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In the course of a lifetime: tracing religious belief, practice, and change

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University of California Press,
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c2007.
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In the Course of a Lifetime provides an unprecedented portrait of the dynamic role religion plays in the everyday experiences of Americans over the course of their lives. The book draws from a unique sixty-year-long study of close to two hundred mostly Protestant and Catholic men and women who were born in the 1920s and interviewed in adolescence, and again in the 1950s, 1970s, 1980s, and late 1990s. Woven throughout with rich, intimate life stories, the book presents and analyzes a wide range of data from this study on the participants' religious and spiritual journeys. A testament to the vibrancy of religion in the United States,In the Course of a Lifetime provides an illuminating and sometimes surprising perspective on how individual lives have intersected with cultural change throughout the decades of the twentieth century.
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table_of_contents The vibrancy of American religion -- Meet the parents : the family context shaping religious socialization in the 1930s and 1940s -- Adolescent religion in the 1930s and 1940s -- The imprint of individual autonomy on everyday religion in the 1950s -- The ebb and flow of religiousness across the life course -- Individual transformation in religious commitment and meaning -- Spiritual seeking -- The activities, personality, and social attitudes of religious and spiritual individuals in late adulthood -- Spiritual seeking, therapeutic culture, and concern for others -- The buffering role of religion in late adulthood -- American lived religion -- Methodological appendix : measuring religiousness and spiritual seeking in the IHD longitudinal study.
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title In the course of a lifetime tracing religious belief, practice, and change
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title_full In the course of a lifetime [electronic resource] : tracing religious belief, practice, and change / Michele Dillon and Paul Wink
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