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    • God and Caesar in America 

      Putnam, Robert David; Campbell, David E. (Council on Foreign Relations, 2012)
      Essay Preview: Deepening the mystery of the GOP's turn to God is the emergence of the Tea Party, which ostensibly formed to shrink government with a relentless focus on fiscal issues. What gives? A careful look at the ...
    • Religion, networks, and neighborliness: The impact of religious social networks on civic engagement 

      Putnam, Robert David; Lewis, Valerie A.; MacGregor, Carol Ann (Elsevier, 2013)
      A substantial literature has found that religiosity is positively related to individuals’ civic engagement and informal helping behavior. Concurrently, social networks as sources of information and encouragement have been ...
    • Religion, Social Networks, and Life Satisfaction 

      Lim, Chaeyoon; Putnam, Robert David (American Sociological Association/Sage, 2010)
      Although the positive association between religiosity and life satisfaction is well documented, much theoretical and empirical controversy surrounds the question of how religion actually shapes life satisfaction. Using a ...
    • Secular and Liminal: Discovering Heterogeneity among Religious Nones 

      Lim, Chaeyoon; MacGregor, Carol Ann; Putnam, Robert David (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010)
      This study examines the stability of religious preference among people who claim no religious preference in national surveys (i.e., religious nones). Using data from the Faith Matters Study, General Social Survey, and ...
    • Still Bowling Alone? The Post-9/11 Split 

      Sander, Thomas H.; Putnam, Robert David (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010)
      The crisis of the 9/11 terrorist attacks has sparked a surge of increased civic engagement by young people in the United States, but there is also evidence of a growing divide along class lines.
    • What's So Darned Special about Church Friends? 

      Putnam, Robert David (American Sociological Association, 2012)