Citations are taken from the Sociology of Religion Searchable Bibliographic Database, created and updated by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio). The ARDA is not responsible for content or typographical errors.
  • Religion in public health-care institutions: U.S. and U.K. perspectives.
    Idler, Ellen, and Allan Kellehear (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:2: 234-240.

    Describes degrees of separation/fusion of religion & health care in the U.S.A. & U.K. Gives examples.

    Associated Search Terms: Hospital; Medical; Great Britain; Differentiation; United States
  • Individual sensory experiences, socialized senses, and everyday lived religion in practice.
    McGuire, Meredith B. (2016)
    Social Compass 63:2: 152-162.

    Argues for the importance of sensation in religious; gives examples.

    Associated Search Terms: Body; Experience
  • Religion and giving for international aid: Evidence from a survey of U.S. church members.
    Schnable, Allison (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:1: 72-94.

    Analyzes 2005 telephone interview data from U.S.A. church members. Levels of church involvement predict giving to international aid efforts.

    Associated Search Terms: Altruism; Contributions
  • Sociology and theology: With and agaisn the grain of "the world."
    Martin, David (2015)
    Implicit Religion 18:2: 159-175.

    The similarities between sociology & theology give them the potential for undermining one another.

    Associated Search Terms: Theology; World rejection
  • "Give us a sign of your presence": Paranormal investigation as a spiritual practice.
    Eaton Marc A. (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:4: 389-412.

    Based on participant observation in 16 investigations of ghost reports.

    Associated Search Terms: Ghost; Paranormal; Participant observation
  • Examining the association of religious context with giving to non-profit organizations.
    Wiepking, Pamala, René Bekkers, and Una Osili (2014)
    European Sociological Review 30:5: 640-654.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions
  • 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
  • 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: Volunteering; Taiwan; Folk religion; Ancestor; Contributions
  • Mosque-based emotional support among young Muslim Americans.
    Nguyen, Ann W., Robert Joseph Taylor, Linda M. Chatters, Aaron Ahuvia, Elif Izberk-Bilgin, and Fiona Lee (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:4: 535-555.

    Analyzes survey data from graduate & undergraduate students, & other young adult Muslims in southeastern Michigan. Giving & receiving social support & experiencing negative interactions in mosques were associated with demographic variables.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Social support; Mosque; Islam, U.S.A.
  • If I Give My Soul: Pentecostalism inside of Prison in Rio de Janeiro.
    Johnson, Andrew R. (2012)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Minnesota.

    Associated Search Terms: Prisoners; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Penology; Pentecostal, Brazil
  • Explaining Differences in Philanthropic Behavior between Christians, Muslims, and Hindus in the Netherlands.
    Carabain, Christine L., and René Bekers (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 53:4: 419-440.

    Analyzes 2008 Dutch interview data. Community orientation, communal worship orientation, & beliefs affect giving patterns. Dutch Hindus have more secular & less religious giving levels, Dutch Muslims more religious & less secular.

    Associated Search Terms: Indian Dutch; Hindu, Netherlands; Protestant, Netherlands; Netherlands; Islam, Netherlands; Contributions; Catholic, Netherlands; Altruism; Belief
  • Religion and Charitable Financial Giving to Religious and Secular Causes: Does Political Ideology Matter?
    Vaidyanathan, Brandon, Jonathan P. Hill, and Christian Smith (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:3: 450-469.

    Analyzes U.S.A. interview data; congregational participation mediates the spurious relationship between political conservatism & charitable giving.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Philanthropy; Practice; United States
  • Motivations for and Obstacles to Religious Financial Giving.
    Vaidyanathan, Brandon, and Patricia Snell (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:2: 189-214.

    Based on varied data from northern Indiana.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions
  • Who Gives? A literature review of predictors of charitable giving part I: Religion, education, age, and socialization.
    Bekkers, René, and Pamela Wiepking (2011)
    Voluntary Seactor Review 3d: 337-365.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions
  • A literature review of empirical studies of philanthropy: Eight mechanisms that drive charitable giving.
    Bekkers, René, and Pamela Wiepking (2011)
    Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 40:5: 924-973.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions
  • Substitution or symbiosis? Assessing the relationship between religious and secular giving.
    Hill, Jonathan P., and Brandon Vaidyanathan (2011)
    Social Forces 90:1: 157-180.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions
  • Making Money Sacred: How Two Church Cultures Translate Mundane Money into Distinct Sacralized Frames of Giving.
    Mundey, Peter, Hilary Davidson, and Patricia Snell Herzog (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:3: 303-326.

    Compares cases of an Evangelical & a liberal Protestant subcultures at the congregational level as they pertain to financial contributions.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Participant observation; Parish
  • Giving to Organizations that Help People in Need. Differences across Denominational Identities.
    Ottoni-Wilhelm, Mark (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:3: 389-412.

    Analyzes 2001- '03, & '05 panel data from the U.S.A.; there were no denominational differences among Christians in giving donations to people in need, but Jews gave more.

    Associated Search Terms: Philanthropy; Charities
  • Religious Giving and the Boundedness of Rationality.
    Hoffmann, John P., Bruce R. Lott, and Catherine Jeppsen (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:3: 323-348.

    Examines preictors of contriubtions using 5 U.S.A. data sets.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Rational choice theory; United States
  • The economics and sociology of religious giving: Instrumental rationality or communal bonding?
    Peifer, Jared L. (2010)
    Social Forces 88:4: 1569-1594.

