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  2. Schumm, W.R., Bollman, S.R., & Jurich, A.P., "The ‘Marital Conventionalization’ Argument Implications for the Study of Religiosity and Marital Satisfaction," Journal of Psychology and Theology, 10, no. 3 (1982): 236-241
  3. Jenkins, K., "Religion and Families" in Bahr, S.J., Family Research: A Sixty Year Review, 1930-1990, 2 vols. (New York: Macmillan, 1991) 1:235-288
  4. Comstock, G.W. & Partridge, K.B., "Church Attendance and Health," Journal of Chronic Disease, 25 (1972): 665-672
  5. Freeman, R.R., "Who Escapes? The Relation of Church-going and Other Background Factors to the Socioeconomic Performance of Black Male Youths from Inner-city Poverty Tracks," working paper no. 1656, National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA, (June 1985) as cited by VanDenBerghe, E., "Religion and the Abundant Life," Church of Jesus Christ Official Magazine- Enzyme/Endtime
  6. Bahr, S.J., Maughan, S.L., Marcos, A.C. & Li, B., "Family, Religiosity, and the Risk of Adolescent Drug Use," Journal of Marriage and the Family, 60, no. 4 (Nov. 1998): 979-992
  7. Ibid.
  8. Ibid.
  9. Thornton, A. & Camburn, D., "Religious Participation and Adolescent Sexual Behavior and Attitudes," Journal of Marriage and the Family, 51 (Aug. 1989): 641-653
  10. Larson, D.B. & Wilson, W.P., "Religious Life of Alcoholics," Southern Medical Journal, 73, no. 6 (1980): 723-727
  11. Johnson, B.R. & Larson, D.B., "The Faith Factor," Corrections Today Laurel, 60, no. 3 (Jun. 1998): 106-110
  12. Ibid.
  13. Day, J.M. & Laufer, W.S., editors Crime, Values and Religion (Ablex Publishing Corporation: Norwood, NJ: 1987) 113 as cited by Maginnis, R.L., "Religion and Crime: Age-Old Enemies," Insight for Family Research Council
  14. Riverburg, R., "Faith in the System," Los Angeles Times, (11 Oct. 1994): E-1
  15. O’Connor, T.P., "Should Psychologist Study Religion in Prisons More Extensively?" The Correctional Psychologist, 26, no. 4 (Oct. 1994) as cited by Maginnis, R.L., "Faith-Based Prison Programs Cut Costs and Recidivism," Insight for Family Research Council
  16. Johnson, B.R., Larson, D.B. & Pitts, T.C., "Religious Programming, Institutional Adjustment and Recidivism Among Former Inmates in Prison Fellowship Programs," Research funded by The John Templeton Foundation, Radnor, PA as cited by Maginnis, R.L. Ibid.
  17. O’Connor, T.P., "The Impact of Religious Programming on Recidivism, the Community and Prisons," The IARCA Journal on Community Corrections, 6, no. 6 (Jun. 1995): 13-19


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