Emerging Adults and Changing Values: Religion and Morality During Emerging Adulthood
Morality and religion are core factors that influence the behaviors of emerging adults. Studies have found despite decreased levels of religious engagement in emerging adulthood, religion continues to be an important factor that influences behavior during emerging adulthood. The roles of religion and morality as components of emerging adults’ developing worldview are explored, and the role of religion and morality in influencing risky and dangerous behaviors is presented.
KeywordsReligion Morality Religious affiliation Religious participation Beliefs
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