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  • "Thousands...not billions!:" Professional creationists and their opponents in the United States.
    Kaden, Tom (2016)
    Zeitschrift für Theologie und Gemeinde 21: 277-289.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution
  • Examining links between religion, evolution views, and climate change skepticism.
    Ecklund, Elaine Howard, Chistopher P. Scheitle, Jared Peifer, and Dan Bolger (2016)
    Environment and Behavior DOI 10.1177/0013916516674246 (online)

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Evolution; Science
  • 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
  • Narrating and navigating authorities: Evangelical and mainline Protestant interpretations of the Bible and science.
    Chan, Esther, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:1: 54-69.

    Based on U.S.A. interviews with non-fundamentalist Evangelicals & members of mainline Protestant congregations. The majority of both accept science, including evolution, but Evangelicals are more willing to see miracles as evidence of God's power over nature.

    Associated Search Terms: Literalism; Miracle; Protestant, U.S.A.; Evolution; Science; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • 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
  • Kreationismus und Antikreationismus in denVereinigten Staaten von Amerika. Eine konfliktsoziologische Untersuchung.
    Kaden, Tom (2015)
    Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Evolution
  • 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
  • An investigation into the swiftness and intensity of recent secularization in Canada: Was Berger right?
    Hay, D. Alastair (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:1: 136-162.

    Analyzes 2002-03 telephone interview & follow-up questionnaire data from Canadians. Pluralism, individualism, & scientific rationalism (evolution & philosophical materialism) inversely predicted religiosity. Deprivation & differentiation did not.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution; Canada; Deprivation; Differentiation; Individualism; Pluralism; Secularization; Science; Materialism
  • 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
  • Acceptance of evolution and support for teaching creationism in public schools: The conditional impact of educational attainment.
    Baker, Joseph O. (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:1: 216-228.

    analyzes 2007 Baylor Religion Survey (U.S.A.) data; educational attainment predicts acceptance of evolution only among people who are not biblical literalists.

    Associated Search Terms: Literalism; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Evolution; Education; United States
  • 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
  • Three crucial aspects of religion in human evolution: Shamanism, sacrifice and exogamic alliance.
    Henaff, Marcel (2012)
    European Journal of Sociology 53:3: 327-335.

    Associated Search Terms: Exogamy; Shamanism; Sacrifice; Evolution, social; Evolution, societal
  • Perceptions of Science and American Secularism.
    Baker, Joseph O. (2012)
    Sociological Perspectives 55:1: 167-188.

    Favorable view of science is more characteristic of secularists than religiously affiliated Americans.

    Associated Search Terms: Agnostic; United States; Science; Evolution; Creationism; Atheist, U.S.A.
  • Religion in Human Evlution: From the Paleolithc to the Axial Age.
    Bellah, Robert N. (2011)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, societal
  • Afterword. What is History?
    Simpson, John H. (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 255-264.

    Links historical method & sociocultural evolutionary conceptualization.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social; Historical
  • Protestant Clergy and the Culture Wars: An Empirical Test of Hunter's Thesis.
    Uecker, Jeremy E., and Glenn Lucke (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:4: 692-706.

    Analyzes 2001 questionnaire data from American clergy; "culture wars" are more characteristic of clergy than others & correlate with a belief in biblical inerrancy.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Homosexuality; Evolution; Education; Conflict; Clergy; Abortion; Literalism
  • Arguing Against Darwinism: Religion, Science and Public Morality.
    Evans, Michael S., and John H. Evans (2010)
    In Bryan S. Turner (ed.) The New Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Religion. New York: Blackwell, pp. 286-308.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution; Moral
  • American Clergy on Evolution and Creationism.
    Jelen, Ted G., and Linda A. Lockett (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 51:3:277-287.

    Analyzes 2000-02 survey data from U.S.A. clergy; Evangelical clergy were less supportive of evolution & more supportive of creationism than others.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Evolution; Creationism
  • Teachers, Evolution, and Religion: No Resolution in Sight.
    Levesque, Paul J., and Andrea M. Guillaume (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 51:4: 349-365.

