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  • The political attitudes and activities of Missouri Snod Lutheran (LCMS) clergy in 2001 and 2009: A research note.
    Walz, Jeff, and Steve Montreal (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:1: 149-163.

    Analyzes 2001 & '09 Cooperative Clergy Survey data; Missouri Synod clergy became increasingly politically conservative & active.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Religious Change and Stability: Seasonality in Church Attendance from the 1940s to the 2000s.
    Olson, Paul J., and David Beckworth (2010)
    Journal for the Sciebntific Study of Religion 50:2: 388-396.

    Analyzes attendance data from 2 Midwest U.S.A. churches; month-to-month variation patterns are generally consistent, but lessening as attenders appear to be increasingly a committed core.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Episcopal; Lutheran, U.S.A.
  • Textual ideology, textual practice. Evangelical Bible reading in group study.
    Bielo, James S. (2009)
    In James S. Bielo (ed.) The Social Life of Scriptures. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Biblicism. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 157-175.

    Based on observation of a Lutheran-Missouri Synod Bible study group of men in Lansing, Michigan. The group's textual ideology held the bible to be authoritative, relevant to daily life, & and with texts to be read in the context of the whole Bible.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; United States, Michigan, Lansing; Bible study group
  • The Political Influence of Churches.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Christopher P. Gilbert (2009)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    1998/2004 questionnarie data from clergy, '99 from their congregation members; congregations & small groups affect political beliefs.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic skills; Social capital; Politics, U.S.A.; Parish; Social participation; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Homosexuality; Clergy role; Group; Episcopal; Abortion; Environmentalism; Network
  • What Americans Really Believe.
    Stark, Rodney, et al. (2008)
    Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press.

    Based on the 2006 Baylor Survey on Religion.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Catholic, U.S.A.; Foursquare Gospel; Jehovah´s Witness, U.S.A.; Media; Membership; United States; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee); Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Church of God in Christ, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Practice; Social capital; Southern Baptist; State; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Unitarian Universalist; Nazarene, U.S.A.; Experience; Mormon, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Proselytizing; Strictness; Women; Atheist, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Belief; United Church of Christ; Denomination (organizational entity); Disciples of Christ; Education; Contributions; Episcopal; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Communality; Megachurch
  • How Denominational Resources Influence Debate About Homosexuality in Mainline Protestant Congregations.
    Cadge, Wendy, Laura R. Olson, and Christopher Wildeman (2008)
    Sociology of Religion 69:2: 187-207.

    Based on interviews with 3 denominations' clergy in the northeast U.S.A.; denominational literature narrowed the range of response categories in the congregations--e.g., modes of disagreement rather than departures.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Homosexuality; United Methodist; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
  • The Megachurch and the Mainline: Remaking Religious Tradition in the Twenty-first Century.
    Ellingson, Stephen (2007)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Studies Lutheran churches in California that became Evengelical in tone & grew.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States, California; Megachurch; Lutheran, U.S.A.
  • Pastors in Transition: Why Clergy Leave Local Church Ministry.
    Hoge, Dean R., and Jacqueline E. Wenger (2005)
    Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2005.

    Based on 2002 questionnaire data from former U.S. Protestant clergy and a control group of active clergy, with telephone interview follow-ups with a subsample.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Ex-clergy; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; United Methodist
  • Sources of Clergy Support for Denominational Lobbying in Washington
    Djupe, Paul A., Laura R. Olson, and Christopher P. Gilbert (2005)
    Review of Religious Research 47:1: 86-99.

    Based on 1998 survey data from Episcopal and Evangelical Lutheran Church in America clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Clergy; Episcopal; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Lutheran Pastors and Politics: Issues in the Public Square.
    Walz, Jeff, and Steve Montreal (2004)
    St. Louis, Missouri: Concordia Publishing House.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Clergy
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
    Hoffrenning, Daniel, Janelle Sagness, and L. DeAne Lagerquist (2004)
    In Corwin Smidt (ed.) Pulpit and Politics: Clergy in America at the Advent of the Millennium. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Clergy; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod.
    Walz, Jeff, and Steve Montreal (2004)
    In Corwin Smidt (ed.) Pulpit and Politics: Clergy in America at the Advent of the Millennium. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Clergy; Lutheran, Missouri Synod
  • The Political Activity of Evangelical Clergy in the Election of 2000: A Case Study of Five Denominations.
    Guth, James L., Linda Beail, Greg Crow, Beverly Gaddy, Steve Montreal, Brent Nelsen, James Penning, and Jeff Walz (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:4: 501-514.

    Analyzes 2001 questionnaire data from Evangelical clergy, who are overwhelmingly Republican. Age, moral interests, & political interests predict political activism.

