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  • Rejection of Darwinian evolution among churchgoers in England: The effects of psychological type.
    Village, Andrew, and Sylvia Baker (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:3: 557-572.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from churches in England. Denomination (Church of England & Methodist versus Evangelical & Pentecostal), education, & theological education predicted acceptance of evolution.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Pentecostal, Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain; Evangelical, Great Britain; Church of England; Great Britain, England; Evolution; Education
  • The Value of Re-Studies in Sociology: The Case of Clergy and Ministers, 1971 to 1985.
    Bryman, Alan (1989)
    Sociology 23:1: 31-54.

    1985 survey.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain; Clergy; Church of England; Catholic, Great Britain; Change
  • Sexism, Organizational Maintenance, and Localism: A Research Note.
    Lehman, Edward C., Jr. (1987)
    Sociological Analysis 48:3: 274-282.

    Analyzes 1983-84 British lay member survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, Great Britain; Baptist, Great Britain; Church of England; Prejudice, sexism; Reformed, Great Britain; Women; Local/cosmopolitan; Great Britain
  • The Local/Cosmopolitan Dichotomy and Acceptance of Women Clergy: A Replication.
    Lehman, Edward C., Jr. (1986)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 25:4: 461-482.

    A refined local/cosmopolitan dichotomy (structural, cultural, ecclesiological localism) is useful with 1983-84 data on opinions about female clergy, from lay members of 4 denominations in Great Britain.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, Great Britain; Reformed, Great Britain; Clergy; Church of England; Women; Local/cosmopolitan; Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain
  • Professionalism and the Clergy: A Research Note.
    Bryman, Alan (1985)
    Review of Religious Research 26:3: 253-260.

    1972-73 data from England (Anglican, Methodist, Roman Catholic) do not allow a good "fit" of the Hall professionalism scale.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain; Church of England; Clergy role; Great Britain; Professionalization
  • Clerical Attitudes Towards Appropriate Roles for Women in Church and Society: An Empirical Investigation of Anglican, Methodist and Baptist Clergy in Southern England.
    Nason-Clark, Nancy (1984)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. thesis, London School of Economics and Political Science.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Methodist, Great Britain; Women; Clergy; Great Britain; Baptist, Great Britain
  • Para inglês ver: identidade e política na cultura brasileira.
    Fry, Peter (1982)
    Rio de Janeiro: Zahar Editores.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Manchester; Brazil, São Paulo, São Paulo; Homosexuality; Methodist, Great Britain; Politics, Brazil; Umbanda
  • Rites of passage and the meaning of age in three contrasted social groups: Professional footballers, teachers, and Methodist ministers.
    Musgrove, Frank, and Roger Middleton (1981)
    British Journal of Sociology 32:1: 39-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Age; Life cycle; Gerontology; Clergy; Methodist, Great Britain
  • The Political Role and Influence of the Clergy in Northern Ireland.
    Birrell, W.D., John E. Greer, and D.J.D. Roche (1979)
    Sociological Review 27:3: 491-512.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from clergy of 5 denominations in Northern Ireland, showing them not particularly involved or influential in politics.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Great Britain; Church of Ireland (Anglican); Clergy; Catholic, Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain; Baptist, Great Britain; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Presbyterian, Great Britain
  • Two Religious Movements: Protestantism and Umbanda.
    Fry, Peter F. (1978)
    In J.D. Wirth and R.L. Jones, Manchester and São Paulo: Problems of Rapid Urban Growth. Stanford, CA: Stanford U. Press, pp. 177-202. [Manchester, sécolo XIX e São paulo sécolo XX: Dois movimentos religiosos. Religião e sociedade 3 (1978): 25-52]

    19th century Manchester & 20th century São Paulo.

    Associated Search Terms: Umbanda; Methodist, Great Britain; Great Britain, Manchester; Brazil, São Paulo, São Paulo; Brazil, São Paulo; Urban
  • The Social Structure of English Methodism: Eighteenth-Twentieth Centuries.
    Field, Clive D. (1977)
    British Journal of Sociology 28:2: 199-225.

    Document sources suggest early Methodists were artisans, not unskilled laborers. Victorian Wesleyans were not always a bourgeois force. 19th century Primitive Methodists were manual, but not always poorest grade, workers. The class chasm disappeared.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain; Historical
  • Clergy, Ministers, and Priests.
    Ranson, Stewart, Alan Bryman, and Bob Hinings (1977)
    Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

    Analyzes early 1970s questionnaire data from Anglican, Roman Catholic, & Methodist clergy in Great Britain.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain; Church of England; Ecumenism; Clergy
  • Methodism in Metropolitan London, 1850-1920: A Social and Sociological Study.
    Field, Clive D. (1975)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. thesis, Oxford University.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Great Britain, London; Methodist, Great Britain
  • Social Class in the Local Church: A Study of Two Methodist Churches in the Midlands.
    Burton, Lewis (1975)
    Sociological Yearbook of Religion in Britain 8: 15-29.

    Shows that social class within the local congregation depends on what outlook a church may have to its neighborhood & where it is located.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Stratification; Methodist, Great Britain
  • Methodism and the Pietist Definition of Politics: Historical Development and Contemporary Evidence.
    Turner, Bryan S., and Michael Hill (1975)
    In Michael Hill (ed.) A Sociological Yearbook of Religion in Britain 8. London: SCM Press, pp. 159-180.

    The definition of the religious maintained by Methodists historically in 1960s poll data supported political involvements over social issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Methodist, Great Britain; Activism; Politics, Great Britain
  • Remaining in the State in Which God has Called You: An Evangelical Revival.
    Archer, Antony (1975)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 20/40: 67-78.

