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  • Sacred Subdivisions: The Postsuburban Transformation of American Evangelicalism.
    Wilford, Justin G. (2012)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based on 2008-09 participant observation and interviews in the Saddleback Church.

    Associated Search Terms: Saddleback; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Megachurch; Participant observation; Suburb; Urban; Place
  • For Love of Faith: Patterns of Religious Engagement in a New Town.
    Groot, Kees de (2009)
    In Guiseppe Giordan (ed.) Conversion in the Age of Pluralism. Leiden: Brill, pp. 91-113.

    Based on 54 interviews in 2004 in Zoetermeer; background was more important than choice.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands, Zoetermeer; Urban; Suburb; Modernity; Conversion
  • Religion in Suburban America.
    Newman, William M. (1976)
    In Barry Schwartz (ed.) The Changing Face of the Suburbs. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 265-278.

    Reviews the literature on religion in American suburbs.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Suburb
  • Parrocchia suburbana. Indagine socio-religiosa.
    Lizza, G. (1975)
    Pescara: Tipographia Quaglietta.

    Focuses on the problems of emigration & urbanization in a suburban parish near Pescara, Italy; urbanization presents choices that go beyond those approved of by the institutional church.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, Pescara; Suburb; Parish
  • Suburban Religion: Churches and Synagogues in the American Experience.
    Schroeder, W. Widick, Victor Obenhaus, Larry A. Jones, and Thomas Sweetser (1974)
    Chicago: Center for the Scientific Study of Religion.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Suburb
  • Palomeras: Une Parroquia Suburbana. Estudio Sociologico.
    Vázquez, Jesús María (1966)
    Madrid: Publicación del Instituto "Balmes" de Sociologia.

    Associated Search Terms: Spain; Catholic, Spain; Suburb; Parish
  • The Church and the Suburbs.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1963)
    New York: Paulist.

    Associated Search Terms: Suburb; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Church Commitment in an American Suburb: An Analysis of the Decision to Join.
    Nash, Dennison, and Peter L. Berger (1962)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 13: 105-120.

    Studies people who joined 3 Congregationalist churches in a suburban community adjacent to Hartford, Connecticut (U.S.A.).

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Connecticut, Hartford; Conversion; Congregational, U.S.A.; Suburb
  • The Child, the Family, and the Religious Revival in Suburbia.
    Nash, Dennison, and Peter L. Berger (1962)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 2:1: 85-93.

    Analyzes 1960 data from 3 churches in a Hartford, Connecticut, suburb; focuses on joining.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Conversion; Children; Revival periods; Family; Suburb; United States, Connecticut, Hartford; Congregational, U.S.A.
  • Suburban Parish.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1959)
    Commonweal (1959): 537-539.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Suburb
  • The origin and growth of a Jewish community in the suburbs: A study of the Jews of Park Forest.
    Gans, Herbert J. (1958)
    In Marshall Sklare (ed.) The Jews. Social Patterns of an American Group. Glencoe, Illinois: Free Press, pp. 205-248.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Suburb; United States, Illinois, Park Forest; Jewish, U.S.A.
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