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  • Orthodoxy as project: Temporality and action in an American Protestant denomination.
    Brophy, Sorcha A. (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:2: 123-143.

    Based on participant observation, interviews, & content analyses of meetings & websites in a conservative U.S.A. Protestant denomination. Orthodoxy is socially constructed in terms of a resisted future.

    Associated Search Terms: Time; Conservative, U.S.A.; Content analysis; Forum; Grounded theory; Internet; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Participant observation
  • Religious identity, religious attendance, and parental control.
    Kim, Young-Il, and W. Bradford Wilcox (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:4: 555-580.

    analyzes 1998-2005 panel data from American adolescents (10-18 years old) & their parents. An "orthodox" religious identity among Catholic & Protestant parents & more frequent attendance for all parents predict more parental monitoring & normative regulations.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Deviance/social control; Family; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Practice
  • Religious orthodoxy and the American worker.
    Steffy, Kody (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:1: 1-29.

    Analyzes 1992 Economic Values Survey (U.S.A.) data; the more orthodox say morality & concern for others are important for work-place decisions, say they respect work place rules, & cite non-extrinsic motives. The orthodoxy measure is a composite of biblical literalism, salience, & seeking divine guidance during religious services.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Factor analysis; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Orthodoxy scale; Work
  • 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
  • Orthodoxy Niches: Diversity in Congregational Orthodoxy Among Three Protestant Denominations in the United States.
    Reimer, Samuel H. (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:4: 763-779.

    Based on interview data from Episcopal, United Methodist, and Assemblies of God clergy and congregants in three U.S.A. cities. Congregations and their clergy differed from one another and thereby avoided competition in the Episcopal and Methodist cases. This did not occur among Assemblies congregations because of marked denominational boundaries.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Clergy; Competition; Congregation; Liberal/conservative; Parish
  • A Research Note on Islam and Gender Egalitarianism: An Examination of Egyptian and Saudi Arabian Youth Attitudes.
    Kucinskas, Jaime (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:4: 761-770.

    Analyzes 2005 interview data from Muslim youth in Egypt & Saudi Arabia; practice & orthodoxy are inversely related to gender egalitarian attitudes among males, positively related among females.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Islam, Saudi Arabia; Gender; Egypt; Saudi Arabia; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Islam, Egypt
  • Understanding the relationship between Christian orthodoxy and environmentalism. The mediating role of perceived environmental consequences.
    Truelove, Heather Barnes, and Jeff Joireman (2009)
    Environment and Behavior 41:6: 806-820.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Orthodoxy (doctrinal)
  • Pilgrimage, Religious Institutions, and the Construction of Orthodoxy.
    Loveland, Matthew T. (2008)
    Sociology of Religion 69:3: 317-334.

    Analyzes 2004 survey data from U.S.A. Catholicism; religious experience & plgrimage involvement predict orthodoxy.

    Associated Search Terms: Birth control; Pilgrimage; Celibacy; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Catholic, U.S.A.; Experience
  • Religiosity, Altruism, and Altruistic Hypocrisy: Evidence from Protestant Adolescents.
    Ji, Chang-ho, Lori Pendergraft, and Matthew Perry (2006)
    Review of Religious Research 48:2: 156-178.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 6-12th grade students in Evangelical church -affiliated schools in the U.S.A.. & Canada; doctrine of loving neighbor ("horizontal faith maturity") but not intrinsic religion or orthodoxy predict altruistic action.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, Canada; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Students, primary; Intrinsic/extrinsic; Altruism; Religious maturity; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Students, secondary
  • The Creation of a Distinct Subcultural Identity and Denominational Growth.
    Evans, John H. (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:3: 467-477.

    Ecological analysis of 1997 survey data from Presbyterians; states where respondents were more orthodox on average & where people identified themselves as liberal held members better.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Liberal/conservative; Membership; Ecology
  • Toward a sociology of heresy, orthodoxy, and doxa.
    Berlinerblau, Jacques (2001)
    History of Religions 40: 327-351.

    Associated Search Terms: Doxa; Heresy; Orthodoxy (doctrinal)
  • Islam, Women's Organizations, and Political Rights for Women.
    Meyer, Katherine, Helen Rizzo, and Yousef Ali (2001)
    In Paula D. Nesbitt (ed.) Religion and Social Policy. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 111-127.

    Analyzes 1996 Kuwaiti survey data & 1998 data on Kuwaiti service organizations & professional societies; Islamic orthodoxy was inversely, & professional association membership was positively, related to favoring women's political participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Women; Islam, Kuwait; Kuwait; Charities; Shi'ite, Kuwait; Sunni, Kuwait
  • The Political Activities of Reformed Clergy in the United States and Scotland.
    Penning, James M., and Corwin E. Smidt (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:2: 204-219.

