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  • After the denominozoic: Evolution, differentiation, denominationalism.
    Bialecki, Jon (2014)

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social; Differentiation; Denomination (type)
  • Verso une denominalizzazione del cattolicesimo italiano?
    Diotallevi, Luca (2001)
    Religioni e societÓ 40/41: 48-59.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Denomination (type); Change
  • Dissenting Sect or Evangelical Denomination: The Tension within Seventh-Day Adventism.
    Dudley, Roger L., Duane C. McBride, and Edwin I. Hernandez (1997)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 8: 95-116.

    Based on a survey at a church world conference.

    Associated Search Terms: Sect; Seventh-day Adventist; Denomination (type); Typology
  • Denominations as Dual Structures: An Organizational Analysis.
    Chaves, Mark (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:2: 147-169. [Also in Nicholas J. Demerath III, Peter Dobkin Hall, Terry Schmitt, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.), Sacred Companies (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998), pp. 175-194.

    Sees American denominations as dual entities of religious authority & agency structures; cites cases & draws implications for internal conflict & schism, & for internal secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Catholic, U.S.A.; American Lutheran Church; Assemblies of God; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; African Methodist Episcopal Church; United Methodist; Secularization; Episcopal; Conflict; Schism; Denomination (type)
  • Denominational Religion and the Voluntary Principle: New Directions for Research.
    Roof, Wade Clark (1991)
    In David G. Bromley (ed.) Religion and the Social Order: Volume I. New Developments in Theory and Research. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 225-238.

    Notes that the major American denominations are surviving; proposes lines of research into them: identity, privatization, switching, movements, & change.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Change; Conversion; Privatization; Identity; Voluntarism; Denomination (type)
  • An Analysis of Causes of Schisms in Ethnic Churches: The Case of Korean-American Churches.
    Shin, Eui Hang, and Hyung Park (1988)
    Sociological Analysis 49:3: 234-248.

    Examines 42 case histories of Korean-American churches; clergy formal training & affiliation with a main American denomination prevent schism.

    Associated Search Terms: Schism; Denomination (type); Korean Americans
  • The Use of "Denomination" in Sociological Explanation: The Case of the Position of Clergy on Social Issues.
    Blaikie, Norman W.H. (1976)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 15:1: 79-86.

    Critique of the literature; argues that models need refer to observations of interactions & processes, or to actors' perceptions & experiences of them.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Denomination (type)
  • The Ecumenical Movement in America: Protestant Conciliarism as Interorganizational Relations.
    Boldon, Dean A. (1975)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Vanderbilt University. [DA 37;1 A, p. 613]

    Denominations participating in inter-denominational agencies tend to be large, complex ones with professional clergy & non-fundamentalist theology.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Denomination (type)
  • Sect or Denomination: Can Adventism Maintain its Identity?
    Wilson, Bryan R. (1975)
    Spectrum 15: 34-43.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (type); Sect; Typology; Seventh-day Adventist
  • Church, Sect, Mysticism, Denomination. Periodological Aspects of Troeltsch's Types.
    Steeman, Theodore M. (1975)
    Sociological Analysis 36:3: 181-204.

    Associated Search Terms: Troeltsch, Ernst; Church; Sect; Mysticism; Denomination (type); Typology
  • The Orange Order in Ireland: A Religious Institution?
    Roberts, David A. (1971)
    British Journal of Sociology 22:3: 269-282.

    Concludes that the Orange Order is a religious organization that has been sometimes sect-like & sometimes denomination-like.

    Associated Search Terms: Orange Order; Denomination (type); Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Sect
  • The Denomination.
    Martin, David (1961)
    British Journal of Sociology 13: 1-14.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (type)
  • Adaptation and Pattern Integration of a California Sect.
    Young, Frank W. (1960)
    Review of Religious Research 1:4: 137-150. [Also in Richard D. Knudten (ed.) The Sociology of Religion, An Anthology. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1967, pp. 136-146]

    Examines the gradual shift of a local congregation from a sect to a denomination form of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Typology; Adaptation; Denomination (type); Pentecostal Church of God in America; Sect
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