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  • 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: Cognitive dimension; African Americans; Education
  • Aspetti cognitivi del bricolage religioso
    Trombetta, Pino Luca (2004)
    Religioni e societÓ 50: 56-63.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Cognitive dimension
  • Dimension of Religious Knowledge among Adult Population in Croatia.
    Bobinac, Ankica Marinovic (2004)
    In Jerolimov, Dinka Marinovic, Sinisa Zrinscak, and Irena Borowik (eds.), Religion and Patterns of Social Transformation. Zagreb: Institute for Social Research--Zagreb, pp. 187-206.

    Analyzes 1999 data from Zagreb & its environs.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Cognitive dimension; Croatia, Zagreb
  • Religious Beliefs in Today's Cuban Society: Basic Charateristics According to the Level of Elaboration of the Concept of the Supernatural.
    Diaz Cerveto, Ana Margarita, Ofelia PÚrez Cruz, and Minerva Rodriguez Delgado (1994)
    Social Compass 41:2: 225-240.

    Synthesizes findings from research on religious beliefs in Cuba, including results from a representative sample of the Cuban population. Uses degrees of cognitive elaboration as a variable.

    Associated Search Terms: Cuba; Cognitive dimension; Belief
  • Casting off the Bonds of Organized Religion: A Religious-Careers Approach to the Study of Apostasy.
    Brinkerhoff, Merlin B., and Marlene M. MacKie (1993)
    Review of Religious Research 34:3: 235-258.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from students at 2 universities, & from Calgary. Uses types of religious change; explores beliefs & practices within each type, & life satisfaction of apostates. Shows apostasy to be cognitive.

    Associated Search Terms: Cognitive dimension; Conversion; Canada, Alberta, Calgary; Disaffiliation; Students, undergraduate
  • Patterns of Conversion.
    Lofland, John, and Norman Skonovd (1983)
    In Eileen Barker (ed.), Of Gods and Men. New Religious Movements in the West. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, pp. 1-24.

    Elaborates on intellectual, mystical, experimental, affectional, revivalist, & coercive motifs in conversion.

    Associated Search Terms: Cognitive dimension; Experience; Mysticism; Conversion
  • Conversion Motifs.
    Lofland, John, and Norman Skonovd (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:4: 373-385.

    Finds intellectual, mystical, experimental, affectional, revivalist, & coercive motifs in conversion.

    Associated Search Terms: Mysticism; Experience; Cognitive dimension; Conversion
  • The "Consciousness Reformation" Reconsidered.
    Bainbridge, William Sims, and Rodney Stark (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:1: 1-16.

    Re-analyzes Wuthnow's 1973 San Francisco Bay Area data; analyzes 1979 network survey data from University of Washington students. Religious meaning systems were in evidence, not the 3 alternatives from 1973.

    Associated Search Terms: Cognitive dimension; Network; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Students, undergraduate
  • A Theory of Religious Commitment.
    Finney, John M. (1978)
    Sociological Analysis 39:1: 19-35.

    Interprets 1974 telephone survey data from Washington State with a causal sequence model: practice, knowledge, experience, belief, devotional practices

    Associated Search Terms: Dimensions of religiosity; United States, Washington; Devotionalism; Experiential dimension; Cognitive dimension; Practice
  • Experimentation in American Religion: The New Mysticisms and their Implications for the Churches.
    Wuthnow, Robert (1978)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Analyzes 1973 interview data from the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Associated Search Terms: Cognitive dimension; Students, undergraduate; Practice; Disaffiliation; Nominalism; Mysticism; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Politics, U.S.A.; Symbol; New religions
  • Previous Dispositions and Conversion to Perspectives of Social and Religious Movements.
    Greil, Arthur L. (1977)
    Sociological Analysis 38:2: 115-125.

    Approaches conversion from a reference group perspective.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Reference group; Social movement; Cognitive dimension
  • The Consciousness Reformation.
    Wuthnow, Robert (1976)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Analyzes 1973 interview data from the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Cognitive dimension; New religions; Counterculture; Symbol; Mysticism
  • La religiositÓ dei Romani: indagine sociologica con nota metodologica di Sergio Bolasco.
    Pin, ╔mile Jean (1975)
    Bologna: Edizioni Dehoniane.

    Analyzes 1969-70 questionnaire data on the religious habits of the population of Rome; shows religiosity as ritual observance rather than an understanding of what the rites are supposed to convey.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Religiosity; Cognitive dimension; Italy, Rome; Ritual
  • The Impact of Jewish Education on Religious Identification and Practice.
    Cohen, Steven M. (1974)
    Jewish Social Studies 36:3/4: 316-326.

    Analyzes 1969 questionnaire data from Jewish Columbia University students, on 8 home observances & 4 anticipated observances; formal Jewish education had little impact but did correlate with measures of Jewish identity & knowledge of Hebrew.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Education; Identity; Practice; Cognitive dimension; Students, undergraduate
  • Bridge Burners: Commitment and Participation in a Religious Movement.
    Hine, Virginia H. (1970)
    Sociological Analysis 31:2: 61-66.

    The experiential source of commitment consists of a subjective state that changes the self-image, of some cognitive restructuring, & overt acts that set one apart in some way.

    Associated Search Terms: Cognitive; Self concept; Pentecostal; Commitment; Experiential dimension
  • Religious Knowledge and Attitudes in Mexico City.
    Stryckman, Paul (1967)
    Social Compass 14:5/6: 469-482.

    Analyzes 1962 survey data from the Federal District of Mexico; focuses on doctrinal knowledge & attitudes about religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Mexico; Mexico, Mexico City; Cognitive dimension
  • Religious Participation, Religious Knowledge, and Scholastic Aptitude: An Empirical Study.
    Kosa, John, and Cyril O. Schommer (1961)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 1:1: 88-97.

    Analyzes survey data from students at an American Catholic college; religious knowledge & practice correlated with scholastic aptitude & achievement. A more church-oriented environment is likely to produce greater religious knowledge & participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Practice; Cognitive dimension; Education; Students, undergraduate; Achievement
  • Socio-economic Background and Religious Knowledge of Catholic College Students.
    Schommer, Cyril O., John Kosa, and Leo D. Rachiele (1960)
    American Catholic Sociological Review 21:3: 229-237.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from entrants to a Catholic college in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Catholic, U.S.A.; Stratification; Cognitive dimension
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