Publications

PhD-thesis

  • (2017) ‘”There is probably no God” A quantitative study of anti-religiosity in Western Europe.’ KU Leuven; Faculteit Sociale Wetenschappen;  Centrum voor Sociologisch Onderzoek; Thesis 334. [pdf]

International articles

  • (forthcoming) ‘Religious polarization: Contesting religion in secularized Western European countries.’ Journal of Contemporary Religion 33 (with Peter Achterberg and Dick Houtman). [pdf]
  • (2017) ‘A post-secular turn in attitudes towards religion? Anti-religiosity and anti-Muslim sentiment in Western Europe.’ Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia; Special issue, vol. LVIII, (4): 803-829 (with Peter Achterberg and Dick Houtman). [pdf]
  • (2017) ‘Secular Intolerance? Anti-Muslim sentiment in Western Europe.’ Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56 (2); 259-276 (with Peter Achterberg and Dick Houtman). [pdf]
  • (2016) ВСЕ ЛИ СОЦИАЛИСТЫ АНТИРЕЛИГИОЗНЫ? АНТИРЕЛИГИОЗНОСТЬ И «ЛЕВЫЕ» В 21 СТРАНЕ ЗАПАДНОЙ ЕВРОПЫ (1990—2008 ГГ) [Russian translation of: Are all Socialists Anti-Religious?].  RUDN Journal of Political Science, vol. 9 (4):66-85 (with Peter Achterberg and Dick Houtman). [pdf
  • (2015) ‘Are all Socialists Anti-Religious? Anti-Religiosity and the Socialist Left in 21 Western European Countries (1990-2008).’ Journal of Contemporary Religion, vol. 30 (3):435-452 (with Peter Achterberg and Dick Houtman). [pdf
  • (2013) ‘Deprivatization of Disbelief? Non-Religiosity and Anti-Religiosity in 14 Western European Countries.’ Politics & Religion, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 101-120 (with Peter Achterberg and Dick Houtman). [pdf]

Dutch articles

  • (2017) “The Dark Side of Modernity.” Verslag van jaarlijkse lezing van de master Christianity and Society, Tilburg University, in Tijdschrift van theologie, Kroniek, 57(3), pp. 288, 289. [pdf]
  • (2010), ‘“Te ongelovig om atheïst te zijn”: Over de-privatisering van ongeloof’, in: Religie & samenleving, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 209-226 (with Dick Houtman). [pdf]

International paper presentations

  • (2016) ‘Do Secular People have Protestant Values?’, at the Dag van de Sociologie, Tilburg, 9 June 2016. [DvdS 2016 presentation]
  • (2011) ‘Deprivatization of Disbelief? Non-Religiosity and Anti-Religiosity in 14 Western European Countries’, at the NOSTER/NGG-Conference ‘Religions and their Despisers: Criticism and Vilification of Religions and Believers’. For the programme, click here.