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  • Awe of God, congregational embeddedness, and religious meaning in life.
    Krause, Neal, and R. David Hayward (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:2: 219-238.

    Analyzes panel survey data (1st wave 2001) from Christian Americans. Worship participation predicts awe of God, which in turn predicts sharing common values with congregants, which in turn predicts a sense of belongingness, which predicts a sense of meaning in life.

    Associated Search Terms: Emotion; Congregation; God, emotions toward; Panel study; Parish; Practice; Meaning
  • The Role of Divine Beliefs in Stress Processes.
    Schieman, Scott, and Alex Bierman (2011)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) Toward a Sociological Theory of Religion and Health. Leiden: Brill, pp. 45-68.

    Consideration of beliefs about God as a moderating influence between stressors and well-being.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; God, emotions toward; God, concept of; Belief; Well-being, psychological; Stress; God, image of
  • The Inventory of Emotions Towards God (EtG): Psychological Valences and Theological Issues.
    Huber, Stefan, and Matthias Richard (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 52:1: 21-40.

    Development of a questionnaire instrument.

    Associated Search Terms: Experience; Methods; God, emotions toward; Scale
  • Religious Attendance and Happiness: Examining Gaps in the Current Literature--A Research Note.
    Childs, Ellen (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:3: 550-560.

    Analyzes 1998 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; perceived relationship with God is more strongly related to happiness than is social cohesion. Analyzes 1987-88 & 1992-94 interview panel data from U.S. households; attendance affects happiness more than happiness affects attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: God, emotions toward; Happiness; Practice; Social support; United States
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