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  • Demography, Culture, and the decline of America's Christian Denominations.
    Hawley, George (2017)
    Lanham, Maryland: Lexington

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, U.S.A.; United States; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Fertility; Family size; Episcopal; Demography; Baptist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Getting to church. Exploring Narratives of Gender and Joining.
    Gallagher, Sally K. (2017)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on interviews, focus groups, & participant observation with 3 congregations (Presbyterian, Baptist, Orthodox) in the US Northwest. Describes how people join each congregation and gendered differences in what new members resonated with. Congregational cultures mattered.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, U.S.A.; Congregation; Focus group; Gender; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Socialization
  • Pastors and Public Life: The Changing Face of American Protestant Clergy.
    Smidt, Corwin E. (2016)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    1989, 2001, & 2009 data

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Disciples of Christ; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Southern Baptist; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Reformed Church in America; Change; Christian Reformed Church
  • God Hates: Westboro Baptist Church, American Nationalism, and the Religious Right.
    Barrett-Fox, Rebecca (2016)
    Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas.

    Associated Search Terms: Westboro Baptist Church; Conservative, U.S.A.; Homosexuality; Prejudice, anti-homosexual; Participant observation
  • How Evangelicals from two churches in the American Southwest frame their relationship with the environment.
    Peifer, Jared L., Elaine Howard Ecklund, and Cara Fullerton (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:3: 373-397.

    Based on 20 interviews in a white Southern Baptist congregation & 20 in an African American Baptist congregation in the U.S. Southwest. Discourse on the environment does not differ on religious grounds.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, Southern; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Environmentalism; Baptist, U.S.A.; African Americans; Discourse
  • Religious Involvement among Caribbean Blacks Residing in the United States.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, Linda M. Chatters, Jacqueline S. Mattis, and Sean Joe (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 52:2: 125-145.

    Reports levels of religiosity for different Black Caribben nationalities and denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, U.S.A.; Trinidadian Americans; Jamaican Americans; Religiosity; Caribbean Americans; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Haitian Americans; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • What Americans Really Believe.
    Stark, Rodney, et al. (2008)
    Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press.

    Based on the 2006 Baylor Survey on Religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Proselytizing; United States; Belief; Denomination (organizational entity); Atheist, U.S.A.; Strictness; Catholic, U.S.A.; Megachurch; Mormon, U.S.A.; Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee); Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Experience; Church of God in Christ, U.S.A.; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Communality; Contributions; Women; Nazarene, U.S.A.; State; Unitarian Universalist; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Disciples of Christ; Practice; Politics, U.S.A.; New age; United Church of Christ; Membership; Social capital; Education; Media; Episcopal; Southern Baptist; Jehovah´s Witness, U.S.A.; Foursquare Gospel; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Children as Religious Resources: The Role of Children in the Social Re-formation of Class, Culture, and Religious Identity.
    Gallagher, Sally K. (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:2: 169-183.

    Based on participant observation & open-ended interviews in 2 Pacific Northwest, U.S.A., congregations. The involvement of chidlren in the congregations reinforced adults' class, culture, & religious identities.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative Baptist; Children; Participant observation; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
  • Does Religion Increase the Prevalence and Incidence of Obesity in Adulthood.
    Cline, Krista M.C., and Kenneth F. Ferraro (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:2: 269-281.

    Analyzes 1986-94 panel survey data from Americans; religious media consumption & Baptist membership were related to obesity among women.

    Associated Search Terms: Obesity; United States; Sex; Baptist, U.S.A.; Media; Medical
  • The Churching of America, 1776-2005: Winners and Losers in Our Religious Economy.
    Finke, Roger, and Rodney Stark (2005)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Revised edition of The Churching of America, 1776-1992. Received the 1993 Distinguished Book Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion. Korean translation published by Seorosarang Publishing, 2009.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Historical; Typology; United States; Membership; Methodist, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; Ecumenism; Baptist, U.S.A.; Episcopal
  • Building Traditions: Comparing Space, Ritual, and Community in Three Congregations.
    Gallagher, Sally K. (2005)
    Review of Religious Research 47:1: 70-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Architecture; Parish; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Conservative Baptist
  • The Political Activity of Evangelical Clergy in the Election of 2000: A Case Study of Five Denominations.
    Guth, James L., Linda Beail, Greg Crow, Beverly Gaddy, Steve Montreal, Brent Nelsen, James Penning, and Jeff Walz (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:4: 501-514.

