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  • 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.
  • Some UUs are more U than U: Theological Self-Description Chosen by Unitarian Universalists.
    Casebolt, James, and Tiffany Niekro (2005)
    Review of Religious Research 46:3: 235-242.

    Factor analysis of 1997 data from Unitarian Universalists.

    Associated Search Terms: Neopagan; Unitarian Universalist; Merger; Factor analysis; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Belief
  • A Liberal Dynamo: The Political Activism of the Unitarian-Universalist Clergy.
    Green, John C. (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:4: 577-590.

    Analyzes 2001 questionnaire data from Unitarian Universalist clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Clergy; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Unitarian Universalist; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Feminization of the Clergy in America: Occupational and Organizational Perspectives.
    Nesbitt, Paula D. (1997)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Examines men's & women's career patterns in the Episcopal & Unitarian Universalist churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Unitarian, U.S.A.; Clergy; Episcopal; Women; Unitarian Universalist
  • Clergy Feminization: Controlled Labor or Transformative Change?
    Nesbitt, Paula D. (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:4: 585-596.

    Feminization of the clergy is related to segregation into lower level positions.

    Associated Search Terms: Unitarian Universalist; Episcopal; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Dual labor market; Women; Clergy
  • 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.
  • Strained Bedfellows: Pagans, New Agers, and "Starchy Humanists" in Unitarian Universalism
    Lee, Richard Wayne (1995)
    Sociology of Religion 56:4: 379-396.

    Based partly on field work in Atlanta; examines the incorporation of new religious spiritualities into the humanistic denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Unitarian Universalist; Change; United States, Georgia, Atlanta; New religions
  • Dual Ordination Tracks: Differential Benefits and Costs for Men and Women Clergy.
    Nesbitt, Paula D. (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:1: 13-30. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Gender and Religion (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1994), pp. 27-44]

    Demography of Episcopal permanent deacons & Unitarian Ministers of Religious Education & other clergy suggest disprivileged tracks for women.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Clergy; Episcopal; Religious educator; Deacon/deaconess; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Unitarian Universalist
  • Feminization of American Clergy: Occupational Life Chances in the Ordained Ministry.
    Nesbitt, Paula D. (1990)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Harvard University. [DA 51:12 A, p. 4157]

    Analyzes biographical data on Episcopal & Unitarian Universalist clergy; explores the entry & effect of women in the clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Women; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Unitarian Universalist; Episcopal
  • Religion and Nation Building: The American Case.
    Norr, James L. (1978)
    Sociological Focus 11:4: 255-269.

    Presents number of congregations of 13 denominations in the U.s., 1650-1860.

    Associated Search Terms: Universalist, U.S.A.; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Quaker, U.S.A.; Historical
  • The Religious Value System of Unitarian Universalists.
    Miller, Robert L. (1976)
    Review of Religious Research 17:3: 189-208.

    Based on survey data from 1974 mailing lists; shows Unitarian Universalists rank self-respect, wisdom, inner harmony, mature love, a world of beauty, & an exciting life high, & instrumental values low.

    Associated Search Terms: Unitarian Universalist; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Values
  • Responses to Religion. Studies in the Social Psychology of Religious Belief.
    Maranell, Gary M. (1974)
    Lawrence: University of Kansas Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Community study; Clergy; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Unitarian Universalist; Baptist, U.S.A.; Professor; Superstition scale
  • Religion among the Unitarian Universalists. Converts in the Stepfather's House.
    Tapp, Robert B. (1973)
    New York: Seminar Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Unitarian Universalist
  • Dimensions of Religiosity in a post-Traditional Group.
    Tapp, Robert B. (1971)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 10:1: 41-47.

    Factor analysis of questionnaire data from Unitarian Universalists in the U.S. & Canada. One factor consisted of theological, institutional, & personal moral values, another of social morality items. Proposes other dimensions as well.

    Associated Search Terms: Unitarian Universalist; Factor analysis; Dimensions of religiosity; Unitarian, North America
  • On Spitting Against the Wind: Organizational Precariousness and American Irreligion.
    Demerath, Nicholas J., III, and Victor Thiessen (1966)
    American Journal of Sociology 71:6: 674-687.

    Analyzes a free thought movement of immigrant Germans in Sauk City, Wisconsin, & its decline after 1852; it joined the Unitarian Universalists in 1955.

    Associated Search Terms: Unitarian Universalist; German Americans; United States, Wisconsin, Sauk City; Freie Gemeinde; Merger; Migrant; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Atheist, U.S.A.
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