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  • The honeymoon is over: Occupational relocation and changes in mental health among United Methodist clergy.
    Eagle, David E., Andrew A. Miles, and Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:1: 31-45.

    Analyzes 2008 & '10 panel survey data from United Methodist clergy in the U.S.A. Those who had relocated between the 2 survey waves reported less stress & higher morale.

    Associated Search Terms: United Methodist, U.S.A.; Stress; Panel study; Clergy; Morale
  • Religious forms in secularized society: Three Catholic groups in comparison.
    Turco, Daniela (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 513-528.

    With a background of secularization, where ordinary practice is ancillary to extraordinary experiences, Catholic Action, charismatic renewal, and Catholic-affiliated scouting represent different aspects of Catholicism. Only the charismatics resist modernity.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, Cosenza; Moral; Belief; Abortion; Euthanasia; Scouting; Homosexuality; Catholic Action; Divorce; Catholic, Italy; Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy
  • Why worry about evolution? Boundries, practices, and moral salience in Sunni and Evangelical high schools.
    Guhim, Jeffrey (2016)
    Sociological Theory 34:2: 151-174.

    Based on participant observation in 2 Sunni & 2 Evangelical schools in New York City. Evolution is a greater problem for Evangelicals because of their literal interpretation of scripture.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States, New York, New York; Participant observation; Moral; Islam, U.S.A.; Education; Comparative; Literalism
  • Storming Zion. Government Raids on Religious Communities.
    Wright, Stuart A., and Susan J. Palmer (2016)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Overview of government raids on religious minorities. An increase in raids in the 1990s was related to a shift of the anti-cult movement from brain washing accusations to child abuse ones. 6 case studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Anti-cult movement; The Family; Apostate; Branch Davidian; Case study; Child abuse; Conflict theory; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Moral panic; Nuwaubian; Persecution; Scientology; Brainwashing; State; Violence; Twelve Tribes; Social movement
  • Moral women, immoral technologies: How devout women negotiate gender, religion, and assisted reproductive technologies.
    Czarnecki, Danielle (2015)
    Gender & Society 29: 716-742.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Moral; Reproductive technologies
  • Religious worldviews and political tolerance: Communitarianism, inclusiveness, and moral foundations.
    Djupe, Paul, and Stephen T.Mockabee (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and Political Tolerance in America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 117-132.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Exclusivism; Communitarianism; Moral
  • The new moral entrepreneurs: Atheist activism as scripted and performed political deviance.
    Fazzino, Lori L., Michael Ian Borer, and Mohammed Abdel Haq (2015)
    In M. Dellwing, J.A. Kotarba, an N.W. Pino (eds.) The Death and Resurrection of Deviance: Current Ideas and Research.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Atheist; Deviance/social control; Moral entrepreneur
  • Asynchrony in attitudes toward abortion and gay rights: The challenge to values alignment.
    Dillon, Michele (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:1: 1-16.

    Argues that abortion & gay marriage are discrete issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Moral; Abortion
  • The Activation of Religious Vote in Spain (1979-2011).
    Cordero, Guillermo (2014)
    Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas 147: 3-20.

    Associated Search Terms: Spain; Moral; Politics, Spain
  • Euthanasia and the Belgian Catholic World.
    Voyé, Liliane, and Karel Dobbelaere (2014)
    In K. Dobbelaere and A. Pérez-Agote (eds.) The Intimate: New Conflicts between Religion and Polity. Laws about Life, Death and the Family in So-called Catholic Countries. Leuven: Universitaire Pers Leuven.

    Associated Search Terms: Euthanasia; Moral; Catholic, Belgium; Belgium
  • Biblical Literalism and Sexual Morality in Comparative Perspective: Testing the Transposability of a Conservative Religious Schema.
    Ogland, Curtis P., and John P. Bartkowski (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:1: 3-24.

    Analyzes 2007-10 interview and telephone interview data from 15 nations. Literalism predicts traditionalist views about sexuality in most of the nations, especially where permissive views are predominant.

