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  • Gender differences in American Jewish identity: Testing the power control theory explanation.
    Hartman, Harriet (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:3: 407-431.

    Analyzes 2011 New York Jewish Community Survey data. Denominations where family power is typically asymmetrical do not have greater differences by gender in levels of Jewish identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Jewish, U.S.A.; Gender traditionalism; United States, New York; Gender; Denomination (organizational entity); Family
  • Non-affiliation, non-denominationalism, religious switching, and denominational switching: Longitudinal analysis of the effects on religiosity.
    Suh, Daniel, and Raymond Russell (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:1: 25-41.

    Analyzes 2006-2010 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) panel data. Conversion from one religion to another increases religiosity, from one Protestant denomination to another affects practice modestly but not belief. Non-affiliates become less religious. Protestants with no denomination resemble other Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Panel study; Atheist, U.S.A.; Practice; Denomination (organizational entity); Conversion; Belief
  • Denominational variations across American Jewish communities.
    Sheskin, Ira M., and Harriet Hartman (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 205-221.

    Analyzes the Decade 2000 Data Set (interview data). The presence of a community of the respondent's denomination affected the respondent's individual religious behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Community; Jewish, U.S.A.; Ecology; Denomination (organizational entity); Contextual effects
  • Religious belonging, religious agency, and women's autonomy in Mozanbique.
    Agadjanian, Victor, and Scott T. Yabiku (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 461-476.

    Based on 2008 interview data from women aged 15-50 in a largely Christian area of southern Mozambique. Catholics & mainline Protestants (liberal) had higher autonomy than Apostolic, other Pentecostal, & unaffiliated women.

    Associated Search Terms: Mozambique, Chibuto District, Gaza Province; Protestant (mainline), Mozambique; Catholic, Mozambique; Pentecostal, Mozambique; Gender traditionalism; Denomination (organizational entity); Autonomy; Apostolic, Mozambique; Africanist; Women
  • Religious tradition and involvement in congregational activities that focus on the community.
    McClure, Jennifer M. (2014)
    Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion 10:8: 1-21.

    Analyzes 2008-09 U.S. Congregational Life Survey data. Some denominations lead people to be involved on community activities more than others.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • Rejecting evolution: The role of religion, education, and social networks.
    Hill, Jonathan P. (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 575-594.

    Analyzes 2002-08 telephone interview data from 2002-03 U.S.A. teens, with follow-ups. Religiosity in denominations that reject evolution, especially when networks consist of fellow members in them, predicts the rejection of evolution more than does, inversely, educational attainment.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Network; Evolution; Education; Religiosity; Communality; Panel study
  • Changing American congregations: Findings from the third wave of the National Congregations Study.
    Chaves, Mark, and Shawna L. Anderson (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:4:676-686.

    Describes the 3rd, 2012, wave of the National (U.S.A.) Congregational Study. Notes increased ethnic diversity, eater openness to homosexuals, more informality smaller sizes, & a higher proportion having no denominational affiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Methods; Statistics; Parish; Data sets; Diversity; Congregation size; Denomination (organizational entity); Homosexuality
  • The Shifting Religious Identity of Latinos in the United States.
    Pew Research Center (2014)
    Washington, D.C.: Pew Reserch Center.

    Largely 2013 descriptive statistics on a sample of Latino Americans, focusing on their religion & related attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Belief; Politics, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; Latino Americans; Ethnic; Denomination (organizational entity); Conversion; Charismatic, U.S.A.; Practice
  • Religious denomination, religious involvement and contraceptive use in Mozambique.
    Agadjanian, Victor (2013)
    Studies in Family Planning 44:3: 259-274.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Mozambique; Birth control; Religiosity
  • Religiös-konfessionelle Kultur und individuelle Religiosität: Ein Vergleich zwischen West- und Ostdeutschland.
    Müller, Olaf, Detlef Pollack, and Gert Pickel (2013)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 65, 1 Suppl., 123-148.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Germany, West; Germany, West; Denomination (organizational entity); Germany; Religiosity
  • Rejection of Darwinian evolution among churchgoers in England: The effects of psychological type.
    Village, Andrew, and Sylvia Baker (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:3: 557-572.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from churches in England. Denomination (Church of England & Methodist versus Evangelical & Pentecostal), education, & theological education predicted acceptance of evolution.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Pentecostal, Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain; Evangelical, Great Britain; Church of England; Great Britain, England; Evolution; Education
  • Support for homosexuals' civil liberties: The influence of familial gender role attitudes across religious denominations.
    Kenneavy, Kristin (2012)
    Social Forces 90:4:1347-1375.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Family; Homosexuality
  • Beyond the liberal-conservative divide: Assessing the relationship between religious denominations and their associated LGBT organizations.
    Fuist, Todd Nicholas, Laurie Cooper Stoll, and Fred Kniss (2012)
    Qualitative Sociology 35:1: 65-87.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Discourse; Homosexuality; Moral
  • Interactive effects of church attendance and religious tradition on depressive symptoms and positive affect.
    Schwadel, Philip, and Christina D. Falci (2012)
    Society and Mental Health 2: 21-34.

