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  • Reconciling religion and LGBT rights: Christian universities theological orientations, and LGBT inclusion.
    Coley, Jonathan S. (2017)
    Social Currents 4:1: 87-106.

    Associated Search Terms: Theology; Education; Homosexuality
  • Does higher education cause religious decline? A longitudinal analysis of the within- and between-person effects of higher education on religiosity.
    Schwadel, Philip (2016)
    Sociological Quarterly 57: 759-786.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Longitudinal; Religiosity
  • The Enigmatic Academy. Class, Bureaucracy, and Religion in American Education.
    Churchill, Christian J., and Gerald E. Levy (2016)
    Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; United States
  • Engineers of Jihad. The Curious Connection between Violent Extremism and Education.
    Gambetta, Diego, and Steffen Hertog (2016)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Violence; Islam; Engineers; Education
  • The perceived role of Islamic religiosity in minorities' educational success in Belgium. A cure or curse?
    Van Praag, Lore, Orhan Agirdag, Peer Aj Sevens, and Mieke van Houte (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 529-546.

    Based on 2009-11 interviews with Muslim students in 3 secondary schools in Flanders. They cited skill of memorization, friendship networks, and avoidance of drugs and alcohol as helpful in school.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Belgium; Students, secondary; Belgium; Assimilation; Education
  • Secular Conversions: Political Intitutions and Religious Education in the United States and Australia, 1800-2000.
    Mayrl, Damon (2016)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia; Comparative; Education; State; United States
  • 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: Conservative, U.S.A.; Education; Evolution
  • Latino congregations and youth educational expectations.
    Sanchez, Esmeralda, Nicholas Vargas, Rebecca Burwell, Jessica Hamar Martinez, Milagros Peña, and Edwin I. Hernandez (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:2: 171-192.

    Analyzes 2004-07 survey data from largely Latino parishes & congregations in Chicago. Attendance predicts educational expectations. Pentecostal Latino youths' expectations were less than Evangelical youths'; congregational-level SES contextual effects explain the Pentecostal/evangelical difference.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Latino Americans; Education; Contextual effects
  • Socioeconomic satus and religious beliefs among U.S. Latinos: Evidence from the 2006 Hispanic Religion Survey.
    Jung, Jong Hyun, Scott Schieman, and Christopher G. Ellison (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:4: 469-493.

    Analyzes 2006 survey data from U.S. Latino adults. levels of education & income independently inversely predict prosperity gospel beliefs, though education less so among those who frequently read the Bible. Bible reading predicts belief in miracles.

    Associated Search Terms: Miracle; Stratification; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Latino Americans; Education
  • Urban American Indian youth spirituality and religion: A latent class analysis.
    Kulis, Stephen S., and Monica Tsethlikai (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 677-697.

    Based on data from Native American middle school students in Phoenix, Arizona. Connection with traditional Native American religious traditions predicts better school performance.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Native American Church; Native Americans; United States, Arizona, Phoenix; Students, primary
  • Teaching and learning to be religious: Pedagogies of conversion to Islam and Christianity.
    Galonnier, Juliette, and Diego de los Rios (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:1: 59-81.

    Based on 2013-14 participant observation in a Muslim class for converts in a Midwest U.S. city & an Evangelical one mostly for Latinos in south Florida. Finds similarities in pedagogy despite differences in doctrinal & practiced content.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Participant observation; Islam, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Conversion; Comparative
  • The religion of the educated classes revisited: New religions, the nonreligious, and educational levels.
    Lewis, James R., Sean E. Currie, and Michael P. Oman-Reagan (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:1: 91-104.

    Uses data from censuses. Members of most, but not all, new religions have higher than national averages of bachelor's degrees.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, England; Atheist; Australia; Education; Great Britain, Wales; New religions; New Zealand; Canada
  • Why worry about evolution? Boundries, practices, and moral salience in Sunni and Evangelical high schools.
    Guhim, Jeffrey (2016)
    Sociological Theory 34:2: 151-174.

    Based on participant observation in 2 Sunni & 2 Evangelical schools in New York City. Evolution is a greater problem for Evangelicals because of their literal interpretation of scripture.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States, New York, New York; Participant observation; Moral; Islam, U.S.A.; Education; Comparative; Literalism
  • Why worry about evolution? Boundaries, practices and moral salience in Sunni and Evangelical high schools.
    Guhin, Jeffrey (2016)
    Sociological Theory 34:2: 151-174.

