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  • 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: Ireland; United States; Politics, Ireland; Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.; Catholic, Ireland; Politics, U.S.A.
  • 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.
  • Politicizing Islam. The Islamic Revival in France and India.
    Parvez, Z. Fareen (2017)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Privatization; France, Lyons; India, Hyderabad; Islam, France; Islam, India; Laïcité; Minority; Participant observation; Politics, 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: Race; Sexuality; Class; Gender; Politics, U.S.A.; United States; Stratification
  • 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: Political Islam; Turkey; Politics, Turkey; Islam, Turkey
  • 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; Minority; Politics, Europe; 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: Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Politics, U.S.A.
  • 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: Politics, U.S.A.; Indian Americans; Assimilation
  • Beheading the Saint: Nationalism, Religion and Secularism in Quebec.
    Zubrzycki, Geneviève (2016)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec; Feast; Identity, national; Migration; Politics, Canada; Prejudice, anti-religious; Secularization
  • 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: Activism; Catholic, U.S.A.; Congregation; Latino Americans; Politics, U.S.A.; Social services; Longitudinal
  • 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; Clergy; Cognitive dissonance; Homosexuality; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Ohio
  • 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: Stratification; Race; African Americans; Ethnic; Homily; Latino Americans; Minority; Politics, U.S.A.; Poverty
  • 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
  • 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: Politics, U.S.A.; Social Gospel movement, U.S.A.; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Literalism; Generations; Belief; Age; Race
  • Israel's Religiously Divided Society.
    Pew Research Center (2016)
    Washington: Pew Research Center

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Israel; Christian, Israel; Druze; Islam, Israel; Israel; Jewish, Haredi; Jewish, Israel; Palestinian Israelis; Practice; Statistics; Zionism; Marriage
  • 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: Politics, U.S.A.; Zionism; Prophetic-priestly; Participant observation; Conservative, U.S.A.; African Americans; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.
  • 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: Disciples of Christ; Southern Baptist; Christian Reformed Church; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Reformed Church in America; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Clergy; Change; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.
  • 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: Civil religion; Political religion; Cultural religion; Boulard, Fernand; Catholic, France; LeBras, Gabriel; France; Vicarious religion; Davie, Grace; Turcotte, Paul André; Demerath, Nicholas Jay III; Bellah, Robert N.; Identity
  • 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: Europe; Politics, Europe
  • 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: Politics; Atheist; Deviance/social control; 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: Islam, Sufi; Politics, Pakistan; Islam, Pakistan; Pakistan
  • 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: Stratification; Fundamentalism; Gender traditionalism; Islam; Law; Politics
  • 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; Politics, U.S.A.; Tolerance
  • 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: Politics, U.S.A.; Tolerance; Clergy influence
  • 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: Protestant, Europe; Catholic, Europe; Europe; Politics, Europe; Historical
  • Religious diversity in the neoliberal welfare state: Secularity and the ethos of egalitarianism in Sweden.
    Schenk, Susanne, Marian Burchart, and Monika Wohlrab-Sahr (2015)
    Inernational Sociology 30:1: 3-20.

    In the politics of confessional schools, the discourse of free choice & freedom of religion confront the Swedish tradition of creating equality through a unitary public school system.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; State; Secularism; Politics, Sweden; Equality; Education; Discourse; Diversity
  • The public sociology of religion.
    Markofski, Wes (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:4: 459-475.

    Argues that progressive, as opposed to conservative, Evangelical Christianity in the U.S.A. has been neglected in research. Interviews in several cities reveal Evangelical support for social services, personally relocating residence into low income settings, & supporting egalitarian politics.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Activism
  • The Choosing People: Interpreting the Puzzling Politics of American Jewry.
    Wald, Kenneth D. (2015)
    Politics and Religion 8 (1): 4–35.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Fearful asymmetry: Tolerance of Christian fundamentalists among political elites.
    Wilcox, Clyde, and Christine Kim (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and Political Tolerance in America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 67-80.

    Associated Search Terms: Elite; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Tolerance
  • Going to extremes: Stereotypes, constitutional violations, and supprot for religious elites.
    Calfano, Brian Robert, and Paul A. Djupe (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and Political Tolerance in America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 200-210.

    Associated Search Terms: Stereotype; Extremism; Identity; Politics, U.S.A.; Tolerance
  • When heterodoxy becomes heresy: Using Bourdieu's concept of doxa to describe state-sanctioned exclusion in Pakistan.
    Qadir, Ali (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:2: 155-176.

