Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion

(The TQCC of Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion is 2. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Culture Wars and COVID‐19 Conduct: Christian Nationalism, Religiosity, and Americans’ Behavior During the Coronavirus Pandemic105
Religion Protected Mental Health but Constrained Crisis Response During Crucial Early Days of the COVID‐19 Pandemic41
Changes in Religious Doubt and Physical and Mental Health in Emerging Adulthood28
Racial Diversity in U.S. Congregations, 1998–201920
Introducing the Fourth Wave of the National Congregations Study19
The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Gun Ownership15
Zooming In and Out of Virtual Jewish Prayer Services During the COVID‐19 Pandemic14
Mattering to God and to the Congregation: Gendered Effects in Mattering as a Mechanism Between Religiosity and Mental Health12
Differences in Mortality Rates between Haredi and Non‐Haredi Jews in Israel in the Context of Social Characteristics12
Racialized Religion and Judicial Injustice: How Whiteness and Biblicist Christianity Intersect to Promote a Preference for (Unjust) Punishment10
Changing Worship Practices in American Congregations10
Religion and Spirituality among American Indian, South Asian, Black, Hispanic/Latina, and White Women in the Study on Stress, Spirituality, and Health9
National Context, Parental Socialization, and the Varying Relationship Between Religious Belief and Practice9
One Conception of Secularism for All? A Comparison of Conceptions of Laïcité among Nonbelievers, Catholics, and Muslims in France9
The Political Mobilization of America's Congregations9
COVID‐19's effects upon the religious group resources, psychosocial resources, and mental health of Orthodox Jews8
Projecting Religious Demographics: The Case of Jews in the United States8
Why Younger Catholics Seem More Committed: Survivorship Bias and/or “Creative Minority” Effects among British Catholics8
A Tale of Decline or Change? Working Toward a Complementary Understanding of Secular Transition and Individual Spiritualization Theories8
Explaining Unfavorable Attitudes Toward Religious Out‐Groups Among Three Major Religions8
Is There a Crisis in Clergy Health?: Reorienting Research Using a National Sample8
Does Religious Affiliation Protect People's Well‐Being? Evidence from the Great Recession after Correcting for Selection Effects8
Individuals’ Use of Religion in Response to the COVID‐19 Pandemic as Complementary to Their Use of Medically Recommended Responses7
Gender, Sexuality, and Religion: A Critical Integrative Review and Agenda for Future Research7
Trust and Trustworthiness of Christians, Muslims, and Atheists/Agnostics in the United States7
Can the State Make you More Religious? Evidence from Turkish Experience7
The National Survey of Religious Leaders: Background, Methods, and Lessons Learned in the Research Process7
Attachment to God and Psychological Distress: Evidence of a Curvilinear Relationship6
Does the Bible Tell Me So? Weighing the Influence of Content versus Bias on Bible Interpretation Using Survey Experiments6
A Complex Simplicity: The Relationship of Religiosity and Nonreligiosity to Life Satisfaction6
Born‐Again Versus Evangelical: Does the Difference Make a Difference?5
The Discursive and Practical Influence of Spirituality on Civic Engagement5
Are Religious Women More Traditionalist? A Cross‐National Examination of Gender and Religion5
Prayer in America: A Detailed Analysis of the Various Dimensions of Prayer5
Individual Differences in Religious Motivation Influence How People Think5
Religious trajectories of immigrants in the first years after migration5
Historical Fundamentalism? Christian Nationalism and Ignorance About Religion in American Political History5
Multiple (Non)Religious Identities Leads to Undercounting Religious Nones and Asian Religious Identities5
Threatening Morality: Religious and Political Opposition to Science in the United States5
Measuring Religiosity of East Asians: Multiple Religious Belonging, Believing, and Practicing5
The Zeal of the Convert Revisited4
A Multidimensional Model of Religiosity from Adolescence through the Transition to Adulthood4
The Association between Religious Discrimination and Health: Disaggregating by Types of Discrimination Experiences, Religious Tradition, and Forms of Health4
Shifting Religious Influences on Attitudes Towards Same‐Sex Behavior and Civil Liberties: A Multilevel Across‐Time Analysis4
Trust in Religious Leaders and Voluntary Compliance: Lessons from Social Distancing during COVID‐19 in Central Asia4
The Influence of Close Ties on Depression: Does Network Religiosity Matter?4
Religion Data from Australia's 2016 Census: The Case of Judaism with Broader Implications for Comparisons with Earlier Census Results4
