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  • America's Changing Religious Landscape. Findings from the 2014 U.S. Religious Landscape Study.
    Pew Research Center (2016)
    Washington: Pew Research Center

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Statistics; Practice; Belief; Demography
  • Israel's Religiously Divided Society.
    Pew Research Center (2016)
    Washington: Pew Research Center

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Israel; Christian, Israel; Druze; Islam, Israel; Israel; Jewish, Haredi; Jewish, Israel; Palestinian Israelis; Practice; Statistics; Zionism; Marriage
  • Changing American congregations: Findings from the third wave of the National Congregations Study.
    Chaves, Mark, and Shawna L. Anderson (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:4:676-686.

    Describes the 3rd, 2012, wave of the National (U.S.A.) Congregational Study. Notes increased ethnic diversity, eater openness to homosexuals, more informality smaller sizes, & a higher proportion having no denominational affiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Methods; Statistics; Parish; Data sets; Diversity; Congregation size; Denomination (organizational entity); Homosexuality
  • Christians are Hate-Filled Hypocrites...and Other Lies You've Been Told: A Sociologist Shatters Myths from the Secualr and Christian Media.
    Wright, Bradley R.E. (2010)
    Bloomington, Minnesota: Bethany House.

    Popular level book on all Christian groupings in the U.S.A. but focusing on Evangelicals. Critique of erroneous statistics, not all of which pertain to prejudice, despite the title.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Statistics
  • The Panel Study on American Religion and Ethnicity: Background, Methods, and Selected Results.
    Emerson, Michael O., David Sikkink, and Adele D. James (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:1:162-171.

    Describes the Panel Study of American Religion and Ethnicity data base (1st wave 2006).

    Associated Search Terms: Data sets; United States; Statistics; Panel study
  • A Growing Web of Resources: The Association of Religion Data Archives.
    Finke, Roger, Christopher D. Bader, and Edward C. Polson (2007)
    Review of Religious Research 49:1: 21-34.

    Associated Search Terms: Data sets; Statistics
  • American Piety 2005: Content and Methods of the Baylor Religion Survey.
    Bader, Christopher D., F. Carson Mencken, and Paul Froese (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:4: 447-463.

    Describes the Baylor Religion Survey data set.

    Associated Search Terms: Data sets; Statistics; Baylor Religion Survey
  • Accounting for the Uncounted: Computing Correctives for the 2000 RCMS Data.
    Finke, Roger, and Christopher P. Scheitle (2005)
    Review of Religious Research 47:1: 5-22.

    Proposes correctives for the 2000 Religious Congregation and Membership Study data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Statistics; Membership
  • Religious organizations: Data resources and research opportunities.
    Chaves, Mark (2002)
    American Behavioral Scientist 45:10: 1523-1549.

    Associated Search Terms: Statistics
  • Pesquisa quantitativa no campo religioso: reflexões ulteriores sobre a experiência de participação de um grupo acadêmico de estudos da religião em duas pesquisas quantitativas.
    Cardoso, Alexandre A., Cláudio Antônio C. Leite, and Rita de Fátima A. Nogueira (2002)
    Rever--Revista da estudos da religião 2:3: 86-99.

    Associated Search Terms: Statistics; Methodology
  • Religious Pluralism and Participation: Why Previous Research is Wrong.
    Voas, David, Daniel V.A. Olson, and Alasdair Crockett (2002)
    American Sociological Review 67:2: 212-230.

    Non-zero correlations between religious participation & religious pluralism are an artifact of the measurement procedure of the latter. There is no evidence of a relationship between the 2.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Pluralism; Statistics; Practice
  • Statistical Textual Analysis: A Special Technique.
    Wortham, Robert A. (2002)
    In Anthony J. Blasi, Jean Duhaime, and Paul-André Turcotte (eds.) Handbook of Early Christianity. Social Science Approaches. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira Press, pp. 147-167.

    Associated Search Terms: Methods; Statistics; Early Christian; Textual analysis
  • Introduction.
    Daiber, Karl-Fritz (2000)
    Social Compass 47:4: 459-466.

    As well as introducing the volume, explains the difficulties in establishing religious adherence or membership estimates in South Korea.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Korea (South); Statistics
  • Testing the Attendance Gap in a Conservative Church.
    Marler, Penny Long, and C. Kirk Hadaway (1999)
    Sociology of Religion 60:2: 175-186.

    Associated Search Terms: Statistics; Methodology; Practice
  • Tracking the "other": Dynamics and Composition of "other" Religions in the General Social Survey, 1973-1996.
    Sherkat, Darren E. (1999)
    Journal for the scientific Study of Religion 38:4: 551-560.

    Analyzes 1973-96 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; uses refined tabulations for the "other" religion category. Many "others" in the data were misclassified Christians. Provides improved estimates for non-mainstream categories.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Statistics; Other religion
  • The National Congregations Study: Background, Methods, and Selected Results.
    Chaves, Mark, Mary Ellen Konieczny, Kraig Beyerlein, and Emily Barman (1999)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 38;4: 458-476.

    Desdribes the 1998 National Congregations Study (U.S.A.); includes denominational breakdowns & worship activities by denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Statistics; Worship; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • Measuring Church Attendance: A Further Look.
    Marcum, John P. (1999)
    Review of Religious Research 41: 121-129.

    Uses 1990-96 data to address measurement issues; surveys of individuals slightly over-estimate actual attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Practice; Methodology; Statistics
  • Reassessing Church Growth: Statistical Pitfalls and Their Consequences.
    Iannaccone, Laurence R. (1996)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 35:3: 197-216. Comment by C. Kirk Hadaway & Penney Long Marler 217-222; by Dean R. Hoge 223-225.

