Through slavery and segregation, the black church has provided hope, unity and sanctuary.
Today African-Americans are the nation’s most religious group. So says a recent study by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.
“While the U.S. is generally considered a highly religious nation, African-Americans are markedly more religious on a variety of measures than the U.S. population as whole,” says the study’s overview.
Compared to the rest of the population, more African-Americans have a religious affiliation, attend worship, pray frequently and place greater importance on religion in their lives.
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