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  • Wake Up, Lazarus! On Catholic Renewal (2 vols.).
    Hegy, Pierre (2011)
    Bloomington, Indiana: iUniverse.

    Reviews survey & historical data on American Catholicism, & adds observation of Catholic parishes and an Evangelical congregation. Volume II (2013) includes analyses of homilies from the U.S. & Guatemala.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Liminality; Ecclesiola; Communitas; Spirituality; Consumerism; Pastoral sociology; Participant observation; Content analysis; Guatemala; Homily; Catholic, Guatemala; Secularization
  • Neosecularization and Craft Versus Professional Religious Authority in a Nonreligious Organization.
    Grant, Don, Kathleen M. O'Neil, and Laura S. Stephens (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:3: 479-487.

    Secularization as loss of religious authority should be placed in the context of the lessening of secular authority as well. Studies nurses after a clinical pastoral education united was closed; nurses began providing pastoral services non-professionally.

    Associated Search Terms: Clinical pastoral education; Nurse; Hospital; Medical; Secularization
  • Diocesan and Eparchial Pastoral Councils: A National Profile.
    Froehle, Bryan T. (1998)
    Washington, D.C.: Center for Applied Reseach in the Apostolate.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Pastoral planning; Diocese
  • Diocesan Planning and Research.
    Doyle, Ruth Narita (1995)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Fordham University.

    Same person as Ruth T. Doyle.

    Associated Search Terms: Pastoral planning
  • The Social Construction of a New Leadership Role: Catholic Women Pastors.
    Wallace, Ruth A. (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:1: 31-42. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Gender and Religion. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1994, pp. 15-26.

    Overview of the emergence of female, non-ordained pastors in American Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Pastor; Catholic, U.S.A.; Women
  • They Call Her Pastor. A New Role for Catholic Women.
    Wallace, Ruth A. (1992)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Based on 1989 interviews with 20 female Catholic parish administrators in the U.S., their visiting clergy, & lay leaders in their parishes; participant observation supplied further data.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Participant observation; Catholic, U.S.A.; Women; Pastor
  • New Roles for Women in the Catholic Church: 1965-1990.
    Wallace, Ruth A. (1991)
    In Helen R.F. Ebaugh (ed.) Religion and the Social Order. Vatican II and U.S. Catholicism. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 123-136.

    Observations based on interviews with U.S. Catholic female pastoral workers.

    Associated Search Terms: Pastor; Women; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Les Soutanes Roses. Portrait du Personnel Pastoral Féminin au Québec.
    Bélanger, Sarah (1988)
    Montréal: Bellarmin.

    Presents exhaustive data on women in pastoral ministry in Quebec.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Pastor; Canada, Quebec; Catholic, Canada
  • A Post-Vatican II Phenomenon: Lay Ministers. A Critical Three-Dimensional Study.
    Fox, Zenobia Valeria (1986)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Fordham University. [DA 47:4 A, p. 1363]

    Focuses on the relationship between lay ministers' backgrounds & attitudes toward collegiality.

    Associated Search Terms: Pastor; Organization; Catholic; Lay minister
  • The Church and Critical Choices in the 1980s.
    Nelsen, Hart M. (1982)
    Sociological Analysis 42:4: 303-316.

    Associated Search Terms: Pastoral planning
  • Applied Research and Planning for Mission: The Experience of Catholic Dioceses.
    Sullivan, Edward M. (1977)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Northwestern University.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Pastoral planning
  • Research and Religion: A Practitioner's Viewpoint.
    Howes, Robert G. (1972)
    Review of Religious Research 14:1: 3-14.

    Associated Search Terms: Pastoral planning
  • Methode de planning paroissial urbain.
    Sokolski, Alex (1960)
    Social Compass 7:4: 313-324.

    Presents a method for planning the locations of parishes.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Urban; Pastoral planning
  • The Development of Pastoral Counseling Programs in Protestantism: A Sociological Perspective.
    Johnson, Benton (1958)
    Pacific Sociological Review 1: 59-63.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Pastoral counseling; Mental health; Seminary
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