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Conclusion

Phil Zuckerman

in Faith No More

Published in print November 2011 | ISBN: 9780199740017
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199918690 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740017.003.0012
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This chapter presents final thoughts and a final analysis. It stresses the importance of placing apostasy within its social context, argues that religiosity should not be seen as universal or necessary, describes key components of the apostate personality, and makes predictions for the future growth of apostasy in America.

Keywords: apostasy; social context; personality; religiosity; future

Chapter.  2184 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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