Religiosity and Happiness: Much Ado About Nothing

Citation:Cragun, Ryan T., and David Speed. 2022. “Religious and Non-Religious Perspectives on Happiness and Wellbeing.” Pp. 167–91 in Religious and Secular Perspectives on Happiness and Wellbeing, Routledge Studies in Religion, edited by S. Sugirtharajah. London: Routledge. This book chapter can be downloaded here.

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Summing Up: Problems and Prospects for a Global Church in the 21st Century

Citation:Cragun, Ryan T. 2020. “Summing Up: Problems and Prospects for a Global Church in the 21st Century.” Pp. 817–49 in The Palgrave Handbook of Global Mormonism, edited by G. Shepherd, Gary Shepherd, and R. T. Cragun. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. This chapter can be downloaded here.

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The Palgrave Handbook of Global Mormonism

This handbook explores contemporary Mormonism within a global context. The authors provide a nuanced picture of a historically American religion in the throes of the same kinds of global change that virtually every conservative faith tradition faces today. They explain where and how the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has penetrated national and […]

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Alternative Christianities: Mormons, Seventh-day Adventists, and Jehovah’s Witnesses

Citation:Lawson, Ronald, Kenneth Xydias, and Ryan T. Cragun. 2020. “Alternative Christianities: Mormons, Seventh-Day Adventists, and Jehovah’s Witnesses.” Pp. 411–33 in The Oxford Handbook of Latin American Christianity, edited by D. T. Orique, S. Fitzpatrick-Behrens, and V. Garrard. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press. This chapter can be downloaded here.

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Non-Religion and Atheism

Citation:Schaffner, Caleb, and Ryan T. Cragun. 2020. “Non-Religion and Atheism.” Pp. 242–52 in Handbook of Leaving Religion, edited by D. Enstedt, G. Larsson, and T. T. Mantsinen. Leiden: Brill. This chapter can be downloaded here.

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Religion, Sociology Of

Citation: Cragun, Ryan T. 2018. “Religion, Sociology Of.” Pp. 250–53 in Core Concepts in Sociology, edited by J. M. Ryan. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell. This chapter can be downloaded here.

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“Splitters!”: Lessons from Monty Python for Secular Organizations in the US

 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: […]

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The Mormon Gender Issues Survey: A Quantitative Analysis of U.S. Respondents

Citation: Cragun, Ryan T. and Michael Nielsen. 2015. “The Mormon Gender Issues Survey: A Quantitative Analysis of U.S. Respondents.” Pp. 297–318 in Voices for Equality: Ordain Women and Resurgent Feminism, edited by G. Shepherd, L. F. Anderson, and G. Shepherd. Draper, UT: Greg Kofford Books. You can download this chapter here.

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