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  • The religious economy of political tolerance.
    Schaffer, Joby, Anand E. Sokhey, and Paul A. Djupe (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and Political Tolerance in America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 151-164.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Colorado, Colorado Springs; Tolerance
  • Women-Centered Healing Rites: A Study of Alienation and Reintegration.
    Jacobs, Janet L. (1990)
    In Thomas Robbins and Dick Anthony (eds.), In Gods We Trust. New Patterns of Religious Pluralism in America, 2nd Ed., Revised & Expanded. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, pp. 373-383.

    Based on observation in a women's spirituality group in Boulder, Colorado.

    Associated Search Terms: Alienation; Ritual; United States, Colorado, Boulder; Healing; Women
  • The Effects of Ritual Healing on Female Victims of Abuse: A Study of Empowerment and Transformation.
    Jacobs, Janet L. (1989)
    Sociological Analysis 50:3: 265-279. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Gender and Religion (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1994), pp. 127-141]

    Based on observation in a women's spirituality group in Boulder, Colorado; focuses on therapeutic sessions for victims of incest, rape, & battering.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Healing; Ritual; United States, Colorado, Boulder
  • Religion and Attitudes toward Work: A New Look at an Old Question.
    Chusmir, Leonard H., and Christine S. Koberg (1988)
    Journal of Organizational Behavior 9;3: 251-262.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from employees in the Denver area; shows managers less religious than others, Protestants having more of a work ethic, & non-religious having a greater need for power.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Colorado, Denver; Power; Work; Protestant Ethic; Stratification
  • Religion and Youth Substance Abuse.
    Lorch, Barbara R., and Robert H. Hughes (1985)
    Journal of Religion and Health 24: 197-208.

    Analyzes 1983 questionnaire data from 7-12 grade students in & near Colorado Springs; salience of religion was most inversely related to substance abuse, membership less so; Fundamentalist denomination to less alcohol use, liberal to less heavy drug use.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberal, U.S.A.; Students, primary; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; United States, Colorado, Colorado Springs; Alcohol; Drug; Students, secondary
  • Local Congregations and Social Change.
    Hargrove, Barbara J.W. (1969)
    Sociological Analysis 30:1: 13-22.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from congregations of 32 Colorado Presbyterian churches; uses a typology based on orientations toward social change.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Colorado; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Change; Parish
  • The Church in a Small City.
    Bushee, Frederick A. (1943)
    American Journal of Sociology 49: 223-232.

    Community study of churches in Boulder, Colorado; suggests churches in small cities are stronger than in large cities & rural areas.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Colorado, Boulder; Urban
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