    Associated Search Terms: Literalism; Moral; Comparative; Sexual attitudes
  • Catholic young adults' attitudes toward the church's pro-life teachings: A bellwether for the church's political strategy?
    Pratt, Tia Noelle (2014)
    Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion 10:3: 1-21.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Catholic; Life (moral issue); Abortion
  • Assessing the deerminants of the contemporary social attitudes of Roman Catholics in Britain: Abortion and homosexuality.
    Clements, Ben (2014)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 29:3: 491-501.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Homosexuality; Great Britain; Abortion; Catholic, Great Britain
  • Evangelical ambivalence toward gays and lesbians.
    Bean, Lydia, and Brandon C. Martinez (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:3: 395-417.

    Analyzes 2010 Baylor Religion Survey data, Evangelical subsample; 35% had progressive views about homosexuality & tended to attend services less; 24% favored allowing homosexual unions though morally opposed to homosexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States; Homosexuality; Ambivalence; Moral
  • Relationship between dimensions of religiosity, authoritarianism, and moral authority.
    Teymoori, Ali, Arash Heydari, and Hedayat Nasiri (2014)
    Social Compass 61:1: 92-107.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from a mixed population of high school & college students in Semirorn City, Isfahan, Iran. The supposed authoritarianism of religious people can be accounted for by reference to external authorities on the consequential dimension of religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Iran; Students, undergraduate; Consequential dimension; Authoritarianism; Dimensions of religiosity; Shi'ite, Iran; Students, secondary
  • Racial diversity, religion, and morality: Examining the moral views of multiracial church attendees.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:2: 355-376.

    Analyzes 2005 Baylor Religion Survey (U.S.A.) data. Attendees at multiracial churches hold more permissive moral views than do attendees at churches where there is a dominant majority of one race.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Moral; Diversity; Race
  • The Dynamics of Civil Society: Density, Age, Fertility and Completeness in the Religious Voluntary Sector.
    Ro?tentscher, Sigrid (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 87-107

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Practice; Secularization; Europe
  • Secularization and the Sources of Morality: Religion and Morality in Contemporary Europe.
    Halman, Loek, and Erik van Ingen (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 87-107.

    Analyzes 2008 European Values Study data. Religious membership and attendance are inversely related to permissiveness, especially in more secular (modern) European nations where religious people are in the minority.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Moral; Europe; Secularization
  • Vatican biopoliics.
    Turina, Isacco (2013)
    Social Compass 60:1: 134-151.

    Cultural distinctiveness in the context of competitive power relations were a dimension of Vatican teaching son contraception & human life.

    Associated Search Terms: Power; Competition; Pope; Moral; Catholic
  • Outsourcing moral authority: The internal secuarization of Evangelicals' anti-pornography narratives.
    Thomas, Jeremy N. (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:3: 457-475.

    A content analysis of Christianity Today (1956-2010) shows the rationale for opposition to pornography depending less on explicitly religious rationales over time.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Content analysis; Discourse; Evangelical; Pornography; Secularization
  • 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, Politics, and Polarization. How Religiopolitical Conflict Is Changing Congress and American Democracy.
    D'Antonio, William V., Steven A. Tuch, and Josiah R. Baker (2013)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowland & Littlefield.

    Analyzes the extent to which U.S. Congressional votes on various issues, especially abortion and same sex marriage, were influenced by religious identity of the legislators.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Homosexuality; Moral; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Christianismes et démocratisation au Kenya.
    Droz, Yvan, and Hervé Maupeu (2013)
    Social Compass 60:1: 79-96.

    The more churches help define ethnic & political identities, the more they lose their moral force in Kenya.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Violence; Ethnic; Politics, Kenya; Pentecostal, Kenya; Moral; Kenya
  • 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
  • Mixed results for orthodoxy: The impact of contemporary cultural change on the acceptance of key Catholic beliefs and moral teachings by Australian mass attenders.
    Dixon, Robert E. (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing Pluralism. Globalizing Belief, Localizing Gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 11-37.

