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  • Rejecting the conflict narrative: American Jewish and Muslim views on science and religion.
    Vaidyanathan, Brandon, David R. Johnson, Pamela J Prickett, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 478-496.

    Based on interviews in Orthodox Jewish, Reform Jewish, and Sunni Muslim congregations. Congregation members distance themselves from a narrative of conflict between science and religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Islam, U.S.A.; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Pastors and Public Life: The Changing Face of American Protestant Clergy.
    Smidt, Corwin E. (2016)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    1989, 2001, & 2009 data

    Associated Search Terms: Disciples of Christ; Southern Baptist; Christian Reformed Church; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Reformed Church in America; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Clergy; Change; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.
  • Outreach and exclusion: Jewish denominational marketing in the early 20th century.
    Ellis, Rachel (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 38-56.

    Reviews reports & publications of American Reform & Conservative Jewish denominations 1910-1955; Reform did not market itself to immigrants, Conservative did. Reform did not want to endanger its American identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Historical; Marketing; Identity; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Conservative, U.S.A.; Migration
  • From Haskalah to reinterpretation of tradition: A crisis in American Reform Judaism in the 21st century.
    Topi?, Martina (2014)
    In Gladys Ganiel, Heidemarie Winkel, and Christophe Monnot (eds.) Religion in Times of Crisis. Leiden: Brill, pp. 172-190.

    Based on Reform Jewish statements of principle; shows a gradual acceptance of Zionism.

    Associated Search Terms: Zionism; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.
  • Public Worship and Public Engagement: Pastoral Cues within the Context of Worship Services.
    Smidt, Corwin E., and Brian Schaap (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 50:4: 441-462.

    Based on a survey of clergy of the Christian Reformed Church and the Reformed Church in America.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Homily; Christian Reformed Church; Politics, U.S.A.; Reformed Church in America
  • Density and Growth in a Congregational Population: Reformed Churches in New York, 1628-2000.
    Scheitle, Christopher P., and Kevin D. Dougherty (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 49:1: 233-250.

    Uses historical data (1628-2000) on Reformed congregations in New York State; curvilinear relationship between denisty & number of new congregations: fewer foundings at lowest & highest density.

    Associated Search Terms: Reformed, U.S.A.; Reformed Church in America; Historical; United States, New York; Dutch Reformed, U.S.A.
  • American Rabbis in the 2000 Elections.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Anand E Sokhey (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 424: 563-576.

    Analyzes 2001 questionnaire data from U.S. rabbis.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Jewish, Reconstructionist, U.S.A.; Clergy; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Jewish, Conservative, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • 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: United States, Iowa; Social capital; Mennonite, U.S.A.; Rural; German Reformed, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Dutch Reformed, U.S.A.; Quaker, U.S.A.; Reorganized Latter-day Saints; Community study
  • The Political Activity of Evangelical Clergy in the Election of 2000: A Case Study of Five Denominations.
    Guth, James L., Linda Beail, Greg Crow, Beverly Gaddy, Steve Montreal, Brent Nelsen, James Penning, and Jeff Walz (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:4: 501-514.

    Analyzes 2001 questionnaire data from Evangelical clergy, who are overwhelmingly Republican. Age, moral interests, & political interests predict political activism.

    Associated Search Terms: Nazarene; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Activism; Clergy; Southern Baptist; Christian Reformed Church; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Presbyterian Church in America
  • 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.
  • Better the Devil You Know…and Other Contemporary Identity Narratives: Comparing Orthodox to Reform Judaism.
    Kaufman, Debra Renee (2002)
    In D.E. Kaplan (ed.) Platforms and Prayer Books. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, pp. 221-229.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Comparative
  • Reformed Preachers in Politics.
    Penning, James M., and Corwin E. Smidt (2001)
    In Sue E.S. Crawford and Laura R. Olson (eds.) Christian Clergy in American Politics. Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Politics, U.S.A.; Christian Reformed Church
  • The Political Activities of Reformed Clergy in the United States and Scotland.
    Penning, James M., and Corwin E. Smidt (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:2: 204-219.

