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Author Topic: UK prayer and extremism in prisions


Alcuin
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UK prayer and extremism in prisions
on: April 22, 2017, 14:49

As an additional – and less familiar – key performance indicator of secularization, Clive Field offers a meta-analysis of over-time quantitative data about private prayer in modern Britain, mostly derived from national cross-sectional sample surveys among adults. Despite the fragmentary nature of the evidence, and its methodological challenges, with consequent variability in results, the direction of travel is clear. Self-reported regular (weekly or more) private prayer has declined from one-half to one-quarter of the population over the past half-century, while the proportion never praying has risen from one-fifth to one-half. There have been parallel falls in belief in prayer and its efficacy.
Source: http://www.brin.ac.uk/2017/counting-religion-in-britain-march-2017/

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