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  • Getting to church. Exploring Narratives of Gender and Joining.
    Gallagher, Sally K. (2017)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on interviews, focus groups, & participant observation with 3 congregations (Presbyterian, Baptist, Orthodox) in the US Northwest. Describes how people join each congregation and gendered differences in what new members resonated with. Congregational cultures mattered.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, U.S.A.; Congregation; Focus group; Gender; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Socialization
  • "A part of who I am": Material objects as "plot devices" in the formation of religious selves.
    Winchester, Daniel (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 83-103.

    Based on participant observation in 3 Orthodox churches in Minneapolis/St. Paul. Focuses on the use of material objects, especially icons, in the identity narratives of converts.

    Associated Search Terms: Icon; United States, Minnesota, Minneapolis; Self; Participant observation; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Identity; Art; Material culture
  • Converting to continuity: Temporality and self in Eastern Orthodox covnersion narratives.
    Winchester, Daniel (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 439-460.

    Conversion narratives of Americans who joined Orthodox churches reveal a progressive discourse of latent religiosity, not a dramatic break with a past.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Discourse; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.
  • The Eastern Church in the Spiritual Marketplace: American Conversions to Orthodox Christianity.
    Slagle, Amy (2011)
    DeKalb, Illinois: Northern Illinois Univrsity Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh; United States, Mississippi, Jackson; Participant observation; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Market model; Conversion
  • Satisfaction and Morale among Parish Clergy: What American Catholic and Orthodox Priests Can Learn from Each Other.
    Krindatch, Alexei D., and Dean R. Hoge (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:1:179-187.

    Compares 2001 American Roman Catholic preists' attitudes & those of American Orthodox priests in 2006.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.; Comparative; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.
  • Building Traditions: Comparing Space, Ritual, and Community in Three Congregations.
    Gallagher, Sally K. (2005)
    Review of Religious Research 47:1: 70-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Architecture; Parish; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Conservative Baptist
  • Orthodox (Eastern Christian) Churches in the United States at the Beginning of a New Millennium: Questions of Nature, Identity, and Mission.
    Krindatch, Alexei D. (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:3: 533-563.

    Membership, parish, & monastery data, description & governance; tabular summaries of American histories of the churches. Bibliographic sources.

    Associated Search Terms: Serbian Orthodox, U.S.A.; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Orthodox Church in America; Greek Orthodox, U.S.A.; Antiochian Orthodox Christian, U.S.A.; Ukrainian Orthodox, U.S.A.; American Carpatho Russian Greek Catholic; Romanian Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Eastern Orthodox Exogamy and 'Triple ' Melting Pot Theory: Herberg Revisited.
    Kayal, Philip M. (1981)
    St. Vladimir's Theological Quarterly 25:4: 239-257.

    Examines marriage statistics of the Orthodox dioceses in the northeastern United States.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.
  • Greek-Americans in a pan-Orthodox Parish: A Sociologist's View.
    Donus, Robert B. (1974)
    St. Vladimir's Theological Quarterly 18:1: 44-52.

    Based on a sample of Greek members of an ethnically mixed Orthodox church in Bergenfield, New Jersey; focuses on aspects of religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New Jersey, Bergenfield; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Greek Americans; Parish
  • The Social Structure of Religious and Ethnoreligious Groups in a Metropolitan Community.
    Laumann, Edward O. (1969)
    American Sociological Review 34:2: 182-197.

    Analyzes 1966 interview data from Detroit area native-born white men aged 21-64; focuses on communality among religious-ethnic groupings.

    Associated Search Terms: Churches of Christ, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Jewish, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Communality; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Stratification; Urban; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Religious Preference and Worldly Success.
    Mayer, Albert J., and Harry Sharp (1962)
    American Sociological Review 27:2: 218-227.

    Analyzes 1954-59 Detroit area data; shows mainline Protestants' economic achievement greater than that of Catholics, white Baptists, & sect members; that of Jews & Orthodox compared favorably to all others.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Protestant Ethic; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Stratification; Episcopal; Methodist, U.S.A.
  • Religious Preference and Interreligious Mixtures in Marriage and Divorce in Iowa.
    Chancellor, Loren E., and Thomas P. Monahan (1955)
    American Journal of Sociology 61:3: 233-239.

    Analyzes 1953 data.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; Baptist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Reformed, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Divorce; Marriage; United States, Iowa
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