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  • Work and Faith in the Kentucky Coal Fields: Subject to Dust.
    Callahan, Richard (2009)
    Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Labor; United States, Kentucky; United States, Appalachia; Working class
  • Local Baptists, Local Politics: Churches and Communities in the Middle and Uplands South.
    Grammick, Clifford A., Jr. (1999)
    Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.

    Describes 6 sectarian Baptist groups in the Appalachian South, & their varied involvements in politics.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Appalachia; Localism; Politics, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.
  • 'God's Line Is never Busy': An Analysis of Symbolic Discourse in two Southern Appalachian Denominations.
    Zimmermann, Stephanie, Joy Hart Seibert, Dwight B. Billings, and James G. Hoagland, Jr. (1990)
    Sociological Analysis 51:3: 297-306.

    Analyzes 1958-59 sermons & talks, & questionnaire data from Church of God (Cleveland) & Southern Baptist congregations in southern Appalachia.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Appalachia; Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee); Story telling; Discourse; Appalachia; Preaching; Southern Baptist; Content analysis
  • Pilgrims of Paradox: Calvinism and Experience among the Primitive Baptists of the Blue Ridge.
    Peacock, James L., and Ruel W. Tyson, Jr. (1989)
    Washington: Smithsonian.

    Based on a 1980s ethnographic study.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Appalachia; Calvinist; Participant observation; Primitive Baptist
  • Religion in Appalachian Culture: A Brief Look.
    Carter, Michael V. (1984)
    Religion, the Cutting Edge. New England Sociologist 5:1: 135-142.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Appalachia
  • Religion in Appalachia. Theological, Social, and Psychological Dimensions and Correlates.
    Photiadis, John D. (ed.) (1978)
    Morgantown, West Virginia: Center for Extension and Continuing Eduction, Division of Social and Economic Development, Office of Research and Development, West Virginia University.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Appalachia
  • Preachers Versus Teachers: Local-cosmopolitan Conflicts over Textbook Censorship in an Appalachian Community.
    Cummings, Scott, Richard Briggs, and James Mercy (1977)
    Rural Sociology 42: 7-21.

    Associated Search Terms: Localism; Education; Conflict; United States, Appalachia
  • Residence, Moral Traditionalism, and Tolerance of Atheists.
    Whitt, Hugh P., and Hart M. Nelsen (1975)
    Social Forces 54:2: 328-340.

    Analyzes 1958 interview data from native-born white Protestants in the Detroit area & from a general household survey in Southern Appalachia. Tolerating atheists varied with environmental factors.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; Urban/rural; United States, Appalachia; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Tolerance
  • The Holiness-Pentecostal Experience in Southern Appalachia.
    Abell, Troy D. (1974)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Purdue University. [DA 36:2 a, p. 956]

    1973-74 field study among 2 congregations, & 2 control groups; focuses on knowledge systems, perceptions of self as agent of change, & glossolalia.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Appalachia; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Glossolalia
  • The Protestant Ethic and Political Preference.
    Rojek, Dean G. (1973)
    Social Forces 52: 168-177.

    Analyzes interview data from clergy & lay leaders in 72 Appalachian churches; shows no relationship between conservative religion & Republican party support.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; United States, Appalachia
  • Religion and the Migrant in the City: A Test of Holt's Culture Shock Thesis.
    Nelsen, Hart M., and Hugh P. Whitt (1972)
    Social Forces 50: 379-384.

    Analyzes 1958 interview data from south Appalachia & Detroit; shows urban Appalachians no more religious than people back in Appalachia.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Migrant; Culture shock; United States, Appalachia; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Sectarianism, World View, and Anomie.
    Nelsen, Hart M. (1972)
    Social Forces 51: 226-233.

    Based on 1967 interview data from Presbyterians (UPCUSA & PCUS) in southern Appalachia; sectarianism derives not from deprivation-based anomie but from the world view of lower class, rural individuals who have low levels of reading.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Sectarianism; Anomie; Stratification; Education; United States, Appalachia
  • Churches of the Stationary Poor in Southern Appalachia.
    Gerrard, Nathan L. (1970)
    In John Photiadis & Harry Schwarzweller, Change in Rural Appalachia. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. [Also in Bruce Ergood & Bruce E. Kuhre, Appalachia: Social Context, Past and Present (Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt, 1976), 274-281]

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Appalachia; Rural; Stratification
  • Sectarianism and Social Participation. A Study of the Relationship Between Religious Attitudes and Involvement in Voluntary Organizations in Seventy-Two Churches in the Southern Appalachian Mountains.
    Hartley, Loyde H. (1968)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Emory University.

    Associated Search Terms: Social participation; United States, Appalachia; Sectarianism
  • The Serpent-handling Religions of West Virginia.
    Gerrard, Nathan L. (1968)
    Trans-Action 5:6: 22-28.

