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  • An evidence-based assessment of faith-based programs: Do faith-based programs "work" to reduce recidivism?
    Dodson, Kimberly D., Leann N. Cabage, and Paul M. Klenowski (2011)
    Journal of Offender Rehabilitation 50:6: 367-383.

    Associated Search Terms: Penology; Evaluation research
  • The Alpha Enterprise: Evangelism in a Post-Christian Era.
    Hunt, Stephen (2004)
    Hampshire, U.K.: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Proselytizing; Evaluation research
  • The politics of spirituality: A study of a renewal process in an English diocese.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P., John Fulton, and Margaret I. Norris (1995)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Evaluation of the RENEW revitalization program in an English diocese in the late 1980s, in part taking one parish as a case study. RENEW was adapted by co-optation--involving the parish & laity in he burdens & responsibility for power, but not power itself. Justice was domesticated by establishing a few charities.

    Associated Search Terms: Evaluation research; Spirituality; Social movement; Participant observation; Modernity; Grounded theory; Content analysis; Case study; Great Britain; Diocese; Catholic, Great Britain; Justice
  • Evaluation of an Indian Student Placement Program.
    Chadwick, Bruce A., Stan L. Albrecht, and Howad M. Bahr (1994)
    Social Casework 67:9: 515-524.

    Analyzes 1981 interview data from Native Americans who in childhood had been placed in Mormon families near schools, & a control group.

    Associated Search Terms: Children; Evaluation research; Native Americans; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • An Analysis of Catholic Sacrificial Giving Programs in Seattle, Washington.
    Harris, Joseph Claude (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 36:2: 230-237.

    Evaluation research on a "sacrificial giving" program in 19 parishes of the Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle.

    Associated Search Terms: Evaluation research; United States, Washington, Seattle; Contributions; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Organizational Change in the Roman Catholic Church: The Marriage Preparation Policy as a Case Study.
    Brabant, Sarah, Craig Forsyth, and Robert Gramling (1992)
    Review of Religious Research 33:3: 256-269.

    Based on 1976-82 participant observation in a Louisiana Catholic Conference committee & 1977, '80, & '86 evaluation studies of marriage preparation programs.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Catholic, U.S.A.; Change; Evaluation research; United States, Louisiana
  • Assessing RENEW: A study of a renewal movement in a Roman Catholic diocese in England.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P., John Fulton, and Margaret I. Norris (1991)
    In Peter Gee and John Fulton (eds.) Religion and power, decline and growth: Sociological analyses of religion in Britain, Poland and the Americas. London: Chamelion, pp. 101-114.

    Associated Search Terms: Confucian; Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain; Evaluation research
  • Does the RENEW program renew?
    Kelly, James R. (1987)
    America 156 (March 7): 197-199.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Evaluation research
  • Racism and Suburban Congregations: Strategies for Change.
    Amerson, Philip A. (1976)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Emory University. [DA 37:7 A, p. 4424]

    Evaluation of a 1973-74 project aimed at improving racial attitudes in congregations of several denominations in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice; Evaluation research
  • Evaluation Research on Religion.
    Moberg, David O. (1974)
    In Allan W. Eister (ed.) Changing Perspectives in the Scientific Study of Religion. New York: Wiley, pp. 335-353.

    Associated Search Terms: Evaluation research
  • Evaluation as a Development in Religious Research.
    Johnson, Douglas W. (1972)
    Review of Religious Research 13:2: 112-117.

    History of research in American denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Evaluation research
  • Religious Attitude and Behavior Changes of Institutional Delinquents.
    Gannon, Thomas M. (1967)
    Sociological Analysis 28:4: 215-225.

    evaluates a religious training program for delinquent Catholic boys in the Illinois Training School for Boys; shows that religion can become a mere index of one's shortcomings.

    Associated Search Terms: Evaluation research; Delinquency; Adolescents
  • Factors Differentiating between Effective and Ineffective Methodist Ministers.
    Jackson, Douglas Ewing (1955)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Northwestern University.

    Associated Search Terms: Evaluation research; Clergy
  • Reliability of Rating in Terms of Effectiveness within the Ministerial Profession.
    Jackson, Douglas Ewing (1946)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Northwestern University.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy image; Evaluation research
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