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  • Permanent deacons and non-profit directors: Comparing leadership styles among facilitators of community agencies.
    Reed, Jordan, and Joseph R. Ferrari (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:1: 21-29.

    Compares scores on leadership style scales of 203 Catholic permanent deacons & 202 male community-based social action program directors.

    Associated Search Terms: Social services; Catholic, U.S.A.; Deacon; Leadership
  • Decline and conflict Causes and consequences of leaership transitions in religious congregations.
    Dollhopf, Erica J., and Christopher P. Scheitle (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:4: 675-697.

    Analyzes the 2006-07 wave of the National Congregations Study data (U.S.A.). Explores why congregation leadership changes were associated with conflict & membership decline.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Congregation; Leadership; Conflict
  • Racial insularity and ethnic faith: The emerging Korean American religious elite.
    Park, Jerry Z. (2012)
    In Carolyn Chen and Russell Jeung (eds.) Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, ethnicity, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second Generation. New Brusnwick, New Jersey: Rutgers Universty Press, pp. 135-155.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Korean Americans; Leadership
  • From the Unification Church to the Unification Movement and Back.
    Bromley, David G., and Alexa Blonner (2012)
    Nova religio 16:2: 86-95.

    Based on interviews with Unification Church leaders during a time of transition. There was a recurring tension between settled church & social movement forms of organization.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Unification Church; Social movement; Leadership
  • Mysticism, charisma and religious leadership.
    Feldman, Anat (2012)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Mapping Religion and Spirituality in a Postsecular World. Religion and the Social Order 22. Leiden: Brill, pp. 85-97.

    Based on participant observation in the community of the charismatic mystical Jewish leader Yaakov Ifargan.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Participant observation; Leadership; Case study; Israel; Jewish, Israel
  • I'll think of something: Improvisation in small church service programs.
    Kapp, Deborah J. (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:2: 197-215.

    Based on field work in 2 feeding programs in Chicago, in which improvisation by staff was found to be important.

    Associated Search Terms: Social services; Improvisation; Leadership; Participant observation; United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • Uma religião em trânsito: o papel das lideranças brasileiras no novo espiritismo transnacional.
    Lewgoy, Bernardo (2011)
    Ciencias sociales y religion/Ciências sociais e religião 13:14: 93-117.

    Associated Search Terms: Leadership; Transnational; Spiritualist
  • Challenges to charismatic authority in the Unificationist Movement.
    Bromley, David G., and Rachel S. Bobbitt (2009)
    In James R. Lewis and Sarah M. Lewis (eds.) Sacred Schisms. How Religions Divide. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 129-146.

    Challenges to the original charismatic leadership of the Unification Church came from the inner-circle of the Rev. Moon's associates, from bureaucratic insurgencies, & grass roots rebellion.

    Associated Search Terms: Bureaucratic insurgency; Unification Church; Schism; Charisma; Leadership
  • Racially Diverse Congregations: Organizational Identity and the Accommodation of Differences.
    Dougherty, Kevin D., and Kimberly R. Huyser (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:1: 23-43.

    Based on 1998 National (U.S.A.) Congregations Study data. Diversity in leadership, charismatic worship, social involvement, greater size, recency of founding, & non-Protestant tradition predict degree of racial diversity.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Race; Leadership; Parish
  • Social Building Blocks of New Religious Movements: Organization and Leadership.
    Rochford, E. Burke, Jr. (2007)
    In David Bromley (ed.) Teaching New Religious Movements. New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Organization; Leadership
  • Collective Identity and the Postcharismatic Fate of Shambhala International.
    Eldershaw, Lynn P. (2007)
    Nova Religio 10:4: 72-102.

    Associated Search Terms: Vajradhatu; Identity; Participant observation; Leadership; Shambala
  • Le 'dede' moderne: évolution des paramètres de l'autorité religieuse de l'alévisme dans la turquie contemporaine.
    Dressler, Markus (2006)
    Sociologie et sociétés 38:1: 69-92.

