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  • 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: Generations; Women; Change; Politics; Mennonite, North America; Peace/war
  • 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: Change; Mennonite, North America
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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; Typology; Mennonite, Mennonite Brethren, North America
  • 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: Practice; Gerontology; Mennonite, North America
  • 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: Gerontology; Factor analysis; Mennonite, North America; 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
  • 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: Comparative; Mennonite, North America; Urban
  • 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: Canada, Saskatchewan; Mennonite, North America; Family; Identity; Practice; Ethnic
  • 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: Sex; Rural; Stratification; Religiosity; Mennonite, North America; Age
  • 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: United States, Illinois, Chicago; Canada, Manitoba, Winnipeg; Mennonite, North America
  • Boundary Maintenance and Cultural Assimilation of Contemporary Mennonites.
    Kauffman, J. Howard (1977)
    Mennonite Quarterly Review 51:3: 227-240.

    Analyzes 1972 questionnaire data from 5 Mennonite denominations in the U.S. & Canada.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, North America; Boundary maintenance; Assimilation
  • The Anabaptist Identification Ladder: Plain-Urban Continuity in Diversity.
    Driedger, Leo (1977)
    Mennonite Quarterly Review 51: 278-291.

    Discusses boundary maintenance among Hutterites, Old Order Amish, Old Colony Mennonites, & urban Mennonites.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Mennonite, North America; Boundary maintenance; Hutterite, North America; Amish, North America
  • From Separatism to Evangelism: A Case Study of Social and Cultural Change among the Franconia Conference Mennonites, 1945-1975.
    Wiesel, Barbara B. (1977)
    Review of Religious Research 18:3: 254-263.

    Studies radical social & cultural change among the Franconia Conference Mennonites, 1945-70; focuses on a shift in values from separatism & non-conformity to the outside world, to co-operation & evangelism.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, North America; Change; Sect; Mennonite, Franconia Conference
  • Religious Participation, Socioeconomic Status, and Belief-Orthodoxy.
    Gaede, Stan D. (1977)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 16:3: 245-253.

    Analyzes data from non-student male Mennonites from 5 denominations in North America; shows the correlation of class & religious participation may be due to education, despite effects of orthodoxy.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Stratification; Mennonite, North America; Education; Practice
  • A Causal Model of Belief-Orthodoxy: Proposal and Empirical Test.
    Gaede, Stan D. (1976)
    Sociological Analysis 37:3: 205-217.

    Based on data from 5 Mennonite denominations in North America; age, education, & primary & secondary interaction (communal involvement) are all predictors of orthodox belief.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Education; Age; Mennonite, North America
  • Anabaptists Four Centuries Later.
    Kauffman, J. Howard, and Leland Harder (1975)
    Scottdale, Pennsylvania: Herald Press.

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

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, North America
  • An Interactionist Approach to the Sociology of Religion.
    Gaede, Stan D. (1974)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Vanderbilt University. [DA 35:7 A, p. 4697]

    Tests models of secularization, behavioral concomitants of religion, & sect assimilation, with North American Mennonite data.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, North America; Assimilation; Mennonite, Canada; Symbolic interactionism; Secularization; Sect
  • Mennonites and Social Compassion: The Rokeach Hypothesis Reconsidered.
    Rushby, William F., and John C. Trush (1973)
    Review of Religious Research 15:1: 16-28.

    Socially compassionate views & their opposite reflect conventionality more than religiosity in data from a Mennonite college student sample.

    Associated Search Terms: Compassion; Religiosity; Conventionality; Students, undergraduate; Mennonite, North America
  • The Protestant Ethic Versus the Spirit of Capitalism.
    Barclay, Harold B. (1969)
    Review of Religious Research 10:3: 151-158.

