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  • Heterogeneous religion measures and political tolerance outcomes.
    Eisenstein, Marie A., and April K. Clark (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and Political Tolerance in America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 83-99.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Measurement; Methods
  • Konzepte zur Messung religiöser Pluralität.
    Wolf, Christof (2012)
    In Detlef Pollack, Ingrid Tucci, and Hans-Georg Ziebertz (eds.) Religiöser Pluralismus im Fokus quantitativer Religionsforschung. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, pp. 17-37.

    Associated Search Terms: Methods; Measurement; Pluralism
  • The measure of American religious traditions: Theoretical and measurement considerations.
    Woodberry, Robert D., Jerry Park, and Lyman A. Kellstedt, with Mark Regnerus and Brian Steensland (2012)
    Social Forces 91:1: 65-73.

    Associated Search Terms: Measurement; United States
  • Measuring intrinsic religiosity: Scales for use in mental health studies in China--a research report.
    Liu, Eric Y., and Harold G. Koenig (2012)
    Mental Health, Religion, and Culture 16:2:215-224.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; Religiosity scale; China; Measurement; Intrinsic/extrinsic
  • Measurement of religiosity/spirituality in adolescent health outcomes research: trends and recommendations.
    Cotton, Sian, Meghan E. McGrady, and Susan L. Rosenthal (2012)
    Journal of Religion and Health 49:4: 414-444.

    Associated Search Terms: Methods; Spirituality scale; Spirituality; Religiosity; Measurement; Health; Adolescence; Religiosity scale
  • Instrumental variable estimation of the effect of prayer on depression.
    Denny, Kevin J. (2011)
    Social Science and Medicine 73:8: 1194-1199.

    Associated Search Terms: Depression; Measurement; Prayer
  • Religious social capital: Its measurement and utility in the study of the social determinants of health.
    Maselko, Joanna, Cacey Hughes, and Rose Cheney (2011)
    Social Science and Medicine 73:5: 759-767.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Measurement; Health
  • Measuring Religiosity in a Majority Muslim Context: Gender, Religious Salience, and Religious Experience among Kuwaiti College Students--A Research Note.
    González, Alessandra L. (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:2: 339-350.

    Analysis of data from Kuwaiti undergraduate students suggests a new religiosity instrument is needed & that gender differences need to be taken into account.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Gender; Measurement; Religiosity; Kuwait; Islam, Kuwait
  • Orientation to the Demands of Ministry: Construct Validity and Relationship with Burnout.
    Miner, Maureen, Sam Sterland, and Martin Dowson (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 50:4: 463-479.

    Develops a measure of internal orientation toward ministry, which inversely predicts clergy burnout.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia; Clergy; Measurement; Burnout
  • Dimensions of Religiosity among American Catholics: Measurement and Validation.
    Rinaman, William C., Matthew T. Loveland, Robert F. Kelly, and William R. Barnett (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 50:4: 413-440.

    Analyzes 2001 & later telephone interview data of U.S.A. Catholics to develop dimensions & improve measurement; tests predictive power with abortion attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Practice; Abortion; Catholic, U.S.A.; Measurement; Identity; Dimensions of religiosity; Celibacy; Belief; Devotionalism
  • Measuring Religion in Global Society.
    Bush, Evelyn L. (2007)
    Social Forces 85:4: 1645-1665.

    Data sources for global research underestimate the presence of religion & underselect non-elite organizations.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Measurement; Global; Transnational
  • Testing Secularization Theory in Comparative Perspective.
    Dobbelaere, Karel (2007)
    Nordic Journal of Religion and Society 20:2: 137-147.

    Suggests measurements of societal secularization & ways to incorporate rational choice theory.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Rational choice theory; Measurement; Comparative
  • Measuring private prayer: Development, validation, and clinical application of the multidimensional prayer inventory.
    Laird, Steven P., C.R. Snyder, Michael A. Rapoff, and Sam Green (2004)
    International Journal fo rthe Psychology of Religion 14:4: 251-272.

    Associated Search Terms: Measurement; Methods; Prayer
  • Advances in the Measurement of Religion among Older African Americans: Implications for Health and Mental Health Researchers.
    Chatters, Linda M., Robert J. Taylor, and Karen D. Lincoln (2001)
    Journal of Mental Health and Aging 7:1: 181-200.

