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  • From Celibate Catholic Priest to Married Protestant Minister. Shepherding in Greener Pastures.
    Fichter, Stephen Joseph (2015)
    Lanham, Maryland: Lexington.

    Based on interviews with former Catholic priests in the U.S.A. who became pastors in Protestant churches, most in the Episcopal church but some in the Evangelical Lutheran & United churches. For most, celibacy had been a burden.

    Associated Search Terms: Role exit; Clergy; Role strain; Episcopal; Conversion; Clergy spouses; Celibacy; Vocation; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Models of Clergy Spouse Involvement in Protestant Christian Congregations.
    Johnson, Lenore M. Knight (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:1: 19-44.

    Develops 3 models of clergy spouses' involvement in the clergy's congregations, based on in-depth interviews: partnership, layperson, independent.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy spouses
  • Understanding Stress and Quality of Life for Clergy and Clergy Spouses.
    Darling, Carol A., E. Wayne Hill, and Lenore M. McWey (2004)
    Stress and Health 20: 261-277.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Stress; Clergy spouses
  • Has the Silence been Shattered or Does a Holy Hush Still Prevail? Defining Violence Against Women within Christian Churches.
    Nason Clark, Nancy (2000)
    In Anson Shupe, William A. Stacey, and Susan E. Darnell (eds.) Bad Pastors. Clergy Misconduct in Modern America. New York: New York University Press, pp. 69-89.

    Examines responses by Protestant clergy to wife abuse; based on data collected in New Brunswick. How clergy conceptualize abuse influences their responses.

    Associated Search Terms: Constructionist theory; Clergy; Protestant, Canada; Spouse abuse; Canada, New Brunswick
  • Language, Gender, and Context in an Immigrant Ministry: New Spaces for the Pastor's Wife.
    Detwiler-Breidenbach, Ann M. (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:4: 455-459. [Also in nancy Nason-Clark and Mary Jo Neitz (eds.) Feminist Narratives and the Sociology of Religion. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, 2001, pp. 115-119]

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy spouses; Migrant; Latino Americans; United States, Missouri, Florence
  • Work-Related Predictors of Physical Symptomatology and Emotional Well-Being among Clergy and Spouses.
    Blanton, Priscilla W., and M. Lane Morris (1999)
    Review of Religious Research 40:4: 331-348.

    Analyzes survey data from male clergy from 6 U.S. Protestant denominations, & their wives; work-related stress more than economic & demographic variables predicted well-being.

    Associated Search Terms: Stress; Clergy; Clergy spouses; Well-being
  • The Battered Wife: How Christians Confront Family Violence.
    Nason-Clark, Nancy (1999)
    Louisville, Kentucky: Westminster John Knox.

    Based on interviews of Canadian victims & pastors.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Clergy; Women; Violence; Spouse abuse
  • A Life of Her Own. Role Change among Clergy Wives.
    Brunette-Hill, Sandi (1999)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 10: 77-90.

    analyzes 1990 questionnaire data from wives of Wisconsin United Church of Christ ministers; shows increases in activities not related to the husbands' congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Role; United Church of Christ; Clergy spouses; Women
  • Healthy Clergy, Wounded Healers: Their Families and Their Ministries.
    Walmsley, Roberta Chapin, and Adair T. Lummis (1997)
    New York: Church Publishing Incorporated.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Clergy spouses; Clergy
  • Religion and Violence Against Women: Exploring the Rhetoric and the Response of Evangelical Churches in Canada.
    Nason-Clark, Nancy (1996)
    Social Compass 43:4: 515-536.

    Reviews data on wife abuse in Canada; describes research into Evangelical Clergy responses to the problem & obstacles to adequate responses.

    Associated Search Terms: Spouse abuse; Family; Canada; Clergy; Evangelical, Canada
  • 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 Influence of Work-related Stressors on Clergy Husbands and their Wives.
    Morris, Michael Lane, and Priscilla White Blanton (1994)
    Family Relations 43:2: 189-195.

    Work-related stress inversely predicted marital, parental, & life satisfaction among clergy husbands & their wives.

    Associated Search Terms: Stress; Life satisfaction; Family; Clergy spouses; Clergy
  • Wives of Catholic Clergy.
    Fichter, Joseph H. (1992)
    Kansas City: Sheed & Ward.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Clergy spouses; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Ordaining Women as Priests: Religious vs. Sexist Explanations for Clerical Attitudes.
    Nason-Clark, Nancy (1987)
    Sociological Analysis 48:3: 259-273.

    Analyzes data from clergy, deaconesses, & clergy wives in England; shows religion to be a channel for conservative sex role ideology.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Women; Clergy spouses; Clergy; Deaconess; Church of England
  • Devising Conventional Performances: The Case of Clergymen's Wives.
    Finch, Janet (1980)
    Sociological Review 28;4: 851-870.

    Based on 1971-73 interviews with clergy wives in the Bradford, West Yorkshire area; includes spouses of Anglican, Methodist, Baptist, & Congregationalist clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Clergy spouses; Great Britain, West Yorkshire, Bradford
  • Marital Satisfaction among Clergy Wives.
    Hartley, Shirley Foster (1978)
    Review of Religious Research 19:2: 178-191.

    Analyzes 1970 questionnaire data from wives of American Protestant clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy spouses; Marriage
  • Religious Beliefs of Clergy Wives.
    Hartley, Shirley Foster, and Mary G. Taylor (1977)
    Review of Religious Research 19:1: 63-72.

    Analyzes 1970 survey data from clergy wives in 6 denominations; focuses on beliefs & educational attainment.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Lutheran Church in America; American Baptist; Disciples of Christ; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United Methodist; Episcopal; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Denomination (organizational entity); Clergy spouses; Education; Women
  • The two-person Career. A Classic Example.
    Taylor, Mary G., and Shirley Foster Hartley (1975)
    Sociology of Work and Occupations 2:4: 354-372.

    Analyzes 1970 questionnaire data from wives of liberal Protestant clergy in the U.S.; notes they were diverted from their own careers. Education, rather than legitimating the diverting, enabled many to pursue their own careers.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Sex role; Clergy spouses; Women
  • Urbanization, Secularization, and Roles of the Professional's Wife.
    Smith, Herman W. (1972)
    Review of Religious Research 13: 134-139.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from wives of urban & rural ministers & dentists; interprets results with Parsons' patterned variables. Notes both urban-rural & sacred-secular relationships.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy spouses; Urban/rural; Parsons, Talcott; Secularization
  • Innovation and Constancy in the Church-Sect Typology.
    Scanzoni, John H. (1965)
    American Journal of Sociology 71: 325-327.

    Applies "world rejection" to interview data from Protestant clergy & their wives.

    Associated Search Terms: World rejection; Typology; Clergy; Clergy spouses
  • Resolution of Occupation-Conjugal Role Conflict in Clergy Marriages.
    Scanzoni, John H. (1965)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 27:3: 396-402.

    Based on interviews with Protestant clergy & their spouses in the Eugene-Springfield SMSA; sect-type clergy resolve role conflicts in favor of occupational responsibilities, church-type in favor of family.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Oregon, Eugene/Springfield; Role conflict; Family; Clergy spouses; Typology; Clergy role
  • Resolution of Role Incompatibility in Church and Sect Clergy Marriage.
    Scanzoni, John H. (1964)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Oregon. [DA 25:10, p. 6110]

    Analyzes interview data from Protestant clergy & their spouses in the Eugene/Springfield, Oregon, area; sect clergy resolve role conflicts in favor of church duties, church clergy in favor of family.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Oregon, Eugene/Springfield; Clergy role; Clergy spouses; Typology; Family
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