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  • Sense of the Faithful: How American Catholics Live their Faith.
    Baggett, Jerome P. (2009)
    New York: Oxvord University Press.

    Based on interviews in 6 parishes.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • When Pam met Wendy. Gendered Membership Debates among the Radical Faeries.
    Stover, John A. III (2008)
    Nova religio 11:4: 31-55.

    Paradoxes arising from women joining a new religion founded for gay men only.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Membership; Participant observation; Sexism; United States, California, San Francisco; Radical Faeries
  • The Catholic Citizen: Perennial Puzzle or Emergent Oxymoron?
    Baggett, Jerome P. (2006)
    Social Compass 53:2: 291-309.

    Based on participant observation in the San Francisco Bay area; Catholic parish subculture, with its minimalism, actually diminishes social justice sensitivities.

    Associated Search Terms: Justice; Participant observation; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Catholic, U.S.A.; Parish
  • Faithful Generations. Race and New Asian American Churches.
    Jeung, Russell (2005)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rugers University Press.

    Historical, interview, & ethnographic materials from Japanese, Chinese, & "Asian" Protestant congregations in the San Francisco Bay area; focuses on the emergence of a pan-Asian identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Race; Identity; Asian Americans; Chinese Americans; Pan-ethnic; Pan-Asian; Japanese Americans
  • We Do Not Bowl Alone. Social and Cultural Capital from Filipinos and Their Churches.
    Gonzalez, Joaquin L. III, and Andrea Maison (2004)
    In Tony Carnes and Gengang Yang (eds.) Asian American Religions. The Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries. New York: New York University Press, pp. 338-359.

    Overview & 2 case studies of congregations--one in the Iglesia Ni Cristo denomination & one Catholic.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Filipino Americans; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Iglesia Ni Cristo, U.S.A.
  • Religion and Immigration in Comparative Perspective: Catholic and Evangelical Salvadorans in San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Phoenix.
    Menjívar, Cecilia (2003)
    Sociology of Religion 64:1: 21-45.

    Based on 1989-2000 participant observation, comparing Catholic & Evangelical religion in the lives of Salvadoran immigrants.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Arizona, Phoenix; United States, District of Columbia, Washington; United States, California, San Francisco; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Salvadoran Americans; Migrant; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Asian-American Pan-Ethnic Formation and Congregational Culture.
    Jeung, Russell (2002)
    In Pyong Gap Min and Jung Ha Kim (eds.), Religions in Asian America: Building Faith Communities. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira Press, pp. 215-243.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Parish; Asian Americans
  • The Angel and the Beehive: The Mormon Struggle with Assimilation.
    Mauss, Armand L. (1994)
    Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

    Traces a trend away from assimilation over the previous 40 years of Mormon history.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Utah, Salt Lake City; Social participation; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Sect; Assimilation; Mormon; Orthodoxy (doctrinal)
  • The Role of Expectations in Religious Conversions: The Case of Hispanic Catholics.
    Marin, Gerardo, and Raymond J. Gamba (1993)
    Review of Religious Research 34:4: 357-371.

    Analyzes telephone interview data from Spanish-surnamed respondents in San Francisco; explores reasons for converting from Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Conversion; Latino Americans; United States, California, San Francisco
  • Religious Affiliation, Participation and Fertility: A Cautionary Note.
    Marcum, John P. (1988)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 27:4: 621-629.

    Analyzes 1963 San Francisco Bay Area data to find the relationship between religiosity before childbirth & subsequent fertility.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Practice
  • Explaining Protestant Fertility: Belief, Commitment, and Homogamy.
    Marcum, John P. (1986)
    Sociological Quarterly 27: 547-558.

    Analyzes 1963 questionnaire data from the San Francisco Bay Area; using belief items rather than denomination to show conservative doctrine, no relation between conservative belief & high fertility appears.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Conservative, U.S.A.; Belief; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Making the World Work: Ideas of Social Responsibility in the Human Potential Movement.
    Tipton, Steven M. (1983)
    In Eileen Barker (ed.) Of Gods and Men. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, pp. 265-282.

    Based on 1975-78 interviews with est graduates in the San Francisco Bay area, & subsequent field work.