    Associated Search Terms: Community; Contributions; Economic; Rationality
  • Le Vietnam au défi de la diversité protestante.
    Willaime, Jean-Paul (2010)
    Social Compass 57:3: 319-331.

    Describes the situation of Protestant Christian groupings in Vietnam and gives a history of their implantation there.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Vietnam; Vietnam
  • Financial Commitment Within Federations of Small Groups: The Effect of Cell-based Congregational Structure on Individual Giving.
    Whitehead, Andrew L. (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:4: 640-656.

    Analyzes U.S. Congregational Life Survey data (2001); small groups within congregations enhance contributions.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Small groups; Contributions
  • Assessing Key Informant Methodology in Congregational Research.
    Schwadel, Philip, and Kevin D. Dougherty (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 51:4: 366-379.

    Using the 1993 American Congregational Giving Study, compares reported demographics of congregations from pastors to those of random samples from their congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Key informant; Methods
  • Migration and the Globalization of Religion.
    Plüss, Caroline (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 491-506.

    Gives examples, largely from Asia.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Assimilation; Transnational; Change; Migration; Globalization; Pluralism; Syncretism
  • The Prosperity Gospel and Economic Prosperity: Race, Class, Giving, and Voting.
    Koch, Bradley A. (2009)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana Univrsity.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Contributions; Economic; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Stratification; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The Archipelago of Faith: Religious Individualism and Faith Community in America Today.
    Madsen, Richard (2009)
    American Journal of Sociology 114:5: 1263-1301.

    Based on 4 ethnographies of religious communities whom the author gives pseudonyms. Maintains that individualism underlies both seeking & dwelling, progressive & orthodox religiosities.

    Associated Search Terms:
  • Charitable Choices. Philanthropic Decisions of Donors in the American Jewish Community.
    Dashefsky, Arnold, and Bernard Lazerwitz (2009)
    Lanham, Maryland: Lexington.

    Analyzes 1970-71 & '90 National (U.S.A.) Jewish Population Survey data, & interview data from Jewish donors & non-doners. age, income, & involvement in the Jewish community were important predictors of giving. Involvement predicted volunteering in the community & less in non-Jewish activities. Reported interviews with fund-raisers.

    Associated Search Terms: Charities; Contributions; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Salvation Goods and the Religious Market in the Cultic Milieu.
    Mayer, Jean-François (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation Goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 257-273.

    Gives Swiss examples of market behavior among new age enterpreneurs.

    Associated Search Terms: Quasi-religion; Market model; New age; Religious goods; Switzerland
  • Passing the Plate. Why American Christians Don't Give Away More Money.
    Smith, Christian, and Michael O. Emerson, with Patricia Snell (2008)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on interviews & a 2006 American questionnaire survey, with breakdowns by denomination, attendance rates, income.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions
  • 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: Netherlands; Protestant, Netherlands; Contributions; Catholic, Netherlands; Atheist, Netherlands; Altruism; Volunteering
  • 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: Volunteering; Contributions; United States; Ecology; Pluralism
  • A Movement without a Crisis is a Movement with a Crisis: A Paradox in Search of a Paradigm.
    Demerath, Nicholas J., III (2008)
    In Eileen Barker (ed.) The Centrality of Religion in Social Life. Essays in Honour of James A. Beckford. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 93-102.

    Develops a typology of crises. Crises often give rise to or are often functional for social movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Functionalism; Social movement; Crisis; Structuration
  • The new religious economy of Latin America.
    Bastian, Jean-Pierre (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation goods and religious markets: Theory and applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 171-192.

    Change from competition within Catholicism to one in a pluralist setting that is more explicitly market oriented. Gives many examples of practices & behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Competition; Field; Globalization; Latin America; Market model; Bourdieu, Pierre
  • Changes in Religious Giving Reflect Changes in Involvement: Age and Cohort Effects in Religious Giving, Secular Giving, and Attendance.
    Wilhelm, Mark O., Patrick M. Rooney, and Eugene R. Tempel (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:2: 217-232.

    Based on data from several U.S.A. surveys; changes in practice predict changes in contributions.

    Associated Search Terms: Philanthropy; United States; Contributions; Practice
  • Ritual, power and historical perspective: Baptism and name-giving in Lithuania and Latvia.
    Paukštyt?-Šaknien?, Rasa (2007)
    Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics 1: 115-130.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptism; Latvia; Lithuania; Names; Power; Ritual
  • 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: Volunteering; Contributions
  • Toward Explaining Congregational Giving.
    Finke, Roger, Matt Bahr, and Christopher P. Scheitle (2006)
    Social Science Research 35: 620-641.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions
  • Religion and Giving in Australia.
    Lyons, Mark, and Ian Nivison-Smith (2006)
    Australian Journal of Social Issues 41: 419-436.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; 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: Contributions; Volunteering; Australia
  • New Ways of Believing or Belonging: Is Religion Giving Way to Spirituality?
    Glendinning, Tony, and Steve Bruce (2006)
    British Journal of Sociology 57:3: 399-414.

    Based on 2001 British survey data; both church-goers & others accept holistic practies focused on well-being, but only less-educated non-churchgoers accept divination.

    Associated Search Terms: Divination; Great Britain
  • Determinants of Religious Giving in an Eastern-culture Economy: Empirical Evidence from Taiwan.
    Chang, Wen-chun (2006)
    Review of Religious Research 47:4: 363-379.

