Religious affiliation grows with education levels?
In “Protestant Ethic’ 2.0: the New Ways Religion Is Driving Economic Outperformance” (New Geography, April 5, 2012), Joel Slotkin writes,
Some might be surprised to learn that religious affiliation grows with education levels. A new University of Nebraska study finds that with each additional year of education, the odds of attending religious services increased by 15%. The educated, the study found, may not be eschewing religion, as social science has long maintained, even if their spiritual views tend to be less narrow, and less overtly tied to politics, than among the less schooled.
Some other interesting links, stats; some you expected, some you didn’t.
And this is yer last religious jaw fer the week. (Easter Sunday starts a new week.)