    Critique of church-growth studies; reanalyzes data from Hoge (1979) "A test of denominational growth and decline."

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Statistics; Methodology
  • The Validity of Denominational Membership Data in Canada.
    Mentzer, Marc S. (1991)
    Sociological Analysis 52:3: 293-299.

    Compares self-reported data on religion from the Canadian census with membership counts reported by the denominations themselves.

    Associated Search Terms: Statistics; Canada; Membership
  • Simultaneous Control and Crosstabular Presentation with Polytomous Variables: The Case of Religious Predictors.
    Nelson, Lynn D., and Neil W. Henry (1990)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 29:2: 255-263.

    Presents the typological regression standardization procedure.

    Associated Search Terms: Statistical regression
  • Swedish Church Statistics. Unique Data for Sociological Research.
    Pettersson, Thorleif (1988)
    Social Compass 35:1: 15-31.

    Reports state church statistics that have been collected in Sweden since 1686.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Sweden; Statistics; Sweden
  • Religion and Delinquency: Cutting Through the Maze.
    Sloane, Douglas M., and Raymond H. Potvin (1986)
    Social Forces 65:1: 87-105.

    Analyzes 1975 interview data from a Gallup sample of American adolescents. Results are shown to depend in part on the method of statistical analysis.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Delinquency; Statistics; Adolescents; United States
  • Availability of Archived Data in Sociology of Religion Research.
    Alston, Jon P. (1977)
    Review of Religious Research 18:3: 233-242.

    Associated Search Terms: Statistics
  • Data at the Roper Public Opinion Research Center for Researchers in the Sociology of Religion.
    Voss, Paul R. (1977)
    Review of Religious Research 18:3: 290-292.

    Associated Search Terms: Poll; Data sets; Statistics
  • Jesuit Trends.
    Mehok, William J. (1969)
    Review of Religious Research 10:3:177-180.

    Brief notice of William J. Mehok, Jesuit International Geographic Analysis of Trends (1968).

    Associated Search Terms: Orders/congregations; Catholic; Methodology; Statistics; Society of Jesus
  • A Research Note on Interfaith Marriage Statistics.
    Yinger, J. Milton (1968)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 7:1: 97-103.

    Proposes refinements for interpreting intermarriage rate data, based on some level of intermarriage occurring by chance.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Statistics
  • Jesuit International Geographic Analysis of Trends.
    Mehok, William J. (1968)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Cambridge Center for Social Studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Society of Jesus; Orders/congregations; Catholic; Statistics
  • The Organization of the Statistics of the Church.
    Poeisz, Josef J. (1967)
    Social Compass 14: 255-257.

    Associated Search Terms: Data sets; Statistics
  • The 1851 Religious Census--A Useless Experiment?
    Pickering, William S.F. (1967)
    British Journal of Sociology 18:4: 382-407.

    Describes the attempt to record religious facts of mid-19th century Great Britain; shows that some useful attendance data were collected, despite non-compliance on the part of some clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Census; Great Britain; Practice; Statistics
  • Les Statistiques Religieuses en Amérique Latine.
    Alonso, Isidoro (1967)
    Social Compass 14:5/6: 365-398.

    Data from 1945-65, expressed in ratios of Catholics per priest & per professed religious.

    Associated Search Terms: Statistics; Latin America; Catholic, Latin America
  • The Measurement of Religious Observance Amongst Jews.
    Baron, Raphael R. (1964)
    Jewish Joural of Sociology 6:1: 81-90.

    Statistical problems of definition, collection, & analysis; indicators of individual observance & communal religious statistics.

    Associated Search Terms: Statistics; Methodology; Jewish
  • Comparison of State and Diocese-Reported Marriage Data for Iowa, 1953-57.
    Burchinal, Lee G., William F. Kenkel, and Loren E. Chancellor (1962)
    American Catholic Sociological Review 23:1: 21-29.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Marriage; United States, Iowa; Statistics
  • Bias in Professional Publications Concerning Interfaith Marriages.
    Vernon, Glenn M. (1960)
    Religious Education 55:4: 261-264. [Also in Richard D. Knudten (ed.) The Sociology of Religion. An Anthology. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1967, pp. 459-464.

    The way statistics are reported can affect their interpretation; illustrates with previously-published intermarriage data & divorce rates.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Statistics; Marriage; Divorce
  • Confessions of a Church Statistician.
    Landis, Benson Y. (1957)
    National Council Outlook 7 (February): 3. [Also in Louis Schneider (ed.) Religion, Culture and Society (New York: Wiley, 1964), pp. 21-23.

    Associated Search Terms: Statistics
  • Statistica Religiosa in Italia.
    Brunetta, Giuseppe (1957)
    Sociologia religiosa 1: 103-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Statistics
  • Catholicisme Français Contemporain. Variété et Limites de ses Dénombrements.
    Maître, Jacques (1956)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 1/2: 27-38.

    A review of the literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Statistics; Catholic, France; France
  • Churches and Church Membership in the United States: An Enumeration and Analysis by Counties, States and Regions.
    Bureau of Research and Survey (1956)
    New York: National Council of Churches, Division of Home Missions.

    8 bulletins from 1956 to 1958.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Statistics; Membership
  • The Federal Religious Census of 1926.
    Kerby, William Joseph (1927)
    Ecclesiastical Review 77(Oct.): 382-398.

    Associated Search Terms: Statistics; Census
  • Social Progress. A Year Book and Encyclopedia of Economic, Industrial, Social and Religious Statistics.
    Strong, Josiah, William Howe Tolman, and William Dwight Porter Bliss (eds.) (1904)
    New York: Barker & Laylor.

    Associated Search Terms: Statistics
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