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This front matter section of the book titled Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion contains preface, acknowledgements and manuscript invitation. In the social science literature, Smith and Denton's (2005) mixed methods investigation of adolescent R/S remains the only detailed and comprehensive portrait of the religiosity and spirituality (R/S) beliefs, practices, and attitudes of today's youth in the United States. While sociological in method and scope, several of their findings are important to our study, particularly relating to spiritual seeking," and the inductive, qualitative themes with which they describe the experience of R/S in adolescence. Quantitatively, Smith and Denton found, in a representative sample of 3,290 American adolescents across U.S. geographical areas and most religious denominations, only a small percentage of spiritual, not religious" teens.

Keywords: Denton; religiosity and spirituality (R/S); scientific study; Smith

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