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  • 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..; African Americans; Social services; Quaker, U.S.A.; Polity; Comparative; Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Stewardship; Participant observation
  • Social Capital and Societal Vision. A Study of Six Farm Communities in Iowa.
    Curry, Janel (2003)
    In Corwin Smidt (ed.) Religion as Social Capital. Producing the Common Good. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 139-152.

    Individualist communities (Quaker, German Reformed, Catholic) had trouble mobilizing for common projects, communal ones (Dutch Reformed, Mennonite, Reorganized LDS) were isolated from extra-communal associations.

    Associated Search Terms: Quaker, U.S.A.; Reorganized Latter-day Saints; German Reformed, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Mennonite, U.S.A.; Rural; United States, Iowa; Community study; Social capital; Dutch Reformed, U.S.A.
  • Practicing Virtues: Moral Traditions at Quaker and Military Boarding Schools.
    Hays, Kim (1994)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Describes similarities & differences in the moral values of military & Quaker boarding schools in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Quaker, U.S.A.; Education; Values
  • Religion and Social Justice. The Case of Christianity and the Abolition of Slavery in America.
    Auping, John A. (1994)
    Mexico City: Univrsidad Iberoamericana, Departamento de Ciencias Religiosas.

    Historical sociology establishing the importance of religion in the American abolitionist movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Quaker, U.S.A.; Content analysis; Experiential dimension; Slavery
  • Protestantism and Industrialization. An Examination of Three Alternative Models of the Relationship between Religion and Capitalism.
    Buck, Robert Enoch (1993)
    Review of Religious Research 34:3: 210-224.

    Compares development of shoe manufacturing, 1770-1865, which failed in Buckfield, Maine, & flourished in Lynn, Massachusetts; a Quaker community in Lynn was instrumental for industrial success.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Comparative; Quaker, U.S.A.; United States, Maine, Buckfield; United States, Massachusetts, Lynn; Community study
  • Civil Religion and other Religious Identities.
    Wimberley, Ronald C., and James A. Christenson (1981)
    Sociological Analysis 42:2: 91-100.

    Analyzes 1975 questionnaire data from a North Carolina sample; civil religion attitude scores vary by denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, U.S.A.; Church of God; Christian, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity); United States, North Carolina; Civil religion; Quaker, U.S.A.
  • Puritan Boston and Quaker Philadelphia.
    Baltzell, E. Digby (1979)
    New York: Free Press. [Boston: Beacon, 1982]

    Historical sociology on the ethos of Puritan vs. Quaker elites.

    Associated Search Terms: Quaker, U.S.A.; Puritan, U.S.A.; Historical; Elite; United States, Massachusetts, Boston; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Religion and Nation Building: The American Case.
    Norr, James L. (1978)
    Sociological Focus 11:4: 255-269.

    Presents number of congregations of 13 denominations in the U.s., 1650-1860.

    Associated Search Terms: Universalist, U.S.A.; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Quaker, U.S.A.; Historical
  • Group Decisions by Consensus: Reaching Unity in the Society of Friends.
    Hare, A. Paul (1973)
    Sociological Inquiry 43:1: 75-84.

    Interprets a Quaker committee's minutes; uses Parsons' functional requisites. Traditionally Quakers decide by teaching a "sense of the meeting" rather than by vote.

    Associated Search Terms: Quaker, U.S.A.; Functionalism
  • The Establishment Process in a Middle Class Sect.
    Ross, Jack C. (1969)
    Social Compass 16:4: 500-507.

    Study of a Midwest U.S. Quaker meeting as an established introversionist sect having a well-educated membership. Establishment was quickly achieved because of the operation of internal institutions.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Quaker, U.S.A.; Sect
  • Religious Affiliation, Church Attendance, Religious Education and Student Attitudes toward Race.
    Burnham, Kenneth E., John F. Connors, III, and Richard C. Leonard (1969)
    Sociological Analysis 30:4: 235-244.

    Studies students in 4 colleges in Philadelphia: Catholics were least tolerance, the non-religious most, followed by Jews & Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Jewish, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; Prejudice, racial; Students, undergraduate; Catholic, U.S.A.; Sex; Atheist, U.S.A.; Quaker, U.S.A.; Civil rights movement; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Religion and Opposition to War among College Students.
    Connors, John F. III, Richard C. Leonard, and Kenneth E. Burnham (1968)
    Sociological Analysis 29:4: 11-219.

