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  • "It just always seemed like it wasn't a big deal, yet I know for some people they really struggle with it": LGBT religious identities in context.
    Fuist, Todd Nicholas (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 770-786.

    Based on interviews & participant observation in 3 LGBT-identified congregations in the U.S.A. Some interviewees felt a need to reconcile dissonant components of the self-concept, some did not.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Identity; Participant observation; Self concept
  • Plasticidade e pessoalidade no espiritismo crioulo cubano.
    Santo, Diana Espírito (2014)
    Mana 20:1: 68-98.

    Associated Search Terms: Self concept; Spiritualist, Cuba; Cuba
  • Shinto festival involvement and sense of self in contemporary Japan.
    Roemer, Michael K. (2010)
    Japan Forum 22:3/4: 491-512.

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; Japan; Practice; Ritual; Self concept; Shinto
  • Religious Involvement, Beliefs about God, and the Sense of Mattering among Older Adults.
    Schieman, Scott, Alex Bierman, and Christopher G. Ellison (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:3: 517-535.

    Analyzes 2001-02 interview data from senior citizens in Washington, D.C. & 2 adjoining Maryland counties; beliefs in divine control mediate effects of practice & prayer on measures of oneself mattering.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Prayer; Practice; Gerontology; Control, divine; Belief; Self concept
  • The Sense of Divine Control and the Self-Concept: A Study of Race Differences in Late-Life.
    Schieman, Scott, and M.A. Milkie (2005)
    Research on Aging 27: 165-196.

    Associated Search Terms: Control, divine; Race; Gerontology; Self concept
  • Religiosity as a Mediator of Caregiver Well-being: Does Ethnicity Make a Difference?
    Morazno, Carmen L., and Denise King (2005)
    In Harry R. Moody (ed.) Religion, Spirituality, and Aging. Binghamton, New York: Haworth, pp. 69-84./Journal of Gerontological Social Work 45:1-3: 69-84.

    Analyzes survey data from African American, Latino, & other caregivers of Alsheimer's patients. Religiosity predicted epression inversely & self-acceptance directly.

    Associated Search Terms: Depression; Self concept; Latino Americans; African Americans
  • The Sense of Divine Control and the Self-Concept: A Study of Race Differences in Late Life.
    Schieman, Scott, Tetyana Pudrovska, and Melissa Milkie (2005)
    Research on Aging 27: 165-196.

    Associated Search Terms: Control, sense of; Gerontology; Race; Self concept; Control, divine
  • The association between spiritual and religious involvement and depressive symptoms in a Canadian population.
    Baetz, Marilyn, Ronald Griffin, Rudy Bowen, Harold G. Koenig, and Eugene Marcoux (2004)
    Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 192:12: 818-822.

    Associated Search Terms: Salience; Self concept; Practice; Depression; Canada
  • Religion and the Life Attitudes and Self-Images of American Adolescents.
    Smith, Christian, and Robert Faris (2002)
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina: National Study of Youth and Religion.

    Analyzes 1996 survey data from American adolescents (12th graders). Religious participation & salience correlate with positive self-images & attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Education; Practice; Life satisfaction; Salience; Self concept; Adolescents
  • Religiöse Virtuosen: Nonnen.
    Lau, Ephrem Else (1993)
    In Jörg Bergmann, Alois Hahn, and Thomas Luckmann (eds.) Religion und Kultur. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, Sonderheft 33/1. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, pp. 206-217.

    Sees the virtuosity culture of sisters influencing the self-understanding of women.

    Associated Search Terms: Sisters; Women; Virtuoso; Self concept
  • The Self-Concept of Rajneeshpuram Commune Members.
    Latkin, Carl A. (1990)
    Journal for the scientific Study of Religion 29:1: 91-98.

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Rajneesh; Self concept
  • Who Lies in Utopia? A Brief Report on the Rajneeshpuram Research Project.
    Latkin, Carl A., Richard A. Hagan, Richard A. Littman, and Norman D. Sundberg (1987)
    Sociological Analysis 48:1: 73-81.

    Members of the disbanded community were young, mostly white, well-educated, & from middle & upper middle class backgrounds; psychological data indicate healthy self-perceptions.

    Associated Search Terms: Rajneesh; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Self concept
  • Rajneeshpuram, Oregon--An Exploration of Gender and Work Roles, Self-Concept, and Psychological Well-Being in an Experimental Community.
    Latkin, Carl A. (1987)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Oregon. [DA 48:7 B, p. 2141]

    A 1985 survey & 4 years participant observation show the subculturally esteemed "feminine" traits.

    Associated Search Terms: Rajneesh; Participant observation; Women; Commune; Self concept; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram
  • Self-Attitudes and Deviant Behavior: The Case of the Charismatic Religious Movement.
    Freemesser, George F., and Howard B. Kaplan (1976)
    Journal of Youth and Adolescence 5:1: 1-10.

    Compares neo-Pentecostal youths & traditional members of 3 urban Protestant churches; the former had derogated self-concepts that were becoming less so.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Pentecostal, neo; Self concept
  • Bridge Burners: Commitment and Participation in a Religious Movement.
    Hine, Virginia H. (1970)
    Sociological Analysis 31:2: 61-66.

    The experiential source of commitment consists of a subjective state that changes the self-image, of some cognitive restructuring, & overt acts that set one apart in some way.

    Associated Search Terms: Cognitive; Self concept; Pentecostal; Commitment; Experiential dimension
  • Rural-Urban Differences in the Decision to Enter the Ministry.
    Schmidt, Alvin J. (1969)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 8:1: 166.

    Studies Lutherans at Concordia Theological seminary, Springfield, Illinois; rural seminarians more than urban chose ministry at an early age & with an apparently strong charismatic self-concept.

    Associated Search Terms: Vocation; Self concept; Seminarians; Lutheran, Missouri Synod
  • The Concept of the Minister--A Study of Certain Relationships between Occupational Stereotypes, Self-Concept, and Selected Variables.
    Kendall, John S. (1959)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Minnesota.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Self concept; Clergy image
  • Some Factors Influencing Women to Choose Church-Related Vocations. A Study in Occupational Sociology.
    Linder, Irene Christine (1956)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Iowa.

    Analyzes 1954-55 survey data from students at the National College for Christian Workers, participants in a Methodist training program, & a control from the University of Missouri--Kansas City.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Occupation; Self concept; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Vocation; Identity; Motivation; Twenty Statements Test
  • Role Conflicts of Military Chaplains.
    Burchard, Waldo W. (1954)
    American Sociological Review 19: 528-535. [Also in J. Milton Yinger (ed.), Religion, Society and the Individual (New York: Macmillan, 1957), pp. 586-599]

    Based on 1952 interviews of current & former military chaplains in the San Francisco Bay Area; chaplains address role conflict through rationalization & compartmentalization.

    Associated Search Terms: Self concept; Military chaplain; Role conflict
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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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