SPOTLIGHT: The Sex Lives of Unmarried Evangelicals

May 2013
Christianity Today;May2013, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p11
The article discusses surveys on the sex lives of young unmarried evangelicals, conducted by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy with the Guttmacher Institute and Grey Matter Research. The differences in the definition of "evangelical" in the National Campaign survey and the Grey Matter survey are mentioned. Factors contributing to young evangelicals' sexual abstinence include bible reading and church attendance.


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