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  • Faith agaisnt the storm: Filipino immigrant mobilizations for Hurricane Katrina evacuees.
    Cherry, Stephen M., and Amy Lucas (2016)
    Social Compass 63:3: 354-371.

    Based on 2007-10 participant observation, interviews, and survey data from Filipino Americans in Houston. Involvement in religious organizations facilitated Houston Filipino volunteers in assisting Filipinos displaced from New Orleans and elsewhere on the Gulf Coast by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Texas, Houston; Voluntary action research; Volunteering; Disaster; Filipino Americans
  • Gifts of money and gifts of time: Folk religion and civic involvement in a Chinese soiety.
    Hu, Anning (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 313-335.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from Taiwan. Ancestor worship predicts less secular contributing. Local deity worship predicts more religious volunteering. Sectarian membership predicts more religious volunteering. Individual folk religion predicts religious volunteering &, occasionally, giving to Buddhism, Taoism, & folk religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Ancestor; Taiwan; Volunteering; Folk religion
  • Gratitude to God, Self-rated Health, and Depressive Symptoms.
    Krause, Neal, R. David Hayward, Deborah Bruce, and Cynthia Woolever (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:2: 341-355.

    Analyzes 2008-2009 US. Congregational Life Survey data. Practice predicts volunteering, which in turn predicts having friends in the congregation. This in turn predicts emotional support, which in turn predicts gratitude toward God. Gratitude toward God predicts self-rated health and inversely predicts depressive affect.

    Associated Search Terms: Volunteering; Social support; Depression; Health; Gratitude
  • Volunteering and the dimensions of religiosity: A cross-national analysis.
    Paxton, Pamela, Nicholas E. Reith, and Jennifer L. Glanville (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:4: 597-625.

    Analyzes the 1999-2001 wave of European Values Survey data. Religious salience, prayer, & belief predict volunteering, with interaction effects with attendance. These statistical effects are more marked among Protestants than others.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Europe; Volunteering; Salience; Prayer; Practice
  • Religious social networks and volunteering: Examining recruitment via close ties.
    Merino, Stephen M. (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:3:509-527.

    Analyzes 2006 continental U.S.A. interview data. For church-goers & non-goers alike, ties to people actively involved in congregations are sources of invitation to volunteering, which in turn predicts volunteering.

    Associated Search Terms: Volunteering; United States; Network
  • Religious affiliation, religious attendance, and participation in social change organizations.
    Guo, Chao, Natalie J. Webb, Rikki Abzug, and Laura R. Peck (2013)
    Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 42: 34-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Practice; Volunteering
  • Religion and volunteering over the adult life course.
    Johnston, Joseph B. (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:4: 733-752.

    Analyzes 1986, '89, '94, & 2002 Americans' Changing Lives panel data. Increased religious belief & attendance over the life couse increases volunteering in religious activities, & that in turn increases volunteering in non-religious activities as well.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Volunteering; Life course; Belief
  • Volunteering among Latter-Day Saints.
    Evans, Van, Ram A. Cnaan, and Daniel W. Curtis (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:4: 827-841.

    Based on questionnaire data from Mormon attenders in various parts of the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Volunteering; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Religion, volunteering, and educational setting: The effect of youth schooling type on civic engagement.
    Hill, Jonathan P., and Kevin R. den Dulk (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:1: 179-197.

    Based on the 2002-04 & 2008 waves of the National study of Youth and Religion (U.S.A.) study. Protestant secondary schooling predicts more volunteering in young adulthood & non-religious private schooling less.

    Associated Search Terms: Volunteering; Civic engagement; Panel study; Education
  • The spiritual revolution and social capital in Denmark.
    Lüchau, Peter (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 189-202.

    Analyzes 2008 European Values Study data from Denmark. Spirituality & Christian religiosity both predict volunteering. Explores additional mediating & predictive variables.

