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  • Pastors and Public Life: The Changing Face of American Protestant Clergy.
    Smidt, Corwin E. (2016)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    1989, 2001, & 2009 data

    Associated Search Terms: Disciples of Christ; Southern Baptist; Christian Reformed Church; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Reformed Church in America; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Clergy; Change; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.
  • From Africa to America: Religion and Adaptation among Ghanaian Immigrants in New York.
    Biney, Moses O. (2011)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church of Ghana in New York; United States, New York, New York; Participant observation; Migrant; Ghanaian Americans; Assimilation; Conflict
  • How Denominational Resources Influence Debate About Homosexuality in Mainline Protestant Congregations.
    Cadge, Wendy, Laura R. Olson, and Christopher Wildeman (2008)
    Sociology of Religion 69:2: 187-207.

    Based on interviews with 3 denominations' clergy in the northeast U.S.A.; denominational literature narrowed the range of response categories in the congregations--e.g., modes of disagreement rather than departures.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Homosexuality; United Methodist; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
  • When the Final Bell Tolls: Patterns of Church Closing in Two Protestant Denominations.
    Dougherty, Kevin D. (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 50:1: 49-73.

    Examines factors related to survival of congregations, based on Presbyterian & Nazarene data.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Organization; Nazarene, U.S.A.
  • 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
  • The Churching of America, 1776-2005: Winners and Losers in Our Religious Economy.
    Finke, Roger, and Rodney Stark (2005)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Revised edition of The Churching of America, 1776-1992. Received the 1993 Distinguished Book Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion. Korean translation published by Seorosarang Publishing, 2009.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Historical; United States; Episcopal; Typology; Ecumenism; Congregational, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Membership; Methodist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.
  • Pastors in Transition: Why Clergy Leave Local Church Ministry.
    Hoge, Dean R., and Jacqueline E. Wenger (2005)
    Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2005.

    Based on 2002 questionnaire data from former U.S. Protestant clergy and a control group of active clergy, with telephone interview follow-ups with a subsample.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Ex-clergy; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; United Methodist
  • Facing the Stained Glass Ceiling. Gender in a Protestant Seminary.
    Finley, Barbara (2003)
    Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America.

    Based on mid-1990s interviews & observation in a Presbyterian theology school; notes that conservative males obtain the better parish appointments while liberal women are socialized away from parish ministry.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Seminary; Seminarians
  • The Political Attitudes and Activities of Mainline Protestant Clergy in the Election of 2000: A Study of Six Denominations.
    Smidt, Corwin E., Sue E.S. Crawford, Melissa Deckman, Donald Gray, Dan Hofrenning, Laura R. Olson, Sherrie Steiner, and Beau Weston (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:4: 515-532.

    Analyzes 2001 questionnaire data from mainline Protestant clergy. Denominations differ in adherence to the social gospel & the moral reform movement. Differences in political party also occurred among & within denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; United Methodist; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Reformed Church in America; American Baptist; Clergy; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Introduction.
    Wuthnow, Robert, and John H. Evans (2002)
    In Robert Wuthnow and John H. Evans (ed.), The Quiet Hand of God. Faith-Based Activism and the Public Role of Mainline Protestantism. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 1-24.

    Overview of American mainline Protestantism.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United Church of Christ; American Baptist; Episcopal; Membership; Belief; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Vital Conflicts. The Mainline Denominations Debate Homosexuality.
    Cadge, Wendy (2002)
    In Robert Wuthnow and John H. Evans (ed.), The Quiet Hand of God. Faith-Based Activism and the Public Role of Mainline Protestantism. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 265-286.

    Follows debates about homosexuality in 6 American Protestant churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Protestant, U.S.A.; American Baptist; United Methodist; Homosexuality; United Church of Christ; Episcopal; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
  • Giving in Five Denominations.
    Hoge, Dean R., Charles Zech, Patrick McNamara, and Michael J. Donahue (1999)
    In Mark Chaves and Sharon L. Miller (eds.), Financing American Religion. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 3-10.

    Associated Search Terms: Contributions; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United States; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Southern Baptist; Catholic, U.S.A.; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.
  • Competing for the Second Generation: English-language Ministry at a Korean Presbyterian Church.
    Chai, Karen J. (1998)
    In R. Stephen Warner and Judith Wittner (eds.), Gatherings in Diaspora: Religious Communities and the New Immigration. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 295-331.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian, U.S.A.; United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Korean Americans; Generations
  • Theology and the Position of Pastors on Social Issues: Continuity and Change Since the 1960s.
    Johnson, Benton (1998)
    Review of Religious Research 39:4: 293-308.

