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  • Contemporary Mormon religiosity and the legacy of "gathering."
    Phillips, Rick, and Ryan Cragun (2013)
    Nova Religio 16(3):77-94.

    Examines effects of a lessening of the Mormon majority in Utah; shows lower Mormon church attendance & greater apostasy.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Practice; United States, Utah; Disaffiliation
  • The risk of overweight and obesity among Latter-day Saints.
    Mason, Philip B., Xiaohe Xu, and John P. Bartkowski (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:1: 131-147.

    Analyzes 1996 Utah Health Status Survey data; LDS members who attend services, especially female, were at greater risk of obesity.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Mormon, U.S.A.; Obesity; United States, Utah
  • Religious affiliation and hispanic health in Utah.
    Mason, Philip B., Michael B. Toney, and Youngtae Cho (2011)
    Social Science Journal 48: 175-192.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Utah; Latino Americans; Health
  • Salt Lake City's Main Street Plaza Controversy
    Monson, J. Quin, and Kara L. Norman (2007)
    In Paul A. Djupe and Laura R. Olson (eds.) Religious Interests in Community Conflict. Beyond the Culture Wars. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 173-194.

    Account of a 1998-2004 controversy over sale of land in downtown Salt Lake City to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Conflict; United States, Utah, Salt Lake City; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Religions in Context: The Response of non-Mormon Faiths in Utah.
    Stark, Rodney, and Roger Finke (2004)
    Review of Religious Research 45:3: 293-298.

    Non-Mormon denomination members in Utah have high levels of commitment, compared to their counterparts elsewhere in the United States.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Utah; Minority
  • Lack of a Secularizing Influence of Education on Religious Activity and Parity among Mormons.
    Merrill, Ray M., Joseph L. Lyon, and William J. Jensen (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:1: 113-124.

    Analyzes 1996 & 2000 Utah survey data; education predicts more religiosity & lower family size (Parity) among Utah Mormons.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; United States, Utah; Mormon, U.S.A.; Family size
  • Relationship between church attendance and mental health among Mormons and non-Mormons in Utah.
    Merrill, Ray M., and Richard D. Salazar (2002)
    Mental health, Religion and Culture 5: 17-33.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; United States, Utah; Practice; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • The "Secularization" of Utah and Religious Competition.
    Phillips, Rick (1999)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 38:1: 72-82.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Competition; Secularization; United States, Utah; Monopoly
  • Family, Religiosity, and the Risk of Adolescent Drug Use.
    Bahr, Stephen J., Suzanne L. Maughan, anastasios C. Marcos, and Bingdao Li (1998)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 60: 979-992.

    Analyzes 1994 questionnaire data from Utah adolescents; religiosity was inversely related to drug use.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; United States, Utah; Drug; Practice; Salience
  • Religious Market Share and Mormon Church Activity.
    Phillips, Rick (1998)
    Sociology of Religion 59:2: 117-130.

    Analyzes 1996 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data on Mormon attendance & 1981 Mormon almanac data on priesthood rates by Utah county; disconfirms rational choice theory.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; United States, Utah; Rational choice theory; Pluralism; Mormon, U.S.A.; Market model
  • Women's Religiosity and Employment: The LDS Experience.
    Chadwick, Bruce A., and H. Dean Garrett (1995)
    Review of Religious Research 36:3: 277-293.

    Analyzes 1991 questionnaire data from Mormon women in Utah; shows an inverse relationship between employment & religious participation.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Utah; Women; Occupation; Practice; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • The Mormon Practice of Plural Marriage: The Social Construction of Religious Identity and Commitment.
    Cornwall, Marie, and Laga Van Beek (1995)
    In Mary Jo Neitz and Marion S. Goldman (eds.), Sex, Lies and Sanctity: Religion and Deviance in Contemporary North America. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 13-35.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Women; United States, Utah, Salt Lake City; Mormon; Polygyny
  • The demography of Utah Mormons.
    Heaton, Tim B. (1994)
    In Brent Corcoran (ed.) Multiply and Replenish: Mormon Essays on Sex and Family. Salt Lake City, Utah: Signature Books.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, Utah
  • The Angel and the Beehive: The Mormon Struggle with Assimilation.
    Mauss, Armand L. (1994)
    Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

    Traces a trend away from assimilation over the previous 40 years of Mormon history.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Utah, Salt Lake City; Social participation; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Sect; Assimilation; Mormon; Orthodoxy (doctrinal)
  • Strangers Once More: Patterns of Disaffiliation from Mormonism.
    Bahr, Howard M., and Stan L. Albrecht (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:2: 180-200.

