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  • 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.
  • 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: Economic; Gender; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Panel study; Practice; Stratification; Catholic, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • 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: Literalism; Miracle; Protestant, U.S.A.; Evolution; Science; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • 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; Language; Migrant; Generations; Protestant, U.S.A.; Latino Americans
  • 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: United States; Homophily; Race; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Experiment; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Discrimination; Catholic, U.S.A.; Internet survey
  • 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: African Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Membership; Protestant, U.S.A.; 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: United States, Florida, Miami; Protestant, U.S.A.; Urban; Voodoo, U.S.A.; Migrant; Catholic, U.S.A.; 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: European Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Congregation; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Parish; Peace/war; United States
  • 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: Abortion; Protestant, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Latino Americans; Catholic, 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: Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Protestant, Canada; Homosexuality
  • Comparing Practical Theology across Religions and Denominations.
    Schneider, Jo Anne, and Patricia Wittberg, with Heidi Unruh, Jill Sinha, and John Belcher (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 52:4: 405-426.

    Based on key informant interviews & participation, concerning the conduct of social services.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Quaker, U.S.A.; Polity; Participant observation; African Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Comparative; Jewish, U.S.A.; Social services; Stewardship
  • Go Forth and Multiply: Revisiting Religion and Fertility in the United States, 1984-2008.
    Borch, Casey, Matthew West, and Gordon Gauchat (2011)
    Religions 2:4: 469-484. www.mdpi.com/journal/religions

    General Social Survey data show Catholic and conservative Protestant fertility rates higher than that of liberal Protestant population.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States; Conservative/liberal; Fertility
  • 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: Marriage/divorce; Mormon, U.S.A.; Mobility (vertical); Latino Americans; Generations; Fertility; Family; Education; Economic; Conservative, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; African Americans; United States; Stratification; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • 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: AIDS; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Family; Women; Abortion; Health; Catholic, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Sexual activity
  • 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: Media; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Homily; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Content analysis; Boundary maintenance
  • Neither Jew nor Gentile. Exploring Issues of Racial Diversity on Protestant College Campuses.
    Yancey, George (2010)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    A survey of intitutions shows few effects of diversity programs in attracting minority students or raising their graduation rates. A student survey shows some programs raise tensions. Diverse faculty & diversity courses help.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Race; Protestant, U.S.A.; Education; Racial attitudes
  • Denominational Differences in Support for Race-Based Policies among White, Black, Hispanic, and Asian Americans.
    Brown, R. Khari (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:3:604-615.

    Analyzes 2004 telephone survey data from race quota samples of U.S. adults. White Evangelicals are less likely to support compensatory race-based policies than the non-religious & liberal Protestants, but not Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Race
  • Alternative Schooling Strategies and the Religious Lives of American Adolescents.
    Uecker, Jeremy E. (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:4: 563-584.

    Analyzes 2002-03 telephone survey data from American adolescents (aged 13-17). Catholic & Protestant schools enhance salience of religion; Catholic schools enhance attendance; Protestant schools enhance private religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Catholic, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; Education
  • Facilitators and advocates: How mainline Protestant clergy respond to homosexuality.
    Cadge, Wendy, and Christopher Wildeman (2008)
    Sociological Perspectives 51:3: 587-603.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Protestant, U.S.A.; Clergy
  • 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; Activists; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The cultural contradictions of mainline family ideology and practice.
    Wilcox, W. Bradford, and Elizabeth Williamson (2007)
    In Don S. Browning and David A. Clairmont (eds.) American Religions and the Family. New York: Columbia University Press, pp. 37-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Culture; Family
  • 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 Protestant Ethic Thesis as American Sociology of Religion.
    Swatos, William H., Jr., and Peter Kivisto (2007)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) American Sociology of Religion. Histories (Religion and the Social Order 13). Leiden: Brill, pp. 87-119.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • Disability Advocacy in American Mainline Protestantism.
    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. 75-92. [Journal of Religion, Disabilities & Heatlh 10:1/2]

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Disability; Activism
  • 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..
  • Hispanic ministry in fourteen Protestant denominations.
    Lummis, Adair (2006)
    In Edwin I. Hernández, Milgros Peña, Kenneth G. Davis, and Elizabeth Station (eds.) Emerging Voice, Urgent Choices. Essays on Latino/a Religious Leadership. Leiden: Brill, pp. 91-104.

