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  • Rejection of Darwinian evolution among churchgoers in England: The effects of psychological type.
    Village, Andrew, and Sylvia Baker (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:3: 557-572.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from churches in England. Denomination (Church of England & Methodist versus Evangelical & Pentecostal), education, & theological education predicted acceptance of evolution.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Pentecostal, Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain; Evangelical, Great Britain; Church of England; Great Britain, England; Evolution; Education
  • Religion, sexual orienttion and the Equality Act 2010: Gay bishops in the Church of England negotiating rights against discrimination.
    Clucas, Rob (2012)
    Sociology 46:5: 936-950.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, England; Homosexuality; Church of England; Bishop; Discrimination
  • Biblical literalism: A test of the compensatory schema hypothesis among Anglicans in England.
    Village, Andrew (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:2: 175-196.

    Analyzes 2000-02 clergy survey data & 2004-07 lay member data from the Church of England. Education (inversely) rather than gender predicted literalism, even among conservatives & evangelical believers, thus not supporting the theory that literalism compensates for a lack of access to leadership positions in a church.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Church of England; Clergy; Gender; Great Britain, England; Literalism; Literalism scale
  • How Anglican clergy perceive Freemasonry: Complementary system, incompatible enemy or harmless eccentricity.
    Apsiôn, Tania, Leslie J. Francis, and Caroline Windsor (2011)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 26:2: 225-243.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Clergy; Freemasonry
  • "A Quaint and Dangerous Anachronism"? Who Supports the (Dis)establishment of the Church of England?
    Field, Clive D. (2011)
    Implicit Religion 14:3: 319-341.

    Secondary analysis of surveys, showing the matter of the (dis)establishment of the Church of England is not a pressing issue.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Church of England; State
  • Homosexuality and the Construction of "Anglican Orthodoxy": The Symbolic Politics of the Anglican Communion.
    Brittain, Christopher Craig, and Andrew McKinnon (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:3: 351-373.

    Based on open-ended interviews with leaders & activists in the controversy over homosexuality in the international Anglican Communion. The issue is symptomatic of partisan symbolism.

    Associated Search Terms: Anglican; Church of England; Episcopal; Homosexuality; Schism; Conflict
  • An anatomy of change: Profiling cohort-difference in beliefs and attitudes among Anglicans in England.
    Village, Andrew, and Leslie J. Francis (2010)
    Journal of Anglican Studies 8:1:59-81.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Great Britain, England; Change; Church of England; Clergy
  • Statistics for Evidence-based Policy in the Church of England: Predicting Diocesan Performance.
    Francis, Leslie J., Patrick Laycock, and Andrew Village (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 52:2: 207-220.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Diocese; Membership; Practice; Great Britain; Policy research
  • Work-Related Psychological Health and Psychological Type Among Church of England Clergywomen.
    Robbins, Mandy, and Leslie J. Francis (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 52:1: 57-71.

    Analyzes survey (psychological instruments) data from Church of England clergy women.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Burnout; Clergy; Mental health; Women
  • You don't Have To Go to Church to Be a Good Christian: The Implicit Religion of Rural Anglican Churchgoers Celebrating Harvest.
    Walker, David, Leslie J. Francis, and Mandy Robbins (2010)
    Implicit Religion 13:3: 319-325.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from participants in harvest festival services in the Diocese of Worcestershire.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Worcester; Implicit religion; Rural; Church of England
  • The Mind of the Anglican Clergy: Assessing Attitudes and Beliefs in the Church of England.
    Village, Andrew, and Leslie J. Francis (2009)
    Lampeter, U.K.: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Great Britain; Church of England; Clergy
  • Anglican Clergy as Victims of Routinized Violent Activities in Urban and Rural Localities.
    Downey, David, Jonathan Gabe, and Maria O'Beirne (2008)
    Sociology 42:1: 83-99.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Church of England; Violence; Great Britain; Urban/rural; Victim; Criminology
  • Rendering unto Caesar? The Politics of the Church of England Clergy Since 1980.
    Field, Clive D. (2007)
    Journal of Anglican Studies 5:1: 89-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Clergy; Church of England
  • The relationship between attitude toward prayer and professional burnout among Anglican parochial clergy England: Are praying cledrgy healthier clergy?
    Turton, Douglas W., and Leslie J. Francis (2007)
    Mental Health, Religion & Culture 10:1: 61-74.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Church of England; Burnout; Prayer; Great Britain
  • In Search of Spiritual Capital: The Spiritual as a Cultural Resource.
    Guest, Mathew (2007)
    In Kieran Flanagan and Peter C. Jupp (eds.) A Sociology of Spirituality. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 180-200.

