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  • Materialism and fashion consciousness: The moderating role of status consumption tendencies and religiosity.
    Yeniaras, Volkan, and K. Ali Akkemik (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:3: 498-513.

    Analyzes 2015 interview & questionnaire surveys in Istanbul. Intrinsic religiosity reduces the association between materialism & fashion-novelty consciousness.

    Associated Search Terms: Clothing; Fashion; Intrinsic religious motivation scale; Materialism; Turkey, Istanbul
  • Using Weber and Foucault to understand the evolution of motives in a Tibetan Buddhist organisation in Scotland.
    McKenzie, John S. (2014)
    Culture and Religion 15:1: 100-117.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Tibetan, Great Britain; Foucault, Michel; Great Britain, Scotland; Motive; Weber, Max
  • Le sociologue, l'homme pieux et le pluralisme religieux. Dialogue avec Max Weber.
    Thériault, Barbara (2010)
    social Compass 57:2: 206-216.

    Motive pertaisn to cause & is thus a sociological construct. Empirical reseach is often limited to discourse.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Methodology; Motive; Discourse
  • The Multidimensionality of Motivation for Jewish Religious Behavior: Content, Structure, and Relationship to Religious Identity.
    Lazar, Aryeh, Shlomo Kravetz, and Peri Frederich-Kedem (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:3: 509-519.

    Factor analysis of motives for Jewish observance.

    Associated Search Terms: Motive; Israel; Factor analysis; Jewish, Israel
  • A comparison of Protestant ministers and parishioners on expressed purpose in life and intrinsic religious motivation.
    Weinstein, L., and C.C. Cleanthous (1996)
    Psychology: A Journal of Human Behaviour 33: 26-29.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Intrinsic religious motivation scale; Intrinsic/extrinsic; Meaning
  • Missionary Motivation.
    Moessner, Jeanne Stevenson (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:2: 189-201.

    Based on interviews of former residents of the Basel Mission's children's home, children of missionaries; examines whether children raised in the missionary lands lack the desire to enter foreign missionary work themselves.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Motive; Missions
  • Japanese Religion and Society. Paradigms of Structure and Change.
    Davis, Winston (1992)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Itoen; Anti-structure; Rebellion; New religions; Christian, Japan; Secularization; Historical; Pilgrimage; Buddhist, Japan; Modernization; Motive; Japan; Syncretism; Shinto; Protestant Ethic; Civil religion
  • Spiritual Healing among the American Followers of a Japanese new Religion: Experience as a Factor in Religious Motivation.
    Spickard, James V. (1991)
    In Monty L. Lynn and David O. Moberg (ed.) Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 3. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Johrei; Motive; Healing
  • Paradox in Popular Religion: The Limits of Instrumental Faith.
    Althauser, Robert P. (1990)
    Social Forces 69: 585-602.

    Analyzes questionnaire & interview data from United Methodists in a southern U.S. city; shows those oriented to psychological or social benefits of religion do not obtain them, & those ultimately motivated by religion do obtain them.

    Associated Search Terms: Intrinsic/extrinsic; United Methodist; Motive
  • La Pratique dans le Cadre des Modèles Pastoraux.
    Hemert, Martien van (1983)
    Social Compass 30:4: 457-475.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from clergy & members of 1,800 Dutch Catholic parishes; focuses on participation & motives involved in baptism, communion, & confirmation.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Catholic, Netherlands; Netherlands; Clergy; Motive
  • Japanese Religious Affiliations: Motives and Obligations.
    Davis, Winston (1983)
    Sociological Analysis 44:2: 131-146.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Japan; Membership; Japan; Shinto; Motive
  • Underlife in a Baptist Church.
    Ingram, Larry C. (1982)
    Review of Religious Research 24:2: 138-152.

    Based on a participant observation study of a Southern Baptist church in a small town in the American South. Studies secondary adjustment, a type of conduct wherein one seeks clandestine rewards while appearing sincerely engaged in a role.

