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  • Home School Movement: The Home School Movement began in the 1970s and attracted evangelical Christians who feared the secular influences of public education.
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Citations
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 Nonreligious. Understanding Secular People and Societies.
    Zuckerman, Phil, Luke W. Galen, and Frank L. Pasquale (2016)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist
  • American Secularism. Cultural Contours of Nonreligious Belief Systems.
    Baker, Joseph O., and Buster G. Smith (2016)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Secularism
  • Secularization and the wider gap in values and personal religiosity between the religious and nonreligious.
    Wilkins-Laflamme, Sarah (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 717-736.

    Analyzes 2008 International Social Survey Program data; in regions where the unaffiliated form a greater proportion of the population, differences in sexual attitudes & stances toward abortion & gender roles between the affiliated & unaffiliated are greater.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Atheist; Gender role; Sexual attitudes
  • "I think some people need religion": The social construction of nonreligious moral identities.
    Sumerau, J. Edward, and Ryan T. Cragun (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:4: 386-407.

    Based on 30 semi-structured interviews with self-identified non-religious Americans. Experiencing childhood religion as focused on obedience & conformity, noting religious people's prejudices about non-religious people, & interactions with religious people that led to seeking meaning elsewhere served as pathways to irreligion.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Socialization
  • The religion of the educated classes revisited: New religions, the nonreligious, and educational levels.
    Lewis, James R., Sean E. Currie, and Michael P. Oman-Reagan (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:1: 91-104.

    Uses data from censuses. Members of most, but not all, new religions have higher than national averages of bachelor's degrees.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, England; Atheist; Australia; Education; Great Britain, Wales; New religions; New Zealand; Canada
  • Recognizing the Nonreligious: Reimagining the Secular.
    Lee, Lois (2015)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist; Secular
  • Nonreligious tolerance: American attitudes toward atheists, America's most unpopular religious group.
    Cox, Daniel, Robert P. Jones, and Juhem Navarro-Rivera (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and Political Tolerance in America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 133-150.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Tolerance
  • The longevity effects of religious and nonreligious participation: A meta-analysis and meta-regression.
    Shor, Eran, and David J. Roelfs (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:1: 120-145.

    Finds the reduction of mortality due to religious participation does not differ from that from other kinds of social participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Social participation; Mortality; Practice
  • Motivating civic engagement: In-group versus out-group service orientations among Mexican Americans in religious and nonreligious organizations.
    Ecklund, Elaine Howard, Celina Davila, Michael O. Emerson, Samuel Kye, and Esther Chan (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 73:3: 370-391.

    Compares religious & ethnic civic organizations; the latter have more bridging capital. Based on 2008-09 interviews and participant observation in Houston. The religious organizations were parishes.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Houston; Civic engagement; Mexican Americans; Migrant; Participant observation; Social capital
  • The Stereotyping of Nonreligious People by Religious Students: Contents and Subtypes.
    Harper, Marcel (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:4: 539-552.

    Stereotypes that South African religious students have of non-religious people.

    Associated Search Terms: Stereotype; Students, undergraduate
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Data Archive
  • Faith Matters Survey, 2006:
    The Faith Matters Survey was conducted on behalf of Harvard University by International Communications Research in the summer of 2006. The survey was generously funded by the John Templeton Foundation. The national survey interviewed roughly 3,100 Americans in an hour-long phone survey both about their religion (beliefs, belonging and behavior) and their social and political engagement. The data provided precise measurements of religious belief and behavior to help scholars determine their relative stability among different sub-populations and as compared to nonreligious beliefs and behaviors. Some variable names have been modified by the ARDA. Original variable names are in parentheses.
    Funded By: John Templeton Foundation
    Collected: 2006, Uploaded 3/19/2012
  • Faith Matters Survey, 2011:
    The 2011 Faith Matters Survey was conducted on behalf of Harvard University and the University of Notre Dame by Social Science Research Solutions/SSRS . The survey was generously funded by the John Templeton Foundation . This collection reinterviewed the respondents from 2006 Faith Matters Survey and also surveyed a new sample of respondents, asking questions about their religion (beliefs, belonging and behavior) and their social and political engagement. The data provide precise measurements of religious belief and behavior to help scholars determine their relative stability among different sub-populations and as compared to nonreligious beliefs and behaviors. Some variable names have been modified by the ARDA. Original variable names are in parentheses.
    Funded By: John Templeton Foundation
    Collected: 2011, Uploaded 4/15/2015
  • Faith Matters Survey, 2007:
    The 2007 Faith Matters Survey was conducted on behalf of Harvard University by International Communications Research . The survey was generously funded by the John Templeton Foundation . This collection reinterviewed the respondents from 2006 Faith Matters Survey about their religion (beliefs, belonging and behavior) and their social and political engagement. The data provide precise measurements of religious belief and behavior to help scholars determine their relative stability among different sub-populations and as compared to nonreligious beliefs and behaviors. Some variable names have been modified by the ARDA. Original variable names are in parentheses.
    Funded By: John Templeton Foundation
    Collected: 2007, Uploaded 3/16/2015
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Questions/Variables on Surveys
  • V63 from International Social Survey Programme 2008: Religion III
    Q31. Would you describe yourself as . . .

