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  • 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..
  • 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.
  • 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..
  • 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
  • Faith and Money: How Religion Contributes to Wealth and Poverty.
    Keister, Lisa A. (2011)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Develops a model for the impact of religious identification on wealth accumulation of American Conservative Protestants, Black Protestants, Mainline Protestants, white Catholics, Hispanic Catholics, Jews, & others. A chapter examines denominations (Mormons & Mainline Protestant denominations).

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; African Americans; Marriage/divorce; Conservative, U.S.A.; Mobility (vertical); Economic; Education; Family; Fertility; Catholic, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Generations; Stratification; United States; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Latino Americans
  • Religion, Sexually Risky Behavior, and Reproductive Health. The Mormon Case.
    Heaton, Tim B. (2010)
    In Christopher G. Ellison and Robert A. Hummer (eds.) Religion, Families, and Health. Population-Based Research in the United States. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 368-384.

    Analyzes 1995 interview data from American females aged 15-44. Finds net religious affiliation effects for abortion & sexually transmittted diseases, but not for unwanted pregnancies & HIV. The data set included enough Mormons to allow for meaningful findings for them as well as other groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Jewish, U.S.A.; Sexual activity; Family; Catholic, U.S.A.; Women; AIDS; Abortion; Health
  • Sunday celluloids: Visual media and Protestant boundaries with secular culture.
    Draper, Scott, and Jerry Z. Park (2010)
    Sociological Spectrum 30:4: 433-458.

    Content analysis of homily references to cinema; compares Evangelical with mainline Protestant.

    Associated Search Terms: Boundary maintenance; Content analysis; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Homily; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Media
  • Politics and Church: Byproduct or Central Mission?
    Djupe, Paul A., and Christopher P. Gilbert (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:1: 45-62.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Clergy; Politics, U.S.A.; Activists
  • Growth and decline in the mainine."
    Hadaway, Christopher Kirk, and Penny Long Marler (2006)
    In Charles H. Lippy (ed.) Faith in America: Changes, Challenges, New Directions. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, pp. 1-24.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..
  • Religious Voting Blocs in the 1992 Election: The Year of the Evangelical?
    Kellstedt, Lyman A., John C. Green, James L. Guth, and Corwin E. Smidt (1994)
    Sociology of Religion 55:3: 307-326. [Also in Steve Bruce, Peter Kivisto, and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) The Rapture of Politics. The Christian Right as the United States Approaches the Year 2000 (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction, 1995), pp. 85-104]

    Analyzes 1960-92 American presidential election databases; shows party & voting trends of Evangelicals, mainline Protestants, Catholics, & seculars.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Atheist, U.S.A.; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Denominational defection: Recent research on religious disaffiliation in America.
    Hadaway, Christopher Kirk (1990)
    In Milton J. Coalter, John M. Mulder, and Louis B. Weeks (eds.) The Mainstream Protestant "Decline." Louisville: Westminster/John Knox, pp. 102-121.

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