    Associated Search Terms: Depression; Denomination (organizational entity); Affect; Practice
  • Social class and finding a congregation: How attendees are introduced to their congregations.
    Schwadel, Philip (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:4: 543-554.

    Analyzes survey data on Presbyterians in the 1990s & 2001 survey data from a USA sample of congregations. Less educated & less wealthy people are more likely to be introduced to their congregations through social networks, highly educated & more wealthy through denominational identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Stratification; Denomination (organizational entity); Network; Parish
  • Religion und Religiosität als Ursache von Homonegativität: Eine Mehrebenenanalyse in 79 Staaten.
    Jäckle, Sebastian, and Georg Wenzelburger (2011)
    Berliner Journal für Soziologie 21:2: 231-263.

    Based on World Values Survey data; denomination predicts prejudice against homosexuals.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Prejudice, anti-homosexual; Homosexuality
  • Educational Attainment and Religiosity: Exploring Variations by Religious Tradition.
    McFarland, Michael J., Bradley R.E. Wright, and David L. Weakliem (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:2: 166-188.

    Analyzes 1972-2006 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; effects of educational attainment on religiosity vary by denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; United States; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • Neighbors Like Me? Religious Affiliation and Neighborhood Racial Preferences among non-Hispanic Whites.
    Merino, Stephen M. (2011)
    Religions 2:2: 165-183. www.mdpi.com/journal/religions

    Based on 2000 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; demographics rather than religious denomination predicts attitudes toward racially integrated neighborhoods, once the controls are introduced.

    Associated Search Terms: Racial attitudes; Denomination (organizational entity); United States; Segregation, racial
  • Religion and Educational Ideals in Contemporary Taiwan.
    Zhai, Jiexia Elisa, and Robert D. Woodberry (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:2: 307-327.

    Analyzes 1990-2005 Taiwan Social Change Survey data; Protestants advocate having the highest standard of education, non-religious next, Daoists & Buddhists next, & members of Yi-Guan-Dao (a new religion) & Catholics last.

    Associated Search Terms: Daoist, Taiwan; Protestant, Taiwan; Buddhist, Taiwan; Catholic, Taiwan; Taiwan; Education; Denomination (organizational entity); Yiguan Dao, Taiwan
  • Complicating the "Clash of Civilizations": Gender and Politics in Contemporary Kuwait.
    González, Alessandra L., and Lubna Al-Kazi (2011)
    In Patrick Michel and Enzo Pace (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Volume 2: Religion and Politics. Leiden: Brill, pp. 64-84.

    Analyzes 2007 questionnaire data from Kuwaiti undergraduate students. Religiosity & membership in a conservative denomination inversely predicts feminist views, but literalism positively predicts them.

    Associated Search Terms: Kuwait; Gender; Women; Students, undergraduate; Denomination (organizational entity); Experience; Education; Feminism; Islam, Kuwait; Literalism; Modernization; Politics, Kuwait; Salience
  • Education and Religiosity in Budapest at the Millennium.
    Nagy, Peter Tibor (2010)
    Social Compass 57:1: 60-82.

    Secondary analysis of numeorus data sources. The highly educated split sharply over religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Education; Hungary, Budapest
  • Mortality Differentials and Religion in the United States: Religious Affiliation and Attendance.
    Sullivan, Allison R. (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:4: 740-753.

    Analyzes Health and Retirement Study data (1992-2006); Catholics, Evangelicals, & Black Protestants benefit from attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Denomination (organizational entity); Practice; Mortality
  • Creencias religiosas populares en la sociedad argentina: algunas reflexiones acerca de la significación de la creencia en Dios, la diversidad de creencias y las identidades religiosas.
    Ameigeiras, Aldo Rubén (2010)
    Sociedad y Religión 32/33: 124-139.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Denomination (organizational entity); Belief; Argentina
  • The effect of race, religion, and religiosity on attitudes toward transracial adoption.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2010)
    Journal of Comparative Family Studies 41: 837-854.

