Young Catholic America: Emerging Adults In, Out of, and Gone from the Church

Young Catholic America: Emerging Adults In, Out of, and Gone from the Church

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ISBN-13: 9780199341078
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/04/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 386,433
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Christian Smith is William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame, Director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Society, Director of the Notre Dame Center for Social Research, Principal Investigator of the National Study of Youth and Religion, and Principal Investigator of the Science of Generosity Initiative. He is the author, co-author, or editor of numerous books, including Souls in Transition: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Emerging Adults, Lost in Transition: The Dark Side of Emerging Adulthood, and Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers.

Kyle Longest is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Furman University.
Jonathan Hill is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Calvin College.
Kari Christoffersen is a PhD candidate at the University of Notre Dame.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

Chapter 1: Catholic Emerging Adults in Historical Context: 1945 to 1970
Chapter 2: Emerging Adults Catholics across Four Decades: 1970s to 2000s
Chapter 3: A Statistical Portrait of Catholic Emerging Adults Today
Chapter 4: Emerging Adult Catholics, Their Faith, and the Church in Their Own Words
Excursus: Who Actually IS a ''Catholic?''
Chapter 5: Religious Trajectories from the Teenage Years into Emerging Adulthood
Chapter 6: Catholic Faith and Lifecourse Outcomes
Chapter 7: Does Catholic Schooling Make a Difference?

Conclusion
Appendix
Notes
Index

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