    Based on questionnaires & inteviews with chidlren of Church of England bishops.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Cultural capital; Church of England; Socialization; Bourdieu, Pierre
  • Bishops, Wives and Children: Spiritual Capital Across the Generations.
    Guest, Mathew, and Douglas J. Davies (2007)
    Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritual capital; Socialization; Family; Church of England; Bishop
  • The Bible and Lay People: An Empirical Approach to Ordinary Hermeneutics.
    Village, Andrew (2007)
    Hampshire, England: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Wales; Education; Church of England; Literalism
  • For Church and for England: Pilgrimage without Tourism.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 1-31.

    Pilgrimage phenomena related to the commemoration of King Charles I of England.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Pilgrimage; Saints; Anglican
  • Fragmented Faith? Exposing the Fault-Lines in the Church of England.
    Francis, Leslie J., Mandy Robbins, and Jeff Astley (2005)
    Milton Keynes: Paternoster Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Great Britain
  • Factors Shaping Biblical Literalism: A Study among Anglican Laity.
    Village, Andrew (2005)
    Journal of Beliefs and Values 26:1:29-38.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Great Britain; Literalism
  • Assessing Belief about the Bible: A Study among Anglican Laity.
    Village, Andrew (2005)
    Review of Religious Research 46:3: 243-254.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from U.K. Anglicans; congregations' philosophies vary with their members' biblical literalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Great Britain; Church of England; Premarital sex; Liberal/conservative; Moral; Abortion; Homosexuality; Practice; Literalism
  • Belonging without Believing: A Study in the Social Signfiicance of Anglican Identity and Implicit Religion among 13-15 Year-old Males.
    Francis, Leslie J., and Mandy Robbins (2004)
    Implicit Religion 7:1: 37-54. Comment by Grace Davie 7:1: 55-58.

    Analyzes survey data from English & Welsh 13-15 year-old boys who believed in God, comparing those who had no religion & those who were Anglican. The 2 groups different on a number of attitude items.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Membership; Adolescents; Identity; Church of England; Great Britain
  • From England's Nazareth to Sweden's Jerusalem. Movement, (Virtual) Landscapes and Pilgrimage.
    Coleman, Simon (2004)
    In Simon Coleman and John Eade (eds.) Reframing Pilgrimage Cultures in Motion. London: Routledge, pp. 45-68..

    Focuses on pilgrims taking concerns from home to sacred places. Uses the examples of Roman & Anglo Catholics at Walsingham & Word of Life (Evangelical) Swedes at Jerusalem.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Comparative; Pentecostal, neo, Sweden; Church of England; Pilgrimage; Livets Ord, Sweden; Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • Sans l'État pas de Transmission de la Religion? Le Cas de l'Angleterre.
    Beckford, James A. (2003)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 121: 57-68.

    Pluralism in Great Britain has stretched tolerance beyond its limits; so the Church of England has an advantage.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; State; Tolerance; Church of England; Great Britain
  • Biblical Interpretation Among Church of England Lay People.
    Village, Andrew (2003)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Bristol, U.K.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Literalism; Divorce; Abortion; Great Britain; Practice; Premarital sex; Liberal/conservative; Church of England; Homosexuality
  • Assessing Ministerial Job Satisfaction: The Reliability of the Revised MJSS among Male Anglican Clergy.
    Turton, Douglas W., and Leslie J. Francis (2002)
    Review of Religious Research 44:2: 169-172.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Clergy; Job satisfaction; Ministerial Job Satisfaction Scale
  • Establishment or Disestablishment?: A Survey Among Church of England Clergy.
    Smith, Guy, Leslie J. Francis, and Mandy Robbins (2002)
    Implicit Religion 5:2: 105-120.

