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  • Women in New Religions.
    Vance, Laura L. (2015)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Mormon; New religions; Seventh-day Adventist; Wicca; The Family
  • Comparing the geographc distributions and growth of Mormons, Adventists, and Witnesses.
    Lawson, Ronald, and Ryan T. Cragun (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:2: 220-240.

    Uses international membership data.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; Jehovah´s Witness; Membership; Mormon; Seventh-day Adventist; Market model
  • Psychosocial Health and Spirituality of Theology Students and Pastors of the German Seventh-day Adventist Church.
    Voltmer, Edgar, Christine Thomas, and Claudia Spahn (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 52:3: 290-305.

    2007-08 survey data from German Seventh-day Adventist theology students & pastors show physical health but low scores on mental health.

    Associated Search Terms: Seminarians; Clergy; Seventh-day Adventist, Germany; Mental health; Health
  • Youth Pastor, Youth Ministry, and Youth Attitude toward the Church.
    Ji, Chang-ho, and Tevita Tameifuna (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 52:3: 306-322.

    2000 survey data from 6th graders in Seventh-day Adventist schools show positive effects of churches having youth pastors.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Youth ministry; Students, primary; Clergy
  • The Secular Transition: Two Worldwide Growth of Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses, and Seventh-Day Adventists.
    Cragun, Ryan T., and Ronald Lawson (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:3: 349-373.

    1960-2006 membership data for 3 religious denominations show economic development curtailing membership growth.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon; Modernization; Membership; Jehovah´s Witness; Development; Seventh-day Adventist
  • Religious Involvement among Caribbean Blacks Residing in the United States.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, Linda M. Chatters, Jacqueline S. Mattis, and Sean Joe (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 52:2: 125-145.

    Reports levels of religiosity for different Black Caribben nationalities and denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Caribbean Americans; Baptist, U.S.A.; Jamaican Americans; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Trinidadian Americans; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Haitian Americans; Religiosity
  • So Close and Yet So Far Away. Comparing Civic Social Capital in Two Cuban Congregations.
    Mahler, Sarah J. (2009)
    In Alex Stepick, Terry Rey, and Sarah J. Mahler (eds.) Churches and Charity in the Immigrant City. Religion, Immigration, and Civic Engagement in Miami. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 41-71.

    Compares a Seventh-day Adventist & a Nazarene congregation in the Miami, Florida, area, one exemplifying bridging capital & the other bonding capital. Emphasis is placed on the responsiveness of congregants in enabling pastors' charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Nazarene, U.S.A.; Cuban Americans; Congregation; Civic engagement; Participant observation; Social capital; United States, Florida, Miami; Charisma; Activism; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • Converging on the Heterosexual Dyad. Changing Mormon and Adventist Sexual Norms and Implications for Gay and Lesbian Adherents.
    Vance, Laura L. (2008)
    Nova religio 11:4: 56-76.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Homosexuality; Seventh-day Adventist; Mormon; Sexual norms
  • An Ethnography of Social Mobility: Immigrant Membership in the Seventh-day Adventist Puerto Rican Ethnic Church.
    Ramirez-Johnson, Johnny (2008)
    Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Migrant; Puerto Rican Americans
  • What Americans Really Believe.
    Stark, Rodney, et al. (2008)
    Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press.

    Based on the 2006 Baylor Survey on Religion.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Catholic, U.S.A.; Foursquare Gospel; Jehovah´s Witness, U.S.A.; Media; Membership; United States; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee); Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Church of God in Christ, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Practice; Social capital; Southern Baptist; State; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Unitarian Universalist; Nazarene, U.S.A.; Experience; Mormon, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Proselytizing; Strictness; Women; Atheist, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Belief; United Church of Christ; Denomination (organizational entity); Disciples of Christ; Education; Contributions; Episcopal; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Communality; Megachurch
  • Beyond the Ordinary and Adventist Congregations.
    Dudley, Roger L. (2006)
    Review of Religious Research 48:1: 50-55.

    Uses the Seventh-day Adventist subsample of the 2001 U.S. Congregational Life Study to measure strength of congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Parish
  • Pilgrims, Seekers and History Buffs: Identity Creation through Religious Tourism.
    Schutt, Sarah Bill (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 297-327.

