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  • The influence of religion on interstate armed conflict: Governmen religious preference and firs use of force, 1946-2002.
    Brown, Davis (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 800-820.

    National governments that favored Christianity were less likely to have pro-war policies, & those favoring Islam had more.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian; Islam; Peace/war
  • Reconciliation and Religio-Political Non-Conformism in Zimbabwe.
    Tarusarira, Joram (2016)
    Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace; Deviance/social control; Zimbabwe
  • God versus party: Competing effects on attitudes concerning criminal punishment, national security, and military service.
    Thomson, Robert A., Jr., and Paul Froese (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 839-858.

    Analyzes 2007 Baylor Religion Survey data (U.S.A.). Image of God as judgmental predicts stands on capital punishment & issues of war & peace, causing effects of political party preference to wash out.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; United States; God, image of; Capital punishment; Peace/war
  • Factors of Religious Violence and a Path to Peace: A Study of the 16th Century Anabaptists.
    McLaughlin, John M., III (2015)
    Unpublished M.S. Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California.

    Associated Search Terms: Isolation; Peace; Violence; Anabaptist; Charisma; Network; Historical
  • Reconciliation and reconstruction among churches and faith-based organisations in Zimbabwe.
    Ganiel, Gladys, and Joram Tarusarira (2014)
    In Martin Leiner and Susan Flamig (eds.) Sub-Saharan Africa Between Conflict and Reconciliation. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, pp. 55-78.

    Associated Search Terms: Zimbabwe; Conflict; Peace
  • Can churches contribute to post-violence reconciliation and reconstruction? Insights and applications from Northern Ireland.
    Ganiel, Gladys (2014)
    In John Wolffe (ed.) Irish Religious Conflcit in Comparative Perspective; Catholics, Protestants and Muslims. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 59-75.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Peace; Conflict
  • Religion and Power. No Logos without Mythos.
    Martin, David (2014)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    A collection of essays, having power & religion as a theme. Criticizes the privatization & rationalization versions of the secularization thesis. Focus on differentiation &the relationship of religion to power. Presupposes a functionalist definition of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Ukraine; Violence; Symbol; Spain; Secularization; Secularism; Rationalization; Privatization; Power; Politics; Poland; Definition of religion; Voluntarism; Charisma; Peace/war; Comparative; Differentiation; Great Britain; Great Britain, London; Identity, national; Individualism; Lithuania; Nationalism; Axial age
  • Ex-Combatants, Religion, and Peace in Northern Ireland: The Role of Religion in Transitional Justice.
    Brewer, John D., David Mitchell, and Gerard Leavey (2013)
    New York: Palgrave MacMillan.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace; Justice; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Change
  • The survival of religious peace movements: When mobilization increases as political opportunity decreases.
    Keogh, Stacy (2013)
    Social Compass 60:4: 561-578.

    As a social movement organization, School of the Americas Watch has kept the wider movement, the Central American Solidarity Movement, alive, thereby preventing the latter from conforming to the expected movement life cycle.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace; School of the Americas Watch; Central American Solidarity Movement; Activism; Social movement
  • Religion and Military Policy Attitudes in America.
    Brown, Ronald E., R. Khari Brown, and Aaron W. Blase (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:4: 573-595.

    Analyzes interview data from the 2004 National Politics Study (U.S.A.), white subsample. Evangelicals oppose war less, Mainline Protestants more; lay discussion in worship spaces increases this contrast.

    Associated Search Terms: European Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Congregation; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Parish; Peace/war; United States
  • The two swords: Religion-state connections and interstate disputes.
    Henne, Peter S. (2012)
    Journal of Peace Research 49;6: 753-768.

    Associated Search Terms: State; War; Peace/war
  • Ending Holy Wars: Religion and Conflict Resolution in Civil Wars.
    Svensson, Isak (2012)
    Brisbane: Univrsity of Queensland Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Conflict; War
  • Religion, secular democracy and conflcit resolution in Zimbabwe.
    Tarusarira, Joram, and Gladys Ganiel (2012)
    In Lee Marsden (ed.) Ashgate Companion on Religion and Conflict Resolution. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 99-117

    Associated Search Terms: Peace; Democracy; Zimbabwe
  • How holy wars end: Exploring the termination patterns of conflicts with religious dimensions in Asia.
    Svensson, Isak, and Emily Harding (2011)
    Terrorisma nd Political Violence 23:2: 133-149.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; War; Conflict
  • Religion, Civil Society, and Peace in Northern Ireland.
    Brewer, John D., Gareth I. Higgins, and Francis Teeney (2011)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace; Great Britain, Northern Ireland
  • Toward a theory of cultural appropriation: Buddhism, the Vietnam War, and the field of U.S. poetry.
    Büyükokutan, Baris (2011)
    American Sociological Review 76:4: 620-639.