    Reports & analyzes 1996, 2001, '06, & '11 survey data from Australian Catholic mass attenders, by age categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Catholic, Australia; Belief; Australia; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Sexual attitudes; Abortion; Moral
  • American Catholics in Transition.
    D'Antonio, William V., Michelle Dillon, and Mary L. Gautier (2013)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Litlefield.

    Based on a 2011 representative sample of U.S. Catholics; reports results on practice, politics, & moral issues controlled by gender & Latino/non-latino.

    Associated Search Terms: Authority; Catholic, U.S.A.; Identity; Generations; Moral; Practice; Women; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Institutional selection for conformity: The case of U.S. Catholic priests.
    Sullins, D. Paul (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:1: 56-81.

    Analyzes 2002 survey data from American Catholic priests; both birth cohort & ordinatio cohort predict divergence from official teachings, increasing it before 1970, decreasing it 1970 & after. Thus contextual culture explains divergence before 1970 & institutional selection after.

    Associated Search Terms: Cloning; Suicide; Stem cell controversy; Moral; Clergy; Celibacy; Birth control; Abortion; Sexual attitudes; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Moral freighting and civic engagement: A UK perspective on Putnam and Campbell's theory of religious-based social action.
    Baker, Christopher (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 73:3: 343-369.

    Based on focus group data from Manchester, U.K. Across religious traditions, themes of friendship, persistence, worship, & formation appear in connection with civic engagement.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Belonging, sense of; Christian, Great Britain; Comparative; Great Britain, Manchester; Islam, Great Britain; Moral; Social capital; Volunteering; Buddhist, Great Britain; Focus group
  • 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
  • Homosexuality, religion, and science; Moral authority and the persistence of negative attitudes.
    Whitehead, Andrew L., and Joseph O. Baker (2012)
    Sociological Inquriy 84:2: 487-509.

    Associated Search Terms: Authority; Moral; Homosexuality
  • Christian prayer for human rights and peace: A spiritual or civic commitment?
    Trigeaud, Sophie-Hélène (2012)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Mapping Religion and Spirituality in a Postsecular World. Religion and the Social Order 22. Leiden: Brill, pp. 99-116.

    Based on observation of websites of religious non-governmental organizations active at the nited Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland.

    Associated Search Terms: Internet; Moral; Prayer
  • Religion and social attitudes: Examining the contours of religion in moral judments toward premarital sex and cohabitation in contemporary Brazil.
    Ogland, Curtis P., and Pedro Hinojosa (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:4: 411-428.

    Analyzes 2002 Projeto Religião no Brasil data; Brazilian Protestants & Brazilians with a theologically conservative view of the Bible are more likely to disapprove of cohabitation & pre-martal sex.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Sexual attitudes; Brazil
  • The Beginning of Life: A Social Constructionist Approach.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (2012)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Mappng Religion and Spirituality in a Postsecular World. Leiden: Brill, pp. 131-149.

    Associated Search Terms: Phenomenology; Life (moral issue); Abortion; Moral; Constructionist theory
  • Religion, religiosity, and the moral divide in Canadian politics.
    Ang, Adran, and John R. Petrocik (2012)
    Politics and Religion 5:1: 103-132.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Religiosity; Moral; Politics, Canada
  • Beyond the liberal-conservative divide: Assessing the relationship between religious denominations and their associated LGBT organizations.
    Fuist, Todd Nicholas, Laurie Cooper Stoll, and Fred Kniss (2012)
    Qualitative Sociology 35:1: 65-87.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Discourse; Homosexuality; Moral
  • The limits of secularization? The resurgence of Orthodoxy in post-Soviet Russia.
    Evans, Geoffrey, and Ksenia Northmore-Ball (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:4: 795-808.

