Religion in contemporary society

Religion in contemporary society

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Bibliographic Details
Contributors: Hurt, Avery Elizabeth (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York Greenhaven Publishing 2022
In:Year: 2022
Series/Journal:Opposing viewpoints
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B USA / Religiosity / Religious change / Irreligiosity
IxTheo Classification:AD Sociology of religion; religious policy
AG Religious life; material religion
KBQ North America
Further subjects:B Religion and sociology (United States) Textbooks
B United States Religion History 21st century Textbooks
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Summary:Religion in contemporary society
"Religion is on a decline in the United States, as the religiously unaffiliated segment climbs to more than 25% of the overall population. This is likely due to demographic shifts, but it may also be influenced by factors such as mass migrations from rural to urban areas and the advancement of isolating technology. Additionally, many are turned off by what they consider outdated stances and exclusiveness of many religions. Given these changes, what place does religion have in contemporary society? Can it adjust with the times? Diverse experts in the field tackle this timely topic"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Zielgruppe - Audience: Ages 15+
Zielgruppe - Audience: Grades 10-12
ISBN:1534507620