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  • The effects of Protestant theological conservatism and trust on environmental cooperation.
    Irwin, Kyle, and Brandon C. Martinez (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 199-212.

    Analyzes 2010 General Social survey (USA) data; conservative Protestantism is characterized by lower levels of trust, which in turn undermine environmental cooperation.

    Associated Search Terms: Trust; Environmentalism; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Prophets and Patriots: Faith in Democracy Across the Political Divide.
    Braunstein, Ruth (2017)
    Berkeley: University of California Press

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Liberal/conservative
  • Is the Tea Party a "religious" movement? Religiosity in the Tea Party versus the religious right.
    Braunstein, Ruth, and Malaena Taylor (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:1: 33-59.

    Analyzes 2010 U.S.A. telephone survey data. Unlike the religious right, the Tea Party movement mobilized a more religiously heterogeneous set of people.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • An emergent threat: Christian clergy perceptions of the Emerging Church Movement.
    Burge, Ryan P., and Paul A. Djupe (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 26-32.

    A survey of clergy from selected denominations shows that Conservatives, whom the Emergent Church Movement criticizes, were the lest aware of the movement. Those who valued authority saw it as a threat.

    Associated Search Terms: Authority; Clergy; Conservative, U.S.A.; Emerging church
  • Paranoid Science. The Christian Right's War on Reality
    Alumkal, Antony William (2017)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Portrayal of centrist & conservative Evangelical writings on evolution, homosexuality, bioethics, & environmentalism as fitting what historian Richard Hofstadter termed the "paranoid style in American politics."

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Evolution; Homosexuality; Moral; Social movement; Environmentalism; Conservative; Cognitive distortion; Evangelical
  • Collective identity and movement solidarity among religious left activists in the U.S.
    Olson, Laura R. (2017)
    In Ruth Braunstein, Todd Nicholas Fuist, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.) Religion and Progressive Activism. New Stories about Faith and Politics. New York: New York University Press, pp. 97-114.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from conservative & progressive religio-political activists. Progressives identified less with progressive movements per se.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberal/conservative; Politics, U.S.A.; Comparative; Activists; Identity; Social movement
  • The attitudes toward gender roles in conservative Christian contexts scale: A psychometric assessment.
    Penya, Lynette Sharp, Suzanne Fournier Macaluso, and Garry Bailey (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:1: 165-182.

    Develops a scale measuring gender role traditionalism in a conservative Christian context.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender role; Scale; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Conservative Protestantism and anti-evolution curricular challenges across states.
    Johnson, David R., Christopher P. Scheitle, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2016)
    Social Science Quarterly 97:5: 1227-1244.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Evolution; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Movement commitment among progressive and conservative religio-political activists in the United States.
    Olson, Laura R. (2016)
    Politics and Religion 9:2: 296-308.

    Associated Search Terms: Activists; Conservative/liberal; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Update: Singles in late-modern conservative religions.
    Engelberg, Ari (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 652-655.

    Reviews literature on the phenomenon of the familism & pressure to marry young in conservative religion, which marginalizes the unmarried & leaves hem o the draw of youth culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Familism; Marriage; Singles; Youth culture; Conservative; Marginality
  • Theology matters: Comparing the traits of growing and declining mainline Protestant church attendees and clergy.
    Haskell, David Millard, Kevin N. Flatt, and Stephanie Burgoyne (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:4: 515-541.

    Analyzes Ontario survey data from Anglican, Lutheran, Presbyterian, & United Church of Canada congregations & clergy. Theological conservatism predicted growth, as opposed to decline.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, Canada; Canada, Ontario; Membership; Protestant, Canada; Belief
  • Un cas d’ecclesiolae in ecclesia en Norvège à la lumière de la théorie culturelle d’Emmanuel Todd.
    Knudsen, Jon P. (2016)
    Social Compass 63:1: 57-75.

