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  • Individualism and Community as Contested Rhetorics in the Catholic New Evangelization Movement.
    McCallion, Michael J., Benjamin Bennett-Carpenter, and David R. Maines (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:3: 291-310.

    Describes an emerging movement of Catholics promoting a personal relationship with Jesus, in contrast to communal Vatican II-oriented Catholicism. Uses field data from the Archdiocese of Detroit.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Discourse; Individualism; Social movement; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Emerging Evangelicals: Faith, Modernity, and the Desire for Authenticity.
    Bielo, James S. (2011)
    New York: New York University Press.

    2007-10 ethnography of progressive (on some issues) & anti-materialist Evangelicals in Lansing, Michigan and southwestern Ohio.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; United States, Ohio, Cincinnati; Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States, Ohio, Dayton; United States, Michigan, Lansing; Emerging church
  • Congregational responses to growing urban diversity in a white ethnic denomination.
    Dougherty, Kevin D., and Mark T. Mulder (2009)
    Social Problems 56:2: 335-356.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Grand Rapids; Urban; Succession (urban ecology); Ethnic; Ecology; Christian Reformed Church; Diversity
  • Words upon the Word: An Ethnography of Evangelical Group Bible Study.
    Bielo, James S. (2009)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Studies 19 groups in Lansing, Michigan.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; United States, Michigan, Lansing; Bible study group; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Textual ideology, textual practice. Evangelical Bible reading in group study.
    Bielo, James S. (2009)
    In James S. Bielo (ed.) The Social Life of Scriptures. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Biblicism. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 157-175.

    Based on observation of a Lutheran-Missouri Synod Bible study group of men in Lansing, Michigan. The group's textual ideology held the bible to be authoritative, relevant to daily life, & and with texts to be read in the context of the whole Bible.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; United States, Michigan, Lansing; Bible study group
  • Displays of Faith: Material/Visual Versus Cognitive/Verbal.
    McCallion, Michael J. (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 49:4: 427-437.

    Based on 2000 Detroit survey data from congregations; Catholics physically display their religion more than do others.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Material culture; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • God and Gaming. Community Conflict over a Proposed Indian Casino in West Michigan.
    Penning, James M., and Andrew Storteboom (2007)
    In Paul A. Djupe and Laura R. Olson (eds.) Religious Interests in Community Conflict. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 17-49.

    Based on news reports, interviews, & a questionnaire survey of clergy concerning a 1999-2004 controversy. Clergy & congregations were opposed to a proposed casino.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; United States, Michigan, Allegan County; Gambling
  • The Jewish Community Study of Detroit.
    Sheskin, Ira M. (2007)
    Bloomfield Hills, Michigan: Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Jewish, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Transforming Catholicism: Liturgical Change in the Vatican II Church.
    Maines, David R., and Michael J. McCallion (2007)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Change; Catholic, U.S.A.; New class; Ritual; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Second-generation Muslim Immigrants in Detroit Mosques: The Second Generation's Search for Their Place and Identity in the American Mosque.
    Bagby, Ihsan (2006)
    In J.L. Heft (ed.) Passing on the Faith: Transforming Traditions for the Next Generation of Jews, Christians, and Muslims. New York: Fordham University Press, pp. 218-246.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Identity; Generations; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Speaking in Tongues: A Dialectic of Faith and Practice.
    Wright, Bonnie, and Anne Warfield Rawls (2006)
    In Warren S. Goldstein (ed.) Marx, Critical Theory, and Religion. A Critique of Rational Choice. Leiden: Brill, pp. 249-284.

    Examines 4 instances of glossalalia, praise, & prophecy that were seen as disruptive & were not accepted, despite being consitent with belief.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Belief; Ethnomethodology; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Participant observation
  • 'Discerning the Spirit' in the Context of Racial Integrtion and Conflict in Two Assemblies of God Churches.
    Wright, Bonnie (2005)
    Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior 35:4: 413-435.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Glossolalia; Mobility (vertical); African Americans; Race; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.
  • An Exception to the Exception: Second-Generation Korean American Church Participation.
    Kim, Henry H., and Ralph E. Pyle (2004)
    Social Compass 51:3: 321-333.

    2nd generation Korean Americans are relatively religiously inactive & leave their parents' immigrant churches. Reports participant observation data in a 2nd generation Korean American congregation. Close family ties & ethnic identity evident.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Ann Arbor; Participant observation; Generations; Korean Americans
  • Evidence of and Speculations on Catholic de Facto Congregationalism.
    Maines, David R., and Michael J. McCallion (2004)
    Review of Religious Research 46:1: 92-101.

