Praying alone? Church-going in Britain and the Putnam thesis

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The decline in British church-going has conventionally been taken as evidence of a decline in religious interest. There is another possibility. Davie and Brierley have suggested that declining church membership may be seen as part of a wider unwillingness to associate. This article examines that alternative.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)317-328
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Contemporary Religion
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2002


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