    Associated Search Terms: Methods; African Americans; Measurement; Gerontology
  • The Measurement of Religion in Epidemiologic Studies: Problems and Prospects.
    Williams, David R. (1994)
    In Jeffrey S. Levin (ed.) Religion in Aging and Health: Theoretical Foundations and Methodological Frontiers, Thousand Oaks, California: Sage, pp. 125-148.

    Associated Search Terms: Measurement; Epidemiology
  • Measuring Religiosity in Later Life.
    Krause, Neal (1993)
    Research on Aging 15: 170-197.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Measurement; Gerontology
  • Measuring Androcentrism in the Western God-Concept.
    Foster, Rachel Ann, and John P. Keating (1992)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 31:3: 366-375.

    Analyzes questionnaire data; shows a male-gendered image of God.

    Associated Search Terms: God, image of; Measurement; Gender
  • Toward a Mental Measure of Religiosity in Research on Religion and Politics.
    Leege, David C. (1989)
    In Ted G. Jelen (ed.) Religion and Political Behavior in the United States. New York: Praeger, pp. 45-64.

    Associated Search Terms: Measurement; Religiosity
  • The Meaning and Measurement of Evangelicalism: Problems and Prospects.
    Kellstedt, Lyman A. (1989)
    In Ted G. Jelen (ed.) Religion and Political Behavior in the United States. New York: Praeger, pp. 3-21.

    Based on 1984 National Election Studies data, the 1978 Unchurched Americans survey, & a 1978-79 Gallup study for Christianity Today.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States; Measurement; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Subjective Measures of Spiritual Well-being.
    Moberg, David O. (1984)
    Review of Religious Research 25:4: 351-364.

    Factor analysis of 1978 & '79 questionnaire data from the United States & Sweden.

    Associated Search Terms: Well-being; Measurement; Sweden; United States; Comparative; Factor analysis
  • Bibliography of Measurement Techniques Used in the Social Scientific Study of Religion.
    Silverman, William (1983)
    Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. Manuscript number 2539 in Psycholoical Documents, vol. 13.

    Associated Search Terms: Measurement; Methodology
  • Concepts and Indicators of Religious Commitment: A Critical Review.
    Roof, Wade Clark (1979)
    In Robert Wuthnow (ed.) The Religious Dimension. New Directions in Quantitative Research. New York: Academic Press, pp. 17-45.

    Associated Search Terms: Commitment; Measurement
  • Ministerial Job Satisfaction Scale.
    Glass, J. Conrad, Jr. (1976)
    Review of Religious Research 17:2: 153-157.

    Constructs a scale based on questionnaire data from United Methodist clergy in North Carolina.

    Associated Search Terms: Measurement; Clergy role; United States, North Carolina; United Methodist
  • Attitude Measurement. Some Methodological Problems.
    Salomonsen, Per (1972)
    Social Compass 19:4: 507-51.

    Develops scales about religious topics from 123 recorded unstructured interviews with people in Copenhagen.

    Associated Search Terms: Measurement; Denmark, Copenhagen; Methodology
  • Zur Bestimmung und Messung von Kirchlichkeit in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.
    Kaufmann, Franz-Xaver (1968)
    In Joachim Matthes (ed.), Beiträge zur religionssoziologischen Forschung/Essays on Research in the Sociology of Religion. Internationales Jahrbuch für Religionssoziologie 4. Köln, Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, pp. 63-100.

    Determinación y medida de la eclesialidad en la República Federal Alemana. In Joachim Matthes (ed.), Introducción a la sociologia de la religión, T. 2. Madrid, 1971, pp. 236-278.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany, West; Measurement
  • A Ritual Pollution Scale for Ranking Hindu Castes.
    Mahar, Pauline Moller (1960)
    Sociometry 23: 292-306.

    Offers a revised method for measuring caste ranking.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, India; Ritual; Measurement; Caste
  • Measuring "Infinite" Values.
    Larson, Richard F. (1959)
    American Catholic Sociological Review 20:3: 194-202.

    Analyzes 1958 questionnaire data from Seattle Archdiocesan priests.

    Associated Search Terms: Values; Measurement; United States, Washington, Seattle; Catholic, U.S.A.; Clergy
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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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