    Explores the liberal/conservative conflict in the Norwegian Church, between a conservative lay movement and a liberal state church, which corresponds to geographical regions.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberal/conservative; Regionalism; Norway; Ecclesiola; Conflict; Lutheran, Norway
  • Bridging alone: Religious conservatism, marital homogamy, and voluntary association membership.
    Kim, Young-Il (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:1: 47-73.

    Analyzes 1992-94 (2nd wave) National (U.S.A.) Survey of families and Households data. Conservative religious homogamy, paired with belief in biblical authority & inerrancy, increases membership in religious groups & reduces wives' membership in secular organizations.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Social participation; Marriage; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Awash in a sea of faith and firearms: Rediscovering the connection between religion and gun ownership in America.
    Yamane, David (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 622-636.

    Analyzes 2006-14 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; theological conservatism positively predicts personal hand gun ownership while attendance frequency negatively predicts it.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; United States; Gun ownership; Belief; Practice
  • Orthodoxy as project: Temporality and action in an American Protestant denomination.
    Brophy, Sorcha A. (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:2: 123-143.

    Based on participant observation, interviews, & content analyses of meetings & websites in a conservative U.S.A. Protestant denomination. Orthodoxy is socially constructed in terms of a resisted future.

    Associated Search Terms: Grounded theory; Time; Participant observation; Internet; Forum; Content analysis; Conservative, U.S.A.; Orthodoxy (doctrinal)
  • Far-Right Fantasy. A Sociology of American Religion and Politics.
    Aho, James A. (2016)
    New York: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Extremism
  • God Hates: Westboro Baptist Church, American Nationalism, and the Religious Right.
    Barrett-Fox, Rebecca (2016)
    Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas.

    Associated Search Terms: Westboro Baptist Church; Conservative, U.S.A.; Homosexuality; Prejudice, anti-homosexual; Participant observation
  • Wage differentials in the United States: Does religious participation matter?
    Beck, Sedefka V. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 558-578.

    Analyzes 2003 & '05 panel interview data from non-Hispanic U.S. adults. Practice suppressed wages of mainline Protestants; low participation predicted lower wages for conservative Protestant men & higher wages for Catholic women.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Catholic, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Economic; Gender; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Panel study; Practice
  • 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
  • The libertarian right and the religious right.
    Keckler, Charles, and Mark J. Rozell (2015)
    Perspectives on Political Science 44:2: 92-99.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative
  • Deviating from Religious Norms and the Mental Health of Conservative Protestants.
    Mannheimer, Andrew H., and Terrence D. Hill (2015)
    Journal of Religion and Health 54:5: 1826-1838.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; Conservative; Deviance/social control
  • How Academics view Conservative Protestants.
    Yancey, George, Sam Reimer, and Jake O'Connell (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:3: 315-336.

    Based on open-ended items in a survey of American professors. Critics of conservative Protestants see them as intolerant, unscientific opponents. "Theological definers" rate them less negatively. Low information respondents lack knowledge of or interest n them. Contact lessens low ratings of conservative Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, religious; Professor; Contact theory; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Outreach and exclusion: Jewish denominational marketing in the early 20th century.
    Ellis, Rachel (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 38-56.

    Reviews reports & publications of American Reform & Conservative Jewish denominations 1910-1955; Reform did not market itself to immigrants, Conservative did. Reform did not want to endanger its American identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Marketing; Migration; Historical; Identity; Jewish, Conservative, U.S.A.; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.
  • Bible Beliefs, Conservative Religious Identity, and Same-sex Marriage Support: Examining Main and Moderating Effects.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:4: 792-813.

    Analyzes 2006 U.S.A. interview data. Conservative Christian identity & biblical literalism both independently predict support for gay marriage inversely, controlling for one another & other measures.

    Associated Search Terms: Literalism; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Marriage; Homosexuality; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • God, yoga, and karate.
    Yi, Joseph, and Daniel Silver (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 596-615.