    Participant observation in New York City Evangelical & Sunni high schools. Evolution is more salient to the former because of the centrality of biblical literalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Evolution; Islam, U.S.A.; Literalism; Education; Participant observation; United States, New York, New York
  • Religious vs secular nationhood: "Multiple secularities" in post-Soviet Armenia.
    Burchardt, Marian, and Hovhannes Hovhannisyan (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 427-443.

    Analyzes post-Soviet Armenian history in terms of multiple secularities and cultural defense (resistance against secularization).

    Associated Search Terms: Martin, David A.; Identity, national; Nationalism; State; Security; Secularization; Pluralism; NGO; War; Integration (national); Cultural defense; Historical; Freedom of religion; Education; Boundary maintenance; Armenian Apostolic Church, Armenia; Armenia; National religions
  • Social context and college completion in the United States: The role of biblical literalism.
    Stroope, Samuel, Aaron Franzen, and Jeremy Uecker (2015)
    Sociological Perspectives 58:1: 120-137.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Literalism
  • Explaining cross-national variation in the effect of higher education on religiosty.
    Schwadel, Philip (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 402-418.

    Analyzes 2008 International Social Survey programme data. National contexts moderate the negative effect of education on religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Ecology; Comparative; Education
  • Religious socialization and teaching sociology. Academic theories and practices.
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2015)
    Italian Journal of Sociology of Education 7:3: 167-186.

    Role & character of the university teaching of the sociology of religion, from an international perspective.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Sociology of religion; Education
  • The academic advantage of devotion: Measuring variation in the value of weekly worship in late adolescence on educational attainment using propensity score matching.
    Kim, Jeanne (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 555-574.

    Analyzes survey data from American young adults born between 1980 & '84. Youth who attended church frequently at age 17 completed more years of education than others; the advantage is greatest for those from lower income families.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Education; Panel study; Youth
  • To educate, equip, and empower: Black church sponsorship of tutoring or literary programs.
    Barnes, Sandra L. (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:1: 111-129.

    Based on a 2000 sample survey of Black churches in the U.S.A. Shows characteristics that predict congregational sponsorship of educational programs: tutoring, literacy.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Congregation; Social services; Parish; Education
  • Readdressing diversity and plurality at school. Religious education in Greece.
    Stathopoulou, Theoni, and Trine Stauning Willert (2015)
    Italian Journal of Sociology of Education 7:3: 113-139.

    Reviews legislative policies on religious education in Denmark & Greece, & to some extent other European nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Tolerance; Greece; Education; Denmark; Pluralism
  • Religious diversity in the neoliberal welfare state: Secularity and the ethos of egalitarianism in Sweden.
    Schenk, Susanne, Marian Burchart, and Monika Wohlrab-Sahr (2015)
    Inernational Sociology 30:1: 3-20.

    In the politics of confessional schools, the discourse of free choice & freedom of religion confront the Swedish tradition of creating equality through a unitary public school system.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; State; Secularism; Politics, Sweden; Equality; Education; Discourse; Diversity
  • Christian colleges and universities as moral communities: The effects of institutional characteristics on student religiosity.
    Davignon, Phil, and Robert A. Thomson, Jr. (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:4: 531-554.

    Analyzes online survey data from students at 31 member institutions of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Satisfaction with spiritual mentorship, religious homogeneity, & satisfaction with institutional integration of faith with learning predicted various measures of religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Education; University; Students, undergraduate; Belief; Practice; Prayer; Professor
  • "Western Seminary": On Transnational Shiite Higher Education in Britain.
    Van den Bos, Matthijs (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2: 238-254.

    Considers 2 British Shi'ite schools with affiliated seminaries, using Dumont's concept of "encompassment of the contrary." Both local identity (diversity-embracing, modern, sect-transcending etc.) & transnational ties to sectarian and traditionalist contexts are encompassed.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Great Britain; Education; Great Britain; Seminary; Dumont, Louis; Assimilation; Shi'ite, Great Britain
  • Perceptions of science education among African American and white Evangelicals: A Texas case study.
    Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth, Esther Chan, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:1: 131-148.

    Based on interviews & participant observation at a largely white upscale megachurch & at a middle class African American Baptist congregation in a Texas city. The white church's leaders & members viewed science education in terms of their theological opposition to evolution; the African American counterparts saw it in secular terms, underfunded.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Education; Southern Baptist; Participant observation; Parish; Megachurch; Evolution; Congregation; African Americans; Comparative
  • Islamic schools in the United States and England: Implications for integration and social cohesion.
    Hussain, Serena, and Jen'nan Ghazal Read (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 556-569.

