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  • Family formation and religious service attendance: Untangling marital and parental affects.
    Schleifer, Cyrus, and Mark Chaves (2017)
    Sociological Methods & Research 46:1: 125-152

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Practice; Family life cycle
  • Family formation and returning to institutional religion in young adulthood.
    Uecker, Jeremy E., Damon Mayrl, and Samuel Stroope (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 384-406.

    Analyzes 1994-2008 U.S. panel data (Adolescent to Adult health). Family formation, especially parenting, occasions practice &, to some extent, affiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Life cycle; Panel study; Practice; Family
  • Religion and physical health from childhood to old age.
    Idler, Ellen L. (2014)
    In Ellen L. Idler (ed.) Religion as a Social Determinant of Public Health. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 203-250.

    Overview of studies of religion & health for different stages of the life course.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Life cycle; Life course
  • Family life trajectories and religiosity in Austria.
    Berghammer, Caroline (2012)
    European Sociological Review 28:1: 127-144.

    Associated Search Terms: Family life cycle; Family; Austria
  • Religious Doubt and Mental Health Across the Life Span.
    Galek, Kathleen, Neal Krause, Christopher G. Ellison, Taryn Kudler, and Kevin J. Flannelly (2007)
    Journal of Adult Development 14:1: 16-25.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; Doubt; Life cycle
  • After the Baby Boomers: How Twenty- and Thirty-Somethings Are Shaping the Future of American Religion.
    Wuthnow, Robert (2007)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Develops descriptions of U.S. young adults, based on a variety of surveys; demographics prove to be most important.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Membership; Literalism; Internet; Generations; Family; United States; Bricolage; Family life cycle; Practice; Family size; Young adults; Belief
  • Religious conservatism and women's market behavior following marriage and childbirth.
    Glass, Jennifer, and Leda E. Nash (2006)
    Journal of Marriage and Family 68:3: 611-625.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Family life cycle; Women; Conservative
  • The Relative Influence of Youth and Adult Experiences on Personal Spirituality and Church Involvement.
    O'Connor, Thomas P., Dean R. Hoge, and Estrelda Alexander (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:4: 723-732.

    Panel survey at age 38 of Baptists, Catholics, & Methodists who had been studied at age 16 in 1976. Identifies adolescent factors that predicted adult religious involvement.

    Associated Search Terms: Panel study; Baptist, U.S.A.; Adolescents; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Life cycle; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Work, Family, and Religious Involvement for Men and Women.
    Becker, Penny Edgell, and Heather Hofmeister (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:4: 707-722.

    Analyzes 1998 telephone survey data from upstate New York. Men's religious involvement correlates with marriage, children, & full-time employment, women's with school-age children in the home, salience of religion, & congruence with values & lifestyle.

    Associated Search Terms: Salience; Family; Socialization; Sex; Gender; Life cycle
  • Age and Religiosity: Evidence from a Three-wave Panel Analysis.
    Argue, Amy, David R. Johnson, and Lynn K. White (1999)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 38:3: 423-435.

    Analyzes 1980-92 U.S. panel data; religiosity increases with age, especially between 18 and 30.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Generations; Family; Life cycle; Age; Religiosity
  • Ecstasy as 'This-Worldly Path to Salvation': The Techno Youth Scene as a Proto-religious Collective.
    Corsten, Michael (1999)
    In Luigi Tomasi (ed.) Alternative Religions among European Youth. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 91-124.

    Based on 1996-97 interviews with 62 insiders in the Techno Scene (dance) in Berlin.

    Associated Search Terms: Surrogate for religion; Dance; Scene; Life cycle; Music; Germany, Berlin; Experiential dimension; Youth
  • Religious Involvement among Rural Youth: An Ecological and Life-course Perspective.
    King, Valerie, Glen H. Elder, and Les B. Whitbeck (1997)
    Journal of Research on Adolescence 7: 431-456.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; Life cycle; Rural; Adolescents
  • Religious Participation in Early Adulthood: Age and Family Life Cycle Effects on Church Membership.
    Stolzenberg, Ross M., Mary Blair-Loy, and Linda J. Waite (1995)
    American Sociological Review 60:1: 84-103.