    Analyzes 1999 Taiwanese survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Taiwan
  • The Work-faith Connection for Low-income Mothers: A Research Note.
    Sullivan, Susan Crawford (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:1: 99-108.

    Based on 44 interviews with low-income mothers working in the Boston area; rather than give meaning to work, as found in studies of higher income workers, spirituality helped respondents cope.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping; Stratification; Work
  • Cowboys and Schoolteachers: Gender in Romance Novels, Secular and Christian.
    Clawson, Laura (2005)
    Sociological Perspectives 48:4: 461-479.

    Content analysis of romance novels; secular ones have strong men giving in to the wiles of women while Christian ones have men not so superficially strong not giving in.

    Associated Search Terms: Literature; Gender role; Content analysis
  • After-life consumption and charitable giving.
    Hrung, Warren B. (2004)
    American Journal of Economics and Sociology 63:3:731-745.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Afterlife
  • Give Me That Ol' Time Hormonal Religion.
    Carroll, Michael P. (2004)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43:2: 275-278.

    Criticizes the claim by Rodney Stark that female religiosity is inherent in female biology; points to a historical trend away from greater masculine piety toward greater female piety.

    Associated Search Terms: Stark, Rodney; Gender
  • The Spiritual Revolution. Why Religion is Giving Way to Spirituality.
    Heelas, Paul, and Linda Woodhead, with Benjamin Seel, Brinsolaw Szerszynsky, and Karin Tusting (2004)
    Oxford, U.K.: Basil Blackwell.

    Compares Religion & spirituality, based on 2000-03 ethnography & questionnaires. Religion stressed what is outside the person, spirituality inside. Religion is in decline & spirituality growing, but religion is far more widespread.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Change; Community study; Great Britain, Cumbria, Kendal
  • Giving and Bolunteering in the Netherlands: Sociological and Psychological Perspectives.
    Bekkers, René (2004)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation Universiteit Utrecht.

    Associated Search Terms: Volunteering; Contributions; Netherlands
  • Giving to secular causes by the religious and nonreligious: An experimental test of the responsiveness of giving to susidies.
    Eckel, Catherine C., and Phillip J. Grossman (2004)
    Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 33:2: 271-289.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions
  • Philanthropic Giving Among American Jews: Contributions to Federations Jewish and Non-Jewish Causes (Report 4).
    Cohen, Steven M. (2004)
    New York: United Jewish Communities.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Jewish, U.S.A.; Philanthropy
  • "Giving it up to God": Negotiating femininity in support groups for wives of ex-gay Christian men.
    Wolkomir, Michelle (2004)
    Gender & Society 18:6: 735-755.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Gender traditionalism; Gender
  • The Religious Basis of Charitable Giving in America. A Social Capital Perspective.
    Nemeth, Roger J., and Donald A. Luidens (2003)
    In Corwin Smidt (ed.) Religion as Social Capital. Producing the Common Good. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 107-120.

    Based on 1989-1995 U.S.A. national surveys. Church members are more likely to make contributions, & larger ones, to charities, including non-religious charities, than are other people.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Philanthropy
  • Mega-Gifts in American Philanthropy: General and Jewish Giving Patterns Between 1995-2000.
    Tobin, Gary A., Jeffrey R. Solomon, and Alexander C. Karp (2003)
    San Francisco; Institute for Jewish and Community Research.

    Associated Search Terms: Philanthropy; Jewish, U.S.A.; Contributions
  • Faith and Philanthropy: The Connection Between Charitable Behavior and Giving to Religion.
    Independent Sector (2002)
    Washington: Independent Sector.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Philanthropy
  • Relationships among Giving, Church Attendance, and Religious Belief: The Case of the Presbyterian Church (USA).
    Lunn, John, Robin Klay, and Andrea Douglass (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:4: 765-775.

    Analyzes 1996 denomination member survey data; conservative Presbyterians contributed more generally & to the local church while liberals gave more to secular charities.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Conservative/liberal; Belief; Contributions
  • The Effect of Life Cycle and Parishioner Perceptions on Average Household Giving in Catholic Parishes.
    Miller, Robert J., Robert A. Parfet, and Charles Zech (2001)
    Review of Religious Research 42:3: 131-331.

    Analyzes 1991-96 questionnaire data from parishioners, Philadelphia Archdiocese; income, attendance, age, perceptions of parish as welcoming, perception that it has sufficient resources, perception that it helps others in need etc. predict contributions.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Contributions
  • Mystagogie et religions de quérison: Max Weber revisité.
    Dericquebourg, Régis (2001)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 113: 149-158.

    Clarification of the type, mystagogue, the possessor of a magical charisma. Gives the examples of Mary Baker Eddy, Louis Antoine, Yvonne Trubert, and L. Ron Hubbard.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Scientology; Weber, Max; Antoinist; Mystagogue; Christian Science; Charisma
  • Beyond purity and danger: Gift-giving in the monotheistic religions.
    Silber Friedrich, Ilana (2000)
    In Toon Vandevelde (ed.) Gifts and Interests. Louvain: Peeters, pp. 115-132.

    Associated Search Terms: Gift
  • Generational Differences in the Determinants of Religious Giving.
    Zech, Charles E. (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 41:4: 545-559.

