Rory Jones

Rory Jones
Sociology of Religion
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M.A., Sociology, Baylor University, 2021
M.Div., George W. Truett Theological Seminary, 2018
B.A. History, Southwestern University, 2012
B.A. German, Southwestern University, 2012


He grew up in central Texas, where he completed a B.A. in History and German at Southwestern University, graduating in 2012.  In 2018, he received a Masters of Divinity from the George W. Truett Seminary at Baylor University with a concentration in Theology. While in seminary, he became increasingly interested in how religiosity is measured, especially among congregations and through individual spiritual practices. After completion of his Ph.D., Rory hopes to teach and research in a university setting.

Recent Publications

J. J. Burtt, Rory Jones, Jonathan Cox, Dahron Mize, Kevin D. Dougherty, Perry L. Glanzer & Sarah A. Schnitker. 2022. "Factors Associated with Vertical and Horizontal Faith Maturity at a Christian University." Journal of Research on Christian Education.


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