    Based on participant observation & interviews. Islamic schools facilitated the participation of their students in mainstream institutions by providing them cultural capital needed in non-Muslim areas; they did not necessarily lead students to greater religiosity & in a few cases worked against it.

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; United States; Participant observation; Islam, U.S.A.; Islam, Great Britain; Education; Great Britain
  • Gendering (non)religion: Politics, education, and gender gaps in secularity in the Untied States.
    Baker, Joseph O., and Adnrew L. Whitehead (2015)
    Social Forces 94:4: 1623-1645.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Atheist, U.S.A.; Education; Politics, U.S.A.; United States
  • Individual choices revisisted: Non-heterosexual Christians in Poland.
    Hall, Dorota (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2:212-224.

    Based on participant observation & life history interviews with a group of non-heterosexual Christians in Poland. Members tended to be educated, have religiously diverse backgrounds, to have experienced social mobility, & if from small towns to have experienced geographical mobility--all leading them to challenge tradition within the majority Catholic religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Mobility (geographical); Cultural capital; Poland; Participant observation; Life histories; Homosexuality; Catholic, Poland; Mobility (vertical)
  • Le catholicisme québécos entre France et Amérique: Les missionnaires français, la modernité américaine et le redéploiement socioculurel dans l’espace public (1840-1870).
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2015)
    In Solange Lefebvre, Céline Béraud, and E.-Martin Meunier (eds.) Catholicsme et cultures: Regards croisés Québec-Fance. Québec: Presses de l'Université Laval, pp. 213-247 /Rennes, France: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, pp. 175-201.

    Role of some religious orders & congregations in creating autonomous space for modernization in Quebec; focuses on the case of he Viatorians, whose American-like educational program was autonomous from that of the classical curriculum traditionally favored by the higher clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Orders/congregations; Modernization; Education; Catholic, Canada; Clercs de Saint-Viateur; Canada, Quebec
  • Understanding the veiling of Muslim women in the Netherlands.
    Brünig, Bianca, and Fenella Fleischmann (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 20-37.

    Analyzes 2006-07 interview data from ethnic Turkish & Moroccan women in the Netherlands about veiling. Strong Muslim identity & gender traditionalism positively predict veiling. Educational attainment & contact with Dutch negatively predict it, but highly educated women who were also highly religious were more likely to veil.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender traditionalism; Assimilation; Netherlands; Turkish Dutch; Education; Moroccan Dutch; Generations; Identity; Islam, Netherlands; Women; Clothing
  • Patterns of religious education policy in Switzerland: The long arm of distanced Chrsitians?
    Jödicke, Ansgar, and Andrea Rota (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:4: 722-738.

    Based on interviews with key participants in the provision of religious education in Swiss public schools. What had been a controversy historically has settled into a consensus.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Switzerland
  • Church and state in Croatia: legal framework, religious instruction, and social expectations.
    Zrinš?ak, Siniša, Dinka Marinovi? Jerolimov, Ankica Marinovi?, and Branko An?i? (2014)
    In Sabrina P. Ramet (ed.) Religion and Politics in Central and Southeastrn Europe: Challenges Since 1989. London; Palgrave Macmillan.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Education; Law; Croatia
  • Does education develop or diminish spirituality in Taiwan?
    Voas, David (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 556-574.

    Analyzes 2009-10 Taiwanese survey data; religious involvement is inversely related to education, non-religious spirituality, especially experiential, is directly related.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Experience; Taiwan
  • Religion, gender, and educational attainment among U.S. immigrants: Evidence from the New Immigrant Survey.
    Amin, Nadia, and Daren E. Sherkat (2014)
    In Lisa Keister and Darren E. Sherkat (eds.) Religion and Inequality in America. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 52-74.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Education; Gender; Migrant
  • Evangelicals in democratic Chile: Clash of generations?
    Fediakova, Evguenia (2014)
    Social Compass 61:1: 108-120.

    Survey data show younger Chilean Evangelicals less observant than their elders, more educated, & more interested in politics.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Chile; Education; Evangelical, Chile; Politics, Chile
  • "A brotherhood of believers": Religious identity and boundary work in a Christian fraternity.
    Gurrentz, Benjamin T. (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:1: 113-135.