    Analyzes 1990s surveys from 5 American denominations. Denominational effect rather than generations predicts contribution levels.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Generations; Contributions
  • Clergy Malfeasance, Victimization, and National/Local Awareness. Their Effects on Church Attendance and Financial Giving.
    Stacey, William A., Anson D. Shupe, Jr.,and Susan E. Darnell (2000)
    In Anson D. Shupe,Jr., William A. Stacey, and Susan E. Darnell (eds.) Bad Pastors. Clergy Misconduct in Modern America. New York: New York University Press, pp. 214-238.

    Based on data from a 1996 victimization survey.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Dallas; Clergy malfeasance; Contributions; Practice
  • 'We Don't Celebrate Christmas, We Just Give Gifts': Adaptations to Migration and Social Change among Hindu, Muslim, and Sikh Children in England.
    Larson, Heidi (2000)
    In Jerry G. Pankhurst and Sharon K. Houseknecht (eds.), Family, Religion, and Social Change in Diverse Societies. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 283-302.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Sikh, Great Britain; Indian British; Pakistani British; Children; Islam, Great Britain; Pluralism; Feast; Great Britain, England, Southall; Migrant; Hindu, Great Britain
  • Giving in Five Denominations.
    Hoge, Dean R., Charles Zech, Patrick McNamara, and Michael J. Donahue (1999)
    In Mark Chaves and Sharon L. Miller (eds.), Financing American Religion. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 3-10.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Catholic, U.S.A.; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Contributions; United States; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Southern Baptist
  • The Meaning of Religious Giving.
    Miller, Sharon L. (1999)
    In Mark Chaves and Sharon L. Miller (eds.) Financing American Religion. Walnut Creek, California: Alta Mira, pp. 37-45.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Mennonite, General Conference, U.S.A.; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Mennonite General Conference, U.S.A.; Contributions; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
  • Religion, Participation, and Charitable Giving: A Report.
    Bowen, Kurt (1999)
    Toronto: Volunteer Canada and the Canadian Centre for Philanthropy.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Practice; Philanthropy; Canada
  • 'He Listens...and Never Gossips.' Spiritual Coping Without Church Support among Older, Predominantly African-American Caregivers of Persons with HIV.
    Poindexter, Cynthia Cannon, Nathan L. Linsk, and R. Stephen Warner (1999)
    Review of Religious Research 40:3: 230-243.

    Based on in-depth interviews in the Chicago area; religion, not church social support, sustained care giving to HIV sufferers.

    Associated Search Terms: Social support; AIDS; Coping
  • Faith and Access: Personal Religiosity and Religious Group Advocacy in a State Legislature.
    Yamane, David (1999)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 38:4: 543-550.

    State legislators' religious identities enhance their giving access to religious lobbyists, especially when the legislators are religious conservatives.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; United States, Wisconsin; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The Evangelical Family is Sacred, but Is it Safe? Contemporary Christianity and Wife Abuse.
    Nason-Clark, Nancy (1998)
    In Catherine Clark Kroeger and James R. Beck (eds.) Healing the Hurting: Giving Hope and Help to Abused Women. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker, pp. 109-128.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Spouse abuse; Violence; Women; Evangelical
  • After Heaven: Spirituality in America since the 1950s.
    Wuthnow, Robert (1998)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Based largely on 200 in-depth interviews from a non-random set of U.S. respondents. Sees "dwelling" spirituality giving way to "seeking."

    Associated Search Terms: United States
  • Who Gives to the Poor? The Influence of Religious Tradition and Political Location on the Personal Generosity of Americans toward the Poor.
    Regnerus, Mark D., Christian Smith, and David Sikkink (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:3: 481-493.

    Analyzes 1996 telephone survey data from the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Altruism; Contributions; United States
  • Religious Giving by Individuals: A Cross Denominational Study.
    Forbes, Kevin F., and Ernest M. Zampelli (1997)
    American Journal of Economics and Sociology 56: 17-30.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions
  • Skewness Explained: A Rational Choice Model of Religious Giving.
    Iannaccone, Laurence R. (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:2: 141-157. [Also in Mark Chaves and Sharon L. Miller (eds.), Financing American Religion (Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, 1999, pp. 29-35]

    Analyzes 1987-89 General Social Survey (U.S.A..) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Rational choice theory; United States; Contributions
  • Money Matters. Personal Giving in American Churches.
    Hoge, Dean R., Charles Zech, Patrick McNamara, and Michael J. Donahue (1996)
    Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press.

    Analyzes 1993-94 member questionnaire & congregation interview data from U.S.A. congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Contributions; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Catholic, U.S.A.; Southern Baptist; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.
  • Explanations for Current Levels of Religious Giving.
    Hoge, Dean R. (1995)
    New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising 7:51-70.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions
  • The Effect of Religious Market Competition on Church Giving.
    Zaleski, Peter A., and Charles E. Zech (1995)
    Review of Social Economy 53: 330-367.

    Associated Search Terms: Market model; Contributions; Competition
  • New Religions and this World: Religious Movements in Japan after the 1970s and their Beliefs about Salvation.
    Shimazono, Susumu (1995)
    Social Compass 42:2: 193-205.

    Gives a general account of 2 new new religions in Japan.

    Associated Search Terms: Japan; New religions; Kofuko-no-Kagaku; God Light Association
  • Gift-giving in the Great Traditions: The Case of Donations to Monasteries in the Medieval West.
    Silber, Ilana Friedrich (1995)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 36:2: 209-243.

