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SCHOLARLY ARTICLES, CHAPTERS & BOOKS

ARTICLES BY TOPIC:

COPING WITH CHALLENGES: FINANCES AND STRESS

FAMILY PROCESSES AND RELIGION

MARRIAGE AND RELIGION

RELIGION AND FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP: THEORY AND MEASUREMENT

YOUTH AND RELIGION

ARTICLES ABOUT DIVERSE FAMILIES:

ASIAN CHRISTIAN FAMILIES

BLACK CHRISTIAN FAMILIES

CATHOLIC & ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN FAMILIES

EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN FAMILIES

HISPANIC CHRISTIAN FAMILIES

INTERFAITH COUPLES

JEWISH FAMILIES

LATTER-DAY SAINT FAMILIES

MAINLINE PROTESTANT FAMILIES

MUSLIM FAMILIES

UNAFFILIATED COUPLES

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Links to original copies of the articles are provided in the reference list. You may access them through most public or university campus libraries. Please feel free to email Dr. Dollahite (david.dollahite@byu.edu) or Dr. Marks (loren_marks@byu.edu) for PDF copies.

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BOOKS


Strengths in Diverse Families of Faith: Exploring Religious Differences

This book explores how religious families draw on their spiritual beliefs, religious practices, and faith communities to help them strengthen their marital relationships and their parenting.


Religion & Families: An Introduction

This is the first multidisciplinary text to address the growing scholarly connection between religion and family life. The latest literature from family studies, psychology, sociology, and religion is reviewed along with narratives drawn from interviews with 200 racially, religiously, and regionally diverse families which bring the concepts to life.

SCHOLARLY ARTICLES & CHAPTERS

(in reverse chronological order)


Hatch, T. G., & Marks, L. D. (submitted). Family. In A. Possamai & A. Blasi (Eds.), The Sage encyclopedia of sociology of religion. Sage.

Spencer, A. T., Marks, L. D., & Dollahite, D. C., & Kelley, H. H. (forthcoming). Positive relational transformation in religious families: Supports and catalysts for meaningful change. Family Relations. https://doi.org/10.1111/fare.12440

Kimball, E. R., Marks, L. D., Dollahite, D. C., Leavitt, C. E., & Kelley, H. H. (in press). Why do the devout remain devoted? Exploring what religion demands and gives. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality.

Leavitt, C. E., Allsop, D. B., Price, A. A., Marks, L. D., & Dollahite, D. C. (in press). Exploring gender roles in highly religious families. Religious Research Review.

Chelladurai, J. M., Kelley, H. H., Dollahite, D. C., & Marks, L. D. (2021). Humility in family relationships: Exploring how humility influences relationships in religious families. Journal of Family Psychology. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/fam0000860

Allsop, D. B., Leavitt, C. E., Clarke, R. W., Driggs; S., Gurr, J. B, Marks, L. D., & Dollahite, D. C. (2021). Perspectives from highly religious families on boundaries and rules about sex. Journal of Religion and Health. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-020-01171-9

Barrow, B. H., Dollahite, D. C., & Marks, L. D. (2021). How parents balance desire for religious continuity with honoring children’s religious agency. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 13, 222-234. https://doi.org/10.1037/rel0000307

Skipper, A. D., Marks, L. D., & Moore, T. J., & Dollahite, D. C. (in press). Black Marriages Matter: Wisdom and advice from happily married Black couples. Family Relations.

Marks, L. D., & Dollahite, D. C. (in press). Approaching God: Jewish and Latter-day Saint prayer and worship. In T. G. Hatch & L. Greenspoon (eds.), “The learning of the Jews”: What Judaism can teach Latter-day Saints. Kofford.

Kelley, H. H., Marks, L. D., & Dollahite, D. C. (forthcoming). Uniting and dividing influences of religion on parent-child relationships. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality.

Willoughby, B. J., Marks, L. D., & Dollahite, D. C. (2021). Diverse trajectories at the intersection of religion and sex during emerging adulthood. In E. M. Morgan & M.

