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  • Religion and Suicide in the African-American Community.
    Early, Kevin E. (1992)
    Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood.

    Based on 1990 interviews with 30 African American clergy & questionnaire data from African American congregations, in Gainesville, Florida; sees religion as a buffer against suicide for African Americans, whose suicide rate is about half that of whites.

    Associated Search Terms: Suicide; African Americans; United States, Florida, Gainesville
  • Political Cohesion in Churches.
    Wald, Kenneth D., Dennis E. Owen, and Samuel S. Hill, Jr. (1990)
    Journal of Politics 52: 197-215.

    Factor analysis of 1986-87 questionnaire data from protestant congregations in the Gainesville area; shows 4 factors (strong religion, social stability, age, associational involvement) predicting cohesion around conservative moral norms.

    Associated Search Terms: Factor analysis; Moral; United States, Florida, Gainesville; Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Evangelical Politics and Status Issues.
    Wald, Kenneth D., Dennis E. Owen, and Samuel S. Hill, Jr. (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:1: 1-16. Comment by Wesley E. Miller 28:3 (1989): 372-373. Reply by Kenneth D. Wald, Dennis E. Owen, and Samuel S. Hill, Jr. 28:3: 374.

    Analyzes 1986-87 questionnaire data from the Gainesville, Florida, area.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Florida, Gainesville
  • Habits of the Mind? The Problem of Authority in the New Christian Right.
    Wald, Kenneth D., Dennis E. Owen, and Samuel S. Hill, Jr. (1989)
    In Ted G. Jelen (ed.) Religion and Political behavior in the United States. New York: Praeger, pp. 93-108.

    Analyzes 1986-87 questionnaire data from Protestant churchgoers in the Gainesville area; related authority-mindedness, not authoritarianism, to new Christian right politics.

    Associated Search Terms: Authoritarianism; Conservative, U.S.A.; United States, Florida, Gainesville; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Churches as Political Communities.
    Wald, Kenneth D., Dennis E. Owen, and Samuel S. Hill, Jr. (1988)
    American Political Science Review 82: 531-548.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from members of 21 Protestant churches in the Gainesville, Florida, area; shows congregations' theological conservatism as a contextual variable correlates with political conservatism.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Florida, Gainesville; Protestant, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Parish; Politics, U.S.A.
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