    Gifts came primarily from the nobles. Compares with non-western gift exchange patterns.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, medieval; Contributions; Gift; Comparative; Monasticism; Historical
  • 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: Contributions; Volunteering
  • Is Sociology the Core Discipline for the Scientific Study of Religion?
    Ellison, Christopher G., and Darren E. Sherkat (1995)
    Social Forces 73:4: 1255-1266.

    Sees an integrative role for the sociology of religion among the disciplines that study religion; gives examples from studies of well-being & religious market studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion; Well-being
  • An Analysis of Catholic Sacrificial Giving Programs in Seattle, Washington.
    Harris, Joseph Claude (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 36:2: 230-237.

    Evaluation research on a "sacrificial giving" program in 19 parishes of the Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle.

    Associated Search Terms: Evaluation research; United States, Washington, Seattle; Contributions; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Giving Trends in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
    Innskeep, Kenneth W. (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 36:2: 238-244.

    Analyzes 1979-91 Evangelical Lutheran Church in American data; focuses on the increase in giving to congregations, decrease to denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Introduction: The Problem of Understanding Church Giving.
    Hoge, Dean R. (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 36:2: 101-110.

    Overview of factors relevant to contributing to churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions
  • Generous Congregations, Generous Givers: Congregational Contexts that Stimulate Individual Giving.
    Olson, Daniel V.A., and David Caddell (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 36:2: 168-180.

    Analyzes 1975-78 United Church of Christ survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: United Church of Christ; Contributions
  • Correlates of Religious Giving in Six Protestant Denominations.
    Donahue, Michael J. (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 36:2: 149-157.

    Analyzes 1988-89 interview data from American Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Disciples of Christ; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; United Church of Christ; United Methodist; Southern Baptist
  • Economic and Attitudinal Factors in Catholic and Protestant Religious Giving.
    Zaleski, Peter A., and Charles E. Zech (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 36:2: 158-167.

    Secondary analysis of 1987 survey data from American congregations; makes Protestant/Catholic analysis.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation size; Contributions; Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Determinants of Religious Giving in Urban Presbyterian Congregations.
    Zaleski, Peter A., Charles E. Zech, and Dean R. Hoge (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 36:2: 197-206.

    Analyzes 1985 data from Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. data.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation size; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Contributions
  • Congregational vs. Denominational Giving: An Analysis of Giving Patterns in the Presbyterian Church in the United States and the Reformed Church in America.
    Nemeth, Roger J., and Donald A. Luidens (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 36:2: 111-122.

    Analyzes contributions to 2 denominations, 1860s-1980s; sees inflation-adjusted trends increasing at congregational levels.

    Associated Search Terms: Reformed Church in America; Contributions; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.
  • The progressive Catholic Church in Latin America: Giving voice or listening to voices?
    Burdick, John (1994)
    Latin American Research Rview 29:1: 184-197.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Latin America; Latin America
  • Social Sources of Family Contributions: Giving Patterns in the Reformed Church in America.
    Luidens, Donald A., and Roger J. Nemeth (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 36:2: 207-217.

    Analyzes 1991 questionnaire data from Reformed Church in America members; income & involvement in congregational life best predict contributions.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Reformed Church in America
  • Passing the Plate in Affluent Churches: Why Some Members Give More Than Others.
    Davidson, James D., and Ralph E. Pyle (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 36:2: 181-196.

    Analyzes 1985 questionnaire data from affluent churches in St. Joseph & Tippecanoe counties, Indiana.

    Associated Search Terms: Symbolic interactionism; Contributions; Exchange theory; United States, Indiana
  • Determinants of Religious Giving in American Denominations: Data from Two Nationwide Surveys.
    Hoge, Dean R., and Fenggang Yang (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 36:2: 123-148.

    Analyzes 1987-89 General Social Survey (U.S.A..) & '88 Gallup data; shows faith, conservative belief, & involvement important, & that contributions disproportionately come from a small portion of church members.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Contributions; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Relationship of Parish Characteristics to Sunday Giving among Catholics in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.
    Rexhausen, Jeff, and Michael J. Cieslak (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 36:2: 218-229.

    Analyzes 1991 data on Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati parishes; church attendance is important, as is parish size in rural settings.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Ohio, Cincinnati; Contributions; Congregation size; Urban/rural
  • Psychiatric Symptoms and Help-seeking Behavior among the Elderly: An Analysis of Racial and Gender Differences.
    Husaini, Baqar A., Stephen T. Moore, and Van A. Cain (1994)
    Journal of Gerontologial Social Work 21:3/4: 177-195.

    Analyzes interview data from African American & white seniors in Nashville; gives percentage using clergy as mental health professionals.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Mental health; United States, Tennessee, Nashville; Gerontology; Sex
  • Theological Perspectives and Environmentalism among Religious Activists.
    Guth, James L., Lyman A. Kellstedt, Corwin E. Smidt, and John C. Green (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:4: 373-382.

    analyzes 1990-91 questionnaire data from religious social activists; shows fundamentalists, pentecostals, & conservatives giving environmentalism lower priority.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Environmentalism; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Liberal, U.S.A.; Conservative/liberal; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • Americans Who Give up Religion.
    Feigelman, William, Bernard S. Gorman, and Joseph A. Varacalli (1992)
    Sociology and Social Research 76:3: 138-144.

    Analyzes 1972-90 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; notes correlates of apostasy. Observes disaffiliation does not contribute to happiness.