    Analyzes 2000 questionnaire data from 256 clergy of the Diocese of Worcester; respondents wanted the established status retained, with some alterations.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Worcester; State; Clergy; Church of England
  • The Tension between an Established Church and Equal Opportunities in Religion: The Case of Prison Chaplaincy.
    Beckford, James A. (2001)
    In Paula D. Nesbitt (ed.) Religion and Social Policy. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 39-53.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Great Britain; Pluralism; Prison chaplain
  • Are Rural Clergy in the Church of England under Greater Stress? A Study in Empirical Theology.
    Francis, Leslie J., and Christopher J.F. Rutledge (2000)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 11: 173-191.

    Associated Search Terms: Stress; Rural; Clergy; Church of England
  • The Mainline Churches as a Counterbalance to the State: The Church of England in the Thatcher Period and the Catholic Church in Poland Under the Communist Regime.
    Gilarek, Katarzyna (2000)
    In Tom Inglis, Zdzislaw Mach, and Rafal Mazanek (eds.) Religion and Politics: East-West Contrasts from Contemporary Europe. Dublin: University College Dublin Press, pp. 129-146.

    Associated Search Terms: Poland; Catholic, Poland; Politics, Great Britain; Politics, Poland; Great Britain; Church of England
  • The Influence of the Charismatic Movement on Local Church Life. A Compartive Study among Anglican Rural, Urban and Suburban Churches.
    Francis, Leslie J., David W. Lankshear, and Susan H. Jones (2000)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 15:1: 121-130.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, neo, Great Britain; Church of England; Great Britain; Comparative; Urban/rural
  • The Long Diaconate 1987-1994: Women Deacons and the Delayed Journey to Priesthood.
    Francis, Leslie J., and Mandy Robbins (1999)
    Herefordshire, Wales: Gracewing.

    Associated Search Terms: Deacon; Church of England; Women
  • Identity, Argument and Schism: Two Longitudinal Studies of the Split in the Church of England Over the Ordination of Women to the Priesthood.
    Sani, F., and S. Reicher (1999)
    Group Processes and Intergroup Relations 2:3: 279-300.

    One study is a qualitative analysis of opposed position statements, the other a quantitative scaling based on responses of activists.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Schism; Women
  • Sociology and the Church of England.
    Martin, David (1999)
    In Liliane Voyé and Jaak Billiet (eds.) Sociology and Religions: an Ambiguous Relationship / Sociologie et religions: des relations ambiguës. Leuven: Leuven University Press, pp. 131-138.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Sociology of religion; Great Britain
  • Rational Choice Theory and Prison Chaplaincy. The Chaplain's Dilemma.
    Beckford, James A. (1999)
    British Journal of Sociology 50:4: 671-685.

    The established church in England does not suppress minority practice but, in the case of the prison chaplaincy, helps promote it, contrary to what rational choice theory would predict.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Rational choice theory; Prison chaplain
  • Religion in English Everyday Life: An Ethnographic Approach.
    Jenkins, Timothy (1999)
    New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books.

    2 case studies showing religion ordering everyday life. One case is a country parish of the Church of England, the other an annual procession in Bristol.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Church of England; Feast; Great Britain, Comberton; Great Britain, Bristol; Everyday life; Parish
  • Urban Problems and Policy: An Anglican Case Study.
    Howes, Graham (1998)
    Social Compass 45:1: 43-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Social problem; Church of England; Urban
  • A Different Voice: A Different View.
    Robbins, Mandy (1998)
    Review of Religious Research 40:1: 75-80.

