Best Practices
Paper Series
Resources

Sociology of Religion Searchable Bibliographic Database
Research Hub > Other Resources

Search thousands of sociological books, journal articles, theses and dissertations by subject, author, title or publication information. To begin, enter search term(s) below and click Go! Title links in search results lead to item in Amazon.com.

You can also browse citations by subject by clicking on the "Browse Terms" tabs.



Citations
  • The origins of religious homophily in a medium and large school.
    Cook, J. Benjamin, Philip Schwadel, and Jacob E. Cheadle (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:1: 65-80.

    Analyzes 1994 & '95 in-school questionnaire data from 7-12 grade students in 2 schools, larger than ones studied in the past, that were involved in he National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (U.S.A.) survey. Religion of friends affects respondents' religion, leading to homophily, in contrast to what occurs in small schools.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Socialization; Network; Homophily
  • The perceived role of Islamic religiosity in minorities' educational success in Belgium. A cure or curse?
    Van Praag, Lore, Orhan Agirdag, Peer Aj Sevens, and Mieke van Houte (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 529-546.

    Based on 2009-11 interviews with Muslim students in 3 secondary schools in Flanders. They cited skill of memorization, friendship networks, and avoidance of drugs and alcohol as helpful in school.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Belgium; Students, secondary; Belgium; Assimilation; Education
  • Religious quest orientation and anti-gay sentimen: Nuancing the relationship between relgiosity and negative attitudes toward homosexuality among young Muslims and Christians in Flanders.
    Droogenbroeck, Filip Van, Bram Spruyt, Jessy Siongers, and Gil Keppens (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 787-799.

    Analyzes 2013 questionnaire data from secondary level students in the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium. For both Christian & Muslim students, a "quest" measure (openness to religious rethinking) inversely predicted negative views of homosexuality, while other measures of religiosity positively predicted them.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Quest; Doubt; Belgium, Flanders; Students, secondary
  • The influence of religious preferences on choice of churh congregation and church attendance.
    Davignon, Phil (2016)
    Social Compass 63:2: 268-283.

    Analyzes 2012 questionnaire data from Christian students at 31 denominational colleges & universities in the U.S.A. Individual preferences are related to choice of congregation & frequency of attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: Rational choice theory; Students, undergraduate; Practice
  • 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: Sex; Students, undergraduate; Risk preference; Reductionism; Religiosity; Factor analysis
  • Urban American Indian youth spirituality and religion: A latent class analysis.
    Kulis, Stephen S., and Monica Tsethlikai (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 677-697.

    Based on data from Native American middle school students in Phoenix, Arizona. Connection with traditional Native American religious traditions predicts better school performance.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Native American Church; Native Americans; United States, Arizona, Phoenix; Students, primary
  • Religion et transition énergétique: une étude e Amérique du Sud.
    Parker Gumucio, Cristián (2015)
    Social Compass 62:3: 344-361.

    A study of Chilean university students suggests the religiously involved are slightly less supportive in behavior of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and social patterns of sustainable energy consumption.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Chile; Students, undergraduate
  • A common godlessness: A snapshot of a Canadian university atheist club, why its members joined, and what that community means to them.
    Tomlins, Steven (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 117-136.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Canada; Students, undergraduate
  • Investigating the connection between science and this-worldly oriented superstition: A research note on the case of school adolescents in urban China.
    Hu, Anning (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:4: 575-586.

    Analyzes 2009 questionnaire data from junior high school students in Chinese cities. Scientific orientation & knowledge was inversely related to a magical or superstitious orientation.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; China; Magic; Science
  • Race differences in acceptance of cremation: Religion, Durkheim, and death in the African American community.
    Buchanan, Tom, and Paige Gabriel (2015)
    Social Compass 62:1: 22-42.

    Analyzes undergraduate student survey data; follow-up interviews. African Americans rejected cremation because traditional funerary practices comprised occasions of community solidarity.

    Associated Search Terms: Solidarity; Students, undergraduate; African Americans; Funeral
  • Filipino Catholic students and prayer as conversation with God.
    Cornelio, Jayeel Serrano (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Linda Woodhead (eds.) A Sociology of Prayer. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 133-152.

    Based on interviews with college & university students in Catholic organizations in the Philippines. Respondents described prayer as conversation with God.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Philippines; Philippines; Prayer; Students, undergraduate; Individualism
  • Social affiliation from religious disaffiliation: Evidence of selective mixing among youth with no religious preference durign the transition to college.
    Sepulvado, Brandon, Michael Penta, David Hachen, and Omar Lizardo (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:4: 833-841.

    Analyzes cell phone connection data from a cohort of University of Notre Dame first year students. Finds religious non-affiliates & non-Catholic affiliates in their own networks.

