Best Practices
Paper Series
Resources

Sociology of Religion Searchable Bibliographic Database
Research Hub > Other Resources

Search thousands of sociological books, journal articles, theses and dissertations by subject, author, title or publication information. To begin, enter search term(s) below and click Go! Title links in search results lead to item in Amazon.com.

You can also browse citations by subject by clicking on the "Browse Terms" tabs.



Citations
  • Christian colleges and universities as moral communities: The effects of institutional characteristics on student religiosity.
    Davignon, Phil, and Robert A. Thomson, Jr. (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:4: 531-554.

    Analyzes online survey data from students at 31 member institutions of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Satisfaction with spiritual mentorship, religious homogeneity, & satisfaction with institutional integration of faith with learning predicted various measures of religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Education; University; Students, undergraduate; Belief; Practice; Prayer; Professor
  • How Academics view Conservative Protestants.
    Yancey, George, Sam Reimer, and Jake O'Connell (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:3: 315-336.

    Based on open-ended items in a survey of American professors. Critics of conservative Protestants see them as intolerant, unscientific opponents. "Theological definers" rate them less negatively. Low information respondents lack knowledge of or interest n them. Contact lessens low ratings of conservative Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Professor; Prejudice, religious; Contact theory; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Assessing the Denominational Identity of American Evangelical Colleges and Universities, Part II: Faculty Perspectives and Practices.
    Rine, P. Jesse, Perry L. Glanzer, and Phil Davignon (2013)
    Christian Higher Education. 12(4): 243-65.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; University; Professor; Education; Identity
  • Religion and Belief in Higher Education: The Experiences of Staff and Students.
    Weller, Paul, Tristram Hooley, and Nicki Moore (2011)
    London: Equality Challenge Unit.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Professor; Education; Belief
  • Compromising Scholarship. Religious and Political Bias in American Higher Eduction.
    Yancey, George (2011)
    Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press.

    Based on questionnaire data from U.S. sociologists, readings of sociologists' blogs, & questionnarie data from U.S. professors in humanities & various sciences other than sociology. Finds bias against political conservatives, Evangelicals, & fundamentalists.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Professor; Prejudice, religious; Conservative, U.S.A.; Education; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Sociologists
  • Science vs. Religion. What Scientists Really Think.
    Ecklund, Elaine Howard (2010)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2005-08 survey & interview data from scientists at elite universities in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Professor; Scientist; Science
  • The Religiosity of American College and University Professors.
    Gross, Neil, and Solon Simmons (2009)
    Sociology of Religion 70:2: 101-129.

    Analyzes 2006 survey data from U.S.A. professors.

    Associated Search Terms: Professor; Education
  • Vocational Discernment and Action: An Exploratory Study of Male and Female University Professors.
    Thompson, Don, and Cindy Miller-Perrin (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 50:1: 97-119.

    Based on a survey & observation of a workshop, both of professors at a Christian university.

    Associated Search Terms: Professor; Vocation
  • Secularization and Religious Change among Elite Scientists.
    Ecklund, Elaine Howard, Jerry Z. Park, and Phil Todd Veliz (2008)
    Social Forces 86:4: 1805-1839.

    Analyzes 1969 & 2005 survey data from American academic social & natural scientists.

    Associated Search Terms: Professor; Scientist; Secularization
  • Modulations of active piety: Professors and televangelists as promoters of Indonesian "Sufisme."
    Howell, Julia Day (2008)
    In Greg Fealy and Sally White (eds.) Expressing Islam: Religious Life and Poltiics in Indonesia. Singapore:ISEAS Press, pp. 40-62.

    Associated Search Terms: Indonesia; Media; Islam, Sufi, Indonesia; Professor
  • Religion among Academic Scientists: Distinctions, Disciplines, and Demographics.
    Ecklund, Elaine Howard, and Christopher Scheitle (2007)
    Social Problems 54:2: 289-307.

    Associated Search Terms: Professor; Scientist
  • Religious Beliefs & Behavior of College Faculty.
    Tobin, Gary A., and Aryeh K. Weinberg (2007)
    San Francisco: Instiute for Jewish & Community Research.

