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  • Whose authority? Perceptions of science education in Black and Latino churches.
    Bolger, Daniel, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2018)
    Review of Religious Research 60:1: 49-70.

    Based on 40 interviews in African American & Latino American congregations. African Americans saw religious socialization as a defense against science; Latinos were concerned about the bias & authority of science teachers.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; African Americans; Education; Latino Americans
  • I've got my family and my faith: Black women and the suicide paradox.
    Spates, Kamesha, and Brittany C. Slatton (2017)
    Socius: Sociological Reseach for a Dynamic World 3. journalssagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2378023117743908

    Associated Search Terms: Suicide; African Americans; Women
  • Attachment to God, tenure, race, and participation in congregational life.
    Kent, Blake Victor, and W. Matthew Henderson (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:3: 319-340.

    Analyzes 2010 Baylor Religion Survey (U.S.A.) data; Secure attachment to God (especially for African Americans) is positively, & anxious & avoidant attachment is negatively, related to congregational participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Attachment to God; Congregation; United States; African Americans
  • Authentically Black and Truly Catolic. The Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration.
    Cressler, Matthew J. (2017)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Illinois, Chicago; African Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Televised Redemption: Black Religious Media and Racial Empowerment.
    Rouse, Carolyn Moxley, John L. Jackson, Jr., and Marla F. Frederick (2016)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; African Americans
  • Religious invovlement and health over time: Predictive effects in a national sample of African Americans.
    Roth, David L., Therri Usher, Eddie M. Clark, and Cheryl L. Holt (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 417-424.

    Analyzes panel telephone interview data from adult African Americans Subjective religiosity ("belief") & behavior religious involvement predicted positive health outcomes, but the latter did not predict religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Health; Religiosity
  • Effects of religiosity dimensions on physical health across non-elderly Black and White American panels.
    Oates, Gary L. (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:2: 249-270.

    Analyzes U.S.A. panel data from non-elderly adults, 1986, '89, & '94. Public religiosity predicted health measures among African Americans but not among whites.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Religiosity; Panel study; Social support; Health
  • The long arm of religion: Childhood adversity, religion, and self-perception among Black Americans.
    Henderson, Andrea K. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 324-348.

    Analyzes 2001-03 National Survey of America Life: Coping with Stress in the 21st Century data from African Americans & Caribbean Americans. Religious coping & attendance buffer negative long-term effect of poor childhood health & low childhood SES on self-esteem & efficacy. However, childhood religious salience ("socialization") exacerbated them.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Caribbean Americans; Life course; Salience; African Americans; Coping; Efficacy; Self-esteem
  • Race, religion, and anti-poverty policy attitudes.
    Brown, Ronald E.; R. Khari Brown; Davin Phoenix; and James S. Jackson (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 308-323.

    Analyzes the non-Latino white, Latino, & African American subsamples of 2008 National (U.S.A.) Politics Study data. Because the non-Latino white subsample had greater variance in support for aid to the poor, homilies on the subject had greater effect on them than on others.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Minority; Latino Americans; African Americans; Homily; Ethnic; Poverty; Stratification; Race
  • The space between: Exploring how religious leaders reconcile religion and politics.
    Edwards, Korie L. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 271-187.

    Based on interviews with African American religious leaders, mostly clergy, in Ohio. They reconciled their support for president Obama & opposition to his acceptance of same-sex marriage through compartmentalization ("sequestration"), issue minimization, & selective denial.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; United States, Ohio; Politics, U.S.A.; Homosexuality; Clergy; Cognitive dissonance
  • The doors of the church are now open: Black Clergy, collective efficacy, and neighborhood violence.
    Pegram, Kashea, Rod K. Brunson, and Anthony A. Braga (2016)
    City & Community 15:3:289-314.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; African Americans; Clergy; Clergy role; Deviance/social control; Violence; United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Youth; Community organization
  • Political engagement meets the Prosperity Gospel: African American Christian Zionism and Black church politics.
    Baumann, Roger (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:4: 359-385.

    Based on fieldwork in a conservative Zionist Black church in the northeast U.S.A. & events staged by Christians United for Israel, & follow-up interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Zionism; African Americans; Conservative, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Politics, U.S.A.; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Prophetic-priestly
  • To educate, equip, and empower: Black church sponsorship of tutoring or literary programs.
    Barnes, Sandra L. (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:1: 111-129.