H. M. van Dulmen & (Eds.), Sexuality in emerging adulthood (pp. 350-372). Oxford University Press. http://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780190057008.003.0021

Leavitt, C. E., Allsop, D. B., Clarke, R., Marks, L. D., & Dollahite, D. C. (2021). Sanctified sexual relationships in marriage: Reflections from religious wives and husbands. Review of Religious Research, 63, 161–182. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13644-020-00440-z

Dollahite, D. C., Marks, L. D., Banford Witting, A., LeBaron, A. B., Young, K. P., & Chelladurai, J. M. (2020). How relationship-enhancing transcendent religious experiences during adversity can encourage relational meaning, depth, healing, and action. Religions, 11, 519. https://doi.org/10.3390/rel11100519

Rose, A., Anderson, S., Miller, R., Marks, L., Hatch, T., & Card, N. (2020). A dyadic exploration of marital satisfaction as a mediator between religiosity and depressive symptoms. Marriage & Family Review. https://doi-org.lib-e2.lib.ttu.edu/10.1080/01494929.2020.1842842

Marks, L. D., Moore, T. J., Skipper, A., & Rose, A. (2020). Religion and black families. In A. James (ed.), Black families: A systems approach (pp. 34-43). San Diego, CA: Cognella Academic.

Chelladurai, J. M., Dollahite, D. C., & Marks, L. D. (2020). Text-map analysis: An introduction to the method and an examination of relationship self-regulation and religion. Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 9, 45–58. https://doi-org.erl.lib.byu.edu/10.1037/cfp000013

Dollahite, D. C., & Marks, L. D. (Eds.). (2020). Strengths in diverse families of faith: Exploring religious differences. Routledge.

Spencer, A. T., Marks, L. D., & Dollahite, D. C., & Kelley, H. H. (2020). Positive relational transformation in religious families: Supports and catalysts for meaningful change. Family Relations. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/fare.12440

LeBaron, A. B., Marks, L. D., Rosa, C. M., & Hill, E. J. (2020). Can we talk about money? Financial socialization through parent-child financial discussion. Emerging Adulthood, 8, 453-463. https://doi.org/10.1177/2167696820902673

Marks, L. D., Dollahite, D. C., Hatch, T. G., Goodman, M. A., Phillips, T. M., & Kelley, H. H. (2020). The real Book of Mormon musical: Latter-day Saint Family Home Evening as a weekly ritual. Marriage & Family Review. DOI: 10.1080/01494929.2020.1726852

Kelley, H. H., Marks, L. D., & Dollahite, D. C. (2020). Uniting and dividing influences of religion in marriage among highly religious couples. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 12, 167-177.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/rel0000262.

Marks, L. D., Hatch, T. G., Dollahite, D. C., & Rose, A. (2019/2020). Prayer in couple and family therapy. In J. Lebow, A. Chambers, & D. Breunlin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of couple and family therapy. New York: Springer.

Hatch, T. G., & Marks, L. D. (2019). Judaism. In J. J. Ponzetti, Jr., M. Blankemeyer, S. Horan, H. Lyons, & A. Shigeto (Eds.), Macmillan encyclopedia of intimate and family relationships: An interdisciplinary approach (pp. 497-499). Macmillan.

Dollahite, D. C., & Marks, L. D. (2019). Positive youth religious and spiritual development: What we have learned from religious families. Religions, 10, 548. doi:10.3390/rel10100548

Pippert, H. D., Dollahite, D. C., & Marks, L. D. (2019). Sacrifice and self-care as relational processes in religious families: The connections and tensions. Family Relations, 68, 534-548. doi:10.1111/fare.12388

Dollahite, D. C., Marks, L. D., & Wurm, G. J. (2019). Generative devotion: A theory of sacred relational care in families of faith. Journal of Family Theory and Review, 11, 429-448. doi:10.1111/jftr.12339

Dollahite, D., Marks, L. D., & Barrow, B. H. (2019). Exploring relational reconciliation processes in Christian, Jewish, and Muslim families. Family Relations, 68, 517-533. DOI:10.1111/fare.12371

Marks, L. D., Dollahite, D. C., & Young, K. P. (2019). Struggles experienced by religious minority families in the United States: Strangers in their own land. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 11, 247-256. doi:10.1037/rel0000214.