    Analyzes 1997 (U.S.A.) & '98 (Scotland) questionnaire data from clergy samples; more orthodox clergy are as politically active as modernists.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of Scotland; Politics, Great Britain; Clergy; Activism; Christian Reformed Church; Politics, U.S.A.; United States; Great Britain, Scotland; Comparative; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Reformed Church in America
  • Their Brothers' Keepers? Orthodox Religionists, Modernists, and Economic Justice in Europe.
    Davis, Nancy J., and Robert V. Robinson (1999)
    American Journal of Sociology 104:6: 1631-1665.

    Surveys of European nations & Israel show that modernists tend to be politically to the right of the religiously orthodox. Presents data nation by nation.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Israel; Modernity; Politics; Orthodoxy (doctrinal)
  • Individualisierung und religiöser Wandel in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.
    Pollack, Detlef, and Gert Pickel (1999)
    Zeitschrift für Soziologie 28;6: 465-483.

    Individualism is distinct from secularization, though correlating inversely with orthodox belief & conformity to religions' rules.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany; Individualism; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Secularization; Change
  • National Context, Parental Socialization, and Religious Belief: Results from 15 Nations.
    Kelley, Jonathan, and Nan Dirk DeGraf (1997)
    American Sociological Review 62: 639-659.

    Analyzes 1991 International Social Survey Programme data; believers in more religious nations are more orthodox. Family is more important in secular nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Comparative; Belief; Orthodoxy (doctrinal)
  • Sexual Orientation and the Willingness of Catholic Seminary Students to Conform to Church Teachings.
    Hayduk, Leslie A., Rainer F. Stratkotter, and Martin W. Rovers (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:3: 455-467.

    Analyzes 1994 questionnaire data from Canadian Catholic seminarians; homosexual identity had no effect on willingness to obey church teachings.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Homosexuality; Catholic, Canada; Seminarians; Obedience
  • The Soul of Development: Biblical Christianity and Economic Transformation in Guatemala.
    Sherman, Amy L. (1997)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on survey & interview data in Guatemala; orthodoxy, not denomination, correlates with modernizing attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Development; Syncretism; Protestant, Guatemala; Catholic, Guatemala; Fatalism; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Guatemala; Economic
  • The Sociology of Religious Movements.
    Bainbridge, William Sims (1997)
    New York: Routledge.

    General treatise written as a text, centered in the "compensator" theory framework & using U.S.A. illustrations.

    Associated Search Terms: Holiness religion; Dimensions of religiosity; Shaker; Conversion; Seventh-day Adventist; Commune; Sect; Schism; Relative deprivation; New age; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Deprivation; Functionalism; Compensators; Jehovah´s Witness; Oneida; Stratification
  • Orthodox Religious Beliefs and Anti-semitism: A Replication of Glock and Stark in the Netherlands.
    Eisinga, Rob, Ruben Konig, and Peer Scheepers (1995)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34:2: 214-223.

    Analyzes 1990-91 Dutch survey data; shows a contribution of Christian orthodox belief to anti-semitism.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands; Prejudice, anti-Semitism; Orthodoxy (doctrinal)
  • Effects of Religious Individualism on Values of Life and Death in Scandinavia.
    Straarup, Jørgen (1994)
    In Thorleif Pettersson and Ole Riis (eds.) Scandinavian Values. Religion and Morality in the Nordic Countries. Uppsala, Sweden: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Psychologia et Sociologia Religionum 10, pp. 167-178.

    Analyzes 1981 & '90 European Values Survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Euthanasia; Atheist; Abortion; Scandinavia; Norway; Denmark; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Belief; Suicide; Sweden
  • Scandinavian Values: How Special are They?
    Halman, Loek (1994)
    In Thorleif Pettersson and Ole Riis (eds.), Scandinavian Values. Religion and Morality in the Nordic Countries. Uppsala: Acta Uuniversitatis Upsalliensis. Psychologia et Sociologia Religionum 10, pp. 59-84.

    Analyzes 1990 European Values Survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Deviance/social control; Tolerance; Membership; Practice; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Comparative; Scandinavia
  • The Angel and the Beehive: The Mormon Struggle with Assimilation.
    Mauss, Armand L. (1994)
    Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

    Traces a trend away from assimilation over the previous 40 years of Mormon history.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Utah, Salt Lake City; Social participation; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Sect; Assimilation; Mormon; Orthodoxy (doctrinal)
  • Patterns of Secularization in Scandinavia.
    Riis, Ole (1994)
    In Thorleif Pettersson and Ole Riis (eds.) Scandinavian Values. Religion and Morality in the Nordic Countries. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Psychologia et Sociologia Religionum 10, pp. 99-128.

