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Social Correlates of Religion

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Social Correlates of Religion Religious persuasion seems to relate to political persuasion. Jews and Catholics are more likely to  be Democrats than are Protestants. Likewise, Jews tend to be more liberal than Catholics, who tend  to be more liberal than Protestants. Membership of religious organizations also correlates positively  with socioeconomic status. Baptists tend to be comparatively poor, whereas Anglicans,  Presbyterians, and Jews tend to be wealthy. And Catholics, on average, have higher income than  comparable members of Protestant denominations do. However, these generalizations are just that:  general statements. You must interpret statistics with caution. For example, some of the poorest  people in the United States belong to the Roman Catholic church, and considerable differences exist  among members of the Protestant churches. Some of the wealthiest people now belong to the 
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  • Fall '10
  • MonicaOyola
  • Anthropology, well­known fundamentalist denominations, fundamentalist religious groups., social topics. Fundamentalist, Protestant denominations do., Islam—contain fundamentalist members.

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