    Analyzes on-line business directories (Yellow pages). Conservative churches concentrate in less educated & minority areas, yoga in more educated & white areas.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Yoga, U.S.A.; Minority; Conservative, U.S.A.; Culture; Stratification
  • The Spirit Moves West. Korean Missionaries in America.
    Kim, Rebecca Y. (2015)
    New York: Oxford University Press

    Case study of a non-denominational Evangelical Korean mission society in the U.S.A. Responding to Korea's relationship to its "big brother," U.S.A., the missionaries sought to "make history" by saving the U.S. from secularization. After the founder's death, the missionary society began to Americanize.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, Korea (South); University Bible Fellowship; Authoritarianism; Case study; Conservative, U.S.A.; Generations; Sect; Evangelical, Korea (South); Race; Missionary; Korea (South); Evangelical, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Patriarchy; Typology; Korean Americans
  • New Monasticism and the Transformation of American Evangelicalism.
    Markofski, Wes (2015)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    2006-11 open ended interview study of an Evangelical urban monastery in a Midwest U.S.A. city; members were critical of theological individualism & political conservatism. Content analysis of Evangelical books shows contrasting positions in the field.

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; Culture; Field; Content analysis; Conservative/liberal; Bourdieu, Pierre; Grounded theory; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Inner-worldly asceticism; Justice; Monasticism
  • Conservative Protestants, normative pathways, and adult attainment.
    Fitzgerald, Scott T., and Jennifer Glass (2014)
    In L.A. Keister and D.E. Sherkat (eds.) Religion and Inequality: Research and Theory on Religon's Role in Stratification. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 97-118.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Conservative
  • God-mediated control and optimism: Exploring variations by denominational affiliation.
    Krause, Neal, and R. David Hayward (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 275-290.

    Analyzes 2001 U.S.A. interview data from senior citizens. Conservative Protestant seniors are more optimistic than others.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Gerontology; Optimism
  • Red states, blue states, and divorce; Understanding the impact of conservative Protestantism on regional variation in divorce rates.
    Glass, Jennifer, and Philip Levchak (2014)
    American Jouranl of Scoiology 119:4: 1002-1046.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; Conservative, U.S.A.; Divorce
  • Religion and early marriage in the United States: Evidence from the Add Health study.
    Ueckr, Jeremy E. (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:2: 392-415.

    Analyzes 1991-2004 National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (U.S.A.) data. Mormons & conservative Protestants marry earlier, as do those who had attended largely Mormon or conservative Protestant schools. Frequency of attendance also predicts early marriage, but inversely for Catholics. Salience & literalism predict early marriage.

    Associated Search Terms: Salience; Practice; Mormon, U.S.A.; Marriage; Literalism; Conservative, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Red State Religion
    Wuthnow, Robert (2014)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Historical; United States, Kansas; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Truly inclusive or uniformly liberal? An analysis of the politics of the Emerging Church.
    Burge, Ryan P., and Paul A. Djupe (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 636-651.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from Protestant clergy; Emergent Church clergy are politically more liberal than others.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Emerging church; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Conservative/liberal; Politics, U.S.A.
  • So Many Christians, So Few Lions: Is There Christianophobia in the United States?
    Yancey, George, and David A. Williamson (2014)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Analyzes 2012 National (U.S.A.) Election Survey data. Focuses on prejudice against conservative protestants. Anti-fundamentalists tend to be white, well-educated, & wealthy. A second on-line survey of political anti-conservative Christians groups confirmed the finding.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Education; United States; United States; Prejudice, anti-religious
  • American Evangelicals and conservative politics: Past, present, and future.
    Steensland, Brian, and Eric L. Wright (2014)
    Sociology Compass 8:5: 705-717.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • The growing social and moral conflict between consevative Protestantism and science.
    Evans, John H. (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:2:368-385.

    Analyzes 1984-2010 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; an increase in opposition to science has occurred among biblical literalists.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Conservative, U.S.A.; Literalism; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • Reading the Bible in America: The moral and political attitude effect.
    Franzen, Aaron B. (2013)
    Review of Religious Reseach 55:3:393-411.

    Analyzes 2007 Baylor Religion Survey data (U.S.A.) from Christians who had a clear view about the Bible. Bible reading predicts conservative views among literalists & liberal views among non-literalists.

