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  • Religious seekers' attraction to the plain Mennonites and Amish.
    Anderson, Cory (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:1: 125-147.

    Factor analysis of survey data from a web-based convenience sample of seekers attracted to austere plain Anabaptist sects. Factor themes: familism, rejection of sexualized youth culture, fundamentalism perceived as anti-secularization, primitivism, desire for structure, Anabaptist ancestors.

    Associated Search Terms: Internet survey; Factor analysis; Conversion; Anabaptist; Seeker; Amish; Mennonite
  • Retracing the blurred boundaries of the twentieth-century "Amish Mennonite" identity.
    Anderson, Cory (2011)
    Mennonite Quarterly Review 85:3: 361-412.

    Associated Search Terms: Anabaptist; Mennonite; Identity; Historical; Amish
  • Horse-and-Buggy Mennonites: Hoof-Beats of Humility in a Postmodern World.
    Kraybill, Donald B., and James P. Hurd (2006)
    University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press.

    Studies the Wengers, a Mennonite group originating in 1927.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, U.S.A.
  • Identità e identificazione. Il pluralisme religioso nell'entreterra palermitano.
    Berzano, Luigi, and PierLuigi Zoccatelli (2005)
    Caltanisetta and Roma: Salvatore Sciascia.

    Based on research in the Diocese of Monreale; focuses on the minority religions.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, Italy; Magic; Jehovah´s Witness, Italy; Seventh-day Adventist, Italy; Soka Gakkai, Italy; Mormon, Italy; Folk religion; Pentecostal, Italy; Italy, Sicily, Monreale
  • Desert Patriarchy.
    Bennion, Janet (2004)
    Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, Mexico; Mennonite, Mexico; Mexico; Participant observation; Rural; Patriarchy
  • Studien zur Genese rationaler Lebensführung und zum Sektentypus Max Webers. Das Beispiel mennonitischer Bauernfamilien im deutschen Südwesten (1632-1850).
    Konersmann, Frank (2004)
    Zeitschrift für Soziologie 33:5: 418-438.

    Associated Search Terms: Sect; Weber, Max; Germany; Rural; Rationalization; Mennonite, Germany
  • Social Capital and Societal Vision. A Study of Six Farm Communities in Iowa.
    Curry, Janel (2003)
    In Corwin Smidt (ed.) Religion as Social Capital. Producing the Common Good. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 139-152.

    Individualist communities (Quaker, German Reformed, Catholic) had trouble mobilizing for common projects, communal ones (Dutch Reformed, Mennonite, Reorganized LDS) were isolated from extra-communal associations.

    Associated Search Terms: Quaker, U.S.A.; Reorganized Latter-day Saints; German Reformed, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Mennonite, U.S.A.; Rural; United States, Iowa; Community study; Social capital; Dutch Reformed, U.S.A.
  • Separate and Peculiar: Old Order Mennonite Life in Ontario, 2nd ed.
    Horst, Isaac R. (2001)
    Scottdale, Pennsylvania: Herald Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, Canada; Community study; Canada, Ontario, Waterloo
  • On the Backroad to Heaven: Old Order Hutterites, Mennonites, Amish, and Brethren.
    Kraybill, Donald B., and Carl F. Bowman (2001)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Amish; Sect; Anabaptist; Mennonite; Hutterite; Brethren, U.S.A.
  • Mennonites in the Global Village.
    Driedger, Leo (2000)
    Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Mennonite
  • Old Order Mennonites. Rituals, Beliefs, and Community.
    Lee, Daniel B. (2000)
    Chicago: Burnham.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Mennonite, U.S.A.; Ritual
  • Faith's Harvest: Mennonite Identity in Northwest Oklahoma.
    Iorio, Sharon Hartin (1999)
    Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

