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  • Whose authority? Perceptions of science education in Black and Latino churches.
    Bolger, Daniel, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2018)
    Review of Religious Research 60:1: 49-70.

    Based on 40 interviews in African American & Latino American congregations. African Americans saw religious socialization as a defense against science; Latinos were concerned about the bias & authority of science teachers.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; African Americans; Education; Latino Americans
  • 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: Education; Homosexuality; Theology
  • Spiritual struggles and health: Assessing the influence of socioeconomic status.
    Krause, Neal, Kenneth I. Pargament, and Gail Ironson (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:3: 620-636.

    Analyzes 2014 Landmark Spirituality and Health Survey data from the 48 contiguous U.S.A. states. Lower educational attainment predicts chronic economic difficulty, which predicts living in run-down neighborhoods, & that predicts spiritual struggles, which predict poorer health.

    Associated Search Terms: Stress; Education; Health; Spirituality; Stratification
  • Education, religious commitment, and religious tolerance in contemporary China.
    Wang, Xiuhua,and Jeremy E. Uecker (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:2: 157-182.

    Analyzes 2007 Spiritual Life Study of Chinese Residents data; the more educated are no less affiliated with a religion than others among the no-elderly, slightly more likely to believe, less likely to find religion salient, & more likely to be tolerant of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Tolerance; Salience; Membership; Education; China
  • Expanding perspectives on Evangelicalism: How non-Evangelical students appreciate Evangelical Christianity.
    Mayhew, Matthew J., Alyssa N. Rockenbach, Nicholas A. Bowman, Marc A. Lo, Matthew A. Starcke, Tiffani Riggers-Piehl, and Rebecca E. Crandall (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:2: 207-230.

    Religious non-Evangelical students are more understanding of Evangelicals than non-religious students.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical; Students, undergraduate; Education; Prejudice, anti-Evangelical
  • Religious belief in Christian higher education: Is religious and political diversity relativizing?
    Thomson, Robert A., and Phil Davignon (2017)
    Social Compass 64:3: 404-423.

    Based on 2012 online survey data from students at conservative Christian colleges & universities in the U.S.A. Absolutism & literalism declined over the course of college education. Political diversity markedly contributed to the declines as well.

    Associated Search Terms: Exclusivism; Literalism; Pluralism; Politics; Students, undergraduate; Education
  • Women's schooling and religious mobility: Joining, switching, and quitting church in a Christian sub-Saharan setting.
    Agadjanian, Victor (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:4: 411-436

    Analyzes 2008 survey data from women in a largely Christian region of Mozambique. Within the Christian population, educational attainment positively predicts switching from on Christian group to another, esp. Catholic, mainline, & new Pentecostal groups, as distinct from African Christian churches. It inversely predicts apostasy.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Conversion; Education; Apostate; Mozambique; Stratification
  • Identity, inequality, and legitimacy: Religious differences in primary school completion in Sub-Saharan Africa.
    Manglos-Weber, Nicolette D. (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:2: 302-322.

    In 17 Sub-Saharan African nations, Christians have an educational advantage.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Africa; Africanist; Christian, Africa; Education; Islam, Africa
  • "Leaving the faith of our fathers": Intergenerational persistence and class cleavage of Evangelicals in Chile.
    Alcaino, Manuel, and Bernardo Mackenna (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:3: 269-291.

    Analyzes 2006-10 Chilean survey data. Intergenerational religious persistence & conversion to Evangelicalism are inversely related to upward mobility.

    Associated Search Terms: Chile; Class; Conversion; Education; Evangelical, Chile; Generations; Mobility (vertical); Stratification
  • Distinctiveness reconsidered: Religiosity, structural location, and understandings of racial inequality.
    Frost, Jacqui, and Penny Edgell (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:2: 277-301.

    Analyzes 2014 USA survey data about explanations of African Americans' disadvantage & solutions for that disadvantage. Orthodoxy, religious involvement, & salience interact with age, gender, education, income, & race in predicting attitudes about minority disadvantage.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Stratification; Salience; Racial attitudes; Practice; Gender; Class; Age; Orthodoxy (doctrinal)
  • School context and ethnic minority adolescent religiosity: A longitudinal study.
    Van der Bracht, Koen, Roselien Vervaet, Fanny D'hont, Peter Stevens, Bart Van de Putte, and Mieke Van Houtte (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:3: 658-666.

