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Changes in Attendance at Religious Services in Britain

This BRIN post takes a historical perspective on religious attendance in Britain, looking at nationally-representative survey data covering the past three decades. Attendance is a common indicator of what sociologists of religion term ‘behaving’, often analysed alongside religious ‘belonging’ and … Continue reading

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Religious Attendance in Cross-National Perspective

Why are some countries more religious than others? A partial answer to this question is provided by two Dutch sociologists, Stijn Ruiter and Frank van Tubergen, in a very recent (notwithstanding the November 2009 cover date) article in the American … Continue reading

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