Alghafli, Z., Hatch, T. G., Rose, A. H., Abo-Zena, M. M., Marks, L. D., & Dollahite,
D. C. (2019). A qualitative study of Ramadan: A month of fasting, family, and faith. Religions, 10, 123. doi:10.3390/rel10020123. [Simultaneously published In R. J. Petts (Ed.), Religion and family life (pp. 221- 235). Basel, Switzerland: MDPI.]

Dollahite, D. C., Marks, L. D., Babcock, K. P., Barrow, B. H., & Rose, A. H. (2019). Beyond religious rigidities: Religious firmness and religious flexibility as complementary loyalties in faith transmission. Religions, 10, 111. doi:10.3390/rel10020111 [Simultaneously published In R. J. Petts (Ed.), Religion and family life (pp. 2-19). Basel, Switzerland: MDPI.]

Dollahite, D. C., Marks, L. D., & Young, K. P. (2019). Relational struggles and experiential immediacy in religious American families. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 11, 9-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/rel0000135

Skipper, A. D., Moore, T. J., & Marks, L. D. (2018/2019). “The prayers of others helped”: Intercessory prayer as a source of coping and resilience in Christian African American families. Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Social Work: Social Thought, 4, 373–394.

Chelladurai, J. M., Dollahite, D. C., & Marks, L. D. (2018). “The family that prays together”: Relational processes associated with family prayer. Journal of Family Psychology, 32, 849-859. DOI: 10.1037/fam0000432.

Dollahite, D. C., & Marks, L. D. (2018). Introduction to the special issue: Exploring strengths in American families of faith. Marriage & Family Review, 54, 617-634. doi:10.1080/01494929.2018.1469569

Essig, L. W., Lott, M. L., Abo-Zena, M. M., Alghalfi, Z., Marks, L. D., & Dollahite, D. C. (2018). Answering to Allah: Relational unity among American Muslim families. Marriage & Family Review, 54, 749-761. doi:10.1080/01494929.2018.1469577

Kelley, H. H., LeBaron, A. B., Sussman, L. J., Fagan, J., Dollahite, D. C., & Marks, L. D. (2018). Shalom bayit—peace of the home: Ritual and tradition in American Jewish families. Marriage & Family Review, 54, 706-718. doi: 10.1080/01494929.2018.1478922

Kroff, S. L., Cragun, K. L., Reyes, J. R., Wilmoth, J. D., Dollahite, D. C., & Marks, L. D. (2018). Relationship with God and the word: Faith among American Evangelical Christian families. Marriage & Family Review, 54, 693-705. doi:10.1080/01494929.2018.1469574

Leonhardt, N. D., Kirchner, E. R., Phillips, T. M., Skipper, A. D., Dollahite, D. C., & Marks, L. D. (2108). Together forever: Eternal perspective and sacred practices in American Latter-day Saint families. Marriage & Family Review, 54, 719-732. doi:10.1080/01494929.2018.1469575

Millett, M. A., Cook, L. E., Skipper, A. D., Chaney, C. D., Marks, L. D., & Dollahite, D. C. (2018). Weathering the storm: The shelter of faith for Black American Christian families. Marriage & Family Review, 54, 662-676. doi:10.1080/01494929.2018.1469572

Moore, TJ, Hill, M. S., King, P. E., Palkovitz, R., Dollahite, D. C., & Marks, L. D. (2018). Loving God, loving others: The sacred among American Mainline Protestant families. Marriage & Family Review, 54, 733-748. doi:10.1080/01494929.2018.1469576