    Associated Search Terms: Well-being; United States; Atheist, U.S.A.; Disaffiliation
  • Research on Factors Influencing Giving to Religious Bodies.
    Hoge, Dean R., and Douglas L. Griffin (1992)
    Indianapolis: Ecumenical Center for Stewardship Studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions
  • Economie et religion: Le cas du Communion et Libération.
    Abbruzzese, Salvatore (1992)
    Social Compass 39:1: 83-92.

    Gives an example of an enhanced economic activity as a strategy for promoting a religious influence in the secular world.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Comunione e Liberazione; Economic
  • Religion and Development in Hindu Society.
    Oommen, T.K. (1992)
    Social Compass 39;1: 67-75.; Comment by Otto Mduro 39:1: 77-80.

    Observes that it is not formal theology but daily values that are responsible for any association between religions & development; gives the Hindu example.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Values; Development; Everyday life; Hindu
  • The Structure and Social Functions of Korean Immigrant Churches in the United States.
    Min, Pyong Gap (1992)
    International Migration Review 26:4: 1370-1394.

    Focuses on New York City; Korean immigrant churches in the U.S. provide fellowship, maintain Korean culture, offer social services, & give social status & positions.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Social support; United States, New York, New York; Korean Americans; Migrant; Social services
  • Tzedakah: Orthodox Jews and Charitable Giving.
    Heilman, Samuel C. (1991)
    In Barry A. Kosmin and Paul Ritterband (eds.) Contemporary Jewish Philanthropy in America. Savage, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 133-144.

    Associated Search Terms: Philanthropy; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • The Determinants of Jewish Charitable Giving in the Last Part of the Twentieth Century.
    Ritterband, Paul (1991)
    In Barry A. Kosmin and Paul Ritterband (eds.) Contemporary Jewish Philanthropy in America. Svage, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 57-72.

    Associated Search Terms: Philanthropy; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • 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: United States, Rhode Island; Volunteering; Jewish, U.S.A.; Contributions
  • Patterns of giving of some Jewish career women: A preliminary investigation.
    Geffen, Rela Monson (1991)
    In Barry A. Kosmin and Paul Ritterband (eds.) Contemporary Jewish Philanthropy in America. Lanham, Maryland: Rowmn & Littlefield, pp. 117-131,

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Women; Contributions
  • Patterns of Giving in Black Churches.
    Carson, Emmett D. (1990)
    In Robert Wuthnow and Virginia A. Hodgkinson (eds.), Faith and Philanthropy in America: Exploring the Role of Religion in America's Voluntary Sector. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, pp. 232-252.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; African Americans
  • Family, Religion, and Personal Communities: Examples from Mormonism.
    Cornwall, Marie, and Darwin L. Thomas (1990)
    Marriage and Family Review 15:1/2: 229-252. [Also in Donald G. Unger and Marvin B. Sussman (eds.) Families in Community Settings: Interdisciplinary perspectives (New York: Haworth, 1990), pp. 229-252.

    Reviews research on the relationship between family & religion; gives examples from research on the Mormon family.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Family
  • From Commitment to Action: How Religious Involvement Affects Giving and Volunteering.
    Hodgkinson, Virginia A., Murray S. Weitzman, and Arthur D. Kirsch (1990)
    In Robert Wuthnow and Virginia A. Hodgkinson (eds.), Faith and Philanthropy in America: Exploring the Role of Religion in America's Voluntary Sector. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, pp. 93-114.

    Associated Search Terms: Voluntary action research; Contributions
  • The Paradoxical Effects of Jewish Community Size on Jewish Communal Behavior: Intermarriage, Synagogue Membership and Giving to Local Jewish Federations.
    Rabinowitz, Jonathan (1989)
    Contemporary Jewry 10:1: 9-15.

    Based on 1970s & '80s data collated from previous studies of Jewish communities in American cities.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Contributions; Marriage; Urban; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Durkheim, Mathiez, and the French Revolution: The Political Context of a Sociological Classic.
    Tiryakian, Edward A. (1988)
    European Journal of Sociology 29:373-396 [Also in Edward A. Tiryakian, For Durkheim. Essays in Historical and Cultural Sociology. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, 2009, pp. 89-113]

    Gives Les formes élémentaires de la vie religieuse a context from the vantage point of the Third Republic.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Durkheim, Émile
  • The Functions of Religion: A Reappraisal.
    Wilson, Bryan R. (1988)
    Religion 18: 199-216.

    As religion has lost its societal integrative function, it has taken up personal functions & the critique of societal arrangements. This gives new, flexible religions an advantage.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (societal); New religions; Functionalism; Privatization
  • Correlates of Social Participation in American Jewish Communities.
    Rabinowsitz, Jonathan (1988)
    Unpublished D.S.W. dissertation, Yeshiva University. [DA 49:11 A, p. 3508]

    Ecological study of participation in Jewish organizations in American communities, as indicated by rates of giving to the local Jewish federation, synagogue membership, & memberships in other Jewish organizations.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Contributions; Jewish, U.S.A.; Ecology
  • Picketing Satan Enfleshed at 7-Eleven: A Research Note.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (1988)
    Review of Religious Research 30:1: 73-82.

    Analyzes 1984 questionnaire data from leaders named in the National Federation of Decency Journal; shows religious fundamentalism giving "cultural fundamentalism" a transcendent urgency.