    Based on 1980 & '81 Utah mail surveys.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Utah; Disaffiliation; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Religious Leave-Taking. Disengagement and Disaffiliation Among Mormons.
    Albrecht, Stan L., Marie Cornwall, and Perry H. Cunningham (1988)
    In David G. Bromley (ed.), Falling from the Faith. Causes and Consequences of Religious Apostasy. Newbury Park, California: Sage, pp. 62-80.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from an American Mormon sample from before 1985, & 1980-81 questionnaire data from Utah adults.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Disaffiliation; Mormon; United States, Utah
  • Recreating Utopia in the Desert. A Sectarian Challenge to Modern Mormonism.
    Baer, Hans A. (1988)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Study of the Aaronic Order, based on 1973-75 participant observation & interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Levites; Aaronic Order; Participant observation; Sect; United States, Utah; Millenarian, U.S.A.; Revitalization movement; Millennial
  • Religiosity among Indochinese Refugees in Utah.
    Lewis, Robert E., Mark W. Fraser, and Peter J. Pecora (1988)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 27:2: 272-283.

    Analyzes interview data from Indochinese refugees who settled in Utah 1975-83; examines variables predicting religious involvement & conversion to a western religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Conversion; Catholic, U.S.A.; Cambodian Americans; Hmong Americans; Indochinese Americans; United States, Utah; Migrant; Protestant, U.S.A.; Buddhist, U.S.A.
  • Patterns of Religious Disaffiliation: A Study of Lifelong Mormons, Mormon Converts, and Former Mormons.
    Albrecht, Stan L., and Howard M. Bahr (1983)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 22:4: 366-379.

    Based on 1980 & '81 Utah surveys; former Mormons tend to drop out of religion altogether.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaffiliation; Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, Utah
  • Residence and Religious Effects on Declining Family Size: A Historical Analysis of the Utah Population.
    Bean, Lee L., Geraldine Mineau, and Douglas Anderton (1983)
    Review of Religious Research 25:2: 91-101.

    Reports data from Utah genealogical archives, tracing a decline in fertility rates.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Utah; Mormon, U.S.A.; Fertility
  • Mormon and non-Mormon Migration in and out of Utah.
    Toney, Michael B., Carol McKewen Stinner, and Stephan Kan (1983)
    Review of Religious Research 25:2: 114-126.

    Analyzes 1975 data from 2 surveys of Utah adults & graduating high school seniors; Mormons are more likely than others to migrate to Utah, & less likely to migrate out of the state.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; United States, Utah; Mormon, U.S.A.; Migration
  • Sex-role attitudes of Mormons vs. non-Mormons in Utah.
    Hartman, Moshe, and Harriet Hartman (1983)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 45:4: 897-902.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex role; Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, Utah
  • Cancer in Utah Mormon Women by Church Activity Level.
    Gardner, John W., and Joseph L. Lyon (1982)
    American Journal of Epidemiology 1116:2: 258-265.

    Analyzes archival data on 1975 deaths of Utah residents diagnosed with cancer 1966-70; Mormon women's church activity inversely predicts tobacco & alcohol related cancer.

    Associated Search Terms: Tobacco; Alcohol; Mormon; United States, Utah; Medical
  • Religious Contrasts in Family role Definitions and Performance: Utah Mormons, Catholics, Protestants, and Others.
    Bahr, Howard M. (1982)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 21:3: 200-217.