    Associated Search Terms: Nazarene; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Activism; Clergy; Southern Baptist; Christian Reformed Church; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Presbyterian Church in America
  • The Political Attitudes and Activities of Mainline Protestant Clergy in the Election of 2000: A Study of Six Denominations.
    Smidt, Corwin E., Sue E.S. Crawford, Melissa Deckman, Donald Gray, Dan Hofrenning, Laura R. Olson, Sherrie Steiner, and Beau Weston (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:4: 515-532.

    Analyzes 2001 questionnaire data from mainline Protestant clergy. Denominations differ in adherence to the social gospel & the moral reform movement. Differences in political party also occurred among & within denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; United Methodist; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Reformed Church in America; American Baptist; Clergy; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Introduction.
    Wuthnow, Robert, and John H. Evans (2002)
    In Robert Wuthnow and John H. Evans (ed.), The Quiet Hand of God. Faith-Based Activism and the Public Role of Mainline Protestantism. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 1-24.

    Overview of American mainline Protestantism.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United Church of Christ; American Baptist; Episcopal; Membership; Belief; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Vital Conflicts. The Mainline Denominations Debate Homosexuality.
    Cadge, Wendy (2002)
    In Robert Wuthnow and John H. Evans (ed.), The Quiet Hand of God. Faith-Based Activism and the Public Role of Mainline Protestantism. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 265-286.

    Follows debates about homosexuality in 6 American Protestant churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Protestant, U.S.A.; American Baptist; United Methodist; Homosexuality; United Church of Christ; Episcopal; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
  • The Effects of Switching on Denominational Subcultures.
    Gay, David A., John P. Lynxwiler, and Charles W. Peek (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:3: 515-525.

    Analyzes 1990-98 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; people who switched denominations held attitudes similar to those already in the denominations. Baptists show the least heterogeneity in moral attitudes, Catholics the most.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Moral; Attitude; Episcopal; Methodist, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity); Baptist, U.S.A.; Conversion
  • Variations in Strictness and Religious Commitment within and among Five Denominations.
    Olson, Daniel V.A., and Paul Perl (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:4: 757-764.

    Analyzes survey data on 625 congregations; strictness correlates with time & financial commitment across denominations but not within them.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Southern Baptist; Catholic, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity); Contributions; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Parish; Strictness
  • Giving in Five Denominations.
    Hoge, Dean R., Charles Zech, Patrick McNamara, and Michael J. Donahue (1999)
    In Mark Chaves and Sharon L. Miller (eds.), Financing American Religion. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 3-10.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United States; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Southern Baptist; Catholic, U.S.A.; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.
  • The Value of Volunteers as Resources for Congregations.
    Hoge, Dean R., Charles Zech, Patrick McNamara, and Michael J. Donahue (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37;3: 470-480.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Southern Baptist; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Voluntarism; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • In Search of Denominational Subcultures: Religious Affiliation and 'Pro-Family' Issues Revisited.
    Gay, David A., Christopher G. Ellison, and Daniel A. Powers (1996)
    Review of Religious Research 38;1: 3-17.

    Analyzes 1982-91 General Social Survey (U.S.A..) data; finds distinctive denominational subcultures.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, U.S.A.; Atheist; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Sexuality; United States; Methodist, U.S.A.; Subculture; Conservative, U.S.A.; Southern Baptist; Gender role; Jewish, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity); Abortion; Episcopal
  • Money Matters. Personal Giving in American Churches.
    Hoge, Dean R., Charles Zech, Patrick McNamara, and Michael J. Donahue (1996)
    Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press.

    Analyzes 1993-94 member questionnaire & congregation interview data from U.S.A. congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Contributions; Southern Baptist; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Impact of Religious Identification on Differences in Educational Attainment among American Women in 1990.
    Keysar, Ariela, and Barry A. Kosmin (1995)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34:1: 49-62.

    Analyzes 1989-90 telephone interview data from American adult women; shows denominational effects on women's education attainment.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; Episcopal; Conservative, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Women
  • Personal Autonomy in Religion and Marriage: Is There a Link?
    Wilson, John, and Mark Musick (1995)
    Review of Religious Research 37:1: 3-18.

    Analyzes 1987-88 interview data from married adult Americans; religious affiliates saw marriage as a lifetime commitment. Pentecostal, Baptist, & Christian/Disciples wives saw autonomy within marriage as less important.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Marriage; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; United Church of Christ; Family; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Individualism; United States; Episcopal; Jewish, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Autonomy; Practice
  • Correlates of Religious Giving in Six Protestant Denominations.
    Donahue, Michael J. (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 36:2: 149-157.

    Analyzes 1988-89 interview data from American Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Disciples of Christ; Southern Baptist; Contributions; United Church of Christ; United Methodist; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Optimal Church Size: The Bigger the Better?
    Stonebraker, Robert J. (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:3: 231-241.

