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  • Lost in the Fifties. The Changing Family and the Nostalgic Church.
    Marler, Penny Long (1995)
    In Nancy T. Ammerman and Wade Clark Roof (eds.) Work, Family, and Religion in Contemporary Society. New York: Routledge, pp. 23-60.

    Explores effects of changes in family structure & of nostalgia on American religion; examines a United Church of Christ congregation near Springfield, Massachusetts.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Massachusetts, Springfield; Family; Membership; United Church of Christ; Change; Nostalgia
  • A Bridging of Faith: Religion and Politics in a New England City.
    Demerath, Nicholas J., III, and Rhys H. Williams (1992)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; United States, Massachusetts, Springfield; Politics, U.S.A.; State; Secularization
  • Secularization in a Community Context: Tensions of Religion and Politics in a New England City.
    Demerath, Nicholas J., III, and Rhys H. Williams (1992)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 31:2: 189-206.

    Examines history & recent politics in Springfield, Massachusetts; finds church & state separated. Both a secularization & a sacralization of some aspects of community life occurred.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; State; Historical; Community study; United States, Massachusetts, Springfield; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Religion and Political Process in an American City.
    Williams, Rhys H., and Nicholas J. Demerath III (1991)
    American Sociological Review 56: 417-431.

    Examines the dialectic of civil religion & separation of church & state in Springfield, Massachusetts.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Massachusetts, Springfield; Civil religion; State; Community study
  • The Demographic Environment and Church Membership Change.
    Hadaway, Christopher Kirk (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:1: 77-89.

    Examines impact of 1960-70 changes within census tracts, on membership in mainline Protestant congregations in 4 American cities.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; United States, Nebraska, Omaha; United States, Tennessee, Memphis; United States, Ohio, Columbus; United States, Massachusetts, Springfield; Urban; Membership
  • A Case Study of Role Conflict: Roman Catholic Priests.
    Reilly, Mary Ellen (1978)
    Human Relations 31:1: 77-90.

    Analyzes 1972 questionnaire data from priests in the Catholic Diocese of Springfield, Massachusetts; shows younger priests especially facing conflicting expectations.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; United States, Massachusetts, Springfield; Catholic, U.S.A.; Role conflict
  • Perceptions of the Priest Role.
    Reilly, Mary Ellen (1975)
    Sociological Analysis 36:4: 347-356.

    Factor analysis of responses from Catholic clergy of the Springfield, Massachusetts, Diocese.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Massachusetts, Springfield; Factor analysis; Clergy role
  • Social Adjustment in Methodism. The Adjustment of the Methodist Episcopal Church to the Changing Needs of its Constituency, as Illustrated by a Survey of the Opinions of Methodists Living in and Near Springfield, Massachusetts.
    Williams, John Paul (1938)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Columbia University. [New York: Teachers College Press; New York: AMS Press, 1927]

    Analyzes 1935-36 interviews with clergy & officers, & questionnaire data from members & stuents, Methodist Episcopal Church, in Springfield & Worcester Districts, Massachusetts.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; United States, Massachusetts, Worcester; Change; Racial attitudes; Methodist Episcopal Church, U.S.A.; United States, Massachusetts, Springfield
  • The Springfield Church Survey.
    Douglass, Harlan Paul (1926)
    New York: George H. Doran

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Massachusetts, Springfield
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