Son, D., Egginton, B. R., Lu, Y., Ai, A. L., Marks, L. D., & Dollahite, D. C. (2018). New Christians in a new land: Faith journeys of Asian American immigrant families. Marriage & Family Review, 54, 648-661. doi:10.1080/01494929.2018.1469571

White, T., Chelladurai, J. M., Monroe, P. A., Garand, J. C., Dollahite, D. C., & Marks, L. D. (2018). Kept together by faith: Confession and forgiveness among American Catholic and Orthodox Christian families. Marriage & Family Review, 54, 677-692. doi:10.1080/01494929.2018.1469573

Wurm, G. J., Dollahite, D. C., & Marks, L. D. (2018). The inner logic of religion(s): Theoretical implications regarding eight American religious-ethnic communities. Marriage & Family Review, 54, 635-647. doi:10.1080/01494929.2018.1469570

Marks, L. D., & Dollahite, D. C. (2018). Surmounting the empathy wall: Deep respect and holy envy in qualitative scholarship. Marriage & Family Review, 54, 762- 773. doi:10.1080/01494929.2018.1469578

Dollahite, D. C., Marks, L. D., & Dalton, H. (2018). Why religion helps and harms: Duality and divergence at the nexus of faith and family life. Journal of Family Theory and Review, 10, 219-241. DOI:10.1111/jftr.12242

Dollahite, D. C., Marks, L. D., Kear, T. M., Lewis, B. M., & Stokes, M. L. (2018). Beyond the bucket list: Identity-centered religious calling, being, and action among parents. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 10, 44-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/rel0000130

Dalton, H., Dollahite, D., & Marks, L. D. (2018). Transcendent matters: Do the ways family members experience God meaningfully relate to family life? Review of Religious Research, 60, 23-47. DOI: 10.1007/s13644-017-0317-2

Marks, L. D., Hatch, T. G., & Dollahite, D. C. (2018). Sacred practices and family processes in a Jewish context: Shabbat as the weekly family ritual par excellence. Family Process, 57, 448-461. doi: 10.1111/famp.12286

Alghafli, Z., Marks, L. D., Hatch, T. G., & Rose, A. H. (2017). Veiling in fear or in faith? Meanings of the Hijab to practicing Muslim wives and husbands in the USA. Marriage & Family Review, 53, 696-716.

Skipper, A., Marks, L. D., & Chaney, C. (2017). “Iron sharpens iron”: Views of the church congregation from the unheard voices of religious African-American men. Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men, 6, 77-98.

Dollahite, D. C., Marks, L. D., & Kelley, H. H. (2017). Mormon scholars and Mormon families in family studies: A brief retrospective. Mormon Studies Review, 4, 16-40. https://doi.org/10.18809/mimsr.21568030

Hatch, T. G., Alghafli, Z., Marks, L. D., Rose, A. H., Rose, J. R., & Lambert, N. M. (2017). Prayer in Muslim families: A qualitative exploration. Journal of Religion & Spirituality in Social Work, 36, 73-95.

Marks, L. D. (2016). Transmitting religion: A look at Vern L. Bengtson’s Families and Faith: How Religion Is Passed Down across Generations. BYU Studies Quarterly, 55, 160-171. [Review Essay/Article-length Book Review].

Hatch, T. G., Marks, L. D., Bitah, E. A., Lawrence, M., Lambert, N. M., Dollahite, D.C., & Hardy, B. P. (2016). The power of prayer in transforming individuals and marital relationships: A qualitative examination of Christian, Jewish, and Muslim families. Review of Religious Research, 58, 27-46.

Shichida, T., Dollahite, D. C., & Carroll, J. S. (2015). How perception of God as transcendent moral authority influences marital connection among American Christians. Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 34, 40-52.

Hatch, T., & Marks, L. (2014). Judaism and Orthodox Judaism. In L. Ganong, M. Coleman, & J. G. Golson (Eds.), The social history of the American family (pp. 781-784). Sage.

