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  • Pornography use and religious bonding among heterosexually married Americans: A longitudinal examination.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:1: 81-98.

    Analyzes 2006 & '12 Portraits of American Life Study data. For most respondents, who view pornography rarely if at all, viewing pornography predicts married couples praying together less. For he minority who view pornography frequently, frequency of viewing predicts higher levels of married couples praying together.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Pornography; Prayer
  • Spouse's religious commitment and marital quality: Clarifying the role of gender.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2016)
    Social science Quarterly 97:2: 476-490.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Marriage
  • From bad to worse? Pornography consumption, spousal religiosity, gender, and marital quality.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2016)
    Sociological Forum 31:2: 441-461.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Marriage; Pornography
  • For better or for worse? Pornograpy consumption, spousal religiosity, gender, and marital quality.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2016)
    Sociologial Forum 31:2: 441-464.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Marriage; Family; Pornography
  • The poer of prayer in tranforming individuals and marital relationships: A qualitative examination of Christian, Jewish, and Muslim families.
    Hatch, Trevan G., Loren D. Marks, E.A. Bitah, M. Lawrence, N.M. Lambert, David C. Dollahite, and B.P. Hardy (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:1: 27-46.

    In-depth interviews reveal prayer enhancing marital relationships.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Marriage; Prayer
  • Perceived spousal religiosity and marital quality across racial and ethnic groups.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2016)
    Family Relations 65:2: 259-286.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Marriage; Race
  • For better or for worse? Gender ideology, religious commitment, and relationship quality
    Perry, Samuel L., and Andrew L. Whitehead (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 737-755.

    Analyzes 2007 Baylor Religion Survey data (U.S.A.); religious commitment mitigates negative effects of gender traditionalism on relationship quality in marriage, particularly for women.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Gender traditionalism; Marriage
  • The social and cultural predictors of generosity in marriage: Gender egalitarianism, religiosity, and familism.
    Wilcox, W. Bradford, and Jeffrey Dew (2016)
    Journal of Family Issues 37:1: 97-118.

    Associated Search Terms: Familism; Gender traditionalism; Marriage; Religiosity
  • Update: Singles in late-modern conservative religions.
    Engelberg, Ari (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 652-655.

    Reviews literature on the phenomenon of the familism & pressure to marry young in conservative religion, which marginalizes the unmarried & leaves hem o the draw of youth culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth culture; Conservative; Singles; Familism; Marriage; Marginality
  • Individualized marriage and family disruption ministries in congregations: How culture matters.
    Konieczny, Mary Ellen (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:2: 144-170.

    Based on interview data from northern Indiana congregations; describes cultural work & counseling in support of mar4riage and of divorced persons.

    Associated Search Terms: Counseling; Congregation; Dialectic; Marriage/divorce; United States, Indiana, northern; Divorce
  • Bridging alone: Religious conservatism, marital homogamy, and voluntary association membership.
    Kim, Young-Il (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:1: 47-73.

    Analyzes 1992-94 (2nd wave) National (U.S.A.) Survey of families and Households data. Conservative religious homogamy, paired with belief in biblical authority & inerrancy, increases membership in religious groups & reduces wives' membership in secular organizations.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Conservative, U.S.A.; Marriage; Social participation
  • Israel's Religiously Divided Society.
    Pew Research Center (2016)
    Washington: Pew Research Center

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Israel; Christian, Israel; Druze; Islam, Israel; Israel; Jewish, Haredi; Jewish, Israel; Palestinian Israelis; Practice; Statistics; Zionism; Marriage
  • A match made in heaven? Religion-based marriage decisions, marital quality, and the moderating effects of spouse's religious commitment.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2015)
    Social Indicators Research 123:1: 203-225.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage
  • A more perfect union? Christian nationalism and support for same-sex unions.
    Whitehead, Adnrew L., and Samuel L. Perry (2015)
    Sociological Perspectives 58:3: 422-440.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Identity; Homosexuality; Marriage
  • Chrisian nationalism and white racial boundaries: Examining whites' opposition to interracial marriage.
    Perry, Samuel L., and Andrew L. Whitehead (2015)
    Ethnic and Racial Sudies 38:10: 1671-1689.

