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  • Theology matters: Comparing the traits of growing and declining mainline Protestant church attendees and clergy.
    Haskell, David Millard, Kevin N. Flatt, and Stephanie Burgoyne (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:4: 515-541.

    Analyzes Ontario survey data from Anglican, Lutheran, Presbyterian, & United Church of Canada congregations & clergy. Theological conservatism predicted growth, as opposed to decline.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Canada, Ontario; Conservative, Canada; Membership; Protestant, Canada
  • Interrogatng and constructing the "authentic" Roman Catholic Church: Feminist perspectives among Canadian women religious.
    Gervais, Christine, and Claire Turenne Sjolander (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:3: 365-396.

    Based on 2008-11 field work, interviews, & questionnaire data from current & former sisters in Ontario. Respondents constructed "church" often from a feminist & social justice orientation rather than the official hierarchical one.

    Associated Search Terms: Justice; Feminism; Ex-sisters; Canada, Ontario; Orders/congregations; Sisters; Social construction of reality; Women; Catholic, Canada; Authenticity
  • The Politics of Evangelical Identity. Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada.
    Bean, Lydia (2014)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Politics, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Hamilton; Evangelical, Canada; Participant observation; United States, New York, Buffalo; Politics, U.S.A.; Comparative; Congregation
  • Are there Catholic school effects in Ontario, Canada?
    Davies, Scott (2013)
    European Sociological Review 29:4: 871-883.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario; Education; Catholic, Canada
  • Canadian women religious' negotiation of feminism and Catholicism.
    Gervais, Christine L.M. (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:4: 384-410.

    Based on interviews with 26 women religious from 8 religious communities in Ontario; describes a loyal opposition to a patriarchal church.

    Associated Search Terms: Sisters; Orders/congregations; Feminism; Catholic, Canada; Canada, Ontario
  • Chiesa e immigrati nel Nord America: il caso dell'Ontario.
    Sanfilippo, Matteo (2011)
    Studi emigrazione 184: 564-589.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario; Migrant; Catholic, Canada; Italian Canadians
  • Alternative altars: Beyond patriarachy and priesthood and towards inclusive spirtuality, governance and activism among Catholic women religious in Ontario.
    Gervais, Christine (2011)
    Canadian Woman Studies 29:1/2: 8-15.

    Associated Search Terms: Orders/congregations; Women; Patriarchy; Catholic, Canada; Canada, Ontario; Activism; Sisters
  • Cambodian Refugees in Ontario. Resettlement, Religion, and Identity.
    McLellan, Janet (2009)
    Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario; Cambodian Canadians; Migrant; Identity
  • Defending the Faith: Easter Sermon Reaction to Pop Culture Discourses.
    Haskell, David Millard, Kenneth Paradis, and Stephanie Burgoyne (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 50:2: 139-156.

    Examines English-language Easter sermons in southwestern Ontario when books about Jesus were in the popular media.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario; Homily; Popular culture
  • Back to School: Jewish Day School in the Lives of Adult Jews.
    Pomson, Alex, and Randal F. Schnoor (2008)
    Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press.

    Parents' involvement in Judaism increases when their children enroll in Jewish day schools.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Canada; Participant observation; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Education
  • Themes and Issues in the Study of North American Buddhists and Buddhism.
    McLellan, Janet (2008)
    In Paul David Numrich (ed.) North American Buddhists in Social Context. Leiden: Brill, pp. 19-49.

    Descriptive essay, focusing on Buddhist organizations in Toronto.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Generations; Migrant; Buddhist, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • The Education-Contingent Association between Religiosity and Health: The Differential Effects of Self-Esteem and the Sense of Mastery.
    Schieman, Scott (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:4: 710-724.