    Congregation-level data.

    Associated Search Terms: Latino Americans; Parish; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • The Community-serving Activities of Hispanic Protestant Congregations.
    Sherman, Amy L. (2006)
    In Edwin I. Hernández, Milgros Peña, Kenneth G. Davis, and Elizabeth Station (eds.) Emerging Voice, Urgent Choices. Essays on Latino/a Religious Leadership. Leiden: Brill, pp. 105-125..

    Based on a survey of Latino Protestant pastors, case studies of congregations, & information on training programs, all in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Seminary; Latino Americans; Charities; Social services
  • Discourse, Interaction, and the Making of Selves in the US Protestant Dispute over Homosexuality.
    Moon, Dawne (2005)
    Theory and Society 34: 551-577.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Discourse; Homosexuality
  • The Vanishing Protestant Majority.
    Smith, Tom W., and Seokho Kim (2005)
    Journal for the Scintific Study of Religion 44:2: 211-223.

    1972-2002 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity); Catholic, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States
  • Education and Churchgoing Protestants' Views of Highly Politicized Christianity.
    Schwadel, Philip (2005)
    Review of Religious Research 47:2: 150-161.

    Analyzes 1996 telephone interview data from U.S. church-going Protestants; the more educated opposed basing laws on Christian doctrines.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Privatization; Politics, U.S.A.; Education; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Pulpits and Platforms: The Role of the Church in Determining Protest among Black Americans.
    Fitzgerald, Scott T., and Ryan E. Spohn (2005)
    Social Forces 84:2: 1015-1045.

    Net of controls, activism does not increase protest participation. Based on 1993 telephone interview data from African Americans

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Protest; Activism; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Organizational Consolidation in American Protestant Denominations, 1890-1990.
    Chaves, Mark, and John R. Sutton (2004)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43:1: 51-66.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Merger
  • Explaining Schism in American Protestant Denominations, 1890-1990.
    Sutton, John R., and Mark Chaves (2004)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43:2: 171-190.

    Associated Search Terms: Schism; Protestant, U.S.A.; Organization
  • Is There a Catholic Sharing Ethic?: A Research Note.
    Rigney, Daniel, Jerome Matz, and Armando J. Abney (2004)
    Sociology of Religion 65:2: 155-165.

    Contrary to a theory of a Catholic communitarian ethic, Catholics volunteer less than others in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Voluntary action research; Catholic, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; United States
  • Soft Patriarchs, New Men: How Christianity Shapes Fathers and Husbands.
    Wilcox, W. Bradford (2004)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Based in large part on 1977-98 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data. Ideology is shown to have some influence on the family-related behavior of Protestant fathers in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Conservative/liberal; United States; Family; Gender role
  • The Remnant Spirit: Conservative Reform in Mainline Protestantism.
    Cowan, Douglas E. (2003)
    Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood.

    Conservatives who remain in liberal churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Liberal/conservative; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Strictness and Congregational Growth in Middletown.
    Tamney, Joseph B., Stephen D. Johnson, Kevin McElmurry, and George Saunders (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:3: 363-375.

    Strictness correlated with congregation growth in size only in working class congregations; it correlated inversely with growth in middle class congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Strictness; United States, Indiana, Muncie; Modernization; Stratification; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • The Political Attitudes and Activities of Mainline Protestant Clergy in the Election of 2000: A Study of Six Denominations.
    Smidt, Corwin E., Sue E.S. Crawford, Melissa Deckman, Donald Gray, Dan Hofrenning, Laura R. Olson, Sherrie Steiner, and Beau Weston (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:4: 515-532.

