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  • Does viewing pornography diminish religiosity over time? Evidence from two-wave panel data.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2017)
    Journal of Sex Research 54:2: 214-226.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Pornography
  • Does economic insecurity predict religiosity? Evidence from the European Social Survey 2002-2014.
    Storm, Ingrid (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:2: 146-172.

    Analyzes 2002-14 European Social Survey data. Finds an inverse relationship between religiosity & economic security.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Secularization; Religiosity; Europe; Economic; Deprivation
  • Examining social desirability in measures of religion and spirituality using the bogus pipeline.
    Jones, Ann E., and Marta Elliott (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:1: 47-64.

    An experiment to determine the extent that survey responses reporting religiosity are affected by the social desirability of being religious.

    Associated Search Terms: Methods; Religiosity scale; Social desirability; Experiment
  • Attitudes toward abortion among te Muslim minority and non-Muslim majority in cross-national perspective: Can religiosity explain the differences?
    Carol, Sarah, and Nadja Milewski (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:4: 456-491.

    Analyzes 2011 Western European telephone survey, oversampling Muslims. The Muslim minority is more likely to disapprove of abortion than is the non-Muslim majority. Within nations, the Muslims tend to reflect majority stances. Religiosity explains some of the disapproval of abortion. 2nd generation Muslims approve of abortion more than do recent 1st generation, but not 1st generation of long residence.

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; Abortion; Generations; Religiosity; Europe, western; Minority; Migrant; Islam, Europe
  • The effect of religiosity on life satisfaction in a secularized context: Assessing the relevance of believing and belonging.
    tenKate, Josje, Willem de Koster, and Jeroen van der Waal (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:2: 135-155.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from Netherlands residents aged 14-49. Belonging rather than belief is the religious dimension that furthers life satisfaction, with a residual effect of attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands; Belief; Belonging, sense of; Dimensions of religiosity; Life satisfaction; Practice
  • Measuring five dimensions of religiosity across adolescence.
    Pearce, Lisa D., George M. Hayward, and Jessica A. Pearlman (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:3: 367-393.

    Uses 2002 & '03 National Study of Youth and Religion (telephone survey data, U.S.A.) data to construct & validate a model.

    Associated Search Terms: Methods; Salience; Survey; Privatism; Practice; Dimensions of religiosity; Belief; Adolescence; Exclusivism; Adolescents
  • Religion as cultural models: Developing an emic measure of religiosity.
    Dengah, H.J. François, II (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 104-125.

    Differential adherence, "consonance," with religious cultural norms affect health. Illustrations from 2 Brazilian Pentecostal congregations taken from 2011-12 participant observation. Uses the Duke University Religion Index.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Health; Dimensions of religiosity; Culture; Conformity; Brazil, Săo Paulo, Ribeirăo Preto; Stress; Pentecostal, Brazil
  • Love thy self? How belief in a supportive God shapes self-esteem.
    Schieman, Scott, Alex Bierman, Laura Upenieks, and Chistopher G. Ellison (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:3: 293-318.

    Analyzes 2000 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; belief in a supportive god helps explain & strengthens the association between religious involvement & self-esteem.

    Associated Search Terms: God, image of; United States; Self-esteem; Practice; Dimensions of religiosity; Born again experience; Prayer
  • Religious pluralism: Undermining or reinforcing religiosity?
    Pollack, Detlef (2016)
    Society 53: 131-136.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Religiosity
  • Religious invovlement and health over time: Predictive effects in a national sample of African Americans.
    Roth, David L., Therri Usher, Eddie M. Clark, and Cheryl L. Holt (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 417-424.

    Analyzes panel telephone interview data from adult African Americans Subjective religiosity ("belief") & behavior religious involvement predicted positive health outcomes, but the latter did not predict religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Health; Religiosity
  • Does higher education cause religious decline? A longitudinal analysis of the within- and between-person effects of higher education on religiosity.
    Schwadel, Philip (2016)
    Sociological Quarterly 57: 759-786.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Longitudinal; Religiosity
  • Do religiosity and spirituality really matter for social, mental, and physical health? A tale of two samples.
    Cragun, Deborah, Ryan T. Cragun, Brian Nathan, J. E. Sumerau, and Alexandra C. H. Nowakowski. (2016)
    Sociological Spectrum 36:6: 359-377.