    Associated Search Terms: Denmark; Spirituality; Religiosity; Volunteering; Social capital
  • Image of God and community volunteering among rleigious adherents in the United States.
    Mencken, F. Carson, and Brittany Fitz (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:3:491-508.

    Analyzes 2005 Baylor Religion Survey data (U.S.A.). A judgmental image of God is inversely related to volunteering in activities not connected to one's own church, net of the effects of volunteering in connection with one's own congregation.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Volunteering; United States; God, image of; Communality; Network
  • Religion, spirituality and civil participation.
    deHart, Joep, and Paul Dekker (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 169-188.

    Reports data from various European surveys. Among the European nations, the proportion protestant correlates positively with secular volunteering, & the proportion Orthodox or Muslim correlates negatively with secular volunteering.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Volunteering; Protestant, Europe; Orthodox, eastern, Europe; Europe; Catholic, Europe; Islam, Europe
  • Moral freighting and civic engagement: A UK perspective on Putnam and Campbell's theory of religious-based social action.
    Baker, Christopher (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 73:3: 343-369.

    Based on focus group data from Manchester, U.K. Across religious traditions, themes of friendship, persistence, worship, & formation appear in connection with civic engagement.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Belonging, sense of; Christian, Great Britain; Comparative; Great Britain, Manchester; Islam, Great Britain; Moral; Social capital; Volunteering; Buddhist, Great Britain; Focus group
  • Religion and volunteering in context: Disentangling the contextual effects of religion on voluntary behavior.
    Lim, Chaeyoon, and Carol Ann MacGregor (2012)
    American Sociological Review 77:5: 747-779.

    Associated Search Terms: Volunteering
  • Using normative theory to explain the effect of religion and education on volunteering.
    Son, Joonmo, and John Wilson (2012)
    Sociological Perspectives 55:3: 473-499.

    Associated Search Terms: Norm; Volunteering
  • Religious socialization and non-religious volunteering.
    Vermeer, Paul, and Peer Scheepers (2012)
    Voluntas 23: 940-958.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Volunteering
  • Social Resources and Influence in Religious Networks: Consequences for Social Support, Volunteering, and Intergroup Contact.
    Merino, Stephen M. (2012)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Pennsylvania State University.

    Associated Search Terms: Communality; Network; Social support; United States; Volunteering
  • The role of religiosity for formal and informal volunteering in the Netherlands.
    VanTienen, Marike, Peer Scheepers, Jan reitsma, and Hans Schilderman (2011)
    Voluntas: intrnational Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations 22:3: 365-389.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands; Religiosity; Volunteering
  • The Effect of Religious Short-term Mission Trips on Youth Civic Engagement.
    Beyerlein, Kraig, Jenny Trinitapoli, and Gary Adler (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:4: 780-795.

    Analyzes 2002-03 telephone interview National Survey of Youth Religion data (U.S.A.): going on a mission trip increases the likelihood of subsequent civic activity, especially religiously-based volunteer work.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Volunteering; Missions; Civic engagement
  • The Link between Religion and Helping Others: The Role of Values, Ideas, and Language.
    Einolf, Christopher J. (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:4: 435-455.

    Using life history interview data & coding, finds various verbalized themes of the importance of religion positively related to helping behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Altruism; Life histories; Salience; Volunteering
  • Workers in the Vineyard: Catholic Women and Social Action.
    Holtmann, Cathy (2011)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Religion, Spirituality and Everyday Practice. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 141-152.

