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  • The secularization of Sunday: Real or perceived competition for churches.
    McMullin, Steve (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:1: 43-59.

    2009-10 questionnaire & interview research in 16 declining Protestant congregations in Canada & U.S.A.; respondents attribute decline to competing Sunday events & activities while other reasons seem likely.

    Associated Search Terms: Sunday; Parish; Congregation; Competition
  • Pillars of Faith. American Congregations and their Partners.
    Ammerman, Nancy T. (2005)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Based on 1997-98 interviews & fieldwork in 549 organizations in the U.S.A., representing the entirety of the U.S. population of congregations. Descriptive in nature. "Partners" include media & other outside resoruces.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Sunday school; Polity; Parish; Moral; United States; Social services; Urban/rural; Education; Contributions; Conflict; Activism; Media
  • Prophetic Politics. Christian Social Movements and American Democracy.
    Gutterman, David S. (2005)
    Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Revival; King, Martin Luther; Sojourners; Civil rights movement; Politics, U.S.A.; Call to Renewal; Revivalism; Sunday, Billy; Prophecy; Narrative; Social movement; Promise Keepers
  • The Secularized Sabbath: Formerly Sunday; Now the Weekend.
    Pickering, William S.F. (1972)
    In Michael Hill (ed.) A Sociological Yearbook of Religion in Britain 5. London: SCM Press, pp. 33-47.

    Based on observations in England.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Sunday; Great Britain
  • The Decline of Sunday Schools in Sweden 1950-1965.
    Gustafsson, Berndt (1967)
    Social Compass 14:4: 297.

    Based on a study of free churches in Sweden; Sunday school attendance in them did not keep pace with the number of children in the nation.

    Associated Search Terms: Swedish Missionary Society; Sunday school; Sweden; Evangelical, Sweden; Baptist, Sweden; Methodist, Sweden
  • Religion and Education.
    Hunt, Rolfe Lanier (1960)
    Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 332: 89-100.

    Presents data on Sunday School, religious summer camp, & denominational school enrollments for the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Sunday school; Summer camp; Education; United States
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