    Analyzes survey data from American female education students; they rejected the theory of evolution at a greater rate than did women in the general U.S. population.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution; Teachers; Literalism
  • America's Four Gods. What We Say about God & What That Says about Us.
    Froese, Paul, and Christopher D. Bader (2010)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on Baylor Religion Survey data, the authors explore the sources & consequences of 4 images of God.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; United States; Abortion; Belief; God, image of; Moral; Peace/war; Politics, U.S.A.; Science; Evolution
  • The polls--Trends: evolution, creationism, and the teaching of human origins in schools.
    Plutzer, Eric, and Michael Berkman (2008)
    Public Opinion Quarterly 72:3: 540-553.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution
  • Pulpits versus ivory towers: Socializing agents and evolution attitudes.
    Haider-Markel, Donald P., and Mark R. Joslyn (2008)
    Social Science Quarterly 89:3: 665-683.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution; Education; Socialization
  • Beliefs, mental health, and evolutionary threat assessment system sin the brain.
    Flannelly, Kevin J., Harold G. Koenig, Kathleen Galek, and Christopher G. Ellison (2007)
    Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 195:12: 996-1003.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; Belief; Evolution
  • In the Beginning: Fundamentalism, the Scopes Trial, and the Making of the Anti-evolution Movement.
    Lienesch, Michael (2007)
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Social movement
  • The tree of science and original sin: Do Christian religious beliefs cosntrain the supply of scientists?
    Granger, Maury D., and Gregory Price (2007)
    Jouranl of Socio-Economics 36:1: 144-160.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Science; Belief
  • Genetics and Faith: Religious Enchantment through Creative Engagement with Molecular Biology.
    Jenkins, Kathleen E. (2007)
    Social Forces 85:4: 1693-1712.

    Based on field work at a youth-oriented Evangelical congregation & content analysis of its paper & electronic publications. Develops a typology of Evangelicals' engagement with biological science.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Intelligent Design; Content analysis; Saddleback; Evolution
  • Cross-national correlations of quantifiable societal healh with popular religiosity and secuarism in the prosperous democracies.
    Paul, Gregory (2005)
    Journal of Religion and Society 7: 1-17.

    Uses graphics to show relationships.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalism; Suicide; Homicide; Evolution; Functionalism
  • (Neo-)evolutionäre Wahlverwandtschaften.
    Runciman, Walter G. (2004)
    Berliner Journal für Soziologie 14:4: 439-449.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social
  • Signaling, Solidarity, and the Sacred: The Evolution of Religious Behavior.
    Sosis, Richard, and Candace Alcorta (2003)
    Evolutionary Anthropology 12: 264-74.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social
  • For the Glory of God. How Monotheism Led to Reformation, Science, Witch-Hunts, and the End of Slavery.
    Stark, Rodney (2003)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Social history of pre-modern religion in Europe, countering anti-religious distortions perpetrated by Enlgihtment & other anti-religious scholars.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution; Reformation; Witch; Slavery; Science; God, image of; Europe; Abolitionist movement; Monotheism; Historical
  • Die Religion der Gesellschaft./A Systems Theory of Religion, tr. David A. Brenner with Adrian Hermann.
    Luhmann, Niklas (2000)
    Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp./Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2013.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Differentiation; Evolution, societal; Functionalism; Meaning; Systems theory
  • Scientific views and religious beliefs of college students: The case of biological evolution.
    Dagher, Zoubeida R., and Saouma BouJaoude (1997)
    Journal of Research in Science Teaching 34:5: 429-445.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution; Students, undergraduate
  • Evolution: The Central Mythology of the New Age Movement.
    Hexham, Irving (1994)
    In Arthur L. Greil and Thomas Robbins (eds.), Religion and the Social Order. Volume 4 Between Sacred and Secular:Research and Theory on Quasi-Religion. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 303-321.

    Sees evolution as a myth, supplanting biblical narratives.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution; Myth; New age
  • Representing Fundamentalism: The Problem of the Repugnant Cultural Other.
    Harding, Susan F. (1991)
    Social Research 58:2: 373-393.

    Modern non-fundamentalist intellectuals play a role in creating the type "Fundamentalist." Uses the case of the Scopes trial to illustrate the process.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution; Fundamentalist
  • Magisches und religiöses Charisma: Endtwicklungsgeschichtliche Perspektiven.
    Breuer, Stefan (1989)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 41:2: 215-240.

    Links magical charisma to chiefdom political structures, religious charisma to subsequent kinds of social organization.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Magic; Evolution, social
  • The Brain-Mind Relation, Religious Evolution, and Forms of Consciousness: An Exploratory Statement.
    Johnson, Doyle Paul (1988)
    Sociological Analysis 49:1: 52-65.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social
  • Entre la Synchronie et la Diachronie, les Weltbilder Chez Quelques Théoriciens Allemands de la Sociologie.
    Bizeul, Yves (1988)
    Social Compass 35:1: 125-153.

