Measuring Religious Identity Differently

A Canadian Survey Study

Authors

  • Peter Beyer University of Ottawa
  • Alyshea Cummins University of Ottawa
  • Scott Craig University of Ottawa

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.v45i1.30174

Keywords:

religious identity, young adults, Canada, survey research

Abstract

The research project reported here seeks to discover more about how Canadians, and younger Canadians in particular, imagine and construct their personal religious identities, and how they do so in a context of institutionalized religious diversity.

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Published

2016-04-12

How to Cite

Beyer, P., Cummins, A., & Craig, S. (2016). Measuring Religious Identity Differently: A Canadian Survey Study. Bulletin for the Study of Religion, 45(1), 10–15. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.v45i1.30174

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