    Associated Search Terms: Poetry; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Peace; Appropriator
  • La communauté de Sant'Egidio. Sociologie d'un "nouveau joueur" dans l'espace politique et religieux international: enjeux et choix méthodologiques.
    Balas, Marie (2011)
    In Virginie Alnet et al., La dimensione religiosa: problemi di metodo. Quaderno 56. Trento: Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, pp. 25-35.

    The Sant'Egidio movement uses intimacy & privacy to achieve its ends, but these qualities make it difficult to study.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Peace; Catholic; Participant observation; San Egidio; Methodology
  • Religion and Peacemaking: A Conceptualization.
    Brewer, John D., Gareth I. Higgins, and Francis Teeney (2010)
    Sociology 44:6: 1019-1037.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Peace/war
  • Displacing Religion, Disarming Law: Situating Quaker Spirituality in the "Trident Three" Case.
    Smith, Lisa Ann, and Lori G. Beaman (2010)
    Social Compass 57:4: 503-520.

    Based on a Scottish court case concerned with civil disobedience.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland; Peace/war; Discourse; Activism
  • America's Four Gods. What We Say about God & What That Says about Us.
    Froese, Paul, and Christopher D. Bader (2010)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on Baylor Religion Survey data, the authors explore the sources & consequences of 4 images of God.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; United States; Abortion; Belief; God, image of; Moral; Peace/war; Politics, U.S.A.; Science; Evolution
  • A U.S. holy war? The effects of religion on Iraq war policy attitudes.
    Froese, Paul, and F. Carson Mencken (2009)
    Social Science Quarerly 90:1: 103-116.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war
  • Serving God and Country? Religious Involvement and Military Service among Young Adult Men.
    Burdette, Amy M., Victor Wang, Glen H. Elder, Terrence D. Hill, and Janel Benson (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:4: 794-804.

    Analyzes 1990s survey data for U.S.A. adoelscents (Add Health). Higher religious Evangelical adolescents were more likely to enter the military than the non-religious & the highly religious non-evangelical.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Panel study; Military; Adolescents
  • Der eigene Gott: Von der Friedensfähigkeit und dem Gewaltpotential der Religionen./A God of One's Own: Religion's Capacity for Peace and Potential for Violence.
    Beck, Ulrich (2008)
    Frankfurt am Main: Verlag der Weltreligionen./Cambridge, U.K.: Polity Press, 2010.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Globalization; Ecumenism
  • From war to reconciliation: Guatemalan Evangelicals and the transition to Democracy, 1982-2001.
    Samson, C. Mathews (2008)
    In Paul Freston (ed.) Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Latin America. New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Guatemala; Evangelical, Guatemala; Peace/war
  • Religion in Northern Ireland: Rethinking fundamentalism and the possibilities for conflict transformation.
    Ganiel, Gladysm, and Paul Dixon (2008)
    Journal of Peace Research 45:3: 421-438.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Fundamentalism; Peace; Great Britain, Northern Ireland
  • Religion and War Resistance in the Plowshares Movement.
    Nepstad, Sharon Erickson (2008)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Plowshares Movement; Catholic, U.S.A.; Peace; Social movement; Activists
  • A Whisper toward Peace: A Theoretical Analysis of the Council for a Parliament of the World Religions.
    Bloch, Jon P. (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:4: 612-627.

    Examines statements from the Council for a Parliament of the World Religions (founded 1993); finds a limited view of globalization in them.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace; Globalization; Ecumenism; Council for a Parliament of the World Religions
  • Fighting with faith: Religion and conflict resolution in civil wars.
    Svensson, Isak (2007)
    Journal of Conflict Resolution 51:6: 930-949.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; War; Peace/war
  • Religious dissent and reconciliation in Northern Ireland.
    Ganiel, Gladys (2007)
    In John O'Grady and Peter Scherle (eds.): Ecumenics from the Rim: Explorations in Honour of John D'Arcy May. Berlin: LIT Verlag, pp. 379-386.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Peace; Dissent; Great Britain, Northern Ireland
  • Christian Conservatism and Militarism among Teacher Education Students.
    Williams, Robert L., Stacy L. Bliss, and R. Steve McCallum (2006)
    Review of Religious Research 48:1: 17-32.

    A Christian conservative political stance more than conservative theology predicts militarist attitudes among teacher education students.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Students, undergraduate; Peace/war; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Religion and American Attitudes toward Islam and an Invasion of Iraq.
    Smidt, Corwin E. (2005)
    Sociology of Religion 66:3: 243-261.

    Analyzes U.S. poll data jut prior to the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; United States
  • Identität als Netzwerk. Ein Theorienentwurf am Beispiel religiöser Bewegungen im Bürgerkrieg Guatemalas.
    Schäfer, Heinrich (2005)
    Berliner Journal für Soziologie 12:2: 259-282.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Network; Peace/war; Guatemala
  • Faith and Foreign Policy: A View from the Pews.
    Guth, James L., John C. Green, Lyman A. Kellstedt, and Corwin E. Smidt (2005)
    Review of Faith & International Affairs 3:2: 3-10.

