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  • Growing God's Family: The Global Orphan Care Movement and the Limits of Evangelical Activism.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2017)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Adoption; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Trans-congregational triadic closure: Churchgoers' networks within and beyond the pews.
    Schafer, Markus H., and Laura Upenieks (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 597-621.

    Analyzes 2006 survey data from non-institutionalized adult U.S.A. church members. Evangelicals have higher rates of closed social networks that include members from outside their congregations, as do residents of higher population county subdivisions & members with longer length of membership in a congregation.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban/rural; Network; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Teaching and learning to be religious: Pedagogies of conversion to Islam and Christianity.
    Galonnier, Juliette, and Diego de los Rios (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:1: 59-81.

    Based on 2013-14 participant observation in a Muslim class for converts in a Midwest U.S. city & an Evangelical one mostly for Latinos in south Florida. Finds similarities in pedagogy despite differences in doctrinal & practiced content.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Participant observation; Islam, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Conversion; Comparative
  • Narrating and navigating authorities: Evangelical and mainline Protestant interpretations of the Bible and science.
    Chan, Esther, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:1: 54-69.

    Based on U.S.A. interviews with non-fundamentalist Evangelicals & members of mainline Protestant congregations. The majority of both accept science, including evolution, but Evangelicals are more willing to see miracles as evidence of God's power over nature.

    Associated Search Terms: Literalism; Miracle; Protestant, U.S.A.; Evolution; Science; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Social networks and civic participation and efficacy in two Evangelical Protestant churches.
    Schwadel, Philip, Jacob E. Cheadle, Sarah E. Malone, and Michael Stout (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:2: 305-317.

    Analyzes 2011 & '13 questionnaire data from 2 Midwest U.S.A. congregations, 1 Seventh-day Adventist & 1 Assembly of God. In-congregation networks increase subjective efficacy, which contributes to out-of-congregation civic engagement.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Efficacy; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Network
  • Why worry about evolution? Boundries, practices, and moral salience in Sunni and Evangelical high schools.
    Guhim, Jeffrey (2016)
    Sociological Theory 34:2: 151-174.

    Based on participant observation in 2 Sunni & 2 Evangelical schools in New York City. Evolution is a greater problem for Evangelicals because of their literal interpretation of scripture.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States, New York, New York; Participant observation; Moral; Islam, U.S.A.; Education; Comparative; Literalism
  • Why worry about evolution? Boundaries, practices and moral salience in Sunni and Evangelical high schools.
    Guhin, Jeffrey (2016)
    Sociological Theory 34:2: 151-174.

    Participant observation in New York City Evangelical & Sunni high schools. Evolution is more salient to the former because of the centrality of biblical literalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Evolution; Islam, U.S.A.; Literalism; Education; Participant observation; United States, New York, New York
  • Managed diversity: Race, place, and an urban church.
    Barron, Jessica M. (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:1: 18-36.

    Based on 2008-10 participant observation & interview data from a youth-oriented downtown Chicago congregation planted by a suburban megachurch. Clergy appropriate some African American culture for the largely white congregation so show they are modern, but avoid being a Black church.

    Associated Search Terms: Diversity; Parish; Urban; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Race; Participant observation; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Religion and public opinion toward same-sex relations, marriage, and adoption: Does the type of practice matter?
    Perry, Samuel L., and Andrew L. Whitehead (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 637-651.

    Analyzes 2005 Baylor Religion Survey data (U.S.A.). Attitudes toward homosexual activity is more strongly inversely related to devoutness & theological conservatism than are those toward same-sex marriage & adoption by same-sex couples. Frequency of attendance & biblical literalism re stronger predictors for Evangelicals than for others.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Dimensions of religiosity; Devotionalism; Practice; Literalism; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Belief
  • "I was a Muslim, but now I am a Christian": Preaching, legitimation, and identity management in a southern Evangelical church.
    Marti, Gerardo (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 250-270.

    Based on 2012-13 participant observation in a Charlotte Evangelical church. Case study of a convert immigrant pastor who contends with his minority status through his homilies.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Discourse; Race; Participant observation; Legitimation; Homily; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Case study; United States, North Carolina, Charlotte
  • The public sociology of religion.
    Markofski, Wes (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:4: 459-475.

    Argues that progressive, as opposed to conservative, Evangelical Christianity in the U.S.A. has been neglected in research. Interviews in several cities reveal Evangelical support for social services, personally relocating residence into low income settings, & supporting egalitarian politics.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Activism
  • God, yoga, and karate.
    Yi, Joseph, and Daniel Silver (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 596-615.