    1) Extremely religious
    2) Very religious
    3) Somewhat religious
    4) Neither religious nor nonreligious
    5) Somewhat nonreligious
    6) Very nonreligious
    7) Extremely nonreligious
    8) Can't choose
    9) No answer

  • DOUBTS2 from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)
    (doubts2_w2) [IF DOES NOT CONSIDER SELF RELIGIOUS OR PART OF ANY CHURCH, DK OR REF] [IF F:10=7 OR F:9=0, DK OR REF] F:24. In the last year, how much, if at all, have you had doubts about being nonreligious? Have you had . . .

    1) Many doubts
    2) Some doubts
    3) A few doubts
    4) No doubts
    5) Does Not Apply [INTERVIEWER: DO NOT READ]
    666) Invalid skip
    777) Don't know
    999) Not asked

  • JOBEXCAG from International Religious Freedom Data, Aggregate File (2001-2005)
    According to the Report, are people excluded from certain (nonreligious) jobs based on religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.]

    0) No
    0.333) 0.333
    0.667) 0.667
    1) Yes, some are.
    1.333) 1.333
    2) Yes, all are.

  • THREAG from International Religious Freedom Data, Aggregate File (2001-2005)
    According to the Report, are religious brands harassed by nonreligious social movements within society? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.]

    0) Never
    0.667) 0.667
    1) Within past 100 years
    1.333) 1.333
    1.667) 1.667
    2) Not presently but within past 10 years
    3) Yes

  • JOBEXC03 from International Religious Freedom Data, 2003
    According to the Report, are people excluded from certain (nonreligious) jobs based on religion?

    0) No
    1) Yes, some are
    2) Yes, all are

  • GIVMON5 from American Congregational Giving Study, Member Questionnaires, 1993
    During the last year, approximately how much money did your household contribute to nonreligious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (Include material goods.)

    1) $0
    2) $1-$50
    3) $51-$100
    4) $101-$500
    5) $501-$1,000
    6) $1,001-$2,000
    7) More than $2,000

  • Q0032_04 from Exploring Orthodox Generosity: Giving in US Orthodox Christian Parishes
    In 2014, approximately how much money did your household contribute to each of the following? Please, indicate approximate dollar amount in the space provided below. To any non-Orthodox (either religious or nonreligious) charities, non-for-profit organizations, or social causes. (Note: variable has been recoded by the ARDA for public use)

    0) 0
    2) 2
    5) 5
    10) 10
    15) 15
    20) 20
    25) 25
    30) 30
    35) 35
    36) 36
    40) 40
    50) 50
    51) 51
    55) 55
    60) 60
    70) 70
    75) 75
    80) 80
    90) 90
    100) 100
    110) 110
    120) 120
    125) 125
    150) 150
    175) 175
    178) 178
    200) 200
    225) 225
    230) 230
    240) 240
    250) 250
    270) 270
    300) 300
    312) 312
    320) 320
    350) 350
    360) 360
    390) 390
    400) 400
    420) 420
    480) 480
    500) 500
    510) 510
    550) 550
    592) 592
    600) 600
    625) 625
    665) 665
    670) 670
    700) 700
    720) 720
    740) 740
    750) 750
    800) 800
    900) 900
    1000) $1,000 or more

  • WHATCOLG from Women of the Cloth, 1983
    ASKED ONLY OF REPSONDENTS WHO HAVE A FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE DEGREE: Was the college you attended:

    1) Public
    2) Private, nonreligious
    3) Private, religious

  • JOBEXC01 from International Religious Freedom Data, 2001
    According to the Report, are people excluded from certain (nonreligious) jobs based on religion?

    0) No
    1) Yes, some are
    2) Yes, all are

  • THRE01 from International Religious Freedom Data, 2001
    According to the Report, are religious brands harassed by nonreligious social movements within society?

    0) Never
    1) Within past 100 years
    2) Not presently but within past 10 years
    3) Yes

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