    Analyzes 2011-12 & 2014-15 panel data from secondary level students in Flanders. Ethnic pluralism lessened the fall-off of religious participating by high religious students.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Students, secondary; Panel study; Ethnic; Education; Diversity; Belgium, Flanders; Adolescents
  • Why congregations mobilize for progressive causes.
    Beyerlein, Kraig, and A. Joseph West (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. 76-96.

    Uses 2009 Southern Arizona Congregations Study data. Identifies clusters of predisposing factors that predict congregational activism for justice issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Clergy; Congregation; Education; Justice; Liberal, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Arizona
  • 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 role of ethnic school segregation for adolescents' religious salience.
    Van der Bracht, Koen, Fanny D'hondt, Mieke Van Houtte, Bart Van de Putte, and Peter Stevens (2016)
    Oxford Review of Education 42:2: 129-145.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Education; Ethnic; Salience
  • 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: Education; Engineers; Islam; Violence
  • 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: Students, secondary; Islam, Belgium; Education; Assimilation; Belgium
  • Secular conversions: Political institutions and religious education in the United States and Australia, 1800-2000.
    Mayrl, Damon (2016)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; State; Education; Comparative; Australia
  • 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.
  • 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: Contextual effects; Education; Latino Americans; Practice; United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • Socioeconomic status 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: Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Miracle; Latino Americans; Education; Stratification
  • 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: United States, Arizona, Phoenix; Students, primary; Native Americans; Native American Church; Education
  • 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: Comparative; Conversion; Education; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Participant observation
  • 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, Wales; New religions; Education; New Zealand; Australia; Great Britain, England; Canada; Atheist
  • 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: Participant observation; Comparative; Education; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Moral; United States, New York, New York; 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: Participant observation; Education; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Evolution; Islam, U.S.A.; Literalism; 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: NGO; National religions; Cultural defense; War; State; Security; Pluralism; Nationalism; Armenian Apostolic Church, Armenia; Armenia; Secularization; Martin, David A.; Boundary maintenance; Education; Identity, national; Integration (national); Historical; Freedom of religion
  • Education, irreligion, and non-religion: Evidence from select anglophone census data.
    Lewis, James R. (2015)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 30:2: 265-272.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Atheist
  • 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
  • Explanations of changes in church atendance betwen 1970 and 2009.
    van Ingen, Erik, and Nienke Moor (2015)
    Social Science Research 52: 558-569.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Deprivation; Education; Individualism
  • 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: Ecology; Education; Comparative; Religiosity
  • 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: Sociology of religion; Education; Identity
  • 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: Youth; Practice; Panel study; Education
  • 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; Education; Parish; Social services
  • 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: Denmark; Education; Europe; Greece; Pluralism; Tolerance
  • 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: Diversity; Sweden; State; Secularism; Politics, Sweden; Equality; Education; Discourse
  • 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: Professor; Prayer; Belief; Practice; Education; Religiosity; Students, undergraduate; University
  • "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: Dumont, Louis; Shi'ite, Great Britain; Seminary; Islam, Great Britain; Great Britain; Education; Assimilation
  • 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: Comparative; African Americans; Parish; Education; Evolution; Megachurch; Congregation; Southern Baptist; Science; Participant observation
  • 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: Education; Islam, Great Britain; United States; Participant observation; Islam, U.S.A.; Great Britain; Assimilation
  • Gendering (non)religion: Politics, education, and gender gaps in secularity in the Untied States.
    Baker, Joseph O., and Andrew L. Whitehead (2015)
    Social Forces 94:4: 1623-1645.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Politics, U.S.A.; Gender; Education; Atheist, U.S.A.
  • 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: Catholic, Poland; Mobility (vertical); Mobility (geographical); Education; Cultural capital; Poland; Participant observation; Life histories; Homosexuality
  • 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: Orders/congregations; Historical; Modernization; Canada, Quebec; Catholic, Canada; Clercs de Saint-Viateur; Education
  • 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: Turkish Dutch; Education; Women; Generations; Netherlands; Moroccan Dutch; Islam, Netherlands; Clothing; Gender traditionalism; Identity; Assimilation
  • Birth cohort changes in the association between college education and religious non-affiliation.
    Schwadel, Philip (2014)
    Social Forces 93: 719-746.

    The expansion of higher education in the U.S.A. has reduced its predictive power on religious affiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Education
  • 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: Switzerland; Education
  • 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: Education; Croatia; Law; State
  • 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: Taiwan; Experience; Education
  • 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: Migrant; Education; United States; Gender
  • 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: Evangelical, Chile; Politics, Chile; Education; Chile; Generations
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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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