    Based on a 2000 sample survey of Black churches in the U.S.A. Shows characteristics that predict congregational sponsorship of educational programs: tutoring, literacy.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Congregation; Education; Parish; Social services
  • Race differences in acceptance of cremation: Religion, Durkheim, and death in the African American community.
    Buchanan, Tom, and Paige Gabriel (2015)
    Social Compass 62:1: 22-42.

    Analyzes undergraduate student survey data; follow-up interviews. African Americans rejected cremation because traditional funerary practices comprised occasions of community solidarity.

    Associated Search Terms: Solidarity; Students, undergraduate; Funeral; African Americans
  • Negotiating gendered religious space: The particularities of patriarchy in an African American mosque.
    Prickett, Pamela J. (2015)
    Gender & Society 29: 51-72.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Islam, U.S.A.; Patriarchy; African Americans
  • Race/ethnicity, religion and partisan leanings.
    Brown, R. Khari, and Ronald E. Brown (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:4: 469-505.

    Analyzes 2004-08 telephone interview data from adult Americans. Associates views of nationalist symbols & militarism with the politicized conservatism of white Evangelicals & associations (both positive & inverse) of attendance & conservatism among different religious & racial/ethnic groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Politics, U.S.A.; United States; African Americans; Latino Americans; Ethnic
  • Perceptions of science education among African American and white Evangelicals: A Texas case study.
    Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth, Esther Chan, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:1: 131-148.

    Based on interviews & participant observation at a largely white upscale megachurch & at a middle class African American Baptist congregation in a Texas city. The white church's leaders & members viewed science education in terms of their theological opposition to evolution; the African American counterparts saw it in secular terms, underfunded.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; African Americans; Parish; Education; Evolution; Megachurch; Congregation; Southern Baptist; Science; Participant observation
  • The Black Church revisited: Toward a new millennium DuBoisian mode of inquiry.
    Barnes, Sandra L. (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:4: 607-621.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans
  • With my face to the rising sun: Islam and the construction of Afro-Christian tradition in the United States.
    Gilkes, Cheryl Townsend, John D. MacArthur, and Catherine T. MacArthur (2014)
    Souls 16:1/2: 28-49.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans
  • Health benefits of religion among black and white older adults? Race, religiosity, and Creactive protein.
    Ferraro, Kenneth F., and Seoyoun Kim (2014)
    Social Science and Medicine 120:1: 92-99.

    Health benefit (resistance to inflammation) from religious involvement evident among African American seniors.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Gerontology; Health; Panel study; Practice
  • Racial/ethnic variations in the consequences of religious participation for academic achievement at elite colleges and universities.
    Owens, Jayanti (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:1: 80-112.

    Analyzes 1999 interview & 2000-03 follow-up telephone interview data from students at 28 U.S. selective colleges & universities. High school religious practice predicts college grade point averages. For Latino & to some extent African Americans participation in religious groups during college improve grade point averages.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Students, secondary; Campus ministry; Latino Americans; Education; African Americans; Practice
  • The importance of race and religion in social service providers.
    Hsu, Becky, Conrad Hackett, and Leslie Hinkson (2014)
    Social Science Quarterly 95:2: 393-410.

    Analyzes 2002 survey data from low-income respondents in northeastern Pennsylvania. The racial or ethnic identity of service providers is important to Latinos & African American recipients, & religious identity to Evangelical recipients.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; African Americans; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Race; Social services; United States, Pennsylvania; Latino Americans
  • Appartenances en fête: entre l’ordinaire et le spectaculaire.
    Salzbrunn, Monika (2014)
    Social Compass 61:2: 250-260.

    Observes the Murid Sufi brotherhood in Harlem & Paris, & the Catholic Church in Saint Maurice, Switzerland using public spectacle to attract migrants. Comments by François Gauthier, pp. 261-271.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Feast; Spectacle; Migrant; Catholic, Switzerland; African Americans; United States, New York, New York; Mouride; African Swiss; France, Paris; Switzerland, Saint Maurice; African French
  • How Evangelicals from two churches in the American Southwest frame their relationship with the environment.
    Peifer, Jared L., Elaine Howard Ecklund, and Cara Fullerton (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:3: 373-397.