    Based on interviews with activist Catholic women in New Brunswick, including women religious.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, New Brunswick; Catholic, Canada; Change; Justice; Volunteering; Women; Activism
  • National religious context and volunteering: More rigorous tests supporting the association.
    Ruiter, Stijn, and Nan Dirk de Graaf (2010)
    American Sociological Review 75: 179-184.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Volunteering; Social participation; Levels of inclusiveness
  • The Transformative Role of Religious Experience: The Case of Short-term Missions.
    Trinitapoli, Jenny, and Stephen Vaisey (2009)
    Social Forces 88:1: 121-146.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Volunteering
  • Changes in volunteering among young old in the Netherlands between 1991 and 2002.
    Suanet, Bianca, Marjolein Broese van Groenou, and Arjan W. Braam (2009)
    European Journal of Ageing 6:1: 157-165.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands, Amsterdam; Volunteering; Gerontology
  • Church-based volunteering, providing informal support at church, and self-rated health in late life.
    Krause, Neal (2009)
    Journal of Aging and Health 21:1: 63-84.

    Associated Search Terms: Social support; Health; Volunteering; Gerontology
  • Divided We Stand, United We Fall: Religious Pluralism, Giving and Volunteering.
    Borgonovi, Francesca (2008)
    American Sociological Review 73:105-128.

    Uses ecological county-level data from the U.S.A.; greater pluralism has no effect on contributions but enhances volunteering levels.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; Contributions; Pluralism; United States; Volunteering
  • Religion and the logic of the civic sphere: Religious tradition, religious practice, and voluntary association.
    Loveland, Matthew T., Keely Jones-Stater, and Jerry Z. Park (2008)
    Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion 4: 2-26.

    Analyzes Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey data; the logic of the U.S. voluntary sector resembles the logic of mainline Protestantism.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Practice; Voluntarism; Volunteering
  • And Who is Your Neighbor? Explaining Denominational Differences in Charitable Giving and Volunteering in the Netherlands.
    Bekkers, René, and Theo Schuyt (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 50:1: 74-96.

    Contributions to religion are based on involvement, to charities on values socialized in by churches. Dutch Catholics are less involved & thus contribute less than Protestants, both to religion & to secular charities.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Netherlands; Volunteering; Protestant, Netherlands; Netherlands; Catholic, Netherlands; Altruism; Contributions
  • Church Growth and Decline: A Test of the Market-based Approach.
    Stoll, Laurie Cooper, and Larry R. Petersen (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 49:3: 251-268.

    Based on data from a sample of congregations in Shelby County, Tennessee (Memphis); strictness predicted the supply of volunteers, financial contributions, & church growth, but not recruitment activity or extensiveness of programs.

    Associated Search Terms: Rational choice theory; Volunteering; Strictness; Membership; Market model; Contributions; United States, Tennessee, Memphis
  • Religion and phlanthropic giving and volunteering: Building blocks for civic responsibility.
    Monsma, Stephen V. (2007)
    Interdisciplinary Journal of Research in Religion 3:1: 1-28.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Volunteering
  • The Relationship between Religion and Volunteering in Australia.
    Lyons, Mark, and Ian Nivison-Smith (2006)
    Australian Journal of Volunteering 11: 151-173.

    Associated Search Terms: Volunteering; Australia
  • Religion and Giving and Volunteering in Australia.
    Lyons, Mark, Myles McGregor-Lowndes, and Philip O'Donoghue (2006)
    Australian Journal of Social Issues 41: 385-397.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia; Contributions; Volunteering
  • National Context, Religiosity, and Volunteering: Results from 53 Countries.
    Ruiter, Stijn, and Nan Dirk De Graaf (2006)
    American Sociological Review 71:2: 191-210.

    Uses international survey data sets; contextual religiosity &, especially absent that, individual practice predicts volunteering levels in secular activities. Comment by Van der Meer, Te Grotenhuis, & Pelzer 75:1 (2010): 173-17; reply by Ruiter & De Graaf 75:1 (2010) 179-184.

    Associated Search Terms: Levels of inclusiveness; Social participation; Volunteering; Practice
  • Churches as voluntary associations: Their contributions to democracy as a public voice and source of social and political involvement.
    Dehart, Joep, and Paul Dekker (2005)
    In Sigrid Ro?teutscher (ed.) Democracy and the Role of Associations: Political, Organizational and Social Contexts. London: Routledge, pp. 168-196.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Democracy; Organization; Voluntary action research; Volunteering
  • The role of religious networks and other factors in types of volunteer work.
    Grønbjerg, Kristen A., and Brent Never (2004)
    Nonprofit Management and Leadership 14:3: 263-289.