    Associated Search Terms: est, U.S.A.; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Getting Saved from the Sixties. Moral Meaning in Conversion and Cultural Change.
    Tipton, Steven M. (1982)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Living Word Fellowship, U.S.A.; Zen, U.S.A.; New religions; Moral; Conversion; United States, California, San Francisco; est, U.S.A.
  • The "Consciousness Reformation" Reconsidered.
    Bainbridge, William Sims, and Rodney Stark (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:1: 1-16.

    Re-analyzes Wuthnow's 1973 San Francisco Bay Area data; analyzes 1979 network survey data from University of Washington students. Religious meaning systems were in evidence, not the 3 alternatives from 1973.

    Associated Search Terms: Cognitive dimension; Network; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Students, undergraduate
  • An Interpersonal Influence Model of Traditional Religious Commitment.
    Welch, Kevin W. (1981)
    Sociological Quarterly 22:1: 81-92.

    Analyzes 1963 questionnaire data from Protestants in the San Francisco Bay area; shows denomination, attendance, & intra-congregation friendships better predicted orthodoxy, experience, & social participation than did deprivation variables.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Socialization; Parish; Social participation; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Experience; Deprivation
  • Political Aspects of the Quietistic Revival.
    Wuthnow, Robert (1981)
    In Thomas Robbins and Dick Anthony (eds.) In Gods We trust. New Patterns of Religious Pluralism in America. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, pp. 229-243.

    Analyzes 1973 interview data from the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; New religions; Politics, U.S.A.
  • A History of the Unification Church in the Bay Area: 1960-1974.
    Mickler, Michael (1980)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church, U.S.A.; Historical; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Sectarian Tension.
    Bainbridge, William Sims, and Rodney Stark (1980)
    Review of Religious Research 22:2: 105-124.

    Analyzes 1963 survey data from the San Francisco Bay Area; focuses on denomination members' disapproval of the life ways of the wider society.

    Associated Search Terms: Churches of Christ; Nazarene; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Deviance/social control; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Sect; Church of God; Assemblies of God
  • Anti-Semitism in America.
    Quinley, Harold E., and Charles Y. Glock (1979)
    New York: Free Press.

    Analyzes 1963-75 surveys--some national U.S., some from the San Francisco Bay area one from African Americans in metropolitan areas.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Prejudice, anti-Semitism; United States
  • Departures from Conventional Religion: The Nominally Religious, the Nonreligious, and the Alternatively Religious.
    Glock, Charles Y., and Robert Wuthnow (1979)
    In Robert Wuthnow (ed.) The Religious Dimension. New Directions in Quantitative Research. New York: Academic Press, pp. 47-68.

    Based on a 1973 interview survey conducted in the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Politics, U.S.A.; Salience; Ultimate concerns; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Moral; Materialism
  • Images of God and their Social Meanings.
    Piazza, Thomas, and Charles Y. Glock (1979)
    In Robert Wuthnow (ed.) The Religious Dimension: New Directions in Quantitative Research. New York: Academic Press, pp. 69-92.

    Analyzes 1973 questionnaire data from San Francisco area adults; distinguishes belief in a God who affects personal life from one that ordains social life; the latter correlates with conservative & racist politics & anti-feminism.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; God, image of; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Racism; Conservative, U.S.A.; Women
  • The Catholic Charismatic Renewal Movement in the United States: A Reconsideration.
    Lane, Ralph, Jr. (1978)
    Social Compass 25:1: 23-35.

    Focuses on a Catholic charismatic community in San Francisco that formed a tightly-knit organization amidst controversy & in 1977 moved to South Bend, Indiana.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, San Francisco; United States, Indiana, South Bend; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Experimentation in American Religion: The New Mysticisms and their Implications for the Churches.
    Wuthnow, Robert (1978)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Analyzes 1973 interview data from the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Associated Search Terms: Cognitive dimension; Students, undergraduate; Practice; Disaffiliation; Nominalism; Mysticism; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Politics, U.S.A.; Symbol; New religions
  • Another Look at the Orthodoxy-Anti-Semitism Nexus.
    Lotz, Roy (1977)
    Review of Religious Research 18:2: 126-133.