    2 vols.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; University; Professor
  • The Professionalization of Faculty at Religious Colleges and Universities.
    Parker, James, Michael Beaty, F. Carson Mencken, and Larry Lyon (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:1: 87-100.

    Based on survey data from faculty at 6 religiously-sponsored institutions. Faculty favor considering religion in hires, but also favor academic freedom of those hired.

    Associated Search Terms: Professor; Academic freedom; Education; University
  • Diversity's Blind Spot: Catholic Ethnics on the Faculties of Elite American Universities.
    Alba, Richard D. (2006)
    Ethnicities 6:4: 518-554.

    Associated Search Terms: Professor; Catholic, U.S.A.; Ethnic
  • Faculty Attitudes on Integrating Faith and Learning at Religious Colleges and Universities: A Research Note.
    Lyon, Larry, Michael Beaty, James Parker, and Carson Mencken (2005)
    Sociology of Religion 66:1: 61-69.

    Survey data from faculty at 6 denominational higher educational institutions; liberal arts vs. research school & whether faculty member belongs to the sponsoring denomination predict "separatist" vs. "integrationist" stances toward curriculum.

    Associated Search Terms: Professor; Education
  • The Difference Catholic Makes: Catholic Faculty and Catholic Identity.
    Sullins, D. Paul (2004)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43:1: 83-101.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from professors at U.S. Catholic colleges & universities. A critical percentage of Catholic faculty strengthens identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Catholic, U.S.A.; Identity; Professor
  • Making Sense of a 'Religious' University: Faculty Adaptations and Opinions at Brigham Young, Baylor, Notre Dame, and Boston College.
    Lyon, Larry, Michael Beaty, and Stephanie Litizette Mixon (2002)
    Review of Religious Research 43:4: 326-348.

    Based on 1990s surveys of faculty at Baylor, Boston College, Notre Dame, & Brigham Young.

    Associated Search Terms: Professor; Education
  • People of Faith: Religious Conviction in American Journalism and Higher Education.
    Schmalzbauer, John (2002)
    Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press.

    Based on interviews with 40 leading intellectuals.

    Associated Search Terms: Journalists; Professor
  • The Significance of Personal Change for Operative Goals: A Structuralist Approach to Theological Self-identification and Attitudes Toward Academic Policy in Southern Baptist Colleges.
    Ingram, Larry C. (1996)
    Review of Religious Research 38:1: 61-78.

    Analyzes 1991 questionnaire data from professors at Southern Baptist colleges; liberals emphasized scholarship, fundamentalists Baptist socialization.

    Associated Search Terms: University; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Professor; Education; Liberal, U.S.A.; Southern Baptist
  • Organizational Mission as Source of Vulnerability: Comparing Attitudes of Trustees and Professors in Southern Baptist Colleges.
    Ingram, Larry C., and Ann Carol King (1995)
    Review of Religious Research 36:4: 355-368.

    Analyzes 1990 questionnaire data from professors & board members of Southern Baptist colleges & universities, concerning academic freedom & related issues; see no cleavage between the 2 groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Professor; Southern Baptist
  • Perceptions of Academic Freedom by Professors in Southern Baptist Colleges.
    Ingram, Larry C., Robert Thornton, and Renee Edwards (1993)
    In Nancy T. Ammerman (ed.), Southern Baptists Observed. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, pp. 222-236.

    Based on a 1988 survey of professors in 46 senior colleges affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention.

    Associated Search Terms: Professor; Education; Southern Baptist; University
  • Evangelicalism: The Coming Generation.
    Hunter, James Davison (1987)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Analyzes survey data from students at 9 denominational colleges & 7 Evangelical seminaries, & other data bases, including a 1985 survey of denominational college faculty.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Seminarians; Professor
  • Determinants of College Teachers' Religious Beliefs and Participation.
    Hoge, Dean R., and Larry G. Keeter (1976)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 15:3: 221-235.

    Analyzes 1972 questionnaire data from professors at 2 largely undergraduate state universities in North Carolina; religious belief & practice seemed related to childhood socialization, not professional intellectual pursuits.

    Associated Search Terms: Professor; Socialization
  • Secularization and Scholarship among American Professors.
    Faia, Michael A. (1976)
    Sociological Analysis 37:1: 63-73.