    Associated Search Terms: Volunteering; Network
  • An Intricate Triangle--Religiosity, Volunteering, and Social Capital: The European Perspective, the case of Finland.
    Yeung, Anne B. (2004)
    Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 33: 401-422.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Volunteering; Religiosity
  • Giving and Bolunteering in the Netherlands: Sociological and Psychological Perspectives.
    Bekkers, René (2004)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation Universiteit Utrecht.

    Associated Search Terms: Volunteering; Netherlands; Contributions
  • Who will volunteer? Religiosity, everyday racism, and social participation among African American men.
    Mattis, Jacqueline S.; William Pierce Beckham, Benjamin A. Saunders, Jarvis E. Williams, D'Yal McAllister, Valerie Myers, Damon Knight, Donald Rencher, Charles Dixon (2004)
    Journal of Adult Development 11:4: 261-272.

    Associated Search Terms: Racism; African Americans; Social participation; Volunteering
  • Love of God and Neighbor: Religion and Volunteer Service among College Students.
    Ozorak, Elizabeth Weiss (2003)
    Review of Religious Research 44:3: 285-299.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 224 college undergraduates; prayer that expressed a personal relationship to God & female gender predicted volunteering. Belief added some predictive power for males.

    Associated Search Terms: Prayer; Students, undergraduate; Belief; Sex; Volunteering
  • Religion and Volunteering in America.
    Campbell, David E., and Steven J. Yonish (2003)
    In Corwin Smidt (ed.) Religion as Social Capital. Producing the Common Good. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 87-106.

    Analyzes 1985-95 U.S.A. survey data; church attendance furthers volunteering, but among volunteers diverts some to religious rather than secular activities.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Volunteering; Practice; United States
  • Volunteering and Social Capital: How Trust and Religion Shape Civic Participation in the United States.
    Uslaner, Eric M. (2001)
    In Paul Dekker and Eric M. Uslaner (eds.) Social Capital and Participation in Everyday Life. New York: Routledge, pp. 104-117.

    Associated Search Terms: Social participation; Volunteering; Social capital
  • Habitat for Humanity: Building Private Homes, Building Public Religion.
    Baggett, Jerome P. (2000)
    Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Habitat for Humanity; Volunteering
  • A Religious Motivation to Volunteer? Exploring the Linkage between Volunteering and Religious Values.
    Wymer, Walter (1997)
    Journal of Nonprofit and Public Sector marketing 5: 3-17.

    Associated Search Terms: Volunteering
  • Volunteering and Charitable Giving: Do Religious and Associational Ties Promote Helping Behavior?"
    Jackson, Elton, Mark Bachmeier, James Wood, and Elizabeth Craft (1995)
    Non-profit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 24: 59-78.

    Associated Search Terms: Volunteering; Contributions
  • God and Mammon in America.
    Wuthnow, Robert (1994)
    New York: Free Press.

    Based on open-ended interviews with a variety of adult Americans & 1992 closed ended interviews with a representative sample of employed American adults.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Materialism; Volunteering; Work; United States; Economic; Justice; Stewardship
  • Dimensions of giving: Volunteer activity and contributions of the Jewish women of Rhode Island.
    Goldstein, Alice (1991)
    In Barry A. Kosmin and Paul Ritterband (eds.) Contemporary Jewish Philanthrpy in America. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, p. 93-115.

    Associated Search Terms: Volunteering; Contributions; Jewish, U.S.A.; United States, Rhode Island
  • Religious involvement as the main gateway to voluntary association activity.
    York, Alan, and Bernard Lazerwitz (1987)
    Contemporary Jewry 8: 7-26.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish; Volunteering
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