In The New Criminology, Max D.
Schlapp and Edward E. Smith say that two generations of statisticians found that the ratio of convicts without
religious training is about 1/10 of 1%. W. T. Root, professor of
psychology at the Univ. of Pittsburgh, examined 1,916 prisoners and said
Indifference to religion, due to thought, strengthens character, adding
that Unitarians, Agnostics, Atheists and Free-Thinkers are absent from
penitentiariers or nearly s