    Associated Search Terms: Minority; Atheist; Homophily; Network; Students, undergraduate
  • Without God yet not without nuance: A qualitative study of atheism and non-religion among Scottish university students.
    Cotter, Christopher R. (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 171-193.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Great Britain; Great Britain, Scotland; Students, undergraduate
  • 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: Religiosity; Education; University; Students, undergraduate; Belief; Practice; Prayer; Professor
  • Religious tradition, religiosity, or everyday theologies? Unpacking religion's relationship to support for legalizing same-sex marriage among a college student sample.
    Walls, N. Eugene, Michael R. Woodford, and Denise L. Levy (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 219-243.

    Analyzes survey data from introductory sociology students at 6 U.S. colleges & universities. Specified beliefs, more than practice & denomination, predicted support for or rejection of same-sex marriage.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Homosexuality; Students, undergraduate; Belief
  • "A brotherhood of believers": Religious identity and boundary work in a Christian fraternity.
    Gurrentz, Benjamin T. (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:1: 113-135.

    Based on participant observation & interviews in a Christian fraternity at a southeast U.S. university.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Boundary maintenance; Education; Identity
  • Beliefs about faith and work: Development and validation of honoring God and prosperity gospel scales.
    Neubert, Mitchell J., Kevin D. Dougherty, Jerry Z. Park, and Jenna Griebel (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:1: 129-146.

    Develops scales measuring work beliefs (work as a means of honoring God) & beliefs about God. Convergences & divergences between the 2 scales & others are noted. The 2 scales measure different orientations.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Prosperity Gospel; Scale; Students, undergraduate; Work
  • Racial/ethnic variations in the consequences of religious participation for academic achievement at elite colleges and universities.
    Owens, Jayanti (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:1: 80-112.

    Analyzes 1999 interview & 2000-03 follow-up telephone interview data from students at 28 U.S. selective colleges & universities. High school religious practice predicts college grade point averages. For Latino & to some extent African Americans participation in religious groups during college improve grade point averages.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Students, undergraduate; Practice; Latino Americans; Education; Campus ministry; African Americans
  • 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: Moral; Iran; Students, undergraduate; Consequential dimension; Authoritarianism; Dimensions of religiosity; Shi'ite, Iran; Students, secondary
  • Religious coping: The role of religion in attenuating the effect of sexual victimization of college women on trust.
    Tamburello, Jeffrey A., Kyle Irwin, and Martha Gault Sherman (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:4: 581-595.

    Analyzes 1990-95 panel data from a convenience sample of undergraduate women in a state-supported American university. Religious participation can mitigate the negative effects of sexual victimization on generalized trust.

    Associated Search Terms: Trust; Practice; Panel study; Sexual advances; Sexual assault; Sexual harassment; Students, undergraduate; Coping
  • Extrinsic religious orientation and well-being: Is their negative association real or spurious?
    Doane, Michael J., Marta Elliott, and Portia S. Dyrenforth (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:1: 45-60.

    Analyzes online survey data from students at a small private college in the U.S. & a large public university in Ireland. Perceived social support explained the inverse relationship in both groups between extrinsic religiosity & well-being.

    Associated Search Terms: Social support; Intrinsic/extrinsic; Ireland; Deprivation; Students, undergraduate; United States; Well-being
  • Sexual prejudice among Christian college students, denominational teachings, and personal religious beliefs.
    Woodford, Michael R., Denise Levy, and N. Eugene Walls (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:1: 105-130.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from students at a large Midwest U.S. university; doctrinal stance by one's denomination & agreement with that were important predictors of disapproval of homosexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Syncretism; Doctrine; Prejudice, anti-homosexual; Homosexuality; Belief; Students, graduate
  • When Diversity Drops: Race, Religion, and Affirmative Action in Higher Education.
    Park, Julie J. (2013)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Participant observation study of Intervarsity Christian Fellowship at a university in California after a 1996 referendum ended affirmative action admissions, thereby lessening the presence of minorities in the Fellowship even as it sought to increase diversity.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Race; Participant observation; Diversity; Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
  • Assessing the denominational identity of American Evangelical colleges and universities, part III: The student experience.
    Davignon, Phil, Perry L. Glanzer, and P. Jesse Rine (2013)
    Christian Higher Education. 12(5): 315-30.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Identity; Education; Students, undergraduate; University
  • Constructing a Calling: The Case of Evangelical Christian International Students in the United States.
    Williams, Roman R. (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:2: 254-280.

