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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.
  • The Relative Importance of Parents and Peers for Adolescent Religious Orientation: An Australian Study.
    DeVaus, David A. (1983)
    Adolescence 18/69: 147-158.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 16-18 year olds in 12 schools in Victoria State, Australia; shows parents more influential than peers in religious matters.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Students, secondary; Australia, Victoria; Peers
  • If I Should Die before I Wake: Religious Commitment and Adjustment to Death of a Child.
    Cook, Judith A., and Dale W. Wimberley (1983)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 22:3: 222-238.

    Analyzes interview or questionnaire data from parents of children who died of cancer; shows religious commitment both cause & consequence of adjustment to bereavement. Interprets the results with deprivation/compensation theory.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Deprivation; Medical
  • Apostasy: A Social Learning Perspective.
    Hunsberger, Bruce E. (1983)
    Review of Religious Research 25:1: 21-38.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from students at Wilfrid Laurier University; matches apostates & others. Finds no difference in politics, intellectualism, academic orientation, adjustment, happiness in life, personality, or rebellion against parents.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaffiliation; Politics, Canada; Intellectuality; Canada; Students, undergraduate
  • Transmission of Religious and Social Values from Parents to Teenage Children.
    Hoge, Dean R., Gregory H. Petrillo, and Ella I. Smith (1982)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 44: 569-580.

    Analyzes 1976 questionnaire data from Catholic, Southern Baptist, & United Methodist 10th graders in Maryland near D.C.; shows effects of denomination & parents' ages, agreement about religion, & good relations with children, on value socialization.

    Associated Search Terms: Southern Baptist; United Methodist; Family; Socialization; Catholic, U.S.A.; Adolescents
  • Desired Outcomes of Religious Education and Youth Ministry in Six Denominations.
    Hoge, Dean R., Esther Heffernan, Eugene F. Hemrick, Hart M. Nelsen, James P. O'Connor, Paul J. Philibert, and Andrew D. Thompson (1982)
    Review of Religious Research 23:3: 230-254.

    Survey of 1,853 religious educators & parents.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Youth ministry; Moral; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.; Church of God (Anderson, Indiana); Education; Justice; United Methodist; Southern Baptist; Episcopal; Catholic, U.S.A.; Belief
  • The Influence of Social and Theological Factors upon the Goals of Religious Education.
    Nelsen, Hart M. (1982)
    Review of Religious Research 23:3: 255-263.

    Analyzes data from parents of children in religious education in 6 denominations in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Theology; Belief; Denomination (organizational entity); Education
  • Moral Maturity and Education beyond Conventional Morality.
    Philibert, Paul J. (1982)
    Review of Religious Research 23:3: 286-296.

    Analyzes 1979-80 questionnaire data from parents & educators in 6 U.S. denominations; focuses on priority given to moral maturity.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Episcopal; United Methodist; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.; Church of God (Anderson, Indiana); Southern Baptist
  • The Impact of Children on Sex Related Differences in Church Attendance.
    DeVaus, David A. (1982)
    Sociological Analysis 43:2: 145-154.

    Analyzes 1972-80 National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A.) data; shows parenting affected men's as well as women's church attendance rates.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Women; United States; Family
  • Teachers, Pedagogy and the Process of Religious Education.
    Philibert Paul J., and Dean R. Hoge (1982)
    Review of Religious Research 23:3: 264-285.

    Analyzes 1979-80 survey of parents & religious educators in 6 U.S. denominations; profiles preferred pedagogical method & teacher qualities & correlates them with educational objectives.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.; Southern Baptist; Church of God (Anderson, Indiana); United Methodist; Education; Catholic, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity); Episcopal
  • Gender Differences in the Effects of Parental Discord on Preadolescent Religiousness.
    Nelsen, Hart M. (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:4: 351-360.

    Analyzes 1975 questionnaire data from 4th-8th graders in southern Minnesota.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Students, primary; Sex; Socialization; United States, Minnesota
  • Predicting Intolerance: The Impact of Parents' Own Tolerance vs. Social Class and Religious Fundamentalism.
    Acock, Alan C., Charles Wright, and Kay McKensie (1981)
    Deviant Behavior 3:1: 65-84.