    Analyzes 1987 questionnaire data from Protestant clergy in Oregon; divergences were greater than in 1962, but conflict less common.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Conservative Baptist; Southern Baptist; American Baptist; United Methodist; United States, Oregon; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United Church of Christ
  • The Effects of Geographical Variability on Protestant Church Membership Trends, 1980-1990.
    Stump, Roger W. (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:4: 636-651.

    Associated Search Terms: Southern Baptist; Episcopal; United Church of Christ; United Methodist; Membership; Conservative/liberal; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Ecology; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Nazarene
  • Personal Autonomy in Religion and Marriage: Is There a Link?
    Wilson, John, and Mark Musick (1995)
    Review of Religious Research 37:1: 3-18.

    Analyzes 1987-88 interview data from married adult Americans; religious affiliates saw marriage as a lifetime commitment. Pentecostal, Baptist, & Christian/Disciples wives saw autonomy within marriage as less important.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Marriage; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; United Church of Christ; Family; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Individualism; United States; Episcopal; Jewish, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Autonomy; Practice
  • Correlates of Religious Giving in Six Protestant Denominations.
    Donahue, Michael J. (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 36:2: 149-157.

    Analyzes 1988-89 interview data from American Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Disciples of Christ; Southern Baptist; Contributions; United Church of Christ; United Methodist; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Congregational Growth and Decline in Indiana among Five Mainline Denominations.
    Olson, Daniel V.A. (1993)
    In David A. Roozen and C. Kirk Hadaway (eds.) Church & Denominational Growth. Nashville; Abingdon, pp. 208-224.

    Based on 1980-88 data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Indiana; Episcopal; United Methodist; United Church of Christ; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Lutheran, Missouri Synod
  • Determinants of Church Involvement of Young Adults Who Grew up in Presbyterian Churches.
    Hoge, Dean R., Benton Johnson, and Donald A. Luidens (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:3: 242-255.

    Analyzes interview data from young adults (33-42 yrs.) who grew up in U.S. Presbyterian churches; finds belief & recent family experiences affect church involvement. Early religious socialization & cultural broadening in college had little effect.

    Associated Search Terms: United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Belief; Socialization; Education; Family; Practice
  • Prevalence and Correlates of New Age Beliefs in Six Protestant Denominations.
    Donahue, Michael J. (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:2: 177-184.

    Analyzes survey data from 6 large American Protestant denominations; finds little support for astrology or necromancy, but some for more general "new age" attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: United Methodist; Belief; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Necromancy; New age; United Church of Christ; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; Southern Baptist; Astrology
  • Denominations as Dual Structures: An Organizational Analysis.
    Chaves, Mark (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:2: 147-169. [Also in Nicholas J. Demerath III, Peter Dobkin Hall, Terry Schmitt, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.), Sacred Companies (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998), pp. 175-194.

    Sees American denominations as dual entities of religious authority & agency structures; cites cases & draws implications for internal conflict & schism, & for internal secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: African Methodist Episcopal Church; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Assemblies of God; United Methodist; Episcopal; Catholic, U.S.A.; Organization; Conflict; American Lutheran Church; Denomination (type); Schism; Secularization
  • Mormonism: Catholic, Protestant, Different?
    Johnson, Martin, and Phil Mullins (1992)
    Review of Religious Research 34:1: 51-62.

    Factor analysis of questionnaire data on beliefs & values from Mormons & members of 5 Christian denominations; focuses on similarities & differences between Mormons & others.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United Methodist; Disciples of Christ; Southern Baptist; Mormon, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Belief; Factor analysis
  • Engaging Third Parties: Canadian Church Unionists and Their Opponents in the Secular Forum.
    Campbell, Douglas F. (1991)
    Journal of Church and State 33:1: 75-94.

    Examines the involvement of the press, courts, & government in the conflict in the Presbyterian Church over forming the United Church of Canada.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; Ecumenism; Presbyterian Church in Canada; United Church of Canada; Conflict; State
  • The Influence of Religion on Attitudes toward Nonmarital Sexuality: a Preliminary Assessment of Reference Group Theory.
    Cochran, John K., and Leonard Beeghley (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:1: 45-62.

    Analyzes 1972-89 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, U.S.A.; Sexual attitudes; Reference group; United States; Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.
  • Congregational Identities in the Presbyterian Church.
    Carroll, Jackson W., and David A. Roozen (1990)
    Review of Religious Research 31:4: 351-369.

