Religion Research

Greenberg, J. (2012). Terror management theory: From genesis to revelations. P.R. Shaver & M. Mikulincer (Eds.). The Social Psychology of Meaning, Mortality, and Choice. (pp.17-36). Washington, D.C.: APA.

Soenke, M., Greenberg, J., & Landau, M. J. (2013). Sacred armor: Religion’s role as a buffer against the anxieties of life and the fear of death. In K. Pargament (Ed.-in-Chief), J. Exline & J. Jones (Assoc. Eds.), APA handbooks in psychology: APA handbook of psychology, religion, and spirituality: Vol 1 (pp. 105-122). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Cohen, F., Soenke, M., Solomon S., & Greenberg, J. (2013).  Evidence for a role of death thought in American attitudes toward symbols of Islam. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 189-194.

Jordan, K., Masters, K. S., Hooker, S. A., Ruiz, J. M., Smith, T. W. (2014). An interpersonal approach to religiousness and spirituality: Implications for health and well-being. Journal of Personality, 82, 418-431.

Pyszczynski, T., Greenberg, J., & Sullivan, D. (2014). Experimental existential psychology: Living in the shadow of the facts of life. M. Mikulincer, E. Borgida & J.A. Bargh (Eds). Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology (pp. 279-308). Washington, D.C.: APA.

Sullivan, D., Stewart, S.A., & Diefendorf, J. (2015). Simmel’s time-space theory: Implications for experience of modernization and place. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 41, 45-57.

Lifshin, U., Weise, D., Greenberg, J., & Soenke, M. (2016).  It’s the end-of-the-world and I feel fine: Soul belief and perceptions of end-of-the-world Scenarios. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42, 104-117.

Sullivan, D. (2016). Cultural-existential psychology: The role of culture in suffering and threat. Cambridge University Press.

Sullivan, D., Stewart, S.A., Landau, M.J., Liu, S., Yang, Q., & Diefendorf, J. (2016). Exploring repressive suffering construal as a function of collectivism and social morality. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 47, 903-917.

Lifshin, U., Soenke, M., Greenberg J., Darrell, A., & Pyszczynski., T. (in press).  Mortality Salience, Religiosity, and Indefinite Life Extension: Evidence of a Reciprocal Relationship Between Afterlife Beliefs and Support for Forestalling Death. Religion, Brain, and Behavior.

Yetzer, A. M., Pyszczynski, T., & Greenberg, J. (in press). A Stairway to Heaven: A Terror Management Theory Perspective on Morality. In (K. Gray & J.Graham (Eds.), The Atlas of Moral Psychology. New York: Guilford Press.