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How non secular are american citizens nowadays? what percentage 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 learn of non secular dedication, solutions those and a number of alternative questions on the modern spiritual scene. rather startling are the contrasts in ideals, practices, and stories printed one of the 11 significant Christian denominations whose club is compared.

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