    Associated Search Terms: Adoption; Denomination (organizational entity); Race; Religiosity
  • The relationship between bonding and bridging social capital among Christian denominations across Australia.
    Leonard Rosemary, and John Bellamy (2010)
    Nonprofit Management & Leadership 20: 445-460.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia; Denomination (organizational entity); Social capital
  • Religion and Family Values Reconsidered. Gender Traditionalism among Conservative Protestants.
    Bartkowski, John P., and Xiaohe Xu (2010)
    In Christopher G. Ellison and Robert A. Hummer (eds.) Religion, Families, and Health. Population-Based Research in the United States. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 106-125.

    Analyzes 1988-96 National (U.S.A.) Survey of Families and Households data. Biblical inerrancy views & attendance predict gender role traditionalism. Maternalist ideology persists over time more than does separate spheres ideology. Denominational affiliation only has effects through inerrancy views & attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Denomination (organizational entity); Literalism; Gender; United States; Panel study; Family; Inerrant
  • Religious Affiliation, Ethnicity, and Child Mortality in Chiapas, México.
    Vargas Valle, Eunice D., Leticia Fernández, and Joseph E. Potter (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:3:588-603.

    Analyzes 2000 census data; Presbyterian indigenous people had lower child mortality rate than other indigenous people, presumably because of a Presbyterian health ministry.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico, Chiapas; Denomination (organizational entity); Children; Mortality
  • The impact of race on denominational variations in social attitudes: The issue and its dimensions.
    Gay, David A., and John P. Lynxwiler (2009)
    Sociological Spectrum 30:1: 110-127.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Denomination (organizational entity); Homosexuality; Race; Sexual attitudes
  • Beyond the Lynn White Thesis: Congregational Effects on Environmental Concern.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Patrick Kieran Hunt (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:4:670-686.

    Analyzes 1998 survey data from Episcopal & ELCA clergy & '99 from congregation members; clergy communication affects literalism & environmentalsit beliefs.

    Associated Search Terms: Network; Episcopal; Environmentalism; Literalism; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • Religion und Sozialstaat: Die konfessionellen Grundlagen europäischer Wohlfahrtsstaatsregime.
    Manow, Philipp (2008)
    Frankfurt am Main: Campus.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Denomination (organizational entity); Politics, Europe
  • Religion and the logic of the civic sphere: Religious tradition, religious practice, and voluntary association.
    Loveland, Matthew T., Keely Jones-Stater, and Jerry Z. Park (2008)
    Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion 4: 2-26.

    Analyzes Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey data; the logic of the U.S. voluntary sector resembles the logic of mainline Protestantism.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Practice; Voluntarism; Volunteering
  • What Americans Really Believe.
    Stark, Rodney, et al. (2008)
    Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press.

    Based on the 2006 Baylor Survey on Religion.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Catholic, U.S.A.; Foursquare Gospel; Jehovah´s Witness, U.S.A.; Media; Membership; United States; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee); Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Church of God in Christ, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Practice; Social capital; Southern Baptist; State; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Unitarian Universalist; Nazarene, U.S.A.; Experience; Mormon, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Proselytizing; Strictness; Women; Atheist, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Belief; United Church of Christ; Denomination (organizational entity); Disciples of Christ; Education; Contributions; Episcopal; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Communality; Megachurch
  • Religiosity, denominational affiliation, and sexual behaviors among people with HIV in the United States.
    Galvan, Frank H., Rebecca L. Collins, David E. Kanouse, Philip Pantoja, and Daniela Golinelli. (2007)
    Journal of Sex Research 44:1: 49-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Religiosity; AIDS; Sexual activity
  • Beyond Beliefs: Religion and the Sociology of Religion in America.
    Yamane, David (2007)
    Social Compass 54:1: 33-48.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Belief; United States
  • Christian Denominational Political Action on the Subject of Homosexuality.
    Van Geest, Fred (2007)
    Review of Religious Research 48:4: 401-419.

