Citations
Citations are taken from the Sociology of Religion Searchable Bibliographic Database, created and updated by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio). The ARDA is not responsible for content or typographical errors.
  • Gratitude to God, Self-rated Health, and Depressive Symptoms.
    Krause, Neal, R. David Hayward, Deborah Bruce, and Cynthia Woolever (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:2: 341-355.

    Analyzes 2008-2009 US. Congregational Life Survey data. Practice predicts volunteering, which in turn predicts having friends in the congregation. This in turn predicts emotional support, which in turn predicts gratitude toward God. Gratitude toward God predicts self-rated health and inversely predicts depressive affect.

    Associated Search Terms: Depression; Gratitude; Health; Social support; Volunteering
  • Feeling grateful to God: A qualitative inquiry.
    Krause, Neal, Lindsay A. Evans, Gregory Powers, and R. David Hayward (2012)
    Journal of Positive Psychology 7:2: 119-130.

    Analyzes 2008-2009 US. Congregational Life Survey data. Practice predicts volunteering, which in turn predicts having friends in the congregation. This in turn predicts emotional support, which in turn predicts gratitude toward God. Gratitude toward God predicts self-rated health and inversely predicts depressive affect.


    Associated Search Terms: Gratitude
  • The social environment of the church and feelings of gratitude toward God.
    Krause, Neal, and Christopher G. Ellison (2009)
    Psychology of Religion and Spirituality 1:3: 191-205.

    Analyzes 2008-2009 US. Congregational Life Survey data. Practice predicts volunteering, which in turn predicts having friends in the congregation. This in turn predicts emotional support, which in turn predicts gratitude toward God. Gratitude toward God predicts self-rated health and inversely predicts depressive affect.



    Associated Search Terms: Gratitude
  • Religious involvement, gratitude, and change in depressive symptoms over time.
    Krause, Neal (2009)
    International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 19:3: 155-172.

    Analyzes 2008-2009 US. Congregational Life Survey data. Practice predicts volunteering, which in turn predicts having friends in the congregation. This in turn predicts emotional support, which in turn predicts gratitude toward God. Gratitude toward God predicts self-rated health and inversely predicts depressive affect.




    Associated Search Terms: Depression; Gratitude
  • Gratitude Toward God, Stress, and Health in Late Life.
    Krause, Neal (2006)
    Research on Aging 28: 163-183.

    Analyzes 2008-2009 US. Congregational Life Survey data. Practice predicts volunteering, which in turn predicts having friends in the congregation. This in turn predicts emotional support, which in turn predicts gratitude toward God. Gratitude toward God predicts self-rated health and inversely predicts depressive affect.





    Associated Search Terms: Stress; Gerontology; Gratitude
  • Religion, adversity and age: Religious experiences of low-income elderly women.
    Barusch, Amanda S. (1999)
    Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare 26:1: 125-142.

    Examines religious experiences of women living in poverty in the United States. Results underscore the deep-seated religious commitment of this group. The dominant theme, mentioned more often than any other, was gratitude.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Poverty
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Questions/Variables on Surveys
  • GRATIT1 from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)
    (gratitude1_w3) P:25. You have so much in life to be thankful for. (Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree?)

    1) Strongly agree
    2) Agree
    4) Disagree
    5) Strongly disagree
    999) Legitimate skip

  • GRATIT2 from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)
    (gratitude2_w3) P:26. When you look at the word, you don't see much to be grateful for. (Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree?)

    1) Strongly agree
    2) Agree
    3) Undecided/DK (Interviewer: Do not read)
    4) Disagree
    5) Strongly disagree
    888) Refused
    999) Legitimate skip

  • GRATITUD from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)
    (gratitude4_w3) P:28. Long amounts of time can go by before you feel grateful to something or someone. (Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree?)

    1) Strongly agree
    2) Agree
    3) Undecided/DK (Interviewer: Do not read)
    4) Disagree
    5) Strongly disagree
    888) Refused
    999) Legitimate skip

  • QI4C from U.S. Religious Landscape Study, 2014
    Q.I4c. And how often do you feel a strong sense of gratitude or thankfulness - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never?

    1) At least once a week
    2) Once or twice a month
    3) Several times a year
    4) Seldom
    5) Never
    9) (VOL) Don't know/Refused

  • WHYDON2 from Taiwan Social Change Survey, 1994
    Why do you donate money to temples, monasteries, or churches? Choose all that apply: To redeem a vow and show gratitude to the gods.

    0) No
    1) Yes

  • WHYDON2 from Taiwan Social Change Survey, 2004
    Why do you donate money to these temples, monasteries, or churches? Choose one response: To redeem a vow and show gratitude to the gods?

    0) No
    1) Yes
    9) NA

  • DONWHYVW from Taiwan Social Change Survey, 2009
    Why do you donate money to these temples, monasteries, or churches? (Choose all that apply) To redeem a vow and show gratitude to the gods (v67_2)

    0) No
    1) Yes
    9) Not applicable

  • INVADDS7 from Project Canada 2005
    What is the main thing your religious involvement adds to your life?

    0) Nothing, very little
    1) God-related: Jesus
    2) Sustenance: support for living, strength, faith, security, grounding, encouragement
    3) Purpose: balance, focus, what's really important in life, perspective, meaning
    4) Peace: contentment, serenity, comfort, well-being
    5) Stability: structure, grounding, foundation, order
    6) People: community, fellowship, important social dimension, their spirit, acceptance, compassion
    7) Happiness: life enriched, feel good, joy, well-being
    8) Hope: including life after death
    9) Reflection: time to think
    10) Forgiveness
    11) Tradition: custom (e.g., Jewish); habit; belonging, ID
    12) Fulfillment: completion, satisfaction
    13) Spirituality: spiritual growth/spiritual fulfillment/nourishment
    14) Family: support for, including children
    15) Enhancement: makes me better person; personal growth, etc.
    16) Guidance: moral teachings, help with
    17) Salvation: assurance of
    18) Faith: strengthens, growth of
    19) Acceptance: despite differences (e.g., Unitarians)
    20) Stimulation: makes me think
    21) Collective worship: communal acts thinking
    22) Involvement: roles, contribs (e.g., teach/worship)
    23) Love, compassion
    24) Illumination
    25) Gratitude
    26) Provides answers
    27) Prayer: meditation
    28) Others: e.g., makes parents/partners happy
    29) In decline: e.g., lost wife, children grown up
    88) Don't know
    999) No answer

  • Q50CINFL from U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Random Attenders Backfile
    What influences you in giving? A sense of gratitude for God's love

    0) Not checked
    1) Checked

  • Q50GINFL from U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Random Attenders Backfile
    What influences you in giving? Gratitude for help my family received here

    0) Not checked
    1) Checked

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