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RECENT DEVELOPMENTS AND CURRENT CONTROVERSIES IN THE SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION
The sociology of religion is experiencing a period of substantial organizational and intellectual growth. Recent theoretical and empirical papers on the sociology of religion appearing in topExpand
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Religion, politics, and support for same-sex marriage in the United States, 1988-2008
We examine how religious and political factors structure support for same-sex marriage in the United States over the last two decades. Using data from the General Social Surveys, we show thatExpand
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Sexuality and Religious Commitment in the United States: An Empirical Examination
I provide an empirical assessment of the religious commitments of gays, lesbians, and bisexuals in the United States. I compare the religiosity of gay men and lesbians and bisexuals to each other andExpand
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BEYOND BELIEF: ATHEISM, AGNOSTICISM, AND THEISTIC CERTAINTY IN THE UNITED STATES
Atheism, agnosticism, and undoubting belief in a one true god are pivotal issues distinguishing religious adherents. Shifts in the rates of atheism and agnosticism can influence the composition ofExpand
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Conservative protestantism and support for corporal punishment
L'A. cherche a determiner en quoi le protestantisme conservateur constitue un support ou un fondement aux châtiments corporels. Il part de la constatation que l'aile droite de cette confessionExpand
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Structuring the Religion-Environment Connection: Identifying Religious Influences on Environmental Concern and Activism
Recent research on the connection between religion and environmental concern and activism has led to divergent conclusions, with some studies finding a negative effect of religious factors, andExpand
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The “Semi-involuntary Institution” Revisited: Regional Variations in Church Participation among Black Americans
This study explores contemporary regional variations in Afican American religious life. Building on a rich tradition of historical and ethnographic research on the Black church, we contrast theExpand
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The impact of protestant fundamentalism on educational attainment
Sociological interest in the material consequences of religious orientations died out following raging debates during the 1960s and 1970s. Using insider documents from conservative ProtestantExpand
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Are There Religious Variations in Marital Infidelity?
Although previous scholarship has examined the relationship between religious involvement and a wide range of family outcomes, the relationship between religion and extramarital sexual behaviorExpand
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Obedience and autonomy: Religion and parental values reconsidered.
A long research tradition examines the relationships between religion and parental values, defines broadly as the traits that adults find most desirable in children. Two such traits have been ofExpand
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