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  • Prosocial skeptics: Skepticism and generalized trust.
    Loveland, Matthew, Alexander G. Capella, and India Maisonet (2017)
    Critical Research on Religion 5:3: 251-265.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Trust
  • The effects of Protestant theological conservatism and trust on environmental cooperation.
    Irwin, Kyle, and Brandon C. Martinez (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 199-212.

    Analyzes 2010 General Social survey (USA) data; conservative Protestantism is characterized by lower levels of trust, which in turn undermine environmental cooperation.

    Associated Search Terms: Trust; Environmentalism; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Trust at Work: A Study on Faith and Trust of Protestant Entrepreneurs in China
    Tong, Joy K.C., and Fenggang Yang (2016)
    Religions 7(12), 136; doi:10.3390/rel7120136 (online)

    Based on in-depth interviews; religiosity facilitates trust.

    Associated Search Terms: Business people; China; Protestant, China; Trust
  • Does a nation's religious composition affect generalized trust? The role of religious heterogeneity and the percent religious.
    Olson, Daniel V.A., and Miao Li (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:4: 756-773.

    Combines international surveys for a sample from 69 nations & 77,405 respondents. Nations that are both highly religiously diverse & highly religious have lower average levels of trust.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Religiosity, collective; Trust
  • Does religion breed trust? A cross-national study of the effects of religious involvement, religious faith, and religious context on social trust.
    Dingemans, Ellen, and Erik van ingen (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:4: 739-755.

    Analyzes 2008 European Values study data. At the micro level, integration into religious communities furthers trust; religious socialization & salience lower it. At the macro level, Protestantism & religious diversity further trust.

    Associated Search Terms: Levels of inclusiveness; Trust; Salience; Pluralism; Dimensions of religiosity; Europe
  • Generating trust in congregations: Engagement, exchange, and social networks.
    Seymour, Jeffrey M., Michael R. Welch, Karen Monique Gregg, and Jessica Collett (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:1: 130-144.

    Analyzes 2006 interview data (Wave 1, Portraits of American Life Study) from adult Americans. Closeness of ties to religious leaders, interpersonal ties within congregations, & giving & receiving aid predict trust.

    Associated Search Terms: Network; Trust; Congregation
  • Religiosity, trust and tolerance in times of recession. The cases of Spain and Greece.
    Stathopoulou, Theoni, and Anastasia Kostaki (2014)
    In N.P. Petropoulos and G.O. Tsobanoglou (eds.) The Debt Crisis in the Eurozone: Social Impacts. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, U.K.: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Tolerance; Trust
  • Religion, Religiosity, and Democratic Values. a Comparative Perspective of Islamic and Non-Islamic Societies.
    Bayat, Mohammad Reza (2014)
    Leiden: Brill.

    Uses multi-country survey data. At the societal & individual levels, Islam, as well as other religions, correlates with trust of institutions, acceptance of democratic values, & acceptance of free-market economics.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Trust; Economic; Islam
  • "I doubt. Therefore, I believe": Facing uncertainty and belief in the making.
    Lamine, Anne-Sophie (2014)
    In Gladys Ganiel, Heidemarie Winkel, and Christophe Monnot (eds.) Religion in Times of Crisis. Leiden: Brill, pp. 72-90.

    Theoretical statement of three ideal type modalities of belief relevant to Western Europe: Belief as aspiration & trust; belief as self-discipline or believing with body; belief as experience of being together with other believers. Illustrations are provided.

    Associated Search Terms: Communitas; Belief; Ideal type; Discipline; Trust
  • 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: Panel study; Trust; Coping; Practice; Sexual assault; Sexual harassment; Sexual advances; Students, undergraduate
  • Church affiliation and trust in the state: Survey data evidence from four Nordic countries.
    Kasselstrand Isabella, and Mor Kandlik Eltanani (2013)
    Nordic Journal of Religion and Society 26: 103-119.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; State; Trust
  • Social trust and religion in Sweden: Theological belief versus social organization.
    Lundåsen, Susanne Wallman, and Lars Trägårdh (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 109-124.

