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  • The effect of religiosity on life satisfaction in a secularized context: Assessing the relevance of believing and belonging.
    tenKate, Josje, Willem de Koster, and Jeroen van der Waal (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:2: 135-155.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from Netherlands residents aged 14-49. Belonging rather than belief is the religious dimension that furthers life satisfaction, with a residual effect of attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands; Belief; Belonging, sense of; Dimensions of religiosity; Life satisfaction; Practice
  • El sentido de la adhesion. Un análisis de la construcción de significandos en el marco de situaciones sociales evangélicas y terapéuticas alternativas (Buenos Aires, Argentina).
    Bordes, Mariana, and Joaquín Algranti (2014)
    Revista Colombiana de Antropología 50:2: 123-145.

    Associated Search Terms: Argentina, Buenos Aires; Medical; Meaning; Healing; Evangelical, Argentina; Belonging, sense of
  • Race, belonging, and participation in religious congregations.
    Martinez, Bandon C., and Kevin D. Dougherty (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:4: 713-732.

    Analyzes 2001 U.S. Congregational Life Survey data. Members of the largest racial group in a given congregation have a stronger sense of belonging & participate more deeply.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Belonging, sense of; Membership; Race; Minority
  • Church-based social support and a sense of belonging in a congregation among older Mexican-Americans.
    Krause, Neal, and R. David Hayward (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:2: 251-273.

    Analyzes interview data from retired Mexican Americans from Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, & California. Receiving social support predicts a sense of belonging, especially for older Mexican American men.

    Associated Search Terms: Social support; Membership; Gerontology; Belonging, sense of
  • Moral freighting and civic engagement: A UK perspective on Putnam and Campbell's theory of religious-based social action.
    Baker, Christopher (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 73:3: 343-369.

    Based on focus group data from Manchester, U.K. Across religious traditions, themes of friendship, persistence, worship, & formation appear in connection with civic engagement.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Great Britain; Focus group; Volunteering; Social capital; Buddhist, Great Britain; Islam, Great Britain; Great Britain, Manchester; Belonging, sense of; Civic engagement; Moral; Comparative
  • Postcolonialism and religion: new spaces of "belonging and participation" in the postsecular city.
    Baker, Christopher, and Justin Beaumont (2011)
    In Justin Beaumont and Christopher Baker (eds.) Postsecular Cities--Space, Theory and Practice. London: Continuum, pp. 33-49.

    Associated Search Terms: Belonging, sense of; Post-secular; Urban
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