1004.Chap11.religion

1004.Chap11.religion - Chapter 11, Religion, Education, and...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 11, Religion, Education, and Medicine Religion as a social institution Shared ways of thinking about the ultimate meaning of life, the existence of God or some supernatural power, how we should live our lives, and what happens after death. World Religions Christianity 33% Roman Catholic 17% Protestant 5% Orthodox 4% Anglicans 1% Other 7% Muslim 20% Hindu 13% Buddhism 6% Jews 0.2% Religious Affiliation in the U.S. Catholics 24% Other Christian 54% Baptist 16% Methodist 7% Lutheran 5% Presbyterian 3% Jews 1.4% Muslims 0.5% (1.1 Million) Buddhist 0.5% (1.1 Million) Is The Significance of Religion Declining in the U.S.? Only about 20% of Protestant & 28% of Catholic attend.. BUT 94% Believe in God Church membership is high Church membership is high, compared to the past 1776: 17% 1860: 37% 1926: 58% 1975: 71% 1997: 67% Is The Significance of Religion Declining in the U.S.? Only about 20% of Protestant & 28% of Catholic attend.. BUT 94% Believe in God Church membership is high A large majority (79%) say religion is important to their lives Religion is important to my life...
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1004.Chap11.religion - Chapter 11, Religion, Education, and...

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