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  • Density and Growth in a Congregational Population: Reformed Churches in New York, 1628-2000.
    Scheitle, Christopher P., and Kevin D. Dougherty (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 49:1: 233-250.

    Uses historical data (1628-2000) on Reformed congregations in New York State; curvilinear relationship between denisty & number of new congregations: fewer foundings at lowest & highest density.

    Associated Search Terms: Reformed, U.S.A.; Reformed Church in America; Historical; United States, New York; Dutch Reformed, U.S.A.
  • Social Capital and Societal Vision. A Study of Six Farm Communities in Iowa.
    Curry, Janel (2003)
    In Corwin Smidt (ed.) Religion as Social Capital. Producing the Common Good. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 139-152.

    Individualist communities (Quaker, German Reformed, Catholic) had trouble mobilizing for common projects, communal ones (Dutch Reformed, Mennonite, Reorganized LDS) were isolated from extra-communal associations.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Iowa; Social capital; Mennonite, U.S.A.; Rural; German Reformed, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Dutch Reformed, U.S.A.; Quaker, U.S.A.; Reorganized Latter-day Saints; Community study
  • Religion and Nation Building: The American Case.
    Norr, James L. (1978)
    Sociological Focus 11:4: 255-269.

    Presents number of congregations of 13 denominations in the U.s., 1650-1860.

    Associated Search Terms: German Reformed, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Membership; Catholic, U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; Dutch Reformed, U.S.A.; United States; Methodist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Modernization
  • The Breaking of Traditions: Theological Convictions in Colonial America.
    Mol, Hans (Johannes J.) (1968)
    Berkeley: Glendessary.

    Historical sociological study of 18th century German Lutheran & Dutch Reformed clergy in the American colonies.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Dutch Reformed, U.S.A.; Historical; Clergy; Lutheran, U.S.A.
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