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  • So far and yet so close: Emergent spirituality and the cultural influence of traditional religion among Italian youth.
    Palmisano, Stefania, and Nicola Pannofino (2017)
    Social Compass 64:1: 130-146.

    Based on survey data from Italian youths. Rather than counterposing traditional religion & alternative spiritualities they placed the latter within the framework of the hegemonic Italian Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Spirituality; Young adults; Catholic, Italy
  • Relationships with God among young adults: Validating a measurement model with four dimensions.
    Manglos-Weber, Nicolette D., Margarita A. Mooney, Kenenth A. Bollen, and J. Micah Roos (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:2: 193-213.

    Develops a measure of dimensions of young adults' relationships with God: intimacy, consistency, anxiety, & anger.

    Associated Search Terms: Factor analysis; Methods; Young adults; Dimensions of religiosity
  • Demonic influence: The negative mental health effects of belief in demons
    Nie, Fanhao, and Daniel V.A. Olson (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 498-515.

    Analyzes 2003-08 panel National Study of Youth and Religion (US.A.) data. Belief in malevolent spirits predicts lower mental health scores among adolescents & declines in the scores in young adulthood.

    Associated Search Terms: Devil; Young adults; Youth; Belief; Panel study; Mental health; Adolescents
  • Religious Zionist singles: Caught between "family values" and "young adulthood."
    Engelberg, Ari (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 349-364.

    Based largely on interviews with single Israeli Zionist (not ultra-orthodox) young adults, who experience cross pressures from family expectations of early marriage & youth culture social networks. They cope through compartmentalization, viewing young adulthood as separate from the rest of the life course.

    Associated Search Terms: Compartmentalization; Jewish, Israel; Israel; Jewish, Zionist; Young adults; Life course; Family
  • Changes in religiosity across the transition to young adulthood.
    Chan, Melissa, Kim M. Tsai, and Andrew J. Fuligni (2015)
    Journal of Youth and Adolescence 144: 1555-1566.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescence; Young adults; Youth; Religiosity
  • Family disruption and racial variation in adolescent and emerging adult religiosity.
    Denton, Melinda Lundquist, and Julian Culver (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:2: 222-239.

    Analyzes 2002-03 National Study of Youth and Religion (U.S.A.) data; religiosity declines after parental divorce among white but not among African American emerging adults.

    Associated Search Terms: Young adults; Religiosity; Adolescents; Divorce; Family; Race
  • "No longer believing in belonging": A longitudinal study of Finnish generation Y from confirmation experience to church-leaving.
    Niemelä, Kati (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2: 172-186.

    Questionnaire data from young adults who had been confirmed in the Lutheran Church of Finland; dropping out was general. The generation was not inclined to remain affiliated on the basis of tradition but rather held individual states of belief & disbelief to be of primary importance.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaffiliation; Finland, Tampere; Generations; Lutheran, Finland; Young adults
  • My body is a temple: Eating disturbances, religious involvement, and mental health among young adult women.
    Henderson, Andrea K., and Christopher G. Ellison (2014)
    Journal of Religion and Health 54:3: 954-976.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; Women; Health; Young adults
  • Dating in light of Christ: Young Evangelicals negotiating gender in the context of religious and secular American culture.
    Irby, Courtney Ann (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:2: 260-283.

    Based on 19 open-ended interviews from students & alumni of Evangelical colleges. The theme of commitment was stressed, & hence a future orientation. Chastity was emphasized, along with Christian identity. Within this framework there were patterned differences.

    Associated Search Terms: Courtship; Dating; Gender role; Young adults; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Secularism and Religion in Multi-faith Societies. The Case of India.
    Sen, Ragini, Wolfgang Wagner, and Caroline Howarth (2014)
    Dordrecht: Springer.

    Based on open-ended interviews from a purpose sample of Hindu & Muslim young adult Indians. Secularism was understood as peaceful pluralism &, by the authors, as a form of social capital.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Hindu, India; India; Islam, India; Young adults; Minority; Conflict; Secularism; Social capital; Politics, India
  • Religious schools, home schools, and the timing of first marriage and first birth.
    Uecker, Jeremy E., and Jonathan P. Hill (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 189-218.