    Analyzes National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972 (U.S.A.) data; discovers interaction effects of age, age of children, & gender on life-cycle related church membership.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Life cycle; Family; Age
  • Returning to the Fold.
    Wilson, John, and Darren E. Sherkat (1994)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 33:2: 148-161.

    Analyzes 1965, '73, & '83 panel design interview data from 1965 U.S. high school seniors & their parents; finds family of socialization variables & family of procreation variables affect rates of returning to religion after abandoning it.

    Associated Search Terms: Returnee; Life cycle; Disaffiliation; Family
  • Life Cycle, Generation, and Participation in Religious Groups.
    Roof, Wade Clark, and Karen Walsh (1993)
    In David G. Bromley and Jeffrey K. Hadden (eds.) Religion and the Social Order Volume 3 The Handbook on Cults and Sects in America (Part B). Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 157-171.

    Examines religious disaffiliation creating pools of potential recruits for new religions; recruitment in early adulthood; & trends of the generation growing up in the 1960s.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Conversion; Generations; Life cycle
  • Gender and Age Differences in Religiosity among Black Americans.
    Levin, Jeffrey S., and Robert J. Taylor (1993)
    The Gerontologist 33: 16-23.

    Analyzes 1979-80 interview data; finds Black women more religious on all measures than Black men. Religiosity correlated with Southernness.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, South; African Americans; Religiosity; Sex; Life cycle
  • Perpetuated Youth and Self-sanctification: Historico-anthropological Deliberations on the Transformation of Youth and Concept of Identity.
    Lenzen, Dieter Ari (1991)
    Social Compass 38:4: 345-356.

    A history of the concept & reality of youth; suggests a new social need to sacralize identity quests in adulthood because of the loss in meaning of traditional adolescent rites of passage.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Life cycle
  • Religious Affiliation and the Family.
    Wilson, John, and Sharon Sandomirsky (1991)
    Sociological Forum 6:2: 289-309.

    Analyzes 1965-66 & '79 questionnaire data from a panel from 1965-66 high school juniors & seniors; shows women's chances of religious affiliation more affected than men's by parents' religious homogamy, by marriage, & by parenthood.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Life cycle; Family
  • Trends in U.S. Church Attendance: Secularization and Revival, or Merely Lifecycle Effects?
    Firebaugh, Glenn, and Brian Harley (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:4: 487-500. Reply by March Chaves 30:4: 501-514.

    Analyzes 1972-89 General Social Survey (U.S.A..) data; shows life cycle rather than secularization & revival patterns in attendance rates.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Revival periods; United States; Life cycle; Secularization
  • Return of the baby boomers to organized religion.
    Roof, Wade Clark (1990)
    In C. Jacquet (ed.) Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. Nashville: Abingdon, pp. 284-291.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Life cycle
  • A Forty Year Follow-up of the Religious Beliefs and Attitudes of a Group of Amherst College Graduates.
    Shand, John D. (1990)
    In Monty L. Lynn and David O. Moberg (eds.) Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, 2. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI press.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Life cycle; Belief
  • Church Attendance and Traditional Religious Beliefs in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: A Panel Study.
    Willits, Fern K., and Donald M. Crider (1989)
    Review of Religious Research 31:1: 68-81.

    Analyzes 1970 & '81 questionnaire data from '70 non-central city Pennsylvania high school sophomores; religious practice & impact of parental practice patterns declined, & spouses' practice patterns became influential.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Marriage; Youth; Panel study; Family; Practice; Life cycle
  • Relgiion and the family life cycle.
    Pryor, Edward T., and Douglas A. Norris (1988)
    Canadian Studies in Population 15:2: 159-180.

    Associated Search Terms: Family life cycle
  • Religious Change and Secularization: The Transmission of Religious Values in Australia.
    McAllister, Ian (1988)
    Sociological Analysis 49:3: 249-263.

    Analyzes 1967, '79, & '83 Australian survey data; explains the loss of religion, especially among the Anglicans, on generation effects.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia; Generations; Socialization; Life cycle; Secularization
  • Religious Interest and the Involvement of Young Adults.
    Mueller, Daniel P., and Philip W. Cooper (1986)
    Review of Religious Research 27:3: 245-254.