    Analyzes on-line business directories (Yellow pages). Conservative churches concentrate in less educated & minority areas, yoga in more educated & white areas.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Minority; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Culture; Conservative, U.S.A.; Yoga, U.S.A.
  • Generational conversion? The role of religiosity int he politics of Evangelicals.
    Pelz, Mikael L., and Corwin E. Smidt (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 380-401.

    Analyzes a 2007 & a 2012 U.S.A. survey. Evangelical identity predicts opposition to abortion & favoring the Republican Party in 3 generations, but less so on a variety of other issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Prayer; Abortion; Literalism; Generations; Homosexuality; United States; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Sexual Encounters and Manhood Acts: Evangelicals, Latter-Day Saints, and Religious Masculinities.
    Burke, Kelsy C., and Amy Moff Hudec (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 330-344.

    Based on 2010-2011 interviews with Evangelical men who used a Christian sexuality website, content analysis of literature & websites, & participant observation & interviews in selected Mormon wards in Utah and New England.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical; Sexuality; Mormon, U.S.A.; Masculinity ideology
  • Religion, race, and discrimination: A field experiment of how American churches welcome newcomers.
    Wright, Bradley R.E., Christopher M. Donnelly, Michael Wallace, Stacy Missari, Annie Scola Wisnesky, and Christine Zozula (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 185-204.

    E-mail inquiries to a sample of churches, ostensibly from families moving to the geographical area of each church. Ostensible names varied to communicate white, African American, Latino, or Asian identity. Responses from Mainline Protestant churches showed discrimination.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Homophily; Race; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Experiment; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Discrimination; Catholic, U.S.A.; Internet survey
  • My friend is gay, but... The effects of social contact on Christian Evangelicals' beliefs about gays and lesbians.
    Baker, Ashley A., and Sarah R. Brauner-Otto (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:2: 239-268.

    Analyzes 2001-13 telephone interview data from Houston. Evangelicals are more likely to say homosexual behavior is wrong, even if they have one or more gay friends.

    Associated Search Terms: Contact theory; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Homosexuality; United States, Texas, Houston
  • Complementarianism as doctrine and governance: Narratives on women's leadership among second-generation Asian Americans.
    Chan, Esther (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:3: 435-452.

    Based on interviews & observation in a West Coast U.S.A. second generation Asian American congregation hat experienced a schism over the issue of women's roles in the church.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Gender traditionalism; Schism; Gender role; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Congregation; Asian Americans
  • Playing for God: Evangelical Women and the Unintended Consequences of Sports Ministry.
    Blazer, Annie (2015)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender role; Participant observation; Sport; Women; Gender traditionalism; Historical; Athletes; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • The Spirit Moves West. Korean Missionaries in America.
    Kim, Rebecca Y. (2015)
    New York: Oxford University Press

    Case study of a non-denominational Evangelical Korean mission society in the U.S.A. Responding to Korea's relationship to its "big brother," U.S.A., the missionaries sought to "make history" by saving the U.S. from secularization. After the founder's death, the missionary society began to Americanize.

    Associated Search Terms: Case study; University Bible Fellowship; Sect; Conservative, U.S.A.; Missionary; Typology; Korean Americans; Generations; Korea (South); Participant observation; Authoritarianism; Conservative, Korea (South); Evangelical, U.S.A.; Patriarchy; Race; Evangelical, Korea (South)
  • New Monasticism and the Transformation of American Evangelicalism.
    Markofski, Wes (2015)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    2006-11 open ended interview study of an Evangelical urban monastery in a Midwest U.S.A. city; members were critical of theological individualism & political conservatism. Content analysis of Evangelical books shows contrasting positions in the field.

    Associated Search Terms: Justice; Bourdieu, Pierre; Commune; Conservative/liberal; Content analysis; Culture; Field; Monasticism; Grounded theory; Inner-worldly asceticism; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • New and old Evangelical public engagement: A view from the polls.
    Green, John C. (2014)
    In Brian Steensland and Phillip Goff (eds.) The New Evangelical Social Engagement. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 129-156.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • American Evangelicals and conservative politics: Past, present, and future.
    Steensland, Brian, and Eric L. Wright (2014)
    Sociology Compass 8:5: 705-717.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Ambivalent Miracles: Evangelicals and the Politics of Racial Healing.
    Wadsworth, Nancy D. (2014)
    Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Racial attitudes; Stratification
  • Conservative Christians and support for transracial adotpion as an alternative to abortion.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2014)
    Social Science Quarterly 95:2: 380-392.