    Analyzes 2011 survey data from high school graduates aged 24-39. Religious schools socialize students into distinctive attitudes toward marriage & family formation.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Young adults; Marriage
  • Les conceptions de l'après-mort chez le jeunes Belges francophones en Wallonie et à Bruxelles: transactions symboliques et recompositions de l’objet “religion.”
    Osés Bermejo, José Juan (2013)
    Social Compass 60:1: 59-78.

    Based on semi-structured interviews with 35 French-speaking Belgian young adults.

    Associated Search Terms: Afterlife; Reincarnation; Young adults; Belgium
  • Young American Muslims: Dynamics of Identity.
    Kabir, Nahid Afrose (2013)
    New York: Columbia University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Young adults; Islam, U.S.A.
  • Faith Pinnacle Moments: Stress, Miraculous Experiences, and Life Satisfaction in Young Adulthood.
    Manglos, Nicolette D. (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:2: 176-198.

    Analyzes telephone interview data from the National Study of Youth and Religion (U.S.A.) survey, respondents who participated in all 3 waves (2002-08). Those who experienced miracles were more likely to have experienced traumatic events. Miracles predict life satisfaction & partially buffer the effects of stress.

    Associated Search Terms: Miracle; Stress; Life satisfaction; Young adults
  • Faith in the age of Facebook: Exploring the links between religion and social network site membership and use.
    Miller, Brian J., Peter Mundey, and Jonathan P. Hill (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:2: 227-253.

    Analyzes wave 3 telephone interview data from the National Survey on Youth and Religion (U.S.A.). Independent of the prosocial & organizational effects of religion, Catholics & Evangelical Protestants were more likely to be social network site members; Bible reading & altruistic activities inversely predicted the latter.

    Associated Search Terms: Internet; Social participation; Civic engagement; Young adults
  • Religious and Sexual Identities. A Multi-Faith Exploration of Young Adults.
    Yip, Andrew K.T., and Sarah-Jane Page (2013)
    Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Great Britain; Young adults; Sex
  • 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
  • Conflicting or compatible: Beliefs about religion and science among emerging adults in the United States.
    Longest, Kyle C., and Christian Smith. (2011)
    Sociological Forum 26: 846-869.

    Associated Search Terms: Young adults; Science
  • The effects of parental marital discord and divorce on the religious and spiritual lives of young adults.
    Ellison, Christopher G., Anthony B. Walker, Norval D. Glenn, and Elizabeth Marquardt (2011)
    Social Science Research 40:2:538-551.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage/divorce; Divorce; Generations; Family; Socialization; Young adults
  • Ethnic and Gender Variation in Religious Involvement: Patterns of Expression in Young Adulthood.
    Jones, Janine M., Josie R. St. Peter, Sherira J. Fernandes, Todd I. Herrenkohl, Rick Kosterman, and J. David Hawkins (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:2: 207-225.

    Analyzes panel interview data from yong adults in Seattle; notes changes over time in religious "profiles" (spiritual/not religious; religious; intrinsic; organizational; not organizational).

    Associated Search Terms: Young adults; United States, Washington, Seattle; Ritual; Panel study; Gender; Experience; Age; Spirituality
  • Born Again in Balaka: Pentecostal Versus Catholic Narratives of Religious Transformation in Rural Malawi.
    Manglos, Nicolette D. (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:4: 409-431.

    Based on 2007 interview data from born again young adults in rural Balaka District, Malawi; Pentecostals are more likely to believe they can convert to a new way of life than Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Born again experience; Catholic, Malawi; Young adults; Pentecostal, Malawi; Malawi
  • Sexual minority young adult religiosity, sexual orientation conflict, self-esteem and depressive symptoms.
    Dahl, Angie, and Renee Galliher (2010)
    Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health 14:4: 271-290.

    Associated Search Terms: Self-esteem; Young adults; Dimensions of religiosity; Depression; Homosexuality
  • Childhood Religious Denomination and Early Adult Asset Accumulation.
    Keister, Lisa A. (2010)
    In Christopher G. Ellison and Robert A. Hummer (ed.) Religion, Families, and Health. Population-Based Research in the United States. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 164-185.