    Associated Search Terms: Racial attitudes; Christian Identity; Prejudice, racial; Marriage
  • Christian-Muslim couples in the Veneto region, northeastern Italy: Dealing with religious pluralism in everyday family life.
    Cerchiaro, Francesco, Stef Aupers, and Dick Houtman (2015)
    Social Compass 62:1: 43-60.

    Based on interviews & participant observation with families formed by immigrant Muslim husbands & Italian wives. Strategies for minimizing religious differences included renunciation, closeting, convesion, & spiritualization.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Italy; Family; Italy, Veneto; Marriage
  • Bible Beliefs, Conservative Religious Identity, and Same-sex Marriage Support: Examining Main and Moderating Effects.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:4: 792-813.

    Analyzes 2006 U.S.A. interview data. Conservative Christian identity & biblical literalism both independently predict support for gay marriage inversely, controlling for one another & other measures.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Homosexuality; Literalism; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Sanctity of marriage and marital quality.
    Stafford, Laura, David Prabu, and Sterling McPherson (2014)
    Journal of Social and Personal Relationshps 31:1: 64-70.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage
  • "Queerish" celibacy: Reorienting marriage in the ex-gay movement.
    Gerber, Lynne (2014)
    In K. Talvacchia, M. Pettinger, and M. Larrimore (eds.) Queer Christianities. New York: New York University Press, pp. 25-36.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Celibacy; Homosexuality
  • Religious tradition, religiosity, or everyday theologies? Unpacking religion's relationship to support for legalizing same-sex marriage among a college student sample.
    Walls, N. Eugene, Michael R. Woodford, and Denise L. Levy (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 219-243.

    Analyzes survey data from introductory sociology students at 6 U.S. colleges & universities. Specified beliefs, more than practice & denomination, predicted support for or rejection of same-sex marriage.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Homosexuality; Students, undergraduate; Belief
  • More like us: How religious service attendance hinders interracial romance.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:3: 442-462.

    Analyzes 2007 Baylor Religion Survey data. Desire for religious homogamy explains the relationship between attendance & racial homogamy.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Race; Practice; Marriage
  • Marital formation and infidelity: An examination of the multiple roles of religious factors.
    Esselmont, Chris, and Alex Bierman (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:3: 463-487.

    Analyzes 2006 Portraits of American Life Survey data. Importance of religion in one's life & literalist belief inversely predict Christians' marital infidelity.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Salience; United States; Literalism
  • Hoping for a godly (white) family: How desire or religious heritage affects whites' attitudes toward interracial marriage.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:1: 202-218.

    Analyzes 2007 Baylor Religion Survey data. Whites desire for their children to marry whites is in part blended wit a desire to pass on their religious heritage.

    Associated Search Terms: Endogamy; Family; Marriage; Prejudice, racial; Race; United States
  • Male and female He created them: Gender traditionalism, masculine images of God, and attitudes toward same-sex unions.
    Whitehead, Andrew L. (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 479-496.

    Analyzes 2007 Baylor Religion Survey data; a masculine image of God has an independent effect on opposition to same-sex marriage.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender traditionalism; God, image of; Homosexuality; Marriage; United States
  • Religion and early marriage in the United States: Evidence from the Add Health study.
    Ueckr, Jeremy E. (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:2: 392-415.

    Analyzes 1991-2004 National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (U.S.A.) data. Mormons & conservative Protestants marry earlier, as do those who had attended largely Mormon or conservative Protestant schools. Frequency of attendance also predicts early marriage, but inversely for Catholics. Salience & literalism predict early marriage.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Catholic, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Practice; Salience; Literalism
  • Jewish on Their Own Terms.
    Thompson, Jennifer A. (2014)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Based on 2003-05 interviews with intermarrieds, 2006-08 participant observation in intermarrieds' support groups, & 2005-08 interviews with rabbis, largely in Atlanta. By projecting anxiety over ethnic assimilation onto intermarried Jews, other American Jews can express them without facing the same challenge themselves.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Jewish, U.S.A.; Marriage; Participant observation; United States, Georgia, Atlanta
  • African American religious participation.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, Linda M. Chatters, and R. Khari Brown (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:4: 513-538.