    Analyzes 1969 questionnaire data from American professors; shows no relationship between secularization & scholarly productivity.

    Associated Search Terms: Scholarship; Secularization; Professor
  • Role Uncertainty and Commitment among Seminary Faculty.
    Potvin, Raymond H. (1976)
    Sociological Analysis 37:1: 45-52.

    Analyzes survey data from American Catholic priests who staff seminaries; shows role ambiguity undermining commitment.

    Associated Search Terms: Seminary professor; Clergy role; Anomie; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Professors' Religion and Ethnic Backgrounds.
    Lipset, Seymour Martin, and Everett C. Ladd (1975)
    Chronicle of Higher Education 11:2 (Sept. 22): 2.

    Presents 1969 & '72 survey data on the American professorate.

    Associated Search Terms: Professor
  • Academic Discipline and Faculty Religiosity in Secular and Church-Related Colleges.
    Lehman, Edward C., Jr. (1974)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 13:2: 205-220.

    Analyzes circa 1968 questionnaire data from professors at 15 Midwest U.S. colleges & universities; shows secular university professors who study religious phenomena scoring low on religiosity & their denominational college counterparts high on it.

    Associated Search Terms: Professor; Education
  • Responses to Religion. Studies in the Social Psychology of Religious Belief.
    Maranell, Gary M. (1974)
    Lawrence: University of Kansas Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Unitarian Universalist; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Clergy; Professor; Baptist, U.S.A.; Superstition scale; Community study
  • Religiosity and Secularization in the Academic Professions.
    Thalheimer, Fred (1973)
    Sociology of Education 46: 183-202.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from faculty at a west coast U.S. university; focuses on differences in religiosity among academic fields.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Religiosity; Education; Professor
  • The 'Religious Factor' and Academic Careers: Another Communication.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1973)
    American Journal of Sociology 78:5: 1247-1255. [Also in Andrew M. Greeley, The Sociology of Andrew M. Greeley (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1994), pp. 241-249]

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Professor; Education; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • The Changing Religious Composition of American Higher Education.
    Steinberg, Stephen (1973)
    In Charles Y. Glock (ed.) Religion in Sociological Perspective: Essays in the empirical Study of Religion. Belmont, California: Wadsworth, pp. 102-116.

    Analyzes survey data from faculty in American institutions of higher education.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Education; Protestant, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Baptist, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; Professor
  • Religion and Intellectuals: Findings from a Sample of University Faculty.
    DeJong, Gordon F., and Joseph E. Faulkner (1972)
    Review of Religious Research 14:1: 15-24.

    Analyzes interview data; shows professors at a large American state university to be actively religious, in a demythologized way.

    Associated Search Terms: Professor
  • The Scholarly Perspective and Religious Commitment.
    Lehman, Edward C., Jr. (1972)
    Sociological Analysis 33:4: 199-216.

    Analyzes circa 1968 questionnaire data from professors at 15 Midwest U.S. colleges & universities; shows inverse relationships between scholarly perspective & religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Professor; Dimensions of religiosity
  • Sources of Professorial Role Satisfaction at Value Specific Colleges.
    Kratcoski, Peter C. (1972)
    Sociological Analysis 33:1: 16-25.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from faculty of 5 American Catholic colleges; shows a core of professionally unproductive permanent faculty & a fringe of potentially productive transitory members.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; Professor
  • Jewish or Professorial Identity? The Prioritization Process in Academic Situations.
    Friedman, Norman L. (1971)
    Sociological Analysis 32:3: 149-157.

    Analyzes responses of American Jewish academics about whether to work on Yom Kippur.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Feast; Professor
  • Faculty Views on Identity and Professionalism for Catholic Colleges and Universities.
    Henlein, George A., and Robert T. Blackburn (1971)
    Sociological Analysis 32:4: 215-228.

    Analyzes survey data from faculty at 11 Catholic colleges & universities; suggests a trend toward non-sectarian status.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Professor; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Catholic College Faculties: An Examination of Their Educational and Professional Attainments and Value Commitments.
    Kratcoski, Peter C. (1971)
    Sociological Analysis 32:4: 199-214.

