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  • Faithful to Secularism. the Religious Politics of Democracy in Ireland, Senegal, and the Philippines.
    Buckley, David T. (2017)
    New York: Columbia University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Ireland; State; Politics, Philippines; Politics, Senegal
  • Le Lions clubs au Bénin: un club caritatif qui pratique une liturgie à dessein politique.
    de Hasque, Jean-Frédéric (2017)
    Social Compass 64:2: 206-219.

    Based on 2011-15 observation in Lions Club meetings, which take on the appearance of political liturgies of an elite pan-Africanism seeking independence from North American Lions Clubs.

    Associated Search Terms: Benin; Political religion; Participant observation
  • Religious belief in Christian higher education: Is religious and political diversity relativizing?
    Thomson, Robert A., and Phil Davignon (2017)
    Social Compass 64:3: 404-423.

    Based on 2012 online survey data from students at conservative Christian colleges & universities in the U.S.A. Absolutism & literalism declined over the course of college education. Political diversity markedly contributed to the declines as well.

    Associated Search Terms: Exclusivism; Literalism; Pluralism; Politics; Students, undergraduate; Education
  • Prophets and Patriots: Faith in Democracy Across the Political Divide.
    Braunstein, Ruth (2017)
    Berkeley: University of California Press

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Liberal/conservative
  • A Matter of Discretion. The Politics of Catholic Priest in the United States and Ireland
    Calfano, Brian Robert, Melissa R. Michelson, and Elizabeth A. Oldmixon (2017)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Clergy; Ireland; Politics, Ireland; Politics, U.S.A.; United States; Catholic, Ireland
  • Face à l’affaissement du scenario politique: Parcours de redéfinition du catholicisme en Italie.
    Abbruzzese, Salvatore (2017)
    Social Compass 64:2: 151-166.

    Traces the changes in Italian secularization--from religion vs. modernity, to compromise, to religion in modernity.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Change; Italy; Moral; Politics, Italy; Secularization
  • Is the Tea Party a "religious" movement? Religiosity in the Tea Party versus the religious right.
    Braunstein, Ruth, and Malaena Taylor (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:1: 33-59.

    Analyzes 2010 U.S.A. telephone survey data. Unlike the religious right, the Tea Party movement mobilized a more religiously heterogeneous set of people.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Achieving and leveraging diversity through faith-based organizing.
    Fulton, Brad R., and Richard L. Wood (2017)
    In Ruth Braunstein, Todd Nicholas Fuist, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.) Religion and Progressive Activism. New Stories about Faith and Politics. New York: New York University Press, pp. 29-55.

    Uses 2011 descriptive data on faith-based community organizations & their member organizations.

    Associated Search Terms: Diversity; Politics, U.S.A.; Community organization; Class
  • Political tolerance and religion: An age-period-cohort analysis, 1984-2014.
    Eisenstein, Marie A., April K. Clark, and Ted G. Jelen (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:3: 395-418.

    Analyzes 1984-2014 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data. Changes in political tolerance among various religious categories are mostly explained by period effects, not cohort replacement. Tolerance items refer to Communists, anti-religionists, homosexuals, racists, & militarists.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Generations; Politics, U.S.A.; Tolerance; United States
  • Aversion to and understanding of God talk in the public sphere: A survey experiment.
    Evans, John H. (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:3: 459-480.

    Analyzes 2013-14 USA panel survey data organized in an experimental design. There is some but relatively low aversion to God-talk in the American public.

    Associated Search Terms: Experiment; Panel study; Politics, U.S.A.; Discourse
  • Progressive religious activists and Democratic Party politics.
    Sager, Rebecca (2017)
    In Ruth Braunstein, Todd Nicholas Fuist, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.) Religion and Progressive Activism. New Stories about Faith and Politics. New York: New York University Press, pp. 56-75.

