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Published: 02 January 2021

208 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197547052

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Religion's Sudden Decline

What's Causing it, and What Comes Next?

Ronald F. Inglehart

  • Provides evidence of a major decline in religion in most of the world, based on surveys of over 100 countries containing 90 percent of the world's population, carried out from 1981 to 2020--the largest base of empirical evidence ever assembled to analyse mass acceptance or rejection of religion
  • Presents a theory of why religion spreads or declines and tests it against a massive base of evidence
  • Presents evidence that humans need a coherent belief system but that its nature reflects the society's environment