Religious Heterogamy and the Intergenerational Transmission of Religion in China4
Opposing Immigrants in Europe: The Interplay Between Religiosity, Values, and Threat4
Church Voting Recommendations, Voter Preferences, and Political Decisions4
Psychological Resilience After Cancer via Religion/Spirituality: Spiritual Capital Through a Life Course Lens4
Political Congregations, Race, and Environmental Policy Attitudes4
What Aspects of Religiosity are Associated with Values?4
The Politics of 130,000 American Religious Leaders: A New Methodological Approach4
Linking Evangelical Subculture and Phallically Insecure Masculinity Using Google Searches for Male Enhancement3
Understanding the Diversity of Catholic Higher Education: A New Empirical Guide for Evaluating the Influence of Catholic Identity3
“Ye Double‐Minded”: Black Parishioners’ Attitudes toward Nonaffirming Church Climates3
Religious Fundamentalism and Quest as Predictors of Moral Foundations Among Iranian Muslims3
On Weber, Pathogens, and Culture: A Global Empirical Analysis of Religion and Individualism3
2021 SSSR Presidential Address: Religion as Social Location—Global and Comparative Perspectives3
The Resilience of Clergywomen?: Gender and the Relationship between Occupational Distress and Mental Health among Congregational Leaders3
Flowing Across with Demonic Hate: Belief in Supernatural Evil and Support for Stricter Immigration Policy3
Coping with an Evil World: Contextualizing the Stress‐Buffering Role of Scripture Reading3
Congregation Shopping During the Pandemic: A Research Note3
Is There a Bidirectional Causal Relationship Between Religiosity and Volunteering?3
Losing My Religion as a Natural Experiment: How State Pressure and Taxes Led to Church Disaffiliations between 1940 and 2010 in Germany3
Reasons for Leaving: Causes and Initial Triggers for Disaffiliation from Orthodox Judaism2
Liberal sexual morality, religion, and attitudes toward abortion in Turkey2
Do Religious/Spiritual Resources Moderate the Association Between Suffering and Religious/Spiritual Struggles? A Three‐Wave Longitudinal Study of US Adults with Chronic Illness2
Socioeconomic Advantage or Community Attachment? A Register‐Based Study on the Difference in National Lutheran Church Affiliation Between Finnish and Swedish Speakers in Finland2
The consequences of response options: Including both “Protestant” and “Christian” on surveys2
The Relationship between Workplace Status and Workplace Religious Expression2
Religion, Family, and Career among Graduate Students in the Sciences2
Examining Average Age at First Marriage within Orthodox Judaism: A Large Community‐Based Study2
Still Opting for the Poor: The Brazilian Catholic Church and the National Movement of the Street Population2
Religion, Punitive Sentiment, and the Mediating Effect of Racial Resentment2
Impact of the COVID‐19 Pandemic on Religiosity: Evidence from Germany2
The Connection between Perceived Workplace Discrimination and Viewing Work as a Spiritual Calling2
Explaining the Relationship between Religiosity and Political Participation: The Mediating Roles of Transcendent Accountability and Religiopolitical Awareness2
Spousal Religiosity is Positively Associated with the Partner's Meaning in Life2
Religion and Refugee Well‐Being: The Importance of Inclusive Community2
Religiosity and Secular and Ascetic Deviance2
From Christ to Compassion: The Changing Language of Pastoral Care2
The Ideological and Religious Bases of Attitudes Toward Pope Francis in the United States2
Evangelical Civil War on the College Campus, White Evangelical Right Framing Resistance to Racial Justice in 2020s America2
Mental Health Correlates of Sharing Private Problems in Congregations during the COVID‐19 Pandemic2
Development of the Spiritual Harm and Abuse Scale2
Religion, Politics, and Public Funding for Abortion2
Fluidity of Faith: Predictors of Religion in a Longitudinal Sample of Chinese Adults2
Trust in God: The COVID‐19 Pandemic's Impact on Religiosity in China2
Belief in Hell and Parenting Priorities Concerning Child Independence and Obedience: Does Economic Context Matter?2
Masculinity, Femininity, and Reported Paranormal Beliefs2
How Do Religion and Sexual Orientation Affect Support for U.S. Presidential Candidates? Evidence from a Survey Experiment2
Does Religious Group Population Share Affect the Religiosity of the Next Generation?2
Rest for Your Souls? Religion, Meaning, and Purpose in Life, and Sleep Quality in the United States2
Analysis of Religious Bias among Christian Students in Science2
Religion and Charitable Donations: Experimental Evidence from Africa2
“Not Being Counted”: Women's Place and Religious Space in Jewish Orthodox Communities During the COVID‐19 Crisis2