    Participant observation & interviews at the William Miller Farm and Homestead, & the Hill Cumorah Pageant. Most visitors were religious tourists, but occasional pilgrim phenomena occurred.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Pilgrimage; United States, New York, Palmyra; United States, New York, Low Hampton; Identity; Tourists; Advent Christian Church; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • A Cohort Study Found that Earlier and Longer Seventh-Day Adventist Church Membership was Associated with Reduced Male Mortality.
    Huech, Ivor, Bjarne K. Jacobsen, and Gary E. Fraser (2005)
    Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 58:1: 83-91.

    Associated Search Terms: Mortality; Seventh-day Adventist
  • The Road to Clarity. Seventh-Day Adventism in Madagascar.
    Keller, Eva (2005)
    New York: Palgrave.

    Ethnography.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist, Malagasy; Malagasy; Participant observation
  • A cohort study found that earlier and longer Seventh-day Adventist Church membership was associated with reduced male morality.
    Heuch, Ivar, Bjarne K. Jacobsen, and Gary E. Fraser (2005)
    Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 58:1: 83-91.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Mortality; Demography; Seventh-day Adventist
  • Identità e identificazione. Il pluralisme religioso nell'entreterra palermitano.
    Berzano, Luigi, and PierLuigi Zoccatelli (2005)
    Caltanisetta and Roma: Salvatore Sciascia.

    Based on research in the Diocese of Monreale; focuses on the minority religions.

    Associated Search Terms: Folk religion; Soka Gakkai, Italy; Magic; Jehovah´s Witness, Italy; Seventh-day Adventist, Italy; Italy, Sicily, Monreale; Pentecostal, Italy; Mennonite, Italy; Mormon, Italy
  • Latino Churches. Faith, Family, and Ethnicity in the Second Generation.
    Crane, Ken R. (2003)
    New York: LFB Scholarly Publishers.

    Based on participant observation, focus groups, & interviews with 2nd generation Mexican American adolescents in southwestern Michigan and northern Indiana.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Transnational; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Mexican Americans; Migrant; Participant observation; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • De la destrucción de mundo al cuidado de nuestro cuerpo: la reconfiguración utópica en la iglesia Adventista del Séptimo Día.
    Ceriani Cernadas, César (2002)
    Cuadernos del Instituto Nacional de Antropología 2000/02:19: 147-165.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Seventh-day Adventist; Apocalyptic
  • Tensions, Religious Freedom, and the Courts: The Seventh-Day Adventist Experience.
    Lawson, Ronald (2001)
    In Paula D. Nesbitt (ed.) Religion and Social Policy. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 73-92.

    Associated Search Terms: Freedom; Law; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • Youth Religious Commitment Over Time: A Longitudinal Study of Retention.
    Dudley, Roger L. (1999)
    Review of Religious Research 41: 109-120.

    Panel survey data begins with American & Canadian Seventh-day Adventist teenagers.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist; Commitment; Membership; Youth
  • Leaving the Adventist Ministry: A Study of the Process of Exiting.
    Ballis, Peter H. (1999)
    Westport, Connecticut: Praeger.

    Associated Search Terms: Ex-clergy; Seventh-day Adventist, New Zealand; Seventh-day Adventist, Australia
  • Internal Political Fallout from the Emergence of an Immigrant Majority: The Impact of the Transformation of Seventh-Day Adentism in Metropolitan New York.
    Lawson, Ronald (1999)
    Review of Religious Research 41: 20-46.

    Describes the conflictual ethnic transformation of Seventh-day Adventism in New York City.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; United States, New York, New York; Conflict
  • When Immigrants Take Over: The Impact of Immigrant Growth on American Seventh-Day Adventism's Trajectory from Sect to Denomination.
    Lawson, Ronald (1999)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 38:1: 83-102.

    Immigration of members slows the Adventist movement from sect to denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Migrant; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Typology; Change
  • Broadening the Boundaries of Church-Sect Theory: Insights from the Evolution of the Nonschismatic Mission Churches of Seventh-Day Adventism.
    Lawson, Ronald (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:4: 652-672.

    Trajectories of churches' home bases influence mission church trajectories; based on interviews with clergy & lay leaders.