    Sample of subscribers to a Los Angeles area medical plan, up to 1975; examines whether fundamentalism transmits intolerance of deviance.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Socialization; Stratification; United States, California, Los Angeles
  • Les types d'attitudes des parents à l'égard de l'éducation religieuse de leurs enfants.
    Slominska, Janina (1981)
    In Witold Zdaniewicz (ed.) Religiousness in the Polish Society Life. Chosen Problems. Warsaw: Pallotinum, pp. 115-142.

    Sample of subscribers to a Los Angeles area medical plan, up to 1975; examines whether fundamentalism transmits intolerance of deviance.


    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Poland; Family; Socialization; Poland; Education
  • Religious Transmission Versus Religious Formation: Preadolescent-parent Interaction.
    Nelsen, Hart M. (1980)
    Sociological Quarterly 21:2: 207-218.

    Analyzes 1975 questionnaire data from 4th-8th graders in southern Minnesota; parents' religiosity & their supportiveness predict child's religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Socialization; United States, Minnesota; Students, primary; Religiosity
  • The Growth in the Number and Population of Christian Schools since 1966: A Profile of Parental Views Concerning Factors Which Led Them to Enroll Their Children in a Christian School.
    Ballweg, George Edward (1980)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Boston Uniersity [DA 41:5 A, p. 2040]

    Analyzes interview data from parents of children in Christian schools in 26 U.S. states, showing them motivated by resentment of intrusions of the state into a family preserve--values socialization.

    Associated Search Terms: Values; Socialization; Education; Family
  • A Reexamination of the Antecedents of Apostasy.
    Hunsberger, Bruce E. (1980)
    Review of Religious Research 21:2: 158-170.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Wilfrid Laurier University students; matches apostates & others. Factor analysis & comparisons show response to parents' religious beliefs & emphasis placed on religion in childhood were the important variables.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaffiliation; Students, undergraduate; Canada; Factor analysis
  • The Relationship between Self-Reported Religiosity and Drug Use by College Students.
    Turner, Carol J., and Robert J. Willis (1979)
    Journal of Drug Education 9:1: 67-78.

    Analyzes 1975 questionnaire data from students at a private university in New Jersey; the very religious & not at all religious were lease likely to use drugs & alcohol; only the religious cited parental influence to explain non-use.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Students, undergraduate; Drug; Alcohol
  • Agents of Religious Socialization among American Jews.
    Himmelfarb, Harold S. (1979)
    Sociological Quarterly 20:4: 477-494.

    Path analysis of data from Chicago Jews; shows parental influence to be more indirect than direct, channeling other influences. Religious schools had both direct & indirect effects. Adult experiences were most important in socialization.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Jewish, U.S.A.; Socialization; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Family
  • The Decision to Parent or Not: Normative and Structural Components.
    Ory, Marcia G. (1978)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 40: 531-539.

    Analyzes 1974 questionnaire data from young middle class adults in the Midwest U.S.; shows religiosity correlated with parented.

    Associated Search Terms: Family
  • Alienation from Religion in Adolescents from Fundamentalist Religious Homes.
    Dudley, Roger L. (1978)
    Journal for the Scientific study of Religion 17:4: 389-398.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 400 American Seventh-day Adventist high school students; an authoritarian image of parents & perceived inconsistency of parents' profession & action weaken religious commitment, especially practice.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist; Students, secondary; Family; Practice; Commitment
  • Dynamics of Dissenting Movements Within Established Organizations: Two Cases and a Theoretical Interpretation.
    Harrison, Michael I., and John K. Maniha (1978)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 17:3: 207-224.

    Neo-pentecostalism within the Roman Catholic & Episcopal churches shows dissenting movement snot separating from their parent bodies.

    Associated Search Terms: Episcopal; Pentecostal, neo, U.S.A.; Social movement; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • On the Relative Influence of Mothers and Fathers: A Covariance Analysis of Political and Religious Socialization.
    Acock, Alan C., and Vern L. Bengtson (1978)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 40:3: 519-530.

