Secular Education and the Religious Profile of Contemporary Black and White Americans

@article{Kosmin1992SecularEA,
  title={Secular Education and the Religious Profile of Contemporary Black and White Americans},
  author={B. Kosmin and A. Keysar and Nava Lerer},
  journal={Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion},
  year={1992},
  volume={31},
  pages={523}
}
This paper deals with the relationships among social status, race, and religion in the contemporary United States. The religious data came from the 1990 National Survey of Religious Identification and a sub-sample of 84,469 non-Hispanic white and 8,859 non-Hispanic black adult respondents distributed across 14 religious groups. Educational attainment, i.e., high school and college graduation rates, was used as a measure of social status. Three issues were examined. First, does the historical… Expand
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