    Analyzes 2004 U.S. survey data; shows attitudes toward the George W. Bush foreign policy doctrine (including pre-emptive war and unilateralism) varies greatly with religious denomination & theological stance.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; United States; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Convictions of the Soul: Religion, Culture, and Agency in the Central America Solidarity Movement.
    Nepstad, Sharon Erickson (2004)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on interviews with 1980s American activists opposing U.S. governmental interventions in Central America.

    Associated Search Terms: Central America; Politics, U.S.A.; Activism; Social movement; Activists; Peace/war
  • Why Muslims Rebel: Repression and Resistance in the Islamic World.
    Hafez, Mohammed M. (2003)
    Denver, Colorado: Lynne Rienne

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Islam; Revolution
  • De la violence ŕ la religion: aller-retour.
    Mayer, Jean-François (2002)
    Social Compass 49:2: 203-212.

    Argues that identity processes, not religion per se, are responsible for violence after the collapse of the Soviet Union--e.g., in the Balkans.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Peace/war
  • Manfiest Destiny Adapted for 1990s War Discourse: Mission and Destiny Intertwined.
    Coles, Roberta L. (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:4: 403-426.

    Analyzes discourses of U.S. Presidents George Bush & Bill Clinton.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Peace/war
  • Rôles, attentes et conflits: la religione et les Eglises dans les sociétés en transition.
    Zrinš?ak, Siniša (2002)
    Social Compass 49:4: 509-521.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Croatia; Change; Conflict
  • Política y religión en el mundo moderno. El retorno de las guerras de religión.
    Pace, Enzo (2001)
    Ciencias sociales y religión/Cięncias sociais e religiŕo 2001:3: 9-25.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Politics; Peace/war
  • De la Guerre Sainte (Jihad) au Prosélytisme (da'wa)? Les Organisations Musulmanes Transnationales d'Origin Indienne.
    Gaborieau, Marc (2001)
    In J.-P. Bastian, F. Champion, and K. Rousselet (eds.) La Globalisation du religieux. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 35-48.

    Associated Search Terms: Proselytizing; Peace/war; Islam
  • Shaping Pacifism: The Role of the Local Anabaptist Pastor.
    Fetzer, Joel S. (2001)
    In Sue E.S. Crawford and Laura R. Olson (eds.) Christian Clergy in American Politics. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 177-187.

    Associated Search Terms: Anabaptist; Clergy role; Peace/war
  • Terror in the Mind of God.
    Juergensmeyer, Mark (2000)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Based on interviews with high profile perpetrators of religiously-based violence.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Violence
  • Reconciling Belfast: The Politics of Faith and Peace in Northern Ireland.
    Murphy, Liam D. (2000)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation (anthropology): Yale University.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Peace
  • Transition, War and Religion.
    Vrcan, Srdjan (1998)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 10:3: 152-172.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Peace/war; Europe, eastern
  • The Mobilization of Prophecy: A Challenge to the Churches of Northern Ireland.
    McAllister, Ronald J. (1998)
    In Anson Shupe and Bronislaw Misztal (eds.) Religion, Mobilization, and Social Action. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, pp. 160-173.

    Based on homilies heard in Northern Ireland; Protestants & Catholics there have different values, even as the churches attempt to promote peace.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Preaching; Social control; Conflict; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Values
  • Does Christianity Cause War?
    Martin, David (1997)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Uses case studies from Britain, Latin America, Romania, & the U.S.A. to challenge the notion that Christianity is an instigator of war or of peace.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Romania; United States; Latin America; Peace/war; Christian
  • Martyrdom and the Politics of Religion: Progressive Catholicism in El Salvador's Civil War.
    Peterson, Anna Lisa (1997)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Ethnographic study of Catholicism as a vehicle for political resistance.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, El Salvador; El Salvador; Participant observation; Peace/war; Politics, El Salvador
  • Onward Christian Soldiers? Seventh-Day Adventists and the Issue of Military Service.
    Lawson, Ronald (1996)
    Review of Religious Research 37:3: 193-218.

    Based on interviews with Seventh-day Adventists in 54 nations; sees a trend toward a less sect-like position on the issue of military service.

    Associated Search Terms: Typology; Peace/war; Accommodation; Seventh-day Adventist
  • Conscience and the Establishment Clause: The Courts Remake the Sacred.
    Hammond, Phillip E. (1996)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 35:4: 356-367.

    Examines the redefinition of the sacred in U.S. Supreme Court cases.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; State; Law; Peace/war; Abortion; Euthanasia; Sacred
  • A Comparison of the Political Behavior of Faith-based and Secular Peace Groups.
    Pagnucco, Ronald (1996)
    In Christian Smith (ed.) Disruptive Religion. The Force of faith in Social Movement Activism. New York: Routledge, pp. 205-222.

    1988 survey data from 483 peace movement organizations in the U.S.A. show religious ones more likely to use unconventional tactics. Case study of Pax Christi USA.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Social movement; Factor analysis; Pax Christi USA
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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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