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U.S. News cites Putnam on reattracting youth to religion

June 8, 2009
By tomsander

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Dan Gilgoff, of U.S. News and World Report, in “Churches Fight Back Against Shrinking Youth Membership” (6/3/09) quotes Prof. Robert D. Putnam.

For all their marketing research and high production value, though, mainliners’ branding campaigns face big challenges. Many young people are more likely to volunteer through college organizations or groups…
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Young Americans dropping out of religion, other American Grace findings by Putnam/Campbell

May 18, 2009
By tomsander

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Robert D. Putnam (Harvard) and David Campbell (Notre Dame) recently previewed selected themes from their forthcoming book American Grace at the May 2009 Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life that draws a select group of the leading journalists on religion in America.

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