    British Anglican clergy women saw female clergy collectively having different but not superior gifts compared to their male counterparts.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Great Britain; Women; Clergy
  • Ethnic and Religious Diversity among Prisoners: The Politics of Prison Chaplaincy.
    Beckford, James A. (1998)
    Social Compass 45:2: 265-277.

    Associated Search Terms: Prison chaplain; Great Britain; Pluralism; Church of England
  • Religion in Prison: "Equal Rites" in a Multi-Faith Society.
    Beckford, James A., and Sophie Gilliat (1998)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Tensions between Anglicans & other religions in Britain's prison chaplaincy; makes comparisons with the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Prison chaplain; Church of England; Pluralism; Comparative
  • Organizing God's Work.
    Harris, Margaret (1998)
    New York: St. Martin's Press.

    Studies the role of 4 parishes in delivering social services in Britain.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Afro-Caribbean British; Jewish, Great Britain; Church of England; Pentecostal, Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain; Charities; Great Britain; Organization
  • Clergy Activities and Attitudes in the Church in Wales.
    Harris, Christopher C., and Richard Startup (1996)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 7: 109-126.

    Based on 1990 questionnaire data from Anglican clergy in Wales.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Wales; Church of England; Clergy
  • The Church of England and other Faith Communities in a Multi-faith Society.
    Beckford, James A., and Sophie Gilliat (1995)
    World Faith Encounter 10: 59-64.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Great Britain; Pluralism
  • Believing and Belonging: Religion in Rural England.
    Winter, Michael, and Christopher Short (1993)
    British Journal of Sociology 44:4: 635-651.

    Analyzes survey data from rural England; finds high levels of belief & sense of belongingness to the Church of England, despite low levels of practice.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Practice; Great Britain, England; Belief; Rural; Membership
  • Addressing God as Ruler: Prayer and Petition.
    Nicolls, David (1993)
    British Journal of Sociology 44:1: 125-141.

    Notes parallels between petitionary prayer & civil petition, with particular focus on the Anglican liturgy.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Saints; Petition; Church of England; Prayer
  • The Non-emergence of the Civic Church in English New Towns.
    Hill, Colin (1992)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Twentieth-Century World Religious Movement sin Neo-Weberian Perspective. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen, pp. 247-264.

    1970s surveys from Anglican laity & interviews with leaders suggest a typology of parishes. Notes the impact of the new Town context on parishes.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Parish; Great Britain, England; Church of England; Urban; Privatization
  • Discourse on Women in the Clerical Profession: The Diaconate and Language-Games in the Church of England.
    Aldridge, Alan (1992)
    Sociology 26:1: 45-57.

    For clergy opposed to ordaining women, deaconess ordinations confirmed a subordinate female status; for the women, it involved a discourse of criticism of their exclusion from the priesthood.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Church of England; Language game; Deaconess
  • Individual and Community in Religious Critiques of the Enterprise Culture.
    Thompson, Kenneth A. (1992)
    In Paul Heelas and Paul Morris (eds.) Religion and the Values of the Enterprise Culture. London: Unwin Hyman, pp. 253-275.

    The imposition of capitalist ethics from above in Britain by the Thatcher regime generated popular resistance, & resistance in the Church of England.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Politics, Great Britain; Economic; Great Britain; Individualism
  • Sociology and Liturgy. Re-Presentations of the Holy.
    Flanagan, Kieran (1991)
    New York: St. Martin's Press.

    Based on an examination of Anglican & Catholic liturgies; argues that the modernization of ritual undermines its success in separating out the holy. Develops a dramaturgical consideration of ritual.

    Associated Search Terms: Sacred; Hermeneutic; Phenomenology; Dramaturgy; Catholic; Ritual; Church of England
  • Transgressing the Boundary between the Sacred and the Secular/Profane: A Durkheimian Perspective on a Public Controversy.
    Thompson, Kenneth A. (1991)
    Sociological Analysis 52:3: 277-291.

    Discussion of data supplied by the Church of England & of letters sent to the Bishop of Durham.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Politics, Great Britain; Sacred; Church of England
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