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  • The Christian Right Old and New: A Comparison of the Moral Majority and the Christian Coalition.
    Bendyna, Mary E., and Clyde Wilcox (1997)
    In Corwin E. Smidt and J.M. Penning (eds.) The Christian Right in Comparative Perspective. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 41-56.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; Christian Coalition
  • Rethinking the Reasonableness of the Religious Right.
    Wilcox, Clyde, Ted G. Jelen, and Sharon Linzey (1995)
    Review of Religious Research 36:3: 263-276.

    Analyzes 1983 questionnaire data from Moral Majority members in Indiana & Arkansas; shows political activism related not to defectiveness but desire to further a political viewpoint.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; Conservative, U.S.A.; Deprivation
  • Religious resurgence in contemporary United States: A view from India.
    Giri, Ananta (1994)
    Sociological Bulletin 43:2: 177-192. [In Rowena Robinson (ed.) Sociology of Religion in India. New Delhi: Sage, 2004, pp. 323-342]

    Describes late 20th century religious vitality in the U.S.A., especially the new Christian right, but also politically left movements.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Sanctuary Movement; Habitat for Humanity; Moral Majority; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • The Effects of Religious Self-identification on Support for the New Christian Right: An Analysis of Political Activists.
    Wilcox, Clyde, and Ted G. Jelen (1992)
    Social Science Journal 29:2: 199-210.

    Analyzes 1988-89 questionnaire data from contributors to Republican U.S. presidential candidates; shows the effect of fundamentalist & charismatic self-identification on attitudes toward candidates & groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; Charismatic, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • Reluctant Warriors: Premillennialism and Politics in the Moral Majority.
    Wilcox, Clyde, Sharon Linzey, and Ted G. Jelen (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:3: 245-258.

    Analyzes 1983 questionnaire data from Moral Majority members in Indiana & Arkansas; premillennialist beliefs led to ambivalent political action.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral Majority; Belief; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The Christian Right and the Pro-life Movement: An Analysis of the Sources of Political Support.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1990)
    Review of Religious Research 31:4: 380-389.

    Analyzes 1984 American National Election Study data; shows the "new Christian right" & the pro-life movement have different political profiles.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; Conservative, U.S.A.; United States; Abortion
  • Blacks and the New Christian Right: Support for the Moral Majority and Pat Robertson among Washington, D.C. Blacks.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1990)
    Review of Religious Research 32:1: 43-55.

    Analyzes 1988 telephone survey data from African American residents of Washington, D.C.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, District of Columbia, Washington; African Americans; Moral Majority; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The Falwell Issue Agenda: Sources of Support among White Protestant Evangelicals.
    Kellstedt, Lyman A. (1989)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 1. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI press.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral Majority; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The Moral Majority as a Political Reference in the 1980 and 1989 Elections.
    Perkins, Jerry (1989)
    In Ted G. Jelen (ed.) Religion and Political Behavior in the United States. New York: Praeger, pp. 157-168.

    Analyzes National Election Studies data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Moral Majority; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Evangelicals and the Moral Majority.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:4: 400-414.

    Analyzes 1983 American telephone survey data from Evangelicals.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Support for the Christian Right Old and New: A Comparison of Supporters of the Christian Anti-Communism Crusade and the Moral Majority.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1989)
    Sociological Focus 22:2: 87-98.

    Analyzes 1964 & '84 American National Election Studies data; shows '64 C.A.C.C. support not consistently conservative but inclusive of secular conservatives, while '84 M.M. support was consistent but limited to religious conservatives.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Christian Anti-Communism Crusade; United States; Moral Majority
  • Measuring Public Support for the New Christian Right: The Perils of Point Estimation.
    Sigelman, Lee, and Stanley Presser (1988)
    Public Opinion Quarterly 52: 325-337. Comment by John H. Simpson 52: 338-342.

    Criticizes an estimate of Moral Majority support in the U.S. made by John H. Simpson with 1977 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; United States; Moral Majority; Survey
  • Seeing the Connection: Religion and Politics in the Ohio Moral Majority.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1988)
    Review of Religious Research 30:1: 47-58.

    Analyzes 1982 survey data from the Ohio Moral Majority; focuses on connecting religious & political beliefs.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; United States, Ohio
  • The Moralizing Minority: Christian Right Support among Political Activists.
    Guth, James L., and John C. Green (1987)
    Social Science Quarterly 68:3: 598-610.

