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  • n. Plural form of nonchurchgoer.


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  • It is hardly surprising that churchgoers put more money into the offering plate than nonchurchgoers, but they also give generously to secular causes.

    American Grace

  • Regular churchgoers are more likely to give to secular causes than nonchurchgoers, and highly religious people give a larger fraction of their income to secular causes than do most secular people.

    American Grace

  • In fact, across all the surveys we have explored, holding religiosity constant by looking only at regular churchgoers, for example, or only nonchurchgoers, liberals are never less generous than conservatives and are, by some measures, better neighbors than conservatives.

    American Grace

  • Our own queries about Osama bin Laden and unpopular books showed that even with regard to such widely disfavored targets, secular Americans offer somewhat firmer support for civil liberties.54 Once again, our analysis essentially compares demographically and ideologically matched churchgoers and nonchurchgoers.

    American Grace

  • It is not surprising in the slightest that churchgoers have a higher rate of religious volunteering than nonchurchgoers.

    American Grace

  • In the Giving and Volunteering surveys sponsored by the Independent Sector from 1988 to 2001, holding demographic factors constant, 45 percent of weekly churchgoers report nonreligious volunteering in addition to whatever religious volunteering they do, as compared to 26 percent of nonchurchgoers.

    American Grace

  • Why did churchgoers report higher levels of happiness than nonchurchgoers?

    Nineteen Minutes

  • • In a long-term study of mortality, 5.4 percent of churchgoers died, compared to 17.3 percent of nonchurchgoers.

    Meditation as Medicine

  • What to make of a Pew Research Center survey of 742 adults indicating those who attend church regularly are more likely to approve of torturing prisoners than nonchurchgoers?


  • Of nonchurchgoers, 88 percent opposed library censorship, compared to 73 percent of regular churchgoers; and 62 percent of nonchurchgoers supported the free speech rights of Osama bin Laden’s defenders, compared to 56 percent of regular churchgoers.

    American Grace


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