    Catalogs denominations' political stands & activities concerning homosexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Homosexuality; Politics, Canada; Politics, U.S.A.; Canada; United States
  • Religious Affiliation and Alcohol Consumption in the United States.
    Holt, James B., Jacqueline W. Miller, Timothy S. Naimi, and Daniel Z. Sui. (2006)
    Geographical Review 96:4: 523-542.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Alcohol
  • Denominationalism/Congregationalism.
    Ammerman, Nancy T. (2006)
    In Helen Rose Fuchs Ebaugh (ed.) Handbook of Religion and Social Institutions. New York: Springer, pp. 353-371.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Parish; Organization
  • Religious Responses to AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa: An Examination of Religious Congregations in Rural Malawi.
    Trinitapoli, Jenny (2006)
    Review of Religious Research 47:3: 253-270.

    Based on 2004 qualitative data from congregations & mosques in Malawi; describes discussions of AIDS & charitable responses to AIDS victims.

    Associated Search Terms: AIDS; Rural; Malawi; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • Some Implications of Denominational Heterogeneity and Church Attendance for Alcohol Consumption among Hispanics.
    Ford, Julie M. (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:2: 253-267.

    Analyzes 1995-99 telephone survey data; anti-alcohol use norms are salient for men.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Denomination (organizational entity); Sex; Latino Americans
  • Religion and Changes in Family-size Norms in Developed Countries.
    Adsera, Alicia (2006)
    Review of Religious Research 47:3: 271-286.

    Based on 1994 survey data from 13 developed nations. Religious identification & participation affect ideal family size.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Denomination (organizational entity); Family size
  • Trends in Religious Stratification: Have Religious Group Socioeconomic Distinctions Declined in Recent Decades?
    Pyle, Ralph E. (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:1: 61-79.

    Analyzes 1972-2000 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Stratification; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • The Direction of Denominational Switching in Judaism.
    Sands, Roberta G., Steven C. Marcus, and Rivka A. Danzig (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:3: 437-447.

    Analyzes 2000-2001 National (U.S.A.) Jewish Population Survey data; 62% were not changing denomination, 29% were moving away from tradition, 9% toward tradition.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Jewish, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • Defining American Jewry from Religious and Ethnic Perspectives: The Transitions to Greater Heterogeneity.
    Klaff, Vivian (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:4: 415-438.

    Based on 2000-01 National Jewish Population Survey data; strong Jewish identity in the U.S. is more ethnic than religious.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Identity; Ethnic; Jewish, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • American Jewish Religious Denominations. United Jewish Communities, Report Series on the National Jewish Population Survey 2000-01, Report 10.
    Ament, Jonathan (2005)
    New York: United Jewish Communities.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Jewish; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Pillars of Faith. American Congregations and their Partners.
    Ammerman, Nancy T. (2005)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Based on 1997-98 interviews & fieldwork in 549 organizations in the U.S.A., representing the entirety of the U.S. population of congregations. Descriptive in nature. "Partners" include media & other outside resoruces.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); United States; Sunday school; Urban/rural; Polity; Parish; Social services; Moral; Education; Contributions; Conflict; Activism; Media
  • The Vanishing Protestant Majority.
    Smith, Tom W., and Seokho Kim (2005)
    Journal for the Scintific Study of Religion 44:2: 211-223.

    1972-2002 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity); Catholic, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States
  • Don't Call Me Ishmael: Religious Naming among Protestants and Catholics in the United States.
    Perl, Paul, and Jonathon L. Wiggins (2004)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43:2: 209-228.

    Analyzes 1994 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data for religious correlates of first names. Denominations made a difference.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Names; United States
  • Trust in God and Trust in Man: The Ambivalent Role of Religion in Shaping Dimensions of Social Trust.
    Welch, Michael R., David Sikkink, Eric Sartain, and Carolyn Bond (2004)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43:3: 317-343.

    Analyzes 2000 U.S.A. survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Denomination (organizational entity); Trust
  • Denominational Comparison of Rural Youth Ministry Programs.
    Gorham, Gary A. (2004)
    Review of Religious Research 45:4: 336-348.

    Overview of youth groups in 400 congregations of 8 denominations in 3 northern plains states, U.S.A..; Denomination predicted organizational features.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; Organization; Denomination (organizational entity); Youth ministry
  • Is Going to Church Good or Bad for You? Denomination, Attendance, and Mental Health of Children in West Scotland.
    Abbotts, Joanne E., Rory G.A. Williams, Helen N. Sweeting, and Patrick B. West (2004)
    Social Science and Medicine 58: 645-656.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Children; Denomination (organizational entity); Great Britain, Scotland; Mental health
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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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