however, this is simply not true. Carefully analyzing surveys conducted over the past half-century, Greeley concludes that rates of church attendance, prayer, church membership, activity in church organizations, belief in life after death, and other measures of religious involvement have remained surprisingly constant.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -133) and index.
About the Author
Andrew M. Greeley is Professor of Sociology at the University of Arizona, a Research Associate at NORC, and a best-selling novelist.