    Based on participant observation & interviews in the 2008 & '10 congressional campaigns in Virginia of Tom Perriello, who ran as a religious/left Democrat.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Virginia; Participant observation
  • Religion et politique, un aller-retour entre appartenance et croyance. Gauche radicale et un groupe de "femmes monastiques" en Italie.
    Giorda, Maria Chiara (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 546-562.

    Studies a group of Women in Turin from middle class Catholic families who became extreme-left activists in the 1960s & '70s, but are now residents carrying out services for a male Catholic monastery.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, Turin; Women; Politics, Italy; Catholic, Italy; Activists
  • Politicizing Islam. The Islamic Revival in France and India.
    Parvez, Z. Fareen (2017)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Privatization; Stratification; Politics, India; Minority; Laïcité; India, Hyderabad; Islam, France; France, Lyons; Islam, India
  • An agenda for research on American religion in light of the 2016 election.
    Edgell, Penny (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 8:1: 1-8.

    Consideration of the 2016 U.S. presidential election; sees the importance of the intersections of religion, race, gender, sexuality & class in American society.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexuality; Class; Race; Stratification; United States; Gender; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The religious and political origins of Evangelical Protestants' opposition to environmental spending.
    Schwadel, Philip, and Erik Johnson (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 179-198.

    Analyzes 1984-2012 General Social Survey (USA) data; biblical literalism explains much of the lack of support for government expenditures on environmental problems, with political partisanship playing an increasing role over time.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Literalism; Politics, U.S.A.; United States
  • Why congregations mobilize for progressive causes.
    Beyerlein, Kraig, and A. Joseph West (2017)
    In Ruth Braunstein, Todd Nicholas Fuist, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.) Religion and Progressive Activism. New Stories about Faith and Politics. New York: New York University Press, pp. 76-96.

    Uses 2009 Southern Arizona Congregations Study data. Identifies clusters of predisposing factors that predict congregational activism for justice issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Clergy; Congregation; Education; Justice; Liberal, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Arizona
  • Collective identity and movement solidarity among religious left activists in the U.S.
    Olson, Laura R. (2017)
    In Ruth Braunstein, Todd Nicholas Fuist, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.) Religion and Progressive Activism. New Stories about Faith and Politics. New York: New York University Press, pp. 97-114.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from conservative & progressive religio-political activists. Progressives identified less with progressive movements per se.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberal/conservative; Politics, U.S.A.; Comparative; Activists; Identity; Social movement
  • Cultural challenges for mainline Protestant political progressives.
    Lichterman, Paul, and Rhys H. Williams (2017)
    In Ruth Braunstein, Todd Nicholas Fuist, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.) Religion and Progressive Activism. New Stories about Faith and Politics. New York: New York University Press, pp. 117-137.

    Mainline Protestants have multiple identities; religion, rather than citizen, is often not salient to economic or social issues. They are less likely to put their faith forward. Rhetoric predisposes non-conservatives to dismiss religious moral appeals, even if from progressives.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Culture; Identity; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Gare à l’écart! De l’importance du genre dans la religion, la spiritualité et la laïcité en Italie.
    Palmisano, Stefania, and Simone Martino (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 563-681.

    Examines Italian women's participation in the decline of religion in Italy, with their rejection of the Catholic Church's political stands on moral issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Italy; Secularization; Abortion; Divorce; Gender; Women; Politics, Italy; Catholic, Italy
  • The political incorporation of anti-system religious parties: The case of Turkish political Islam (1994-2011).
    Altinordu, Ate? (2016)
    Qualitative Sociology 39:2: 147-171.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkey; Politics, Turkey; Islam, Turkey; Political Islam
  • Gender, Religion, and Political Agency: Mapping the Field.
    Giorgi, Alberta (2016)
    Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais 110: 51-72.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Gender; Agency
  • Political conservatism, religion and environmental consumption in the United States.
    Peifer, Jared, Simranji Khalsa, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2016)
    Environmental Politics 25:4: 661-689.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The Muslim Question in Europe. Political Controversies and Public Philosophy.
    O'Brien, Peter (2016)
    Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Europe; Europe; Minority; Politics, Europe
  • The political attitudes and activities of Missouri Snod Lutheran (LCMS) clergy in 2001 and 2009: A research note.
    Walz, Jeff, and Steve Montreal (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:1: 149-163.