    Analyzes synodal report data on 300 Lutheran congregations in western Pennsylvania; finds economies of scale support charities & denominational programs, not internal ministry.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, U.S.A.; Economic; Parish
  • Congregational Growth and Decline in Indiana among Five Mainline Denominations.
    Olson, Daniel V.A. (1993)
    In David A. Roozen and C. Kirk Hadaway (eds.) Church & Denominational Growth. Nashville; Abingdon, pp. 208-224.

    Based on 1980-88 data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Indiana; Episcopal; United Methodist; United Church of Christ; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Lutheran, Missouri Synod
  • Denominations as Dual Structures: An Organizational Analysis.
    Chaves, Mark (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:2: 147-169. [Also in Nicholas J. Demerath III, Peter Dobkin Hall, Terry Schmitt, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.), Sacred Companies (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998), pp. 175-194.

    Sees American denominations as dual entities of religious authority & agency structures; cites cases & draws implications for internal conflict & schism, & for internal secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: African Methodist Episcopal Church; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Assemblies of God; United Methodist; Episcopal; Catholic, U.S.A.; Organization; Conflict; American Lutheran Church; Denomination (type); Schism; Secularization
  • Prevalence and Correlates of New Age Beliefs in Six Protestant Denominations.
    Donahue, Michael J. (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:2: 177-184.

    Analyzes survey data from 6 large American Protestant denominations; finds little support for astrology or necromancy, but some for more general "new age" attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: United Methodist; Belief; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Necromancy; New age; United Church of Christ; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; Southern Baptist; Astrology
  • The Influence of Religion on Attitudes toward Nonmarital Sexuality: a Preliminary Assessment of Reference Group Theory.
    Cochran, John K., and Leonard Beeghley (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:1: 45-62.

    Analyzes 1972-89 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, U.S.A.; Sexual attitudes; Reference group; United States; Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.
  • General and Organizational Elites: The Case of Lutherans in Indiana.
    Mueller, Samuel A. (1991)
    Sociological Focus 24:3: 197-210.

    Ecological analysis of homes of church leaders in the 2 major Lutheran churches in Indiana, & of major Indiana politicians who belong to those churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Elite; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Indiana; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Lutheran, Missouri Synod
  • American Religion in the Post-aquarian Age: Values and Demographic Factors in Church Growth and Decline.
    Perrin, Robin D. (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:1: 75-89.

    Presents mean member ages & number of children born to members of 14 denominations, from 1972-85 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Church of God; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Jehovah´s Witness, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Family; Age; Membership; United States; Mormon, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Disciples of Christ
  • A New Typology for Organizations: Market, Bureaucracy, Clan and Mission, with Application to American Denominations.
    Scherer, Ross P. (1988)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 27:4: 475-498.

    Examines prior studies of various denominations; focuses on the % of members adhering to the denomination of their parents, & data on pastors' views of church organization & mission.

    Associated Search Terms: American Lutheran Church; Catholic, U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; Episcopal; Southern Baptist; American Baptist; Organization; Evangelical United Brethren, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Lutheran Church in America; Lutheran, Missouri Synod
  • Patterns of Parish Leadership, Cost and Effectiveness in Four Denominations.
    Hoge, Dean R., Jackson W. Carroll, and Francis K. Scheets (1988)
    Kansas City, Missouri: Sheed & Ward.

    Analyzes previously published data, & new 1987 American data on financial needs.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Clergy; Episcopal; Lutheran Church in America; Sisters; Parish; United Methodist
  • Religious Affiliation, Attendance and Support for 'Pro-Family' Issues in the United States.
    Hertel, Bradley R., and Michael Hughes (1987)
    Social Forces 65:3: 858-880.

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

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Sexual attitudes; United States; Practice; Women; Family; Episcopal; Baptist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • The Other Side of Good Samaritanism: The Helping Ethic in Judeo-Christian Ideology and Practice.
    Terian, Sara Mirjam Kärkkäinen (1984)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Notre Dame. [DA 45:6 A, p. 1886]

    Reviews literature on doctrines about charitable works; analyzes interview data from a Midwest U.S. city; focuses on views about recipients of help.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Altruism; Lutheran Church in America
  • Religion, Mastery-over-nature, and Environmental Concern.
    Hand, Carl M., and Kent D. Van Liere (1984)
    Social Forces 63:2: 555-570.

    Analyzes 1976 questionnaire data from Washington State; shows non Judeo-Christians more concerned about the environment, with significant differences among Judeo-Christian denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Washington; Episcopal; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Environmentalism; Methodist, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Religious Affiliation, Religiosity and Racial Prejudice: A New Look at Old Relationships.
    Chalfant, H. Paul, and Charles W. Peek (1983)
    Review of Religious Research 215:2: 155-161.