    Analyzes 2009 Swedish survey data. Individual levels of trust correlate positively with community levels of church attendance, & trust correlates positively with volunteering in parishes.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Contextual effects; Lutheran, Sweden; Sweden; Trust; Levels of inclusiveness
  • Benchmarking Muslim Well-Being in Europe: Reducing Disparities and Polarizations.
    Jackson, Pamela Irving, and Peter Doerschler (2012)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Trust; Islam, Europe; Europe
  • Trust in a "fallen world": The case of Protestant theological conservatism.
    Hempel, Lynn M., Todd Matthews, and John Bartkowski. (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 522-541.

    Analyzes 2008 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) dta; conservative beliefs (authoritative Bible, human depravity, born again, hell) predicted generalized trust inversely, canceling out the effects of religious involvement, which positively predicts trust.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Conservative, U.S.A.; Trust; United States
  • Is the importance of religion in daily life related t osocial trust? Cross-country and cross-state comparisons.
    Berggren, Nielas, and Christian Bjørnskov (2011)
    Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 80:3: 459-480.

    Associated Search Terms: Salience; Trust
  • Trust in others: Does religion matter?
    Daniels, Joseph P., and Marc von der Ruhr (2010)
    Review of Social Economy 68:2: 163-186.

    Associated Search Terms: Trust
  • Moral communities? Religion as a source of social trust in a multilevel analysis of 97 German regions.
    Traunmüller, Richard (2010)
    European Sociological Review 27:3: 346-363.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; Germany; Trust
  • Faith and trust: Tracking patterns of religious and civil commitment in Greece and Europe. an empirical approach.
    Stathopoulou, Theoni (2010)
    In V. Makridis and V. Roudometof (eds.) Orthodox Christianity in 21st Century Greece. The Role of Religion in Politics, Ethnicity and Culture. London: Ashgate, pp. 193-217.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Greece; Greek Orthodox, Greece; Trust
  • Individual religiosity, religious context, and the creation of social trust in Germany.
    Traunmüller, Richard (2009)
    Schmollers Jahrbuch--Journal of Applied Social Science Studies 129:357-365.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany; Religiosity; Trust
  • In God We Trust: Images of God and Trust in the United States among the Highly Religious.
    Mencken, F. Carson, Christopher D. Bader, and Elizabeth Embry (2009)
    Sociological Perspectives 52:1: 23-38.

    Analyzes 2005 Baylor Religion Survey (U.S.A.) data; image of God affects trust in God.

    Associated Search Terms: Trust; United States; God, image of
  • The Importance of Church Attendance and Membership of Religious Voluntary Organization for the Formation of Social Capital.
    Strømsnes, Kristin (2008)
    Social Compass 55:4: 478-496.

    Analyzes 2001 Norwegian survey data; church attendance but not membership in religious voluntary organizations is associated with political engagement, social trust, & tolerance.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Politics, Norway; Practice; Norway; Social capital; Trust
  • The Radius of Trust: Religion, Social Embeddedness and Trust in Strangers.
    Welch, Michael R., David Sikkink, and Matthew T. Loveland (2007)
    Social Forces 86:1: 23-46.

    Analyzes 2002 telephone survey data from English-speaking American adults. Greater congregational bonding reduces trust of relative strangers.

    Associated Search Terms: Trust; Social capital; United States
  • Conflict and Consensus. A Study of Values and Attitudes in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
    Fahey, Tony, Bernadette C. Hayes, and Richard Sinnott (2006)
    Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill.

    Based on European Values Study data, with added items. Factor analysis shows somewhat different attitudinal cleavages in the 2 Irelands.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Trust; Life satisfaction; Work; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Moral; Ireland; Practice; Belief; Factor analysis; Comparative; Protestant, Ireland; Catholic, Ireland; Conflict; Catholic, Great Britain; Protestant, Great Britain
  • Trust in God and Trust in Man: The Ambivalent Role of Religion in Shaping Dimensions of Social Trust.
    Welch, Michael R., David Sikkink, Eric Sartain, and Carolyn Bond (2004)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43:3: 317-343.

    Analyzes 2000 U.S.A. survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Denomination (organizational entity); Trust
  • Images of Man: The Effect of Religion on Trust. A Research Note.
    Schoenfeld, Eugen (1978)
    Review of Religious Research 20:1: 61-67.

    Analyzes 1973 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; shows liberal church members more trusting than conservative church members. Church attendance, irrespective of denomination, correlates with trust.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Trust; Liberal, U.S.A.; United States; Conservative, U.S.A.
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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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