Got religion? : how churches, mosques, and synagogues can bring young people back / Naomi Schaefer Riley.Material type: TextPublisher: West Conshohocken, PA : Templeton Press, Copyright date: �2014Description: ix, 165 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781599473918; 1599473917.Other title: How churches, mosques, and synagogues can bring young people back.Subject(s): Young adults -- Religious life -- United States | Church work with young adults -- United States | Spiritual lifeDDC classification: 306.84 | 200.84/20973
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Includes bibliographical references (page 154) and index.
Location, location, location : how the "theology of place" is plugging young adults back into their communities and their churches -- The all-American mosque : how shedding immigrant ways can reshape Islam in the United States -- Joining the service : how the Catholic Church is training a new generation of laypeople to be spiritual leaders -- What's NEXT? : channeling the enthusiasm of birthright Israel into a permanent Jewish commitment -- A ward of their own : how the Mormon Church is turning twenty-somethings into community leaders -- When no one needs church anymore, how do you make them want it? : the relevance of the Black church in the twenty-first century -- The end of sheep stealing : how churches can collaborate to bring twenty-somethings back into the fold.
Why are young people dropping out of religious institutions? Can anything be done to reverse the trend? In Got Religion?, Naomi Schaefer Riley examines the reasons for the defection, why we should care, and how some communities are successfully addressing the problem.