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  • The religion of the educated classes revisited: New religions, the nonreligious, and educational levels.
    Lewis, James R., Sean E. Currie, and Michael P. Oman-Reagan (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:1: 91-104.

    Uses data from censuses. Members of most, but not all, new religions have higher than national averages of bachelor's degrees.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, England; Atheist; Australia; Education; Great Britain, Wales; New religions; New Zealand; Canada
  • Toward religious polarization? Time effects on religious commitment in U.S., UK, and Canadian regions.
    Wilkins-Laflamme, Sarah (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:2: 284-308.

    Presents 1985-2010 General Social Survey (U.S.A. & Canada), Scottish, British, & Northern Ireland Social Attitudes Survey, & Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland; Great Britain, Wales; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Great Britain, England; Canada, regions; Membership; United States, regions
  • The Religiosity of Children of Immigrants and Natives in England, Germany, and the Netherlands: The Role of Parents and Peers in Class.
    DeHoon, Sean, and Frank Van Tubergen (2014)
    European Sociological Review 30:2: 194-206.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Netherlands; Migrant; Socialization; Religiosity; Family; Germany; Great Britain, England; Children
  • Rejection of Darwinian evolution among churchgoers in England: The effects of psychological type.
    Village, Andrew, and Sylvia Baker (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:3: 557-572.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from churches in England. Denomination (Church of England & Methodist versus Evangelical & Pentecostal), education, & theological education predicted acceptance of evolution.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Pentecostal, Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain; Evangelical, Great Britain; Church of England; Great Britain, England; Evolution; Education
  • The association between sucidal ideation, explicit religion and implicit religion: An empirical enquiry among 13 to 15 year-old adolescents.
    Francis, Leslie J. (2013)
    Implicit Religion 16:1: 93-109.

    Operationalizes implicit religion as believing one can be a good Christian without attending church. analyzes questionnaire data from English & Welsh 13-15 year old students. Implicit religion was not associated with lower levels of suicide ideation.

    Associated Search Terms: Suicide; Adolescents; Great Britain, England; Great Britain, Wales; Implicit religion; Practice; Students, secondary
  • Reified knowledge about "religion" in prisons.
    Beckford, James A. (2012)
    In Mathew Guest and Elisabeth Arweck (eds.) Religion and Knowledge: Sociological Perspectives. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 25-38.

    Reified forms of what religion is thought to be are imposed by the prison systems of France, England, & Wales.

    Associated Search Terms: France; Great Britain, England; Great Britain, Wales; Penology; Power; Reification
  • Choosing my Religion: Young People's Personal Christian Knowledge.
    Collins-Mayo, Sylvia (2012)
    In Mathew Guest and Elisabeth Arweck (eds.) Religion and Knowledge: Sociological Perspectives. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 14-163.

    Based on 2004-07 questionnaire & interview data fro English young people (aged 8-23); reports beliefs & sources of religious knowledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, England; Children; Belief; Adolescents
  • Locating nonreligion, in mind, body and space: New research methods for a new field.
    Lee, Lois (2012)
    In Luigi Berzano and Ole Preben Riis (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion 3. New Methods in the Sociology of Religion. Leiden Brill, pp. 135-157.

    Non religion is a broader term than atheism, going beyond the intellectual. It is narrower than secularism, which is a negative measure of religion taken as a positive. Describes strategies for gethering interview data on nonreligion; uses illustrative intervews from work in southeast England.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularism; Nonreligion; Methods; Great Britain, England; Atheist
  • Religion, sexual orienttion and the Equality Act 2010: Gay bishops in the Church of England negotiating rights against discrimination.
    Clucas, Rob (2012)
    Sociology 46:5: 936-950.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, England; Homosexuality; Church of England; Bishop; Discrimination
  • The Intergenerational Transmission of Churchgoing in England and Australia.
    Voas, David, and Ingrid Storm (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 53:4: 377-395.

    Analyzes 2001 International Congregational Life Survey data across 3 generations in England & Australia. Both grandparents' & parents' attendance, especially as couples, promotes children's attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Generations; Great Britain, England; Practice; Socialization; Australia
  • Biblical literalism: A test of the compensatory schema hypothesis among Anglicans in England.
    Village, Andrew (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:2: 175-196.