    Analyzes data from 566 congregations in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Parish
  • Mirror for American Protestantism: Mendocino Presbyterian Church in the Sixties and Seventies.
    Warner, R. Stephen (1990)
    In Milton J. Coalter, John M. Mulder, and Louis B. Weeks (eds.) The Mainstream Protestant "Decline": The Presbyterian Pattern. Louisville, Kentucky: Westminster/John Knox, pp. 198-223, 250-253.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, Mendocino; Presbyterian, U.S.A.
  • How the Upstart Sects Won America: 1776-1850.
    Finke, Roger, and Rodney Stark (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28;1: 27-44.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Historical; Membership; United States; Episcopal; Methodist, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • American Religion in the Post-aquarian Age: Values and Demographic Factors in Church Growth and Decline.
    Perrin, Robin D. (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:1: 75-89.

    Presents mean member ages & number of children born to members of 14 denominations, from 1972-85 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); United Church of Christ; Nazarene, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • Religious Group Variation in the Socioeconomic Status and Family Behavior of Women.
    Heaton, Tim B., and Marie Cornwall (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:3: 283-299.

    Analyzes 1971-81 Canadian census data.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian, Canada; Salvation Army, Canada; United Church of Canada; Hutterite, Canada; Mennonite, Canada; Pentecostal, Canada; Jehovah´s Witness, Canada; Baptist, Canada; Lutheran, Canada
  • A New Typology for Organizations: Market, Bureaucracy, Clan and Mission, with Application to American Denominations.
    Scherer, Ross P. (1988)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 27:4: 475-498.

    Examines prior studies of various denominations; focuses on the % of members adhering to the denomination of their parents, & data on pastors' views of church organization & mission.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian, U.S.A.; United Church of Christ
  • New Wine in Old Wineskins. Evangelicals and Liberals in a Small-Town Church.
    Warner, R. Stephen (1988)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Participant observation & interviews in a Presbyterian church in Mendocino, California, that made an outreach to a hippie commune & later became evangelical under the influence of the young converts.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Participant observation; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Commune; United States, California, Mendocino
  • Fragmented Gods. The Poverty and Potential of Religion in Canada./La Religion à la Carte.
    Bibby, Reginald W. (1987)
    Toronto: Irwin Publishing./Montréal: Fides, 1988

    Analyzes data from 1975, '80, & '85 Canadian national surveys, including a panel; focuses on affiliation, attendance, & belief.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Practice; Quality of life; Pentecostal, Canada; Baptist, Canada; Presbyterian, Canada; Lutheran, Canada; Anglican Church of Canada; United Church of Canada; Denomination (organizational entity); Belief; Catholic, Canada
  • Religious Affiliation, Attendance and Support for 'Pro-Family' Issues in the United States.
    Hertel, Bradley R., and Michael Hughes (1987)
    Social Forces 65:3: 858-880.

    Analyzes 1972-84 National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Sexual attitudes; United States; Practice; Women; Family; Episcopal; Baptist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • Sociodemographic Characteristics of Religious Groups in Canada.
    Heaton, Tim B. (1986)
    Sociological Analysis 47;1: 54-65.

    Analyzes 1981 Canadian census data; allows for a focus on smaller, often overlooked denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern, Canada; Jewish, Canada; Denomination (organizational entity); Salvation Army, Canada; Reformed, Canada; Presbyterian, Canada; United Church of Canada
  • Sociological Theory, Religion and Collective Action.
    Wallis, Roy, and Steve Bruce (1986)
    Belfast: The Queen's University.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Politics; Comparative; Presbyterian; South Africa; Children of God; Rajneesh; Great Britain; Stark, Rodney; Hermeneutic; New religions; Deprivation; Conservative
  • Women Clergy. Breaking Through Gender Barriers.
    Lehman, Edward C., Jr. (1985)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction.

    Associated Search Terms: United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Clergy; Women
  • The Impact of Theological Orientation and of Breadth of Perspective on Church Members' Attitudes and Behaviors: Roof, Mol and Kaill Revisited.
    Black, Alan W. (1985)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 24:1: 87-100.

    1979 New South Wales data from 3 denominations; conservative beliefs predict attendance, participation, moral conservatism, & views on ecumenism & church change; localism, dogmatism, & civil liberalism predicted views on social justice.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregational, Australia; Australia, New South Wales; Local/cosmopolitan; Uniting Church in Australia; Presbyterian, Australia; Belief; Ecumenism; Law; Justice; Moral; Conservative, Australia; Australia; Practice
  • Religion, Mastery-over-nature, and Environmental Concern.
    Hand, Carl M., and Kent D. Van Liere (1984)
    Social Forces 63:2: 555-570.

    Analyzes 1976 questionnaire data from Washington State; shows non Judeo-Christians more concerned about the environment, with significant differences among Judeo-Christian denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Washington; Episcopal; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Environmentalism; Methodist, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Visits to a Growing Evangelical and a Declining Liberal Church in 1978.
    Warner, R. Stephen (1983)
    Sociological Analysis 44:3: 243-254.