    Analyzes 2001 questionnaire data from Evangelical clergy, who are overwhelmingly Republican. Age, moral interests, & political interests predict political activism.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Nazarene; Christian Reformed Church; Politics, U.S.A.; Clergy; Southern Baptist; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Activism; Presbyterian Church in America
  • The Political Attitudes and Activities of Mainline Protestant Clergy in the Election of 2000: A Study of Six Denominations.
    Smidt, Corwin E., Sue E.S. Crawford, Melissa Deckman, Donald Gray, Dan Hofrenning, Laura R. Olson, Sherrie Steiner, and Beau Weston (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:4: 515-532.

    Analyzes 2001 questionnaire data from mainline Protestant clergy. Denominations differ in adherence to the social gospel & the moral reform movement. Differences in political party also occurred among & within denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Reformed Church in America; Clergy; American Baptist; Protestant, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; United Methodist; Disciples of Christ
  • The Relative Influence of Youth and Adult Experiences on Personal Spirituality and Church Involvement.
    O'Connor, Thomas P., Dean R. Hoge, and Estrelda Alexander (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:4: 723-732.

    Panel survey at age 38 of Baptists, Catholics, & Methodists who had been studied at age 16 in 1976. Identifies adolescent factors that predicted adult religious involvement.

    Associated Search Terms: Panel study; Baptist, U.S.A.; Adolescents; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Life cycle; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Introduction.
    Wuthnow, Robert, and John H. Evans (2002)
    In Robert Wuthnow and John H. Evans (ed.), The Quiet Hand of God. Faith-Based Activism and the Public Role of Mainline Protestantism. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 1-24.

    Overview of American mainline Protestantism.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United Methodist, U.S.A.; United Church of Christ; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Membership; American Baptist; Belief; Episcopal
  • Vital Conflicts. The Mainline Denominations Debate Homosexuality.
    Cadge, Wendy (2002)
    In Robert Wuthnow and John H. Evans (ed.), The Quiet Hand of God. Faith-Based Activism and the Public Role of Mainline Protestantism. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 265-286.

    Follows debates about homosexuality in 6 American Protestant churches.

    Associated Search Terms: American Baptist; Homosexuality; United Methodist; United Church of Christ; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; Episcopal
  • The Effects of Switching on Denominational Subcultures.
    Gay, David A., John P. Lynxwiler, and Charles W. Peek (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:3: 515-525.

    Analyzes 1990-98 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; people who switched denominations held attitudes similar to those already in the denominations. Baptists show the least heterogeneity in moral attitudes, Catholics the most.

    Associated Search Terms: Attitude; Baptist, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity); United States; Conversion; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Moral; Episcopal
  • The Mobilization of a Religious Elite: Political Activism among Southern Baptist Clergy in 1999.
    Guth, James L. (2001)
    In Sue E.S. Crawford and Laura R. Olson (eds.) Christian Clergy in American Politics. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 139-156.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Clergy; Politics, U.S.A.; Southern Baptist
  • Variations in Strictness and Religious Commitment within and among Five Denominations.
    Olson, Daniel V.A., and Paul Perl (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:4: 757-764.

    Analyzes survey data on 625 congregations; strictness correlates with time & financial commitment across denominations but not within them.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Strictness; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Southern Baptist; Catholic, U.S.A.; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Contributions; Parish; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • Fatalism and the practice of health behaviors among African American Baptists.
    Cort, Malcolm, and Lionel Matthews (2000)
    National Journal of Sociology 12:1: 79-103.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Health; Baptist, U.S.A.; Fatalism
  • Local Baptists, Local Politics: Churches and Communities in the Middle and Uplands South.
    Grammick, Clifford A., Jr. (1999)
    Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.

    Describes 6 sectarian Baptist groups in the Appalachian South, & their varied involvements in politics.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Appalachia; Localism
  • Giving in Five Denominations.
    Hoge, Dean R., Charles Zech, Patrick McNamara, and Michael J. Donahue (1999)
    In Mark Chaves and Sharon L. Miller (eds.), Financing American Religion. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 3-10.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Catholic, U.S.A.; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Contributions; United States; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Southern Baptist
  • The Value of Volunteers as Resources for Congregations.
    Hoge, Dean R., Charles Zech, Patrick McNamara, and Michael J. Donahue (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37;3: 470-480.

    Associated Search Terms: Voluntarism; Southern Baptist; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Theology and the Position of Pastors on Social Issues: Continuity and Change Since the 1960s.
    Johnson, Benton (1998)
    Review of Religious Research 39:4: 293-308.

