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  • Forty Years of Religion across Borders: Twilight of a Transnational Field?
    Cook, David A. (2002)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion Across Borders: Transnational Immigrant Networks. Walnut Creek, California: Altamira, pp. 51-74.

    Based on fieldwork with members of a Latino Protestant congregation in Houston who participate in transnational networks.

    Associated Search Terms: Argentina, Mendoza; Missionary; Latino Americans; Migrant; Brethren, U.S.A.; Transnational; United States, Texas, Houston; Brethren, Argentina; Diffusion
  • On the Backroad to Heaven: Old Order Hutterites, Mennonites, Amish, and Brethren.
    Kraybill, Donald B., and Carl F. Bowman (2001)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Hutterite; Anabaptist; Mennonite; Sect; Brethren, U.S.A.; Amish
  • Iglesia Cristiana Evangélica: Arriving in the Pipeline.
    Cook, David (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.), Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 171-192.

    Account of a church organized by Argentine Plymouth Brethren immigrants to Houston in 1960.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Plymouth Brethren, U.S.A.; Argentine Americans; United States, Texas, Houston; Migrant
  • Brethren Society: The Cultural Transformation of a "Peculiar People."
    Bowman, Carl F. (1995)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Focuses on why members of the Church of the Brethren have assimilated faster into American society than the Amish, Mennonites, & other related sects.

    Associated Search Terms: Brethren, U.S.A.; Assimilation
  • 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: American Lutheran Church; Catholic, U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; Episcopal; Southern Baptist; American Baptist; Organization; Evangelical United Brethren, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Lutheran Church in America; Lutheran, Missouri Synod
  • Religion: A Persistent Institution in a Changing Appalachia.
    Photiadis, John D., and John F. Schnabel (1977)
    Review of Religious Research 19:1: 32-42.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from male household heads in West Virginia; compares fundamentalism, religiosity, & buffer-use of religion by Catholics, Methodists, & United Evangelical Brethren.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, U.S.A.; Alienation; Religiosity; Fundamentalist; Evangelical United Brethren, U.S.A.; Comfort; United States, West Virginia; Stratification; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Family Surrogates in Colonial America: The Moravian Experiment.
    Gollin, Gillian Lindt (1969)
    Journal of Marriage and Family 31:4:650-658.

    Traces the decline of the Moravian Brethren choir system that functioned in lieu of the family.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Family; Moravian, U.S.A.; Commune; Brethren, U.S.A.
  • The Plain People of Oregon.
    Barclay, Harold B. (1967)
    Review of Religious Research 8: 140-165.

    Analyzes the survival mechanisms used by the Church of God in Christ (Mennonite), Old Order Amish, Unaffiliated Conservative Amish Mennonites, & Old German Baptist Brethren.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, North America; Anabaptist; Mennonite, U.S.A.; Amish, U.S.A.; United States, Oregon; Old German Baptist Brethren, U.S.A.; Amish, Old Order, U.S.A.; Amish
  • Moravians in Two Worlds. A Study of Changing Communities.
    Gollin, Gillian Lindt (1967)
    New York: Columbia University Press.

    Historical sociology of the Moravians in Europe & America.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Pennsylvania, Bethlehem; Moravian; Germany, Herrnhut; Community study; Brethren, U.S.A.
  • The Religious Factor in Social Change. Max Weber and the Moravian Paradox.
    Gollin, Gillian Lindt (1967)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 12/23: 91-97.

    A comparative analysis of Herrnhut, the major Moravian settlement in Europe, & Bethlehem, the major American Moravian settlement.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Change; Moravian; Germany, Herrnhut; United States, Pennsylvania, Bethlehem; Brethren, U.S.A.
  • Religious Exogamy: A Study of Social Distance.
    Bealer, Robert C., Fern K. Willits, and Gerald W. Bender (1963)
    Sociology and Social Research 48:1: 69-79.

    Analyzes longitudinal data from a sample of rural Pennsylvania 1947 high school sophomores; sect-likeness did not affect religious exogamy.

    Associated Search Terms: Social distance; Evangelical United Brethren, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Catholic, U.S.A.; Rural; United States, Pennsylvania; Typology; Marriage; Greek Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Social Correlates of Religious Interest.
    Lenski, Gerhard (1953)
    American Sociological Review 18: 533-544.

    Analyzes 1941 interview data from white Protestant households of couples who had been married 1927-29, living in Indianapolis, Indiana.

    Associated Search Terms: Nazarene; Baptist, U.S.A.; Christian Science; Disciples of Christ; Episcopal; Evangelical and Reformed, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Quaker, U.S.A.; United Brethren, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.
  • A Study of the Opinions of Members of the Church of the Brethren in Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Evans, T. Quentin (1950)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Cincinnati.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio, Cincinnati; Brethren, U.S.A.
  • The Functional Development of Christian Education in the Church of the United Brethren in Christ.
    Boyer, John Neely (1947)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pittsburgh.

    Associated Search Terms: Brethren, U.S.A.; Church of the Brethren; Education; Functionalism; United Brethren, U.S.A.
  • Cultural Changes in the Church of the Brethren. A Study in Cultural Sociology.
    Dove, Frederick Denton (1932)
    Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania.

    Associated Search Terms: Brethren, U.S.A.; Change
  • The Effect of the College Experience Upon Students' Concepts of God.
    Wickenden, Arthur C. (1932)
    Journal of Religion 12:2: 242-267.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 1st & 4th year students at church & non-church colleges in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, & Minnesota. Separate data for specific denominational colleges. Shows an effect of educational challenges on belief.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregational, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; United Brethren, U.S.A.; God, concept of; Students, undergraduate; Education
  • A Study of the Social Life of the Brethren, as Depicted by the English River Congregation near South English, Keokuk County, Iowa.
    Kirkpatrick, Ellis Lore (1920)
    Unpublished M.S. thesis, University of Kansas.

    Associated Search Terms: Brethren, U.S.A.; United States, Iowa, South English; Parish
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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