    Analyzes 2001-03 interview data from African Americans. Women, older people, those married once, & residents of the South were more involved in religion. Stigmatized statuses--cohabiting respondents & those who served time in prison--were less involved in organized religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Practice; Criminology; United States, South; Marriage; Urban/rural; Women; Stigma; Age; African Americans; Religiosity
  • Religious schools, home schools, and the timing of first marriage and first birth.
    Uecker, Jeremy E., and Jonathan P. Hill (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 189-218.

    Analyzes 2011 survey data from high school graduates aged 24-39. Religious schools socialize students into distinctive attitudes toward marriage & family formation.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Young adults; Marriage
  • Changing Faith: The Dynamics and Consequences of Americans' Shifting Religious Identities.
    Sherkat, Darren E. (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Describes U.S.A. religion with General Social Survey data; presents models predicting religious switching & apostasy. Secularization, supply-side rational choice theories, & other grand theories fail to explain changes of religion in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Mobility (vertical); Politics, U.S.A.; Polity; Practice; Sexual activity; Sexual attitudes; Change; Disaffiliation; Homosexuality; Belief; Conversion; Education; Secularization; Rational choice theory; Membership; Identification; Marriage; Migration; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Ethnic; United States
  • Soul Mates. Religion, Sex, Love, and Marriage among African Americans and Latinos.
    Wilcox, W. Bradford, and Nicholas H. Wolfinger (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; African Americans; Family; Latino Americans
  • Attitudes toward marriage, divorce, cohabitation, and casual sex among working-age Latinos. Does religion matter?
    Ellison, Christopher G., Nicholas H Wolfinger, and Aida I. Ramos-Wada (2013)
    Journal of Family Issues 34:3: 295-322.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Sexual attitudes; Latino Americans; Marriage/divorce
  • Religion and whites' attitudes toward interracial marriage with African Americans, Asians, and Latinos.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:2:425-442.

    Analyzes Wave 2, Baylor Religion Survey data (2007, U.S.A.); religious unaffiliates report greater support of interracial marriage, biblical literalists less. Among whites, private devotions & attendance in multiracial congregations are related to greater support.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Race; Marriage; Literalism; Devotionalism
  • Are Muslims a distinctive minority? An empirical analysis of rleigiosity, social attitudes, and Islam.
    Lewis, Valerie A., and Ridhi Kashyap (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:3: 617-626.

    Analyzes 2009 British interview data. Muslims are more religious than Christians & "nones." They are also more traditional on moral issues, reflecting their greater religiosity & their lower socio-economic status.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Practice; Moral; Marriage/divorce; Abortion; Belief; Gender role; Homosexuality; Islam, Great Britain
  • Religious non-involvement among African Americans, Black Caribbeans and Non-hispanic Whites: Findings from the National Survey of American Life.
    Brown, R. Khari, Robert Joseph Taylor, and Linda M. Chatters (2013)
    Review of Religious Reseach 55:3:435-457.

    Reports 2001-03 survey data. African Americans & Black Caribbeans were both more religiously involved than non-Hispanic whites. Women, married persons, Southerners, & the highly educated were more involved in religion than others. The religiously uninvolved were not atheists.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; United States, South; Religiosity; Marriage; Education; Caribbean Americans; Atheist, U.S.A.; African Americans
  • The Spirit's Tether. Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics.
    Konieczny, Mary Ellen (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2000-02 field work in 2 Midwest U.S.A. Catholic parishes, one liberal & one conservative. Models of church are transposed into family life. Traditionalists rejected the modernized Church of their childhood while progressives accepted pre-conciliar religious commitment but not its cultural trappings.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Ritual; Justice; Birth control; Authority; Abortion; Participant observation; Traditionalism; Moral; Socialization; Conservative/liberal; Comparative; Family; Habitus; Life histories; Work; Catholic, U.S.A.; Women; Parish
  • One Marriage Under God: The Campaign to Promote Marriage in America.
    Heath, Melanie (2012)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage
  • The cross-pressures of religion and contact with gays and lesbians, and their impact on same-sex marriage opinion.
    Bramlett, Brittany H. (2012)
    Politics & Policy 40:1: 13-42.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Marriage; Social contact
  • Religion, race/ethnicity, and perceived barriers to marriage among working-age adults.
    Burdette, Amy M., Stacy H. Haynes, and Christopher G. Ellison (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:4: 429-451.