    Based on 20 interviews in a white Southern Baptist congregation & 20 in an African American Baptist congregation in the U.S. Southwest. Discourse on the environment does not differ on religious grounds.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, Southern; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Environmentalism; Baptist, U.S.A.; African Americans; Discourse
  • African American religious participation.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, Linda M. Chatters, and R. Khari Brown (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:4: 513-538.

    Analyzes 2001-03 interview data from African Americans. Women, older people, those married once, & residents of the South were more involved in religion. Stigmatized statuses--cohabiting respondents & those who served time in prison--were less involved in organized religion.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, South; Urban/rural; Stigma; Religiosity; Practice; Marriage; Gender; Criminology; Age; African Americans; Women
  • Mojo Workin': The Old African American Hoodoo System.
    Hazzard-Donald Katrina (2013)
    Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

    African American continuities with African religion.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans
  • Soul Mates. Religion, Sex, Love, and Marriage among African Americans and Latinos.
    Wilcox, W. Bradford, and Nicholas H. Wolfinger (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Latino Americans; Marriage; African Americans
  • Feed my sheep: An analysis of the black-white biblical academic achievement gap.
    Brackens, Jonathan D. (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:4: 629-644.

    Analyzes 2010 U.S.A. survey data; being African American predicts less biblical knowledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Cognitive dimension; African Americans
  • Enhanced religiosity following illness? Assessing evidence of religious consolation among Black and White Americans.
    Oates, Gary L. (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:4: 597-613.

    Analyzes 1986 & '89 longitudinal interview data from African Americans & white Americans. Illness doe snot induce religiosity, except psychological distress among African Americans.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Coping; Health; Longitudinal
  • Live Long and Prosper: How Black Megachurches Address HIV/AIDS and Poverty in the Age of Prosperity Theology.
    Barnes, Sandra L. (2013)
    New York: Fordham University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Poverty; Megachurch; AIDS
  • Shades of faith: Religious foundations of political attitudes among African Americans, Latinos, and Whites.
    McKenzie, Brian D., and Stella M. Rouse (2013)
    American Journal of Political Science 57:1: 218-235.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Latino Americans; African Americans
  • Race and religion: Voting behavior and political attitudes.
    Lockerbie, Brad (2013)
    Social Science Quarterly 94:4: 1145-1158.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; African Americans; Politics, U.S.A.; United States
  • Religious non-involvement among African Americans, Black Caribbeans and Non-hispanic Whites: Findings from the National Survey of American Life.
    Brown, R. Khari, Robert Joseph Taylor, and Linda M. Chatters (2013)
    Review of Religious Reseach 55:3:435-457.

    Reports 2001-03 survey data. African Americans & Black Caribbeans were both more religiously involved than non-Hispanic whites. Women, married persons, Southerners, & the highly educated were more involved in religion than others. The religiously uninvolved were not atheists.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Atheist, U.S.A.; Women; United States, South; Religiosity; Education; Caribbean Americans; Marriage
  • Cheminer avec Dieu: Pentecôtismes et migrations à Bruxelles.
    Maskens, Maité (2013)
    Bruxelles: Éditions de l’Université de Bruxelles.

    Ethnographic study of African & Latin American Pentecostals in Brussels.

    Associated Search Terms: Latin American Belgians; Pentecostal, Belgium; Participant observation; African Belgians; Migrant; Belgium, Brussels
  • Changes in Americans' strength of religious affiliation, 1974-2010.
    Schwadel, Philip (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:1: 107-128.

    Based on 1974-2010 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; traces % respondents reporting strong affiiation for 4 categories: Evangelical, Black protestant, Mainline Protestant, Catholic. Notes 1980s period effects.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Membership; Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; African Americans; United States
  • Building and expanding communities: African immigrant congregations and the challenge of diversity.
    Biney, Moses O. (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 142-165.

