Anabaptist Historical Data on Beliefs and Practices

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This dataset examines the beliefs and practices of early Anabaptist groups. Together with the dataset on the social networks of Anabaptist leaders, it can be used to examine the diffusion of theology and ideas among early Anabaptist groups.

Data File
Cases: 18
Variables: 47
Weight Variable: None
Data Collection
Date Collected: 2010
Funded By
Institute for the Biocultural Study of Religion, Boston University
Collection Procedures
Using information historical and secondary sources, historical Anabaptist groups were coded as having certain beliefs and practices.
Principal Investigators
Charles Nunn, Duke University
Wesley Wildman, Boston University
Related Publications
Matthews, Luke J., Jeffrey Edmonds, Wesley J. Wildman, and Charles L. Nunn. 2013. "Cultural Inheritance or Cultural Diffusion of Religious Violence? A Quantitative Case Study of the Radical Refomation." Religion, Brain & Behavior 3(1):3-15.