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  • Religious Involvement, Beliefs about God, and the Sense of Mattering among Older Adults.
    Schieman, Scott, Alex Bierman, and Christopher G. Ellison (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:3: 517-535.

    Analyzes 2001-02 interview data from senior citizens in Washington, D.C. & 2 adjoining Maryland counties; beliefs in divine control mediate effects of practice & prayer on measures of oneself mattering.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Prayer; Practice; Gerontology; Control, divine; Belief; Self concept
  • Religious Activities and Changes in the Sense of Divine Control: Dimensions of Social Stratification as Contingencies.
    Schieman, Scott, and Alex Bierman (2007)
    Sociology of Religion 68:4: 361-381.

    Analyzes interview data from senior citizens in the Washington, D.C., area; uses items about God being in control as the dependent variable.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Fatalism; Practice; Stratification; United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Gerontology
  • Religion and the New Immigrants. How Faith Communities Form Our Newest Citizens.
    Foley, Michael W., and Dean R. Hoge (2007)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on participant observation & a survey of ethnic religious organizations; emphasizes the various levesl of civic engagement.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Congregationalism; Activism; United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Social services; Indian Americans; Assimilation; Parish; Sikh, U.S.A.; Network; Social capital; Islam, U.S.A.; Korean Americans; Polity; Hindu, U.S.A.; Salvadoran Americans; Civic skills; Identity; Organization
  • The Sense of Divine Control and Psychological Distress: Variations Across Race and Socioeconomic Status.
    Schieman, Scott, Tetyana Pudrovska, Leonard I. Pearlin, and Christopher G. Ellison (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:4: 529-549.

    Based on 2001-02 interview data from senior citizens in & near Washington, D.C.; sense of divine control correlates inversely with distress among African Americans & positively with it among whites.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Control, divine; Gerontology; African Americans; Mental health; Race; Distress; United States, District of Columbia, Washington
  • Professional Practitioners and Contact Persons. Explicating Special Types of Falun Gong Practitioners.
    Porter, Noah (2005)
    Nova Religio 9:2: 62-83.

    Based on 2001-03 field work in Tampa, Florida, & Washington, D.C.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Organization; United States, Florida, Tampa; Falun Gong, U.S.A.; United States, District of Columbia, Washington
  • The Role of Religious Congregations in Formation of the Korean Community in the Washington, D.C. Area.
    Kwon, Okyun (2004)
    In Ilpong Kim (ed.) Korean Americans: Past, Present, and Future. Elizabeth, New Jersey: Hollym International, pp. 239-271.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Korean Americans
  • Newcomers Serving the City: Immigrant Church and Non-Profit Connections in Washington, DC, and Kenosha, WI.
    Schneider, Jo Anne (2003)
    Cleveland: Urban Affairs Association.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Wisconsin, Kenosha; United States, District of Columbia, Washington
  • 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.
  • Public Opinion on Church-state Issues in a Changing Environment.
    Wilcox, Clyde, and Rachel Goldberg (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:2: 369-376.

    1993 & 2000 Washington, D.C., area surveys show support for public property displays of Christianity decreasing & for free exercise of minority religions increasing.

    Associated Search Terms: State; United States, District of Columbia, Washington
  • Dimensions of Religious Free Exercise: Abstract Beliefs and Concrete Applications.
    Jelen, Ted G. (1999)
    Review of Religious Research 40:4: 349-358.

    Analyzes 1993 telephone survey data from Washington, D.C.; Evangelicals supported religious liberty at the symbolic level, but not the free exercise of it by specific unconventional groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Tolerance; Conventionality; United States, District of Columbia, Washington
  • Chinese Christians in America. Conversion, Assimilation, and Adhesive Identities.
    Yang, Fenggang (1999)
    University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press.

    Based on 1993-96 participant observation in a Washington, D.C., Chinese Christian church, supplemented by observation & interviews elsewhere in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; Participant observation; United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Chinese Americans; Parish; Identity; Migrant
  • Chinese Conversion to Evangelical Christianity: The Importance of Social and Cultural Contexts.
    Yang, Fenggang (1998)
    Sociology of Religion 59:3: 237-257.