    Analyzes 1987 questionnaire data from Protestant clergy in Oregon; divergences were greater than in 1962, but conflict less common.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative Baptist; American Baptist; United Methodist; United Church of Christ; United States, Oregon; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Southern Baptist; Clergy
  • The Effects of Geographical Variability on Protestant Church Membership Trends, 1980-1990.
    Stump, Roger W. (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:4: 636-651.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United Church of Christ; Nazarene; Episcopal; Southern Baptist; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; United Methodist; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Conservative/liberal; Membership; Ecology
  • Organizational Opportunity and Social Movement Mobilization.
    Kurzman, Charles (1998)
    Mobilization 3:1: 23-49.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Iran; Civil rights movement; National Baptist Convention, U.S.A.; Liberation theology; Catholic, Latin America; Shi'ite, Iran; Islam, Iran; Latin America; Burma; Politics, Burma; Social movement; Buddhist, Burma
  • The Significance of Personal Change for Operative Goals: A Structuralist Approach to Theological Self-identification and Attitudes Toward Academic Policy in Southern Baptist Colleges.
    Ingram, Larry C. (1996)
    Review of Religious Research 38:1: 61-78.

    Analyzes 1991 questionnaire data from professors at Southern Baptist colleges; liberals emphasized scholarship, fundamentalists Baptist socialization.

    Associated Search Terms: University; Education; Professor; Southern Baptist; Liberal, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • The Bully Pulpit: Southern Baptist Clergy and Political Activism 1980-1992.
    Guth, James L. (1996)
    In John C. Green, James L. Guth, Corwin E. Smidt, and Lyman A. Kellstedt (eds.) Religion and the Culture Wars: Dispatches from the Front. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 146-173.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Conflict; Southern Baptist; Politics, U.S.A.; Clergy; Politics, U.S.A.
  • In Search of Denominational Subcultures: Religious Affiliation and 'Pro-Family' Issues Revisited.
    Gay, David A., Christopher G. Ellison, and Daniel A. Powers (1996)
    Review of Religious Research 38;1: 3-17.

    Analyzes 1982-91 General Social Survey (U.S.A..) data; finds distinctive denominational subcultures.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; United States; Baptist, U.S.A.; Sexuality; Subculture; Atheist; Conservative, U.S.A.; Southern Baptist; Gender role; Jewish, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity); Abortion; Episcopal
  • Money Matters. Personal Giving in American Churches.
    Hoge, Dean R., Charles Zech, Patrick McNamara, and Michael J. Donahue (1996)
    Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press.

    Analyzes 1993-94 member questionnaire & congregation interview data from U.S.A. congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Contributions; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Catholic, U.S.A.; Southern Baptist; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.
  • The Impact of Religious Identification on Differences in Educational Attainment among American Women in 1990.
    Keysar, Ariela, and Barry A. Kosmin (1995)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34:1: 49-62.

    Analyzes 1989-90 telephone interview data from American adult women; shows denominational effects on women's education attainment.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Mormon, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Education; Baptist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Religion as Poetry.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1995)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction Publishers.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Imagination; God, image of; Paranormal; Southern Baptist; Environmentalism
  • Personal Autonomy in Religion and Marriage: Is There a Link?
    Wilson, John, and Mark Musick (1995)
    Review of Religious Research 37:1: 3-18.

    Analyzes 1987-88 interview data from married adult Americans; religious affiliates saw marriage as a lifetime commitment. Pentecostal, Baptist, & Christian/Disciples wives saw autonomy within marriage as less important.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; United Church of Christ; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Episcopal; United States; Baptist, U.S.A.; Individualism; Mormon, U.S.A.; Practice; Autonomy; Family; Catholic, U.S.A.; Marriage
  • Southern Baptist Politics: Authority and Power in the Restructuring of an American Denomination.
    Farnsley, Arthur Emery III (1994)
    University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press.

    Analyzes authority structures in the Southern Baptist Convention & shows how conservatives used them to shift the denomination rightward in the 1980s.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Organization; Change; Authority; Southern Baptist
  • Correlates of Religious Giving in Six Protestant Denominations.
    Donahue, Michael J. (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 36:2: 149-157.

    Analyzes 1988-89 interview data from American Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Disciples of Christ; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; United Church of Christ; United Methodist; Southern Baptist
  • Rationalization and Reaction among Southern Baptists.
    Norsworthy, David Ray (1993)
    In Nancy T. Ammerman (ed.) Southern Baptists Observed. Multiple Perspectives on a Changing Denomination. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, pp. 71-97.

    Associated Search Terms: Southern Baptist; Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • The Southern Baptist Response to the Newest South.
    Rosenberg, Ellen M. (1993)
    In Nancy T. Ammerman (ed.) Southern Baptists Observed. Multiple Perspectives on a Changing Denomination. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, pp. 144-164.

    Associated Search Terms: Southern Baptist; Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Theology and Politics in Southern Baptist Institutions.
    Guth, James L. (1993)
    In Nancy T. Ammerman (ed.), Southern Baptists Observed. Multiple Perspectives on a Changing Denomination. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, pp. 182-200.