    Analyzes survey data from 4 eastern U.S. universities.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Students, undergraduate; Catholic, U.S.A.; Quaker, U.S.A.
  • The Hicksite Separation: A Sociological Analysis of Religious Schism in Early Nineteenth Century America.
    Doherty, Robert W. (1967)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Quaker, U.S.A.; Schism; Historical
  • Religion and Society: The Hicksite Separation of 1827.
    Doherty, Robert W. (1965)
    American Quarterly 17:1: 63-80.

    Analyzes the early 19th century schism from church/sect & stratification perspectives.

    Associated Search Terms: Schism; Stratification; Typology; Historical; Quaker, U.S.A.
  • Protestants and Pioneers. Individualism and Conformity on the American Frontier.
    Miyakawa, Tetsuo Scott (1964)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Applies sect/denomination typology to the Ohio Valley 1800-36; sees more conformism than individualism.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, U.S.A.; Individualism; Historical; Baptist, U.S.A.; Quaker, U.S.A.; Typology; United States; Presbyterian, U.S.A.
  • Traditionalism and Charisma in a Religious Group: Membership Careers and Role Contingencies of Quakers.
    Ross, Jack C. (1964)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Minnesota. [DA 26:1, p. 531]

    Questionnaire data from a small sample, & some participant observation, in a Midwest U.S. setting.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Charisma; Quaker, U.S.A.; Sect; Traditionalism
  • Social Correlates of Religious Interest.
    Lenski, Gerhard (1953)
    American Sociological Review 18: 533-544.

    Analyzes 1941 interview data from white Protestant households of couples who had been married 1927-29, living in Indianapolis, Indiana.

    Associated Search Terms: Quaker, U.S.A.; Christian Science; Disciples of Christ; Episcopal; Evangelical and Reformed, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; United Brethren, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Nazarene
  • American Frontier and Protestantism. A Study of Protestantism, Voluntarism, and Ethos of American Frontier Society.
    Miyakawa, Tetsuo Scott (1951)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Columbia University.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Protestant, U.S.A.; Individualism; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Historical; Quaker, U.S.A.
  • An Experiment in Spiritual Ecclesiology.
    Shideler, Emerson (1948)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Quaker, U.S.A.
  • Bible Commonwealth and Holy Experiment: A Study of the Relation between Theology and Politics in the Puritan and Quaker Colonies.
    Hertz, Karl Herbert (1948)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Univesity of Chicago, Committee on Social Thought.

    Associated Search Terms: Quaker, U.S.A.; United States, Massachusetts; Puritan, U.S.A.; Comparative; Historical; United States, Pennsylvania
  • Social Participation and Religious Affiliation in Rural Areas.
    Anderson, W.A. (1944)
    Rural Sociology 9:3: 242-250.

    Analyzes 1939-40 data from rural residents of Cortland & Oswego Counties, New York; sees a correlation between church & social participation, as well as differences in social participation among denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Social participation; Catholic, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Rural; United States, New York; Quaker, U.S.A.
  • The Awakening of the Quaker Movement against Negro Slavery in Colonial Pennsylvania and West New Jersey.
    Noss, Theodore K. (1934)
    Unpublished M.A. dissertation, University of Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New Jersey; Social movement; Slavery; Quaker, U.S.A.; Historical; United States, Pennsylvania
  • The Influence of the Quakers in the Abolition of Negro Slavery in the United States.
    Smucker, Orden Curtiss (1933)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Slavery; Quaker, U.S.A.
  • Social Values of the Society of Friends: An Inquiry Concerning the Confluence and Continuance of that Distinctive Combination of Attitudes and Values known as Quakerism.
    Henley, David Elias (1928)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Southern California.

    Associated Search Terms: Values; Quaker, U.S.A.
  • Quakers in Action. Recent Humanitarian and Reform Activities of the American Quakers.
    Jones, Lester M. (1927)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Wisconsin.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Quaker, U.S.A.
  • Evolution of the Country Community: A Study in Religious Sociology.
    Wilson, Warren Hugh (1912)
    Boston: Pilgrim

    U.S. rural life prospers if differentiation is prevented. Uses largely anecdotal evidence, ordered around a succession of kinds of agriculture.

    Associated Search Terms: Agriculture; Quaker, U.S.A.; Change; Economic; Community; Differentiation; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Rural; Mormon, U.S.A.; German Americans
  • Quaker Hill. A Sociological Study.
    Wilson, Warren Hugh (1907)
    Ph.D. dissertation, Columbia University [Middlesex, UK: Echo Library, 2009]

    Community study of a Quaker settlement & its transition into a mixed community at a remote spot, 62 miles north of NYC at the Connecticut border.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Quaker, U.S.A.
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