    Historical sociology & ethnography of Mennonites in Oklahoma.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Mennonite, U.S.A.; United States, Oklahoma
  • The Meaning of Religious Giving.
    Miller, Sharon L. (1999)
    In Mark Chaves and Sharon L. Miller (eds.) Financing American Religion. Walnut Creek, California: Alta Mira, pp. 37-45.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Mennonite, General Conference, U.S.A.; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Mennonite General Conference, U.S.A.; Contributions; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
  • Disquiet in the Land: Cultural Conflict in American Mennonite Communities.
    Kniss, Fred (1997)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Historical sociology of conflict in Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, & Virginia Mennonite communities. Emphasizes the role of subculture in engendering intradenominational conflict & organizational factors in determining conflict outcomes.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, U.S.A.; Historical; Conflict
  • Authentication at the Periphery: Old Order Mennonite and Unitarian-Universalist Congregations and their Discursive Practices.
    Zito, George V., and Daniel B. Lee (1996)
    In Lewis F. Carter (ed.) The Issue of Authenticity in the Study of Religions. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 135-145.

    Associated Search Terms: Unitarian, U.S.A.; Mennonite; Legitimation; Unitarian
  • Ideas and Symbols as Resources in Intrareligious Conflict: The Case of American Mennonites.
    Kniss, Fred (1996)
    Sociology of Religion 57:1: 7-23.

    Overview of intra-Mennonite conflicts, 1810-1985; focuses on the mobilization of symbolic or ideational resources.

    Associated Search Terms: Symbol; Conflict; Mennonite, U.S.A.; Social movement
  • Changing Mennonite Values: Attitudes on Women, Politics, and Peace, 1972-1989.
    Kanagy, Conrad L., and Leo Driedger (1996)
    Review of Religious Research 37:4: 342-353.

    Analyzes 1972 & '89 survey data from North American Mennonite denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Peace/war; Change; Generations; Women; Mennonite, North America
  • Littérature de dévotion des Mennonites de l'est de la France.
    Enninger, Werner, and Michèle Wolff (1995)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 40/89: 95-111.

    French Mennonite literature shows a move away from linguistic separation & toward the wider French free church movement & missionary activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; France; Literature; Language; Mennonite, France
  • Mennonite Peacemaking: From Quietism to Activism.
    Driedger, Leo, and Donald B. Kraybill (1994)
    Scottdale, Pennsylvania & Waterloo, Ontario: Herald Press.

    Examines debates among Mennonite elites.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Mennonite
  • Negotiating with Caesar.
    Kraybill, Donald B. (1993)
    In Donald B. Kraybill (ed.) The Amish and the State. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 3-20.

    Brief background history & presentation of a "negotiation" model of the Amish relationship with the U.S. government.

    Associated Search Terms: Anabaptist; Amish; Mennonite; Historical; State
  • Disquiet in the Land: Conflict Over Ideas and Symbols among American Mennonites.
    Kniss, Fred (1992)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, U.S.A.; Conflict
  • The Mennonite Mosaic.
    Kauffman, J. Howard, and Leo Driedger (1991)
    Scottdale, Pennsylvania: Herald Press.

    Analyzes data from over 3,000 members of 5 Mennonite denominations in North America, replicating Kauffman & Harder, 1975; shows greater urbanism & education as well as strong religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, North America; Change
  • Root Paradigms and Intradenominational Conflict: The Fellowship of Concerned Mennonites.
    Kniss, Fred (1990)
    Research in the Social scientific Study of Religion 2: 67-93.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite; Conflict
  • Mennonite Society.
    Redekop, Calvin (1989)
    Baltimore Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite
  • Dilemmas of Christian Pacifism within a Historical Peace Church.
    Kauffman, J. Howard (1989)
    Sociological Analysis 49:4: 368-385.

    Analyzes 1972 questionnaire data from 5 Mennonite denominations in North America.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Mennonite, North America
  • The Waterloo Mennonites: A Community in Paradox.
    Fretz, J. Winfield (1989)
    Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Waterloo; Mennonite, Canada
  • Religious Group Variation in the Socioeconomic Status and Family Behavior of Women.
    Heaton, Tim B., and Marie Cornwall (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:3: 283-299.