    1973 participant observation & interview study of a revival group linked to a Methodist circuit in a rural district in northeast England.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain; Revival; Participant observation; Revivalism
  • Size and Administrative Component in Churches.
    Hinings, C. Robin, and Alan Bryman (1974)
    Human Relations 27:5: 457-475.

    Analyzes 1965 data from yearbooks, on Church of England dioceses & Methodist districts in England; shows a relationship between size of administrative unit & proportion of staff in administration.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Church of England; Methodist, Great Britain; Great Britain, England
  • The Great Yorkshire Revival 1792-6: A Study of Mass Revival among the Methodists.
    Baxter, John (1974)
    Sociological Yearbook of Religion in Britain 7: 46-76.

    Investigates a wide range of historical evidence related to the revival

    Associated Search Terms: Revival; Historical; Methodist, Great Britain; Great Britain, Yorkshire; Revivalism
  • The Political Effects of Village Methodism.
    Moore, Robert (1973)
    Socioloical Yearbook of Religion in Britain 6: 156-182.

    Critique of Halévy's argument that early Methodism served to avert social revolution in England.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain; Politics, Great Britain
  • Methodism as a Religious Order: A Question of Categories.
    Hill, Michael (1973)
    In Michael Hill (ed.), A Sociological Yearbook of Religion in Britain 6, pp. 91-99.

    Argues that early Methodism shared characteristics of both the religious order & the religious sect.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Methodist, Great Britain; Orders/congregations; Sect; Great Britain
  • The Religious Order.
    Hill, Michael (1973)
    London: Heinemann.

    Studies revolution by tradition--legitimating radical change by appeal to a real or fictitious golden age: western monasticism, Methodist, & the Oxford Movement, all within the Church of England.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Monasticism; Oxford Movement; Church of England; Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain
  • Religious Change in the Process of Secularization.
    Pinder, R. (1971)
    Sociological Review 19:3: 343-366.

    Advocates not distinguishing sacred & secular, so that rather than secularization, a change process in religion can be seen; uses the case of British Methodism for illustrations.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain; Change; Secularization
  • The Sociological Explanation of Ecumenicalism.
    Turner, Bryan S. (1971)
    Expository Times 82:12: 356-361. [Also in C. Leslie Mitton (ed.) The Social Sciences and the Churches. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1972, pp. 233-245]

    Sees institutional decline as causing ecumenism, & enduring social cleavages as sufficiently able to frustrate it; cites the Anglican/Methodist attempt as a British case in point.

    Associated Search Terms: Merger; Church of England; Ecumenism; Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain
  • Belief, Ritual and Experience: The Case of Methodism.
    Turner, Bryan S. (1971)
    Social Compass 18:2: 187-201.

    The experiential dimension of religiosity seems central.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Experience; Belief; Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain
  • Disembodied Ecumenicalism: A Survey of the Members of Four Methodist Churches in or Near London.
    Hill, Michael, and Peter Wakeford. (1969)
    In David Martin (ed.), A Socioloical Yearbook of Religion in Britain 2. London: SCM, pp. 19-46.

    Examines Methodist attitudes on ecumenism, especially toward the Church of England, in an area south of London.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, London; Methodist, Great Britain; Ecumenism
  • Institutional Persistence and Ecumenicalism in Northern Methodism.
    Turner, Bryan S. (1969)
    In David Martin (ed.) A Sociological Yearbook of Religion in Britain 2. London: SCM, pp. 47-57.

    Institutional persistence, lay rejection of ecumenicalism, & ambiguities in the Methodist minister's role hinder union with Anglicanism.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, Great Britain; Merger; Ecumenism; Great Britain; Clergy role
  • An Analysis of the Effectiveness of Methodist Churches of Varying Sizes and Types in the Liverpool District.
    Pagden, Frank (1968)
    In David A. Martin (ed.) A Sociological Yearbook of Religion inBritain 1. London: SCM Press, pp. 124-134.

    Concludes that Methodist churches in Liverpool are most effective in suburban areas with congregations of 200-280 members.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Great Britain, Liverpool; Methodist, Great Britain
  • Church Affiliation and Denominational Values.
    Rodd, Cyril S. (1968)
    Sociology 2:1: 79-90.

    Compares attitudes of Methodists, Anglicans, Catholics, & non-adherents, about alcohol, gambling, & divorce; shows communality correlated with rigorist views.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain; Church of England; Gambling; Alcohol; Divorce; Comparative; Communality; Catholic, Great Britain
  • The Religious Conditions of the West Country in 1851.
    Goodridge, R. Martin (1967)
    Social Compass 14: 285-296.

    Analyzes church attendance data from the 1851 English ecclesiastical census; organized in maps.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, Great Britain; Congregational, Great Britain; Great Britain; Practice; Ecology; Baptist, Great Britain; Church of England
  • Die Sektenethiken und der Geist des Kapitalismus.
    Stark, Werner (1967)
    Revista internacinal de sociologie 25/99-100: 5-15.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, Great Britain; Weber, Max; Protestant Ethic; Quaker, Great Britain; Great Britain; Historical; Baptist, Great Britain
  • From Sect to Church in British Methodism.
    Chamberlayne, John H. (1964)
    British Journal of Sociology 15:2: 139-149.

    General account, beginning with the 18th century.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain; Historical; Sect
  • Growth of Strata in Early Organizational Development.
    Allen, Philip J. (1962)
    American Journal of Sociology 68:1: 34-46.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, U.S.A.; Organization; Stratification; Clergy; Methodist, Great Britain
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