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  • 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: Youth ministry; Clergy; Students, primary; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • 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: Baptist, U.S.A.; Trinidadian Americans; Jamaican Americans; Religiosity; Caribbean Americans; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Haitian Americans; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • 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: Social capital; United States, Florida, Miami; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Parish; Nazarene, U.S.A.; Charisma; Congregation; Civic engagement; Cuban Americans; Activism
  • 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: Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Proselytizing; United States; Belief; Denomination (organizational entity); Atheist, U.S.A.; Strictness; Catholic, U.S.A.; Megachurch; Mormon, U.S.A.; Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee); Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Experience; Church of God in Christ, U.S.A.; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Communality; Contributions; Women; Nazarene, U.S.A.; State; Unitarian Universalist; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Disciples of Christ; Practice; Politics, U.S.A.; New age; United Church of Christ; Membership; Social capital; Education; Media; Episcopal; Southern Baptist; Jehovah´s Witness, U.S.A.; Foursquare Gospel; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • 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: Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Parish; Practice
  • 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: Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Pilgrimage; United States, New York, Low Hampton; United States, New York, Palmyra; Advent Christian Church; Identity; Mormon, U.S.A.; Tourists
  • 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: Transnational; Catholic, U.S.A.; Generations; Mexican Americans; Migrant; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • 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; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Law
  • 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: Conflict; United States, New York, New York; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Migrant
  • 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: Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Migrant; Typology; United States, New York, New York; Change
  • 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: Change; State; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Typology
  • Religious Adaptation of Latino/a Adventist Youth: Findings from AVANCE.
    Crane, Ken (1998)
    Latino Studies Journal 9:2: 74-103.

    Associated Search Terms: Latino Americans; Youth; Adaptation; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • 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: Change; Modernization; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Migrant; Membership; 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: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United Church of Christ; Nazarene; Episcopal; Southern Baptist; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; United Methodist; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Conservative/liberal; Membership; Ecology
  • American Originals: Homemade Varieties of Christianity.
    Conkin, Paul K. (1997)
    Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Unitarian, U.S.A.; Unity School of Christianity, U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; Seventh-day Adventist; Holiness, U.S.A.; Jehovah´s Witness, U.S.A.; Universalist, U.S.A.; Churches of Christ, U.S.A.; Christian Science, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • The Browning of Adventism.
    Hernández, Edwin I. (1995)
    Spectrum (December): 25-50.

    Associated Search Terms: Latino Americans; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • 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: Politics, U.S.A.; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Dimensions of religiosity
  • 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: Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Marriage
  • 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: Ethnic; Migrant; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Adolescents; Socialization; Latino Americans
  • Seeking a Sanctuary: Seventh-Day Adventism and the American Dream.
    Bull, Malcolm, and Keith Lockhart (1989)
    San Francisco: Harper & Row.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • The Seventh-Day Adventists: Heretics of American Civil Religion.
    Bull, Malcolm (1989)
    Sociological Analysis 50:2: 177-187.

    Focuses on the group in the U.S., 1850s & after.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Civil religion; Historical
  • American Religion in the Post-aquarian Age: Values and Demographic Factors in Church Growth and Decline.
    Perrin, Robin D. (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:1: 75-89.

    Presents mean member ages & number of children born to members of 14 denominations, from 1972-85 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: United Church of Christ; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Nazarene, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity); Presbyterian, U.S.A.
  • Eschatology and Manners in Seventh-Day Adventism.
    Bull, Malcolm (1988)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 33/65:1: 145-160.

    Suggests that the emphasis of the Adventist prophet Ellen White on social hierarchy & self-control reflected a reaction against Jacksonian democracy.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Stratification
  • Transmission of Religious Values from Parents to Adolescents.
    Dudley, Roger L., and Margaret G. Dudley (1986)
    Review of Religious Research 28:1: 3-15.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from American Adventist families; shows both similarities & differences between youths' values & their parents'.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Family; Adolescents; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Generations
  • 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.
  • Sectarian Tension.
    Bainbridge, William Sims, and Rodney Stark (1980)
    Review of Religious Research 22:2: 105-124.

    Analyzes 1963 survey data from the San Francisco Bay Area; focuses on denomination members' disapproval of the life ways of the wider society.

    Associated Search Terms: Churches of Christ; Church of God; Nazarene; Assemblies of God; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Deviance/social control; Sect
  • Responses to Religion. Studies in the Social Psychology of Religious Belief.
    Maranell, Gary M. (1974)
    Lawrence: University of Kansas Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Disciples of Christ; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Ritualism scale; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Mennonite, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Occupational Status in a Religious Group.
    Sargent, Leslie W. (1963)
    Review of Religious Research 4:3: 149-155.

    Reports data from a 1961 Seventh-day Adventist membership survey in the western U.S. states.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Stratification; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • Class Denominationalism in Rural California Churches.
    Goldschmidt, Walter R. (1944)
    American Journal of Sociology 49: 349-355.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; United States, California, San Joaquin Valley; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Rural; Occupation; Church of God; Nazarene, U.S.A.
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