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  • Un cas d’ecclesiolae in ecclesia en Norvège à la lumière de la théorie culturelle d’Emmanuel Todd.
    Knudsen, Jon P. (2016)
    Social Compass 63:1: 57-75.

    Explores the liberal/conservative conflict in the Norwegian Church, between a conservative lay movement and a liberal state church, which corresponds to geographical regions.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Norway; Conflict; Norway; Regionalism; Ecclesiola; Liberal/conservative
  • An increasingly female, increasingly urban and increasingly liberal clergy changing Church life in Finland: patterns of change among the clergy in Finland.
    Niemelä, Kati (2012)
    In Kati Niemelä (ed.) Church Work and Management in Change. Publication 61. Tampere: Church Research Institute, pp. 112-131.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberal/conservative; Change; Finland; Clergy; Women
  • Is the Market Moral? Protestant Assessments of Market Society.
    Steensland, Brian, and Zachary Schrank (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:3: 257-277.

    Evaluation of market forces in 2 American Protestant publications--Christianity Today & Christian Century.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Liberal/conservative; Economic; Media
  • Black Churches and HIV/AIDS: Factors Influencing Congregations' Responsiveness to Social Issues.
    Fulton, Brad R. (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:3: 617-630.

    Analyzes data from the 2006-07 wave of the National (U.S.A.) Congregations Study; externally engaged African American churches were more likely to have HIV/AIDS programs. The liberal/conservative dimension did not matter.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; AIDS; Liberal/conservative; African Americans
  • Black Church Sponsorship of Economic Programs: A Test of Survival and Liberation Strategies.
    Barnes, Sandra L. (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:1: 23-40.

    Analyzes 2000 clergy sample from African American churches; conservative churches offer cash assistance to the needy while liberal ones sponsor employment programs & credit unions.

    Associated Search Terms: Social services; African Americans; Liberal/conservative
  • Orthodoxy Niches: Diversity in Congregational Orthodoxy Among Three Protestant Denominations in the United States.
    Reimer, Samuel H. (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:4: 763-779.

    Based on interview data from Episcopal, United Methodist, and Assemblies of God clergy and congregants in three U.S.A. cities. Congregations and their clergy differed from one another and thereby avoided competition in the Episcopal and Methodist cases. This did not occur among Assemblies congregations because of marked denominational boundaries.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Clergy; Competition; Congregation; Liberal/conservative; Parish
  • Religion and Reproductive Genetics: Beyond Views of Embryonic Life?
    Evans, John H., and Kathy Hudson (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:4: 565-581.

    Analyzes 2003 internet-based survey data from Americans; Evangelicals, fundamentalists, & traditionalist Catholics oppose reproductive genetic technologies not only out of concern for embryonic life (similar to the caze with abortion) but also out of a different approach to suffering.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; United States; Stem cell controversy; Liberal/conservative; Moral
  • God's (Not So) Quiet Hand: The Political Advocacy of Liberal and Conservative Washington Offices.
    Kraus, Rachel M. (2005)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Purdue University.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Liberal/conservative
  • 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
  • Clergy-congregation Mismatches and Clergy Job Satisfaction.
    Mueller, Charles W., and Elaine M. McDuff (2004)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43:2: 261-273.

    Analyzes 1996 data from United Church of Christ & Disciples of Christ clergy; clergy who are more liberal than their congregations experience job dissatisfaction, but not conservative clergy with liberal congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberal/conservative; Clergy; Job satisfaction; United Church of Christ; Disciples of Christ
  • 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.
  • 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
  • The Creation of a Distinct Subcultural Identity and Denominational Growth.
    Evans, John H. (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:3: 467-477.

    Ecological analysis of 1997 survey data from Presbyterians; states where respondents were more orthodox on average & where people identified themselves as liberal held members better.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Liberal/conservative; Membership; Ecology
  • 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)
  • Theological Perspectives and Environmentalism among Religious Activists.
    Guth, James L., Lyman A. Kellstedt, Corwin E. Smidt, and John C. Green (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:4: 373-382.

    analyzes 1990-91 questionnaire data from religious social activists; shows fundamentalists, pentecostals, & conservatives giving environmentalism lower priority.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Liberal, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Conservative/liberal; Conservative, U.S.A.; Environmentalism
  • 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
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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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