    Associated Search Terms: Dobert, Ranier; Habermas, Jürgen; Evolution, social; Sociology of knowledge; Dux, Günter; Critical theory
  • Professionalization of American Scientists. Public Science in the Creation/evolution Trials.
    Gieryn, Thomas F., George M. Bevins, and Stephen C. Zehr (1985)
    American Sociological Review 50:3: 392-409.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution; Creationism
  • For and Against Evolution: Religion, Social Class, and the Symbolic Universe.
    Eckberg, Douglas Lee, and Alexander Nesterenko (1985)
    Social Studies Journal 22:1: 1-17.

    Analyzes telephone interview data from Tulsa, Oklahoma; religiosity predicts the rejection of evolution by fundamentalists, lack of education by others.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Education; United States, Oklahoma, Tulsa
  • Max Weber's Perspectives on Religious Evolution.
    Bird, Frederick B. (1984)
    Studies in Religion/Sciences religieuses 13:2: 215-225.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Evolution, social
  • Parsons on the Evolutionary Significance of American Religion.
    Robertson, Roland (1982)
    Sociological Analysis 43:4: 307-326.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Parsons, Talcott; Evolution, societal
  • Religionssoziologie als kritische Theorie. Die marxistlische Religionskritik und ihre Bedeutung für die Religionssoziologie.
    Neu, Rainer (1982)
    Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.

    Associated Search Terms: Habermas, Jürgen; Wach, Joachim; Luhmann, Niklas; Berger, Peter L.; Luckmann, Thomas; Evolution, societal; Durkheim, Émile; Critical theory; Weber, Max; Marx, Karl; Systems theory; System; Functionalism; Troeltsch, Ernst
  • A Critique of Leone's and Dolgin's Application of Bellah's Evolutionary Model to Mormonism.
    White, O. Kendall, Jr., and Daryl White (1981)
    Review of Religious Research 23:1: 39-53.

    While the model has a Protestant bias, Mark Leone & Janet Dolgin's using it on Mormonism is criticized; 19th c. Mormonism was closer to Bellah's modern stage at the symbolic & action levels than is 20th century Mormonism, & never like it organizationally.

    Associated Search Terms: Bellah, Robert N.; Mormon; Evolution, social
  • Évolution et création religieuse: les cultes Afro-Brésiliens./Evolução religiosa e criação: os cultos sincreticos brasileiros.
    Pereira de Queiroz, Maria Isaura (1981)
    Diogène 115: 3-24./Cristianismo y sociedad 24/88 (1986): 7-26.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social; Africanist, Brazil; Brazil; Syncretism
  • In the Beginning: The Battle of Creationist Science Against Evolutionism.
    Barker, Eileen (1979)
    In Roy Wallis (ed.), On the Margins of Science. Keele: Sociological Review Monographs.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution; Creationism
  • Funktion der Religion./Funzione della religione.
    Luhmann, Niklas (1977)
    Frankfurt: Suhrkamp./Brescia: Morcelliana, 1991. [Ch. 2 translated by Peter Beyer as Religious Dogmatics and the Evolution of Societies (Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 1984]

    Associated Search Terms: Functionalism; Evolution, societal; Systems theory
  • Christian Fundamentalism and the Theory of Evolution in Public School Education: A Study of the Creation Science Movement.
    Bates, Vernon L. (1976)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of California, Davis. [DA 37:3 A, p. 1823]

    Historical overview of the American anti-evolutionism movement, examining its adaptation to a more secularized society in the 1960s with the claim that scientific evidence supports its view.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Fundamentalist; Evolution
  • An Evolutionary Explanation of Supportive Monotheism: A Comparative Study.
    Sheils, Dean (1974)
    International Journal of Comparative Sociology 15:1/2: 47-56.

    Analyzes Murdock's Ethnographic Atlas data; shows various societies' attributes correlated with "supportive monotheism" (one deity interested in creation & supporting moral codes).

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social; Comparative; Moral; Monotheism
  • The Economic Basis for the Evolution of Mormon Religion.
    Leone, Mark P. (1974)
    In Irving I. Zaretsky and Mark P. Leone (eds.) Religious Movements in Contemporary America. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, pp. 722-766.

    Case study of the adaptive modification of Mormon culture in east central Arizona, from time of settlement in the 1870s; tests part of Robert N. Bellah's evolutionary model.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, Arizona; Evolution, social; Economic
  • A Note on Robert Bellah's Theory of Religious Evolution: The Early Modern Period.
    Pruett, Gordon E. (1973)
    Sociological Analysis 34:1: 50-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social
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