    Analyzes 1990-91 interview data from Toronto residents aged 18-55 who were fluent in English; the association between religiosity & mental health is enhanced by education & self-esteem but lessened by a sense of mastery.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Depression; Health; Mental health; Alcohol; Religiosity
  • 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: Spiritual Baptist, Canada; Spiritual Baptist, Trinidad; Feminist theory; Caribbean Canadians; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Participant observation; Church mother; Syncretism; Trinidad and Tobago; Women; Ritual
  • Buddhism in the Greater Toronto Area: The Politics of Recognition.
    McLellan, Janet (2006)
    Journal of International Migration and Integration 6: 235-253.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Buddhist, Canada; Politics, Canada
  • Being Gay and Jewish: Negotiating Intersecting Identities.
    Schnoor, Randal F. (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:1: 43-60.

    Based on interviews with 30 gay Jewish men in Toronto.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Homosexuality; Jewish
  • Adventure and Atrophy in a Charismatic Movement: Returning to the 'Toronto Blessing.'
    Percy, Martyn (2005)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 20:1: 71-90.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Pentecostal, Canada; Vineyard Churches
  • Cambodian Refugees in Ontario: Religious Identities, Social Cohesion and Transnational Linkages.
    McLellan, Janet (2004)
    Canadian Ethnic Studies 36: 101-118.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario; Cambodian Canadians; Identity; Transnational
  • Finding One's Place: Ethnic Identity Construction among Gay Jewish Men.
    Schnoor, Randal F. (2003)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, McGill University.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Jewish, Canada; Identity; Ethnic; Homosexuality
  • Main Street Mystics: The Toronto Blessing and Reviving Pentecostalism.
    Poloma, Margaret M. (2003)
    Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Glossolalia; Liminality; Participant observation; Experiential dimension; Healing; Vineyard Churches; Prophecy; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Mysticism; Toronto Blessing; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Pentecostal, neo, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • A Longitudinal Study of Religious Doubts in High School and Beyond: Relationships, Stability, and Searching for Answers.
    Hunsberger, Bruce E., Michael Pratt, and S. Mark Pancer (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:2: 255-266.

    1997 & '99 longitudinal survey study of Ontario '97 high school seniors; moderate doubt was common. Greater doubt was related to problematic family contexts. Doubt was related to practice.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Canada, Ontario; Adolescents; Longitudinal; Students, secondary; Doubt
  • Separate and Peculiar: Old Order Mennonite Life in Ontario, 2nd ed.
    Horst, Isaac R. (2001)
    Scottdale, Pennsylvania: Herald Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Waterloo; Mennonite, Canada; Community study
  • Comparing neighbors: Social service provision by religious congregations in Ontario and the United States.
    Cnaan, Ram A., and Femida Handy (2000)
    American Review of Canadian Studies 30:4: 521-543.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Comparative; Canada, Ontario; Social services; Congregation
  • Many Petals of the Lotus: Five Asian Buddhist Communities in Toronto.
    McLellan, Janet (1999)
    Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Chinese Canadians; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Ethnic; Japanese Canadians; Cambodian Canadians; Community study; Buddhist, Canada; Vietnamese Canadians; Tibetan Canadians
  • Buddhist Identities in Toronto: The Interplay of Local, National and Global Contexts.
    McLellan, Janet (1998)
    Social Compass 45:2: 227-245.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Identity; Adaptation; Migrant
  • The "Toronto Blessing": A Holistic Model of Healing.
    Poloma, Margaret M., and Lynette F. Hoelter (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:2: 257-272.

    Develops a typology of healing from 1995 survey data from a Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship workshop; spiritual healing was one type.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Healing; Pentecostal, Canada; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship
  • The 'Toronto Blessing': Charisma, Institutionalization, and Revival.
    Poloma, Margaret M. (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:2: 257-271.

    Interprets observation data on the Toronto Blessing in terms of O'Dea's 5 dilemmas of institutionalization.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Routinization; Institutionalization; Pentecostal, Canada; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • The Toronto Blessing: Charismatic Evangelical Global Warming.
    Richter, Philip J. (1997)
    In Stephen Hunt, Malcolm Hamilton, and Tony Walter (eds.) Charismatic Christianity. Sociological Perspectives. New York: St. Martin's; London: Macmillan, pp. 97-119.

