Description: Christianity and the Limits of Minority Acceptance explores the ways Christian women in college make sense of bisexual, transgender, polyamorous, and atheist others. Specifically, it explores the ways they express tolerance for some sexual groups, such as lesbian and gay people, while maintaining condemnation of other sexual, gendered, or religious groups. In so doing, […]
Citation: Abunuwara, Kim, Ryan T. Cragun, and J. E. Sumerau. 2018. “Complicating Marginalisation: The Case of Mormon and Nonreligious College Students in a Predominantly Mormon Context.” Journal of Beliefs & Values 39(3):317–29. You can download this article here.
Citation: Langston, Joseph A., Joseph H. Hammer, Ryan T. Cragun, and Mary Ellen Sikes. 2017. “Inside The Minds and Movement of America’s Nonbelievers: Organizational Functions, (Non)Participation, and Attitudes Toward Religion.” Pp. 191–219 in Organized Secularism in the United States, Religion and Its Others: Studies in Religion, Nonreligion, and Secularity, edited by R. T. Cragun, […]
Citation: Fazzino, Lori and Ryan T. Cragun. 2017. “‘Splitters!’: Lessons from Monty Python for Secular Organizations in the US.” Pp. 57–85 in Organized Secularism in the United States: New Directions in Research, Religion and Its Others: Studies in Religion, Nonreligion, and Secularity, edited by R. T. Cragun, C. J. Manning, and L. Fazzino. Berlin: […]
Citation: Hwang, Karen and Ryan T. Cragun. 2017. “Agnostic, Atheistic, and Non-Religion Orientations.” Pp. 309–33 in Better Health Through Spiritual Practices: A Guide to Religious Behaviors and Practices that Benefit Mind and Body, edited by D. VonDras. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. You can download this book chapter here.
Description: There has been a dramatic increase in the percentage of the US population that is not religious. However, there is, to date, very little research on the social movement that is organizing to serve the needs of and advocate for the nonreligious in the US. This is a book about the rise and structure […]
Citation: Cragun, Ryan T. 2017. “The Declining Significance of Religion: Secularization in Ireland.” Pp. 17–35 in Values and Identities in Europe: Evidence from the European Social Survey, Routledge Advances in Sociology, edited by M. J. Breen. Oxon, UK: Routledge. This article can be downloaded here.
Citation: Cragun, Ryan and Jason Sumerau. 2017. “No One Expects a Transgender Jew: Religious, Sexual and Gendered Intersections in the Evaluation of Religious and Nonreligious Others.” Secularism and Nonreligion 6(0). Retrieved January 24, 2017 . This article can be downloaded here.