    Describes religious serpent-handling as a safety valve for many of the frustrations of life in Appalachia.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, West Virginia; United States, Appalachia; Serpent handling
  • Religiosity as Related to Social Institutional Behavior in the Southern Appalachian Region.
    Kim, Byong-suh (1968)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Emory University. [DA 29:2 A, p. 3231-34.

    Correlates dimensions of religiosity (fundamentalist & modern, belief, ritual, organizational) with class status, urban residency, & educational attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Appalachia; Urban; Stratification; Dimensions of religiosity; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Education
  • Social Class and Church Participation.
    Goode, Erich (1966)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Columbia University. [New York: Arno Press, 1980]

    Analyzes 1959 survey data from Appalachia & 1956-59 questionnaire data from members of urban American Congregationalist congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Appalachia; Congregational, U.S.A.; Rural; Urban; Social participation; Sex; Stratification
  • Religious Fundamentalism, Socio-Economic Status, and Fertility Attitudes in the Southern Appalachians.
    DeJong, Gordon F. (1965)
    Demography 2: 540-548.

    Analyzes 1958 survey data from 190 south Appalachian counties (U.S.A.); fundamentalism positive correlated with support of high fertility.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; United States, Appalachia; Stratification; Fertility
  • Religious Fundamentalism and Denominational Preference in the Southern Appalachian Region.
    DeJong, Gordon F., and Thomas R. Ford (1965)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 5:1: 24-33.

    Analyzes 1958 survey data from 190 counties in Southern Appalachia; fundamentalism correlated inversely with socio-economic status, positively with sect membership.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); United States, Appalachia; Sect; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Stratification
  • On Maintaining Deviant Belief Systems: A Case Study.
    Simmons, J.L. (1964)
    Social Problems 11: 250-256.

    Analyzes interview data & reviews the literature on an isolated mystic group in Appalachian Georgia.

    Associated Search Terms: Plausibility structure; Mysticism; United States, Georgia; Belief; United States, Appalachia
  • Political Conservatism, Alienation, and Fatalism: Contingencies of Social Status and Religious Fundamentalism.
    Quinney, Richard (1964)
    Sociometry 27:3: 372-381.

    Analyzes 1958 interview data from Appalachia; fundamentalism correlated with political alienation & fatalism, & against political conservatism.

    Associated Search Terms: Alienation; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Fatalism; Stratification; United States, Appalachia
  • Religion and the Churches.
    Brewer, Earl D.C. (1962)
    In Thomas R. Ford (ed.), The Southern Appalachian Region: A Survey. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, pp. 201-218.

    Associated Search Terms: Social participation; United States, Appalachia
  • Life and Religion in Southern Appalachia.
    Weatherford, Willis Duke, and Earl D.C. Brewer (1962)
    New York: Friendship Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Appalachia; United States, South
  • Fundamentalism and Selected Social Factors in the Southern Appalachian Region.
    Lamar, Ralph E. (1962)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Kentucky.

    Develops a 4-item fundamentalism scale that is reproduced in Social Science Quarterly 51 (1970): 678, in a note to an article by Anthony Orum.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Appalachia; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Fundamentalism scale
  • Religious Beliefs and Expressions of the Southern Highlanders.
    Jackson, Allen K. (1961)
    Review of Religious Research 3: 21-39.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-Semitism; United States, Appalachia
  • Religious Thought and Beliefs in the Southern Appalachians as Revealed by an Attitude Survey.
    Ford, Thomas R. (1961)
    Review of Religious Research 3:1: 2-21.

    Puritanical views (condemning alcohol, dance, gambling, swearing, cards, & tobacco) were inversely related to class & education; presents data on anti-Semitism.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Alcohol; Stratification; United States, Appalachia; Prejudice, anti-Semitism; Asceticism
  • Status, Residence, and Fundamentalist Religious Beliefs in the Southern Appalachians.
    Ford, Thomas R. (1960)
    Social Forces 39: 41-49.

    Analyzes 1958 survey data from Appalachia; shows an inverse correlation between fundamentalist belief & urbanism, education, & status.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Urban; Education; Stratification; United States, Appalachia
  • Effect of the Geography of the Appalachian Highland Upon the Economic, Social, and Religious Life of the Kentucky Mountaineers.
    Nofcier, William Lincoln (1921)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Northwestern University.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Kentucky; United States, Appalachia
  • The Future of the Church and Independent Schools in Our Southern Highlands. (Russell Sage Foundation)
    Campbell, John Charles (1917)
    New York: Survey Associates.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, South; Education; United States, Appalachia
  • Christian Reconstruction in the South.
    Douglass, Harlan Paul (1909)
    Boston: Pilgrim Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, South; Appalachia; Missions; African Americans; United States, Appalachia
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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