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  • Wage differentials in the United States: Does religious participation matter?
    Beck, Sedefka V. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 558-578.

    Analyzes 2003 & '05 panel interview data from non-Hispanic U.S. adults. Practice suppressed wages of mainline Protestants; low participation predicted lower wages for conservative Protestant men & higher wages for Catholic women.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Gender; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Panel study; Practice; Stratification; Catholic, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Go Forth and Multiply: Revisiting Religion and Fertility in the United States, 1984-2008.
    Borch, Casey, Matthew West, and Gordon Gauchat (2011)
    Religions 2:4: 469-484. www.mdpi.com/journal/religions

    General Social Survey data show Catholic and conservative Protestant fertility rates higher than that of liberal Protestant population.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States; Conservative/liberal; Fertility
  • Comparing Practical Theology across Religions and Denominations.
    Schneider, Jo Anne, and Patricia Wittberg, with Heidi Unruh, Jill Sinha, and John Belcher (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 52:4: 405-426.

    Based on key informant interviews & participation, concerning the conduct of social services.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Quaker, U.S.A.; Polity; Participant observation; African Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Comparative; Jewish, U.S.A.; Social services; Stewardship
  • Denominational Differences in Support for Race-Based Policies among White, Black, Hispanic, and Asian Americans.
    Brown, R. Khari (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:3:604-615.

    Analyzes 2004 telephone survey data from race quota samples of U.S. adults. White Evangelicals are less likely to support compensatory race-based policies than the non-religious & liberal Protestants, but not Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Race
  • Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life.
    Tipton, Steven M. (2007)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Based mostly on interviews with Washington-based mainline Protestant church officials.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; National Council of Churches; Liberal, U.S.A.
  • Soft Patriarchs, New Men: How Christianity Shapes Fathers and Husbands.
    Wilcox, W. Bradford (2004)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Based in large part on 1977-98 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data. Ideology is shown to have some influence on the family-related behavior of Protestant fathers in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Conservative/liberal; United States; Family; Gender role
  • The Remnant Spirit: Conservative Reform in Mainline Protestantism.
    Cowan, Douglas E. (2003)
    Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood.

    Conservatives who remain in liberal churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Liberal/conservative; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Credentialism across Ceeds: Clergy Education and Stratification in Protestant Denominations.
    Perl, Paul, and Patricia M.Y. Chang (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:2: 171-188.

    Analyzes 1993-94 survey data from ordained clergy in 16 U.S. Protestant denominations. Clergy degrees better predict income in conservative denominations than in liberal. Seminary prestige matters where congregations rather than officials appoint pastors.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Liberal/conservative; Protestant, U.S.A.; Seminary; Clergy; Stratification; Education; Polity; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • "Blessed Are the Poor:" American Protestantism and Attitudes Toward Poverty and Welfare”
    Wilson, J. Matthew (1999)
    Southeastern Political Review 27:3: 421-437.

    Mainline, Evangelical, & African American Protestants view the poor & those on welfare differently.

    Associated Search Terms: Poverty; Protestant, U.S.A.; Welfare; African Americans; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..
  • Patterns of Religious Socialization: Communalism, Associationalism and the Politics of Lifestyle.
    Jelen, Ted G., and Marthe A. Chandler (1996)
    Review of Religious Research 38;2: 142-158.

    Analyzes 1988 general Social Survey (U.S.A..) data from Christians; associational religion predicts social conservatism in politics, even among members of liberal Protestant denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Politics, U.S.A.; Associational/communal; Liberal, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States; Socialization
  • Cultural Victory and Organizational Defeat in the Paradoxical Decline of Liberal Protestantism.
    Demerath, Nicholas J., III (1995)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34:4: 458-469. [Also in Nicholas J. Demerath III, Peter Dobkin Hall, Terry Schmitt, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.), Sacred Companies: Organizational... (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998), pp. 154-171]

    The triumph of liberal Protestant values in U.S. culture also undermined strictness & commitment.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Liberal, U.S.A.; Membership
  • The Protestant Presence in Twentieth-Century America. Religion and Political Culture.
    Hammond, Phillip E. (1992)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Collects previous essays & some new ones on the theme of American civil religion & liberal Protestantism.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberal, U.S.A.; United States; Protestant, U.S.A.; State; New religions; Civil religion
  • The Structuring of Political Attitudes among Liberal and Conservative Protestants.
    Kiecolt, K. Jill, and Hart M. Nelsen (1988)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 27:1: 48-59.

    Analyzes 1972, '80, & '84 National Election data from American Protestants; shows conservative Protestants less consistent & sophisticated than liberal Protestants in their political philosophy.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberal/conservative; Politics, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States
  • Liberal Protestantism: A Sociodemographic Perspective.
    McKinney, William J., Jr., and Wade Clark Roof (1986)
    In Robert S. Michaelson and Wade Clark Roof (eds.) Liberal Protestantism. Realities and Prospects. New York: Pilgrim Press, pp. 37-50.

    Analyzes 1972-84 National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; United States; Demography; Liberal
  • The Differential Impact of Religious Preference and Church Attendance on Attitudes toward Abortion.
    McIntosh, William Alex, Letitia T. Alston, and Jon P. Alston (1979)
    Review of Religious Research 20:2: 195-213.

    Analyzes 1979 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative/liberal; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States; Abortion; Practice; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Dilemma of an Activist Church: Protestant Religion in the Sixties and Seventies.
    Quinley, Harold E. (1974)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 13:1: 1-21.

    Analyzes 1968 questionnaire data from Protestant clergy in California; shows polarization over social issues & losses of congregation members by liberals.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California; Protestant, U.S.A.; Clergy; Activism; Liberal, U.S.A.
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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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