    Analysis of 1970s questionnaire data from a sample of subscribers to a medical care plan in the Los Angeles area, showing youth sharing parents', especially mothers', values.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California; Family; United States, California, Los Angeles; Socialization
  • La voction. Conversion et reconversion des prêtres ruraux.
    Suaud, Charles (1978)
    Paris: Éditions de Minuit.

    Studies minor seminarians in the Vendée; uses 1920-70 data; inheritance customs led parents to instill religiosity in younger sons until post-war opportunity substituted the school for religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Seminarians; Catholic, France; France, Vendée; Vocation; Rural
  • Determinants of Church Participation and Attitudes among High School Youth.
    Hoge, Dean R., and Gregory H. Petrillo (1978)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 17:4: 359-279.

    Analyzes interview data from Catholic, Southern Baptist, & Methodist 10th graders. Parents' church attendance predicted attendance; peers affected youth group participation; religious education, leaders, & beliefs affected attitudes toward church.

    Associated Search Terms: Southern Baptist; United Methodist; Practice; Socialization; Catholic, U.S.A.; Adolescents
  • The Interaction Effects of Parents, Spouse and Schooling: Comparing the Impact of Jewish and Catholic Schools.
    Himmelfarb, Harold S. (1977)
    Sociological Quarterly 18:4: 464-477.

    Survey of Chicago area Jews. The main effect of Jewish schooling seems to be an accentuation in adulthood of the perceived religiosity of one's parents.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Jewish, U.S.A.; Education
  • Religion, Parental Influence, and Adolescent Alcohol and Marijuana Use.
    Burkett, Steven R. (1977)
    Journal of Drug Issues 7:3: 263-273.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from students at 3 Pacific northwest U.S. high schools. Church attendance correlates inversely with marijuana & beer use; parents' attendance lacks direct effects.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Socialization; Drug; Alcohol; Students, secondary
  • Identifying the Socio-Contextual forms of Religiosity among Urban Ethnic Minority Group Members.
    Kenney, Bradford P., Ronald E. Cromwell, and C. Edwin Vaughan (1977)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 16:3: 237-244.

    Factor analyzes interview data from low-income African American, Mexican American, & white parents of elementary school-age children in Kansas City.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; African Americans; Mexican Americans; United States, Missouri, Kansas City; Factor analysis; Dimensions of religiosity
  • Perceived Parental Sexual Conservatism, Religiosity, and Premarital Sexual Behavior.
    Spanier, Graham B. (1976)
    Sociological Focus 9:3: 285-298.

    Analyzes survey data from students in U.S. secular universities; shows little effect of parental socialization on sexual activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual activity; Students, undergraduate; Socialization; Religiosity
  • Background Religious Denomination, Parental Emphasis, and the Religious Orientation of University Students.
    Hunsberger, Bruce E. (1976)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 15:3: 251-255.

    Shows Mennonite students at the University of Manitoba accepted parental religions more than did Catholic & moreso yet than did United Church of Canada Students.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Canada; Mennonite, Canada; Socialization; Catholic, Canada; United Church of Canada
  • Generations in Tension: Intergenerational Differences and Continuities in Religion and Religion-related Behavior.
    Keeley, Benjamin J. (1976)
    Review of Religious Research 17:3: 221-231.

    Analyzes 1969 questionnaire data from Illinois State University 1st-year students & their parents; shows neither a dramatic generation gap nor firm continuity.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Generations; Students, undergraduate
  • An Examination of Intergenerational Patterns of Religious Belief and Practice.
    Wieting, Stephen G. (1975)
    Sociological Analysis 36:2: 137-149.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from protestant parents & high school students in a Midwest U.S. city; shows generational discontinuity in institutional religion, but continuity in beliefs & symbols.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Students, secondary; Family; Belief
  • Open-mindedness and Indiscriminate Antireligious Orientation.
    Thompson, Andrew D. (1974)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 13:4: 471-477.