    Based on 2007-09 interviews with 72 international students in Boston and 2 Chinese cities, with follow-ups using photographs of everyday settings made by the students themselves. The theme of callings recognized as God-given emerged.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical; Life histories; Visual; Calling; Students, foreign; Occupation; Narrative
  • Religious coping and depression in young adulthood: Effects of global stress exposure and pre-teenage religious service attendance.
    Eliassen, A. Henry (2013)
    Review of Religious Reseach 55:3:413-433.

    Analyzes 1990-2000 panel interview data from Miami-Date County, Florida, middle & high school students. Early regular religious exposure & high global stress exposure are preconditions for a relationship between current religious coping & depression symptoms in young female adults. The relationship is an inverted U.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Florida, Miami; Depression; Stress; Students, secondary; Young adults
  • The association between sucidal ideation, explicit religion and implicit religion: An empirical enquiry among 13 to 15 year-old adolescents.
    Francis, Leslie J. (2013)
    Implicit Religion 16:1: 93-109.

    Operationalizes implicit religion as believing one can be a good Christian without attending church. analyzes questionnaire data from English & Welsh 13-15 year old students. Implicit religion was not associated with lower levels of suicide ideation.

    Associated Search Terms: Suicide; Adolescents; Great Britain, England; Great Britain, Wales; Implicit religion; Practice; Students, secondary
  • Structure and dynamics of religious insurgency: Students and the spread of the Reformation.
    Kim, Hyojoung, and Steven Pfaff (2012)
    American Sociological Review 77:2: 18-215.

    Associated Search Terms: Reformation; Students; Historical; Change
  • Religious beliefs, diet, and physical activity among Jewish adolescents.
    Benjamins, Maureen R. (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 588-597.

    Analyzes 2010 questionnaire data from 5th-8th grade children in an Orthodox Jewish school system; those who said religious beliefs influenced their decisions about being physically active a lot were more active. No such effects were shown for eating behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish; Students, primary; Health; Obesity
  • The "friendship dynamics of religion," or the "religious dynamics of friendship"? A social network analysis of adolescents who attend small schools.
    Cheadle, Jacob E., and Philip Schwadel (2012)
    Social Science Research 41:5: 1198-1212.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Homophily; Network; Students, secondary
  • Embodied faith: Agency and obedience among face-veiled university students in Indonesia.
    Nisa, Eva F. (2012)
    Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology 13:4: 366-381.

    Associated Search Terms: Indonesia; Islam, Indonesia; Students, undergraduate
  • Social customs and demographc change: The case of godparenthood in Catholic Europe.
    Alfani, Guido, Vincent Gourdon, and Agnese Vitali (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 482-504.

    Based on 2007-08 questionnaire data from university students in Italy & France. Unlike the Middle Ages, godparents have been chosen from among relatives. Demographic change is reducint the availability now of uncles & aunts as godparents.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptism; France; Students, undergraduate; Italy; Godparent
  • The Influence of Religion on Adolescent Family Life in England: An Explanatory Study of the Views of Young People and Parents.
    Horwath, Jan, Janet Lees, and Peter Sidebotham (2012)
    Social Compass 59:2: 257-275.

    British adolescents had religious beliefs, based on family & peer expectations rather than on church authorities'.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Family; Students, secondary; Adolescents; Focus group
  • Religious socialization among Malaysian Muslim adolescents: A family structure comparison.
    Krauss, Steven Eric, Azimi Hamzah, Ismi Arif Ismail, Turiman Suandi, Siti Rabaah Hamzah, Dzuhailmi Dahalan, and Fazilah Idris (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:4: 499-518.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from greater Kuala Lumpur area Muslim secondary school students. Most factors predicting religiosity did so more strongly for children from 2-parent families.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Islam, Malaysia; Socialization; Students, secondary; Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
  • Religious Commitment, Skepticism, and Struggle among U.S. College Students: The Impact of Majority/Minority Religious Affiliation and Institutional Type.
    Small, Jeremy L., and Nicholas A. Bowman (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:1: 154-174.

    Analyzes 2004 survey data from U.S.a. undergraduates; majority (Protestant) students experienced increased religious commitment & decreased skepticism compared to religious minoriites, but with greater struggle.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Students, undergraduate; Minority
  • U.S. College Students' Perception of Religion and Science: Conflict, Collaboration, or Independence? A Research Note.
    Scheitle, Christopher P. (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:1: 175-186.

