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Social origins of scientific deviance.
Scientific communities enjoy nearly unchallenged authority on matters related to the natural world; however, there are instances where significant portions of the population hold beliefs contrary to the scientific consensus. ...
Reading the American Bible : its role in liberal morality, criminal justice attitudes, and attitudes about religion and science.
The Bible has had a large impact on American culture, but thus far very little research has looked at the impact that reading the Bible may have. Research shows that religion has the tendency to have a conservative influence ...
The influence of media use on religious individuals' attitude toward and knowledge of science.
Research indicates that mass media depictions of morally controversial scientific applications and new technologies have increased in frequency during the past decades. Therefore, researchers have become increasingly ...