    Analyzes 2001 & '09 Cooperative Clergy Survey data; Missouri Synod clergy became increasingly politically conservative & active.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Lutheran, Missouri Synod
  • Race, religion, and the political incorporation of Indian Americans.
    Kurien, Prema A. (2016)
    Journal of Religious and Political Practice 2:3: 273-295.

    Associated Search Terms: Indian Americans; Politics, U.S.A.; Assimilation
  • Movement commitment among progressive and conservative religio-political activists in the United States.
    Olson, Laura R. (2016)
    Politics and Religion 9:2: 296-308.

    Associated Search Terms: Activists; Conservative/liberal; Politics, U.S.A.
  • How complex religion can improve our understanding of American politics.
    Wilde, Melissa J., and Lindsay Glassman (2016)
    Annual Review of Sociology 42:1: 407-425.

    Political sociology & the sociology of religion have neglected the relevance of race, class, & gender for religious membership, thereby having a problem understanding therelevance of religion to American politics.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Stratification; Politics, U.S.A.; Class; Race
  • Beheading the Saint: Nationalism, Religion and Secularism in Quebec.
    Zubrzycki, Geneviève (2016)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Canada, Quebec; Feast; Identity, national; Migration; Politics, Canada; Prejudice, anti-religious
  • Trends in addressing social needs: A longitudinal study of congregation-based service provision and political participation.
    Fulton, Brad R. (2016)
    Religions 7:5: 51-67.

    Social services have risen, political engagement lessened, but both have risen in Catholic Latino congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Latino Americans; Activism; Longitudinal; Social services; Catholic, U.S.A.; Congregation
  • The space between: Exploring how religious leaders reconcile religion and politics.
    Edwards, Korie L. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 271-187.

    Based on interviews with African American religious leaders, mostly clergy, in Ohio. They reconciled their support for president Obama & opposition to his acceptance of same-sex marriage through compartmentalization ("sequestration"), issue minimization, & selective denial.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; United States, Ohio; Politics, U.S.A.; Homosexuality; Clergy; Cognitive dissonance
  • Race, religion, and anti-poverty policy attitudes.
    Brown, Ronald E.; R. Khari Brown; Davin Phoenix; and James S. Jackson (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 308-323.

    Analyzes the non-Latino white, Latino, & African American subsamples of 2008 National (U.S.A.) Politics Study data. Because the non-Latino white subsample had greater variance in support for aid to the poor, homilies on the subject had greater effect on them than on others.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Minority; Latino Americans; African Americans; Homily; Ethnic; Poverty; Stratification; Race
  • Far-Right Fantasy. A Sociology of American Religion and Politics.
    Aho, James A. (2016)
    New York: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Extremism
  • 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: Peace/war; Politics, U.S.A.; Capital punishment; God, image of; United States
  • What kind of Christian are you? Religious ideologies and poltiical attitudes.
    McDaniel, Eric L. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 288-307.

    Analyzes 2012 online survey data from adult American Christians. Focuses on correlates of support for 2 religious belief systems--social gospel & prosperity gospel--& political correlates of the 2 systems.

    Associated Search Terms: Age; Social Gospel movement, U.S.A.; Race; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Literalism; Generations; Belief
  • Israel's Religiously Divided Society.
    Pew Research Center (2016)
    Washington: Pew Research Center

    Associated Search Terms: Zionism; Statistics; Islam, Israel; Jewish, Haredi; Jewish, Israel; Marriage; Palestinian Israelis; Politics, Israel; Israel; Practice; Druze; Christian, Israel
  • Political engagement meets the Prosperity Gospel: African American Christian Zionism and Black church politics.
    Baumann, Roger (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:4: 359-385.