    Associated Search Terms: Spirituality; Religiosity; Health
  • Collective religiosity and the gender gap in attitudes toward economic redistribution in 74 countries, 1990-2008.
    Jaime-Castillo, Antonio, Juan J. Fernández, Celia Valiente, and Damon Maryl (2016)
    Social Science Research 57: 1-30.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity, collective; Stratification; Gender; Economic
  • The social and cultural predictors of generosity in marriage: Gender egalitarianism, religiosity, and familism.
    Wilcox, W. Bradford, and Jeffrey Dew (2016)
    Journal of Family Issues 37:1: 97-118.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Familism; Gender traditionalism; Marriage
  • Teen religiosity and fertility in adulthood in a Canadian prairie province.
    Trovato, Frank (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:2: 271-284.

    Analyzes telephone survey data from married women aged 20-49 living with husbands in Alberta; reported religiosity in teenage years predicted larger families.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Alberta; Family size; Fertility; Religiosity; Adolescence
  • Effects of religiosity dimensions on physical health across non-elderly Black and White American panels.
    Oates, Gary L. (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:2: 249-270.

    Analyzes U.S.A. panel data from non-elderly adults, 1986, '89, & '94. Public religiosity predicted health measures among African Americans but not among whites.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Religiosity; Panel study; Social support; Health
  • 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
  • Relationships with God among young adults: Validating a measurement model with four dimensions.
    Manglos-Weber, Nicolette D., Margarita A. Mooney, Kenenth A. Bollen, and J. Micah Roos (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:2: 193-213.

    Develops a measure of dimensions of young adults' relationships with God: intimacy, consistency, anxiety, & anger.

    Associated Search Terms: Methods; Young adults; Factor analysis; Dimensions of religiosity
  • A bounded affinity theory of religion and the paranormal.
    Baker, Joseph O., Christopher Bader, and F. Carson Mencken (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:4: 334-358. Erratum, 78:1 (2017): 117.

    Develops a propositional theory based on a bounded affinity model wherein paranormal experiences are related positively to experiential religiosity & certain beliefs, but negatively to practice, consequential & knowledge religiosity. Illustrates with 2005 Baylor Religion Survey data, Christian subsample.

    Associated Search Terms: Bounded affinity; Belief; Experiential dimension; Paranormal; Dimensions of religiosity; Plausibility structure
  • Religion and public opinion toward same-sex relations, marriage, and adoption: Does the type of practice matter?
    Perry, Samuel L., and Andrew L. Whitehead (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 637-651.

    Analyzes 2005 Baylor Religion Survey data (U.S.A.). Attitudes toward homosexual activity is more strongly inversely related to devoutness & theological conservatism than are those toward same-sex marriage & adoption by same-sex couples. Frequency of attendance & biblical literalism re stronger predictors for Evangelicals than for others.

    Associated Search Terms: Literalism; Belief; Devotionalism; Dimensions of religiosity; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Homosexuality; Practice
  • Individual religiosity and orientation towards science: Reformulating relationships.
    Johnson, David R., Christopher P. Scheitle, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2015)
    Sociological Science 2: 106-124.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Religiosity
  • Explaining cross-national variation in the effect of higher education on religiosty.
    Schwadel, Philip (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 402-418.

    Analyzes 2008 International Social Survey programme data. National contexts moderate the negative effect of education on religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; Education; Comparative; Religiosity
  • Does a nation's religious composition affect generalized trust? The role of religious heterogeneity and the percent religious.
    Olson, Daniel V.A., and Miao Li (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:4: 756-773.

    Combines international surveys for a sample from 69 nations & 77,405 respondents. Nations that are both highly religiously diverse & highly religious have lower average levels of trust.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Religiosity, collective; Trust
  • Nonbelievers in the church: A study of cultural religion in Sweden.
    Kasselstrand, Isabella (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:3: 275-294.

