American Piety: The Nature of Religious Commitment (Patterns by Rodney Stark, Charles Y. Glock

By Rodney Stark, Charles Y. Glock

How spiritual are americans nowadays? what number nonetheless think in God, in Biblical miracles, in heaven and hell? Do humans pray? how much cash is being given to church buildings, by way of Episcopalians, Presbyterians, Roman Catholics, Lutherans, and different teams? American Piety, the 1st of a three-volume research of spiritual dedication, solutions those and a number of different questions on the modern spiritual scene. really startling are the contrasts in ideals, practices, and reports printed one of the 11 significant Christian denominations whose club is compared.

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