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What Americans really believe : new findings from the Baylor surveys of religion / Rodney Stark with Christopher Bader ... [et al.]
Bib ID 4511405
Format BookBook
Author
Stark, Rodney
 
Description Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, c2008 
vii, 209 p. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 9781602581784
1602581789
Full contents
  • Introduction : the stability and diversity of American faith
  • pt. I: Congregations. Church-going : labels matter
  • Church growth : competing for members
  • Strict churches : the reasons for their popularity
  • The "scattered" church : traditional congregations are not going away
  • Megachurches : supersizing the faith
  • pt. II: Beliefs and practices. Religious experiences : God told me to go to church
  • Gender : women believe more, pray more
  • Heaven : we are all going
  • God : love, anger, and commitment
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-208)

Subjects United States -- Religion -- 1960-

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