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  • The golden rule theory: The nature of clergy influence on congregational political tolerance.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Brian R. Calfano (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and Political Tolerance in America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 34-50.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Tolerance; Clergy influence
  • The effects of descriptive associational leadership in civic engagement: The case of clergy and gender in Protestant denominations.
    Djupe, Paul A. (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 497-514

    Analyzes 2011 U.S. Congregational Life Study data. The effect of female clergy on female congregants' congregational & political participation is small.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy influence; Women; Clergy; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The effect of religious-based mentoring on educational attainment: More than just a spiritual high?
    Erickson, Lance D., and James W. Phillips (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 568-587.

    Analyzes 1994-2008 National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (U.S.A.) interview data. Religious youth are more likely to complete high school & enroll in college, net of other factors. Informal mentoring, especially by religious figures, plays an important role in college enrollment.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Education; Clergy influence; Mentor
  • Politics in the Parish. The Political Infuence of Catholic Priests.
    Smith, Gregory Allen (2008)
    Washington: Georgetown University Press.

    Analyzes 1980s & 2004 questionnaire & interview data from American Catholic parishes & their clergy. Content anaysis of Parish bulletins. Findings show null political influence by clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Clergy influence; Catholic, U.S.A.; Clergy; Content analysis
  • The Priest as Agent of Secularization in Rural Spain.
    Brandes, Stanley (1976)
    In Joseph B. Aceves (ed.) Economic Transformations and Steady State Values. Flushing, New York: Queen's College Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Spain; Spain; Secularization; Rural; Clergy influence
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