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  • Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life.
    Tipton, Steven M. (2007)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Based mostly on interviews with Washington-based mainline Protestant church officials.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; National Council of Churches; Liberal, U.S.A.
  • The Disability Advocacy of the National Council of Churches.
    Herzog, Albert A., Jr. (2006)
    In Albert A. Herzog, Jr. (ed.) Disability Advocacy among Religious Organizations. Histories and Reflections. Binghamton, New York: Haworth Pastoral Press, pp. 11-38. [Journal of Religion, Disabilities & Heatlh 10:1/2]

    Associated Search Terms: National Council of Churches; Disability
  • The Hydra and the Swords. Social Welfare and Mainline Advocacy, 1964-2000.
    Steensland, Brian (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. 213-236.

    Traces changes in advocacy for social welfare by the liberal Protestant churches.

    Associated Search Terms: National Council of Churches; Politics, U.S.A.; Activism
  • Caring for Creation. Environmental Advocacy by Mainline Protestant Organizations.
    Moody, Michael (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. 237-264.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; National Council of Churches; Environmentalism
  • Program Dissensus between Denominational Grass Roots and Leadership and Its Consequences.
    Johnson, Douglas W. (1980)
    In Ross P. Scherer (ed.), American Denominational Organization. A Sociological View. Pasadena, California: William Carey Library, pp. 330-345.

    Overview, with some basic data on the National Council of Churches.

    Associated Search Terms: National Council of Churches; Conflict
  • Organizational Stress and Adaptation to Changing Political Status. The Case of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the United States.
    Pratt, Henry J. (1974)
    American Behavioral Scientist 17:6: 865-883.

    The N.C.C. turned to political concerns as the member churches lost political influence; to avoid losing members in controversies, it emphasized incentives outside of the political realm.

    Associated Search Terms: National Council of Churches; Organization; Adaptation; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The Liberalization of American Protestantism: A Case Study in Complex Organizations.
    Pratt, Henry J. (1972)
    Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

    Analyzes the leftward movement of the National Council of Churches (U.S.A.)

    Associated Search Terms: National Council of Churches; Organization; Activism; Conservative/liberal
  • Unanticipated Consequences of Organizational Coalitions: Ecumenical Cooperation and Civil Rights Policy.
    Wood, James R. (1971)
    Social Forces 50: 512-521.

    Notes that denominations in the National (U.S.A.) Council of Churches experienced unanticipated involvement in the civil rights movement, sometimes at great cost, especially if regionally centered in the American South.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Civil rights movement; National Council of Churches; United States, regions
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