    Analyzes 2003-07 panel questionnaire data from U.S.A. undergraduates; most saw no conflict between religion & science, especially toward the end of college. Education & business majors are most likely to see a conflict.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Education; Students, undergraduate
  • Praying for Mr. Right? Religion, family background, and marital expectations among college women.
    Ellison, Christopher G., Amy M. Burdette, and Norval D. Glenn (2011)
    Journal of Family Issues 32:7: 906-931.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Family; Students, undergraduate
  • Religious and spiritual change in college: Assessing the effect of science education.
    Scheitle, Christopher P. (2011)
    Sociology of Education 84:2: 122-136.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Science; Students, undergraduate
  • Religion and Belief in Higher Education: The Experiences of Staff and Students.
    Weller, Paul, Tristram Hooley, and Nicki Moore (2011)
    London: Equality Challenge Unit.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Professor; Education; Belief
  • The Avant-Garde of the Catholic Church? Catholic Student Groups at the Dominican Churches in Poznan and Krakow, Poland.
    Main, Izabella (2011)
    Social Compass 58:1: 115-132.

    University student groups in Poznan & Krakow organized by Dominican priests were progressive in nature in the post World War II & post Vatican Council II era.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Catholic, Poland; Students, undergraduate; Poland
  • Religious Socialization and Church Attendance in the Netherlands from 1983 to 2007: A Panel Study.
    Vermeer, Paul, Jacques Janssen, and Joep de Hart (2011)
    Social Compass 58:3: 373-392.

    Based on a 1983 study of secondary students & a 2007 follow-up. Church attendance during secondary school was not a good prediction of adult religious involvement.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Netherlands; Panel study; Practice; Students, secondary; Socialization
  • Measuring Religiosity in a Majority Muslim Context: Gender, Religious Salience, and Religious Experience among Kuwaiti College Students--A Research Note.
    González, Alessandra L. (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:2: 339-350.

    Analysis of data from Kuwaiti undergraduate students suggests a new religiosity instrument is needed & that gender differences need to be taken into account.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Gender; Measurement; Religiosity; Kuwait; Islam, Kuwait
  • Children Speak: Catholic Second Graders' Agency and Experiences in the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
    Beste, Jennifer (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:3: 327-350.

    Based on interviews with 73 Catholic second graders.

    Associated Search Terms: Experience; Children; Penance; Students, primary; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Youth Pastor, Youth Ministry, and Youth Attitude toward the Church.
    Ji, Chang-ho, and Tevita Tameifuna (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 52:3: 306-322.

    2000 survey data from 6th graders in Seventh-day Adventist schools show positive effects of churches having youth pastors.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Youth ministry; Students, primary; Clergy
  • Complicating the "Clash of Civilizations": Gender and Politics in Contemporary Kuwait.
    González, Alessandra L., and Lubna Al-Kazi (2011)
    In Patrick Michel and Enzo Pace (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Volume 2: Religion and Politics. Leiden: Brill, pp. 64-84.

    Analyzes 2007 questionnaire data from Kuwaiti undergraduate students. Religiosity & membership in a conservative denomination inversely predicts feminist views, but literalism positively predicts them.

    Associated Search Terms: Kuwait; Gender; Women; Students, undergraduate; Denomination (organizational entity); Experience; Education; Feminism; Islam, Kuwait; Literalism; Modernization; Politics, Kuwait; Salience
  • Differential Reconstruction of Religions among Second Generation Immigrant Youth in Canada.
    Beyer, Peter F. (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 1-28.

    Based on interviews with 1.5-2nd generation immigrants to Canada recruited on university campuses, 2004-06, focusing on Muslims, Hindus, & Buddhists.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Students; Migrant; Canada
  • Brazilian University Students and Religion.
    Oro, Ari Pedro, and Mauro Meirelles (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 65-87.

    Analyzes survey & follow-up interview data from medical & social science students in Brazilian universities.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Students, social science; Belief; Students, medical; Brazil; Medical; Practice
  • Religion, College Grades, and Satisfaction Among Students at Elite Colleges and Universities.
    Mooney, Margarita A. (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:2: 197-215.

    Analyzes 1999 survey data from 1st year students at selective American colleges & universities; religious involvement predicts time in study &, after controlling for that, academic success & satisfaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Achievement; Education; Practice; Students, undergraduate
  • The Teenage Religion and Values Survey in England and Wales.
    Robbins, Mandy, and Leslie J. Francis (2010)
    In Sylvia Collins-Mayo and Pink Dandelion (eds.) Religion and Youth. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 47-54.

    Summarizes late 1990s questionnaire data from secondary students in England & Wales.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Prayer; Belief; Students, secondary; Membership
  • Religiosity, Self-control, and Virginity Status in College Students from the "Bible Belt": A Research Note.
    Vazsonyi, Alexander, and Dusty D. Jenkins (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:3: 561-568.

    Religiosity delays loss of virginity.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; United States, South; Sexual activity
[Viewing Matches 1-50] > [View Matches 1-150]  (of 680 total matches in Citations)

Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

The ARDA is not responsible for content or typographical errors.

Bookmark and Share