    Re-analyzes San Francisco Bay Area data used in Charles Y. Glock & Rodney Stark, Christian beliefs and Anti-Semitism (1966).

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-Semitism; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Anomie; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area
  • The Human Potential Movement.
    Stone, Donald (1976)
    In Charles Y. Glock and Robert N. Bellah (eds.) The New Religious Consciousness. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 93-115.

    Overview, illustrated by specific reference to groups in the San Francisco Bay area.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Human potential movement
  • The Church of Satan.
    Alfred, H. Randall (1976)
    In Charles Y. Glock and robert N. Bellah (eds.), The New Religious Consciousness. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 180-202.

    Based on 1968-73 field work in San Francisco.

    Associated Search Terms: Witch; United States, California, San Francisco; Participant observation; Satanist
  • The New Religious Consciousness.
    Glock, Charles Y., and Robert N. Bellah (eds.) (1976)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Youth culture; United States, California, San Francisco
  • Astrology and Marginality.
    Wuthnow, Robert (1976)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 15:2: 157-168.

    Analyzes 1973 questionnaire data from the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Associated Search Terms: Surrogate for religion; Astrology; Marginality; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area
  • The Consciousness Reformation.
    Wuthnow, Robert (1976)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Analyzes 1973 interview data from the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Cognitive dimension; New religions; Counterculture; Symbol; Mysticism
  • The Hare Krishna in San Francisco.
    Johnson, Gregory (1976)
    In Charles Y. Glock and Robert N. Bellah (eds.), The New Religious Consciousness. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 31-51.

    Based on 1971 life history data, & interview & participant observation data from early 1970s.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna, U.S.A.; Participant observation; United States, California, San Francisco
  • Catholic Charismatic Renewal.
    Lane, Ralph, Jr. (1976)
    In Charles Y. Glock and Robert N. Bellah (eds.) The New Religious Consciousness. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 162-179.

    A general history of the movement & description of typical prayer meetings. Based on San Francisco Bay Area observations made circa 1970s.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; Participant observation; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Three Congregations.
    Wolfe, James (1976)
    In Charles Y. Glock and Robert N. Bellah (eds.) The New Religious Consciousness. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 227-244.

    Portrayal of 3 San Francisco area churches & their response to youth counterculture.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Counterculture; Youth; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Parish
  • Two Models of Social Reform Action in a Normative Organization.
    Taylor, Mary G. (1975)
    Sociological Analysis 36:2: 161-167.

    A denominational model used corporate power, expert reform leaders, & dedication to structural change & standardized action; a congregational one used ad hoc voluntary groups, lay participation, individual change, & a "cafeteria" approach to reform.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, San Francisco; Activism; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Change
  • Do Christian Beliefs Cause Anti-Semitism?
    Middleton, Russell (1973)
    American Sociological Review 38: 33-52.

    Opposes the thesis of Charles Y. Glock & Rodney Stark (Christian Beliefs and Anti-Semitism, 1966) that Christian beliefs contribute to anti-Semitism.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Prejudice, anti-Semitism; Belief
  • Dharma West: A Social-Psychological Inquiry into Zen in San Francisco.
    Wise, David Thomas (1972)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of California at Berkeley.

    Associated Search Terms: Zen, U.S.A.; United States, California, San Francisco
  • The Economics of Piety: Religious Commitment and Social Class.
    Stark, Rodney (1972)
    In Gerald W. Thielbar and Saul D. Feldman (eds.) Issues in Social Inequality. Boston: Little, Brown & Company, pp. 483-503.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from church members in the San Francisco Bay area & a national U.S. sample; findings contradict economic deprivation explanations of religious involvement.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Stratification; Deprivation
  • Mormonism and Minorities.
    Mauss, Armand L. (1970)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley; Richmond: University of California Press, 1974.

    Analyzes 3 1960s questionnaire data sets from the San Francisco Bay Area & Salt Lake City, to determine whether specific Mormon beliefs about Jews, African Americans, & native Americans correlate with positive & negative prejudices.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Mormon; United States, Utah, Salt Lake City
  • Authority and Compliance in a Normative Organization: A Study of the San Francisco Presbytery.
    Taylor, Mary G. (1969)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley. [DA 31:4 A, p. 1910]

    Focuses on specific involvements in social action programs.

