The Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion (JSSR) is a multi-disciplinary journal that publishes articles, research notes, and book reviews on the social scientific study of religion. Published articles are representative of the best current theoretical and methodological treatments of religion. Manuscripts are subjected to a double-blind review process.
Religious acceptance of homosexuals on the rise
The willingness of religious congregations to welcome homosexuals as members—and place them in leadership positions—is on the rise, according to a new Duke University study.
Entrepreneurs pray more, see God as personal, researchers find
American entrepreneurs pray more frequently, are more likely to see God as personal and are more likely to attend services in congregations that encourage business and profit-making, according to a study by Baylor University ...
Children of divorced parents more likely to switch, pull away from religions, study finds
Adults whose parents were divorced are more likely to switch religions or disassociate themselves from institutional religions altogether—but growing up in a single-parent family does not have any effect on private religious ...