    Analyzes 2005 Baylor Religion Survey data. Opposition to abortion contributes to support for transracial adoption among Evangelicals & Catholics, but not others.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; United States; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Adoption; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Truly inclusive or uniformly liberal? An analysis of the politics of the Emerging Church.
    Burge, Ryan P., and Paul A. Djupe (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 636-651.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from Protestant clergy; Emergent Church clergy are politically more liberal than others.

    Associated Search Terms: Emerging church; Conservative/liberal; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Clergy
  • How Evangelicals from two churches in the American Southwest frame their relationship with the environment.
    Peifer, Jared L., Elaine Howard Ecklund, and Cara Fullerton (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:3: 373-397.

    Based on 20 interviews in a white Southern Baptist congregation & 20 in an African American Baptist congregation in the U.S. Southwest. Discourse on the environment does not differ on religious grounds.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Baptist, Southern; Baptist, U.S.A.; Discourse; Environmentalism; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Rough Country: How Texas Became America's Most Powerful Bible-Belt State.
    Wuthnow, Robert (2014)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; United States, Texas; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Religious schools, home schools, and the timing of first marriage and first birth.
    Uecker, Jeremy E., and Jonathan P. Hill (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 189-218.

    Analyzes 2011 survey data from high school graduates aged 24-39. Religious schools socialize students into distinctive attitudes toward marriage & family formation.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Young adults; Marriage
  • Evangelical ambivalence toward gays and lesbians.
    Bean, Lydia, and Brandon C. Martinez (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:3: 395-417.

    Analyzes 2010 Baylor Religion Survey data, Evangelical subsample; 35% had progressive views about homosexuality & tended to attend services less; 24% favored allowing homosexual unions though morally opposed to homosexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States; Homosexuality; Ambivalence; Moral
  • Symbolic filtering: Selectively permeable Evangelical boundries in an age of religious pluralism.
    Bok, Jared (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:4: 808-825.

    Content analysis of 2 American Evangelical missionary magazines show that in a pluralist environment even as boundaries are weakened in some respects they are strengthened in others.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Boundary maintenance; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Media; Content analysis
  • Act like men: Social engagement and Evangelical masculinity.
    Bielo, James S. (2014)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 29;2: 233-248.

    2009-2011 field work in an American Evangelical antihuman trafficking campaign. Individual analyses persisted.

    Associated Search Terms: Masculinity ideology; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Activism; Individualism
  • The rise of the diversity expert; How American Evangelicals simultaneously accentuate and ignore race.
    Marti, Gerardo, and Michael O. Emerson (2014)
    In Brian Steensland and Philip Goff (eds.) The New Evangelical Social Engagement. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 179-199.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Race; Diversity; Racial attitudes
  • Dating in light of Christ: Young Evangelicals negotiating gender in the context of religious and secular American culture.
    Irby, Courtney Ann (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:2: 260-283.

    Based on 19 open-ended interviews from students & alumni of Evangelical colleges. The theme of commitment was stressed, & hence a future orientation. Chastity was emphasized, along with Christian identity. Within this framework there were patterned differences.

    Associated Search Terms: Courtship; Dating; Gender role; Young adults; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Compassionate conservatives? Evangelicals, economic conservatism, and national identity.
    Bean, Lydia (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:1: 164-186.

    Based on participant observation in 4 Evangelical congregations (Baptist & Pentecostal) in the U.S.A. & Canada. American Evangelicals' conservative economic views are anchored in an exclusive cultural membership in the nation while Canadian Evangelicals' economic views are not.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Comparative; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Canada; United States; Evangelical, Canada
  • The Politics of Evangelical Identity. Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada.
    Bean, Lydia (2014)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Politics, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Hamilton; Evangelical, Canada; Participant observation; United States, New York, Buffalo; Politics, U.S.A.; Comparative; Congregation
  • The importance of race and religion in social service providers.
    Hsu, Becky, Conrad Hackett, and Leslie Hinkson (2014)
    Social Science Quarterly 95:2: 393-410.

    Analyzes 2002 survey data from low-income respondents in northeastern Pennsylvania. The racial or ethnic identity of service providers is important to Latinos & African American recipients, & religious identity to Evangelical recipients.