    Analyzes 2000-02 clergy survey data & 2004-07 lay member data from the Church of England. Education (inversely) rather than gender predicted literalism, even among conservatives & evangelical believers, thus not supporting the theory that literalism compensates for a lack of access to leadership positions in a church.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Church of England; Clergy; Gender; Great Britain, England; Literalism; Literalism scale
  • "A Quaint and Dangerous Anachronism"? Who Supports the (Dis)establishment of the Church of England?
    Field, Clive D. (2011)
    Implicit Religion 14:3: 319-341.

    Secondary analysis of surveys, showing the matter of the (dis)establishment of the Church of England is not a pressing issue.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Church of England; State
  • An anatomy of change: Profiling cohort-difference in beliefs and attitudes among Anglicans in England.
    Village, Andrew, and Leslie J. Francis (2010)
    Journal of Anglican Studies 8:1:59-81.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Great Britain, England; Change; Church of England; Clergy
  • Statistics for Evidence-based Policy in the Church of England: Predicting Diocesan Performance.
    Francis, Leslie J., Patrick Laycock, and Andrew Village (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 52:2: 207-220.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Diocese; Membership; Practice; Great Britain; Policy research
  • You don't Have To Go to Church to Be a Good Christian: The Implicit Religion of Rural Anglican Churchgoers Celebrating Harvest.
    Walker, David, Leslie J. Francis, and Mandy Robbins (2010)
    Implicit Religion 13:3: 319-325.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from participants in harvest festival services in the Diocese of Worcestershire.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Worcester; Implicit religion; Rural; Church of England
  • The Mind of the Anglican Clergy: Assessing Attitudes and Beliefs in the Church of England.
    Village, Andrew, and Leslie J. Francis (2009)
    Lampeter, U.K.: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Great Britain; Church of England; Clergy
  • Anglican Clergy as Victims of Routinized Violent Activities in Urban and Rural Localities.
    Downey, David, Jonathan Gabe, and Maria O'Beirne (2008)
    Sociology 42:1: 83-99.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Church of England; Violence; Great Britain; Urban/rural; Victim; Criminology
  • Rendering unto Caesar? The Politics of the Church of England Clergy Since 1980.
    Field, Clive D. (2007)
    Journal of Anglican Studies 5:1: 89-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Clergy; Church of England
  • The relationship between attitude toward prayer and professional burnout among Anglican parochial clergy England: Are praying cledrgy healthier clergy?
    Turton, Douglas W., and Leslie J. Francis (2007)
    Mental Health, Religion & Culture 10:1: 61-74.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Church of England; Burnout; Prayer; Great Britain
  • God Images and Empathy. A Study among Secondary School Pupils in England.
    Francis, Leslie J. (2007)
    In Pierre Hegy (ed.)What Do We Imagine God to Be? The Function of "God Images" in Our Lives. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 67-88.

    Based on questionnaire data from English secondary students. Favorable images of God correlate with empathy scores & gender.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Great Britain, England; God, image of; Empathy
  • The Bible and Lay People: An Empirical Approach to Ordinary Hermeneutics.
    Village, Andrew (2007)
    Hampshire, England: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Wales; Education; Church of England; Literalism
  • Pulling Out of the Nosedive: A Contemporary Picture of Church-Going: What the 2005 English Church Census Reveals.
    Brierley, Peter (2006)
    London: Christian Research.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, England; Practice
  • Fragmented Faith? Exposing the Fault-Lines in the Church of England.
    Francis, Leslie J., Mandy Robbins, and Jeff Astley (2005)
    Milton Keynes: Paternoster Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Great Britain
  • Factors Shaping Biblical Literalism: A Study among Anglican Laity.
    Village, Andrew (2005)
    Journal of Beliefs and Values 26:1:29-38.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Great Britain; Literalism
  • Assessing Belief about the Bible: A Study among Anglican Laity.
    Village, Andrew (2005)
    Review of Religious Research 46:3: 243-254.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from U.K. Anglicans; congregations' philosophies vary with their members' biblical literalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Great Britain; Church of England; Premarital sex; Liberal/conservative; Moral; Abortion; Homosexuality; Practice; Literalism
  • A Sociological History of Christian Worship.
    Stringer, Martin D. (2005)
    Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Orthodox, eastern; Great Britain, Salisbury; Ethiopian Orthodox; Georgian Orthodox; Ritual; India, Kerala; Popular religion; Habitus; Armenian Apostolic Church; Historical; Great Britain, England
  • Rituels royaux en Angleterre: deux enterrements et un jubilé.
    Davie, Grace (2004)
    In E. Dianteill, D. Hervieu-Léger, and I. Saint-Martin (eds.) La modernité rituelle. Rites politiques et religieux des sociétés modernes. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 23-38.