    Analyzes 1980 & '84 surveys of Southern Baptist ministers.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Southern Baptist; Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • All Is Forgiven: The Secular Message in American Protestantism.
    Witten, Marsha G. (1993)
    Princeton, New Jersey; Princeton University Press.

    Discourse analysis of texts of 47 sermons on the Parable of the Prodigal Son, delivered in large metropolitan churches, 1986-88.

    Associated Search Terms: Preaching; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Rationalization; Pluralism; Privatization; Accommodation; God, image of; Discourse analysis; Southern Baptist
  • Prevalence and Correlates of New Age Beliefs in Six Protestant Denominations.
    Donahue, Michael J. (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:2: 177-184.

    Analyzes survey data from 6 large American Protestant denominations; finds little support for astrology or necromancy, but some for more general "new age" attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United Methodist; United Church of Christ; Southern Baptist; New age; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Belief; Astrology; Necromancy; Disciples of Christ
  • Mormonism: Catholic, Protestant, Different?
    Johnson, Martin, and Phil Mullins (1992)
    Review of Religious Research 34:1: 51-62.

    Factor analysis of questionnaire data on beliefs & values from Mormons & members of 5 Christian denominations; focuses on similarities & differences between Mormons & others.

    Associated Search Terms: Southern Baptist; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Factor analysis; Disciples of Christ; Belief; Mormon, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; United Methodist
  • The Influence of Religion on Attitudes toward Nonmarital Sexuality: a Preliminary Assessment of Reference Group Theory.
    Cochran, John K., and Leonard Beeghley (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:1: 45-62.

    Analyzes 1972-89 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual attitudes; Methodist, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Catholic, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Reference group; Baptist, U.S.A.; United States
  • Southern Baptists and the New Christian Right.
    Ammerman, Nancy T. (1991)
    Review of Religious Research 32:3: 213-236. Reprinted 50:S: 69-91.

    Analyzes 1985 questionnaire data from Southern Baptist pastors, deacons, & presidents of Woman's Missionary Unions.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Conservative; Politics, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist; Southern Baptist; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Baptist Battles. Social Change and Religious Conflict in the Southern Baptist Convention.
    Ammerman, Nancy T. (1990)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Based on participant observation, interviews, & questionnaire data from participants in the 1985 convention in Dallas.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Pluralism; Clergy; Conflict; Southern Baptist; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Education
  • How the Upstart Sects Won America: 1776-1850.
    Finke, Roger, and Rodney Stark (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28;1: 27-44.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Episcopal; United States; Membership; Baptist, U.S.A.; Historical
  • Under-Reported Churches in Middle Tennessee: A Research Note.
    Ethridge, F. Maurice (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:4: 518-519.

    Compares the National Council of Churches 1980 church census data for 30 counties & county tax assessors' data; NCC greatly undercounted Holiness, Pentecostal, & independent Baptist churches.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Tennessee; Holiness, U.S.A.; Baptist, independent, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Methodology
  • The Politics of Armageddon: Dispensationalism among Southern Baptist Ministers.
    Turner, Helen Lee, and James L. Guth (1989)
    In Ted G. Jelen (ed.) Religion and Political Behavior in the United States. New York: Praeger, pp. 187-208.

    Analyzes 1964-85 & 1986-87 survey data from Southern Baptist clergy; uses pre-, post-, & non-millenialism to create belief variables.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian, U.S.A.; Millennial; Southern Baptist; Clergy; Eschatology
  • American Religion in the Post-aquarian Age: Values and Demographic Factors in Church Growth and Decline.
    Perrin, Robin D. (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:1: 75-89.

    Presents mean member ages & number of children born to members of 14 denominations, from 1972-85 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Catholic, U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; United States; Membership; Age; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Jehovah´s Witness, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Church of God; Episcopal
  • Status Attainment and Religion: A Re-Evaluation.
    Homola, Michael, Dean Knudsen, and Harvey Marshall (1988)
    Review of Religious Research 29:3: 242-258.

    Analyzes 1972-88 National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A..) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; United States; Episcopal; Stratification; Methodist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.
  • A New Typology for Organizations: Market, Bureaucracy, Clan and Mission, with Application to American Denominations.
    Scherer, Ross P. (1988)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 27:4: 475-498.

    Examines prior studies of various denominations; focuses on the % of members adhering to the denomination of their parents, & data on pastors' views of church organization & mission.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Organization; Methodist, U.S.A.; Lutheran Church in America; Disciples of Christ; American Baptist; Southern Baptist; Catholic, U.S.A.; American Lutheran Church; Episcopal; Evangelical United Brethren, U.S.A.
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