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  • Civil religious contention in Cairo, Illinois: priestly and prophetic ideologeis in a "northern" civil rights struggle.
    Reed, Jean-Pierre, Rhys H. Williams, and Kathryn B. Ward (2016)
    Theory and Society 45:1: 25-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Prophetic-priestly; Civil religion; Civil rights movement; United States, Illinois, Cairo
  • Prophetic Politics. Christian Social Movements and American Democracy.
    Gutterman, David S. (2005)
    Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Revival; King, Martin Luther; Sojourners; Civil rights movement; Politics, U.S.A.; Call to Renewal; Revivalism; Sunday, Billy; Prophecy; Narrative; Social movement; Promise Keepers
  • Linking Beliefs to Collective Action: Politicized Religious Beliefs and the Civil Rights Movement.
    Williams, Johnny E. (2002)
    Sociological Forum 17:2: 203-222.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Civil rights movement; Social movement
  • Upon this rock: The Black church, nonviolence, and the civil rights movement.
    Calhoun-Brown, Allison (2000)
    PS: Political Science and Politics 33:2: 169-174.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Civil rights movement; African Americans
  • Power in the Margins: Gendered Organizational Effects on Religious Activism.
    Stalp, Maryeth, and Bill Winders (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 42:1: 41-60.

    Clergy faced behind-the-scenes opposition to their activism from the bishop while sisters received support from their superior. The gendered differences between public leadership & private work help explain the difference.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil rights movement; United States, Illinois, Cairo; Activism; Clergy; Sisters; Women; Catholic, U.S.A.; Orders/congregations
  • 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 Black Church in the Civil Rights Movement: The SCLC as the Decentralized, Radical Arm of the Black Church.
    Morris, Aldon (1996)
    In Christian Smith (ed.) Disruptive Religion. The Force of Faith in Social Movement Activism. New York: Routledge, pp. 29-46.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Social movement; Civil rights movement; African Americans
  • The Role of the Black Church in Black Civil Rights Movements.
    Johnson, Stephen D. (1986)
    In Stephen D. Johnson and Joseph B. Tamney (eds.), The Political Role of Religion in the United States. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, pp. 13-38.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Civil rights movement
  • Leadership in Voluntary Organizations: The Controversy over Social Action in Protestant Churches.
    Wood, James R. (1981)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Analyzes 1973 questionnaire data from members of mainline Protestant denominational congregations in Indianapolis, Indiana.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Civil rights movement; Organization; United States, Indiana, Indianapolis; Authority
  • The Civil Rights Movement and the Clergy in a Southern Community.
    Ammerman, Nancy T. (1981)
    Sociological Analysis 41:4: 339-350.

    Analysis of 1976-77 interviews with 72 white clergy in Tuscaloosa; localism varied inverse with civil rights activity.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Alabama, Tuscaloosa; Localism; Community study; Civil rights movement; Clergy; Activism
  • Segregationist Violence and Civil Rights Movements in Tuscaloosa.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (1980)
    Washington: University Press of America.

    Historical sociology, up to 1976; one chapter focuses on the racial integration of the Tuscaloosa, Alabama, churches.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Alabama, Tuscaloosa; Community study; Civil rights movement; Conflict; Integration (racial); African Americans
  • The Role of Theology among other "Belief" Variables for Clergy Civil Rights Activists.
    Tygart, Clarence E. (1977)
    Review of Religious Research 18:3: 271-278.

    Analyzes 1972 questionnaire data from American mainstream Protestant clergy; shows theology affects civil rights activism indirectly.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Belief; Civil rights movement; Activism
  • Black Religion as BOTH Opiate and Inspiration of Civil Rights Militance: Putting Marx's Data to the Test.
    Hunt, Larry L., and Janet G. Hunt (1977)
    Social Forces 56:1: 1-14.

    Secondary analysis of G. Marx's 1964 interview data from African American urban adults; after controls, civil rights militance no longer correlated inversely with church attendance & orthodoxy, but did so with sect-like religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Typology; Activism; Practice; Fundamentalist; African Americans; Civil rights movement
  • Religious Affiliation and Militancy among Urban Blacks: Some Catholic/Protestant Comparisons.
    Hunt, Larry L., and Janet G. Hunt (1977)
    Social Science Quarterly 57: 821-833.

    Analyzes 1964 interview data from African Americans in most regions of the United States.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Civil rights movement; African Americans; Activism
  • Localism, Southern Culture, and the Role of Clergymen in the Civil Rights Movement in a Southern Community.
    Ammerman, Nancy T. (1977)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Louisville.

    Analyzes 1976-77 interviews from 72 white clergy in Tuscaloosa; localism varied inversely with civil rights activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Clergy; Civil rights movement; Community study; Localism; United States, Alabama, Tuscaloosa
  • Legitimate Control and "Organizational Transcendence."
    Wood, James R. (1975)
    Social Forces 54:1: 199-211.