    Analyzes 1990 European Values Survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Age; Stratification; Reincarnation; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Atheist; Sweden; Norway; Denmark; Membership; Politics, Norway; Politics, Denmark; Politics, Scandinavia; Sex; Scandinavia; Secularization; Politics, Sweden; Science
  • Fundamentalism, Christian Orthodoxy, and Intrinsic Religious Orientation as Predictors of Discriminatory Attitudes.
    Kirkpatrick, Lee A. (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:3: 256-268.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from American & Canadian university students; shows an empirical distinction between fundamentalism, which correlates with prejudice, & orthodoxy, which does not.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Prejudice; Fundamentalist
  • Religious Involvement in a Secularized Society: An Empirical Confirmation of Martin's General Theory of Secularization.
    Giorgi, Liana (1992)
    British Journal of Sociology 43:4: 639-656.

    Analyzes 1981 European Values Survey data; supports David Martin's A General Theory of Secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Devotionalism; Europe; Practice; Religiosity
  • Religious Orthodoxy in Northern Ireland: The Validation of Identities.
    Benson, Dennis E., and Paul Sites (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:2: 219-228.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from a sample from the 1987 Northern Ireland Electoral Register, to explore relations between orthodoxy & group identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Protestant, Great Britain
  • Citizens of Two Worlds: Religion and Politics among Seventh-Day Adventists.
    Dudley, Roger L., and Edwin I. Hernandez (1992)
    Berrien Springs, Michigan: Andrews University Press.

    Analyzes survey data from American Seventh-day Adventists.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Religion and Feminist Attitudes among African-American Women: A View from the Nation's Capitol.
    Wilcox, Clyde, and Sue Thomas (1992)
    Women & Politics 12:2: 19-40.

    Analyzes 1988 telephone interview data from African Americans in Washington, D.C.; religious involvement & orthodoxy predict opposition to abortion, but not to gender equality.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Women; African Americans; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Abortion
  • Prayer, Religiosity, and Healing in the Heartland, USA: A Research Note.
    Trier, Kathy K., and Anson D. Shupe, Jr. (1991)
    Review of Religious Research 32:4: 351-358.

    Analyzes 1988 telephone survey data from a Midwest U.S. city.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Prayer; Medical
  • Religious Dogmatism among White Christians: Causes and Effects.
    Jelen, Ted G., and Clyde Wilcox (1991)
    Review of Religious Research 33:1: 32-46.

    Data from the 1988 General Social Survey (U.S.A..); doctrinal orthodoxy public worship & membership in Evangelical churches account for dogmatism.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Dogmatism; United States; Practice
  • A Short Version of the Christian Orthodoxy Scale.
    Hunsberger, Bruce E. (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:3: 360-365.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodoxy scale; Orthodoxy (doctrinal)
  • The Determinants of Religious Behavior: A Theoretical Model and Empirical Test.
    Cornwall, Marie (1989)
    Social Forces 68:2: 572-592.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from American Mormons; shows group involvement, orthodoxy, religious commitment, religious socialization, & social demographics affect religious behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Mormon, U.S.A.; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Sex; Socialization
  • Religious Activities and Attitudes of Elder Adults in a Geriatric Assessment Clinic.
    Koenig, Harold G. (1988)
    Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 36:4: 362-374.

    Analyzes 1985-86 questionnaire data from elderly outpatients; finds high rates of orthodoxy, religious participation, devotionalism, & intrinsic religion integral to mental & physical health.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Gerontology; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Intrinsic/extrinsic; Devotionalism; Medical
  • Orthodoxy, Religious Discordance and Alienation.
    Petersen, Larry R. (1988)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 27:3: 362-377.

    "Discordance"--belief that cultural change is undermining religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Sect; Alienation; United States, Tennessee, Memphis
  • Soldiers of Orthodoxy: Revivalist Catholicism in North America.
    Cuneo, Michael W. (1988)
    Studies in Religion/Sciences religieuses 17:3: 347-363.

