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  • Becoming Catholic. Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape.
    Yamane, David (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2002 participant observation in 6 parishes in the Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, supplemented by surveys and interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; United States, Indiana, Fort Wayne; Participant observation; Parish; Individualism; Familism; Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; Conversion; Initiation; United States, Indiana, South Bend
  • Initiation Rites in the Contemporary Catholic Church: What Difference Do They Make?
    Yamane, David (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:4: 401-420.

    Analyzes 2001-02 before & after survey data on 167 individuals in R.C.I.A. programs at 32 parishes in the Fort Wayne-South Bend Catholic diocese. The program can enhance ecclesiastical involvement & spiritual practices.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Indiana, South Bend; United States, Indiana, Fort Wayne; Spirituality; Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults; Practice; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Impact of Churches on Political Behavior: An Empirical Study.
    Gilbert, Christopher P. (1993)
    Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood.

    Analyzes interview data from church & neighborhood networks in South Bend, Indiana; sees the individual church as a relevant unit.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Indiana, South Bend; Network; Parish; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The Nature and Sources of Religious Involvement.
    Roberts, Michael K., and James D. Davidson (1984)
    Review of Religious Research 25:4: 334-350.

    Analyzes 1968 questionnaire data from 2 Methodist & 2 Baptist churches in the South Bend, Indiana, area; identifies religious & non-religious predictors of involvement.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Indiana, South Bend; Belief; Communality; Practice
  • 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.
  • Socio-Economic Status and Ten Dimensions of Religious Commitment.
    Davidson, James D. (1977)
    Sociology and Social Research 61: 462-485.

    Analyzes 1968 questionnaire data from Baptist & Methodist congregations in the South Bend, Indiana, area; focuses on stratification & dimensions of religiosity. Religious memberships may affect beliefs & actions more than does class.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Dimensions of religiosity; Membership; Methodist, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; United States, Indiana, South Bend
  • Glock's Model of Religious Commitment: Assessing Some Different Approaches and Results.
    Davidson, James D. (1975)
    Review of Religious Research 16:2: 83-93.

    Analyzes 1968 questionnaire data from Baptist & Methodist congregations in the South Bend, Indiana, area; shows C.Y. Glock's 5 dimensions of religiosity not to be empirical wholes but still to be of heuristic value.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Indiana, South Bend; Baptist, U.S.A.; Dimensions of religiosity; Methodist, U.S.A.
  • Patterns of Belief at the Denominational and Congregational Levels.
    Davidson, James D. (1972)
    Review of Religious Research 13:3: 197-205.

    Analyzes 1968 questionnaire data from working & middle class congregations (Baptist & Methodist) in the South Bend, Indiana, area.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, U.S.A.; Parish; Denomination (organizational entity); Belief; United States, Indiana, South Bend; Methodist, U.S.A.
  • Religious Belief as a Dependent Variable.
    Davidson, James D. (1972)
    Sociological Analysis 33:2: 81-94.

    Analyzes 1968 questionnaire data from Baptist & Methodist congregations in the South Bend, Indiana, area; shows congregational & denominational affiliation (especially for vertical & horizontal beliefs, respectively) more important than class.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, U.S.A.; Stratification; United States, Indiana, South Bend; Parish; Belief; Baptist, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • Social Class and Ten Dimensions of Religious Involvement.
    Davidson, James D. (1969)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Notre Dame. [DA 30:5 A, p. 2163]

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 2 Baptist & 2 Methodist congregations in the South Bend, Indiana, area; shows variation in some dimensions of religiosity by class.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Dimensions of religiosity; Stratification; United States, Indiana, South Bend
  • Parochial School. A Sociological Study.
    Fichter, Joseph H. (1958)
    Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press. [Garden City, New York: Doubleday-Anchor, 1964]

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Indiana, South Bend; Students, primary; Teachers; Education; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The LeBras Approach to the History of the Diocese of Fort Wayne.
    McAvoy, Thomas T. (1956)
    Indiana Magazine of History 52: 369-382.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; LeBras, Gabriel; United States, Indiana, Fort Wayne; United States, Indiana, South Bend
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