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  • German and German American Religiousness: Approximating a Crucial Experiment.
    Stark, Rodney (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:2: 182-193.

    Compares religious practice of West Germans & German Americans.

    Associated Search Terms: Market model; Generations; Assimilation; German Americans; Germany, West; Supply side; Migrant; Comparative; Practice
  • Marriage to non-Catholics: German, Italian, Lithuanian, Slovak, Polish and English-speaking Catholics, Schuykill County, Pennsylvania, 1964-1979.
    Gudelunas, William, and Patrick D. Nolan (1987)
    Sociology and Social Research 71:2: 95-98.

    Associated Search Terms: Lithuanian Americans; Polish Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Marriage; United States, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County; Italian Americans; Slovak Americans; German Americans
  • On Spitting Against the Wind: Organizational Precariousness and American Irreligion.
    Demerath, Nicholas J., III, and Victor Thiessen (1966)
    American Journal of Sociology 71:6: 674-687.

    Analyzes a free thought movement of immigrant Germans in Sauk City, Wisconsin, & its decline after 1852; it joined the Unitarian Universalists in 1955.

    Associated Search Terms: Unitarian Universalist; German Americans; United States, Wisconsin, Sauk City; Freie Gemeinde; Merger; Migrant; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Atheist, U.S.A.
  • The Human Crop of a Rural Catholic Parish.
    Wolters, Gilbert F. (1956)
    Rural Sociology 21: 297-298.

    Studies marriage, residence, & occupational patterns of persons baptized, 1871-1930, in St. Mary's Church in St. Benedict, Kansas, a German Catholic town; sees the parish providing cultural stability.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; United States, Kansas, St. Benedict; Catholic, U.S.A.; Parish; German Americans
  • Social and Economic Organization in two Pennsylvania German Religious Communities.
    Doll, Eugene E. (1951)
    American Journal of Sociology 57:2: 168-177.

    Examines 2 18th century communities: Ephrata (Seventh-day German Baptist, contemplative, with little economic development) & Bethlehem (Moravian, missionary, with great economic development).

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Comparative; Economic; United States, Pennsylvania, Ephrata; Moravian; German Americans; Seventh-day German Baptist; United States, Pennsylvania, Bethlehem
  • The Political Attitudes of the Lutheran Parish in America--a Study in Religious Sectionalism.
    Maurer, Heinrich Herman (1928)
    American Journal of Sociology 33: 568-585.

    Case study of a German ethnic church preventing class differentiation in early 20th century America.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; German Americans; Stratification
  • Social Changes in Religion.
    Holt, Arthur E. (1928)
    American Journal of Sociology 34: 172-176.

    Changes in American religion arise from technology, urbanization, & immigration; illustrative data are given from Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Ethnic; Change; German Americans; Scandinavian Americans; Urban; African Americans; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.
  • The Consciousness of Kind of a Fundamentalist Group.
    Maurer, Heinrich Herman (1926)
    American Journal of Sociology 31: 485-506.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Sect; German Americans
  • Studies in the Sociology of Religion, III. The Problems of a National Church Before 1860.
    Maurer, Heinrich Herman (1925)
    American Journal of Sociology 30: 534-550.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Historical; German Americans
  • Studies in the Sociology of Religion, II. Religion and American Sectionalism. The Pennsylvania German.
    Maurer, Heinrich Herman (1925)
    American Journal of Sociology 30: 408-438.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; German Americans; United States, Pennsylvania
  • Evolution of the Country Community: A Study in Religious Sociology.
    Wilson, Warren Hugh (1912)
    Boston: Pilgrim

    U.S. rural life prospers if differentiation is prevented. Uses largely anecdotal evidence, ordered around a succession of kinds of agriculture.

    Associated Search Terms: Agriculture; Quaker, U.S.A.; Change; Economic; Community; Differentiation; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Rural; Mormon, U.S.A.; German Americans
  • The Dunkers: A Sociological Interpretation.
    Gillin, John Lewis (1906)
    Ph.D.. thesis, Columbia University. [New York, 1906]

    Interprets largely German origins & migration to Pennsylvania, largely in terms of consciousness of kind.

    Associated Search Terms: Migration; German Baptist Brethren; Old Order Brethren; Historical; German Americans; Church of the Brethren; Dunker
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