    As the once marginal Alevist sect enters Turkish & diaspora society, its traditional leadership (dedelik) is differentiating into a traditional ritual sector & a secular one.

    Associated Search Terms: Differentiation; Leadership; Islam, Turkey; Turkey; Alevi
  • Elite Power: Social Networks within American Evangelicalism.
    Lindsay, D. Michael (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:3: 207-227.

    Based on 2002-04 interviews with Evangelical leaders about strategies related to the movement of Evangelicalism into the U.S. mainstream.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Leadership; Legitimation
  • Organizational Culture and Women's Leadership: A Study of Six Catholic Parishes.
    Ecklund, Elaine Howard (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:1: 81-98.

    Based on interviews & participant observation in 6 upstate New York Roman Catholic parishes; progressive parishes promote female leadership.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Leadership; United States, New York; Catholic, U.S.A.; Parish
  • Sociologie degli attori musulmani: leadership islamiste in Italia.
    Guolo, Renzo (2004)
    Religioni e società 50: 8-12.

    Associated Search Terms: Leadership; Italy; Islam, Italy
  • The PARAL Study: The National Survey of Leadership in Latino Parishes and Congregations.
    Stevens-Arroyo, Anthony M., Anneris Goris, and Ariela Keysar (2002)
    Brooklyn, New York: Office of Research for Religion in Society and Culture, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York.

    Associated Search Terms: Latino Americans; Parish; Leadership
  • High Priestess. Mother, Leader, Teacher.
    Berger, Helen A. (2000)
    In Wendy Griffin (ed.) Daughters of the Goddess. Studies of Healing, Identity, and Empowermen. Walnut Creek, California: Alta Mira, pp. 103-118.

    Based on 1986-97 participant observation in the northeast U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Wicca; Witch; Leadership
  • Leaders and Leadership in Islam and in Transplanted Islam in Europe.
    Dassetto, Felice (1999)
    In Einar Helander (ed.) Religion and Social Transitions. Helsinki: Helsinki University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Leadership; Islam, Europe; Transplantation
  • The Black Church in the Civil Rights Movement: The SCLC as the Decentralized, Radical Arm of the Black Church.
    Morris, Aldon (1996)
    In Christian Smith (ed.) Disruptive Religion. The Force of Faith in Social Movement Activism. New York: Routledge, pp. 29-46.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Social movement; Civil rights movement; African Americans
  • Ministerial Effectiveness in Ten Functions.
    Nauss, Allen H. (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 36:1: 58-69.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Missouri Synod Lutheran lay leaders; examines correlations between ministerial functions & different leadership skills.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Leadership
  • Changing Modes of Leadership in the New Testament Period.
    Kee, Howard Clark (1992)
    Social Compass 39:2: 241-254.

    Examines leadership roles as presented in different parts of the New Testament.

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; Leadership
  • L'Exercise du Pouvoir dans le Protestantisme. Les Conseillers de Paroisse de France et de Suisse Romande.
    Campiche, Roland J., François Baatard, Gilbert Vincent, and Jean-Paul Willaime (1990)
    Genève: Labor et Fides.

    Analyzes 1983-86 survey data from Protestant parish council members in France & Switzerland.

    Associated Search Terms: Laity; Switzerland; Protestant, Switzerland; France; Protestant, France; Leadership
  • Leadership and tradition in the regulation of Catholic monasticism.
    Winthrop, Robert H. (1985)
    Anthropological Quarterly 58;1: 30-38.

    Recounts the post-Napoleonic Benedictine revival in France & a short-lived foundation in the U.S. in connection with a foundation in Jerusalem.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Benedictine; Change; Historical; Leadership; Catholic
  • Leaders, Values, and Societal Change.
    Wood, James R. (1984)
    Sociological Analysis 45:1: 1-10.

    Associated Search Terms: Leadership; Change; Values
  • Praising the Lord and Penetrating the Community: Transition and Dual Leadership Functions in a Contemporary Hebrew Christian Group.
    Kohn, Rachel L.E. (1984)
    Sociological Analysis 45:1: 29-40.

