An Exploration of Religious Gender Differences amongst Jewish-American Emerging Adults of Different Socio-Religious Subgroups

  title={An Exploration of Religious Gender Differences amongst Jewish-American Emerging Adults of Different Socio-Religious Subgroups},
  author={Chana Etengoff},
  journal={Archive for the Psychology of Religion/Archiv F{\"u}r Religionpsychologie},
  pages={371 - 391}
  • C. Etengoff
  • Published 1 September 2011
  • Sociology
  • Archive for the Psychology of Religion/Archiv Für Religionpsychologie
This article explores gender differences in the religious experiences of 416 Jewish (Secular, Traditional, and Modern-Orthodox) emerging adults (M Age = 23.16). Prior research has indicated that women are more religious than men cross-culturally. The purpose of this study was to investigate if such gender differences remain applicable to Jewish-American emerging adults given both the changing role of women in society and emerging adults’ prolonged search for identity. Findings reveal that most… 

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