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  • Religion-related hate crimes: Data, trends, and limitations.
    Scheitle, Christopher P., and Michelle Hansmann (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 859-873.

    The Uniform Crime Reports, based on police reports, show a decline in religiously-based hate crimes, comparable to that of hate crimes generally in the U.S.; the National Crime Victimization Survey shows stable rates in religiously-based hate crimes over time.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Hate crimes; Prejudice, religious; Methods
  • 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
  • "Monastiizing the monastic": Religious clothes, socialization and the transformation of body and self among Greek Orthodox nuns.
    Sotiriou, Eleni (2015)
    Italian Journal of Sociology of Education 7:3: 140-160.

    Associated Search Terms: Clothing; Monasticism; Religious; Socialization; Greek Orthodox; Novice; Nun
  • 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.
  • New Centers of Global Evangelicalism in Latin America and Africa.
    Offutt, Stephen W. (2015)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, El Salvador; El Salvador; Evangelical, South Africa; South Africa; Religious entrepreneur
  • Karaite stories: Narrating subjectivity in a marginal moshav.
    Cicurel, Inbal Ester (2015)
    Contemporary Jewry 35:3: 263-284.

    Based on interviews with Karaites from a smallholder cooperative village in Israel. Examines contemporary stories about hostility toward a Jewish denomination that separated from Rabbani Judaism in late antiquity.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, religious; Rural; Minority; Jewish, Karaite, Israel; Israel; Identity; Discrimination; Story telling
  • Both ethnic and religious: Explaining employment penalties across 14 ethno-religious groups in the United Kingdom.
    Khattab, Nabil, and Tariq Modood (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 501-522.

    Based on 2002-2013 British employment data. Finds both racial & cultural/religious employment discrimination.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Great Britain; Prejudice, racial; Prejudice, religious; Race; Stratification; Work; Discrimination
  • So Many Christians, So Few Lions: Is There Christianophobia in the United States?
    Yancey, George, and David A. Williamson (2014)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Analyzes 2012 National (U.S.A.) Election Survey data. Focuses on prejudice against conservative protestants. Anti-fundamentalists tend to be white, well-educated, & wealthy. A second on-line survey of political anti-conservative Christians groups confirmed the finding.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-religious; Conservative, U.S.A.; Education; United States; United States
  • Sociology of Religion in America. A History of a Secular Fascination with Religion.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (2014)
    Leiden: Brill.

    Trends in the sociology of religion in the U.S.A. based on content analyses of dissertations 1895-1959 & articles 1964-84. Reviews community studies, history of research organizations, ^ professional associations.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Sociology of Religion (journal); Society for the Scientific Study of Religion; Review of Religious Research; Association for the Sociological Study of Jewry; American Catholic Sociological Society; Association for the Scientific Study of Jewry; Association for the Sociology of Religion; Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion; Religious Research Association
  • Contextual responses to interreligious encounters online.
    Pons-de Wit, Anneke, Peter Versteeg, and Johan Roeland (2013)
    Social Compass 62:1: 89-104.

    A contextual reception model at the situational level is developed to explain the possible attitudinal & behavioral positions within an online interreligious encounter.

    Associated Search Terms: Inter-religious; Internet
  • Why People Will Not Vote for Atheist Candidates.
    Djupe, Paul A., Brian R. Calfano, and Chelsea Back (2013)
    In Paul A. Djupe and Brian R. Calfano (eds.) God Talk: Experimenting with the Religious Causes of Public Opinion. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 74-92.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Politics; Prejudice, religious
  • Dehumanizing Christians.
    Yancey, George (2013)
    Piscataway, New Jersey Transaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Stereotype; Prejudice, anti-religious
  • Religious group cues and citizen policy attitudes in the United States.
    Adkins, Todd, Geoffrey C. Layman, David E. Campbell, and John C. Green (2013)
    Politics and Religion 6:2: 235-263.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Prejudice, anti-religious
  • Deprivitzation of disbelief?: Non-religiosity ad anti-religiosity in 14 Western European countries.
    Ribberink, Egbert, Peter Achterberg, and Dick Houtman (2013)
    Politics and Religion 6: 101-120.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe, western; Atheist, Europe; Prejudice, anti-religious
  • On the receiving end: Discrimination toward the non-religious in the United States.
    Cragun, Ryan T., Barry Kosmin, Ariella Keysar, Joseph H. Hammer, and Michael Nielsen (2012)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 27:1: 105-127.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; United States; Prejudice, anti-religious; Discrimination
  • 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
  • Who has Religious Prejudice? Differing Sources of Anti-religious Animosity in the United States.
    Yancey, George (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 52:2: 159-171.

    Analyzes 2008 U.S.A. survey data; political progressiveness & educational attainment positively predict prejudice toward fundamentalists.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, religious; Liberalism; Education
  • Confidence in Religious Leaders in Korea: A Research Note.
    Kim, Jibum, Sang-wook Kim, and Jeong-Han Kang (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:2: 320-327.

