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  • Secularization and attribution: How mainline Protestant clergy and congregants explain church growth and decline.
    Flatt, Kevin N., D. Millard Haskell, and Stephanie Burgoyne (2018)
    Sociology of Religion 79:1: 78-107.

    Based on a small survey; suggests varying reasons given for growth or decline in congregation membership point to secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario; Protestant, Canada; Secularization; Attribution theory
  • Authoritarian resilience versus everyday resistance: The unexpected strength of religious advocacy in promoting transnational activism in China.
    Wang, Ray (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:3: 558-576.

    By building a local network, including government-sponsored social groups, transnational religious activists can pressure an authoritarian regime to incorporate basic freedoms & create space for activism.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; China; Network; Protest
  • Latino Protestants in America. Growing and Diverse.
    Mulder, Mark T., Aida I. Ramos, and Gerardo Marti (2017)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Associated Search Terms: Latino Americans; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • W(h)ither the mainline? Trends and prospects.
    Marcum, John P. (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:2: 119-134.

    Membership changes in mainline Protestant denominations in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Membership; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..
  • Latino Protestants in America: Growing and Diverse.
    Mulder, Mark T., Aida I. Ramos, and Gerardo Marti (2017)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Latino Americans
  • Cultural challenges for mainline Protestant political progressives.
    Lichterman, Paul, and Rhys H. Williams (2017)
    In Ruth Braunstein, Todd Nicholas Fuist, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.) Religion and Progressive Activism. New Stories about Faith and Politics. New York: New York University Press, pp. 117-137.

    Mainline Protestants have multiple identities; religion, rather than citizen, is often not salient to economic or social issues. They are less likely to put their faith forward. Rhetoric predisposes non-conservatives to dismiss religious moral appeals, even if from progressives.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Culture; Identity; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Growing suburbs, relocating churches: The suburbanization of Protestant churches in the Chicago region, 1925-1990.
    Miller, Brian J. (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:2: 342-364.

    Based on Church Federation of Greater Chicago data. Relocations were not the same across Protestant denominations. Relocating churches added to ones already in the suburbs.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Succession (urban ecology); Suburb; Protestant, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • Religion, religiosity, and happiness.
    Sander, William (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:2: 251-262.

    Analyzes 1998-2012 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; compares happiness of religious tradition categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Happiness; Islam, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Mainline denominational switching in Canada: Comparing the religious trajectories of growing and declining church attendees.
    Haskell, David Millard, Stephanie Burgoyne, and Kevin N. Flatt (2016)
    Canadian Journal of Sociology 41: 493-524.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Practice; Protestant, Canada; Canada
  • Trust at Work: A Study on Faith and Trust of Protestant Entrepreneurs in China
    Tong, Joy K.C., and Fenggang Yang (2016)
    Religions 7(12), 136; doi:10.3390/rel7120136 (online)

    Based on in-depth interviews; religiosity facilitates trust.

    Associated Search Terms: Business people; China; Protestant, China; Trust
  • Theology matters: Comparing the traits of growing and declining mainline Protestant church attendees and clergy.
    Haskell, David Millard, Kevin N. Flatt, and Stephanie Burgoyne (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:4: 515-541.

    Analyzes Ontario survey data from Anglican, Lutheran, Presbyterian, & United Church of Canada congregations & clergy. Theological conservatism predicted growth, as opposed to decline.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, Canada; Canada, Ontario; Membership; Protestant, Canada; Belief
  • Narrating and navigating authorities: Evangelical and mainline Protestant interpretations of the Bible and science.
    Chan, Esther, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:1: 54-69.

    Based on U.S.A. interviews with non-fundamentalist Evangelicals & members of mainline Protestant congregations. The majority of both accept science, including evolution, but Evangelicals are more willing to see miracles as evidence of God's power over nature.

    Associated Search Terms: Miracle; Evolution; Literalism; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; Science
  • Wage differentials in the United States: Does religious participation matter?
    Beck, Sedefka V. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 558-578.

    Analyzes 2003 & '05 panel interview data from non-Hispanic U.S. adults. Practice suppressed wages of mainline Protestants; low participation predicted lower wages for conservative Protestant men & higher wages for Catholic women.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Catholic, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Economic; Gender; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Panel study; Practice
  • Prayers, protest, and police: How religion influences police presence at collective action events in the United States, 1960-1995.
    Beyerlein, Kraig, Sarah Soule, and Nancy Martin (2015)
    American Sociological Review 80:6: 1250-1271.

