JOURNAL ARTICLE

Nonorganizational religious participation among elderly black adults

R J Taylor, L M Chatters
Journal of Gerontology 1991, 46 (2): S103-11
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This study investigated rates of participation in nonorganizational religious activities of elderly Black adults. Four indicators of participation were examined: reading religious materials, watching or listening to religious programs, prayer, and requests for prayer. Demographic, religious denomination, and health disability factors influenced participation in these behaviors. The findings were discussed for their implications for the development of a multidimensional conceptualization of religiosity.

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