Old City

RELIGION AND VIOLENCE

Wright, J.D., Agterberg, S., & Esses, V.M. (2020). Aggression in response to threatening individuals’ religious versus national identity in a live instant messaging paradigm. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion30(4), 265-274. https://doi.org/10.1080/10508619.2020.1774204

Wright, J.D. & Khoo, Y. (2019). Empirical perspectives on religion and violence. Contemporary Voices: St Andrews Journal of International Relations, 1(1), 1-26. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/gzspe

  • Jesse Singal wrote about our paper here: https://digest.bps.org.uk/2019/05/10/does-religion-really-cause-violence-a-new-review-suggests-any-link-is-far-from-straightforward/


Wright, J.D. & Young, J.R. (2017). Implications of religious identity salience, religious involvement, and religious commitment for aggression. ​Identity: An International Journal of Theory and Research, 17(2), 55-68. doi: 10.1080/15283488.2017.1303382.

Wright, J.D. (2016). More religion, less justification for violence: A cross-national analysis. Archive for the Psychology of Religion, 38(2), 159-183. doi: 10.1163/15736121-12341324

Wright, J.D. (2016). Why is religious terrorism predominantly Islamic? An exploration of psychosocial religious factors. Perspectives on Terrorism, 10(1), 19-31.

Wright, J.D. (2015). A social identity and social power perspective on terrorism. Journal 
of Terrorism Research, 6
(3), 76-83. doi: http://doi.org/10.15664/jtr.1184