    Organizational transcendence (an entity pursuing goals not appreciated by its members) in white mainline Protestant churches in Indianapolis responding to African Americans' demands; legitimate vs. informal control furthered organizational transcendence.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Authority; United States, Indiana, Indianapolis; Civil rights movement
  • Black Religion's Promethean Motif: Orthodoxy and Militancy.
    Nelsen, Hart M., Thomas W. Madron, and Raytha L. Yokley (1975)
    American Journal of Sociology 81: 139-146.

    Reanalyzes Gary Marx's data; finds no significant relationship of blacks' militancy to religiosity. Analyzes 1970-71 interview data from Bowling green, Kentucky; shows orthodoxy correlated with & sectarianism inversely with militancy.

    Associated Search Terms: Sectarianism; United States, Kentucky, Bowling Green; Civil rights movement; African Americans
  • The Prophetic Clergy. Social Activism Among Protestant Ministers.
    Quinley, Harold E. (1974)
    New York: Wiley.

    Analyzes 1968 interview data from Protestant clergy in California.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Clergy; Southern Baptist; Lutheran Church in America; Episcopal; American Lutheran Church; Labor; Civil rights movement; United States, California; United Methodist; Mexican Americans; American Baptist
  • Religiosity of Black Americans: Religious Ideology, Institutional Completeness, and Civil Rights.
    Nelsen, Hart M. (1972)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Vanderbilt University.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Civil rights movement; African Americans
  • Personal Commitment and Organizational Constraint: Church Officials and Racial Integration.
    Wood, James R. (1972)
    Sociological Analysis 33:3: 142-151.

    Examines organizational features that protect Civil Rights Movement clergy participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Organization; Activism; Civil rights movement
  • High School Influence on Social-class Attitudes.
    Fichter, Joseph H. (1972)
    Sociological Analysis 33:4: 246-252.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Justice; Students, secondary; Prejudice, racial; Civil rights movement; Stratification; Education
  • Unanticipated Consequences of Organizational Coalitions: Ecumenical Cooperation and Civil Rights Policy.
    Wood, James R. (1971)
    Social Forces 50: 512-521.

    Notes that denominations in the National (U.S.A.) Council of Churches experienced unanticipated involvement in the civil rights movement, sometimes at great cost, especially if regionally centered in the American South.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; National Council of Churches; Civil rights movement; United States, regions
  • Clergy Involvement in Civil Rights.
    Hadden, Jeffrey K. (1970)
    The Annals 387: 118-127.

    Overview of the survey literature & findings, including data reported in Hadden, The Gathering Storm in the Churches (1969).

    Associated Search Terms: Civil rights movement; Activism; Clergy
  • Religiosity and Civil Rights Militancy.
    Eckhardt, Kenneth W. (1970)
    Review of Religious Research 11:3: 197-203.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from students at 9 Midwest American private colleges; shows an inverse relationship between religiosity & support for the civil rights movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil rights movement; Religiosity; Students, undergraduate
  • Civil Rights Attitudes of Rural and Urban Presbyterians.
    Nelsen, Hart M., and Raytha L. Yokley (1970)
    Rural Sociology 35:2: 161-174.

    Analyzes 1967 questionnaire data from ministers & elders from 151 presbyteries.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban/rural; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Civil rights movement
  • Presbyterians, Civil Rights and Church Pronoucements.
    Nelsen, Hart M., and Raytha L. Yokley (1970)
    Review of Religious Research 12:1: 43-50.

    Analyzes the civil rights attitudes of an American sample of church elders.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil rights movement; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
  • Protest and Prejudice: A Study of Belief in the Black Community.
    Marx, Gary T. (1969)
    New York: Harper & Row.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil rights movement; African Americans
  • The Catholic Church and the Negro.
    Lamanna, Richard A., and J.J.Coakley (1969)
    In Philip Gleason (ed.) Contemporary Catholicism in the United States. Notre Dame: University of Notre dame Press, pp. 147-194.

    Reviews previously published data.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Civil rights movement; African Americans
  • The Gathering Storm in the Churches. A Sociologist Looks at the Widening Gap between Clergy and Laymen.
    Hadden, Jeffrey K. (1969)
    Garden City, New York: Doubleday.

    Analyzes 1965 questionnaire data from American clergy in 6 denominations; focuses on beliefs & attitudes toward the civil rights movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Episcopal; Civil rights movement; Clergy; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United Methodist; American Baptist; American Lutheran Church; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Conflict
  • Religious Affiliation, Church Attendance, Religious Education and Student Attitudes toward Race.
    Burnham, Kenneth E., John F. Connors, III, and Richard C. Leonard (1969)
    Sociological Analysis 30:4: 235-244.

