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Relationships Among Giving, Church Attendance, and Religious Belief: The Case of the Presbyterian Church (USA)

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Using data from a survey of members and elders of the Presbyterian Church (USA), we estimate relationships among religious contributions, church attendance, and theological belief. Survey respondents indicated whether they were theologically conservative or liberal, and we hypothesized that the level and the composition of giving would be affected by theological belief. We found that conservative Presbyterians gave more in total, and gave more to the local church and to non-Presbyterian religious organizations than did more liberal Presbyterians, while more liberal Presbyterians gave more to secular charities than did conservative Presbyterians.
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Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Hope College, Holland, MI., 2: Ohio State University

Publication date: December 1, 2001

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