    Police are generally less likely to be present for protest events staged by religious groups than ones by secular groups, but there are exceptions.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Protest
  • A comparative study of work ethic among Muslims and Protestants: Multilevel evidence.
    Shirokanova, Anna (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 615-631.

    Analyses of aggregated 1999-2000 & 2005-2008 World Values Survey data show no significant difference in work ethic between Muslims & Protestants, though being religious in a Protestant society increases work ethic scores.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Islam; Economic; Protestant; Islamic Work Ethic
  • Chinese evangelists on the move: Space, authority, and ethnicisation among overseas Chinese Protestant Christians.
    Huang, Yuqin and I-hsin Hsiao (2015)
    Social Compass 62:3: 379-395.

    Observations on mainland Chinese Protestant missionaries to Europe & North America.

    Associated Search Terms: Chinese; Ethnocentrism; Missionary; Missions; Protestant
  • Religion and the Struggle for European Union: Confessional Culture and the Limits of Integration.
    Nelsen, Brent F., and James L. Guth (2015)
    Washington: Georgetown University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Europe; Catholic, Europe; Europe; Historical; Protestant, Europe
  • The growth and development of non-Catholic churches in Chile.
    Gooren, Henri (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:2: 191-218.

    In Chile, social disruption accompanying urbanization, economic depression, & political turmoil predicted Protestant, especially Pentecostal, growth, which has leveled off in recent years.

    Associated Search Terms: Anomie; Chile; Economic; Pentecostal, Chile; Protestant, Chile; Urbanization
  • Latino religious affiliation and ethnic identity.
    Calvillo, Jonathan E., and Stanley R. Bailey (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 57-78.

    analyzes 2006 telephone interview data from Latino Americans. Catholicism serves as a bridge to the ethnic homeland & positively predicts use of Spanish in the home while Protestantism reflects a break with the ethnicity & inversely predicts use of Spanish in the home.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Generations; Language; Latino Americans; Migrant; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • My Soul Is in Haiti. Protestantism in the Haitian Diaspora of the Bahamas.
    Louis, Bertin M., Jr. (2015)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based on 2002-05 field work. The particularly ascetic Protestants of the Haitian diaspora identify themselves as Kretyen (Christian) rather than Pwotestan (Protestant). They maintain their boundaries against Bahamians, "uncoverted" (Catholic-Vodou), & Pwotestan Haitian Bahamians.

    Associated Search Terms: Minority; Bahamas; Boundary maintenance; Transnational; Haitian Bahamians; Migrant; Nationalism; Participant observation; Protestant, Bahamas; Ritual; Stratification; Diaspora; Music
  • Religion, race, and discrimination: A field experiment of how American churches welcome newcomers.
    Wright, Bradley R.E., Christopher M. Donnelly, Michael Wallace, Stacy Missari, Annie Scola Wisnesky, and Christine Zozula (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 185-204.

    E-mail inquiries to a sample of churches, ostensibly from families moving to the geographical area of each church. Ostensible names varied to communicate white, African American, Latino, or Asian identity. Responses from Mainline Protestant churches showed discrimination.

    Associated Search Terms: Internet survey; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Discrimination; Catholic, U.S.A.; Race; Experiment; Homophily; United States
  • Religious belonging, religious agency, and women's autonomy in Mozanbique.
    Agadjanian, Victor, and Scott T. Yabiku (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 461-476.

    Based on 2008 interview data from women aged 15-50 in a largely Christian area of southern Mozambique. Catholics & mainline Protestants (liberal) had higher autonomy than Apostolic, other Pentecostal, & unaffiliated women.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Mozambique; Africanist; Apostolic, Mozambique; Autonomy; Denomination (organizational entity); Gender traditionalism; Mozambique, Chibuto District, Gaza Province; Women; Catholic, Mozambique; Protestant (mainline), Mozambique
  • The growth of Protestantis in Brazil and its impact on male earnings, 1970-2000.
    Potter, Joseph E., Ernesto F.L. Amaral, and Robert D. Woodberry (2014)
    Social Forces 93:1: 125-153.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Economic; Protestant, Brazil; Stratification
  • Suicide and religion: New evidence on the differences between Protestantism and Catholicism.
    Torgler, Benno,and Christoph Schaltegger (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:2: 316-340.

    Data on Swiss cantons show Catholicism inversely predicting suicide rates & acceptance of suicide.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Switzerland; Protestant, Switzerland; Switzerland; Suicide
  • Another Christian right? The politicization of Korean Protestantism in contemporary global society.
    Cho, Kyuhoon (2014)
    Social Compass 61:3: 310-327.

