By Robert Wuthnow
Inventing American faith offers a provocative new argument concerning the effect of polls in modern American society. Wuthnow contends that polls and surveys have shaped-and distorted-how faith is known and portrayed within the media and in addition through non secular leaders, practitioners, and students. He demands a powerful public dialogue approximately American faith that extends way past the knowledge supplied through polls and surveys, and indicates useful steps to facilitate this type of dialogue, together with adjustments in how the result of polls and surveys are presented.
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Inventing American Religion: Polls, Surveys, and the Tenuous Quest for a Nation's Faith by Robert Wuthnow