Alghafli, Z., Hatch, T., & Marks, L. (2014). Religion and relationships in Muslim families: A qualitative examination of devout married Muslim couples. Religions, 5, 814-833.

Hatch, T., & Marks, L. (2014). Passover. In L. Ganong, M. Coleman, & J. G. Golson (Eds.), The social history of the American family (pp. 1019-1021). Sage.

Alghafli, Z., Hatch, T., & Marks, L. (2014). Sharia law. In L. Ganong, M. Coleman, & J. G. Golson (Eds.), The social history of the American family (pp. 1175-1177). Sage.

Hatch, T., & Marks, L. (2014). Bar mitzvahs and bat mitzvahs. In L. Ganong, M. Coleman, & J. G. Golson (Eds.), The social history of the American family (pp. 104-105). Sage.

Goodman, M., Dollahite, D., Marks, L., & Layton, E. (2013). Religious faith and transformational processes in marriage. Family Relations, 62, 808-823.

Lu, Y., Marks, L. D., Nesteruk, O., Goodman, M., & Apavaloaie, L. (2013). Faith, conversion, and challenge: A qualitative study of Chinese immigrant Christian marriages. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 44, 227-247.

Marks, L. D., Hopkins, K., Nesteruk, O., Chaney, C., & Baumgartner, J. (2012). A qualitative exploration of why faith matters in African-American marriages and families. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 43, 695-714.

Goodman, M. A., Marks, L. D., & Dollahite, D. C. (2012). Transformational processes and meaning in Latter-day Saint marriage. Marriage & Family Review, 48, 555- 582.

Lu, Y., Marks, L. D., & Apavaloiae, L. (2012). Chinese immigrant families and Christian faith community: A qualitative study. Family and Consumer Science Research Journal, 41, 118-130.

Marks, L. D., Dollahite, D. C., & Barker, K. (2012). “Don’t forget home”: The importance of sacred ritual in families. In J. Hoffman (Ed.), Understanding religious rituals (pp. 186-203). New York: Routledge.

Dollahite, D. C., Hawkins, A. J., & Parr, M. R. (2012). “Something More”: The Meanings of Marriage for Religious Couples. Marriage and Family Review, 48, 339–362. https://doi.org/10.1080/01494929.2012.674480

Dollahite, D. C., & Marks, L. D. (2012). Mormon American families. In R. Wright, C. H. Mindel, R. W. Habenstein, & T. Van Tran (Eds.) Ethnic families in America: Patterns and Variations, 5th Ed. (pp. 461-486). Upper Saddle Hall, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Burr, W. R., Marks, L. D., & Day, R. (2012). Sacred matters: Religion and spirituality in families. New York: Routledge. [Book Manuscript]

Layton, E., Hardy, S. A., & Dollahite, D. C. (2012). Religious exploration among highly religious American adolescents. Identity: An International Journal of Theory and Research, 12, 157–184. https://doi.org/10.1080/15283488.2012.668728

Layton, E., Dollahite, D. C., & Hardy, S. A. (2011). Anchors of religious commitment in adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Research, 26, 381-413. https://doi.org/10.1177/0743558410391260

Brown, T., Lu, Y., Marks, L. D., & Dollahite, D. C. (2011). Meaning making across three dimensions of religious experience: A qualitative exploration. Counselling and Spirituality, 30, 11-36.

Laird, R., Marks, L. D., & Marrero, M. (2011). Religiosity, self-control, and antisocial behavior: Religiosity as a promotive and protective factor. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 32, 78-85.

Marks, L. D., & Dollahite, D. C. (2011). Mining the meanings from psychology of religion’s correlation mountain. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 3, 181-193.

Marks, L. D., Dollahite, D. C., & Freeman, J. J. (2011). Faith and prayer in family life. In A. J. Hawkins, D. C. Dollahite, & T. W. Draper (Eds.), Successful marriages and family life (pp. 185–195). BYU Studies.

