Religiosity in Canada and the United States: Diverging Paths

  title={Religiosity in Canada and the United States: Diverging Paths},
  author={Martin N. Marger},
  journal={American Review of Canadian Studies},
  pages={70 - 85}
Comparing degrees of religiosity, Canada and the US have been moving along divergent trajectories for the past several decades. Regional variations are evident in both societies, but, taken as a whole, the divergence holds up even when these intrasocietal differences are accounted for. Neither the classic secularization thesis nor the more popular religious economy model in the sociology of religion adequately explain the contemporary disparities in religious practice and belief in the two… Expand
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