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Resumen de hallazgos: La brecha de edad respecto a la religión en todo el mundo

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Según varias mediciones, los adultos jóvenes tienden a ser menos religiosos que sus mayores. Lo contrario se da en raras ocasiones. En Estados Unidos, los grupos religiosos vienen envejeciendo desde hace décadas, y los adultos jóvenes ahora son mucho menos propensos que sus mayores a identificarse con una religión o participar en diversas prácticas religiosas. …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Acknowledgments

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project This report was produced by Pew Research Center as part of the Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures project, which analyzes religious change and its impact on societies around the world. Funding for the Global Religious Futures project comes from The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John Templeton Foundation. This report is a collaborative effort based on …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Appendix A: Methodology

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project This appendix provides an overview of the data sources and analytic approaches used in the report. The general population data underlying this study come from 106 countries for religious identity, 106 countries for the importance of religion, 105 countries for prayer frequency and 102 countries for religious service attendance. The countries where religious service attendance …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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3. How religious commitment varies by country among people of all ages

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project The wide collection of cross-national Pew Research Center surveys analyzed in this report on age gaps in religious commitment can also be used to look at the ways religious observance varies among all adults – defined as people ages 18 and older – in different parts of the world. The four standard measures of religious …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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2. Young adults around the world are less religious by several measures

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Adults under 40 are less likely to be religiously affiliated Perhaps the simplest way to measure attachment to religion among people of all ages is to look at the percentage of people who identify with a religious group. Pew Research Center surveys around the world routinely ask: “What is your present religion, if any?” Respondents …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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1. Why do levels of religious observance vary by age and country?

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Social scientists have proposed various explanations for age gaps in religious commitment around the world. One common explanation is that new generations become less religious in tandem with economic development – as collective worries about day-to-day survival become less pervasive and tragic events become less frequent. According to this line of thinking, each generation in …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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The Age Gap in Religion Around the World

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Young adults tend to be less religious than their elders by several measures; the opposite is rarely true. This pattern holds true across many countries that have different religious, economic and social profiles. …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Acknowledgments

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project This report was produced by Pew Research Center as part of the Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures project, which analyzes religious change and its impact on societies around the world. Funding for the Global Religious Futures project comes from The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John Templeton Foundation. This report is a collaborative effort based on …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Essere cristiani in Europa occidentale

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project L’Europa occidentale, culla del protestantesimo e storicamente sede del cattolicesimo, è diventata una delle regioni più secolari al mondo. Anche se la grande maggioranza degli adulti afferma di avere ricevuto il battesimo, oggi molti di essi non si descrivono come cristiani. Alcuni affermano di aver abbandonato gradualmente la religione, di avere smesso di credere negli …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Christ sein in Westeuropa

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Westeuropa, die Geburtsstätte des Protestantismus und der Hauptsitz des Katholizismus während des größten Teils seiner Geschichte, ist heute eine der säkularsten Regionen der Welt. Auch wenn die weitaus überwiegende Mehrheit der Erwachsenen angibt, getauft zu sein, beschreiben sich heute viele nicht als Christen. Wie eine neue, umfassende Studie des Pew Research Center über Glauben …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Ser cristiano en Europa Occidental

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Europa Occidental, donde el cristianismo protestante tuvo su origen y el catolicismo lleva radicado la mayor parte de su historia, se ha convertido en una de las regiones más laicas del mundo. A pesar de que la mayoría de los adultos afirman que fueron bautizados, en la actualidad muchos no se describen a sí mismos …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Être chrétien en Europe de l’Ouest

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project L’Europe de l’Ouest, berceau du protestantisme et cœur du catholicisme durant la plus grande partie de son histoire, est maintenant l’une des régions les moins religieuses dans le monde. Bien que la vaste majorité des adultes soient baptisés, nombre d’entre eux ne se décrivent pas comme étant chrétiens. Certains disent s’être peu à peu …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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5. Attitudes toward spirituality and religion

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Spirituality and religion can be defined in many different ways, and the distinction between the two concepts often is muddy. For the purposes of this analysis, spirituality refers to beliefs or feelings about supernatural phenomena, such as life after death, the existence of a soul apart from the human body, and the presence of spiritual …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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6. Religion and society

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Overall, fewer than half of respondents across Western Europe regularly take part in civic activities, such as participating in a performing arts group, charitable organization, church or religious group, sports club or any other community group or association. Across many of these activities, there is a clear link between religious observance and civic participation: Highly …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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1. Nationalism, immigration and minorities

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Europe’s religious landscape is changing: The Christian share of the population is declining while the religiously unaffiliated population is increasing. In addition, Muslim populations in Western European countries continue to grow in both absolute and percentage terms due to immigration, relatively high fertility rates, and a relatively young population. Jewish populations, meanwhile, appear to be …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Appendix B: Methodology

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Pew Research Center conducted surveys among 24,599 adults (ages 18 and older) across 15 countries in Western Europe. Interviewing was carried out under the direction of GfK Belgium by telephone (both cellphones and landlines) from April to August 2017. The questionnaire administered by survey interviewers was designed by Pew Research Center staff in consultation with …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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2. Religious identity

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Most people in Western Europe identify as Christians. But across the region, fewer people say they are currently Christian than say they were baptized or raised as Christians. In every country, net losses for Christians are accompanied by net gains for the share of adults who say they have no religion. College-educated people, younger adults …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Acknowledgements

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Find related reports online at pewresearch.org/religion. Research Team Alan Cooperman, Director of Religion Research Gregory A. Smith, Associate Director of Research Becka A. Alper, Research Associate Elizabeth Podrebarac Sciupac, Research Associate Claire Gecewicz, Research Analyst Besheer Mohamed, Senior Researcher …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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1. Beliefs about the nature of God

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project Virtually all U.S. Christians say they believe in God or a higher power of some kind. Among evangelical Protestants, 91% put their faith in God “as described in the Bible,” as do 92% of those in the historically black Protestant tradition. Most Catholics and mainline Protestants also believe in the God of the Bible, though …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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2. Beliefs about God’s involvement in the world

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project About three-quarters of Americans say they try to talk to God or another higher power. And 28% indicate that their attempts at communication are answered, saying God or the spiritual force in the universe talks directly with them. Communicating with God is most common among evangelical Protestants and those in the historically black Protestant tradition, …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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