Highly religious people often choose education majors, “stick with it and become more religious over time,” notes Debbie Viadero at Inside School Research citing a National Bureau of Economic Research study. Humanities, physical sciences and social sciences majors become less religious over time.
Viadero isn’t surprised.
I suspect that many teachers feel the need to turn to prayer quite often in the course of a day. What’s the old saying about “no atheists in foxholes”?
Business majors also become more religious. Praying for help?