    Based on fieldwork in a conservative Zionist Black church in the northeast U.S.A. & events staged by Christians United for Israel, & follow-up interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Zionism; African Americans; Conservative, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Politics, U.S.A.; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Prophetic-priestly
  • Pastors and Public Life: The Changing Face of American Protestant Clergy.
    Smidt, Corwin E. (2016)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    1989, 2001, & 2009 data

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Disciples of Christ; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Southern Baptist; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Reformed Church in America; Change; Christian Reformed Church
  • What "cultural religion" says about secularization and national identity: A neglected religio-political configuration.
    Laniel, Jean-François (2016)
    Social Compass 63:3: 372-388.

    Between secularity and religious institutions having authority over society, there is cultural religion, which is prevalent in the West. Focuses on the example of France & other nations.

    Associated Search Terms: LeBras, Gabriel; Boulard, Fernand; Bellah, Robert N.; Demerath, Nicholas Jay III; Turcotte, Paul André; Davie, Grace; Civil religion; Vicarious religion; Catholic, France; France; Political religion; Identity; Cultural religion
  • The Secular State Under Siege: Religion and Politics in Europe and America.
    Joppke, Christian (2015)
    Cambridge, UK: Polity.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Europe; Politics, U.S.A.; State
  • Religion and Politics in the European Union: The Secular Canopy.
    Foret, François (2015)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Focuses on backgrounds of European Union leaders.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Europe; Europe
  • Religion in Nordic Politics as a Means to Societal Cohesion: An Empirical Study on Party Platforms and Parliamentary Debates 1988-2012.
    Lindberg, Jonas (2015)
    Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, Uppsala University.

    Associated Search Terms: Scandinavia; Nationalism; Politics, Scandinavia
  • Godless Democrats and Pious Republicans? Party Activists, Party Capture, and the "God Gap."
    Classen, Ryan L. (2015)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.
  • 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: Atheist; Deviance/social control; Politics; Moral entrepreneur
  • “Bons soufis” et “mauvais islamistes”. La sociologie à l’épreuve de l’idéologie.
    Philippon, Alix (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2:187-198.

    Points to an activist, not disengaged, Sufism in Pakistan.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Pakistan; Islam, Pakistan; Pakistan; Islam, Sufi
  • The prosperous hardliner: Affluence, fundamentalism, and radicalization in Western European Muslim communities.
    Delia Deckard, Natalie, and David Jacobson (2015)
    Social Compass 62:3: 412-433.

    Analyzes interview survey data from France, Germany, Malaysia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, & Great Britain. Net of demographic variables, respondents from more prosperous families were more conservative about gender roles, sought the universal application of Islamic law, and embraced attitudes associated with politicized Islam.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalism; Stratification; Politics; Law; Gender traditionalism; Islam
  • The political tolerance of clergy and its democratic roots.
    Djupe, Paul A., Ryan P. Burge, and Brian R. Calfano (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and Political Tolerance in America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 21-33.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Tolerance; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The golden rule theory: The nature of clergy influence on congregational political tolerance.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Brian R. Calfano (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and Political Tolerance in America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 34-50.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy influence; Tolerance; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Religious worldviews and political tolerance: Communitarianism, inclusiveness, and moral foundations.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Stephen T. Mockabee (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and Political Tolerance in America: Advances in the State of the Art. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp.117-132.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Tolerance; Moral
  • Are all socialists anti-religious? Anti-religiosity and the socialist left in 21 Western Europea countries (1990-2008).
    Ribberink, Egbert, Peter Achterberg, and Dick Houtman (2015)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 30:3: 435-452.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Europe; Socialism; Europe, western; Politics, Europe
  • Religion and the Struggle for European Union: Confessional Culture and the Limits of Integration.
    Nelsen, Brent F., and James L. Guth (2015)
    Washington: Georgetown University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Europe; Catholic, Europe; Europe; Historical; Protestant, Europe
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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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