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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 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
  • Church Attendance, Implicit Religion and Belief in Luck: The Relationship between Conventional Religiosity and Alternative Spirituality among Adolescents.
    Francis, Leslie J., Emyr Williams, and Mandy Robbins (2008)
    Implicit Religion 11:3: 239-254.

    Analyzes survey data from South Wales children, aged 13-15; unchurched religiosity (generalized Christian belief) correlated with belief in luck; churched religiosity did not.

    Associated Search Terms: Implicit religion; Adolescents; Belief; Luck; Great Britain, South Wales; Practice
  • 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
  • Behavior and Implicit Religion beyond the Churches: Religion, Superstition, Luck and Fear among 13-15 year-old Girls in Wales.
    Francis, Leslie J., Mandy Robbins, and Emyr Williams (2006)
    Implicit Religion 9:1: 74-89.

    A comparison of churched & unchurched girls showed more belief in the unchurched.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Great Britain, Wales; Students, secondary
  • Coming to Terms with the Past: Religion and Identity in Wales.
    Chambers, Paul, and Andrew Thompson (2005)
    Social Compass 52:3: 337-352.

    Based on interviews with representatives of organized religion in Wales.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Wales; Identity
  • Public Religion and Political Change in Wales.
    Chambers, Paul, and Andrew Thompson (2005)
    Sociology 39:1: 29-46.

    Based on 40 interviews with key informants.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Wales; Politics, Great Britain
  • Religion, Secularization and Social Change in Wales: Congregational Studies in a Post-Christian Society.
    Chambers, Paul (2005)
    Cardiff: University of Wales Press.

    The vitality of congregations depends on that of the communities to which they are linked.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Community; Participant observation; Secularization; Great Britain, Wales, Swansea
  • 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
  • A Social Survey of the Presbyterian Church in Wales: The Churches.
    Gregory, Diana (1997)
    Cardiff: Open University in Wales.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Wales; Presbyterian, Great Britain
  • "On or Off the Bus": Identity, Belonging, and Schims. A Case Study of a Neo-pentecostal House Church.
    Chambers, Paul (1997)
    In Stephen Hung, Malcolm Hamilton, and Tony Walter (eds.), Charismatic Christianity. Sociological Perspectives. New York: St. Martin's; London: MacMillan, pp. 140-159.

    Middle class countercultural converts entering a Wales Elim Pentecostal church in the 1980s led to schism. The old congregation all but died; the new had a 2nd schism along age lines. The younger group became a short-lived authoritarian commune.

    Associated Search Terms: Network; Stratification; Great Britain, South Wales, Pontnewydd; Jesus movement; Schism; Elim Pentecostal Church; Participant observation; Pentecostal, neo, Great Britain
  • 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
  • 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
  • Religion and Social Status in Rural Wales: "Buchedd" and its Lessons for Concepts of Stratification in Community Studies.
    Day, Graham, and Martin Fitton (1975)
    Sociological Review 23:4: 867-891.

    Shows the status stratification system involving religious participation to correlate with economic class position.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Wales; Stratification; Rural; Community study
  • The Health of the Clergy. A Review of Demographic Literature.
    King, Haitung, and John C. Bailar, III (1969)
    Demography 1: 27-43.

    Reviews literature on clergy in Great Britain, U.S.A., Switzerland, & the city of Paris; some data are from the 19th century.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Great Britain, Scotland; Great Britain, England; Mortality; France, Paris; Medical; Great Britain, Wales; Clergy; United States
  • The Welsh Religious Revival, 1904-05.
    Williams, C.R. (1952)
    British Journal of Sociology 3:3: 242-259.

    Presents the historical background & account.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Labor; Great Britain, Wales; Historical; Protestant, Great Britain
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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