    Analyzes 1997 (U.S.A.) & '98 (Scotland) questionnaire data from clergy samples; more orthodox clergy are as politically active as modernists.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of Scotland; Politics, Great Britain; Clergy; Activism; Christian Reformed Church; Politics, U.S.A.; United States; Great Britain, Scotland; Comparative; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Reformed Church in America
  • The New Christian Right and Mainline Protestantism: The Case of the Reformed Church in America.
    Nemeth, Roger J., and Donald A. Luidens (1989)
    Sociological Analysis 49:4: 343-352.

    Analyzes 1986 questionnaire data from members of the Reformed Church in America; shows little following of the "new Christian right" agenda.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Reformed Church in America; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Beyond Yiddishkeit. The Struggle for Jewish Identity in a Reform Synagogue.
    Furman, Frida Kerner (1987)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    1978 ethnographic study in a western United States metropolis.

    Associated Search Terms: Synagogue; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Participant observation
  • Ritual as Social Mirror and Agent of Cultural Change: A Case Study in Synagogue Life.
    Furman, Frida Kerner (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:3: 228-241.

    Studies a Reform synagogue where 2 rites reveal culture-wide tensions; one reflects the dominance of modern values, in conformity with the institution's commitment to modernity; the other is a counter-modern expression.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Synagogue; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Modernity
  • Unorthodox Judaism.
    Mirsky, Norman B. (1978)
    Columbus: Ohio State University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.
  • 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: German Reformed, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Membership; Catholic, U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; Dutch Reformed, U.S.A.; United States; Methodist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Modernization
  • A Note on Liberalism and Alienation in Jewish Life.
    Gephart, Jerry C., Michael A. Siegel, and James E. Fletcher (1974)
    Jewish Social Studies 36:3/4: 327-329.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Salt Lake City Jews; focuses on a proposed merger of Reform & Conservative congregations. Reform males were opposed.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; United States, Utah, Salt Lake City; Merger; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Jewish, Conservative, U.S.A.
  • The United Church of Christ Merger: A Sociological Analysis of Ideas, Organizations and Social Change.
    Newman, William M. (1970)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, New School for Social Research. [DA 31:10 A, p. 5538]

    A sociology of knowledge examination of the U.C.C. merger as a rational response to the secularization of American society.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; Evangelical and Reformed, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; United Church of Christ; Merger; Ecumenism; Secularization
  • The Breaking of Traditions: Theological Convictions in Colonial America.
    Mol, Hans (Johannes J.) (1968)
    Berkeley: Glendessary.

    Historical sociological study of 18th century German Lutheran & Dutch Reformed clergy in the American colonies.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Dutch Reformed, U.S.A.; Historical; Clergy; Lutheran, U.S.A.
  • Religious Preference and Interreligious Mixtures in Marriage and Divorce in Iowa.
    Chancellor, Loren E., and Thomas P. Monahan (1955)
    American Journal of Sociology 61:3: 233-239.

    Analyzes 1953 data.

    Associated Search Terms: Reformed, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; United States, Iowa; Disciples of Christ; Methodist, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Divorce; Marriage
  • 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: Nazarene; Baptist, U.S.A.; Christian Science; Disciples of Christ; Episcopal; Evangelical and Reformed, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Quaker, U.S.A.; United Brethren, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.
  • Religion in the Struggle for Power. A Study in the Sociology of Religion.
    Yinger, J. Milton (1946)
    Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press. [New York: Arno Press, 1980]

    A general sociology of religion, with chapters on types, the Reformation, the Protestant Ethic, the economic ethics of contemporary churches, & the question of war & the churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Church; Sect; Historical; Social Gospel movement, U.S.A.; Typology; Reformation; Protestant Ethic; Peace/war; Social Catholicism
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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