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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Neither Jew nor Gentile. Exploring Issues of Racial Diversity on Protestant College Campuses.
    Yancey, George (2010)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    A survey of intitutions shows few effects of diversity programs in attracting minority students or raising their graduation rates. A student survey shows some programs raise tensions. Diverse faculty & diversity courses help.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Race; Protestant, U.S.A.; Education; Racial attitudes
  • The perceived relationship between life events and religiosity among individuals raised in a Mormon community.
    Chou, Hui-Tzu Grace (2010)
    Mental Health, Religion, and Culture 13:5: 437-451.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Mormon, U.S.A.; Religiosity; Life course
  • Religion and Higher Education: Current Knowledge and Directions for Future Research.
    Mayrl, Damon, and Freeden Oeur (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:2: 260-275.

    Review of the literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Education
  • Higher education as moral community: Institutional influences on religious participation during college.
    Hill, Jonathan P. (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:3:515-534.

    1997-2004 panel data show students in Catholic & Mainline Protestant universities declining in religious practice more than those in secular universities, & both of these declining more than in Evangelical universities.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Panel study; Education; Students, undergraduate
  • 'Hooking Up' at College: Does Religion Make a Difference?
    Burdette, Amy M., Christopher G. Ellison, Terrence D. Hill, and Norval D. Glenn (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:3:535-551.

    Analyzes 2001 telephone survey data from college women; Catholics, especially at Catholic colleges, were more likely to be sexually active, Conservative Protestants less. Church attendance suppressed activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Practice; Sexual activity; Students, undergraduate
  • The Unmaking of Prejudice: How Christian Beliefs Relate to Attitudes toward Homosexuals.
    Ford, Thomas E., Thomas Brignall, Thomas L. VanValey, ane Michael J. Macaluso (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:1: 103-146-160.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from undergraduate students; orthodox belief predicted non-prejduice, net of the effects of political authoritarianism.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-homosexual; Prejudice, racial; Belief; Homosexuality; Students, undergraduate
  • The Interconnection between Religious Fundamentalism, Spirituality, and the Four Dimensions of Empathy.
    Bradley, Christopher (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 51:2: 201-219.

    Analyzes 2006 university student questionnaire data; fundamentalist beliefs inversely predicted empathy measures, spirituality directly predicted them.

    Associated Search Terms: Empathy; Spirituality scale; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Students, undergraduate
  • Religious Practice and Civic Social Capital among Miami Youth.
    Labissiere, Yves, Ann Reeder Goraczko, and Alex Stepick (2009)
    In Alex Stepick, Terry Rey, and Sarah J. Mahler (eds.) Churches and Charity in the Immigrant City. Religion, Immigration, and Civic Engagement in Miami. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 231-249.

    Based on 2001 questionnaire data from Florida International University English Composition students. Immigrant & 2nd generation students are more active in church than others, Protestants more than Catholics, females more than males, Black nationalities more than others. Church commitment appears critical for civic engagement.

    Associated Search Terms: Cuban Americans; Jamaican Americans; Mexican Americans; Migrant; Nicaraguan Americans; African Americans; Students, undergraduate; Civic engagement; Generations; Social capital
  • "Happier than non-Christians": Collective emotions and symbolic boundaries among Evangelical Chistians.
    Wilkins, Amy C. (2008)
    Social Psychology Quarterly 71:3: 281-301.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical; Students, undergraduate; Discourse
  • Sex and the Soul: Juggling Sexuality, Spirituality, Romance and Religion on America's College Campuses.
    Freitas, Donna (2008)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual activity; Sexual attitudes; Students, undergraduate
  • Questioning the Need for a Special Methodology for the Study of Eastern Orthodoxy.
    Flere, Sergej (2008)
    Social Compass 55:1: 84-100.

    Analyzes 2005 questionnaire data from Slovenian Catholic, Serbian Orthodox, & American (Alabama) Protestant university students. Rejects the thesis that Serbian Orthodoxy is unlike the others & would require different survey instruments in research.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Students, undergraduate; Serbian Orthodox, Serbia
  • Social Determinants of the Seriousness of Crime: An Examination of a Muslim Sample.
    Serajzadeh, Seyed Hossein (2008)
    Social Compass 55:4: 541-560.

    Analyzes 2002 Iranian student survey data on the seriousness they accord crime; religiosity is a factor.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Deviance/social control; Iran; Students, undergraduate
  • Young Catholics and Pro-Life Thinking: How Catholic College Students View the Issues of Abortion, Euthanasia, and Capital Punishment.
    Maher, Michael J., Linda M. Sever, and Shaun Pichler (2008)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 19: 17-41.

    Analyzes 2003 survey data from Loyola University, Chicago, students; Catholics more than othrs linked abortion, euthanasia, & capital punishment.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Life (moral issue); Moral; Euthanasia; Capital punishment; Students, undergraduate; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Serbian Orthodox Religiousness: An Empirical and Comparative Portrait.
    Flere, Sergej, and Rudi Klanjsek (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 50:1: 35-48.

    Compares religiosity of Serbian Orthodox students in Serbia, Muslim ones in Bosnia, & Catholic ones in Slovenia. The Serbians were more religious than the Slovenians but less than the Bosnians, & were not highly mystical, experiential, or civil religious.

    Associated Search Terms: Bosnia; Religiosity; Slovenia; Comparative; Mysticism; Experience; Serbia; Islam, Bosnia; Serbian Orthodox, Serbia; Catholic, Slovenia; Students, undergraduate; Civil religion
  • The Stereotyping of Nonreligious People by Religious Students: Contents and Subtypes.
    Harper, Marcel (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:4: 539-552.

    Stereotypes that South African religious students have of non-religious people.

    Associated Search Terms: Stereotype; Students, undergraduate
  • Religião e politica entre alunos de serviço social (VFRJ).
    Simões, Pedro (2007)
    Religião e sociedade 27:1: 175-192.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Politics; Social worker
  • Gender and Religious Orientation.
    Flere, Sergej (2007)
    Social Compass 54:2: 239-253.

    Analyzes 2005 student surveys from universities in Slovenia, Bosnia, Serbia, & the U.S.A. Socialization rather than psychological variables explain sex differences in religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Gender; Intrinsic/extrinsic; Socialization; Sex
  • Operationalizing the Civil Religion Concept at a Cross-Cultural Level.
    Flere, Sergej, and Miran Lavric (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:4: 595-604.

    Uses factor analysis to distinguish civil religion attitudes from religiosity & traditionalism. Based on survey data from university students in Slovenia,Bosnia, Serbia, & the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Factor analysis; Civil religion
  • Being Arab: Ethnic and Religious Identity Building among Second Generation Youth in Montreal.
    Eid, Paul (2007)
    Georgetown, Ontario: McGill-Queens University Press.

    Based on interviews with Christian and Muslim Arab undergraduate students in Montreal.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Identity; Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Arab Canadians
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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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