    Associated Search Terms: England; Ritual; Great Britain, England; Political religion
  • Belonging without Believing: A Study in the Social Signfiicance of Anglican Identity and Implicit Religion among 13-15 Year-old Males.
    Francis, Leslie J., and Mandy Robbins (2004)
    Implicit Religion 7:1: 37-54. Comment by Grace Davie 7:1: 55-58.

    Analyzes survey data from English & Welsh 13-15 year-old boys who believed in God, comparing those who had no religion & those who were Anglican. The 2 groups different on a number of attitude items.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Membership; Adolescents; Identity; Church of England; Great Britain
  • Churchgoing Rates in Nineteenth-century England: Supply-side Deficiency or Demand-led Decline?
    Crockett, Alasdair (2004)
    In Alesdair Crockett and Richard O'Leary (eds.) Patterns and Processes of Religious Change in Modern Industrial Societies: Europe and the United States. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 13-49.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Urban/rural; Ecology; Practice; Great Britain, England; Secularization
  • From England's Nazareth to Sweden's Jerusalem. Movement, (Virtual) Landscapes and Pilgrimage.
    Coleman, Simon (2004)
    In Simon Coleman and John Eade (eds.) Reframing Pilgrimage Cultures in Motion. London: Routledge, pp. 45-68..

    Focuses on pilgrims taking concerns from home to sacred places. Uses the examples of Roman & Anglo Catholics at Walsingham & Word of Life (Evangelical) Swedes at Jerusalem.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Comparative; Pentecostal, neo, Sweden; Church of England; Pilgrimage; Livets Ord, Sweden; Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • Sans l'État pas de Transmission de la Religion? Le Cas de l'Angleterre.
    Beckford, James A. (2003)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 121: 57-68.

    Pluralism in Great Britain has stretched tolerance beyond its limits; so the Church of England has an advantage.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; State; Tolerance; Church of England; Great Britain
  • Biblical Interpretation Among Church of England Lay People.
    Village, Andrew (2003)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Bristol, U.K.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Literalism; Divorce; Abortion; Great Britain; Practice; Premarital sex; Liberal/conservative; Church of England; Homosexuality
  • Establishment or Disestablishment?: A Survey Among Church of England Clergy.
    Smith, Guy, Leslie J. Francis, and Mandy Robbins (2002)
    Implicit Religion 5:2: 105-120.

    Analyzes 2000 questionnaire data from 256 clergy of the Diocese of Worcester; respondents wanted the established status retained, with some alterations.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Worcester; State; Clergy; Church of England
  • The Tension between an Established Church and Equal Opportunities in Religion: The Case of Prison Chaplaincy.
    Beckford, James A. (2001)
    In Paula D. Nesbitt (ed.) Religion and Social Policy. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 39-53.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Great Britain; Pluralism; Prison chaplain
  • Young Catholics at the New Millennium.
    Fulton, John, Anthony M. Abela, Irena Borowik, Teresa Dowling, Penney Marler, and Luigi Tomasi (2001)
    Dublin, Ireland: University College Press.

    Based on in-depth interviews in 6 nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Catholic; Youth; Malta; Ireland; Poland; Italy; United States; Great Britain, England; Moral
  • The Mainline Churches as a Counterbalance to the State: The Church of England in the Thatcher Period and the Catholic Church in Poland Under the Communist Regime.
    Gilarek, Katarzyna (2000)
    In Tom Inglis, Zdzislaw Mach, and Rafal Mazanek (eds.) Religion and Politics: East-West Contrasts from Contemporary Europe. Dublin: University College Dublin Press, pp. 129-146.