    Assesses the vocabulary of dissent associated with a revitalization movement within contemporary North American Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Catholic, U.S.A.; Catholic, Canada; Revitalization movement
  • Localism, religiosity, orthodoxy, and liberalism: The case of Jews in the United States.
    Lazerwitz, Bernard, J. Alan Winter, and Arnold Dashefsky (1988)
    Social Forces 67: 229-242.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative/liberal; Jewish, U.S.A.; Localism; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Religiosity
  • The Politics of Heresy: The Modernist Crisis in Roman Catholicism.
    Kurtz, Lester R. (1986)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Documentary study that examines the role of heresy in the formation of orthodoxy in 19th-20th century Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Heresy; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Catholic, Modernist crisis
  • Measuring Christian Orthodoxy: Reassessing the Issue of Unidimensionality.
    Lindsey, Donald B., Barbara W. Sirotnik, and John Heeran (1986)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 25:3: 328-338.

    Factor analysis of questionnaire data from students at California State University, San Bernardino, & comparison with Canadian & Australian data; shows traditional & rational forms of Christian orthodoxy.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Comparative; Factor analysis
  • Premarital Sexual Behavior and Religious Adolescents.
    Woodroof, J. Timothy (1985)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 24:4: 343-366.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 1st year students at 8 Churches of Christ colleges in the U.S. Religious practice & orthodoxy correlated inversely with premarital sexual activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Sexual activity; Students, undergraduate; Churches of Christ
  • Personal Communities: The Social and Normative Bases of Religion.
    Cornwall, Marie (1985)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Minnesota. [DA 46:7 A, p. 2078]

    Analyzes questionnaire data from American Mormons; shows effects of socialization, networks, social demographics, & belief on behavioral religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Socialization; Network; Mormon, U.S.A.; Religiosity; Communality
  • Prayer in Public Schools: When Church and State Collide.
    Elifson, Kirk W., and C. Kirk Hadaway (1985)
    Public Opinion Quarterly 49:3: 317-329.

    Analyzes 1974 & '82 General Social Survey (U.S.A..) & '80 American National Election Study data; advocates of public school prayer were older, less educated, conservative in social, political, & religious views, orthodox & found religion salient.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Education; United States; Prayer in public schools; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Salience
  • Rationality and Social Control in Orthodox Systems.
    Deconchy, Jean-Pierre (1984)
    In Henri Tajfel (ed.), The Social Dimension. European Developments in Social Psychology, Vol. 2. Cambridge: Cambridge Univesity Press; paris: Editions de la Maison des Ciences de l'Homme, pp. 425-445.

    Systems concept of orthodox bodies facing information about alternatives & about subjective factors; reports results of small group experiments.

    Associated Search Terms: Social control; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Experiment; Rationality; Systems theory
  • Maintaining the Faith During College: A Study of Campus Religious Group Participation.
    Madsen, Gary E., and Glenn M. Vernon (1983)
    Review of Religious Research 25:2: 127-141.

    Analyzes 1975 & '79 questionnaire data from '75 high school graduates who attended college, largely at the University of Utah; participation in student religious organizations accentuated orthodoxy & other aspects of religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Orthodoxy (doctrinal)
  • The Politics of Heresy.
    Kurtz, Lester R. (1983)
    Ameican Journal of Sociology 88:6: 1085-1115.

    Argues that heresy & orthodoxy re complementary aspects of a social process in which belief systems are articulated. Outlines attributes of heresy, & Examines the case in Catholicism in the Modernist crisis.

    Associated Search Terms: Heresy; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Catholic, Modernist crisis
  • A Unidimensional Measure of Christian Orthodoxy.
    Fullerton, J. Timothy, and Bruce Hunsberger (1982)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 21:4: 317-326.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Methodology
  • An Interpersonal Influence Model of Traditional Religious Commitment.
    Welch, Kevin W. (1981)
    Sociological Quarterly 22:1: 81-92.

    Analyzes 1963 questionnaire data from Protestants in the San Francisco Bay area; shows denomination, attendance, & intra-congregation friendships better predicted orthodoxy, experience, & social participation than did deprivation variables.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Socialization; Parish; Social participation; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Experience; Deprivation
  • Orthodoxie Religieuse et Sciences Humaines.
    Dechonchy, Jean-Pierre (1980)
    The Hague: Mouton.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Science
  • Sex Role Attitudes and the Employment of Married Women: The Direction of Causality.
    Molm, Linda D. (1978)
    Sociological Quarterly 19:4: 522-533.

    Analyzes 1970 survey data from married American women about 30 years of age; shows doctrinal orthodoxy inversely related to stratification measures & positively to favoring restricted women's roles.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Sex role; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Women
  • Religious Orthodoxy and Emotionality.
    Balswick, Jack O., and James W. Balkwell (1978)
    Review of Religious Research 19:3: 308-319.

    Analyses questionnaire data from north Georgia, U.S.A., high school students, showing a correlation of orthodoxy with happiness & feelings of love.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); United States, Georgia; Emotion
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