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  • Changing American congregations: Findings from the third wave of the National Congregations Study.
    Chaves, Mark, and Shawna L. Anderson (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:4:676-686.

    Describes the 3rd, 2012, wave of the National (U.S.A.) Congregational Study. Notes increased ethnic diversity, eater openness to homosexuals, more informality smaller sizes, & a higher proportion having no denominational affiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Methods; Statistics; Parish; Data sets; Diversity; Congregation size; Denomination (organizational entity); Homosexuality
  • The World Religion Dataset, 1945-2010: Logic, estimates, and trends.
    Maoz, Zeev, and Errol A. Henderson (2013)
    International Interactions 39:3: 265-291.

    Associated Search Terms: Data sets
  • Counting the faithful: Measuring local religious contexts in the United States.
    Lim, Chaeyoon (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:2:386-400.

    Finds convergence among the 2010 Religious Congregational Membership Study, the 2010 Infogroup Congregational membership data, & the Gallup Poll.

    Associated Search Terms: Methods; Data sets; Membership; United States
  • Innovations in the Development and Use of Social Science Data Archives.
    Finke, Roger, Christopher D. Bader and Andrew Whitehead. (2012)
    Leadership in Science and Technology: A Reference Handbook, Volume II. William Sims Bainbridge, (ed.), SAGE Reference Series on Leadership.

    Associated Search Terms: Data sets
  • Changing Patterns of Attendance at Religious Services in Canada, 1986-2008.
    Eagle, David E. (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:1: 187-200. Comment by Reginald W. Bibby 50:4: 831-837. Reply by Eagle 50:4: 838-839.

    Notes a 20% drop & attributes alternative findings to sampling problems. Bibby's comment provides detailed information on Canadian survey data on religion in the course of disputing Eagle's conclusions.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Practice; Data sets
  • Quantitative Methods.
    Voas, David (2010)
    In Sylvia Collins-Mayo and Pink Dandelion (eds.) Religion and Youth. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 201-207.

    Associated Search Terms: Methods; Data sets; Methodology
  • The Panel Study on American Religion and Ethnicity: Background, Methods, and Selected Results.
    Emerson, Michael O., David Sikkink, and Adele D. James (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:1:162-171.

    Describes the Panel Study of American Religion and Ethnicity data base (1st wave 2006).

    Associated Search Terms: Data sets; United States; Statistics; Panel study
  • Stimulating Research and Discovery in the Study of Religion: The Association of Religion Data Archives (www.theARDA.com).
    Merino, Stephen M. and Roger Finke. (2009)
    Geographies of Religion and Belief Systems 3: 3-17.

    Associated Search Terms: Data sets
  • The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA): Online Research Data, Tools, and References.
    Finke, Roger, and Amy Adamczyk. (2008)
    Politics and Religion 1: 456-470.

    Associated Search Terms: Data sets
  • Continuity and Change in American Congregations: Introducing the Second Wave of the National Congregations Study.
    Chaves, Mark, and Shawna L. Anderson (2008)
    Sociology of Religion 69:4: 415-440.

    Describes the second wave of the National (U.S.A.) Congregations Study (2006-07).

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Parish; Data sets
  • A Growing Web of Resources: The Association of Religion Data Archives.
    Finke, Roger, Christopher D. Bader, and Edward C. Polson (2007)
    Review of Religious Research 49:1: 21-34.

    Associated Search Terms: Data sets; Statistics
  • American Piety 2005: Content and Methods of the Baylor Religion Survey.
    Bader, Christopher D., F. Carson Mencken, and Paul Froese (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:4: 447-463.

    Describes the Baylor Religion Survey data set.

    Associated Search Terms: Data sets; Statistics; Baylor Religion Survey
  • The religion and state-minorities dataset.
    Akbaba, Yasemin, and Jonathan Fox (2001)
    Journal of Peace Research 48:6: 807-816.

    Associated Search Terms: Data sets; Minority; State
  • Las aproximaciones a la sociologie del campo evangélico en la Argentina.
    Wynarczyk, Hilario (1993)
    In Alejandro Frigerio (ed.) Ciencias sociales y religión en el Cono Sur. Buenos Aires: Centro Editor de América Latina, pp. 61-71.

    Describes data sets & reviews literature on Argentine Evangelicalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Data sets; Evangelical, Argentina; Argentina
  • The Church Membership Studies: An Assessment of Four Decades of Institutional Research.
    Newman, William M., and Peter L. Halvorson (1993)
    Review of Religious Research 35:1: 55-61.

    Compares & evaluates the 1952, '71, '80, & '90 Churches and Church Membership in the United States data.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; United States; Membership; Data sets
  • "Numbering Israel": The U.S. Census and Religious Organizations.
    Christiano, Kevin J. (1984)
    Social Science History 8:4: 341-370.

    History of the Census of American religious organizations, assessment of the strengths & weaknesses of the data given in their reports, & history of the uses made of the data.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; United States; Data sets
  • Data at the Roper Public Opinion Research Center for Researchers in the Sociology of Religion.
    Voss, Paul R. (1977)
    Review of Religious Research 18:3: 290-292.

    Associated Search Terms: Poll; Data sets; Statistics
  • National Sample Questions on Religion: An Inventory of Material Available from the Roper Public Opinion Research Center.
    Carroll, Jackson W., and David A. Roozen (1973)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 12:3: 325-338.

    Associated Search Terms: Data sets
  • The Organization of the Statistics of the Church.
    Poeisz, Josef J. (1967)
    Social Compass 14: 255-257.

    Associated Search Terms: Data sets; Statistics
  • A Guide to Literature on Statistics of Religious Affiliation with Reference to Related Social Studies.
    Landis, Benson Y. (1959)
    Journal of the American Statistical Association 54/286: 335-357.

    Critical review of many sources of statistics on American religious affiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Membership; Data sets
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