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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: New age; Catholic, U.S.A.; Foursquare Gospel; Jehovah´s Witness, U.S.A.; Media; Membership; United States; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee); Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Church of God in Christ, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Practice; Social capital; Southern Baptist; State; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Unitarian Universalist; Nazarene, U.S.A.; Experience; Mormon, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Proselytizing; Strictness; Women; Atheist, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Belief; United Church of Christ; Denomination (organizational entity); Disciples of Christ; Education; Contributions; Episcopal; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Communality; Megachurch
  • 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: Unitarian, U.S.A.; Factor analysis; Neopagan; Belief; Merger; Unitarian Universalist
  • 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: Unitarian, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Activism; Unitarian Universalist; Clergy
  • 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.; Women; Unitarian Universalist; Episcopal; Clergy
  • 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: Dual labor market; Clergy; Unitarian Universalist; Episcopal; Women; Unitarian, U.S.A.
  • Authentication at the Periphery: Old Order Mennonite and Unitarian-Universalist Congregations and their Discursive Practices.
    Zito, George V., and Daniel B. Lee (1996)
    In Lewis F. Carter (ed.) The Issue of Authenticity in the Study of Religions. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 135-145.

    Associated Search Terms: Unitarian; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Legitimation; Mennonite
  • First and Second-career Clergy: Influences of Age and Gender on the Career-stage Paradigm.
    Nesbitt, Paula D. (1995)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34:2: 152-171.

    Analyzes data on Episcopal & Unitarian clergy ordained 1920-90; early ordination age was more important in men's than women's careers.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Women; Age; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Unitarian; Episcopal
  • 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: United States, Georgia, Atlanta; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Unitarian Universalist; New religions; Change; Participant observation
  • 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: Unitarian Universalist; Episcopal; Women; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Clergy role
  • Civil Religion and other Religious Identities.
    Wimberley, Ronald C., and James A. Christenson (1981)
    Sociological Analysis 42:2: 91-100.

    Analyzes 1975 questionnaire data from a North Carolina sample; civil religion attitude scores vary by denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Churches of Christ; Jewish, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Moravian, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.
  • 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: Unitarian, U.S.A.; Universalist, 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, U.S.A.; Unitarian Universalist; Values
  • Occupational and Religious Mobility in a Small City.
    Lauer, Robert H. (1975)
    Sociological Quarterly 16: 380-392.

    Analyzes telephone interview data from household heads in a small Midwest U.S. city; shows highly educated people who are occupationally mobile across great distance to be highly religiously mobile.

    Associated Search Terms: United Church of Christ; Conversion; Unitarian; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Occupation; Episcopal; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Christian Science; Methodist, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Christian (U.S.A. denomination); Mobility (vertical)
  • Responses to Religion. Studies in the Social Psychology of Religious Belief.
    Maranell, Gary M. (1974)
    Lawrence: University of Kansas Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Unitarian Universalist; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Clergy; Professor; Baptist, U.S.A.; Superstition scale; Community study
  • Religious Orientation, Racial Prejudice, and Dogmatism: A Study of Baptists and Unitarians.
    Strickland, Bonnie R., and Sallie Cone Weddell (1972)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 11:4: 395-399.

    Data from 2 churches in a southern U.S.A. city show Unitarians more extrinsic, less dogmatic, less racially prejudiced, than Baptists.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice; Southern Baptist; Dogmatism; Intrinsic/extrinsic; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Unitarian; United States, South
  • Attitudes Toward Ecumenism in a New England Suburb.
    Kelly, James R. (1970)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard University.

    Analyzes 1968 survey data from a Boston suburb.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Massachusetts, Lexington; Catholic, U.S.A.; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Ecumenism; Jewish, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.
  • Relativism and Institutional Religion.
    Kelly, James R. (1970)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 9:4: 281-284.

    Analyzes 1968 questionnaire data from a Boston suburb; investigates the relationship between relativism & indices of practice.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Massachusetts, Lexington; Relativism; Episcopal; Methodist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Practice; Jewish, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Ecumenism
  • The Changing Class Structure of Unitarian Parishes in Massachusetts, 1780-1800.
    Sykes, Richard E. (1970)
    Review of Religious Research 12:1: 26-34.

    The upper class appeal of Unitarianism limited its growth. The disestablishment of religion makes churches uneconomical for the poor, especially where there is pew rent.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Massachusetts; Historical; Stratification; Unitarian, U.S.A.
  • Massachusetts Unitarianism and Social Change: A Religious Social System in Transition, 1780-1870.
    Sykes, Richard E. (1966)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Minnesota. [DA 28:9 A, p. 3588]

    The explosive growth of the Unitarian movement ceased after 3 decades.

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