    1974 Utah survey data shows Mormons more distinct in family attitudes than action. They tolerate new roles less & are more familist. Having a religion rather than which one affects family behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Family; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States, Utah; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Religious Intermarriage and Divorce in Utah and the Mountain States.
    Bahr, Howard M. (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:3: 251-261.

    Examines 1972-76 & '77 surveys.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Catholic, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States, Utah; Divorce; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Three Paths to Spiritual Well-being among the Mormons: Conversion, Obedience, and Repentance.
    Duke, James T., and D. Wayne Brown, Jr. (1979)
    In David O. Moberg (ed.), Spiritual Well-being. Sociological perspectives. Washington: University Press of America, pp. 173-189.

    Includes data from interviews conducted in Provo, Utah.

    Associated Search Terms: Well-being, spiritual; Mormon; United States, Utah, Provo
  • Religion and Fertility: The Case of Mormonism.
    Thornton, Arland (1979)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 41:1: 131-142.

    Census data comparing Utah & the rest of the U.S., & Canadian census data, show continuing higher birth rates for Mormons that cannot be accounted for by factors other than religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Mormon, Canada; Mormon, U.S.A.; Canada; United States, Utah; Demography
  • A Field Perspective of Religious Conversion: The Levites of Utah.
    Baer, Hans A. (1978)
    Review of Religious Research 19:3: 279-294.

    The Aaronic Order, or Levites, resembles Mormons in some respects & Evangelical Christians in others. Study of conversion experiences, based on 35 cases.

    Associated Search Terms: Deprivation; Aaronic Order; Conversion; United States, Utah; Levites
  • Cardiovascular Mortality in Mormons and Non-Mormons in Utah, 1969-1971.
    Lyon, Joseph L., Harry P. Wetzler, John W. Gardner, Melville R. Klauber, and Roger R. Williams (1978)
    American Journal of Epidemiology 108:5: 357-366.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Utah; Mortality; Mormon, U.S.A.; Medical
  • Religion and Goal Orientations: Does Denomination Make a Difference?
    Brinkerhoff, Merlin B. (1978)
    Sociological Analysis 39:3: 203-218.

    Analyzes data from 6th, 9th, & 12th graders from largely Mormon schools in central Utah. Mormon doctrine on women's roles increased the relationship between gender & goals; belief in large families decreased the effect of family size on goals.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Utah; Students, primary; Women; Mormon, U.S.A.; Family; Gender role; Students, secondary
  • Religion and Family Roles: A Comparison of Catholic, Mormon and Protestant Families.
    Bahr, Stephen J., and Howard M. Bahr (1977)
    In Phillip R. Kunz (ed.), The Mormon Family. Provo, Utah: Family Research Center, Brigham Young University, pp. 45-61.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Family; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States, Utah; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Cancer Incidence in Mormons and Non-Mormons in Utah 1966-1970.
    Lyon, Joseph L., Melville R. Klauber, John W. Gardner, and Charles R. Smart (1976)
    New England Journal of Medicine 294:3: 129-133.

    Associates the Mormon abstention from tobacco & alcohol with lower cancer rates.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; United States, Utah; Mormon, U.S.A.; Medical; Tobacco
  • The Levites of Utah: The Development of and Conversion to a Small Millenarian Sect.
    Baer, Hans A. (1976)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Utah. [DA 37:1 A, p. 418]

    Sees the Aaronic Order as a revitalization movement in a Mormon context, trying to renew communalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Aaronic Order; Levites; Sect; United States, Utah; Participant observation; Millenarian; Revitalization movement
  • The Relationship between Religiosity and the Fear of Death.
    Leming, Michael Richard (1975)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Utah. [DA 36:11 A, p. 7674]

    Analyzes interview data from Weber County, Utah; religion increases death anxiety among the moderately religious, decreases it among the very religious.

    Associated Search Terms: Death anxiety; United States, Utah, Weber County
  • Dying as Social Behavior: Mormon Behavior through Half a Century.
    Vernon, Glenn M., and Charles E. Waddell (1974)
    Omega 5:3: 199-206.

