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  • Individualized marriage and family disruption ministries in congregations: How culture matters.
    Konieczny, Mary Ellen (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:2: 144-170.

    Based on interview data from northern Indiana congregations; describes cultural work & counseling in support of mar4riage and of divorced persons.

    Associated Search Terms: Counseling; Congregation; Dialectic; Marriage/divorce; United States, Indiana, northern; Divorce
  • Religious forms in secularized society: Three Catholic groups in comparison.
    Turco, Daniela (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 513-528.

    With a background of secularization, where ordinary practice is ancillary to extraordinary experiences, Catholic Action, charismatic renewal, and Catholic-affiliated scouting represent different aspects of Catholicism. Only the charismatics resist modernity.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, Cosenza; Moral; Belief; Abortion; Euthanasia; Scouting; Homosexuality; Catholic Action; Divorce; Catholic, Italy; Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy
  • Family disruption and racial variation in adolescent and emerging adult religiosity.
    Denton, Melinda Lundquist, and Julian Culver (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:2: 222-239.

    Analyzes 2002-03 National Study of Youth and Religion (U.S.A.) data; religiosity declines after parental divorce among white but not among African American emerging adults.

    Associated Search Terms: Young adults; Religiosity; Adolescents; Divorce; Family; Race
  • Secular Faith. How Culture has Trumped Religion in American Politics.
    Smith, Mark A. (2015)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Slavery; United States; Homosexuality; Politics, U.S.A.; Feminism; Abortion; Historical
  • Sacred Divorce: Religion, Therapeutic Culture, and Ending Life Partnership.
    Jenkins, Kathleen E. (2014)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Coping; Social support
  • 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; Divorce; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Attitudes toward marriage, divorce, cohabitation, and casual sex among working-age Latinos. Does religion matter?
    Ellison, Christopher G., Nicholas H Wolfinger, and Aida I. Ramos-Wada (2013)
    Journal of Family Issues 34:3: 295-322.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Sexual attitudes; Latino Americans; Marriage/divorce
  • Are Muslims a distinctive minority? An empirical analysis of rleigiosity, social attitudes, and Islam.
    Lewis, Valerie A., and Ridhi Kashyap (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:3: 617-626.

    Analyzes 2009 British interview data. Muslims are more religious than Christians & "nones." They are also more traditional on moral issues, reflecting their greater religiosity & their lower socio-economic status.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Practice; Moral; Marriage/divorce; Abortion; Belief; Gender role; Homosexuality; Islam, Great Britain
  • Family Structure, Family Disruption, and Profiles of Adolescent Religiosity.
    Denton, Melinda Lundquist (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:1: 42-64.

    Analyzes 2003 & '08 National (U.S.A.) Study of Youth and Religion telephone survey data. Parental breakups are related to changes in adolescents' religious engagement, either increasing or decreasing it. Uses 5 levels of religious engagement: abiders, adapters, assenters, avoiders, atheists.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Divorce; Family
  • Parental divorce, parental religious characteristics, and religious outcomes in adulthood.
    Uecker, Jeremy E., and Christopher G. Ellison (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:4: 777-794.

    Analyzes 1991, '98, & 2008 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; growing up in a single-parent family is positively associated with religious disaffiliation & switching; it has a negative relationship with attendance when 2 religiously-involved parents divorce.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Generations; Practice; Socialization; United States; Family; Conversion; Disaffiliation
  • The effects of parental marital discord and divorce on the religious and spiritual lives of young adults.
    Ellison, Christopher G., Anthony B. Walker, Norval D. Glenn, and Elizabeth Marquardt (2011)
    Social Science Research 40:2:538-551.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage/divorce; Divorce; Generations; Family; Socialization; Young adults
  • Research note: Multi-faith Britain and family life: Changing patterns of marriage, cohabitation, and divorce among different faith groups 1983-2005.
    Francis, Leslie J., Emyr Williams, and Andrew Village (2011)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 26:1: 33-41.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Change; Family; Marriage/divorce; Cohabitation
  • Parental Divorce and Adult Religiosity: Evidence from the General Social Survey.
    Lau, Hsien-Hsien, and Nicholas H. Wolfinger (2011)
    Reivew of Religious Reseach 53:1: 85-103.