    Introduces a type: indiscriminate antireligious orientation. Tests it with data from Catholic adolescents & their parents.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Catholic, U.S.A.; Adolescents; Atheist, U.S.A.
  • Jewish-Gentile Intermarriage: Definitions and Consequences.
    Frideres, James S., and Jay E. Goldstein (1974)
    Social Compass 21:1: 69-84.

    Data from a western Canadian community suggest an absence of negative consequences for children of their parents' exogamy.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Canada; Canada; Family; Marriage
  • Religious Denomination, Education, and University Students' Reported Agreement with Parents' Religious Beliefs.
    Hunsberger, Bruce E. (1973)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Manitoba.

    Data from a western Canadian community suggest an absence of negative consequences for children of their parents' exogamy.


    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Students, undergraduate; Education; Socialization; Belief; Canada
  • Parental Images and Representations of God.
    Vergote, Antoine, and Catherine Aubert (1972)
    Social Compass 19:3: 431-444.

    Describes the development of an adjective check list instrument for assessing masculine & feminine parental images of God; reports results of a factor analysis of cross-cultural data gathered this way.

    Associated Search Terms: Factor analysis; God, image of; Comparative; Adjective check list
  • Parental Support, Control and Adolescent Religiosity: An Extension of Previous Research.
    Weigert, Andrew J., and Darwin L. Thomas (1972)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 11:4: 389-393.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Mormon Sunday school students in a small western U.S. university town; parental control & support correlated with religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Adolescents; Family; Religiosity; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Religion und Familie. Soziologische Problemstellung und Hypothesen.
    Vaskovics, László A. (1972)
    In Jakovus Wössner (ed.) Religion im Umbruch: Soziologische Beiträge zur Situation von Religion und Kirche in der gegenwärtigen Gesellschaft. Stuttgart: Ferdinand Enke Verlag, pp. 328-352.

    Overview, & examination of denominations of children of religiously mixed parents.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Socialization
  • Family, Ritual and Secularization. A Cross-National Study Conducted in Bulgaria, Finland, Germany and Ireland.
    Lüschen, Günther, Zaharj Staikof, Veronica Stolte Heiskanan, and Conor Ward (1972)
    Social Compass 19:4: 519-536.

    Analyzes interview data from parents of school-age children in 5 societies representing Protestant & Catholic settings of high & low modernization.

    Associated Search Terms: Bulgaria, Sofia; Germany, Bremen; Ireland, Dublin; Finland, Helsinki; Protestant, Europe; Germany, Cologne; Secularization; Ritual; Family; Catholic, Europe
  • Dimensions of Pluralism: An Examination of the Generational Hypothesis
    Lavender, Abraham D. (1972)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Maryland. [DA 34:2 A, p. 886]

    Analyzes 1971 questionnaire data from Jewish students at the University of Maryland, College Park; parents' religious observance best predicted respondents' observance & social identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Students, undergraduate; Practice; Generations
  • The Membership of a Cult: The Spiritualist National Union.
    Nelson, Geoffrey K. (1972)
    Review of Religious Research 13:3: 170-177.

    Based on a 1968 survey of a central England district of the Spiritualist National Union; members wish to understand psychic gifts, are unhappy with Christianity, seek meaning, are influenced by parents & friends, & seek healing & comfort in grief.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Spiritualist, Great Britain; Spiritualist National Union; Cult
  • A Study of the Relationship between the Religious Orientation of Roman Catholic Parents and their Attitudes toward Roman Catholic Schools.
    Maher, Joseph A. (1971)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, New York University. [DA 32:10 A, p. 5632]

    Analyzes questionnaire data from parents of Catholic elementary school students in New York City.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Education; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Roman Catholics and Their Schools.
    VanKemenade, Josephus Antonius (1971)
    Sociologia Neerlandicaa 7:1: 15-27.