    Overview of the "Toronto Blessing" phenomenon & description of pilgrimage to it.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Pentecostal, neo, Canada; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship
  • Charismatic Mysticism--A Sociological Analysis of the "Toronto Blessing."
    Richter, Philip J. (1996)
    In Stanley E. Porter (ed.) The Nature of Religious Language: A Colloquium. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Glossolalia; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Pentecostal, neo, Canada
  • "God Is Not a Gentleman!" The Sociology of the Toronto Blessing.
    Richter, Philip J. (1995)
    In Stanley E. Porter and Philip J. Richter (eds.) The Toronto Blessing--or Is It? London: Darton, Longman & Todd, pp. 4-36.

    Associated Search Terms: Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Pentecostal, neo, Canada
  • "The Toronto Blessing": A Rumour of Angels?
    Hunt, Stephen (1995)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 10:3: 257-271.

    Associated Search Terms: Airport Vineyard Church; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Pentecostal, neo, Canada
  • Religious Involvement among Unmarried Adolescent Mothers: A Source of Emotional Support?
    Sorenson, Ann Marie, Carl F. Grinstaff, and R. Jay Turner (1995)
    Sociology of Religion 56:1: 71-81.

    Analyzes 1984-86 interview data from young unmarried mothers in southwest Ontario; religious involvement was related to depression scores.

    Associated Search Terms: Mother, unmarried; Depression; Canada, Ontario; Mental health; Adolescents
  • Awaiting the Millennium: The Children of Peace and the Village of Hope, 1812-1889.
    Schrauwers, Albert (1993)
    Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Quaker, Canada; Community study; Historical; Canada, Ontario, Sharon; Millenarian; Children of Peace
  • Many Petals of the Lotus: Redefinitions of Buddhist Identity in Toronto.
    McLellan, Janet (1993)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, York University. [DA 55:9 A, p. 1]

    Associated Search Terms: Japanese Canadians; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Buddhist, Canada; Identity; Vietnamese Canadians; Ethnic
  • The Waterloo Mennonites: A Community in Paradox.
    Fretz, J. Winfield (1989)
    Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Waterloo
  • Catholics Against the Church. Anti-Abortion Protest in Toronto, 1969-1985.
    Cuneo, Micahel W. (1989)
    Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Catholic, Canada; Social movement; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • Catholics Against the Church: Anti-Abortion Protest in Toronto, 1969-1985.
    Cuneo, Michael W. (1988)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Toronto.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Abortion
  • Religious Community and Individualism: Conceptual Adaptations by one Group of Mennonites.
    Smucker, Joseph (1986)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 25:3: 373-291.

    Focuses on the adaptation by rural-to-urban Mennonite migrants in an Ontario city.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, Canada; Canada, Ontario; Migrant; Individualism; Adaptation
  • Anglitrends. A Profile and Prognosis.
    Bibby, Reginald W. (1986)
    Toronto: Incorporated Synod of the Diocese of Toronto.

    Based on 1985 questionnaire data from a sample of the Diocese of Toronto.

    Associated Search Terms: Anglican Church of Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • Praising the Lord and Penetrating the Community: Transition and Dual Leadership Functions in a Contemporary Hebrew Christian Group.
    Kohn, Rachel L.E. (1984)
    Sociological Analysis 45:1: 29-40.

    Based on 1981-82 field work with the Hamilton Friends of Israel, in Hamilton, Ontario.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Hamilton; Hebrew Christian, Hamilton Friends of Israel; Social movement; Leadership
  • Ontario Loyalism. A Socio-religious Ideology in Decline.
    Cheal, David J. (1981)
    Canadian Ethnic Studies 13: 40-51.