    Based on 1981-82 field work with the Hamilton Friends of Israel, in Hamilton, Ontario.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Hamilton; Hebrew Christian, Hamilton Friends of Israel; Social movement; Leadership
  • From Personal Endowment to Bureaucratic Appointment: The Transition in Israel of the Communal Religious Leaders of Moroccan Jews.
    Shokeid, Moshe (1980)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 19:2: 105-113.

    Observations of Moroccan rabbis in Israel.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Leadership; Charisma; Moroccan Israelis; Israel; Clergy
  • Voluntary Associations and Communal Leadership among Jews of the United States.
    York, Aaron (1979)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Leadership; Association
  • Charisma and Religious Leadership: An Historical Analysis.
    Barnes, Douglas F. (1978)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 17:1: 1-18.

    Associated Search Terms: Founder; Historical; Leadership; Charisma; Comparative
  • The Isolation of Leadership: A Case-study of a Precarious Religious Organization.
    Hayashida, Cullen T. (1976)
    Review of Religious Research 17:2: 141-152.

    Based on 1967-68 participant observation & '68 questionnaire data from an Evangelical youth organization at the University of Hawaii.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Leadership; United States, Hawaii, Manoa; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Socioeconomic Status and Leadership Selection in the Mormon Missionary System.
    Payne, David E. (1972)
    Review of Religious Research 13:2: 118-125.

    Similarity in socio-economic status between selector & selected is important.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Leadership; Mormon; Missions
  • Religious Leadership in America.
    Harrison, Paul M. (1969)
    In Donald R. Cutler (ed.), The Religious Situation: 1969. Boston: Beacon, pp. 957-979.

    Overview, based on a review of some of the professions literature.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Leadership
  • A Study of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
    Reagin, Ewell (1968)
    Review of Religious Research 9:2: 88-96.

    Participant observation study of a 1965-66 S.C.L.C. initiative in Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil rights movement; Southern Christian Leadership Conference; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Participant observation; African Americans
  • Classification of the Variables of Socioeconomic Class, Ecological Place and Leadership Style in Urban Church Congregations.
    Chalfant, H. Paul (1967)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Oklahoma State University.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Parish; Ecology; Stratification; Leadership
  • Religion, Dogmatism and Community Leadership: An Extension of the Theories of the Open and Closed Mind.
    Lengermann, Joseph J., and William V. D'Antonio (1964)
    Sociological Analysis 25:3: 141-158.

    Associated Search Terms: Community; Dogmatism; Leadership
  • A Study of Lay Leadership.
    Cassidy, Sally Whelan (1959)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Chciago.

    Associated Search Terms: Laity; Leadership
  • The Class-related Characteristics of Lay Leaders in the Churches of a Small Mid-western City.
    Swan, Charles Lundeen (1955)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Northwestern University.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; United States, Michigan, Three Rivers; Leadership; Stratification
  • Church Leadership in Polk County, Iowa.
    Ghormley, Hugh W. (1955)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Iowa State University.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Iowa, Polk County; Leadership; United States, Iowa, Des Moines
  • Leadership in the Church and Personal Djustment in Old Age.
    Moberg, David O. (1953)
    Sociology and Social Research 37: 312-316.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from senior citizens in Minneapolis/St. Paul area old age homes; shows Protestants who held or had held church leadership positions had higher scores on an adjustment scale than did other Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Minnesota, Minneapolis; Leadership; Gerontology
  • Religio-socio-economic Characteristics of Urban Church Officers.
    Shippey, Frederick A. (1947)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation (religion), Northwestern University.

    Associated Search Terms: Leadership; Urban
  • The Rise and Development of Lay Leadership in the Latter-day Saint Movement.
    Lloyd, Wesley Parkinson (1939)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon; Leadership; Lay
  • Meister und Jünger. Zwei religionssoziologische Betrachtungen./Master and disciple: Two Religio-sociological Studies.
    Wach, Joachim (1925)
    Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck./Journal of Religion 42:1(1962): 1-21.

    Associated Search Terms: Disciple; Guru; Leadership
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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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