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Numerical change in church attendance: national, local and individual factors - The Church Growth Research Programme report on Strands 1 and 2


Publication date

Feb 2014


An analysis of numerical change in church attendance within the Church of England - Research led by Professor David Voas of the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex for the Church Growth Research Programme.


Religion, Social Change, and Social Behaviour


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