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  • Clergy work orientation profiles and wellbeing at work: A study of the Lutheran clergy in Finland.
    Tervo-Niemelä, Kati (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:3: 365-384.

    Analyzes 2014 survey data from Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland clergy. Finds 4 role profiles: multi-faceted, worship, justice & helping, & passive. Only the last of these was inversely associated with job satisfaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Finland; Lutheran, Finland; Clergy role; Job satisfaction; Clergy
  • "No longer believing in belonging": A longitudinal study of Finnish generation Y from confirmation experience to church-leaving.
    Niemelä, Kati (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2: 172-186.

    Questionnaire data from young adults who had been confirmed in the Lutheran Church of Finland; dropping out was general. The generation was not inclined to remain affiliated on the basis of tradition but rather held individual states of belief & disbelief to be of primary importance.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Finland, Tampere; Young adults; Disaffiliation; Lutheran, Finland
  • New Communities of Worship: Continuities and Mutations among Religious Organizations in Finland.
    Ketola, Kimmo, Tuomas Martikainen, and Hanna Salomäki (2014)
    Social Compass 61:2: 153-171.

    An update on religion in Finland, highlighting the dialectic between community & freedom. Comment by Lene Kühle, pp. 172-177.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Finland; Yoga, Finland; Freedom; Community; Finland
  • Rural Development as a Frame Analytic Challenge for Religious Communities: The Case of Rural Parishes of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland.
    Pesonen, Heikki, and Kari Mikko Vesala (2007)
    Social Compass 54:2: 281-293.

    Based on interviews; examines the emergence of rural development activism in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; Activism; Finland; Lutheran, Finland
  • At the Intersection of Faith and Life: A Narrative Approach to the Faith of Church Employees.
    Niemelä, Kati (2007)
    Social Compass 54:2: 187-200.

    Survey & interviews of Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland employees, including clergy. Content analysis of the in-depth interviews. Develops a typology of faith narratives.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Narrative; Clergy; Youth ministry; Content analysis; Finland; Deacon; Lutheran, Finland
  • Individually Together. Volunteering in Late Modernity: Social Work in the Finnish Church.
    Yeung, Anne Birgitta (2004)
    Helsinki: Finnish federation for Social Welfare and Health.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Finland; Volunteering; Finland
  • The Evangelical-Lutheran Church and State in Finland.
    Sihvo, Jouko (1991)
    Social Compass 38:1: 17-24.

    Overview essay.

    Associated Search Terms: Finland; Lutheran, Finland; State
  • Orthodox-Lutheran Intermarriage in Finland.
    Huotari, Voitto (1991)
    Social Compass 38;1: 25-31.

    Associated Search Terms: Finland; Marriage; Lutheran, Finland; Orthodox, eastern, Finland
  • The Process of Secularization. A Neglected Issue in Finnish Sociology.
    Sundback, Susan (1988)
    Social Compass 35:1: 91-106.

    Criticizes the neglect of secularization as a research topic in Finland; reviews modern Finnish history to explain the civil religious & church roles of religion in Finland.

    Associated Search Terms: Finland; Historical; Secularization; Civil religion; Lutheran, Finland
  • Finnish Revivalism as an Expression of Popular Piety.
    Huotari, Voitto (1982)
    Social Compass 29:2/3: 113-123.

    Moreso than other European Lutheran churches, the Finnish has small revival groups supplementing its central organization.

    Associated Search Terms: Finland; Lutheran, Finland; Popular religion; Revival; Revivalism
  • The Content of the Parochial Sermons in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland as Indicators of the Openness and Closedness of the Church as System.
    Lampinen, Tapio (1980)
    Social Compass 27:4: 417-435.

    1975 data; factor analysis of sermon contents.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Finland; Content analysis; Finland; Systems theory; Preaching; Factor analysis
  • The Church of Finland in a Changing Society.
    Kortekangas, Paavo (1969)
    Review of Religious Research 10:2: 88-99.

    Review of the 19th-20th century literature; includes participation by occupation groups in Tampere, Finland, 1855-1905.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Lutheran, Finland; Finland
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