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Published: 30 May 2019

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780198837947

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Mass Exodus

Catholic Disaffiliation in Britain and America since Vatican II

Stephen Bullivant

  • Offers the first serious historical and sociological study of Catholic lapsation and disaffiliation
  • Draws on a wide range of theological, historical, and sociological sources to offers a comparative study of secularization across two famously contrasting religious cultures: Britain and the USA
  • Features never-before-published analyses of nationally representative datasets and other significant statistics
  • Provides a thought-provoking reappraisal of the success/failure of the reforms following Vatican II, on their own terms