Lu, Y., Marks, L. D., & Baumgartner, J. (2011). “The compass of our life”: A qualitative study of marriage and faith among Chinese immigrants. Marriage & Family Review, 47, 125-148.

Lambert, N. M., & Dollahite, D. C. (2010). Development of the Faith Activities in the Home Scale (FAITHS). Journal of Family Issues, 31 (11), 1442-1464. https://doi.org/10.1177/0192513X10363798

Marks, L., Dollahite, D. C., & Baumgartner, J. (2010). “In God we trust”: Perspectives on finances, family relationships, and faith. Family Relations, 59, 439-452.

Marks, L. D., Hopkins, K., Chaney, C., Nesteruk, O., & Sasser, D. (2010). “My kids and wife have been my life”: Married African American fathers staying the course. In R. Coles & C. Green (Eds.), The myth of the missing black father (pp. 19-46). New York: Columbia University.

Dollahite, D. C., Layton, E., Bahr, H. M., Walker, A. B., & Thatcher, J. Y. (2009). Giving up something good for something better: Sacred sacrifices made by religious youth. Journal of Adolescent Research, 24, 691-725. https://doi.org/10.1177/0743558409343463

Laird, R. D., Marrero, M. D., & Marks, L. D. (2009). Adolescent religiosity as a protective factor for delinquency: Review of evidence and a conceptual framework for future research. In O. Sahin & J. Maier (Eds.), Delinquency: Causes, reduction, and prevention (pp. 157-176). Hauppage, NY: Nova Science.

Marks, L. D., Dollahite, D. C., & Dew, J. (2009). Enhancing cultural competence in financial counseling and planning: Understanding why families make religious contributions. Financial Counseling and Planning, 20, 14-26.

Dollahite, D. C., & Marks, L. D. (2009). A conceptual model of processes in a diverse, national sample of highly religious families. Review of Religious Research, 50, 373-391.

Chaney, C., Marks, L. D., Sasser, D. D., & Hopkins, K. (2008). “Train up a child in the way…”: A qualitative study of how the Black church influences parents. International Journal of Religion and Society, 1, (2-3). [Published simultaneously In J. K. Quinn & I. G. Zambini (Eds.), Family Relations: 21st century issues and challenges (pp. 151-167). Hauppage, NY: Nova Science.]

Marks, L. D., Hopkins, K., Chaney, C., Nesteruk, O., Monroe, P., & Sasser, D. (2008). “Together, we are strong”: A qualitative study of happy, enduring African-American marriages. Family Relations, 57, 171-184.

Marks, L. D. (2008). Prayer and marital intervention: Asking for divine help…or professional trouble? Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 27, 678-685.

Dollahite, D. C., & Thatcher, J. Y. (2008). Talking about religion: How religious youth and parents discuss their faith. Journal of Adolescent Research, 23, 611-641. https://doi.org/10.1177/0743558408322141

Batson, M., & Marks, L. D. (2008). Making the connection between prayer, faith, and forgiveness in Roman Catholic families. The Qualitative Report, 13, 394-415.

Lambert, N. M., & Dollahite, D. C. (2008). The threefold cord: Marital commitment in religious couples. Journal of Family Issues, 29, 592 – 614. https://doi.org/10.1177/0192513X07308395

Chaney, C., Marks, L. D., Sasser, D. D., & Hopkins, K. (2008). “Train up a child in the way…”: A qualitative study of how the Black church influences parents. International Journal of Religion and Society, 1, (2-3). [Published simultaneously In J. K. Quinn & I. G. Zambini (Eds.), Family Relations: 21st century issues and challenges (pp. 151-167). Hauppage, NY: Nova Science.]

Marks, L. D., & Beal, B. (2008). Preserving peculiarity as a people: Mormon distinctness in values and internal structure. In C. K. Jacobson, J. P. Hoffmann, and T. B. Heaton (Eds.), Revisiting “The Mormons”: Persistent themes and contemporary perspectives (pp. 258-285). Salt Lake City, UT: University of Utah.