    Based on 1993-94 field study among Chinese churches in Washington, D.C. Desires for material benefit, for assimilation, & ethnic belonging are not important, but rather the ethnic church provides psychological & spiritual support.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Migrant; Chinese Americans; United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Conversion; Assimilation
  • Conscientious Objectors in the Culture War?: A Typology of Attitudes toward Church-State Relations.
    Jelen, Ted G., and Clyde Wilcox (1997)
    Sociology of Religion 58:3: 277-287.

    Analyzes 1993 telephone survey data from Washington, D.C. concerning attitudes toward church-state relations.

    Associated Search Terms: State; United States, District of Columbia, Washington
  • Religion and Feminist Attitudes among African-American Women: A View from the Nation's Capitol.
    Wilcox, Clyde, and Sue Thomas (1992)
    Women & Politics 12:2: 19-40.

    Analyzes 1988 telephone interview data from African Americans in Washington, D.C.; religious involvement & orthodoxy predict opposition to abortion, but not to gender equality.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Women; African Americans; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Abortion
  • Biblical Literalism and Inerrancy: A Methodological Investigation.
    Jelen, Ted G., Clyde Wilcox, and Corwin E. Smidt (1990)
    Sociological Analysis 51:3: 307-313.

    Based on 1998 telephone survey data from African Americans in Washington, D.C.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Literalism; Politics, U.S.A.; African Americans
  • Blacks and the New Christian Right: Support for the Moral Majority and Pat Robertson among Washington, D.C. Blacks.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1990)
    Review of Religious Research 32:1: 43-55.

    Analyzes 1988 telephone survey data from African American residents of Washington, D.C.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, District of Columbia, Washington; African Americans; Moral Majority; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Religious Sources of Politicization among Blacks in Washington, D.C.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1990)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 29:3: 387-394.

    Analyzes 1988 telephone survey data from African Americans in Washington, D.C.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Politics, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • Religious Orientations & Political Attitudes among Blacks in Washington, D.C.
    Cook, Elizabeth Adell, and Clyde Wilcox (1990)
    Polity 22:3: 527-543.

    Analyzes 1988 telephone survey data from African Americans in Washington; evangelical & pentecotal doctrine & experiences correlate with conservative social stances, but religious variables do not predict economic & foreign policy stances.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; African Americans
  • Faith Without Form: Beliefs of Catholic Youth.
    McAuley, E. Nancy, and Moira Mathieson (1986)
    Kansas City: Sheed & Ward.

    Analyzes 1983 questionnaire data from high school seniors at 10 Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Students, secondary; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Religious Differences in Family Size Preference among American Teenagers.
    Brackbill, Yvonne, and Embry M. Howell (1975)
    Sociological Analysis 35:1: 35-44.

    Analyzes 1971 survey data from middle, high, & college student sin the Washington, D.C. area; Catholicism was related to desired future family size.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Family; Students, undergraduate; Catholic, U.S.A.; Students, secondary
  • Professionalism and the Resolution of Authority Conflicts among the Catholic Clergy.
    Struzzo, John A. (1970)
    Sociological Analysis 31:2: 92-106.

    Analyzes a 1969 survey of parish & high school teacher-clergy in the Archdiocese of Washington: those with more education tended to oppose traditional norms.

    Associated Search Terms: Authority; Birth control; Clergy; Conflict; United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Role Dilemmas of Protestant Clergymen in a Metropolitan Community.
    Coates, Charles H., and Robert C. Kistler (1965)
    Review of Religious Research 6: 147-152.

    Based on 1962 questionnaire data from the Washington, D.C. area; focuses on conflicts between the vocational demands of patoral service & the realistic demands of administrative service.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Role conflict; Clergy role
  • The Church Self-Survey: A Methodological Inquiry.
    Fox, James Harold (1956)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, American University.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Episcopal
  • Transition in the Development of a Downtown Parish.
    Fosselman, David H. (1952)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Catholic University of America.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Parish; Urban; United States, District of Columbia, Washington
  • The Parish in Urban Communities.
    Fosselman, David H. (1951)
    In C. Joseph Nuesse and Thomas J. Harte (eds.), The Sociology of the Parish. An Intrductory Symposium. Milwaukee: Bruce, pp. 133-153.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Parish; United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Urban
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