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Christian Smith, a Notre Dame sociology professor and director of the National Study of Youth and Religion, told those attending one of the Deitchman Family Lectures on Religion and Modernity at the College of the Holy Cross last week that most study participants think the central principles of religion are good, but that many of them are indifferent to issues of spirituality.
In a random telephone survey of 3,290 teens ages 13 to 17 conducted by The National Study of Youth and Religion, 29 percent said they have participated in an organized religious service project or mission.
The National Study of Youth and Religion (Smith & Faris, 2002) found 12 graders' religiosity to be significantly linked with fewer of the following behaviors compared to non religious adolescents: smoking, going to bars, drinking, shoplifting, stealing, and skipping school.