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  • Religious Involvement, Conventional Christian, and Unconventional Nonmaterialist Beliefs.
    Glendinning, Tony (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:4: 585-595.

    Analyzes 2001 Scottish survey data; adherence to unconventional nonmaterialist beliefs correlates with Christian belief, especially among non-attenders.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Great Britain, Scotland; Conventionality; Astrology; Fatalism; Belief
  • After the New Age.
    Bainbridge, William Sims (2004)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43:3: 381-394.

    Conventional religion encourages new age religiosity by promoting religiosity in general, but also discourages experimentation.

    Associated Search Terms: Conventionality; New age; Factor analysis
  • Dimensions of Religious Free Exercise: Abstract Beliefs and Concrete Applications.
    Jelen, Ted G. (1999)
    Review of Religious Research 40:4: 349-358.

    Analyzes 1993 telephone survey data from Washington, D.C.; Evangelicals supported religious liberty at the symbolic level, but not the free exercise of it by specific unconventional groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Tolerance; Conventionality; United States, District of Columbia, Washington
  • Organizational Opportunity and Social Movement Mobilization.
    Kurzman, Charles (1998)
    Mobilization 3:1: 23-49.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology; Catholic, Latin America; Shi'ite, Iran; Islam, Iran; Iran; Civil rights movement; National Baptist Convention, U.S.A.; Social movement; Buddhist, Burma; Burma; Politics, Burma; Organization; Latin America
  • Leadership Patterns and the Development of Ideology in Early Christianity.
    Horrell, David G. (1997)
    Sociology of Religion 58:4: 323-341. [Revised version in David G. Horrell (ed.), Social-Scientific Approaches to New Testament Interpretation (Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1999), pp. 309-337]

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; Conventionality; Charisma
  • A Research Note on Religiosity as Opiate or Prophetic Stimulant among Students in England and the United States.
    Perkins, H. Wesley (1985)
    Review of Religious Research 26:3: 269-280.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from students at 5 institutions of higher education in Great Britain and the U.S.; shows religiosity correlates with humanitarianism & egalitarianism, & against racism, but nominal religion does the reverse.

    Associated Search Terms: Consequential dimension; Students, undergraduate; Democracy; Humanitarianism; Conventionality
  • Säkularisierung und Politik.
    Meulemann, Heiner (1985)
    Politische Vierteljahresschrift 26:1: 29-51.

    Analyzes 1982 West German survey data; finds Christian world view inversely related to political participation & autonomy, positively to conventionality & traditional sex role views. Develops attitudinal factors.

    Associated Search Terms: Factor analysis; Politics, Germany; Conventionality; Sex role; Secularization; Germany, West
  • 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: United States, Connecticut, New Haven; Conventionality; Comparative; Great Britain, London; Comfort; Justice; Conformity; Religiosity
  • Love and Guilt-oriented Dimensions of Christian Belief.
    McConahay, John B., and Joseph C. Hough, Jr. (1973)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 12:1: 53-64.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Protestant seminarians in southern California. Shows alternative altruism- & guilt-based belief systems; the former was inversely related to conventionalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Conventionality; Seminarians; Activism; Belief
  • Mennonites and Social Compassion: The Rokeach Hypothesis Reconsidered.
    Rushby, William F., and John C. Trush (1973)
    Review of Religious Research 15:1: 16-28.

    Socially compassionate views & their opposite reflect conventionality more than religiosity in data from a Mennonite college student sample.

    Associated Search Terms: Compassion; Religiosity; Conventionality; Students, undergraduate; Mennonite, North America
  • Conventionality and Acquiescence in a Communal Society.
    Boldt, Edward A. (1969)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Alberta.

    Mennonites but not Hutterites are shown tending to acquiesce more than a "worldly" control group; the view that Gemeinschaft reduces deviance by producing acquiescence is challenged.

    Associated Search Terms: Conventionality; Hutterite, Canada; Mennonite, Canada; Canada; Community
  • Theological and Political Conservatism: Variations in Attitudes among Clergymen of One Denomination.
    Schindeler, Fred, and David Hoffman (1968)
    Canadian Journal of Political Science 1:4: 429-441.

    analyzes questionnaire data from clergy of the Baptist Convention of Ontario and Quebec.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Canada; Canada; Baptist Convention of Ontario and Quebec; Clergy
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