    Analyzes 1985-2000 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (U.S.A.) data. Jews accumulated more wealth, though less so in home ownership, while conservative Protestants accumulated less, net of statistical controls.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Conservative, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Young adults; Stratification
  • Souls in Transition: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of Emerging Adults.
    Smith, Christian, and Patricia Snell (2009)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Young adults
  • The role of religion in adolescence for family formation in young adulthood.
    Eggebeen, David, and Jeffrey Dew (2009)
    Journal of Marriage and Family 71: 108-121.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescence; Family; Young adults
  • Is religiosity a protective factor against substance use in young adulthood? Only if you're straight!
    Rostosky, Sharon Scales, Fred Danner, and Ellen D.B. Riggle (2007)
    Journal of Adolescent Health 40:: 440-447.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Drug; Tobacco; Young adults; Homosexuality
  • Losing my Religion: The Social Sources of Religious Decline in Early Adulthood.
    Uecker, Jeremy E., Mark D. Regnerus, and Margaret L. Vaaler (2007)
    Social Forces 85:4: 1667-1691.

    Analyzes 1994-95 & 2001-02 panel interview data from '94-95 grade 7-12 U.S. students. Practice but not religiosity decline in early adulthood; the deline is furthered by drug abuse & non-normative sexual activity, lessend by higher education & marriage.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Practice; Drug; Panel study; Age; Education; Family; Life course; Marriage; Young adults
  • After the Baby Boomers: How Twenty- and Thirty-Somethings Are Shaping the Future of American Religion.
    Wuthnow, Robert (2007)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Develops descriptions of U.S. young adults, based on a variety of surveys; demographics prove to be most important.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Belief; United States; Politics, U.S.A.; Young adults; Bricolage; Practice; Family life cycle; Membership; Generations; Literalism; Internet; Family size
  • Young Jewish Adults in the United Staes Today.
    Ukeles, Jacob B., Ron Miller, and Pearl Beck (2006)
    New York: American Jewish Committee.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Young adults
  • Young Adult Catholics. Religion in the Culture of Choice.
    Hoge, Dean R., William D. Dinges, Mary Johnson, and Juan L. Gonzales, Jr. (2001)
    Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press.

    Analyzes late 1990s telephone survey data from U.S. Catholic adults selected from confirmation records of a sample of parishes. Compares Latinos' & non-Latinos' responses. Includes cases from a follow-up interview subsample.

    Associated Search Terms: Young adults; Catholic, U.S.A.; Identity; Belief; Education; Practice; Latino Americans
  • Dimensionen religiöser Überzeugungen bei junger Erwachsenen in den neuer und alten Bundesländern der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.
    Pickel, Gert (1995)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie 47:3: 516-534.

    Analyzes 1991 & '93 German survey data from young adults; those in the former East Germany are more likely to be confessionless, but those in the East having a religion participate more.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Young adults; Germany
  • Vers un nouveau conflit de generations: profils sociaux et religieux des 20-35 ans: recherché-action, deuxième dossier.
    Grand'Maison, Jacques (1993)
    Montréal: Fides.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Young adults; Canada, Quebec, Saint-Jérôme-de-l´Auvergne
  • Kirchentag zwischen Kirche und Welt. Auf der Suche nach Antworten. Eine empirische Untersuchung auf dem 21. Deutschen Evangelischen Kirchentag Düsseldorf 1985.
    Feige, Andreas, Ingrid Lukatis, and Wolfgang Lukatis (1987)
    Berlin: Wichern-Verlag.

    Analyzes 1985 survey data from participants in the Protestant Church meeting at Hanover, aged under 28.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Justice; Politics, Germany; Young adults; Factor analysis; Lutheran, Germany; Germany; Kirchentag
  • Young Catholics. A Report to the Knights of Columbus.
    Fee, Joan L., Andrew M. Greeley, William C. McCready, and Theresa A. Sullivan (1981)
    Los Angeles: Sadlier.

    Associated Search Terms: Vocation; Life cycle; Politics, Canada; Politics, U.S.A.; Marian; Catholic, U.S.A.; Family; Imagination; Catholic, Canada; United States; Canada; Young adults; Education; Marriage; Knights of Columbus
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