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  • God versus party: Competing effects on attitudes concerning criminal punishment, national security, and military service.
    Thomson, Robert A., Jr., and Paul Froese (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 839-858.

    Analyzes 2007 Baylor Religion Survey data (U.S.A.). Image of God as judgmental predicts stands on capital punishment & issues of war & peace, causing effects of political party preference to wash out.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Politics, U.S.A.; Capital punishment; God, image of; United States
  • God Imagery and Opposition to Abortion and Capital Punishment: A Partial Test of Religious Support for the Consistent Life Ethic.
    Unnever, James D., John P. Bartkowski, and Francis T. Cullen (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:3: 307-322.

    Analyzes 2004 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; close relationship with a loving God predicts opposing both abortion & capital punishment.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Capital punishment; United States; God, image of
  • Young Catholics and Pro-Life Thinking: How Catholic College Students View the Issues of Abortion, Euthanasia, and Capital Punishment.
    Maher, Michael J., Linda M. Sever, and Shaun Pichler (2008)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 19: 17-41.

    Analyzes 2003 survey data from Loyola University, Chicago, students; Catholics more than othrs linked abortion, euthanasia, & capital punishment.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Euthanasia; Abortion; Life (moral issue); Moral; Students, undergraduate; Capital punishment
  • Images of God and Public Support for Capital Punishment: Does a loving God Matter?
    Unnever, James D., Francis T. Cullen, and John Bartkowski (2006)
    Criminology 44: 835-866.

    Associated Search Terms: God, image of; Capital punishment
  • Explaining school corporal punishment: Evangelical Protestantism and socal capital in a path model.
    Owen, Stephen S., and Kenneth Wagner (2006)
    Social Justice Research 19:4: 471-499.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical; Corporal punishment; Social capital
  • Christian Fundamentalism and Support for Capital Punishment.
    Unnever, James D., and Francis T. Cullen (2006)
    Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 43:2: 169-197.

    Associated Search Terms: Capital punishment; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • Father Knows Best: Parishes, Priests, and American Catholic Parishioners' Attitudes toward Capital Punishment.
    Bjarnason, Thoroddur, and Michael R. Welch (2004)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43:1: 103-118.

    Analyzes 1983-84 survey data from U.S. Catholic parishes; attendance predicts opposition to the death penalty.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Practice; Capital punishment
  • Salvation or damnation? Religion and correctional ideology.
    Evans, T. David, and Mike Adams (2003)
    American Journal of Criminal Justice 28: 15-35.

    Associated Search Terms: Capital punishment; Punishment; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; God, image of
  • The Catholic "Consistent Life Ethic" and Attitudes toward Capital Punishment and Welfare Reform.
    Perl, Paul, and Jamie S. McClintock (2001)
    Sociology of Religion 62:3: 275-299.

    Analyzes 1996 survey data; shows a "consistent life ethic" for Catholics, especially among frequent mass attenders.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Capital punishment; Abortion; Welfare; Moral; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Beyond the Bible Belt: The Influence or Lack Thereof of Religion on Attitudes toward the Death Penalty.
    Sandys, Marla, and Edmund F. McGarrell (1997)
    Journal of Crime and Justice 20: 179-190.

    Associated Search Terms: Capital punishment
  • The persistence of religious identity among college Catholics.
    Dillon, Michele (1996)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 35:2: 165-170.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Sexual attitudes; Capital punishment; Catholic, U.S.A.; Abortion
  • The Impact of Religious Identification on Political Attitudes: An International Comparison.
    Hayes, Bernadette C. (1995)
    Sociology of Religion 56:2: 177-194.

    Analyzes 1991 survey data from 8 nations; assesses effects of non-affiliation on attitudes toward abortion, working women, capital punishment, & religion in politics.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Abortion; Capital punishment; Women; Italy; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Germany, East; Germany, West; Netherlands; Norway; Great Britain; Comparative; Politics; Disaffiliation; Atheist
  • Religion, punitive justice, and support for the death penalty.
    Grasmick, Harold G., John K. Cochran, Robert J. Bursik, and M'Lou Kimpel (1993)
    Justice Quarterly 10:2: 289-314.

    Associated Search Terms: Death penalty: See Capital punishment; Punishment; Capital punishment
  • Religious orientation, race and support for the death penalty.
    Young, Robert L. (1992)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 31:1: 76-87.

    Analyzes 1988 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; shows fundamentalism correlated with support for the death penalty, & devotionalism & evangelism (trying to convert someone) with opposition to it.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Capital punishment; Devotionalism; United States; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • Factors Related to Inconsistent Life-Views.
    Johnson, Stephen D., and Joseph B. Tamney (1988)
    Review of Religious Research 30:1: 40-46.

    Analyzes General Social Survey (U.S.A..) data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Capital punishment; Abortion
  • Religion and the Right to Life. Religious and Social Determinants of Attitudes toward Abortion and Capital Punishment.
    Petersen, Larry R. (1974)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Washington State University.

    Associated Search Terms: Capital punishment; Abortion
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