    Studies students in 4 colleges in Philadelphia: Catholics were least tolerance, the non-religious most, followed by Jews & Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Jewish, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; Prejudice, racial; Students, undergraduate; Catholic, U.S.A.; Sex; Atheist, U.S.A.; Quaker, U.S.A.; Civil rights movement; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Violence and Messianism among Black Americans.
    Tamney, Joseph B., and John Rasmann (1968)
    Concilium 4: 65-69.

    Based on interviews in a low-income urban area. Discusses religion, especially messianic, in African American movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Messian; African Americans; Civil rights movement
  • The Edge of the Ghetto. A Study of Church Involvement in Community Organization.
    Fish, John, Gordon Nelson, Walter Stuhr, and Lawrence Witmer (1968)
    New York: Seabury.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil rights movement; Community organization; Activism; United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • Parishioners' Attitudes towards Issues in the Civil Rights Movement.
    Fukuyama, Yoshio (1968)
    Sociological Analysis 29:2: 94-103.

    Based on 1964-65 United Church of Christ data; white & African Americans differed in perception of clergy roles as well as in their view of the civil rights movement; the church served a social protest purpose through part of a largely white denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; United Church of Christ; Civil rights movement; Clergy role
  • A Study of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
    Reagin, Ewell (1968)
    Review of Religious Research 9:2: 88-96.

    Participant observation study of a 1965-66 S.C.L.C. initiative in Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Civil rights movement; African Americans; Southern Christian Leadership Conference
  • Ideological Conflict between Protestant Clergy and Laity on Civil Rights.
    Hadden, Jeffrey K. (1968)
    Social Science Quarterly 49:3: 674-683. Comment by Louis Schneider 49: 925-927.

    Analyzes 1965 questionnaire data from clergy of major Protestant denominations & 1967 National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A.) interview data from white Americans; clergy were more favorable to civil rights than laity, who opposed clergy activism.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Clergy; Civil rights movement; Protestant, U.S.A.; Prejudice, racial
  • Religion: Opiate or Inspiration of Civil Rights Militancy among Negroes.
    Marx, Gary T. (1967)
    American Sociological Review 32:1: 64-72.

    Analyzes 1964 interview data from African Americans living in metropolitan areas; shows religion inhibiting civil rights militancy in general but inspiring it in many instances.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil rights movement; African Americans
  • Social Structure and Civil Rights Involvement: A Case Study of Protestant Ministers.
    Hadden, Jeffrey K., and Raymond C. Rymph (1966)
    Social Forces 45:1: 51-61.

    Focuses on Protestant clergy participants in an urban training program, most of whom joined a civil rights demonstration; those who chose to be arrested were not directly answerable to all white congregations or unsympathetic church authorities.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Civil rights movement; Activism
  • The Negro Church and the Movement for Equality.
    Bloom, Jack (1966)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of California at Berkeley.

    A study in Richmond, California; shows only a small percentage of African American clergy actively concerned with the civil rights movement.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, Richmond; African Americans; Clergy; Civil rights movement
  • The Marching Ministers.
    Hadden, Jeffrey K., and Raymond C. Rymph (1966)
    Transaction 3:6: 38-41.

    Examines 48 clergy in a training workshop, most of whom joined an anti-segregation demonstration in Chicago that ended in violent conflict with police; not all were free to continue their participation to the point of arrest because of cross-pressures.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil rights movement; Clergy; Activism; United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • Religious Roots of Negro Protest.
    Lee, Carleton L. (1964)
    In Arnold M. Rose (ed.) Assuring Freedom to the Free. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne state University Press, pp. 45-71.

    Provides a general overview.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Civil rights movement
  • The Churches and Protest Movements for Racial Justice.
    McCoy, Charles S. (1964)
    In Robert Lee and Martin E. Marty (eds.) Religion and Social Conflict. New York: Oxford University Press.

    Churches that have societal aims face ambiguity during controversy & at best provide frameworks for meaning, while sects can better identify with a subcommunity & its needs.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil rights movement; Typology; Conflict
  • Militant and Conservative Community Leadership among Negro Clergymen.
    Johnstone, Ronald L. (1963)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Michigan. [DA 25:3, p. 2099]

    Analyzes interview data in Detroit; shows a small percentage of African American clergy actively involved in the civil rights movement.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Politics, U.S.A.; Civil rights movement; Clergy; African Americans
  • Christians in Racial Crisis: A Study of Little Rock's Ministry.
    Campbell, Ernest Q., and Thomas F. Pettigrew (1959)
    Washington: Public Affairs Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Integration (racial); Civil rights movement; United States, Arkansas, Little Rock
  • Racial and Moral Crisis:The Role of Little Rock Ministers.
    Campbell, Ernest Q., and Thomas F. Pettigrew (1959)
    American Journal of Sociology 64: 509-516. [Also in Richard D. Knudten (ed.), The Sociology of Religion. An Anthology (New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1967), pp. 228-239]

    Analyzes interview data from clergy in Little Rock, Arkansas, during the 1957 school racial integration crisis there.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Arkansas, Little Rock; Civil rights movement; Clergy; Integration (racial)
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