    Analyzes 1971-81 Canadian census data.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, Canada; United Church of Canada; Jehovah´s Witness, Canada; Pentecostal, Canada; Salvation Army, Canada; Hutterite, Canada; Presbyterian, Canada; Lutheran, Canada; Mennonite, Canada
  • Mennonite Identity in Conflict.
    Driedger, Leo (1988)
    Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, North America
  • Continuity and Change among Canadian Mennonite Brethren.
    Hamm, Peter M. (1987)
    Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Mennonite, Mennonite Brethren, North America
  • Community Change: From Ethnic Enclaves to Social Networks.
    Driedger, Leo (1986)
    Mennonite Quarterly Review 60:3: 374-386.

    Overview essay.

    Associated Search Terms: Community; Mennonite, North America; Network
  • Religious Community and Individualism: Conceptual Adaptations by one Group of Mennonites.
    Smucker, Joseph (1986)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 25:3: 373-291.

    Focuses on the adaptation by rural-to-urban Mennonite migrants in an Ontario city.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Individualism; Migrant; Mennonite, Canada; Canada, Ontario
  • Sociodemographic Characteristics of Religious Groups in Canada.
    Heaton, Tim B. (1986)
    Sociological Analysis 47:1: 54-65.

    Analyzes 1981 Canadian census data; allows for a focus on smaller, often overlooked denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, Canada; Mennonite, Canada; Lutheran, Canada; Hutterite, Canada; Mormon, Canada; Jehovah´s Witness, Canada; Anglican Church of Canada; Polish National Catholic, Canada; Ukrainian Catholic, Canada; Canada; Pentecostal, Canada; Catholic, Canada
  • From Sect to Denomination: Church Types and their Implications for Mennonite Brethren History.
    Kyle, Richard G. (1985)
    Hillsboro, Kansas: Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Mennonite, Mennonite Brethren, North America; Typology
  • Religious Participation among Older Mennonites.
    Ainlay, Stephen C., and James Davison Hunter (1984)
    Mennonite Quarterly Review 58:1: 70-79.

    Analyzes 1972 questionnaire data from congregations those over 50 in various Mennonite denominations in North America; finds after 50 participation declines but attitudes toward church become more positive & non-church religious activity increases.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, North America; Practice; Gerontology
  • Aging and Religious Participation.
    Ainlay, Stephen C., and D. Randall Smith (1984)
    Journal of Gerontology 39:3: 357-363.

    Factor analysis of 1971 survey data from North American Mennonite churches; sees religious participation having dimensions, some of them non-organizational. The latter become increasingly important in old age.

    Associated Search Terms: Factor analysis; Mennonite, North America; Gerontology; Participation
  • King and Hunt Revisited: Dimensions of Religious Involvement.
    Hilty, Dale M., Rick L. Morgan, and Joan E. Burns (1984)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 23:3: 252-266.

    Dimensions of religiosity different from those found by King & Hunt emerged in a Mennonite sample.

    Associated Search Terms: Dimensions of religiosity; Mennonite, North America
  • Mennonite Life.
    Hostetler, John A. (1983)
    Scottdale, Pennsylvania: Herald Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite
  • Who Are the Mennonites?
    Urry, James (1983)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 24:2: 241-262.

    Historical review of the Mennonites; notes identity maintenance in Canada is difficult & requires re-invention.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, Canada; Historical; Identity
  • Mennonite Intermarriage: National, Regional and Intergenerational Trends.
    Driedger, Leo, Roy Vogt, and Mavis Reimer (1983)
    Mennonite Quarterly Review 57:2: 132-144.

    Based on 1921-81 Canadian census data & 1977 Mennonite Church survey data from Canada.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, Canada; Generations; Canada; Marriage
  • Dualistic and Wholistic Views of God and the World: Consequences for Social Action.
    Driedger, Leo, Raymond F. Currie, and Rick Linden (1983)
    Review of Religious Research 24:3: 225-244.

