Religion: Puzzled People

Do most people still believe in God, prayer, or an afterlife?

Searching for the answers, a topflight British opinion-sampling organization called Mass-Observation interviewed 500 people in a semi-suburban borough of London. The results, published in a book called Puzzled People (Victor Gollancz, 7s. 6d.), do not add up to a complete cross section of British religious thinking. Nonetheless, Puzzled People makes profitable reading for churchmen, sociologists and trendspotters in the U.S. as well as England. Highlights:

Belief in God. To the question, "Do you believe there is a God, or there isn't, or haven't...

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