    Associated Search Terms: Authority; Activism; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United States, California, San Francisco
  • Dimensions of Religious Defection.
    Mauss, Armand L. (1969)
    Review of Religious Research 10:3: 128-135.

    Distinguishes intellectual, social, & emotional dimensions of disinvolvement; provides some illustrative data from east San Francisco Bay Area Mormons.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaffiliation; Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Age and Faith: A Changing Outlook or an Old Process?
    Stark, Rodney (1968)
    Sociological Analysis 29:1: 1-10.

    Analyzes San Francisco Bay Area telephone interview data.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Age; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Mormon Semitism and Anti-semitism.
    Mauss, Armand L. (1968)
    Sociological Analysis 29:1: 11-27.

    Compares a San Francisco Bay Area Mormon sample with a control group; Mormons are less likely than others to hold secular anti-Jewish beliefs.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Mormon, U.S.A.; Prejudice, anti-Semitism; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area
  • American Piety: The Nature of Religious Commitment.
    Stark, Rodney, and Charles Y. Glock (1968)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Analyzes 1963 questionnaire data from church Christians in the San Francisco Bay Area, & 1964 survey data from adult Americans.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; United States; American Baptist; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; Episcopal; Congregational, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Dimensions of religiosity; Conversion
  • The Consequential Dimension of Religiosity among Catholics.
    Lane, Ralph, Jr. (1966)
    Sociological Analysis 27:2: 94-100.

    Analyzes 1963 questionnaire data from the san Francisco Bay Area, Catholic subsample; focuses on perceived agreement between respondent & pastor as a variable that predicts belief that the Church should "stick to religion."

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Catholic, U.S.A.; Consequential dimension
  • Doomsday Cult. A Study of Conversion, Proselytization and Maintenance of Faith.
    Lofland, John (1966)
    Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall. [Enlarged Edition (New York: Irvington, 1977)]

    Participant observation study of what was evidently an early mission of the Unification Church in the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Participant observation; Unification Church, U.S.A.; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Christian Beliefs and Anti-Semitism.
    Glock, Charles Y., and Rodney Stark (1966)
    New York: Harper & Row.

    Analyzes 1963 questionnaire data from churched Christians in the San Francisco Bay Area; shows status & education undermining beliefs that predispose people to anti-semitism.

    Associated Search Terms: United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Episcopal; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Stratification; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Methodist, U.S.A.; American Baptist; Belief; Southern Baptist; Prejudice, anti-Semitism
  • The 'New Denominationalism.'
    Stark, Rodney, and Charles Y. Glock (1965)
    Review of Religious Research 7;1: 8-17, reprinted 50:S: 33-42.. [Also in Charles Y. Glock and Rodney Stark, Religion and Society in Tension. Chicago: Rand McNally, 1965, Ch. 5]

    Analyzes 1963 questionnaire data from churched Christians in the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • Religion and Society in Tension.
    Glock, Charles Y., and Rodney Stark (1965)
    Chicago: Rand McNally.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Experience; Politics, Great Britain; Politics, France; Catholic, U.S.A.; Politics, Netherlands; Politics, Colombia; Episcopal; Lutheran, Missouri Synod
  • Social Contexts and Religious Experience.
    Stark, Rodney (1965)
    Review of Religious Research 7:1: 17-28.

    Analyzes 1963 questionnaire data from churched Christians in the San Francisco area; sees much religious experience as norm compliance, not individual psychological effects.

    Associated Search Terms: Episcopal; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Southern Baptist; Catholic, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; American Baptist; Experience; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Through a Stained Glass Darkly: Reciprocal Protestant-Catholic Images in America.
    Stark, Rodney (1964)
    Sociological Analysis 25:3: 159-166.

    Analyzes survey data from church members in the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area
  • A Changing Urban Parish. A Study of Mobility in St. Agnes Parish, San Francisco, California.
    Giles, Mary Bernadette (1959)
    Unpublishd M.A. thesis, Gonzaga University.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Parish; United States, California, San Francisco
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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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