Religions in context: The response of non-mormon faiths in Utah

Rodney Stark, Roger Finke

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Utah provides a rare opportunity to see how minority religious bodies respond when faced, not with a lazy "monopoly" faith, but one that is energetic and effective. Based on our theoretical work, we predict that faced with Mormon competition, even liberal Protestant bodies will display far higher levels of commitment in Utah than elsewhere in the nation. The data agree.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)293-298
Number of pages6
JournalReview of Religious Research
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Religious studies
  • Philosophy


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