    Analyzes 1991, '98, & 2008 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; growing up with a single divorced parent increases the likelihood of adult attendance & odds of changing affiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Practice; United States; Conversion; Religiosity
  • Faith and Money: How Religion Contributes to Wealth and Poverty.
    Keister, Lisa A. (2011)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Develops a model for the impact of religious identification on wealth accumulation of American Conservative Protestants, Black Protestants, Mainline Protestants, white Catholics, Hispanic Catholics, Jews, & others. A chapter examines denominations (Mormons & Mainline Protestant denominations).

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage/divorce; Mormon, U.S.A.; Mobility (vertical); Latino Americans; Generations; Fertility; Family; Education; Economic; Conservative, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; African Americans; United States; Stratification; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • In Concert and Alone: Divorce and Congregational Experience.
    Jenkins, Kathleen E. (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:2: 278-292.

    Based on open-ended interviews with divorced persons from different religious traditions; people coped with the experience individually & felt lonely in doing so.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce
  • Religion and attitudes toward divorce laws among U.S. adults.
    Stokes, Charles E., and Christopher G. Ellison (2010)
    Journal of Family Issues 31:10: 1279-1304.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Law
  • Religious influences on the risk of marital dissolution.
    Vaaler, Margaret L., Christopher G. Ellison, and Daniel A. Powers (2009)
    Journal of Marriage & Family 71: 917-934.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage/divorce
  • Divorce and the Divine: The Role of Spirituality in Adjustment to Divorce.
    Krumrei, Elizabeth J., Annette Mahoney, and Kenneth I. Pargament (2009)
    Journal of Marriage and Family 71:2: 373-383.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Divorce; Spirituality
  • 'Spiritual, but not Religious:' The Impact of Parental Divorce on the Religious and Spiritual Identities of Young Adults in the United States.
    Zhai, Jiexia Elisa, Christopher G. Ellison, Charles E. Stokes, and Norval D. Glenn (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 49:4: 379-394.

    Based on 2003 telephone interview data from American young adults; adult children of divorced parents are most likely to identify themselves as spiritual but not religious.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Family; Divorce; Marriage/divorce
  • Religiosity and marital stability among Black American and White American couples.
    Brown, Edna, Terri L. Orbuch, and Jose A. Bauermeister (2008)
    Family Relations 57: 186-197.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Marriage/divorce; African Americans
  • Parental Divorce and Religious Involvement among Young Adults.
    Zhai, Jiexia Elisa, Christopher G. Ellison, Norval D. Glenn, and Elizabeth Marquardt (2007)
    Sociology of Religion 68:2: 125-144.

    Analyzes survey data from adult children of divorced & intact families. Parental divorce is related to lesser attendance but not to lesser private religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Marriage/divorce; Divorce; Practice; Prayer
  • Conflict and Consensus. A Study of Values and Attitudes in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
    Fahy, Tony, Bernadette C. Hayes, and Richard Sinnott (2006)
    Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill.

    Based on European Values Study data, with added items. Factor analysis shows somewhat different attitudinal cleavages in the 2 Irelands.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Homosexuality; Postmaterialism; Divorce; Gender role; Politics, Ireland; Politics, Great Britain; Environmentalism
  • Assessing Belief about the Bible: A Study among Anglican Laity.
    Village, Andrew (2005)
    Review of Religious Research 46:3: 243-254.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from U.K. Anglicans; congregations' philosophies vary with their members' biblical literalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Great Britain; Church of England; Premarital sex; Liberal/conservative; Moral; Abortion; Homosexuality; Practice; Literalism
  • The Impact of Religious Homogeneity on the Rate of Divorce in the United States.
    Mullins, Larry C., Kimberly P. Brackett, Donald W. Bogie, and Dnaiel Pruett (2004)
    Sociological Inquiry 74:4: 338-354.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Homogeneity; Divorce
  • Catholic Attitudes on Sexual Behavior & Reproductive Health.
    Catholics for a Free Choice (2004)
    Washington: Catholics for a Free Choice.