    Associated Search Terms: Southern Baptist; Motive; Participant observation
  • Bringing Religious Motivation back in: A Multivariate Analysis of Motivational Predictors of Student Religiosity.
    Welch, Michael R., and Jerry Barrish (1982)
    Review of Religious Research 23:4: 357-369. Comment by Dean R. Hoge 23:4: 369-371.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from students at 3 U.S. universities; uses previously-identified motives as predictors of religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Motive; Students, undergraduate; Dimensions of religiosity
  • A Validated Intrinsic Religious Motivation Scale.
    Hoge, Dean R. (1972)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 11:4: 369-376.

    Associated Search Terms: Motivation; Intrinsic religious motivation scale
  • Interpretación motivacional del catolicismo popular.
    Büntig, Aldo J. (1970)
    Lima: Centro de Estudios y Publictiones.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Popular religion; Motive
  • Interpretación motivacional del catolicismo popular.
    Büntig, Aldo J. (1969)
    Vispera 10: 13-20.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Motive; Catholic
  • Relative Secularization and Religious Practice.
    Goodridge, R. Martin (1968)
    Sociological Analysis 29:3: 122-135.

    Argues "secularization" pertains to Becker's contrast of sacred & secular societies & that change to the secular gives religion its own sphere, albeit for a smaller portion of society.

    Associated Search Terms: Becker, Howard; Secularization; Practice; Motive
  • Motives for Participating in the Religious Experience.
    Gorlow, Leon, and Harold E. Schroeder (1968)
    Journal for the Scentific Study of Religion 7:2: 241-254.

    Factor analysis of undergraduate students' reasons for participating in religious activities.

    Associated Search Terms: Factor analysis; Students, undergraduate; Motive
  • Max Weber and the Heteronomy of Purposes.
    Stark, Werner (1967)
    Social Research 34: 249-264. [Also in Humanitas (1968): 307-320]

    Associated Search Terms: Smith, Adam; Weber, Max; Motive
  • Les motivations des conduites religieuses et le passage d'une civilisation prétechnique à une civilisation technique.
    Pin, Émile Jean (1966)
    Social Compass 13:1: 25-37.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Modernization; Motive
  • Cultural Motivations to Progress: The "Exterior" and the "Interior" View.
    Soedjatmoka (1965)
    In Robert N. Bellah (ed.) Religion and Progress in Modern Asia. New York: Free Press, pp. 1-14.

    Associated Search Terms: Development; Motivation
  • The Church and the Latin American Revolution.
    Houtart, François, and Émile Pin (1965)
    New York: Sheed & Ward.

    Social class influences religious motivation; the poor seek the necessities of life, the rich salvation.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Prayer; Catholic, Latin America; Latin America; Motive
  • Motivation of Religious Belief and Behavior.
    Parsons, Talcott (1957)
    In J. Milton Yinger (ed.) Religion, Society and the Individual. New York: Macmillan.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Motive
  • Village and Plantation Life in Northeastern Brazil.
    Hutchinson, Harry William (1957)
    Seattle: University of Washington Press.

    Class distinctions are associated with religious forms, affecting religious motivations.

    Associated Search Terms: Motive; Brazil; Stratification; Rural
  • Some Factors Influencing Women to Choose Church-Related Vocations. A Study in Occupational Sociology.
    Linder, Irene Christine (1956)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Iowa.

    Analyzes 1954-55 survey data from students at the National College for Christian Workers, participants in a Methodist training program, & a control from the University of Missouri--Kansas City.

    Associated Search Terms: Twenty Statements Test; Identity; Motivation; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Vocation; Occupation; Self concept; Women
  • Some Social Consequences of Achievement Motivation.
    McClelland, David C. (1955)
    In Marshall R. Jones (ed.) Nebraska Symposium on Motivation 1955. Vol. 3. Lincoln: Univesity of nebraska Press pp. 41-65.

    Compares 1950 electric power consumption in Protestant & Catholic nations, & educational achievement of American religious groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Education; Protestant Ethic; Motivation; Development
  • Ministers on the Move: A Study of Mobility in Church Leadership.
    Rodehaver, Myles W. (1948)
    Rural Sociology 13:4: 400-410.

    Analyzes 1947 questionnaire data from clergy of a small liberal Protestant denomination. Notes high rural turnover. Interprets reasons for moving with W.I. Thomas' four wishes.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Rural; Motive
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