    Uses 1993-2007 Russian survey data; Orthodox identification, attendance, & the association between religiosity & conservative morality increased over time.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Desecularization; Identification; Moral; Practice; Russia; Russian Orthodox, Russia
  • The Aristocracy of the Will: A Critique of Pierre Burdieu with Illustrations from Chile.
    Thumala Olave, Maria Angelica (2012)
    Social Compass 59:1: 52-68.

    Based on interviews, 2000-2004. The Chilean business elite marked its social boundary through moral virtues, but not motivated by status as much as by moral conviction.

    Associated Search Terms: Bourdieu, Pierre; Catholic, Chile; Chile; Elite; Moral; Stratification
  • Decline of a moral panic. A social psychological and socio-legal examination of the current status of Satanism.
    Reichert, Jenny, and James T. Richardson (2012)
    Nova religio 16:2: 47-63.

    In reviewing legal cases, sees less indiscriminate bias against Satanism over time.

    Associated Search Terms: Anti-cult movement; Law; Moral panic; Satanist, U.S.A.
  • Racial habitus, moral conflict, and white moral hegemony within interracial evangelical organizations.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2012)
    Qualitative Sociology 35:1: 89-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Habitus; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Conflict; Parachurch agencies; Race; Moral
  • Glaube als Option./Faith as an Option, tr. Alex Skinner.
    Joas, Hans (2012)
    Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder/Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2014.

    Modernization doe snot inevitably result in secularization, & secularization doe snot inevitably undermine morality.

    Associated Search Terms: Troeltsch, Ernst; Hinze, Otto; Pluralism; Weber, Max; Moral; Change; Merton, Robert K.; Modernization; Violence
  • 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
  • Morality in the financial market? A look at religiously affiliated mutual funds in the USA.
    Peifer, Jared L. (2011)
    Socio-Economic Review 9:2:235-259.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Economic
  • Epistemological and Moral Conflict between Religion and Science.
    Evans, John H. (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific STudy of religion 50:4: 707-727.

    Analyzes 2006 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; conservative Protestant opposition to scientific influence in public affairs is not based on epistemological views but on opposition to the scientists' moral agenda.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Science; Moral
  • "A Gift from God": Adolescent Motherhood and Religion in Brazilian Favelas.
    Steele, Liza G. (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:1: 4-27.

    Based on interviews in Rio de Janeiro with & about adolescent unmarried mothers; finds moral flexibility in the Catholic & Pentecostal churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Poverty; Sexual activity; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Moral
  • Persistence and Change. Survey Offers Portrait of US Catholics in the Second Decade of the 21st Century.
    D'Antonio, William V. (2011)
    National Catholic Reporter, October 28-November 10, pp. 1a-28a.

    Analyzes results of a 2011 survey of American Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Practice; Moral; Belief; Catholic, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Deconstructing Official Rationales for the Texas State Raid on the FLDS.
    Wright, Stuart A. (2011)
    In Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson (eds.) Saints under Siege. The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints. New York: New York University Press, pp. 124-149.

    Explores stratagems & rhetorical themes used to raid a religious commune & separate children from their families.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral crusade; Moral panic; Social construction of reality; Anti-cult movement; United States, Texas, Eldorado; Deviance amplification; Apostate; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Social problem
  • What does God Require?: Understanding Religious Context and Morality.
    Bader, Christopher D., and Roger Finke (2010)
    In Steven Hitlin and Stephen Vaisey (eds.) Handbook of the Sociology of Morality. New York: Springer, pp. 241-254.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral
  • 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
  • Contested Reproduction: Genetic Technologies, Religion, and Public Debate.
    Evans, John H. (2010)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Reproductive technologies; Moral; Suffering
  • Who's Right About the Right? Comparing Competing Explanations of the Link between White Evangelicals and Conservative Politics in the United States.
    Brint, Steven, and Seth Abrutyn (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:2: 328-350.

    Analyzes 2000-04 National Election Studies (U.S.A.) data; moral traditionalism as a variable attenuated the predictive effects of Evangelicalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Moral; Traditionalism; Politics, U.S.A.; United States
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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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