    Associated Search Terms: Typology; Change; Missions; Seventh-day Adventist
  • Seventh-Day Adventists and the U.S. Courts: Road Signs along the Route of a Denominationalizing Sect.
    Lawson, Ronald (1998)
    Journal of Church and State 40: 553-588.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Typology; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Change
  • Religious Adaptation of Latino/a Adventist Youth: Findings from AVANCE.
    Crane, Ken (1998)
    Latino Studies Journal 9:2: 74-103.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Latino Americans; Youth
  • From American Church to Immigrant Church: The Changing Face of Seventh-Day Adventism in Metropolitan New York.
    Lawson, Ronald (1998)
    Sociology of Religion 59:4: 329-351.

    By adhering to a rigid doctrinal system, the denomination is losing its African American & white native U.S. members but gaining unmodernized immigrants.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Membership; Migrant; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Change; United States, New York, New York
  • The Effects of Geographical Variability on Protestant Church Membership Trends, 1980-1990.
    Stump, Roger W. (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:4: 636-651.

    Associated Search Terms: Southern Baptist; Episcopal; United Church of Christ; United Methodist; Membership; Conservative/liberal; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Ecology; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Nazarene
  • Dissenting Sect or Evangelical Denomination: The Tension within Seventh-Day Adventism.
    Dudley, Roger L., Duane C. McBride, and Edwin I. Hernandez (1997)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 8: 95-116.

    Based on a survey at a church world conference.

    Associated Search Terms: Typology; Seventh-day Adventist; Denomination (type); Sect
  • The Persistence of Apocalypticism within a Denominationalizing Sect. The Apocalyptic Fringe Groups of Seventh-Day Adventism.
    Lawson, Ronald (1997)
    In Thomas Robbins and Susan J. Palmer (eds.) Millennium, Messiahs, and Mayhem. Contemporary Apocalyptic Movements. New York: Routledge, pp. 207-228.

    Based on interviews; focuses on the urgency of the Second Coming in Adventism.

    Associated Search Terms: Millennial; Seventh-day Adventist; Millenarian; Typology
  • Denominationalism and Changing Gender Ideals in the Adventist Review: An Examination of Weber's Theory of Religion of the Disprivileged Classes.
    Vance, Laura L. (1997)
    Nova religio 1:1: 50-71.

    Content analysis of the Adventist Review documenting a shift from advocating non-traditional to traditional women's roles in Seventh-day Adventism.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Women; Weber, Max; Media; Seventh-day Adventist
  • Seventh-Day Adventism in Crisis: Gender and Sectarian Change in an Emerging Religion.
    Vance, Laura L. (1997)
    Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

    Based on content analysis of the Adventist Review, participant observation at meetings, interviews, & surveys. Focuses on women's issues, including controversy over ordaining women.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Women; Seventh-day Adventist; Participant observation
  • Family Worship Patterns and Their Correlation with Adolescent Behavior and Beliefs.
    Lee, Jerry W., Gail T. Rice, and V. Bailey Gillespie (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:3: 372-381.

    Actively modeling religiosity & actively replicating it by children in home worship has subsequent social control effects; analyzes questionnaire data from students of Seventh-day Adventist schools, their parents, pastors, & teachers.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Seventh-day Adventist; Students, primary; Family; Socialization; Social control; Prayer
  • The Sociology of Religious Movements.
    Bainbridge, William Sims (1997)
    New York: Routledge.

    General treatise written as a text, centered in the "compensator" theory framework & using U.S.A. illustrations.

    Associated Search Terms: Holiness religion; Dimensions of religiosity; Shaker; Conversion; Seventh-day Adventist; Commune; Sect; Schism; Relative deprivation; New age; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Deprivation; Functionalism; Compensators; Jehovah´s Witness; Oneida; Stratification
  • Church and State at Home and Abroad: The Evolution of Seventh-Day Adventist Relations with Governments.
    Lawson, Ronald (1996)
    Journal of the American Academy of Religion 64: 279-311.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Seventh-day Adventist
  • Social Attachment to the Seventh-Day Adventist Church among Young Adults.
    Dudley, Roger L., and H. Phillip Muthersbaugh (1996)
    Review of Religious Research 38:1: 38-50.