    Associated Search Terms: Bible reading; Politics, U.S.A.; Literalism; Conservative/liberal
  • Religion and Regional Culture: Embedding Religious Commitment within Place.
    Wellman, James K., Jr., and Katie E. Corcoran (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:4: 496-520.

    Based on interviews & focus groups in western Oregon & western Washington, in conservative & liberal Protestant churches. Religion in general is in perceived tension with the regional environment, but Evangelical religion more so.

    Associated Search Terms: Focus group; United States, Washington; United States, Pacific Northwest; United States, Oregon; Tension; Regionalism; Place; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Conservative/liberal
  • The Spirit's Tether. Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics.
    Konieczny, Mary Ellen (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2000-02 field work in 2 Midwest U.S.A. Catholic parishes, one liberal & one conservative. Models of church are transposed into family life. Traditionalists rejected the modernized Church of their childhood while progressives accepted pre-conciliar religious commitment but not its cultural trappings.

    Associated Search Terms: Justice; Birth control; Authority; Ritual; Abortion; Participant observation; Marriage; Moral; Conservative/liberal; Comparative; Catholic, U.S.A.; Family; Parish; Habitus; Life histories; Traditionalism; Socialization; Work; Women
  • What Motivates Cultural Progressives: Understanding Opposition to the Political and Christian Right.
    Yancey, George, and David A. Williamson (2012)
    Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Conservative/liberal
  • Conservative Protestants, early transitions to adulthood, and the intergenerational transmission of class.
    Fitzgerald, Scott T., and Jennifer L. Glass (2012)
    Research in the Sociology of Work 23: 49-72.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Socialization; Stratification
  • An increasingly female, increasingly urban and increasingly liberal clergy changing Church life in Finland: patterns of change among the clergy in Finland.
    Niemelä, Kati (2012)
    In Kati Niemelä (ed.) Church Work and Management in Change. Publication 61. Tampere: Church Research Institute, pp. 112-131.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Women; Liberal/conservative; Finland; Change
  • Trust in a "fallen world": The case of Protestant theological conservatism.
    Hempel, Lynn M., Todd Matthews, and John Bartkowski. (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 522-541.

    Analyzes 2008 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) dta; conservative beliefs (authoritative Bible, human depravity, born again, hell) predicted generalized trust inversely, canceling out the effects of religious involvement, which positively predicts trust.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Conservative, U.S.A.; Trust; United States
  • Child discipline and conservative Protestantism: Why the relationship between corporal punishment and child behavior problems may vary by religious context.
    Petts, Richard J., and Ashleigh E. Kysar-Moon (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:4: 445-468.

    Analyzes survey data from American families. Only in delimited circumstances does conservative protestant affiliation moderate the negative outcomes of corporal punishment.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Socialization; Corporal punishment; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Religion and the Sense of Control among U.S. Adults.
    Ellison, Christopher G., and Amy M. Burdette (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:1: 1-22.

    Analyzes 1996 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; conservative Protestant adherence, belief in an afterlife, & attendance predict a greater sense of control while biblical literalism & belief in original sin predict a lesser sense of control.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Practice; Control, sense of; Conservative, U.S.A.; Belief; Afterlife; Literalism
  • Higher education and religious liberalization among young adults.
    Mayrl, Damon, and Jeremy Uecker (2011)
    Social Forces 90:1: 181-208.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Conservative/liberal
  • Assessing the racial views of white conservative Protestants: Who do we compare with whom?
    Taylor, Marylee C., and Stephen M. Merino (2011)
    Public Opinion Quarterly 75:4: 761-778.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Race
  • Left Behind?: The Conservative Protestant Gap in Educational Attainment.
    Stokes, Charles E. (2011)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Texas, Austin.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Education
  • Is the Market Moral? Protestant Assessments of Market Society.
    Steensland, Brian, and Zachary Schrank (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:3: 257-277.

    Evaluation of market forces in 2 American Protestant publications--Christianity Today & Christian Century.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Liberal/conservative; Media; Content analysis
  • 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
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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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