    After the end of the Cold War, the Protestant churches ceased to grow, and some have become politically active on the right.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Korea (South); Protestant, Korea (South); Korea (South)
  • Présence évangélique au Liban, enjeux socio-politiques et culturels d'un engagment multiforme.
    Kaouès, Fatiha (2013)
    Social Compass 60:2:204-217.

    Based on 2010-12 field work in Lebanon. Brief histories of Protestant & Evangelical churches & their works in Lebanon.

    Associated Search Terms: Lebanon; Protestant, Lebanon; Evangelical, Lebanon
  • Religion and social participation in Postcommunist Europe.
    Voicu, M?lina, and Claudiu Tufi? (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 203-217.

    Analyzes 2008 European Values Study data from 21 postcommunist European nations. Church attendance predicts voluntary organization membership in low religiosity contexts, negatively predicts it in high religiosity contexts. membership in voluntary organizations is higher in Catholic countries but higher by individual Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Social participation; Practice; Protestant, Europe; Contextual effects; Catholic, Europe
  • Between evangelism and multiculturalism: The dynamics of Protestant Christianity in Indonesia.
    Hoon, Chang-Yau (2013)
    Social Compass 60:4: 457-470.

    Overview of religion in Indonesia, with a focus on liberal vs. Evangelical Protestantism. Shows the limited acceptance of diversity by the Muslim majority & by the Evangelicals.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Indonesia; Tolerance; Evangelical, Indonesia; Indonesia; Diversity; Christian, Indonesia; Pluralism; Pentecostal, Indonesia
  • Religion, spirituality and civil participation.
    deHart, Joep, and Paul Dekker (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 169-188.

    Reports data from various European surveys. Among the European nations, the proportion protestant correlates positively with secular volunteering, & the proportion Orthodox or Muslim correlates negatively with secular volunteering.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Europe; Catholic, Europe; Europe; Orthodox, eastern, Europe; Protestant, Europe; Volunteering; Civic engagement
  • Changes in Americans' strength of religious affiliation, 1974-2010.
    Schwadel, Philip (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:1: 107-128.

    Based on 1974-2010 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; traces % respondents reporting strong affiiation for 4 categories: Evangelical, Black protestant, Mainline Protestant, Catholic. Notes 1980s period effects.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Membership; Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; African Americans; United States
  • Crossing the Water and Keeping the Faith: Haitian Religion in Miami.
    Rey, Terry, and Alex Stepick (2013)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Migrant; Voodoo, U.S.A.; Urban; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States, Florida, Miami; Participant observation; Haitian Americans
  • Religion and Military Policy Attitudes in America.
    Brown, Ronald E., R. Khari Brown, and Aaron W. Blase (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:4: 573-595.

    Analyzes interview data from the 2004 National Politics Study (U.S.A.), white subsample. Evangelicals oppose war less, Mainline Protestants more; lay discussion in worship spaces increases this contrast.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Congregation; Catholic, U.S.A.; European Americans; United States; Peace/war; Parish; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..
  • Zu welchem Ende studiert man heute noch die "Protestantische Ethik."
    Treiber, Hubert (2012)
    Österreichischen Zeitschrift für Geschichtwissenschafter 23:3: 67-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic
  • A ética protestante na contexto contemporâneo.
    Riesebrodt, Martin (2012)
    Tempo Social 24:1:159-182.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic
  • The missionary roots of liberal democracy.
    Woodberry, Robert D. (2012)
    American Political Science Review 106:2: 244-274.

    The historical prevelance of conversionary Protestants in Africa, Asia, Latin America, & Oceania predicts stable democracy. The author cites its role as catalyst for religious liberty, education, printing, publication, voluntary organizations, & colonial reform.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant; Missions; Democracy; Development
  • Le protestantisme et les modes d'institutionnalité du religieux. Complexifier le type "Église."
    Willaime, Jean-Paul (2012)
    Social Compass 59:4: 501-514.