    Analyzes 2006 telephone interview data from U.S.A. adults aged 18-59, with African American & Latino over-samples. Among non-Hispanic white adults attendance predicts accepting fewer reasons not to marry.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Practice; United States
  • Religion and decisions about marriage, residence, occupation, and children.
    Sigalow, Emily, Michelle Shain, and Meredith R. Bergey (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:2: 304-323.

    Analyzes interview data from Americans. Religion is important in decisions about occupations, marriage, where to reside, & family size.

    Associated Search Terms: Salience; Occupation; Marriage; Family size
  • Retrospective accounts of religious disaffiliation in the United States: Stressors, skepticism, and political factors.
    Vargas, Nicholas (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:2: 200-223.

    Analyzes 2006 survey data from U.S. adults; religious skepticism, respondents' support for same-sex marriage & financial diffiuclties contribute to leaving religions while support for conservative Christian activism lessens leaving.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; United States; Homosexuality; Atheist, U.S.A.; Economic; Marriage; Disaffiliation; Activism
  • Ambiguity, religion, and relational contexts: Competing influences on moral attitudes?
    Schafer, Markus H. (2011)
    Sociologial Perspectives 72:1: 4-27.

    Uses survey data to show that religious ideals & experiential contingencies both affect moral judgments.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Marriage
  • Sanctification, stress, and marital quality.
    Ellison, Christopher G., Andrea K. Henderson, Norval D. Glenn, and Kristine E. Harkrider (2011)
    Family Relations 60:4: 404-420.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Stress
  • Religion and Attitudes toward Same-sex Marriage among U.S. Latinos.
    Ellison, Christopher G., Gabriel A. Acevedo, and Aida I. Ramos-Wada (2011)
    Social Science Quarterly 92:1: 35-56.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Latino Americans; Marriage
  • Praying for Mr. Right? Religion, family background, and marital expectations among college women.
    Ellison, Christopher G., Amy M. Burdette, and Norval D. Glenn (2011)
    Journal of Family Issues 32:7: 906-931.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Family; Students, undergraduate
  • Du don au paiement rituel. L'echange en question.
    Jamous, Raymond (2011)
    Archives de sciences socales des religions 154: 179-197.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Gift; Hindu, India; Exchange
  • Research note: Multi-faith Britain and family life: Changing patterns of marriage, cohabitation, and divorce among different faith groups 1983-2005.
    Francis, Leslie J., Emyr Williams, and Andrew Village (2011)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 26:1: 33-41.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Change; Family; Marriage/divorce; Cohabitation
  • Religion, politics, and support for same-sex marriage in the United States, 1988-2008.
    Sherkat, Darren E., Melissa Powell-Williams, Gregory Maddox, and Kylan Mattias de Vries (2011)
    Social Science Quarterly 91:1: 80-98.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Marriage; Politics, U.S.A.; United States
  • The effects of parental marital discord and divorce on the religious and spiritual lives of young adults.
    Ellison, Christopher G., Anthony B. Walker, Norval D. Glenn, and Elizabeth Marquardt (2011)
    Social Science Research 40:2:538-551.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage/divorce; Divorce; Generations; Family; Socialization; Young adults
  • Seeking a "pure relationship?" Israeli religious Zionist singles looking for love and marriage.
    Engelberg, Ari (2011)
    Religion 41:3: 431-448.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Jewish, Zionist; Courtship; Jewish, Israel; Israel; Dating
  • Parental Religiosity, Religious Homogamy, and Young Children's Well-being.
    Petts, Richard J. (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:4: 389-414.

    Analyzes 1998 & 2000 interview data from fragile families in U.S.A. cities. Attendance by 2 parents & religious homogamy are related positively to children's well-being, strictness negatively so.

    Associated Search Terms: Strictness; Marriage; Children; Panel study; Practice; Family; Salience; Well-being, psychological
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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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