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Impact of Religion

The Princeton Religion Research Center has measured the impact of religion on day-to-day work. Comparing the churched with the unchurched on a wide range of behaviors like pilfering supplies (stealing), overstating qualifications on resumes (lying), calling in sick when not sick (lying and stealing), and overstating tax deductions (lying, stealing, and cheating), the center finds little difference in the ethical views and behavior of the churched and the unchurched. What differences there are are not significant or are of marginal significance.

William Hendricks, in Christianity Today, Nov. 25, 1991