    Reports international data.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Birth control; Politics; Catholic; Condoms; Cohabitation; Sexual activity; Abortion
  • Biblical Interpretation Among Church of England Lay People.
    Village, Andrew (2003)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Bristol, U.K.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Literalism; Divorce; Abortion; Great Britain; Practice; Premarital sex; Liberal/conservative; Church of England; Homosexuality
  • Divorce and Remarriage in the Bible. The Social and Literary Context.
    Instone-Brewer, David (2002)
    Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Early Christian; Historical; Marriage; Family
  • Parental Divorce and the "Switching" of Religious Identity.
    Lawton, Leora E., and Regina Bures (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:1: 99-111.

    Parental divorce during one's childhood increases the likelihood of changing or defecting from a religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Divorce; Disaffiliation; Family
  • Catholic Divorce: The Deception of Annulments.
    Hegy, Pierre, and Joseph Martos (eds.) (2000)
    New York: Continuum.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Divorce; Marriage; Annulment
  • The State, Religion, and the Family in Indonesia: The Case of Divorce Reform.
    Cammack, Mark, Lawrence A. Young, and Tim B. Heaton (2000)
    In Sharon K. Houseknecht and Jerry G. Pankhurst (eds.) Family, Religion, and Social Change in Diverse Societies. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 175-204.

    Examines the falling divorce rate in Indonesia, which has occurred independently of legal reforms making divorce more difficult.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Indonesia; State; Indonesia; Divorce; Family; Law
  • Religious Influence on Marital Stability.
    Call, Vaughn R.A., and Tim B. Heaton (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:3: 382-392.

    Analyzes 1987-88 & '92-94 National (U.S.A.) Survey of Families and Households panel data; shared worship attendance is related to marital stability.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Practice; Marriage/divorce
  • The Effect of No-fault Divorce Law on the Divorce Rate across the 50 States and its Relation to Income, Education, and Religiosity.
    Nakonezney, Paul A., Robert D. Shull, and Joseph Lee Rogers (1995)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 57: 477-488.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Marriage; Religiosity; Divorce; Law
  • Debating Divorce: Moral Conflict in Ireland.
    Dillon, Michele (1993)
    Lexington: University of Kentucky Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Ireland; Marriage; Divorce
  • Catholic Sexual Ethics since Vatican II.
    Kelly, James R. (1991)
    In Helen R.F. Ebaugh (ed.), Religion and the Social Order. Vatican II and U.S. Catholicism. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 139-154.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Traditionalism; Sexual activity; Divorce; Abortion; Birth control; Homosexuality
  • Containing the Luciferine Spark: The Catholic Church and Recent Movements for Social Change in the Republic of Ireland.
    Hannigan, John A. (1989)
    In Roger O'Toole (ed.), Sociological Studies in Roman Catholicism. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 71-84.

    Role of the church in national referenda on abortion & divorce.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Ireland; Ireland; Abortion; Politics, Ireland; Divorce
  • Divorce and Group Commitment: The Case of the Jews.
    Brodbar-Nemzer, Jay Y. (1986)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 48:2: 329-340.

    analyzes 1981 questionnaire data from the New York metropolitan area; shows Jewish group commitment, especially religious commitment, inversely related to divorce rates.

    Associated Search Terms: Commitment; Jewish, U.S.A.; Divorce; United States, New York, New York
  • Protestant Fundamentalism and Marital Success: A Comparative Approach.
    Chi, S. Kenneth, and Sharon K. Houseknecht (1985)
    Sociology and Social Research 69:3: 351-375.