    Associated Search Terms: Pornography; Culture; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • Orientations toward Jewish charitable giving.
    Dashefsky, Arnold (1987)
    In Nahum M. Waldman (ed.) Community and Culture: Essays in Jewish Studies. Philadelphia: Gratz College Seth-Press, pp. 19-34.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Contributions
  • The Private and the Public: The Linkage Role of Religion Revisited.
    Cheal, David J. (1987)
    Review of Religious Research 28:3: 209-223.

    Analyzes 1984 interview data from Winnipeg, Manitoba; supports the privatization thesis & giving little evidence for any unity of institutional linkages.

    Associated Search Terms: Social participation; Privatization; Canada, Manitoba, Winnipeg
  • The Priest and the Agent: Social Drama and Class Consciousness in the West of Ireland.
    Taylor, Lawrence J. (1985)
    Comparative Studies in Society and History 27: 696-712.

    Gives two accounts of a rental dispute between a priest & an absentee landlord's agent--one from the agent's records & one in local folklore.

    Associated Search Terms: Class consciousness; Ireland
  • Why Don't They Give? Determinants of Jewish Charitable Giving.
    Dashefsky, Arnold, and Bernard Lazerwitz (1983)
    Storrs, Connecticut: Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Catholic Accounts: Problems of Institutional Involvement.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P. (1983)
    In G. Nigel Gilbert and Peter Abell (eds.), Accounts and Action. Surrey Conferences on Sociological Theory and Method. Aldershot: Gower, pp. 132-152.

    Examines problems in interviewing people who may be marginal to the institution in question; gives the example of 1974-77 interviews of British Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Methodology, interview; Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain
  • High School Achievement: Public, Catholic and Private Schools Compared.
    Coleman, James S., Thomas Hoffer, and Sally B. Kilgore (1982)
    New York: Basic.

    Analyzes 1980 National Center for Education Statistics data, "High School and Beyond": students from a national sample of high schools. Tables give separate analyses for Catholic high school data.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Catholic, U.S.A.; Education
  • Established Religiosity in Modern Society: Islam in Indonesia.
    Tamney, Joseph B. (1979)
    Sociological Analysis 40:2: 125-135.

    Analyzes interview data from residents of Java, aged 16-40. Community size negatively but education positively correlates to Islamic religiosity; localism was not related to praying but was positively related to alms giving.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Islam, Indonesia; Prayer; Urban; Local/cosmopolitan; Almsgiving; Indonesia, Java
  • The Religious Factor and Delinquency: Another Look at the Hellfire Hypotheses.
    Jensen, Gary F., and Maynard L. Erickson (1979)
    In Robert Wuthnow (ed.), The Religious Dimension: New Directions in Quantitative Research. New York: Academic Press, pp. 157-177.

    Analyzes 1975 data from high school students in Arizona; shows church attendance & other aspects of religiosity inversely related to various kinds of delinquency; gives rates of these latter for denominational categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Students, secondary; Delinquency; Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, Arizona
  • Will Jews Keep Giving? Prospects for the Jewish Charitable Community.
    Cohen, Steven M. (1978)
    Journal of Jewish Communal Service 55: 59-71.

    analyzes 1975 interview data from Boston Jews; shows younger respondents giving proportionately less.

    Associated Search Terms: Age; Jewish, U.S.A.; Contributions; United States, Massachusetts, Boston
  • Le Phénomène des Sectes: Essai de Synthese.
    Foucart, Eric (1978)
    Cahiers du Centre des Recherches en Sociologie Religieuse 2: 90-132.

    Overview of new religions, with an appendix giving their introduction into Quebec & basic data on their Quebec membership.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Canada, Quebec
  • Muslim and Christian Attitudes toward Fasting in Southeast Asia.
    Tamney, Joseph B. (1977)
    Review of Religious Research 19:1: 3-15.

    Analyzes 1969-70 survey data from undergraduates in the Philippines, Indonesia, & Singapore. Though Muslims more than Christians value fasting, they increasingly give it this-worldly meaning.

    Associated Search Terms: Fasting; Islam; Students, undergraduate; Asia, Southeast
  • The Effects of Confession on Altruism.
    Harris, Mary B., Seldon M. Benson, and Carroll L. Hall (1975)
    Journal of Social Psychology 96: 187-192.

    Observations of men & women asked to contribute to a charity immediately before & after confessions suggest that men give less afterward.

    Associated Search Terms: Altruism; Confession
  • "From Jerusalem to Jericho": A Study of Situational and Dispositional Variables in Helping Behavior.
    Darley, John M., and C. Daniel Batson (1973)
    Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 27;1: 100-108. Comment by A.C. Greenwald 32: 578-583.

    Experiments replicating the "Good Samaritan" situation show measured religiosity unrelated to whether subjects give help.

    Associated Search Terms: Altruism; Experiment
  • The Organization Structure of Churches: A Preliminary Model.
    Hinings, C. Robin, and Bruce D. Foster (1973)
    Sociology 7:1: 93-106.

    Develops a model that gives explanatory priority to doctrines that specify organizational goals of churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Theology
  • A Note on Clergy-laity Differences among Lutherans.
    Murphy, Steven E. (1972)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 11:2: 177-179.

    Analyzes data from a southern Illinois sample of 77 clergy & 136 lay leaders; clergy tended to give more liberal responses than did laity on social & political issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; United States, Illinois; Lutheran Church in America
  • Aging and its Implictions for Theological Education.
    Moberg, David O. (1970)
    Journal of Pastoral Care 24: 127-134.

