Demography, Culture, and the Decline of America's Christian Denominations

Demography, Culture, and the Decline of America's Christian Denominations

by George Hawley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498548397
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 05/31/2017
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.37(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

George Hawley is assistant professor of political science at the University of Alabama.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: The State of Christianity in America
Chapter 2: Demographic Transition: What We Know
Chapter 3: Economic and Technological Causes of Demographic Transition
Chapter 4: Cultural Causes of Demographic Transition
Chapter 5: Why People Abandon Christianity
Chapter 6: Family Patterns and Denomination Decline
Chapter 7: Diversity, Devotion, and Politics: Other Explanations for Denomination Decline
Chapter 8: Denominational Divides in American History and Today
Chapter 9: The Roman Catholic Church
Chapter 10: Baptists
Chapter 11: Methodists
Chapter 12: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Chapter 13: Lutherans
Chapter 14: Presbyterians
Chapter 15: Episcopalians
Chapter 16: Pentecostals
Chapter 17: Conclusion
Data Appendix

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