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  • This Spot of Ground. Spiritual Baptists in Toronto.
    Duncan, Carol B. (2008)
    Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

    1992-2004 ethnographic data mostly from 2 mostly female Spiritual Baptist congregations in Toronto, but some data are from Trinidad.

    Associated Search Terms: Trinidad and Tobago; Syncretism; Church mother; Caribbean Canadians; Women; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Feminist theory; Participant observation; Ritual; Spiritual Baptist, Canada; Spiritual Baptist, Trinidad
  • Religious Group Variation in the Socioeconomic Status and Family Behavior of Women.
    Heaton, Tim B., and Marie Cornwall (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:3: 283-299.

    Analyzes 1971-81 Canadian census data.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, Canada; United Church of Canada; Jehovah´s Witness, Canada; Pentecostal, Canada; Salvation Army, Canada; Hutterite, Canada; Presbyterian, Canada; Lutheran, Canada; Mennonite, Canada
  • Fragmented Gods. The Poverty and Potential of Religion in Canada./La Religion à la Carte.
    Bibby, Reginald W. (1987)
    Toronto: Irwin Publishing./Montréal: Fides, 1988

    Analyzes data from 1975, '80, & '85 Canadian national surveys, including a panel; focuses on affiliation, attendance, & belief.

    Associated Search Terms: United Church of Canada; Quality of life; Practice; Canada; Belief; Catholic, Canada; Anglican Church of Canada; Lutheran, Canada; Presbyterian, Canada; Baptist, Canada; Denomination (organizational entity); Pentecostal, Canada
  • Sociodemographic Characteristics of Religious Groups in Canada.
    Heaton, Tim B. (1986)
    Sociological Analysis 47:1: 54-65.

    Analyzes 1981 Canadian census data; allows for a focus on smaller, often overlooked denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, Canada; Mennonite, Canada; Lutheran, Canada; Hutterite, Canada; Mormon, Canada; Jehovah´s Witness, Canada; Anglican Church of Canada; Polish National Catholic, Canada; Ukrainian Catholic, Canada; Canada; Pentecostal, Canada; Catholic, Canada
  • Religious Denominations' Impact upon Gender Attitudes: Some Methodological Implications.
    Brinkerhoff, Merlin B., and Marlene M. MacKie (1984)
    Review of Religious Research 25:4: 365-378.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, Canada; Abortion; Denomination (organizational entity); Conversion; Disaffiliation; Pentecostal, Canada; Catholic, Canada; Anglican Church of Canada; Canada, Alberta, Calgary; Women; Lutheran, Canada; Baptist, Canada
  • Circulation of the Saints Revisited: A Longitudinal Look at Conservative Church Growth.
    Bibby, Reginald W., and Merlin B. Brinkerhoff (1983)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 22:3: 253-262.

    Compares 1966-70 & '76-80 surveys of 20 Evangelical churches in a western Canadian city.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian and Missionary Alliance, Canada; Canada, Alberta, Calgary; Conversion; Membership; Salvation Army, Canada; Plymouth Brethren, Canada; Baptist, Canada; Missionary (denomination), Canada; Nazarene, Canada; Pentecostal, Canada
  • Norms of Verbalization and the Decision-making Process in Religious Organizations.
    Nelson, John J., and Harry H. Hiller (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:2: 173-180.

    Analyzes decisions made in 3 independent Baptist churches in Calgary, Albert, Canada.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, independent, Canada; Canada, Alberta, Calgary; Decision-making; Parish
  • Comparison of Trends in Ten Denominations, 1950-75.
    Doyle, Ruth T., and Sheila M. Kelly (1979)
    In Dean R. Hoge and David A. Roozen (eds.), Understanding Church Growth and Decline 1950-1978. New York: Pilgrim Press, pp. 144-159.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Missouri Synod; United Church of Canada; Southern Baptist; Membership; Lutheran Church in America; United Church of Christ; Episcopal; United Methodist; Catholic, U.S.A.; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; American Lutheran Church
  • The Circulation of the Saints: A Study of People Who Join Conservative Churches.
    Bibby, Reginald W., and Merlin B. Brinkerhoff (1973)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 12:3: 273-283. [Also in Stewart Crysdale and Les Wheatcroft (eds.), Religion in Canadian Society (Toronto: Macmilan of Canada, 1976), pp. 346-358]

    Analyzes 1966-70 survey data from 20 Evangelical churches in a western Canadian city.

    Associated Search Terms: Plymouth Brethren, Canada; Baptist, Canada; Nazarene, Canada; Membership; Pentecostal, Canada; Conversion; Canada, Alberta, Calgary; Missionary (denomination), Canada; Christian and Missionary Alliance, Canada; Salvation Army, Canada
  • Religious Secularization: A Study of a Contemporary Baptist Church.
    Luft, Murray C. (1969)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Calgary.

    Defines "secularization" & examines the evidence for it in a congregation, using questionnaires, interviews, & participant observation.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Baptist, Canada; Canada, Alberta, Calgary; Secularization
  • Hidden Factors in Religious Conflict: A Sociological Analysis.
    Christy, Richard D. (1969)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Waterloo.

    Examines conflict in a Baptist congregation in southern Ontario, with stratification variables explaining leadership attitudes of policy makers.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Canada, Ontario; Stratification; Conflict; Baptist, Canada
  • Dimensions of Canadian Religions A Preliminary Study.
    Nosanchuk, T.A. (1968)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 7;1: 109-110.

    Relates 9 Canadian religions to each other on a scale, based on judgments made by 15 judges, most of them campus chaplains.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Unitarian, Canada; Jehovah´s Witness, Canada; Christian Science, Canada; Lutheran, Canada; Baptist, Canada; Jewish, Canada; Catholic, Canada; Anglican Church of Canada; United Church of Canada
  • Theological and Political Conservatism: Variations in Attitudes among Clergymen of One Denomination.
    Schindeler, Fred, and David Hoffman (1968)
    Canadian Journal of Political Science 1:4: 429-441.

    analyzes questionnaire data from clergy of the Baptist Convention of Ontario and Quebec.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist Convention of Ontario and Quebec; Politics, Canada; Clergy; Canada
  • The Religious Sect in Canadian Politics.
    Clark, S.D. (1945)
    American Journal of Sociology 51:3: 207-216. [Also in S.D. Clark, The Developing Canadian Community (Toronto: U. of Toronto Press, 1962) & B.R. Blishen et al. (eds.), Canadian Society, Sociological Perspectives, 3rd ed. (Toronto: Macmillan, 1971)]]

    Sects that merged into churches, not churches, inspired progressive politics: Baptists (N.S.), Methodists (Upper Canada), Bible Prophecy (Alberta).

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Bible Prophecy movement, Canada; Politics, Canada; Methodist, Canada; Baptist, Canada; Sect
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