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  • 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: Disciples of Christ; Southern Baptist; Christian Reformed Church; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Reformed Church in America; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Clergy; Change; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.
  • Shades of White Flight: Evangelical Congregations and Urban Departure.
    Mulder, Mark T. (2015)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    The greater autonomy & theological anti-worldliness of the Christian Reformed Church predisposed it to the trajectory of white flight in Chicago more than was the case with the Reformed Church in America.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Urban; Reformed Church in America; Polity; Christian Reformed Church; Theology
  • Public Worship and Public Engagement: Pastoral Cues within the Context of Worship Services.
    Smidt, Corwin E., and Brian Schaap (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 50:4: 441-462.

    Based on a survey of clergy of the Christian Reformed Church and the Reformed Church in America.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Homily; Christian Reformed Church; Politics, U.S.A.; Reformed Church in America
  • 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: Nazarene; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Activism; Clergy; Southern Baptist; Christian Reformed Church; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Presbyterian Church in America
  • Orthodox (Eastern Christian) Churches in the United States at the Beginning of a New Millennium: Questions of Nature, Identity, and Mission.
    Krindatch, Alexei D. (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:3: 533-563.

    Membership, parish, & monastery data, description & governance; tabular summaries of American histories of the churches. Bibliographic sources.

    Associated Search Terms: Antiochian Orthodox Christian, U.S.A.; Orthodox Church in America; Ukrainian Orthodox, U.S.A.; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Greek Orthodox, U.S.A.; Serbian Orthodox, U.S.A.; American Carpatho Russian Greek Catholic; Romanian Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • The Political Activities of Reformed Clergy in the United States and Scotland.
    Penning, James M., and Corwin E. Smidt (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:2: 204-219.

    Analyzes 1997 (U.S.A.) & '98 (Scotland) questionnaire data from clergy samples; more orthodox clergy are as politically active as modernists.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of Scotland; Politics, Great Britain; Clergy; Activism; Christian Reformed Church; Politics, U.S.A.; United States; Great Britain, Scotland; Comparative; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Reformed Church in America
  • The Real Reason One Conservative Church Grew.
    Bouma, Gary D. (1979)
    Review of Religious Research 20:2: 127-137. Reprinted 50:S: 45-52.

    Compares growth of the Christian Reformed Church & the Reformed Church in America; immigration & fertility explain the CRC's higher rate; demanding higher commitment levels helps the RCA retain members.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Reformed Church in America; Fertility; Migration; Strictness; Christian Reformed Church
  • The Influence of the Christian Church in America on Peace and War, 1914-1935.
    Walker, Paul R. (1936)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Clark University.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Christian Church in America
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