    The Holdeman Mennonites, as seen with the group at Linden, Alberta, encourage individual private enterprise yet stifle the evolution of any complex corporate system out of such enterprises.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Alberta, Linden; Protestant Ethic; Economic; Mennonite, North America
  • The Old Colony Mennonites: Dilemmas of Ethnic Minority Life.
    Redekop, Calvin (1969)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Mennonite, Old Colony, North America; Sect; Canada
  • Changing Attitudes of Mennonite University Students.
    Bergen, John, and David Friesen (1968)
    Mennonite Life 23:4: 169-172.

    Focuses on Mennonite university students' beliefs & views of their Mennonite background.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Mennonite, North America; Students, undergraduate
  • Development in Higher Education among Mennonites in Manitoba.
    Driedger, Leo (1967)
    Manitoba Journal of Educational Research 3: 24-34.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Mennonite, North America; Canada, Manitoba
  • Toward an Understanding of Religion and Social Solidarity.
    Redekop, Calvin (1967)
    Sociological Analysis 28:3: 149-161.

    Develops a definition of social integration in order to ascertain the integrative function of religion; applies the approach to the Old Colony Mennonites.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, Old Colony, North America; Integration (social)
  • The Plain People of Oregon.
    Barclay, Harold B. (1967)
    Review of Religious Research 8: 140-165.

    Analyzes the survival mechanisms used by the Church of God in Christ (Mennonite), Old Order Amish, Unaffiliated Conservative Amish Mennonites, & Old German Baptist Brethren.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, North America; Anabaptist; Mennonite, U.S.A.; Amish, U.S.A.; United States, Oregon; Old German Baptist Brethren, U.S.A.; Amish, Old Order, U.S.A.; Amish
  • Minority-majority Relations and Economic Interdependence.
    Redekop, Calvin, and John A. Hostetler (1966)
    Phylon 27:4: 367-378.

    Uses economic involvement as an indicator of the structural assimilation of Hutterites, Mennonites, & Amish.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, North America; Economic; Amish, North America; Hutterite, North America; Minority
  • The Quest for Equilibrium in an Established Sect: A Study of Social Change in the General Conference Mennonite Church.
    Harder, Leland David (1962)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Northwestern University. [DA 23:9, p. 3516]

    Historical sociology of the General Conference denomination, from its 1860 organization; shows change inherent in the church, not merely an outcome of outside influences.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Mennonite, General Conference, North America; Established Sect
  • A Comparison of Attitudes and Values Expressed by Mennonite and Non-Mennonite College Students.
    Peters, Frank C. (1959)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Kansas

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, North America; Students, undergraduate
  • From Mexico to British Honduras.
    Driedger, Leo (1958)
    Mennonite Life 13:4: 160-166.

    A colony that had moved from Manitoba & Saskatchewan to Chihuahua & Durango States, Mexico, 1921-24, was moving to British Honduras in 1958, with a few families going to Honduras; these were Kleine Gemeinde & Old Colony Mennonites.

    Associated Search Terms: Belize; Mennonite, North America; Mexico; Honduras
  • Religious Mobility in a Sect Group: The Mennonite Church.
    Hostetler, John A. (1954)
    Rural Sociology 19:3: 245-255.

    Based on 1942-51 data from pastors of 135 churches, & questionnaire responses from converts & ex-members.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, North America; Conversion; Disaffiliation
  • The Sociology of Mennonite Evangelism.
    Hostetler, John A. (1953)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Pennsylvania State University. [Published: Scottdale, Pennsylvania: Herald Press, 1954]

    Based on data from a sample of converts to the Mennonite Church, & people who had left, 1942-51, as well as additional interview & field work in Minnesota, Iowa, Indiana, Pennsylvania, & Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, North America; Conversion; Disaffiliation
  • Mennonite Mutual Aid.
    Fretz, J. Winfield (1941)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, North America; Charities
  • The Development of the Missionary and Philanthropic Interest Among Mennonites of North America.
    Kaufman, Edmund G. (1931)
    Berne, Indiana: Mennonite Book Concern.

    Associated Search Terms: Altruism; Mennonite, North America
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