179 Outcome: Religion in the United States

Describe religion in the United States

In examining the state of religion in the United States today, we see the complexity of religious life in our society, plus emerging trends like the rise of the megachurch, secularization, and the role of religion in social change.

What you’ll learn to do:

  • Give examples of religion as an agent of social change
  • Describe current U.S. trends including megachurches and secularization

LEARNING ACTIVITIES

The learning activities for this section include

  • Reading: Religion and Social Change
  • Reading: Secularization
  • Self-Check: Religion in the United States

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