    Analyzes 1982-83 questionnaire data from political contributors; finds general hostility but well-placed support for the Moral Majority. Ideological commitments, not status politics or mobilization, explain its support.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral Majority; Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Belief
  • An Unchanged Minority: Popular Support for the Moral Majority in 1980 and 1984.
    Sigelman, Lee, Clyde Wilcox, and Emmet H. Buell (1987)
    Social Science Quarterly 68: 876-884.

    Shows stability in support for the Moral Majority, 1980-84.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Conservative, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; Politics, U.S.A.
  • America's Radical Right Revisited. A Comparison of the Activists in Christian Right Organizations from the 1960s and the 1980s.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1987)
    Sociological Analysis 48:1: 46-57.

    Shows the 1980s Ohio Moral Majority resembling comparable 1960s organizations; activists in both are high socio-economic status Republicans.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio; Politics, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; Christian Anti-Communism Crusade
  • Popular Support for the Moral Majority in 1980: A Second Look.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1987)
    Social Science Quarterly 68: 157-167.

    Analyzes 1980 U.S. political survey data; shows contrary to some research that supporters of the Moral Majority were fundamentalist Christians.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral Majority; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United States
  • Religious Orientations and Political Attitudes; Variations within the New Christian Right.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1987)
    American Politics Quarterly 15: 274-296.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from members of the Ohio Moral Majority as well as 1980 National Election Survey data; shows religious variations within the Moral Majority affect varying political attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; United States, Ohio
  • Religious Attitudes and anti-Feminism: An Analysis of the Ohio Moral Majority.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1987)
    Women & Politics 7:2: 59-78.

    Analyzes 1982 questionnaire data from Ohio Moral Majority members; the perceived relevance of beliefs to politics & fundamentalist identity were related to political stances.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Women; United States, Ohio
  • Evangelicals and Fundamentalists in the new Christian Right: Religious Differences in the Ohio Moral Majority.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1986)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 25:3: 355-363.

    Analyzes 1982 survey data from the Ohio Moral Majority; fundamentalists are likelier than evangelicals to be consistently conservative & to connect religious & political beliefs. Evangelicals are more active politically & more sophisticated.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Mobilizing Support for the Moral Majority.
    Johnson, Stephen D., and Joseph B. Tamney (1985)
    Psychological Reports 56: 987-994.

    Analyzes 1983 telephone interview data from Muncie, Indiana; shows only modest support for the Moral Majority.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Indiana, Muncie; Moral Majority
  • The Christian Right and the 1984 Presidential Election.
    Johnson, Stephen D., and Joseph B. Tamney (1985)
    Review of Religious Research 27:2: 124-133.

    Analyzes 1984 interview data from intended voters in Muncie, Indiana; conservative religion was more important than in 1980, but the Moral Majority cost Reagan more votes than it added.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Indiana, Muncie; Conservative, U.S.A.; Moral Majority
  • Professionalization in Social Movement Organization: A Case Study of Pennsylvanians for Biblical Morality.
    Cable, Sherry (1984)
    Sociological Focus 17:4: 287-304.

    Interview & observation data on the Pennsylvania chapter of the Moral Majority, Inc.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral Majority; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Pennsylvania; Social movement
  • On Maintaining Plausibility: The Worldview of Evangelical College Students.
    Hammond, Phillip E., and James Davison Hunter (1984)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 23:3: 221-238.

    Analyzes survey data from students in 10 U.S. public & Christian colleges. More Evangelicals are found at the Evangelical ones, but the religious outlook elsewhere is strengthened, not threatened.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Plausibility structure; Cognitive minority; Students, undergraduate; Moral Majority; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Support for the Moral Majority: A Test of a Model.
    Johnson, Stephen D., and Joseph B. Tamney (1984)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 23:2: 183-196.

    Analyzes 1982 telephone interview data from Muncie, Indiana; a Christian right stance, cultural ethnocentrism, & authoritarianism furthered Moral Majority support; education, age, & viewing religious television had a lesser impact.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Indiana, Muncie; Moral Majority
  • Politics from the Pulpit: Religiosity and the 1980 Elections.
    Miller, Arthur H., and Martin P. Wattenberg (1984)
    Public Opinion Quarterly 48:1B: 301-317.

