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  • Preparation in context: Comparative outcomes of alternative clergy training in the ELCA.
    Porter, Nathaniel D. (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:2: 319-338.

    analyzes data from ELCA clergy ordained 1988-2010. Those who graduated from theology schools had less staying power than those with alternative forms of preparation.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Clergy mobility; Seminary; Clergy
  • Work and Well-being in the Two-person Career: Relocation Stress and Coping among Clergy Husbands and Wives.
    Frame, Marsha Wiggins, and Constance L. Shehan (1994)
    Family Relations 43: 196-205.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Clergy spouses; Stress; Clergy mobility
  • The Relation of Pastoral Mobility to Effectiveness.
    Nauss, Allen H. (1974)
    Review of Religious Research 15:2: 80-86.

    Analyzes 1970 data from Missouri Synod Lutheran pastors ordained 4-6, 8, 16, 24, 32, & 40 years.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy mobility; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Clergy role
  • Priests and Laity: A Profession in Transition.
    Goldner, Fred H., Thomas P. Ference, and Richard R. Ritti (1973)
    Sociological Review Monograph 20: 119-137.

    Associated Search Terms: Mobility (vertical); Clergy role; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Mobility in Ministerial Career Patterns: Exploration.
    Wimberley, Ronald C. (1971)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 10:3: 249-253.

    Analyzes data from Southern Baptist pastors; shows 40% upwardly mobile, over 25% stable, & others erratic, downwardly mobile, & non-mobile; adds further analyzes with congregation & personal variables.

    Associated Search Terms: Mobility (vertical); Clergy; Southern Baptist
  • Progress of Churches and Length of Pastorates: A Study of Thirty-Six Churches from Four Different Denominations in the City of Des Moines, Iowa.
    Bauer, E. Theodore (1935)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Drake University.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Iowa, Des Moines; Clergy role; Clergy mobility; Clergy
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