    Studies Canadian Mennonites; shows "wholists," compared to "dualists," to be more this-worldly & liberal in personal morality, community control, & minority rights.

    Associated Search Terms: Dualism/monism; Mennonite, Canada; Canada; Activism
  • Urbanization of Mennonites: Canadian and American Comparisons.
    Driedger, Leo, and J. Howard Kauffman (1982)
    Mennonite Quarterly Review 56:3: 269-290.

    Analyzes 1972 questionnaire data from a survey of 5 Mennonite denominations in North America.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, North America; Comparative; Urban
  • Individual Freedom vs. Community Control: An Adaptation of Erikson's Ontogeny of Ritualization.
    Driedger, Leo (1982)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 21:3: 226-242.

    Uses a modified version of Erik Erickson's 6-stage ontogeny of ritualization, to interpret the case of Johann Driedger, who tested the boundaries of the Gemeinschaft of an Old Colony Mennonite community.

    Associated Search Terms: Social control; Canada; Mennonite, Canada; Community
  • The Mennonite Urban Commune:A hermeneutic-Dialectical Understanding of its Anabaptist Ideology and Practice.
    Chesebro, Scott E. (1982)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Notre Dame. [DA 43:6 A, p. 2125]

    Study of the Fellowship of Hope commune.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, U.S.A.; Hermeneutic; Commune
  • Strangers Become Neighbors: Mennonite and Indigenous Relations in the Paraguayan Chaco.
    Redekop, Calvin (1980)
    Scottdale, Pennsylvania: Herald Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Paraguay; Mennonite, Paraguay
  • Fifty Years of Mennonite Identity in Winnipeg: A Sacred Canopy in a Changing Laboratory.
    Driedger, Leo (1980)
    In Harry Loewen (ed.), Mennonite Images: Historical, Cultural, and Literary Essays dealing with Mennonite Issues. Winnipeg: Hyperion Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Manitoba, Winnipeg; Identity; Mennonite, Canada
  • The Mennonite Family: Culture and Kin in Rural Saskatchewan.
    Anderson, Alan, and Leo Driedger (1980)
    In K. Ishwaran (ed.), Canadian Families: Ethnic Variations. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, pp. 161-180.

    1955-77 longitudinal community study; 1969-71 survey of 18 group settlements (2 Mennonite), focusing on identity, church attendance, language, & customs.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Mennonite, North America; Identity; Family; Ethnic; Canada, Saskatchewan
  • Identités et mutations mennonites dans l'Alsace d'aujourd'hui.
    Durrive, Louis, Michel Durrive, Juan mtas, and Freddy Raphael (1979)
    Revue des Sciences Sociales de la France de l"est 8: 12-55.

    Associated Search Terms: France, Alsace; Mennonite, France
  • Social Correlates of Spiritual Maturity among North American Mennonites.
    Kauffman, J. Howard (1979)
    Sociological Analysis 40:1: 27-42.

    Analyzes 1972 questionnaire data from 5 Mennonite denominations in North America; shows spiritual maturity scores correlating with age, socio-economic status, rural residence, & sex (females higher).

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Sex; Stratification; Age; Rural; Mennonite, North America
  • Continuity and Change among Canadian Mennonite Brethren, 1925-1975: A Study of Sacralization and Secularization in Sectarianism.
    Hamm, Peter M. (1978)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, McMaster University. [DA 39:6 A, p. 3639]

    Analyzes a Mennonite Brethren subsample from 1972 survey data, & reviews denominational literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Mennonite, Mennonite Brethren, North America
  • A Tale of Two Strategies: Mennonites in Chicago and Winnipeg.
    Driedger, Leo, J. Winfield Fretz, and Donovan E. Smucker (1978)
    Mennonite Quarterly Review 52:4: 294-311.

    Profile of Mennonite churches in Chicago, 1893-1940; comparisons with Winnipeg, with a note on Chicago Mennonites in 1977.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, North America; Canada, Manitoba, Winnipeg; United States, Illinois, Chicago
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