    Mortality rates, Utah, 1920-70, compared to U.S.A. rates.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, Utah; Mortality; Demography; Death
  • A Note on Liberalism and Alienation in Jewish Life.
    Gephart, Jerry C., Michael A. Siegel, and James E. Fletcher (1974)
    Jewish Social Studies 36:3/4: 327-329.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Salt Lake City Jews; focuses on a proposed merger of Reform & Conservative congregations. Reform males were opposed.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; United States, Utah, Salt Lake City; Merger; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Jewish, Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Religious Resistance to Changing Beliefs about Race.
    Brewer, David L. (1970)
    Pacific Sociological Review 13:3: 163-170.

    Interviews & rating of Utah elite suggest that the Mormon religious policy of excluding African Americans from ordination affected the elite's stands on civil rights issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon; United States, Utah; Race; Elite
  • The Growth and Distribution of the Mormon and Non-Mormon Populations in Salt Lake City.
    Wright, Paul A. (1970)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; United States, Utah, Salt Lake City; Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, Utah; Demography
  • Mormonism and Minorities.
    Mauss, Armand L. (1970)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley; Richmond: University of California Press, 1974.

    Analyzes 3 1960s questionnaire data sets from the San Francisco Bay Area & Salt Lake City, to determine whether specific Mormon beliefs about Jews, African Americans, & native Americans correlate with positive & negative prejudices.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Mormon; United States, Utah, Salt Lake City
  • A Study of the Relationship between Types of Religious Orientation and Degree of Religious Involvement of LDS Church Members in the Provo Community.
    Brinkerhoff, David B. (1968)
    Unpublished M.S. thesis, Brigham Young University.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, Utah, Provo
  • Temple Versus Nontemple Marriages in Utah: Some Demographic Considerations.
    Christensen, Harold T., and Kenneth L. Cannon (1964)
    Social Science 39:1: 26-33.

    Studies 1905-51 marriages in the Salt Lake City area.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, Utah, Salt Lake City; Marriage
  • Contemporary Mormons' Attitudes toward Polygynous Practices.
    Christiansen, John R. (1963)
    Marriage and Family Lving 25: 167-170.

    Analyzes 1962 interview data from married people in a rural central Utah community.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, Utah; Polygyny
  • Church Participation and College Desires of Rural Youth in Utah.
    Christiansen, John R., John W. Payne, and Kenneth J. Brown (1963)
    Rural Sociology 28;2: 176-185.

    Analyzes interview data from fall 1959-60 high school seniors in 3 rural Utah counties; shows a correlation of participation in Mormon church meetings to a desire for higher education.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Students, secondary; United States, Utah; Mormon; Rural
  • Factors Related to the Religious Involvement of a Selected Group of High School Boys.
    Larsen, Vernon Wallace (1957)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Cornell University.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; United States, Utah, Provo; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Education and the Changing Size of Mormon Families.
    Nelson, Lowry (1952)
    Rural Sociology 17:4: 335-342.

    Analyzes 1925 & '50 data from 2 Utah villages.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Utah; Mormon, U.S.A.; Education; Family size
  • The Mormon Village: A Pattern and Technique of Land Settlement.
    Nelson, Lowry (1952)
    Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; United States, Utah; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Property among the Mormons.
    Arrington, Leonard J. (1951)
    Rural Sociology 16:4: 339-353.

    Upon settling in Utah in 1847, the Mormons did not absolutize property rights in the manner of the rest of the U.S.A., but rather followed a principle of stewardship.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, Utah; Economic
  • Desert Saints: The Mormon Frontier in Utah.
    Anderson, Nels (1942)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, Utah
  • The Mormon Church and Utah Politics: An Abstract of a Statistical Study.
    Rose, Arnold M. (1942)
    American Sociological Review 7:6, Part 2: 853-854.

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was unable to sway the Utah electorate its way in the late 1930s.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, Utah
  • The Mormon Village Family.
    West, Roy A. (1939)
    Sociology and Social Research 23:4: 353-359.

    Based on interviews of 400 families & on church records in Cache County, Utah.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Community; United States, Utah, Cache County; Rural; Family
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