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The Buzz

"The Buzz" Continued...

Issue: "Summer of '68," Aug. 9, 2008

Pew reports that men make up 47 percent of evangelical Protestant congregations and 46 percent of mainline Protestant and Roman Catholic churches. Those figures represent marked improvement from the long-reported 60-40 split that has driven many churches to more masculine practices and aesthetics.

But work remains: The survey also revealed that among churchgoers, men are about 8 percentage points behind woman in weekly attendance.


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