    Analyzes 2001 questionnaire data from mainline Protestant clergy. Denominations differ in adherence to the social gospel & the moral reform movement. Differences in political party also occurred among & within denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; United Methodist; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Reformed Church in America; American Baptist; Clergy; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Buddhist and Protestant Korean Immigrants. Religious Beliefs and Socioeconomic Aspects of Life.
    Kwon, Okyun (2003)
    New York: LFB Scholarly Publishing.

    Based on interview, questionnaire, & participant observation data from New York; questionnaires were sent to a national U.S. sample of Korean Buddhist temples.

    Associated Search Terms: Other-worldly asceticism; United States, New York, New York; Protestant, U.S.A.; Assimilation; Comparative; Inner-worldly asceticism; Christian, Korea; Korea; Migrant; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Generations; Korean Americans; Economic; Cho-gye
  • Mainline Protestant Washington Offices and the Political Lives of Clergy.
    Olson, Laura R. (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. 54-79.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Protestant, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The Changing Political Fortunes of Mainline Protestants.
    Manza, Jeff, and Clem Brooks (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. 159-178.

    Mainline Protestants no longer figure in the Republican establishment & because of reduced memberships do not have clout in the Democratic party. Uses 1972-96 National Election Study data.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; United States; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Religious Variations in Public Presence. Evidence from the National Congregations Study.
    Chaves, Mark, Helen M. Giesel, and William Tsitsos (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. 108-128.

    Analyzes 1998 National Congregations Studydata; focuses on activities of congregations. Compares 6 mainline Protestant, other Protestant, & Catholic congregations activism.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Politics, U.S.A.; Education; Charities; Activism; Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • For the Sake of the Children?: Family-related Discourse and Practice in the Mainline.
    Wilcox, W. Bradford (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. 287-316.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Family; Familism; Children
  • Connecting Mainline Protestant Churches with Public Life.
    Ammerman, Nancy T. (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. 129-158.

    Based on 1997-98 interviews with representatives from a sample of U.S. congregations; compares mainline Protestant, conservative Protestant, African American, & Catholic congregations' civic activities.

    Associated Search Terms: Charities; Activism; African Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Parish; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Vital Conflicts. The Mainline Denominations Debate Homosexuality.
    Cadge, Wendy (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. 265-286.

    Follows debates about homosexuality in 6 American Protestant churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Protestant, U.S.A.; American Baptist; United Methodist; Homosexuality; United Church of Christ; Episcopal; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
  • God, Politics, and Protest: Religious Beliefs and the Legitimation of Contentious Tactics.
    McVeigh, Rory, and David Sikkink (2001)
    Social Forces 79:4: 1425-1458.

    Analyzes 1996 telephone interview data from U.S. Protestants; perceiving that religious values are threatened, intolerance toward people living by other religions' standards, & belief in human sinfulness predict approval of contentious tactics.

    Associated Search Terms: Protest; Protestant, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Religion, Religiosity, and Attribution of Responsibility.
    Jacobson, Cardell K., and Jeffrey C. Chin (2001)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 12: 117-130.

    Analyzes data from Brigham Young, Indiana, & Pennsylvania State Universities & Lemoyne College; explores relationships between religiosity & denomination with attribution of outcomes to internal versus external factors.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Attribution theory; Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Students, undergraduate
  • Religion, Gender, and the Hispanic Experience in the United States: Catholic/Protestant Differences in Religious Involvement, Social Status, and Gender-Role Attitudes.
    Hunt, Larry L. (2001)
    Review of Religious Research 43:2: 139-160.

    Analyzes 1972-98 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data, Latino subsample. Protestants had more conservative gender role attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Gender role; Latino Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Regional Judicatories and Social Policy Advocacy.
    Lummis, Adair T. (2001)
    In Paula D. Nesbitt (ed.) Religion and Social Policy. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 164-176.

    Based on a 1994 survey of American church leaders; focuses on the middle level leadership--i.e., between local & national.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Organization; Polity; Social issues; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • 'To Whom Much Has Been Given...': Religious Capital and Community Voluntarism among Churchgoing Protestants.
    Park, Jerry Z., and Christian Smith (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:3: 272-286.

    Analyzes 1996 American telephone survey data; church attendance predicts volunteering among American Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Protestant, U.S.A.; Voluntarism
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