E-mail: Samuel Stroope
Research Assistant/Graduate Teacher of Record
Sociology Ph.D. student
M.A., Sociology, Baylor University, 2010
M.A., Intercultural Studies, Union University, 2002
B.A., English, Ouachita Baptist University, 1999
Department of Sociology
P.O. Box 97326
Waco, TX 76798
Stroope, Samuel. Forthcoming. “Social Networks and Religion: The Role of Congregational Social Embeddedness in Religious Belief and Practice.” Sociology of Religion.
Stroope, Samuel, Scott Draper, and Andrew Whitehead. Forthcoming. “Images of a Loving God and Sense of Meaning in Life.” Social Indicators Research.
Stroope, Samuel. 2012. “Caste, Class, and Urbanization: The Shaping of Religious Community in Contemporary India.” Social Indicators Research. 105(3): 499-518.
Stroope, Samuel. 2011. “Hinduism in India and Congregational Forms: Influences of Modernization and Social Networks.” Religions. 2(4): 676-692.
Stroope, Samuel. 2011. “Education and Religion: Individual, Congregational, and Cross-Level Interaction Effects on Biblical Literalism.” Social Science Research 40(6): 1478-1493.
Winner, 2011 Robert J. McNamara Student Paper Award from the Association for the Sociology of Religion.
Stroope, Samuel. 2011. “How Culture Shapes Community: Bible Belief, Theological Unity, and a Sense of Belonging in Religious Congregations.” The Sociological Quarterly 52(4): 568–592.
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