    Uses 2003-07 Korean General Social Survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy image; Korea (South); Confidence in religious leaders
  • Hindus' Evaluations of Hindus and Muslims: Religious Leaders and Pilgrims at the Magh Mela.
    Ruback, R. Barry; Neena Kohli; and Janak Pandey (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:2: 375-385.

    Interviews with religious leaders & pilgrims show belief was associated with favoring Hindus & practice to negative views of Muslims.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Hindu, India; India; Practice; Prejudice, religious
  • Integration or Individuation: Are the Salvation Goods Promised by First-Century Christian Preaching Still Attractive?
    Brandt, Pierre-Yves (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation Goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 101-125.

    The 1st century appeal of Christianity, as presented by Gerd Theissen, was social integration; Christianity does not offer that in the modern world.

    Associated Search Terms: Religious goods; Modernity; Integration (social); Early Christian; Individualism
  • Salvation Goods and the Religious Market in the Cultic Milieu.
    Mayer, Jean-François (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation Goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 257-273.

    Gives Swiss examples of market behavior among new age enterpreneurs.

    Associated Search Terms: Switzerland; Religious goods; Market model; Quasi-religion; New age
  • Reflections
    Perry, Everett L., and Margaret Tammen Perry (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 50:2: 137-138.

    Recollections of the early days of the Religious Research Association and the Review of Religious Research.

    Associated Search Terms: Religious Research Association; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • Salvation Goods and the Canonization Logic: On Two Popular Cults of Southern Italy.
    Mancini, Silvia (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation Goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 127-147.

    Based on 2004 field work on the cults of San Pio da Patrelcina (Padre Pio) & Alberto de Serradarce.

    Associated Search Terms: Religious goods; Possession; Saints; Italy, Salerno; Exorcism; Italy, San Giovanni Rotondo; Italy, South; Popular religion; Magic
  • Religious Stratification: Its Origins, Persistence, and Consequences.
    Davidson, James D. (2008)
    Sociology of Religion 69:4: 371-395.

    2007 presidential address, Association for the Sociology of Religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, religious; United States; Hate crimes; Levels of inclusiveness; Historical; Stratification
  • Salvation Goods and Culture Goods: An Interpretation of Max Weber.
    Merz-Benz, Peter-Ulrich (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation Goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 19-30.

    Weber's depiction of the rational elimination of distractions from a subjective dwelling on the divne is a more convincing model of religious rationality than that proposed in rational choice theory.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Religious goods; Rationality; Rational choice theory; Other-worldly asceticism; Mysticism; Asceticism; Inner-worldly asceticism
  • Salvation Goods, the Gift Economy and Charismatic Concern.
    Pace, Enzo (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 149-170.

    Salvation goods are governed not only by the exchange economy but also & moreso by the gift economy. Case studies from Brazil & Italy. The Catholic Charismatic case responded to an internal Church market; the Igreja Universal responded to an external one.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy; Comparative; Italy; Gift; Liminality; Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus; Pentecostal, Brazil; Communitas; Religious goods; Ritual; Charisma; Brazil; Market model
  • Indian Gurus and the Quest for Self-Perfection Among the Educated Middle-Class.
    Altglas, Véronique (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation Goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 211-233.

    Based on field work in France & Great Britain; highlights adaptations made in the religious goods.

    Associated Search Terms: Yoga, France; Siddha Yoga, France; Sivananda, Great Britain; Hindu, Great Britain; Adaptation; France; Participant observation; Hindu, France; Religious goods; Great Britain
  • Muslim-Christian Encounters in Africa.
    Soares, Benjamin F. (2006)
    Leiden: E.J. Brill.

    Associated Search Terms: Inter-religious; Islam, Africa; Christian, Africa; Africa
  • Salvation Goods and Religious Markets: Integrating Rational Choice and Weberian Perspectives.
    Stolz, Jörg (2006)
    Social Compass 53:1: 13-32. [Also in Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation Goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, 2008, pp. 51-80.]

    Typlogy of religious goods; based on but goes beyond rational choice theory and Weber's Heilsgut.

    Associated Search Terms: Definition of religion; Weber, Max; Rational choice theory; Market model; Compensators; Membership; Religious goods
  • Religiosity, Altruism, and Altruistic Hypocrisy: Evidence from Protestant Adolescents.
    Ji, Chang-ho, Lori Pendergraft, and Matthew Perry (2006)
    Review of Religious Research 48:2: 156-178.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 6-12th grade students in Evangelical church -affiliated schools in the U.S.A.. & Canada; doctrine of loving neighbor ("horizontal faith maturity") but not intrinsic religion or orthodoxy predict altruistic action.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, Canada; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Students, primary; Intrinsic/extrinsic; Altruism; Religious maturity; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Students, secondary
  • Discriminatory Attitudes towards Controversial Religious Groups in Poland.
    Doktór, Tadeusz (2001)
    In Irena Borowik and Miklós Tomka (eds.) Religion and Social Change in Post-Communist Europe. Kraków: Nomos, pp. 149-162.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Prejudice, religious; Poland
  • Continuities and Changes in the Review of Religious Research.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:4: 475-479.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Review of Religious Research
  • Not in my backyard: Studies of other religions in the context of SSSR-RRA annual meetings.
    Beyer, Peter F. (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:4: 525-530.