    Associated Search Terms: Social services; African Americans; Ethnic; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Race; United States, Pennsylvania; Latino Americans
  • Religion and attitudes toward family planning issues among US adults.
    Barrett, Jennifer B., Julie DaVanzo, Christopher G. Ellison, and Clifford Grammich (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 161-188.

    Analyzes 1998 U.S.A. survey data. Attendance & born-again Christian identity predict less approval of contraception; Evangelical identity predicts negative views of increased access to family planning services. Catholic & conservative protestant identity have mixed associations.

    Associated Search Terms: Family planning; Practice; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Born again experience; Birth control; United States
  • American Evangelicals Today.
    Smidt, Corwin E. (2013)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Evangelicals of the 1970s and 2000s: What's the same, what's different, and what's urgent.
    Warner, R. Stephen (2013)
    In B. Steensland and P. Goff (eds.) The New Evangelical Social Engagement. New York: Oxford Univesity Press, pp. 280-291.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Change
  • Evangelical perspectives on Latino immigration.
    Loach, Barbara L. (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing Pluralism. Globalizing Belief, Localizing Gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 107-124.

    Finds diverse attitudes about immigration law reform among American Evangelical leaders.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Migration; Politics, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • She works hard(er) for the money: Gender, fundraising, and employment in Evangelical parachurch organizations.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 73:3: 392-415.

    Based on 2009 electronic survey data from U.S. Evangelical parachurch organization fundraisers. Evangelical gender norms made female fundraisers' work more difficult than male fundraisers'.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Fund raising; Gender
  • Assessing the Denominational Identity of American Evangelical Colleges and Universities, Part I: Denominational Patronage and Institutional Inquiry.
    Glanzer, Perry L., P. Jesse Rine, and Phil Davignon (2013)
    Christian Higher Education. 12(3): 181-202.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Evangelical, U.S.A.; University
  • Changes in Americans' strength of religious affiliation, 1974-2010.
    Schwadel, Philip (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:1: 107-128.

    Based on 1974-2010 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; traces % respondents reporting strong affiiation for 4 categories: Evangelical, Black protestant, Mainline Protestant, Catholic. Notes 1980s period effects.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Membership; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States
  • Fracturing over creation care? Shifting environmental beliefs among Evangelicals, 1984-2010.
    Danielsen, Sabrina (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:1: 198-215.

    Content analysis of 3 U.S.A. Evangelical periodicals shows increased treatment of environmentalism & differences in opinion about it, portending a fracture in a Republican Party base.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Content analysis; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Religion and medicalization: The case of ADHD.
    Li, Kati (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:2:309-327.

    Analyzes 2002 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data. Evangelicals were less likely to see Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder as a disease, while frequent church attendance was related to being more likely to see it as such.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Medicalization; Practice; United States; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Assessing the denominational identity of American Evangelical colleges and universities, part III: The student experience.
    Davignon, Phil, Perry L. Glanzer, and P. Jesse Rine (2013)
    Christian Higher Education. 12(5): 315-30.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Identity; Education; Students, undergraduate; University
  • Assessing the Denominational Identity of American Evangelical Colleges and Universities, Part II: Faculty Perspectives and Practices.
    Rine, P. Jesse, Perry L. Glanzer, and Phil Davignon (2013)
    Christian Higher Education. 12(4): 243-65.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; University; Professor; Education; Identity
  • Religion and Military Policy Attitudes in America.
    Brown, Ronald E., R. Khari Brown, and Aaron W. Blase (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:4: 573-595.

    Analyzes interview data from the 2004 National Politics Study (U.S.A.), white subsample. Evangelicals oppose war less, Mainline Protestants more; lay discussion in worship spaces increases this contrast.

    Associated Search Terms: European Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Congregation; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Parish; Peace/war; United States
  • Social capital, race, and personal fundraising in Evangelical outreach ministries.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:1: 159-178.

    Analyzes 2009 questionnaire data from Evanelical outreach ministries' staff. Netowrk size & financial assets in the networks explain differences in fund raising experiences.

    Associated Search Terms: Parachurch agencies; Fund raising; Social capital; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Network; Race
  • Changing lives one scoop at a time: The creation of Alphabet Scoop on the Lower East Side.
    Johnson, Sheila P. (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 169-197.

    Account of an Evangelical quasi-commercial social service project.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Ecology; Entrepreneurialism; Social services; Urban; Evangelical, U.S.A.
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