    Analyzes 1980 National (U.S.A.) Election Study data; shows fundamentalists to be politically conservative.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; United States
  • Public and Clergy Sentiments toward the Moral Majority: Evidence from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr., and William A. Stacey (1984)
    In David G. Bromley and Anson D. Shupe, Jr. (eds.) New Christian Politics. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, pp. 91-100.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, & telephone survey data from Christian clergy in Dallas & Fort Worth.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; United States, Texas, Dallas; Moral Majority; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Support for the Moral Majority and its Sociomoral Platform.
    Simpson, John H. (1984)
    In David G. Bromley and anson D. Shupe, Jr. (eds.) New Christian Politics. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, pp. 65-68.

    Part of an analysis of 1977 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Moral Majority; Conservative, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The New Christian Right and the White Fundamentalists: An Analysis of a Potential Political Movement.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1984)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Ohio State University. [DA 45:6 A, p. 1859]

    Analyzes 1980 National Election Study data, & a small survey of the Ohio Moral Majority; compares to a 1960s political movement.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Moral Majority
  • Religion and Political Civility: The Coming Generation of American Evangelicals.
    Hunter, James Davison (1984)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 23:4: 364-380.

    Analyzes 1982 survey data from students at American Evangelical colleges & seminaries; they did not favor the Moral Majority or mobilize against the public on issues save 3--the proposed Equal Rights Amendment, homosexual teachers in schools, abortion.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; Homosexuality; Abortion; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Religious Awakenings and Status Politics: Sources of Support for the New Religious Right.
    Harper, Charles L., and Kevin Leicht (1984)
    Sociological Analysis 45:4: 339-353.

    Analyzes Nebraska questionnaire data from United Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, & Assembly of God members; shows support for Moral Majority stands correlating more with religious & cultural factors than threatened status.

    Associated Search Terms: Status politics; Politics, U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; Moral Majority; United Church of Christ; United States, Nebraska; Assemblies of God
  • Mobilizing the Moral Majority.
    Liebman, Robert C. (1983)
    In Robert C. Liebman and Robert Wuthnow (eds.) The New Christian Right. Hawthorne, New York: Aldine, pp. 49-73.

    Based on historical documentation.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral Majority; Social movement
  • The Moral Majority in the U.S.A. as a New Religious Movement.
    Schwartz, Paul Anthony, and James McBride (1983)
    In Eileen Barker (ed.) Of Gods and Men. New eligious Movements in the West. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, pp. 127-146.

    Overview.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Politics, U.S.A.; Moral Majority
  • The Moral Majority Constituency.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr., and William A. Stacy (1983)
    In Robert C. Liebman and Robert Wuthnow (eds.) The New Christian Right. Hawthorne, New York: Aldine, pp. 103-116.

    Analyzes 1981 questionnaire data from the Dallas-fort Worth metropolitan area.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral Majority; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Texas, Dallas
  • Southern Baptist Clergy: Vanguard of the Christian Right?
    Guth, James L. (1983)
    In Robert C. Liebman and Robert Wuthnow (eds.), The New Christian Right. Hawthorne, New York: Aldine, pp. 117-130.

    Analyzes 1980 data from a sample of Southern Baptist pastors in the U.S.; support for the Moral Majority political program was inconsistent.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Southern Baptist; Moral Majority; Clergy
  • The Moral Majority in Middletown.
    Tamney, Joseph B., and Stephen D. Johnson (1983)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 22:2: 145-157.

    Analyzes interview data from Muncie; Moral Majority support had 3 independent sources: persuasion via religious TV, cultural fundamentalist attitudes stressing continuation of the status quo, & advocacy of the Christian right perspective.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral Majority; United States, Indiana, Muncie; Politics, U.S.A.; Media; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • Born Again Politics and the Moral Majority: What Social Surveys Really Show.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr., and William A. Stacey (1982)
    Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Analyzes 1981 questionnaire data from the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Dallas; Politics, U.S.A.; Moral Majority
  • The Moral Majority Viewed Sociologically.
    Yinger, J. Milton, and Stephen J. Cutler (1982)
    Sociological Focus 15:4: 289-306. [Also in David G. Bromley and Anson Shupe (eds.) New Christian Politics. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, 1984, pp. 69-90]

    Analyzes 1973-80 National (U.S.A.) Opinion Research Center data; support for Moral Majority stands declined over 7 years; religiosity, age, & education explain much of the variance.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; United States; Moral Majority
  • The New Christian Right in America as a Social and Political Force.
    Gannon, Thomas M. (1981)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 52: 69-83.

    Overview of the Moral Majority & associated groups; assesses the movement's political potential.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; Conservative, U.S.A.
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