Families and faith : how religion is passed down across generations / Vern L. Bengtson with Norella M. Putney and Susan C. Harris.

By: Bengtson, Vern L
Contributor(s): Putney, Norella M | Harris, Susan C
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]Description: xv, 267 p. : ill. ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199948659; 0199948658Subject(s): Christian education of children | Intergenerational communication -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Intergenerational relations -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityLOC classification: BV1475.3 | .B46 2013
Contents:
Families, religion, and a century of change. Families of faith: challenges to continuity -- Religion and spirituality across generations -- Has family influence declined? -- Family patterns and religious momentum across generations. The importance of warmth: parental piety and the distant dad -- The unexpected importance of grandparents (and great-grandparents) -- How interfaith marriage and divorce affect continuity -- Will they leave, or will they stay? Interruptions in religious continuity: rebels, zealots, and prodigals -- The "nones": families of nonreligious youth -- The power of community: families of Mormons, Jews, and evangelicals -- Conclusion: what we have learned and how it might be useful.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-249) and index.

Families, religion, and a century of change. Families of faith: challenges to continuity -- Religion and spirituality across generations -- Has family influence declined? -- Family patterns and religious momentum across generations. The importance of warmth: parental piety and the distant dad -- The unexpected importance of grandparents (and great-grandparents) -- How interfaith marriage and divorce affect continuity -- Will they leave, or will they stay? Interruptions in religious continuity: rebels, zealots, and prodigals -- The "nones": families of nonreligious youth -- The power of community: families of Mormons, Jews, and evangelicals -- Conclusion: what we have learned and how it might be useful.

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