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  • 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
  • The long arm of religion: Childhood adversity, religion, and self-perception among Black Americans.
    Henderson, Andrea K. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 324-348.

    Analyzes 2001-03 National Survey of America Life: Coping with Stress in the 21st Century data from African Americans & Caribbean Americans. Religious coping & attendance buffer negative long-term effect of poor childhood health & low childhood SES on self-esteem & efficacy. However, childhood religious salience ("socialization") exacerbated them.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Caribbean Americans; Life course; Salience; African Americans; Coping; Efficacy; Self-esteem
  • 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
  • Forced Termination of American Clergy: Its Effects and Connection to Negative well-being.
    Tanner, Marcus N., Anisa M. Zvonkovic, and Charlie Adams (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:1: 1-17.

    Analyzes internet questionnaire data from a snowball sample of Protestant American clergy; 28% had been forced from a ministry position at least once in their careers; they had poorer health than others & lower self-esteem, & were more likely to experience emotional exhaustion.

    Associated Search Terms: Depression; Clergy; Health; Stress; Self-esteem; Mental health
  • Religious Involvement and Religious Struggles.
    Hill, Terrence D., and Ryon J. Cobb (2011)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) Toward a Sociological Theory of Religion and Health. Leiden: Brill, pp. 239-260.

    Reviews the literature & develops a theoretical model for the relationship between religion & longevity.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Mortality; Conversion; Depression; Mental health; Self-esteem; Social support; Doubt
  • Sexual minority young adult religiosity, sexual orientation conflict, self-esteem and depressive symptoms.
    Dahl, Angie, and Renee Galliher (2010)
    Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health 14:4: 271-290.

    Associated Search Terms: Depression; Dimensions of religiosity; Homosexuality; Self-esteem; Young adults
  • Church-Based Social Relationships and Change in Self-esteem Over Time.
    Krause, Neal (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:4: 756-773.

    Analyzes 2001 & '04 panel data from older adults in the 48 contiguous U.S.A. states. A close relationship with God predicts self-esteem over time; church social support does not.

    Associated Search Terms: Social support; Panel study; Self-esteem; Parish; Emotion; Gerontology
  • Parental Religious Socialization Practices and Self-esteem in Late Life.
    Krause, Neal (2007)
    Review of Religious Research 49:2: 109-127.

    Based on 2001 interview data from African American & white Christian seniors in the continental U.S.A.; links childhood religious socialization to adult practice & prayer & then to self-esteem in old age.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Self-esteem; Socialization; Gerontology; Prayer; African Americans
  • Mother, Father, and Self: Sources of Young Adults' God Concepts.
    Dickie, Jane R., Lindsey V. Ajega, Joy R. Kobylak, and Kathryn M. Nixon (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:1: 57-71.

    Based on questionnaire & interview data from 132 undergraduates from a small church-affiliated college.

    Associated Search Terms: Self-esteem; Socialization; God, image of; Family
  • Assessing the relationships among prayer expectancies, race, and self-esteem.
    Krause, Neal (2004)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43:3: 395-408.

    Associated Search Terms: Prayer; Race; Self-esteem
  • Exploring Race Differences in the Relationship between Social Interaction with the Clergy and Feelings of Self-worth in Late Life.
    Krause, Neal (2003)
    Sociology of Religion 64:2: 183-205.

    Analyzes survey data from seniors in the mainland U.S.A. who were or had been Christians. Emotional support from clergy bolsters African American elders' self esteem, but not white elders'.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Clergy; Race; Social support; Self-esteem; Gerontology
  • God images and self-worth among adolescents in Scotland.
    Francis, Leslie J., Harry M. Gibson, and Mandy Robbins (2001)
    Mental Health, Religion & Culture 4:2: 103-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; God, image of; Great Britain, Scotland; Self-esteem
  • The "New Age" Worldview of Polish Students.
    Doktór, Tadeusz (1999)
    Social Compass 46:2: 215-224.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; New age; Poland; Students, undergraduate; Mysticism; Stress; Self-esteem; Socialization; Experience
  • Religosity and self-esteem among odler adults.
    Krause, Neal (1995)
    Journal of Gerontology 50;5: 236-246.

    Associated Search Terms: Self-esteem; Religiosity; Gerontology
  • Religious Involvement and Self-perception among Black Americans.
    Ellison, Christopher G. (1993)
    Social Froces 71: 1027-1055.

    Analyzes 1979-80 National Survey of Black Americans data; shows religious involvement correlated with self-esteem.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Self-esteem
  • The return to the veil: Individual autonomy vs. social esteem.
    Mule, Pat, and Diane Barthel (1992)
    Sociological Forum 7:2: 323-332.

    Associated Search Terms: Autonomy; Self-esteem; Islam
  • The Effects of Religion and Social Support on Self-esteem and Depression among the Suddenly Bereaved.
    Sherkat, Darren E. (1992)
    Social Indicators Research 26: 259-275.

    Analyzes 1987 survey data from families recently losing members through accidental & suicidal deaths in a southwest U.S. city; church attendance predicted self-esteem.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Self-esteem; Suicide
  • Charisma, Ritual, Collective Effervescence, and Self-esteem.
    Carlton-Ford, Steven L. (1992)
    Sociological Quarterly 33:3: 365-387.

    Analyzes 1974 questionnaire data from members of urban communes; shows ritual, interpersonal power, & presence of charismatic leaders supporting self-esteem.

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; Self-esteem; Ritual; Power; Charisma
  • The effects of religion and social support on self-esteem and depression among the suddenly bereaved.
    Sherkat, Darren, and Mark D. Reed (1991)
    Social Indicators Research 26:3: 259-275.

    Associated Search Terms: Self-esteem; Social support; Death; Depression
  • Ideology, Self-esteem, and Religious Doctrine: Towards a Socio-psychological Understanding of the Popularity of Evangelicalism in Modern, Capitalist America.
    Jacobs, Anton K. (1990)
    Ultimate Reality and Meaning 13:2: 122-133.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Ideology; Self-esteem; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Stress and Religious Involvement among Older Blacks.
    Krause, Neal, and Thanh V. Tran (1989)
    Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences 41: S4-S13.

    Analyzes 1979-80 National Survey of Black Americans data; shows religiosity buoying respondents' self-esteem & mastery over life, thereby counterbalancing effects of stressful life events.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Mastery over life; Self-esteem; Stress; Gerontology; African Americans
  • "And Thy Neighbor as Thyself": Self-esteem and Faith in People as Correlates of Religiosity and Family Solidarity among Middletown High School Students.
    Bahr, Howard M., and Thomas K. Martin (1983)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 22:2: 132-144.

    Little relation of religiosity to self-esteem shown, but church attendance is related to faith in people.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Indiana, Muncie; Self-esteem; Practice; Students, secondary
  • Self-esteem and Religiosity: An Analysis of Catholic Adolescents from Five Cultures.
    Smith, Christopher B., Andrew J. Weigert, and Darwin L. Thomas (1979)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 18:1: 51-60.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Catholic; Mexico, Merida; Puerto Rico, San Juan; United States, New York, New York; Sex; Spain, Seville; Students, secondary; Self-esteem; Germany, Bonn
  • Adolescent Self-Esteem and Religiosity: A Cross-National Analysis.
    Smith, Christopher B. (1973)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Notre Dame.

    Associated Search Terms: Spain, Seville; Comparative; Puerto Rico, San Juan; Mexico, Merida; Self-esteem; Sex; Students, secondary; Catholic; Germany, Bonn; United States, New York, New York; United States, Minnesota, St. Paul
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