    Analyzes 2008 International Social Survey data for Sweden; largest differences were between adherents of religions other than the Church of Sweden and both Church of Sweden adherents & non-adherents of any religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Dimensions of religiosity; Lutheran, Sweden; Membership; Practice; Religiosity; Sweden
  • Muslims’ religiosity and views on religion in six Western European countries: Does national context matter?
    Torrekens, Corinne, and Dirk Jacobs (2015)
    Journal of Ethnic and Migration Sudies 42:2: 325-340.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe, western; Religiosity; Islam, Europe
  • Changes in religiosity across the transition to young adulthood.
    Chan, Melissa, Kim M. Tsai, and Andrew J. Fuligni (2015)
    Journal of Youth and Adolescence 144: 1555-1566.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescence; Youth; Religiosity; Young adults
  • Family disruption and racial variation in adolescent and emerging adult religiosity.
    Denton, Melinda Lundquist, and Julian Culver (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:2: 222-239.

    Analyzes 2002-03 National Study of Youth and Religion (U.S.A.) data; religiosity declines after parental divorce among white but not among African American emerging adults.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Divorce; Family; Race; Young adults; Religiosity
  • Does religion breed trust? A cross-national study of the effects of religious involvement, religious faith, and religious context on social trust.
    Dingemans, Ellen, and Erik van ingen (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:4: 739-755.

    Analyzes 2008 European Values study data. At the micro level, integration into religious communities furthers trust; religious socialization & salience lower it. At the macro level, Protestantism & religious diversity further trust.

    Associated Search Terms: Levels of inclusiveness; Trust; Salience; Pluralism; Dimensions of religiosity; Europe
  • 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: Professor; Prayer; Belief; Practice; Education; Religiosity; Students, undergraduate; University
  • The impact of self esteem, family rituals, religiosity, and paricipation in conforming activities upon delinquency: A comparison of young adults in Turkey and the United States.
    Roberts, Joanne, Ismail Dincer Gunes, and Rudy Ray Seward (2015)
    Journal of Comparative Family Studies 42:1: 59-72.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Young adults; United States; Self-esteem; Delinquency; Religiosity; Family; Turkey
  • Religión, religiosidad y orientaciones políticas en el Perú.
    Arangon, Jorge. (2014)
    Religioni e societŕ 80: 78-88.

    Associated Search Terms: Peru; Religiosity; Politics, Peru
  • Tolerance towards homosexuality in Europe: Population composition, economic affluence, religiosity, same-sex union legislation and HIV rates as explanations for country differences.
    Slenders, Susanne, Inge Sieben, and Ellen Verbakel (2014)
    Inernational Sociology 29:4: 348367.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Europe; Homosexuality
  • Religiousness, social networks, moral schemas, and marijuana use: A dynamic dual-process model of culture and behavior.
    Hoffmann, John P. (2014)
    Social Forces 93:1: 181-208.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Network; Moral; Marijuana; Drug
  • Explaining religious differences in immigants' gender role attitudes: The changing impact of origin country and individual religiosity.
    Röder, Antje (2014)
    Ethnic and Racial Studies 37:14: 2615-2635.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Gender role; Ethnic; Religiosity
  • Inheritance of religiosity among Muslim immigrants in a secular society.
    Pol, Jasper van de, and Frank van Tubergen (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:1: 87-106.

    Analyzes 2008-10 interview & questionnaire data from Turkish & Moroccan immigrants in the Netherlands, aged 15-45. A stronger transmission is found in families with warm ties, different parental backgrounds, families strongly embedded in religious community, & families with higher parental religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Generations; Islam, Netherlands; Assimilation; Migrant; Netherlands; Family; Religiosity
  • Which societies provide a strong religious socialization context? Explanations beyond the effects of national religiosity.
    Müller, Tim S., Peter Schmidt, and Nan Dirk DeGraff (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:4: 739-759.

    Analyzes 1971-2008 International Social Survey Programme data. High levels of income inequality predict greater effects of religious socialization. parents need invest less in religiously socializing their children when the society does it.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Differentiation; Family; Legitimation; Practice; Religiosity; Socialization; Secularization
  • Zwischen Naturalismus und Sozialkonstruktivismus. Kognitive, körperliche, emotionale und soziale Dimensionen von Religion.
    Schüler, Sebastian (2014)
    Zeitschrift für Religionswissenschaft 22:1: 5-36.

    Associated Search Terms: Social construction of reality; Definition of religion; Dimensions of religiosity
  • Rejecting evolution: The role of religion, education, and social networks.
    Hill, Jonathan P. (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 575-594.

