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  • Assessing Context and Ideology on the Behavior of Denominational Bureaucrats.
    Calfano, Brian Robert (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 51:2: 166-180.

    Analyze survey data from district-level & above Presbyterian officials; notes greater influence of bureau associates on 2 issues compared to prior personal ideology.

    Associated Search Terms: Bureaucracy; Social issues; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Homosexuality
  • Vocation Versus Vocational Status in the Lives of Current and Former Vowed American Catholic Religious.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (2007)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Vocation and Social Context. Leiden: Brill, pp. 83-102.

    Analyzes 2002-2003 survey data from current and former Racine Dominican sisters & province of American current and former Franciscan priests and brothers (O.F.M.).

    Associated Search Terms: Ex-priests; Ex-clergy; Vocation; Social justice; Social issues; Orders/congregations; Order of Preachers; Ex-sisters; Franciscan (O.F.M.)
  • 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: Organization; Activism; Polity; Protestant, U.S.A.; Social issues
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