    Associated Search Terms: Religious Research Association; Society for the Scientific Study of Religion
  • Refining the Nature and Purpose of Research on Religion: Competing Goals in the Early Years (1944-1973) of the RRA and SSSR.
    Moberg, David O. (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:4: 401-421.

    Associated Search Terms: Society for the Scientific Study of Religion; Religious Research Association
  • The Catholic Church and Possible "Organizational Selves": The Implications for Institutional Change
    Dillon, Michele (1999)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 38:3: 386-397.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights; Women; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Greening of Mainline American Religion: A Sociological Analysis of the Environmental Ethics of the National Religious Partnership for the Environment.
    Shibley, Mark A., and Jonathon L. Wiggins (1997)
    Social Compass 44:3: 333-348.

    Associated Search Terms: National Religious Partnership for the Environment; Politics, U.S.A.; Justice; Environmentalism
  • A comparison of Protestant ministers and parishioners on expressed purpose in life and intrinsic religious motivation.
    Weinstein, L., and C.C. Cleanthous (1996)
    Psychology: A Journal of Human Behaviour 33: 26-29.

    Associated Search Terms: Intrinsic religious motivation scale; Intrinsic/extrinsic; Meaning; Clergy
  • A Cesare o a Dio? L'insegnante laico di religione. Un caso di professionalizzazione.
    Cappello, Fanny, and Alessandro Maccelli (1994)
    Rassegna italiana di sociologia 35:2: 231-246.

    Based on 1990 interview data from lay Catholic religion teachers in Bologna, Modena, & Reggio Emilia.

    Associated Search Terms: Professionalization; Religious educator; Italy
  • The Relationship Between Marital Satisfaction and Religious Maturity.
    Anthony, Michael J. (1993)
    Religious Education 88: 97-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Religious maturity
  • Dual Ordination Tracks: Differential Benefits and Costs for Men and Women Clergy.
    Nesbitt, Paula D. (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:1: 13-30. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Gender and Religion (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1994), pp. 27-44]

    Demography of Episcopal permanent deacons & Unitarian Ministers of Religious Education & other clergy suggest disprivileged tracks for women.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Clergy; Episcopal; Religious educator; Deacon/deaconess; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Unitarian Universalist
  • To Empower Catholics: The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights as a "Mediating Structure."
    Varacalli, Joseph A. (1988)
    Nassau Review 5:4: 45-61.

    Discusses an organization founded in 1973 that was intended to be a Catholic counterpart of the Jewish Anti-Defamation League.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights
  • Antireligious Prejudice in Admission to Doctoral Programs in Clinical Psychology.
    Gartner, John D. (1986)
    Professional Psychology: Research and Practice 17: 473-475.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-religious; Psychologists
  • Cultphobia.
    Kilbourne, Brock K., and James T. Richardson (1986)
    Thought 61: 258-266.

    Associated Search Terms: Anti-cult movement; Prejudice, religious
  • A Test of Yinger's Measure of Non-doctrinal Religion: Implictions for Invisible Religion as a Belief System.
    Nelsen, Hart M., Robert F. Everett, Paul Douglas Mader, and Warren C. Hamby (1976)
    Journal for the scientific Study of Religion 15:3: 263-267.

    Factor analysis of 1972 questionnaire data from students at Western Kentucky University; shows dimensions within Yinger's non-doctrinal religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Non-doctrinal religious interest; Invisible religion; Students, undergraduate
  • A Validated Intrinsic Religious Motivation Scale.
    Hoge, Dean R. (1972)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 11:4: 369-376.

    Associated Search Terms: Intrinsic religious motivation scale; Motivation
  • The Effect of Religious Membership on Religious Prejudice.
    Blum, Barbara Sandra, and John H. Mann (1960)
    Journal of Social Psychology 52: 97-101.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, religious
  • A Factor-Analytic Study of Chicago Protestant Ministers' Conceptions of What It Means to be "Religious."
    Shand, John D. (1953)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Factor analysis; Protestant, U.S.A.; Religious
  • The Values of the Post-war College Student.
    Spoerl, Dorothy T. (1952)
    Journal of Social Psychology 35: 217-225.

    Analyzes 1947-48 questionnaire data from 1st yr. students at American International College, Springfield, MA: compares religious interest of Protestants, Catholic, & Jews, & published means of Harvard students.

    Associated Search Terms: Religious interest; Students, undergraduate; Protestant, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Religious Science Church of Dallas: A Sociological Study.
    Wendt, Robert Lewis (1950)
    M.A. thesis, Southern Methodist University.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Dallas; Religious Science Church
  • The Church and Religious Activity.
    Landis, Benson Y. (1935)
    American Journal of Sociology 40: 780-787.

    Provides a review of recent events; focuses on membership & contributions.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Institute of Social and Religious Research; Protestant, U.S.A.; Membership; Catholic, U.S.A.
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