    Based on participant observation & interviews in a Christian fraternity at a southeast U.S. university.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Boundary maintenance; Education; Identity
  • A laicidade e o “jeitinho brasileiro”: formas diversificadas e improvisadas de regulação do religioso em ambientes laicos e públicos: o caso de escolas municipais de Juiz de Fora/ MG / Secularism and the ‘Brazilian way.’
    Camurça, Marcelo, and Sueli Martins (2014)
    Numen: Revista de estudos e pesquisa da religião 17:1: 141-170.

    Takes a multidimensional approach to secularization in the public schools of a town in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Regulation; Education; Brazil, Minas Gerais, Juiz de Fora
  • 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
  • Popular Buddhists: The Relationship between Popular Religious Involvement and Buddhist Identity in Contemporary China.
    Leamaster, Reid J., and Anning Hu (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:2: 234-259.

    Analyzes data from the 2007 Spiritual Life Study of Chinese Residents. Buddhist identification predicts popular religious belief and practice, as does seeing inequality as a problem. Education was not related.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Popular religion; Education; China; Buddhist, China; Ancestor; Urban/rural
  • Racial/ethnic variations in the consequences of religious participation for academic achievement at elite colleges and universities.
    Owens, Jayanti (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:1: 80-112.

    Analyzes 1999 interview & 2000-03 follow-up telephone interview data from students at 28 U.S. selective colleges & universities. High school religious practice predicts college grade point averages. For Latino & to some extent African Americans participation in religious groups during college improve grade point averages.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Students, undergraduate; Practice; Latino Americans; Education; Campus ministry; African Americans
  • 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: Prejudice, anti-religious; Conservative, U.S.A.; Education; United States; United States
  • Religious schools, home schools, and the timing of first marriage and first birth.
    Uecker, Jeremy E., and Jonathan P. Hill (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 189-218.

    Analyzes 2011 survey data from high school graduates aged 24-39. Religious schools socialize students into distinctive attitudes toward marriage & family formation.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Young adults; Marriage
  • Becoming Catholic. Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape.
    Yamane, David (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2002 participant observation in 6 parishes in the Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, supplemented by surveys and interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; United States, Indiana, Fort Wayne; Participant observation; Parish; Individualism; Familism; Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; Conversion; Initiation; United States, Indiana, South Bend
  • Changing Faith: The Dynamics and Consequences of Americans' Shifting Religious Identities.
    Sherkat, Darren E. (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Describes U.S.A. religion with General Social Survey data; presents models predicting religious switching & apostasy. Secularization, supply-side rational choice theories, & other grand theories fail to explain changes of religion in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Mobility (vertical); Politics, U.S.A.; Polity; Practice; Sexual activity; Sexual attitudes; Change; Disaffiliation; Homosexuality; Belief; Conversion; Education; Secularization; Rational choice theory; Membership; Identification; Marriage; Migration; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Ethnic; United States
  • Danish state policy on the teaching of religion from 1900 to 2007.
    Reeh, Niels (2013)
    Social Compass 60:2: 236-250.

    The Danish state became more interested in the teaching of religion during World War II & during the War on Terror. The trajectory was not one of simple secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Denmark; State; Secularization; Education
  • Religion and socioeconomic status in developing nations: A comparative approach.
    Heaton, Tim B. (2013)
    Social Compass 60:1: 97-114.

    Compares the social level of religious groups in a variety of nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Ecology; Education
  • Religious education between the state and religious communities.
    Rota, Andrea (2013)
    In Ansgar Jödicke (ed.) Religious Education Politics, the State, and Society. Wiesbaden: Ergon, pp. 105-127.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Switzerland; Education
  • Feed my sheep: An analysis of the black-white biblical academic achievement gap.
    Brackens, Jonathan D. (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:4: 629-644.

    Analyzes 2010 U.S.A. survey data; being African American predicts less biblical knowledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Cognitive dimension; African Americans; Education
  • Are there Catholic school effects in Ontario, Canada?
    Davies, Scott (2013)
    European Sociological Review 29:4: 871-883.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario; Education; Catholic, Canada
  • La gauche française au pouvoir à l’épreuve de l’enseigement catholique: 1981-1984.
    Palard, Jacques (2013)
    In N. Champ, C. Laux and J.-P. Moisset (eds.) Contributions à une histoire du catholcisme. Papauté, Aquitaine, France et Outre-Mer (Mélanges offerts à Marc Agostino). Paris: Karthala, pp. 273-284.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, France; Politics, France; France; Education; State
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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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