    Analyzes 1993-94 questionnaire data from young adults who had been reared as Seventh-day Adventists.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Seventh-day Adventist; Membership
  • How Seventh-Day Adventist Lay Members View Women Pastors.
    Dudley, Roger L. (1996)
    Review of Religious Research 38:2: 133-141.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Seventh-day Adventist congregations in the U.S. & Canada served by female clergy, pertaining to clergy performance.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Seventh-day Adventist; Clergy
  • Onward Christian Soldiers? Seventh-Day Adventists and the Issue of Military Service.
    Lawson, Ronald (1996)
    Review of Religious Research 37:3: 193-218.

    Based on interviews with Seventh-day Adventists in 54 nations; sees a trend toward a less sect-like position on the issue of military service.

    Associated Search Terms: Typology; Peace/war; Accommodation; Seventh-day Adventist
  • The Browning of Adventism.
    Hernández, Edwin I. (1995)
    Spectrum (December): 25-50.

    Associated Search Terms: Latino Americans; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • Sect-State Relations: Accounting for the Differing Trajectories of Seventh-Day Adventists and Jehovah's Witnesses.
    Lawson, Ronald (1995)
    Sociology of Religion 56:4: 351-377.

    Compares paths that led the Witnesses to become an established sect & the Adventists more a denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; State; Jehovah´s Witness; Seventh-day Adventist; Typology; Comparative
  • Stress Factors, Spirituality, and Commitment among Seminarians and their Spouses.
    Dudley, Roger L., and Margaret G. Dudley (1994)
    Review of Religious research 36:1: 43-57.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from divinity students & their spouses at Andrews University, Michigan; observes stressful conditions & means of alleviating their effects on spiritual well-being & on commitment to ministry.

    Associated Search Terms: Stress; Seventh-day Adventist; Seminarians; Well-being, spiritual
  • Religion and Social Change: A Sociological Study of Seventh-day Adventism in Kenya.
    Nyaundi, Nehemiah M. (1993)
    Lund, Sweden: Lund University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Kenya; Change; Seventh-day Adventist, Kenya
  • Seventh-Day Adventist Responses to Branch Davidian Notoriety: Patterns of Diversity Within a Sect Reducing Tension with Society.
    Lawson, Ronald (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34:3: 323-341.

    Examines alternative Seventh-day Adventist responses, including distantiation, toward the stigmatized relative, the Branch Davidian sect.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist; Branch Davidian; Stigma; Waco
  • The Economic Structure of Seventh-Day Adventism.
    Bull, Malcolm (1992)
    Social Compass 39:1: 103-110.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Seventh-day Adventist
  • Citizens of Two Worlds: Religion and Politics among Seventh-Day Adventists.
    Dudley, Roger L., and Edwin I. Hernandez (1992)
    Berrien Springs, Michigan: Andrews University Press.

    Analyzes survey data from American Seventh-day Adventists.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Religiosity and Public Issues among Seventh-Day Adventists.
    Dudley, Roger L., Edwin I. Hernandez, and Sara M.K. Terian (1992)
    Review of Religious Research 33:4: 330-348.

    Analyzes 1988 questionnaire data from Seventh-day Adventists in the U.S.; focuses on their political conservatism, which is shown to be inconsistent.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Dimensions of religiosity
  • The World of the Adventist Teenager.
    Dudley, Roger L., and Janet Leigh Kangas (1990)
    Hagarstown, Maryland: Review and Herald.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Seventh-day Adventist
  • Secularization and Medicalization.
    Bull, Malcolm (1990)
    British Journal of Sociology 41:2: 245-262.

    Critique of Bryan Turner's view that medicine has replaced religion as the social guardian of morality; focuses on the case of Seventh-day Adventism.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist; Medical; Secularization
  • Religiosity and Marital Satisfaction: A Research Note.
    Dudley, Margaret G., and Frederick A. Kosinski, Jr. (1990)
    Review of Religious research 32:1: 78-86.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from married north central U.S. Seventh-day Adventists.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • Persistence of Religion through Primary Group Ties among Hispanic Seventh-Day Adventist Young People.
    Hernandez, Edwin I., and Roger L. Dudley (1990)
    Review of Religious Research 32:3: 157-172.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Latino adolescents from Seventh-day Adventist churches in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Migrant; Socialization; Adolescents; Latino Americans
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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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