    Surveys faculty at 5 American Catholic colleges; religious & laity were similar in educational & professional accomplishments, but the former were more committed to Catholic functions of the colleges.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Catholic, U.S.A.; Professor
  • Catholic Academicians and the Intellectual Subsociety Hypothesis.
    Murray, John D. (1971)
    In Charles H. Anderson and John D. Murray (eds.) The Professors. Cambridge: Schenkman, pp. 247-263.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; Professor
  • Religious Communality Among Academics.
    Anderson, Charles H. (1968)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 7: 87-96.

    Data from 2 unnamed communities show academics less religiously communal than others, i.e. more likely to have friends & associates from outside their own religious grouping.

    Associated Search Terms: Communality; Professor
  • Academic Discipline as Predictive of Faculty Religiosity.
    Lehman, Edward C., Jr., and Donald W. Shriver (1968)
    Social Forces 47:2: 171-182.

    Analyzes 1966 interview data from professors at a southeast, American state university.

    Associated Search Terms: Professor; Academic discipline; Religiosity
  • From Religious Community to Occupational Group: Structural Assimilation among Professors, Lawyers and Engineers.
    Wilensky, Harold L., and Jack Ladinsky (1967)
    American Sociological Review 32: 541-561.

    Analyzes 1960 interview data from lawyers, professors, & engineers; concludes that work overcomes religion by assimilating minorities, & that social ties tend to follow religious lines, though religion & workplace are independent of each other.

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; Engineers; Attorneys; Communality; Professor; Secularization
  • The Changing Catholic College.
    Greeley, Andrew M., with William Van Cleve and Grace Ann Carroll (1967)
    Chicago: Aldine.

    Associated Search Terms: Professor; Students, undergraduate; Catholic, U.S.A.; Education
  • Secularization, Incorporation and Social Relations.
    Hammond, Phillip E. (1966)
    American Journal of Sociology 72:2: 188-194.

    Examines 56 U.S. Protestant colleges in the 1950s; most faculty in secular high quality & sacred low quality schools expected administrative support in any academic freedom dispute, but only half in sacred high quality & secular low quality expected such.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Protestant, U.S.A.; Education; Secularization; Academic freedom; Professor
  • Continuity and Change in Religiosity: A Study of Academicians.
    Thalheimer, Fred (1965)
    Pacific Sociological Review 8:2: 101-108.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from faculty at a west coast U.S. university; shows them slightly less religious than others, & that they became so before their college years, not as a result of their educations.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Education; Professor
  • Criticism of Undergraduate Faculty by Graduates of Catholic Colleges.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1965)
    Review of Religious Research 6: 96-106.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; Professor; Students, undergraduate
  • The Academic Man in the Catholic College.
    Donovan, John D. (1964)
    New York: Sheed & Ward.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Professor; Education
  • Antidemocratic Attitudes in Midwest University.
    Struening, Elmer L. (1963)
    In Hermann Henry Remmers (ed.) Anti-Democratic Attitudes in American Schools. Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University Press, pp. 210-258.

    Factor analysis of questionnaire data from professors at a Midwest U.S. university; church attendance related curvilinearly with prejudice & positively with "authoritarian religious submission."

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice; Professor; Factor analysis; Practice; Authoritarianism
  • Family Socialization and Faculty Publication: A Study of the Academic Man in the Catholic College.
    Donovan, John D. (1963)
    American Catholic Sociological Review 24:2: 115-126.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Socialization; Professor; Education; Family
  • Replacement of Professors in Theological Colleges and Faculties.
    Hoffner, Joseph (1961)
    Social Compass 8;4: 291-303.

    Makes practical recommendations in the light of a shortage of professors for Catholic theological colleges in West Germany.

    Associated Search Terms: Seminary; Germany, West; Catholic, Germany; Professor
  • The Dimensions, Distribution, and Correlates of Authoritarianism in a Midwestern University Faculty Population.
    Struening, Elmer L. (1957)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Purdue University.

    Factor analysis of questionnaire data from professors at a Midwest U.S. university; church attendance related curvilinearly with prejudice & positively with "authoritarian religious submission."

    Associated Search Terms: Professor; Factor analysis; Practice; Authoritarianism
[Viewing Matches 1-50] > [View Matches 1-52]  (of 52 total matches in Citations)

Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

The ARDA is not responsible for content or typographical errors.

Bookmark and Share