    4 New York City congregations of post-1965 African migrants have internal diversity & are localized in multi-ethnic settings.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New Jersey, Irvington; Urban; United States, New York, New York; Migrant; Ecology; Diversity; African Americans
  • Studying forgiveness among older whites, older blacks, and older Mexican Americans.
    Krause, Neal (2012)
    Journal of Religion, Spirituality, and Aging 24:4: 325-344.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Forgiveness; Mexican Americans; African Americans
  • Social Factors in the Church and Positive Religious Coping Responses: Assessing Differences among Older Whites, Older Blacks, and Older Mexican Americans.
    Krause, Neal, and R. David Hayward (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:4: 519-541.

    Analyzes 2001 survey data from White and African American seniors and survey data from Mexican American seniors from five U.S.A. states. Church attendance predicts the use of religious coping. For Whites, informal spiritual social support predicts the use of religious coping, as well.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping; African Americans; Social support; Gerontology; Mexican Americans; Practice
  • Blacks and Whites in Christian America. How Racial Discrimination Shapes Religious Convictions.
    Emerson, Michael O., and Jason E. Shelton (2012)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Christian, U.S.A.; Discrimination; Racial attitudes; African Americans
  • Divine Callings: Understanding the Call to Ministry in Black Pentecostalism.
    Pitt, Richard N. (2012)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based on interviews with ministers & aspiring ministers of the Church of God in Christ; focuses on their sense of calling. Includes male clergy & female ministers. Many men never became pastors, despite ordination.

    Associated Search Terms: Vocation; Clergy; Gender; Church of God in Christ, U.S.A.; African Americans; Dramaturgy; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • Religious media use among African Americans, Black Caribbeans, and non-Hispanic whites: Findings from the National Survey of American Life.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, and Linda M. Chatters (2011)
    Journal of African American Studies 15:4: 433-454.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Caribbean Americans; Media
  • The Black Megachurch: Theology, Gender, and the Politics of Public Engagement.
    Tucker-Worgs,Tamelyn N. (2011)
    Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Megachurch; African Americans
  • Black megachurches: Social gospel usage and community empowerment.
    Barnes, Sandra L. (2011)
    Journal of African American Studies 15:2: 177-198.

    Associated Search Terms: Community organization; African Americans
  • Non-organizational religious participation, subjective religiosity, and spirituality among older African Aemrican and black Caribbeans.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, Linda M. Chatters, and Sean Joe. (2011)
    Journal of Religion and Health 50:3: 623-645.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity, private; Gerontology; African Americans; Caribbean Americans
  • Church-based Social Support and Suicidality among African Americans and Black Caribbeans.
    Chatters, Linda M., Robert J. Taylor, Karen D. Lincoln, Ann Nguyen, and Sean Joe (2011)
    Archives of Suicide Research 15:4: 337-353.

    Associated Search Terms: Social support; Caribbean Americans; African Americans; Suicide
  • Use of ministers for a serious personal problem among African Americans.
    Chatters, Linda M., Jacqueline S. Mattis, Robert J. Taylor, Amanda T. Woodward, Harold W. Neighbors, and Nyasha N. Grayman (2011)
    American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 81:1: 118-127.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Clergy role; Counseling
  • Black Churches and HIV/AIDS: Factors Influencing Congregations' Responsiveness to Social Issues.
    Fulton, Brad R. (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:3: 617-630.

    Analyzes data from the 2006-07 wave of the National (U.S.A.) Congregations Study; externally engaged African American churches were more likely to have HIV/AIDS programs. The liberal/conservative dimension did not matter.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberal/conservative; AIDS; Parish; African Americans
  • Black Church Sponsorship of Economic Programs: A Test of Survival and Liberation Strategies.
    Barnes, Sandra L. (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:1: 23-40.

    Analyzes 2000 clergy sample from African American churches; conservative churches offer cash assistance to the needy while liberal ones sponsor employment programs & credit unions.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Social services; Liberal/conservative
  • Social Relationships in the Church during Late Life: Assessing Differences between African Americans, Whites, and Mexican Americans.
    Krause, Neal, and Elena Bastida (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:1: 41-63.

    Analyzes data from 2 early 2000s surveys. African American elders experienced greter social support from clergy & congregations than did European Americans & Mexican Americans.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Parish; Congregation; African Americans; Social support; Gerontology
  • Gender, church involvement, and African-American political participation.
    Robnett, Belinda, and James A. Bany (2011)
    Sociological Perspectives 54:4: 689-712.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Gender; Politics, U.S.A.; Practice
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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