    In Protestantism, the church type is established through theology & the authority of the doctor/preacher rather than by ritual & office charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: Church; Protestant; Typology
  • Übersetzungsstratagien und Übersetzungsfelder. Die Übersetzungen von Max Webers “Die protestantische Ethik” ins Englische.
    Schögler, Rafael (2012)
    Österreichischen Zeitschrift für Geschichtwissenschafter 23:3: 127-160.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max
  • Annerkungen zum Entstehungskontext von Max Webers "Die protestantische Ethik und der 'Geist' des Kapitalismus."
    Lehmann, Hartmut (2012)
    Österreichischen Zeitschrift für Geschichtwissenschafter 23:3: 86-99.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Protestant Ethic
  • Max Webers "Protestantische Ethik" in werkgeschichtlicher Betrachtung. Eine Erwiderung auf die "Steinert-These."
    Lichtblau, Klaus (2012)
    Österreichischen Zeitschrift für Geschichtwissenschafter 23:3: 33-49.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Protestant Ethic
  • Beyond welcoming the strangers: Migrant integration processes among Protestant churches in Ireland.
    Passarelli, Alessia (2012)
    In Ronit Lentin and Elena Moreo (eds.) Migrant Activism and integration from Below in Ireland. Basingstoke, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 140-158.

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; Migration; Ireland; Protestant, Ireland
  • International Migration and Religious Selection.
    Connor, Phillip (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:1: 184-194.

    2000-02 Guatemalan survey data, heavily Quiché, show Protestants more likely than others to emigrate to the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Migration; Protestant, Guatemala; Quiché; Migrant; Guatemala
  • Markets of piety and pious markets: The protestant ethic and the spirit of Korean capitalism.
    Baldacchino, Jean-Paul (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 367-385.

    Rather than a Confucian work ethic, it is Puritan-like Protestantism in South Korea that has an elective affinity with capitalism. Bsed on field work in a Seoul congregation.

    Associated Search Terms: Korea (South), Seoul; Parish; Protestant Ethic
  • Racial justice in the Protestant mainline: Liberalism and its limits.
    Alumkal, Antony William (2012)
    In Robin Jacobson and Nancy Wadsworth (eds.) Faith and Race in American Political Life. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, pp. 275-298.

    Mainline denominations mirror the diversity and conflict of racial ideologies in the larger American society, particularly the majority white population, in the post-civil rights era.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..
  • Weber and "Kulturprotestantismus."
    Adair-Toteff, Christopher (2012)
    Österreichischen Zeitschrift für Geschichtwissenschafter 23:3: 50-66.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Protestant, Germany; Cultural religion
  • Touloutoutou and Tet Mare churches: Language, class and Protestantism in the Haitian diaspora of the Bahamas.
    Louis, Bertin M., Jr. (2012)
    Studies in Religion/Sciences religieuses 41:2: 216-230.

    "Touloutoutou" and "Tet Mare" are terms for hifalutin & ordinary speech.

    Associated Search Terms: Bahamas; Diaspora; Haitian Bahamians; Sociolinguistics; Stratification; Protestant, Bahamas
  • Explaining Differences in Philanthropic Behavior between Christians, Muslims, and Hindus in the Netherlands.
    Carabain, Christine L., and René Bekers (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 53:4: 419-440.

    Analyzes 2008 Dutch interview data. Community orientation, communal worship orientation, & beliefs affect giving patterns. Dutch Hindus have more secular & less religious giving levels, Dutch Muslims more religious & less secular.

    Associated Search Terms: Indian Dutch; Hindu, Netherlands; Protestant, Netherlands; Netherlands; Islam, Netherlands; Contributions; Catholic, Netherlands; Altruism; Belief
  • Faith, Race-ethnicity, and Public Policy Preferences: Religious Schemas and Abortion Attitudes among U.S. Latinos.
    Bartkowski, John P., Aida I. Ramos-Wada, Christopher G. Ellison, and Gabriel A. Acevedo (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:2: 343-358.

    Analyzes 2006 telephone interview data from U.S. Latinos; Latino Protestants were more anti-abortion than were Latino Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Latino Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Abortion; Politics, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Testing the Protestant Ethic Thesis with Quantitative Historical Data: A Research Note.
    Sanderson, Stephen K., Seth Abrutyn, and Kristopher R. Proctor (2011)
    Social Forces 89:3: 905-911.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Historical
  • Ethnicité, religion et religiosité. Les protestants dans la République irlandaise.
    Ruane, Joseph (2011)
    Ethnologie française 41:2: 271-278.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Protestant, Ireland; Ireland
  • Mainline Protestantism and Deliberation about Homosexuality.
    Olson, Laura R., Paul A. Djupe, and Wendy Cadge (2011)
    In David Rayside and Clyde Wilcox (eds.) Faith, Politics, and Sexual Diversity in Canada and the United States. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, pp. 189-206.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Protestant, Canada
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