    Associated Search Terms: Poland; Catholic, Poland; Politics, Great Britain; Politics, Poland; Great Britain; Church of England
  • The Influence of the Charismatic Movement on Local Church Life. A Compartive Study among Anglican Rural, Urban and Suburban Churches.
    Francis, Leslie J., David W. Lankshear, and Susan H. Jones (2000)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 15:1: 121-130.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, neo, Great Britain; Church of England; Great Britain; Comparative; Urban/rural
  • 'We Don't Celebrate Christmas, We Just Give Gifts': Adaptations to Migration and Social Change among Hindu, Muslim, and Sikh Children in England.
    Larson, Heidi (2000)
    In Jerry G. Pankhurst and Sharon K. Houseknecht (eds.), Family, Religion, and Social Change in Diverse Societies. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 283-302.

    Associated Search Terms: Children; Pakistani British; Indian British; Pluralism; Great Britain, England, Southall; Hindu, Great Britain; Feast; Adaptation; Sikh, Great Britain; Islam, Great Britain; Migrant
  • The Management of Religious Diversity in England and Wales with Special Reference to Prison Chaplains.
    Beckford, James A. (1999)
    International Journal on Multicultural Societies 1:2: 55-66.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, England; Diversity; Great Britain, Wales; Pluralism; Prison chaplain
  • Sociology and the Church of England.
    Martin, David (1999)
    In Liliane Voyé and Jaak Billiet (eds.) Sociology and Religions: an Ambiguous Relationship / Sociologie et religions: des relations ambiguës. Leuven: Leuven University Press, pp. 131-138.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Sociology of religion; Great Britain
  • Religion in English Everyday Life: An Ethnographic Approach.
    Jenkins, Timothy (1999)
    New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books.

    2 case studies showing religion ordering everyday life. One case is a country parish of the Church of England, the other an annual procession in Bristol.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Church of England; Feast; Great Britain, Comberton; Great Britain, Bristol; Everyday life; Parish
  • A Different Voice: A Different View.
    Robbins, Mandy (1998)
    Review of Religious Research 40:1: 75-80.

    British Anglican clergy women saw female clergy collectively having different but not superior gifts compared to their male counterparts.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Great Britain; Women; Clergy
  • Organizing God's Work.
    Harris, Margaret (1998)
    New York: St. Martin's Press.

    Studies the role of 4 parishes in delivering social services in Britain.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Afro-Caribbean British; Jewish, Great Britain; Church of England; Pentecostal, Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain; Charities; Great Britain; Organization
  • Ethnic and Religious Diversity among Prisoners: The Politics of Prison Chaplaincy.
    Beckford, James A. (1998)
    Social Compass 45:2: 265-277.

    Associated Search Terms: Prison chaplain; Great Britain; Pluralism; Church of England
  • Religion in Prison: "Equal Rites" in a Multi-Faith Society.
    Beckford, James A., and Sophie Gilliat (1998)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Tensions between Anglicans & other religions in Britain's prison chaplaincy; makes comparisons with the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Prison chaplain; Church of England; Pluralism; Comparative
  • Clergy Activities and Attitudes in the Church in Wales.
    Harris, Christopher C., and Richard Startup (1996)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 7: 109-126.

    Based on 1990 questionnaire data from Anglican clergy in Wales.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Wales; Church of England; Clergy
  • The Church of England and other Faith Communities in a Multi-faith Society.
    Beckford, James A., and Sophie Gilliat (1995)
    World Faith Encounter 10: 59-64.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Great Britain; Pluralism
  • Les églises britanniques et l'Europe.
    Davie, Grace (1993)
    In Gilbert Vincent and Jean-Paul Willaime (eds.) Religions et transformations de l'Europe. Strasbourg: Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg, pp. 331-341.

    Associated Search Terms: England; Great Britain, Scotland; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Great Britain, Wales; Great Britain; Great Britain, England
  • Believing and Belonging: Religion in Rural England.
    Winter, Michael, and Christopher Short (1993)
    British Journal of Sociology 44:4: 635-651.

    Analyzes survey data from rural England; finds high levels of belief & sense of belongingness to the Church of England, despite low levels of practice.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Practice; Great Britain, England; Belief; Rural; Membership
  • Believing without Belonging? The Case of Roman Catholics in England.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P. (1992)
    In Bryan R. Wilson (ed.) Religion: Contemporary Issues. London: Bellew, pp. 125-134.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, England; Catholic, Great Britain
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