    Analyzes 1972-80 National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A.) data; shows fundamentalist protestants have higher divorce rates than other Protestants or Catholics; religious homogamy & conversion do not explain this pattern.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; United States; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • Religious Intermarriage and Divorce in Utah and the Mountain States.
    Bahr, Howard M. (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:3: 251-261.

    Examines 1972-76 & '77 surveys.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Catholic, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States, Utah; Divorce; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Religion and Suicide: A Reanalysis.
    Stack, Steven (1980)
    Social Psychiatry 15:2: 65-70.

    Analyzes 1970 data on the 50 U.S. states; shows the inverse relationship between Catholicism & suicide disappears once divorce is introduced as a mediating variable.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; United States; Suicide; Catholic; Divorce
  • Religione e famiglia nella recente letteratura sociologica.
    Milanesi, Giancarlo (1979)
    Studi di sociologia 17:3: 273-307.

    A review of the research literature on a variety of topics related to religion & family.

    Associated Search Terms: Familism; Family; Marriage/divorce; Fertility; Abortion; Birth control
  • The Impact of Divorce upon Clergy Career Mobility.
    Hutchison, Ira W., and Katherine R. Hutchison (1979)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 41:4: 847-855.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Presbyterian Church in the U.S. clergy; divorces disrupt careers.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.; Clergy role
  • Religious Commitment, Affiliation, and Marriage Dissolution.
    McCarthy, James (1979)
    In Robert Wuthnow (ed.) The Religious Dimension: New Directions in Quantitative Research. New York: Academic Press, pp. 179-197.

    Analyzes 1973 National Survey of Family Growth data from ever-married American women. Catholics, especially if practicing ones, were less likely than Protestants to divorce.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Marriage; Catholic, U.S.A.; Divorce
  • The Secularization of Divorce.
    McRae, James A. (1978)
    In Beverly Duncan and Otis D. Duncan (eds.) Sex Typing and Social Roles. New York: Academic Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Divorce
  • Marital Instability Differentials and Interactions: Insights from Multivariate Contingency Table Analysis.
    Thornton, Arland (1978)
    Sociology and social Research 62:4: 572-595.

    Analyzes interview data from the 1970 National Fertility Study (U.S.A.). Fundamentalists & Baptists had higher divorce rates than did Catholics & other Protestants, whose were almost the same.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Divorce; Baptist, U.S.A.; United States; Women
  • Religion, Marital Happiness, and Divorce.
    Kunz, Phillip R., and Stan L. Albrecht (1977)
    International Journal of Sociology of the Family 7: 227-232.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Divorce
  • Clergy Divorce and Its Impact Upon Clergy Mobility within the Church System.
    Ruark, Katherine Lamb (1977)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Florida State University. [DA 38:9 A, p. 5746.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Presbyterian Church in the U.S. clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Clergy; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.
  • Éléments pour une étude des mutations dans les comportements électoraux en Italie.
    Carbonaro, Antonio (1976)
    Social Compass 23:2/3: 263-272.

    Review of major elections, 1946-75, including referenda on divorce; there are some comments on the role of religious movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Italy; Italy; Divorce
  • The Sacralization of the Family with Special Reference to Australia.
    Mol, Hans (Johannes J.) (1974)
    Journal of Comparative Family Studies 5:2: 98-108.

    Reviews, inter alia, official statistics from Australia on divorce, religious intermarriage, & different fertility patterns by religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Marriage/divorce; Fertility; Australia
  • Référendum sur le divorce en Italie.
    Portelli, Hugues (1974)
    Projet 87: 847-853.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Italy; Marriage; Italy; Divorce
  • The Sexual Revolution among Catholic Clergy.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1973)
    Review of Religious Research 14:2: 91-100.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Sexual attitudes; Birth control; Catholic, U.S.A.; Clergy; Inner-directedness
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