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  • Social networks and civic participation and efficacy in two Evangelical Protestant churches.
    Schwadel, Philip, Jacob E. Cheadle, Sarah E. Malone, and Michael Stout (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:2: 305-317.

    Analyzes 2011 & '13 questionnaire data from 2 Midwest U.S.A. congregations, 1 Seventh-day Adventist & 1 Assembly of God. In-congregation networks increase subjective efficacy, which contributes to out-of-congregation civic engagement.

    Associated Search Terms: Efficacy; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Network; Civic engagement
  • The long arm of religion: Childhood adversity, religion, and self-perception among Black Americans.
    Henderson, Andrea K. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 324-348.

    Analyzes 2001-03 National Survey of America Life: Coping with Stress in the 21st Century data from African Americans & Caribbean Americans. Religious coping & attendance buffer negative long-term effect of poor childhood health & low childhood SES on self-esteem & efficacy. However, childhood religious salience ("socialization") exacerbated them.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Caribbean Americans; Life course; Salience; African Americans; Coping; Efficacy; Self-esteem
  • Cognitive Consequences of Faith in God among Filipino Women.
    Obligacion, Freddie R. (1999)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 10: 117-136.

    Based on interviews in Albay Province, Philippines; belief in divine providence enhanced personal efficacy rather than promoting fatalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Philippines; Fatalism; Efficacy
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