Dollahite, D. C., & Lambert, N. M. (2007). Forsaking all others: How religious involvement promotes marital fidelity in Christian, Jewish, and Muslim couples. Review of Religious Research, 48, 290-307. https://www.jstor.org/stable/20447445

Dollahite, D. C. & Thatcher, J. Y. (2007). How family religious involvement benefits adults, youth, and children and strengthens families. Chapter in Lynn D. Wardle & Camille S. Williams (Eds.) Family law: Balancing interests and pursuing priorities (pp. 427-436). Buffalo, NY: William S. Hein & Co.

Marks, L. D., & Palkovitz, R. (2007). Fathers as spiritual guides. In S. E. Brotherson & J. M. White (Eds.), Why fathers count (pp. 209-223). Harriman, TN: Men’s Studies Press.

Marks, L. D., & Dollahite, D. C. (2007). Fathering and religious contexts: Why religion makes a difference to fathers and their children. In S. E. Brotherson & J. M. White (Eds.), Why fathers count (pp. 335-351). Harriman, TN: Men’s Studies Press.

Lambert N. M., & Dollahite, D. C. (2006). How religiosity helps couples prevent, resolve, and overcome marital conflict. Family Relations, 55, 439-449. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1741-3729.2006.00413.x

Goodman, M. A., & Dollahite, D. C. (2006). How religious couples perceive the influence of God in their marriage. Review of Religious Research, 48, 141-155. https://www.jstor.org/stable/20058129

Marks, L. D. (2006). Religion and family relational health: An overview and conceptual model. Journal of Religion and Health, 45, 603-618.

Marks, L. D., & Chaney, C. (2006). Faith communities and African American families: A qualitative look at why the black church matters. In S. D. Ambrose (Ed.), Religion and psychology: New research (pp. 277-294). New York: Nova Science.

Marks, L. D. (2006). Mental health, religious belief, and “the terrifying question.” Journal of Child and Family Studies, 15, 133-139.

Marks, L. D., Nesteruk, O., Hopkins-Williams, K., Swanson, M., & Davis, T. (2006). Stressors in African American marriages and families: A qualitative study. Stress, Trauma, and Crisis: An International Journal, 9, 203-225.

Boyatzis, C., Dollahite, D. C., & Marks, L. D. (2006). The family as a context for religious and spiritual development in children and youth. In E. C. Roehlkepartain, P. E. King, L. Wagener, & P. L. Benson (Eds.), The handbook of spiritual development in childhood and adolescence (pp. 297-309). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Dollahite, D. C., & Marks, L. D. (2006). Family and community nurturing spirituality in Latter-day Saint children and youth. In K. Yust, A. N. Johnson,

S. E. Sasso, & E. C. Roehlkepartain (Eds.), Nurturing childhood and adolescent spirituality: Perspectives from the world’s religious traditions (pp. 394-408). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Marks, L. D. (2005). How does religion influence marriage?: Christian, Jewish, Mormon, and Muslim perspectives. Marriage & Family Review, 38, 85-111.

Marks, L. D. (2005). Religion and bio-psycho-social health: A review and conceptual model. Journal of Religion and Health, 44, 173-186.

Marks, L. D., Nesteruk, O., Swanson, M., Garrison, M. E. B., & Davis, T. (2005). Religion and health among African Americans. Research on Aging, 27, 447-474.

Marks, L. D. (2004). Sacred practices in highly religious families: Christian, Jewish, Mormon, and Muslim perspectives. Family Process, 43, 217-231.

Dollahite, D. C., Marks, L. D., & Goodman, M. (2004). Religiosity and families: Relational and spiritual linkages in a diverse and dynamic cultural context. In M. J. Coleman & L. H. Ganong (Eds.), The handbook of contemporary families (pp. 411-431). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.