    Analyzes 1982 interview data from the St. Paul area, from persons aged 19-34; shows an expected family life cycle pattern among mainline Protestants, less interest by Catholics & more by fundamentalists.

    Associated Search Terms: Family life cycle; Life cycle; Interest; United States, Minnesota, St. Paul; Catholic, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Rites Religieux et Rites Sociaux: Concurrence ou Congruence?
    Bondolfi, Alerto (1985)
    Revue suisse de sociologie 11:3: 531-533.

    Report on a 1984 conference on parallels between religious & non-religious rites of passage.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Life cycle
  • A Sociological Perspective on Faith Development.
    Wuthnow, Robert (1982)
    In Kenneth Stokes (ed.) Faith Development in the Adult Life Cycle. New York: W.H. Sadlier, pp. 209-223.

    Critique of the faith development literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Life cycle; Faith development
  • Householder and Wanderer.
    Heesterman, J.C. (1981)
    Contributions to Indian Sociology 15: 251-271.

    Associated Search Terms: Life cycle; Renouncer; Hindu, India; India; Householder
  • Rites of passage and the meaning of age in three contrasted social groups: Professional footballers, teachers, and Methodist ministers.
    Musgrove, Frank, and Roger Middleton (1981)
    British Journal of Sociology 32:1: 39-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Gerontology; Methodist, Great Britain; Age; Life cycle
  • The Religious Imagination.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1981)
    Los Angeles: Sadlier.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Canada; Sexual attitudes; Canada; Parish; Women; Education; Family; Preaching; Experience; God, image of; United States; Life cycle; Catholic, U.S.A.; Imagination; Adolescents; Activism
  • Young Catholics. A Report to the Knights of Columbus.
    Fee, Joan L., Andrew M. Greeley, William C. McCready, and Theresa A. Sullivan (1981)
    Los Angeles: Sadlier.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Vocation; Life cycle; Marian; Politics, Canada; Family; Knights of Columbus; Education; Young adults; Canada; United States; Catholic, Canada; Imagination; Catholic, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Age Cohorts, the Family Life Cycle, and Participation in the Voluntary Church in America: Implications for Membership Patterns, 1950-2000.
    Schroeder, W. Widick (1975)
    Chicago Theological Seminary Register 65:3: 13-28.

    Interprets membership totals from the Yearbook of American Churches; notes the age structure of the U.S. is not conducive to much growth in church membership.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Age; Life cycle; Membership
  • Church Participation and the Family Life Cycle.
    Bell, Bill D. (1971)
    Review of Religious Research 13:1: 57-64.

    1970 survey data from 60 Methodist men in a Manhattan, Kansas, church show age & religiosity stronger predictors than life-cycle status, of attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: United Methodist; Family; Age; United States, Kansas, Manhattan; Life cycle; Practice
  • New Methods for the Sociology of Religion.
    Finner, Stephen L. (1970)
    Sociological Analysis 31:4: 197-202.

    Discusses the dimensions of religiosity as constitutive of an independent variable, & life cycle effects on religion as dependent variable.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Life cycle; Dimensions of religiosity
  • A Study of Spiritual Involvement.
    Tamney, Joseph B. (1966)
    Sociological Analysis 27:3: 146-156.

    In late adolescence religious involvement is directly related to satisfaction with parents, while in early adulthood it is negatively related.

    Associated Search Terms: Life cycle; Religiosity; Adolescents
  • Patterns of Religious Attitude Shifts from Colelge to Fourteen Years Later.
    Nelson, Erland N.P. (1956)
    Psychological Monographs 70:17 (whole no. 424): 1-15.

    1950 re-administration of questionnaires to alumni of 18 U.S. colleges & universities who had participated in a '36 study; shows more favorable attitudes toward religion than in '36.

    Associated Search Terms: Age; Belief; Consequential dimension; Panel study; College alumni; Life cycle
  • The Parishioner and His Church: A Study in the Sociology of Religion.
    Ringer, Benjamin B. (1956)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Columbia University.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Family life cycle; Politics, U.S.A.; Stratification; Episcopal
  • The Profile of Catholic Religious Life.
    Fichter, Joseph H. (1952)
    American Journal of Sociology 58: 145-150.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Life cycle; Catholic, U.S.A.
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