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  • Testosterone, risk taking, and religiosity: Evidence from two cultures.
    Ellis, Lee, Anthony W. Hoskin, and Malini Ratnasingam (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:1: 153-173. Erratum 55:3: 437

    Using student surveys from Malaysia & U.S.A., finds women more religious than men, but biological explanations for the difference were disconfirmed.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Factor analysis; Risk preference; Sex; Students, undergraduate; Reductionism
  • Considerações teóricas em torno do reducionismo funcionalista em ciências de religião.
    Silva Filho, Paulo Gonçalves (2004)
    Rever--Revista de estudos da religião 4:4: 1-26.

    Associated Search Terms: Functionalism; Reductionism
  • Gender and Religiousness: Can Socialization Explanations be Saved?
    Miller, Alan S., and Rodney Stark (2002)
    American Journal of Sociology 107:6: 1399-1423.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Reductionism; Women
  • Religious Effects: In Praise of "Idealistic Humbug."
    Stark, Rodney (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 41:3: 289-310.

    Critique of "materialist" explanations; points to the importance of images of gods. Uses historical examples.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Historical; God, image of; Reductionism
  • The Trouble with Religious Studies. Or Why Scientific Claims in the Study of Religions Should be Left to Symbolic Interactionists and Other Scientists.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (1995)
    Method and Theory in the Study of Religion 7:3: 251-258. Comment by Robert A. Segal 259-266. Reply by Blasi 267-271.

    Critique of reductionism.

    Associated Search Terms: Symbolic interactionism; Methodology; Reductionism
  • Sui Generis Phenomena and Disciplinary Axioms: Rethinking Pals' Proposal.
    Dawson, Lorne L. (1990)
    Religion 20:1: 38-51.

    Associated Search Terms: Reductionism
  • Otto et Durkheim: intérêt heuristique de la problématique de la substantivité du sacré.
    Prades, José A., and Denis Benoit (1990)
    Studies in religion/Sciences religieuses 19:3: 339-350.

    Reviews the approaches of Otto & Durkheim to the sacred; shows both grounded in the Jewish & Christian concept of God.

    Associated Search Terms: Durkheim, Émile; Sacred; Reductionism; Otto, Rudolf
  • Explication et irréductibilité de la religion. Faut-il vraiment choisir entre Otto et Durkheim?
    Prades, José A. (1987)
    Studies in Religion/Sciences religieuses 16:2: 145-158.

    Associated Search Terms: Explanation; Reductionism; Otto, Rudolf; Durkheim, Émile
  • Have the Social Sciences been Converted?
    Segal, Robert A. (1985)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 24:3: 321-324. Comment by Anthony J. Blasi 25:3 (1986): 364-366. Comment by Lynn D. Nelson 25:3: 367-368. Reply by Segal 25:3: 369-372.

    Associated Search Terms: Reductionism; Hermeneutic
  • The Conversion of Conversion: A Sociological Anti-Reductionist Perspective.
    Barker, Eileen (1985)
    In Arthur Peacocke (ed.) Reductionism in Academic Disciplines. London: Society for Research in Higher Education.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Reductionism
  • Formal Explanation of Religion: A Progress Report.
    Bainbridge, William Sims, and Rodney Stark (1984)
    Sociological Analysis 45:2: 145-158.

    Response to criticism from Roy Wallis & Steve Bruce.

    Associated Search Terms: Empiricism; Reductionism
  • Reductive Explanations of Religion with Special Reference to Durkheim.
    White, Harvey W. (1977)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, McGill University. [DA 38:7 A, p. 4218]

    Maintains that value decisions are necessary for scientific analyses of religion; focuses on the work of Émile Durkheim.

    Associated Search Terms: Reductionism; Science; Durkheim, Émile
  • Troublesome Transcendence: The Supernatural in the Scientific Study of Religion.
    Garrett, William R. (1974)
    Sociological Analysis 35:3: 167-180.

    Associated Search Terms: Phenomenology; Transcendence; Reductionism; Definition of religion
  • Reductionism in the Study of Religions.
    Fenton, John Y. (1970)
    Soundings 53: 61-76.

    Associated Search Terms: Reductionism
  • The Birth of the Gods. The Origin of Primitive Beliefs.
    Swanson, Guy E. (1960)
    Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Primitive; Reductionism; Origins of religion; Belief
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