    Analyzes 1968 survey data from English-speaking Protestants in Ontario; shows religious beliefs related to "loyalist" positions (favoring the British crown & opposing Quebec separatism) for only the older age groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Legitimation; Politics, Canada; Protestant, Canada; Canada, Ontario
  • Religious Affiliation and Adolescent Drinking.
    Schlegel, Ronald P., and Margaret D. Sanborn (1979)
    Journal of Studies on Alcohol 40:7: 693-703.

    Analyzes 1974 questionnaire data from high school students in southern Ontario; non-churchgoers drank most, fundamentalist attenders least, & Catholic & liberal protestant attenders in between.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Catholic, Canada; Canada, Ontario; Fundamentalist, Canada; Protestant, Canada; Alcohol
  • Authority, Conflict and Integration: The Catholic Charismatic Renewal Movement and the Roman Catholic Church.
    Scorsone, Suzanne Rozell (1979)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Toronto. [DA 40:12 A, p. 6338]

    Compares the Community of God's Love (Rutherford, N.J.) & the World of community (Ann Arbor, MI). The latter was in conflict with church authority; its Toronto branch had minimal influence.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Toronto; United States, Michigan, Ann Arbor; United States, New Jersey, Rutherford; Pentecostal, Catholic, Canada; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Premarital Sexual Attitudes and Behavior.
    Hornick, Joseph P. (1978)
    Sociological Quarterly 19:4: 534-544.

    Analyzes 1972 questionnaire data from high school & university students in South Central Ontario; religiosity & religious membership related inversely with sexual permissiveness in a path model.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario; Students, undergraduate; Students, secondary; Sexual activity; Sexual attitudes
  • The Precipitous Path: Studies in Political Sects.
    O'Toole, Roger (1977)
    Toronto: Peter Martin.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Canada; Sect; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • Spanning the Generations: A Study in Jewish Identity.
    Kallen, Evelyn (Latowsky) (1977)
    Don Mills, Ontario: Longman Canada.

    Analyzes data from adult members of 3 north Toronto synagogues, based on 1966-69 field work & telephone survey data, & 1970-72 questionnaire data from Jewish youth in Toronto.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Jewish, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • Synagogues in Transition: Religious Revival or Ethnic Survival?
    Kallen, Evelyn (Latowsky) (1976)
    In Stewart Crysdale and Les Wheatcroft (eds.) Religion in Canadian Society. Toronto: Macmillan, pp. 278-288.

    Extract from the 1969 dissertation by Evelyn Latowsky (Kallen).

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Jewish, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • The Roman Catholic Clerical Exodus: A Study of Role-Adaptation and Organizational Change.
    Newson, Janice Angela (1976)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Toronto.

    Compares 36 resignees & 37 non-resignees from the Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto.

    Associated Search Terms: Ex-clergy; Catholic, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • Social Change, Belief, and Pentecostalism in the Roman Catholic Church.
    Griffin, Ronald J. (1976)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, York University. [National Library of Canada, Canadian Theses on Microfiche #26628]

    Analyzes 1975 questionnaire data from prayer groups in Saskatoon & Toronto, with control groups from nearby parishes; predicts movement membership from belief, background, & other variables.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, Canada; Change; Belief; Canada, Saskatchewan, Saskatoon; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • A Model of Change of Religious Affiliation.
    Wallace, Ruth A. (1975)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 14:4: 345-355.

    Analyzes data from enrollees in a Catholic convert course in Toronto, 1958-65; shows current & intended spouses of Catholics tend to convert when they lack 2 out of: life experience consistency, social awards, religious solidarity, personal influence.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Deprivation; Catholic, Canada; Conversion
  • Protestant and Catholic Couples who have Chosen Vasectomy.
    Grindstaff, Carl F., and G. Edward Ebanks (1975)
    Sociological Analysis 36:1: 29-42.

    Analyzes 1970 questionnaire data from patients who had vasectomies in London, Ontario, 1966-69.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Moral; Catholic, Canada; Vasectomy; Canada, Ontario, London; Protestant, Canada
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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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