    Analyzes 2002-08 telephone interview data from 2002-03 U.S.A. teens, with follow-ups. Religiosity in denominations that reject evolution, especially when networks consist of fellow members in them, predicts the rejection of evolution more than does, inversely, educational attainment.

    Associated Search Terms: Panel study; Communality; Denomination (organizational entity); Education; Evolution; Network; Religiosity
  • The Religiosity of Children of Immigrants and Natives in England, Germany, and the Netherlands: The Role of Parents and Peers in Class.
    DeHoon, Sean, and Frank Van Tubergen (2014)
    European Sociological Review 30:2: 194-206.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany; Socialization; Religiosity; Great Britain, England; Migrant; Comparative; Children; Family; Netherlands
  • Relationship between dimensions of religiosity, authoritarianism, and moral authority.
    Teymoori, Ali, Arash Heydari, and Hedayat Nasiri (2014)
    Social Compass 61:1: 92-107.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from a mixed population of high school & college students in Semirorn City, Isfahan, Iran. The supposed authoritarianism of religious people can be accounted for by reference to external authorities on the consequential dimension of religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Students, secondary; Students, undergraduate; Authoritarianism; Iran; Moral; Consequential dimension; Dimensions of religiosity
  • African American religious participation.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, Linda M. Chatters, and R. Khari Brown (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:4: 513-538.

    Analyzes 2001-03 interview data from African Americans. Women, older people, those married once, & residents of the South were more involved in religion. Stigmatized statuses--cohabiting respondents & those who served time in prison--were less involved in organized religion.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, South; Urban/rural; Stigma; Religiosity; Practice; Marriage; Gender; Criminology; Age; African Americans; Women
  • Religiosity and social network diversity: Decomposing the "divided by faith" theoretical framework.
    Porter, Jeremy R., and Michael O. Emerson (2013)
    Social Science Quarterly 94:3: 732-757.

    Associated Search Terms: Network; Religiosity
  • Religiosity and fear of death: A theory-oriented review of the empirical literature.
    Ellis, Lee, and Eshah A. Wahab (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:1: 149-189.

    Reviews 84 studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Death anxiety
  • Expressive individualism and religion in the Netherlands.
    Zondag, Hessel J. (2013)
    Social Compass 60:1: 41-58.

    Analyzes 2005 & '07 questionnaire data fro self-selected participants in 2 internet forums about Christianity & New Age themes. Autonomy is inversely related to religiosity. Controlling for autonomy, personal development & setting oneself apart were positively related to religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands; Religiosity; Individualism; Autonomy
  • Modernization and the gender gap in religiosity: Evidence from cross-national European surveys.
    Voas, David, Siobhan McAndrew, and Ingrid Storm. (2013)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 65, 1 Suppl., 259-283.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Gender; Modernization; Religiosity
  • The determinants of religiosity among immigrants and the native born in Europe.
    Aleksynska, Mariya, and Barry R. Chiswick (2013)
    Review of Economics of the Household 11:4: 563-598.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Europe; Religiosity
  • Gender, religiosity, spirituality, and attitudes toward homosexuality.
    Barringer, Mandi Nicole, David A. Gay, and John P. Lynxwiler (2013)
    Sociological Spectrum 33:3: 240-257.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Religiosity; Spirituality
  • Is evil good for religion? The link between supernatural evil and religious commitment.
    Martinez, Brandon C. (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:2: 319-338.

    Analyzes 2007 Baylor Religion Survey (U.S.A.) data; belief in supernatural evil correlates positively with measures of religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Devil; Religiosity; United States
  • Religion and interracial romance: The effects of religious affiliation, public and devotional practices, and biblical literalism.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2013)
    Social Science Quarterly 94:1308-1327.

    Associated Search Terms: Literalism; Dating; Practice; Race; Religiosity
  • Exploring the stress-buffering effects of religiousness in relation to social and economic change: Evidence from Poland.
    Lechner Clemens M., Martin J. Tomasik, Jacek Wasilewski, and Rainer K. Silbereisen (2013)
    Psychology of Religion and Spirituality 5:3: 145-156.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Poland; Coping; Change; Stress
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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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