    Argues that clergy education needs give specific attention to aging.

    Associated Search Terms: Seminary; Gerontology
  • From Charity to Taxes. Observations on the Sociology of Religious and Secular Giving.
    Bhatnagar, S. Rani (1970)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 9:3: 209-218.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions
  • Two Studies in the Flexibility of Belief.
    Dornbusch, Sanford M., Malcolm McAfee, H. Laurence Ross, Karl E. Tauber, and Phillip C. Smith (1970)
    In Phillip E. Hammond and Benton Johnson (eds.), American Mosaic. Social Patterns of Religion in the United States. New York: Random House, pp. 100-110.

    One study finds variation in how metaphorical an interpretation American undergraduates give selected Biblical verses; the other finds American Presbyterians varying in how important some beliefs seem.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Literalism; Students, undergraduate
  • Religionssoziologie und Entwicklungessoziologie.
    Desroche, Henri (1969)
    In Joachim Matthes (ed.), Religion, Kultur und Sozialer Wandel/Religion, Culture, and Social Change. Internationales Jahrbuch für Religionssoziologie/International Yearbook for the Sociology of Religion 5. Köln & Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, 20-40.

    Religion neither helps nor hinders development, but the religions of the oppressed can inspire an opposition; gives illustrations from life histories.

    Associated Search Terms: Development; Modernization; Stratification
  • Relative Secularization and Religious Practice.
    Goodridge, R. Martin (1968)
    Sociological Analysis 29:3: 122-135.

    Argues "secularization" pertains to Becker's contrast of sacred & secular societies & that change to the secular gives religion its own sphere, albeit for a smaller portion of society.

    Associated Search Terms: Becker, Howard; Secularization; Practice; Motive
  • Tod dem Propheten--Ein Dokument zu einer prophetischen Situation.
    Fabian, Johannes (1967)
    Sociologus 17:2: 131-146.

    Social hermeneutic of a tape recording of a Jamaa prophetess & her husband giving their personal history.

    Associated Search Terms: Jamaa; Zaire; Prophet; Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Folk-religiosity South of Stockholm 1966.
    Gustafsson, Berndt (1967)
    Social Compass 14:4: 300.

    Brief report based on interviews in a Stockholm suburb & a small town in western Sweden; rates of baptism, marriage, & funerals were the same, but the suburbanites could give little meaningful explanation for such customs.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Urban; Secularization; Lutheran, Sweden
  • Enquête sur les Églises protestantes dans le Brésil en crise des années 1962-1963.
    Villeroy, Magdelaine (1965)
    Cahiers de sociologie economique 12: 19-80.

    Provides basic membership data for Protestant denominations circa 1961; shows significant growth after 1959. Gives a general description, & a discussion of ecumenism.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Brazil; Ecumenism; Brazil
  • Le Rôle et la Signification de l'Ascétisme dans la Religion Juïve.
    Vajda, Georges (1964)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 18: 35-43.

    Though not giving it decisive religious emphasis, the rabbinic tradition finds asceticism congenial.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Jewish
  • Sanctity, Puritanism, Secularisation and Nationalism in North Africa. A Case Study.
    Gellner, Ernest (1963)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 15: 7186.

    Gives a sociological reading of the evidence in A Moslem Saint of the Twentieth Century (1961) by Martin Lings, a study of Shaikh Ahmed al-'Alawi.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Africa, north; Saints; Sufi
  • Giving to Churches: A Sociological Study of the Contributions to Eight Catholic and Lutheran Churches.
    Lutterman, Kenneth G. (1962)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Wisconsin. [DA 23:4, p. 1447]

    Lower income members give smaller sums but higher proportions of income; local congregations respond to contextual status differences & establish consequent norms of their own for contributing.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, U.S.A.; Parish; Catholic, U.S.A.; Contributions
  • Religion et opinions chez les étudiants de l'Université de Sarajevo.
    Fisera, Joseph (1961)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 6/12: 145-155.

    Analyzes 1957 questionnaire data from students at the University of Sarajevo; asks whether religious agreement is important in marriage. Gives secondary data on % atheist in the Yugoslav republics.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Atheist, Yugoslavia; Students, undergraduate; Yugoslavia
  • Structures d'une Idéologie Religieuse.
    Dumont, Fernand (1960)
    Recherches sociographiques 1:2: 161-187.

    Content analysis that seeks in the ideology of a given institution, the particular contradictions that give birth to religion at the frontiers of logic, to syncretisms of religion & reason.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Syncretism; Ideology
  • Les Kiboutsin d'Inspiration Religieuse.
    Gabovitch, B. (1956)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 2: 98-101.

    Gives a brief overview.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Commune; Kibbutz; Jewish, Israel
  • The Social Life of a Modern Community.
    Warner, W. Lloyd, and Paul S. Lunt (1941)
    New Haven: Yale University Press, pp. 356-360.

    Proposes church membership is a middle class characteristic &, to a lesser extent, an upper class one; gives the statuses represented in each congregation in an American community.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Community study
  • Reactions of Ex-Ministers toward the Ministry.
    Duncan, Hannibal Gerald (1932)
    Journal of Religion 12: 100-115.

    Excerpts reasons American Protestant ex-clergy give in a mail questionnaire, for entering & leaving the active ministry.

    Associated Search Terms: Ex-clergy
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