    Focuses on theological differences other factors having been controlled.

    Associated Search Terms: United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Membership
  • Religious Affiliation, Religiosity and Racial Prejudice: A New Look at Old Relationships.
    Chalfant, H. Paul, and Charles W. Peek (1983)
    Review of Religious Research 215:2: 155-161.

    Analyzes 1970s National Opinion Research Center data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Practice; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Catholic, U.S.A.; Prejudice
  • Women Pastors. What Happens after Placement?
    Royle, Marjorie H. (1982)
    Review of Religious Research 24:2: 116-127.

    Analyzes 1976 data on female clergy ordained since 1970 in 4 U.S. denominations, & a comparison group of male clergy; few differences were found in membership or financial trends between female-pastored & male pastored churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran Church in America; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; United Methodist; Clergy; Women
  • Moral Maturity and Education beyond Conventional Morality.
    Philibert, Paul J. (1982)
    Review of Religious Research 23:3: 286-296.

    Analyzes 1979-80 questionnaire data from parents & educators in 6 U.S. denominations; focuses on priority given to moral maturity.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Southern Baptist; Church of God (Anderson, Indiana); Presbyterian Church in the U.S.; United Methodist; Episcopal
  • Teachers, Pedagogy and the Process of Religious Education.
    Philibert Paul J., and Dean R. Hoge (1982)
    Review of Religious Research 23:3: 264-285.

    Analyzes 1979-80 survey of parents & religious educators in 6 U.S. denominations; profiles preferred pedagogical method & teacher qualities & correlates them with educational objectives.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Southern Baptist; Education; Church of God (Anderson, Indiana); United Methodist; Episcopal; Catholic, U.S.A.; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.
  • Desired Outcomes of Religious Education and Youth Ministry in Six Denominations.
    Hoge, Dean R., Esther Heffernan, Eugene F. Hemrick, Hart M. Nelsen, James P. O'Connor, Paul J. Philibert, and Andrew D. Thompson (1982)
    Review of Religious Research 23:3: 230-254.

    Survey of 1,853 religious educators & parents.

    Associated Search Terms: Episcopal; Southern Baptist; United Methodist; Belief; Conversion; Education; Youth ministry; Church of God (Anderson, Indiana); Moral; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.; Justice; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Faith Priorities of Pastor and Laity as a Factor in the Growth or Decline of Presbyterian Congregations.
    Perry, Everett L., and Dean R. Hoge (1981)
    Review of Religious Research 22:3: 221-232.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from congregations of the United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.; shows faith & theological priorities not correlating strongly with congregational growth.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.; Belief; Theology
  • A Tale of Two Congregations. Commitment and Social Structure in a Charismatic and Mainline Congregation.
    McGaw, Douglas B., and Elliott Wright (1981)
    Hartford, Connecticut: Hartford Seminary Foundation.

    Based on participant-observation & questionnaire data from 2 congregations in New England, collected in the mid-1970s.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Pentecostal, neo; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United States, Connecticut, Hartford
  • The Influence of Assimilation on American Protestant Ministers' Beliefs, 1928-1978.
    Hoge, Dean R., and John E. Dyble (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:1: 64-77.

    Replicates the survey of Chicago Protestant clergy by Betts in 1928; shows a liberalization of theological beliefs.

    Associated Search Terms: American Baptist; Lutheran, U.S.A.; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Clergy; Belief; Assimilation; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Change; United Church of Christ; United Methodist; Episcopal
  • Meaning and Belonging in a Charismatic Congregation: An Investigation into Sources of Neo-pentecostal Success.
    McGaw, Douglas B. (1980)
    Review of Religious Research 21:3: 284-301.

    Belonging is found to be as important as meaning.

    Associated Search Terms: United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United States, Connecticut, Hartford; Pentecostal, neo; Parish; Meaning; Membership
  • Conservatism and Social Strength in a Liberal Denomination.
    Hadaway, Christopher Kirk (1980)
    Review of Religious Research 21:3: 302-314.

    Reports 1975 survey data from 681 United Presbyterian congregations; shows conservatism to be generally unrelated to their growth patterns.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Strictness
  • Resource Inequality and Accumulative Advantage: Stratification in the Ministry.
    Broughton, Walter, and Edgar W. Mills, Jr. (1980)
    Social Forces 58:4: 1289-1301.

    1969 data from 21 denominations show resources accumulate with ministers' seniority; the trend appears among & within 7 denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Stratification; United Methodist; American Lutheran Church; Lutheran Church in America; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United Church of Christ; Clergy; Episcopal
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