    Surveys Dutch Catholic educators & parents; finds an increase of belief that separate schools are not necessary, though that is till very much a minority view.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Netherlands; Netherlands; Education
  • Family Factors and the Religious Belief Systems of Adolescents.
    Wieting, Stephen G. (1971)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Minnesota. [DA 32:11 A, p. 6573]

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Protestant adolescents & their parents in the Minneapolis area; shows cross-generational continuity in beliefs, discontinuity in organizational aspects of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Semantic differential; Stratification; Individualism; Salience; Adolescents; Socialization; Family; United States, Minnesota, Minneapolis
  • Roman Catholics and Their Schools.
    Kemenade, Josephus Antonius van (1971)
    Sociologia Neerlandica 7:1: 15-27.

    Analyzes survey data from parents, teachers, & principals of Dutch Catholic schools; shows a desire to retain religiously-sponsored education but to overcome isolation from other churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Netherlands; Catholic, Netherlands; Ecumenism
  • Socialization and Religisoity: A Cross-national Analysis of Catholic Adolescents.
    Weigert, Andrew J., and Darwin L. Thomas (1970)
    Sociometry 33:3: 305-326.

    Analyzes data from purposive samples from male Catholic high schools in New York St. Paul, San Juan, & Merida; dimensions of religiosity relate to adolescents' perception of the control & support received from parents.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico, Merida; Students, secondary; Catholic; Comparative; Dimensions of religiosity; Family; Socialization; United States, New York, New York; United States, Minnesota, St. Paul; Puerto Rico, San Juan
  • Concept of God and Parental Images.
    Vergote, Antoine, Alvaro Tamayo, Luiz Pasquasi, Michel Bonami, Marie-Rose Pattyn, and Anne Custers (1969)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 8:1: 79-87.

    Compares adjective check list data from U.S. male & female students; also compares with Dutch & French-speaking Belgian students. American males have a slightly more maternal image of God.

    Associated Search Terms: God, image of; Students, secondary; Students, undergraduate; Comparative; Sex
  • Change in Religious Affiliation and Family Stability: A Second Study.
    Crockett, Harry J., Jr., Nicholas Babchuk, and John A. Ballweg (1969)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 31:3: 464-468.

    Analyzes 1966-67 interview data from parents in a Midwest American city; shows religiously homogamous marriages, whether achieved by a conversion or not, more stable than mixed ones.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Conversion
  • Parent-Child Interaction Patterns and Adolescent Religiosity: A Cross-National Analysis.
    Weigert, Andrew J. (1968)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Minnesota. [DA 29:10 A, p. 3691]

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Catholic high schools in 4 cities. Belief scores were lower in more cosmopolitan areas, practice higher. Perceived parental control correlated with religiosity in Anglo contexts, with parental support generally.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Dimensions of religiosity; Comparative; Family; Students, secondary; Puerto Rico, San Juan; Mexico, Merida; United States, Minnesota, St. Paul; United States, New York, New York; Catholic
  • Contrôle social et exogamie: une étude des mariages interethniques et interreligieux à Montréal.
    Tremblay, Claude (1968)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Université de Montréal.

    Studies interethnic & interreligious marriages in relation to the extent of acculturation of the parties to the marriage & of their parents.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Ethnic; Marriage
  • Catholic Parents and the Church Vocation: A Study of Parental Attitudes in a Catholic Diocese.
    Fichter, Joseph H. (1967)
    Washington: Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate.

    Studies interethnic & interreligious marriages in relation to the extent of acculturation of the parties to the marriage & of their parents.


    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Vocation; Family
  • Attitudes of Parents and Children Toward Desegregation.
    Sartain, James Auxford (1966)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Vanderbilt University. [DA 27:5 A, p. 1460]

    Analyzes 1955 questionnaire data from 7th & 11th graders, & interview data from parents, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; high church involvement correlated with parents' favoring integration.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; United States, Tennessee, Oak Ridge; Students, primary; Integration (racial)
  • A Study of Spiritual Involvement.
    Tamney, Joseph B. (1966)
    Sociological Analysis 27:3: 146-156.

    In late adolescence religious involvement is directly related to satisfaction with parents, while in early adulthood it is negatively related.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Life cycle; Religiosity
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