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  • Religion as cultural models: Developing an emic measure of religiosity.
    Dengah, H.J. François, II (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 104-125.

    Differential adherence, "consonance," with religious cultural norms affect health. Illustrations from 2 Brazilian Pentecostal congregations taken from 2011-12 participant observation. Uses the Duke University Religion Index.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Health; Dimensions of religiosity; Culture; Conformity; Brazil, São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto; Stress; Pentecostal, Brazil
  • How religious status shapes psychological well-being: Cultural consonance as a measure of subcultural status.
    Dengah, H.J. François, II (2014)
    Social Science and Medicine 114:1: 8-25.

    Associated Search Terms: Conformity; Culture; Well-being, psychological
  • Cultural Consonance, Religion and Psychological Distress in an Urban Community .
    Dressler, William W., H.J. François Dengah II, Mauro C. Balieiro, and José Ernesto dos Santos (2013)
    Paidéia: Cadernos de psicologia e educação 23/55 : 151-160.

    Associated Search Terms: Conformity; Distress; Brazil, São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto
  • Organized Religion as Opiate or Prophetic Stimulant: A Study of American and English Assessments of Social Justice in Two Urban Settings.
    Perkins, H. Wesley (1983)
    Review of Religious Research 24:3: 206-224.

    Analyzes 1975 interview data from New Haven, Connecticut, & London, England; shows religious identity related to concern for justice, after controlling for conventionality.

    Associated Search Terms: Conformity; Conventionality; Great Britain, London; Justice; Comfort; United States, Connecticut, New Haven; Comparative; Religiosity
  • Christ and Conformity: A Study of Pentecostal Values.
    Dearman, Marion V. (1974)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 13:4: 437-453.

    The United Pentecostal Church socializes members into some central American values. Based on interviews of church members.

    Associated Search Terms: United Pentecostal Church; United States, Oregon; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Conformity
  • Overt Conformity to Church Teaching as a Function of Religious belief and Group Participation.
    Photiadis, John D. (1965)
    American Journal of Sociology 70:4: 423-428.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from male Mormons, aged 20-65, in a largely Mormon town.

    Associated Search Terms: Social control; Conformity; Participation; Mormon, U.S.A.; Belief
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