    Analyzes 1970s National Opinion Research Center data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Practice; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Catholic, U.S.A.; Prejudice
  • Women Pastors. What Happens after Placement?
    Royle, Marjorie H. (1982)
    Review of Religious Research 24:2: 116-127.

    Analyzes 1976 data on female clergy ordained since 1970 in 4 U.S. denominations, & a comparison group of male clergy; few differences were found in membership or financial trends between female-pastored & male pastored churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran Church in America; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; United Methodist; Clergy; Women
  • Religious Conformity In an Age of Disbelief: Contextual Effects of Time, Denomination, and Family Processes Upon Church Decline and Apostasy.
    Nelsen, Hart M. (1981)
    American Sociological Review 46:5: 632-640.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 4th-8th graders in public & Catholic schools in southern Minnesota.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Students, primary; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity); Methodist, U.S.A.; Family; United States, Minnesota; Socialization; Disaffiliation; Generations
  • Religio-ethnic Effects on Attainments in the Early Career.
    Stryker, Robin (1981)
    American Sociological Review 46:2: 212-231.

    Analyzes 1975 follow-up survey data from 1957 white high school seniors in Wisconsin & a Milwaukee subsample; focuses on later education & first job. Uses denominational & ethnic categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; United States, Wisconsin; Jewish, U.S.A.; Achievement; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Stratification; Ethnic; Education
  • Civil Religion and other Religious Identities.
    Wimberley, Ronald C., and James A. Christenson (1981)
    Sociological Analysis 42:2: 91-100.

    Analyzes 1975 questionnaire data from a North Carolina sample; civil religion attitude scores vary by denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: Quaker, U.S.A.; Church of God; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity); Lutheran, U.S.A.; Christian, U.S.A.; United States, North Carolina; Civil religion
  • The Influence of Assimilation on American Protestant Ministers' Beliefs, 1928-1978.
    Hoge, Dean R., and John E. Dyble (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:1: 64-77.

    Replicates the survey of Chicago Protestant clergy by Betts in 1928; shows a liberalization of theological beliefs.

    Associated Search Terms: American Baptist; Lutheran, U.S.A.; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Clergy; Belief; Assimilation; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Change; United Church of Christ; United Methodist; Episcopal
  • Evidence on the Relationship between Religion and Educational Attainment.
    Mueller, Charles W. (1980)
    Sociology of Education 53: 140-152.

    Analyzes 1973-78 National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A.) data; uses religion in which respondents were raised as a variable, not current religion. Shows no substantial religion effects on educational attainment, beginning with the 1908 birth cohort.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Protestant, U.S.A.; Education; Jewish, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.
  • Perceived Influences on Occupational Choice of Seminarians.
    Cross, William M. (1980)
    Concordia Theological Quarterly 44:1: 3-16.

    Analyzes 1976-77 questionnaire data from students in Concordia Seminary (St. Louis), Seminex (St. Louis), & Concordia Seminary (Springfield, Missouri).

    Associated Search Terms: Seminarians; Vocation; Lutheran, U.S.A.
  • Religion, Ideal Family Size, and Abortion: Extending Renzi's Hypothesis.
    D'Antonio, William V., and Steven Stack (1980)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 19:4: 397-408.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; United States; Baptist, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Family; Abortion
  • Denominational Mobility: Current Patterns and Recent Trends.
    Kluegel, James R. (1980)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 19:1: 26-39.

    Analyzes 1973-77 General Social Survey (U.S.A..) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, U.S.A.; United States; Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; United Church of Christ; Methodist, U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; Conversion; Episcopal; Baptist, U.S.A.
  • White American Socio-religious Groups and Work Values.
    Roof, Wade Clark (1980)
    Ethnicity 7: 218-224.

    Analyzes 1973, '74, '76, & '77 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data from white men; reports mean conformance-to-Protestant-Ethic scores for Protestant denominations & Catholic ethnic groups; finds ethnicity & specific denomination important.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); United States; Congregational, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Protestant Ethic; Jewish, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Ethnic
  • Clergy and Funeral Directors: An Exploration in Role Conflict.
    Bradfield, Cecil David, and R. Ann Myers (1980)
    Review of Religious Research 21:3: 343-350.

    Analyzes data from a sample of Lutheran clergy in the United States.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Death; Funeral directors; Role conflict; Lutheran, U.S.A.
  • Strains, Conflicts, and Schisms in Protestant Denominations.
    Takayama, K. Peter (1980)
    In Ross P. Scherer (ed.) American Denominational Organizations. A Sociological View. Pasadena: William Carey Library, pp. 298-322.

    Overview of conflict & schism in American Protestantism; case studies of the Southern Presbyterian & Missouri Synod Lutheran schisms.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Protestant, U.S.A.; Schism; Conflict; National Presbyterian Church
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