    Examines declassified transcripts of Pakistani parliamentary discussions of constitutional amendments that made Ahmadiyya heretical & subject to persecution.

    Associated Search Terms: Ahmadiyya; Bourdieu, Pierre; Doxa; Heresy; Islam, Pakistan; Pakistan; Persecution; Politics, Pakistan; Symbolic capital; Discourse
  • Generational conversion? The role of religiosity int he politics of Evangelicals.
    Pelz, Mikael L., and Corwin E. Smidt (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 380-401.

    Analyzes a 2007 & a 2012 U.S.A. survey. Evangelical identity predicts opposition to abortion & favoring the Republican Party in 3 generations, but less so on a variety of other issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Prayer; Abortion; Literalism; Generations; Homosexuality; United States; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Race/ethnicity, religion and partisan leanings.
    Brown, R. Khari, and Ronald E. Brown (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:4: 469-505.

    Analyzes 2004-08 telephone interview data from adult Americans. Associates views of nationalist symbols & militarism with the politicized conservatism of white Evangelicals & associations (both positive & inverse) of attendance & conservatism among different religious & racial/ethnic groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Latino Americans; African Americans; Politics, U.S.A.; Race; United States; Ethnic
  • Gendering (non)religion: Politics, education, and gender gaps in secularity in the Untied States.
    Baker, Joseph O., and Adnrew L. Whitehead (2015)
    Social Forces 94:4: 1623-1645.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Atheist, U.S.A.; Education; Politics, U.S.A.; United States
  • Secular Faith. How Culture has Trumped Religion in American Politics.
    Smith, Mark A. (2015)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Slavery; United States; Homosexuality; Politics, U.S.A.; Feminism; Abortion; Historical
  • Les mesures d’importance de la religion dans les études électorales: une revue de la littérature.
    Teyssier, Ronan, and Pauline Côté (2014)
    Social Compass 61:3: 384-405.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics
  • The political downside of dual identity: Group identifications and religious political mobilization of Muslim minorities.
    Martinovic, Borja, and Maykel Verkuyten (2014)
    British Journal of Social Psychology 53:4: 711-730.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Politics; Islam
  • De los clivajes sociales al voto religioso en Europa.
    Cordero, Guillermo (2014)
    Revista de Estudios Politicos 164: 213-236.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Europe; Europe
  • Political power and church construction in Armenia.
    Antonyan, Yulia (2014)
    In Alexander Agadjanian, Ansgar Jödicke, and Evert van der Zweerde (eds.) Religion, Nation and Democracy in the South Caucasus. New York: Routledge, pp. 81-95.

    Associated Search Terms: Armenia; Politics, Armenia
  • Civil religion and national politics in a neoliberal era.
    Williams, Rhys H., and Todd Nicholas Fuist (2014)
    Sociology Compass 8:7: 929-938.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Civil religion
  • Religión, religiosidad y orientaciones políticas en el Perú.
    Arangon, Jorge. (2014)
    Religioni e società 80: 78-88.

    Associated Search Terms: Peru; Politics, Peru; Religiosity
  • 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
  • God Talk: Experimenting with the Religious Causes of Public Opinion.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Brian R. Calfano (2014)
    Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.
  • A ascensão politica dos Pentecostais no Basil na avaliação de líderes religiosos.
    Machado, Maria das Dores Campos (2014)
    DADOS--Revista de Ciências Sociais 57:3: 601-631.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Brazil; Pentecostal, Brazil; Brazil
  • Evangelicals in democratic Chile: Clash of generations?
    Fediakova, Evguenia (2014)
    Social Compass 61:1: 108-120.

    Survey data show younger Chilean Evangelicals less observant than their elders, more educated, & more interested in politics.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Chile; Education; Evangelical, Chile; Politics, Chile
  • 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
  • L'épiscopat dans l'espace poliique français.
    Portier, Philippe (2014)
    Projet 342: 32-39.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, France; France; Catholic, France; Bishop
  • Melodies of resistance: Islamist music in secular Turkey.
    Tas, Hakki (2014)
    Social Compass 61:3: 368-383.

    During the official secularist era in Turkey, resistance took the form of Islamist music.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; Music; Islam, Turkey; Politics, Turkey; Turkey
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