Religion & Social Position - GENDER

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WOMEN'S PARTICIPATION IN RELIGION

Evidence suggests that women are more religious than men, irrespective of age. Miller & Hoffmann report that women:

- make up the majority of Christian church goers & consequently attend church more than men

- more likely to express a greater interest & faith in religion & to believe in God more & pray more than men

- believe in a God of love, comfort & forgiveness whereas men prefer a God of power, planning and control

SOCIOLOGICAL EXPLANATIONS FOR WHY WOMEN ARE MORE RELIGIOUS THAN MEN

1. Women feel closer to God as they are involved in the creation…

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