Religions of the World

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QUESTION:

  1. Based on Internet research of reputable sources, what are the current generational differences in attitudes toward the role of religion in America?
  2. Based on Internet research of reputable sources, what are the principal reasons for the proportional decline of Protestant denominations in contemporary America? (Select no more than three denominations to analyze.)

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Religion in America - Outline
Thesis statement: Different generations in America have diverse attitudes towards religion with
newer generations attaching little value to religious beliefs. The protestant church in particular
has lost many believers due to a wide array of reasons.
I. Generational attitudes
A. Social issues
B. Administration
C. Atheists, agnostic, non religious
II. Reasons for less protestants
A. Conservative church
B. Less interest in social involvement
C. Secularization


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Religion in America

Question 1. Generational differences in attitudes toward the role of religion in America
In America, there currently are four generations; pre-boomers, boomers, generation X
and generation Y. The generations are named from the oldest to the most current, respectively.
People of the same age tend to have similar views on issues such as culture, religion, and
politics. There is, however, the existence of generational gaps between people of different
generations mainly due to changes in the perceptions of different generations. Research has
proved that sometimes generational gaps tend to be vague depending on the ability of the
individuals to adj...


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