    Demonstrates the extent to which Catholics in the Archdiocese of Detroit select parishes by worship style & other congregation-level factors rather than propinquity.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Parish
  • Religious Protest and Economic Conflict: Possibilities and Constraints on Religious Resource Mobilization and Coalitions in Detroit's Newspaper Strike.
    Mirola, William A. (2003)
    Sociology of Religion 64:4: 443-461.

    Examines the role of religion as a resource for mobilization in a newspaper strike.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Labor; Resource mobilization; Social movement
  • On the Reproduction of Segmentation: Divergences in Catholic Church Professional and Laity View of Church Size.
    McCallion, Michael J., and David R. Maines (2003)
    Review of Religious Research 45:1: 59-67.

    Compares 1998 Detroit lay Catholic questionnaire data & 2000 American bishops' & officials' survey data; the latter would address the priest shortage by building larger churches.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Experiencing God: An Ethnography of Pentecostal Worship, Race, and Place.
    Wright, Bonnie (2003)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Wayne State University.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Race; United States, Michigan, Detroit; African Americans; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.
  • The Influence of Early Life Course Religious Exposure on Young Adults' Dispositions toward Childbearing.
    Pearce, Lisa D. (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:2: 325-340.

    Analyzes 1962-80 panel data from the Detroit metropolitan area; Catholic mothers increased their young adult children's religiosity & idealized family size.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Catholic, U.S.A.; Socialization; Family size
  • Religion and the Process of Forgiveness in Late Life.
    Krause, Neal, and Berit Ingersoll-Dayton (2001)
    Review of Religious Research 42:3: 252-276.

    Based on 129 in-depth interviews; focuses on forgiving others.

    Associated Search Terms: Forgiveness; Gerontology; United States, Michigan, Washtenaw County
  • Religious Involvement, Stress, and Mental Health: Findings from the 1995 Detroit Area Study.
    Ellison, Christopher G., Jason D. Boardman, David R. Williams, and James S. Jackson (2001)
    Social Forces 80:1: 215-249.

    Telephone interview data from the 1995 Detroit Area Study: religious attendance predicts well-being positively & distress negatively; prayer weakly predicts well-being negatively & distress positively; afterlife belief predicts well-being positively.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Well-being; Practice; Prayer; Belief; Distress; Afterlife
  • The Impact of Family Religious Life on the Quality of Mother-child Relations.
    Pearce, Lisa D., and William G. Axinn (1998)
    American Sociological Review 63:6: 810-828.

    Analyzes 1962-85 panel interview data from mothers in the Detroit metropoltian area & their children. Mothers' attendance predicted their view but not the children's view of mother/child relationships. Salience enhances both.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Dimensions of religiosity; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Practice; Salience
  • Language, Charisma, and Creativity: The Ritual Life of a Religious Movement.
    Csordas, Thomas J. (1997)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Ann Arbor; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Charisma; Ritual
  • Without Forgetting the Imam: Lebanese Shi'ism in an American Community.
    Walbridge, Linda S. (1997)
    Detroit, Michigan: Wayne state University Press.

    Ethnography of Shi'ite Lebanese in East Dearborn.

    Associated Search Terms: Lebanese Americans; Shi'ite, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Participant observation; United States, Michigan, East Dearborn
  • Michigan: Veering to the Right.
    Smidt, Corwin E., and James M. Penning (1995)
    In Mark J. Rozell and Clyde Wilcox (eds.) God at the Grass Roots. The Christian Right in the 1994 Elections. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 147-168.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Reciprocal Effects of Religiosity, Cohabitation, and Marriage.
    Thornton, Arland, William G. Axinn, and Daniel H. Hill (1992)
    American Journal of Sociology 98:3: 628-651.

    Based on a 1963-85 panel study of mothers in the Detroit area; shows cohabitation lessening religiosity & marriage increasing it.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Marriage
  • Immanence and Transcendence: The Relationship between Patterns of Family Decision Making and Fertility among Catholics and Protestants.
    Liao, Tim Futing (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:1: 49-62.

    Analyzes 1978 interview data from white Detroit Protestant & Catholic women; joint family decision making, not religion, reduced higher fertility.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Swanson, Guy E.; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Family; Women; Fertility
  • Religious Self-identifications and Support for Robertson: An Analysis of Delegates to the 1988 Michigan Republican State Convention.
    Smidt, Corwin E., and James M. Penning (1991)
    Review of Religious Research 32:4: 321-336.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan
  • Our Lady of Royal Oak: The Natural History of an Expressive Crowd.
    Duggan, Thomas J. (1990)
    Sociological Analysis 51:1: 83-89.

    Based on 1984 observations of a non-denominational social phenomenon near Detroit, Michigan.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Royal Oak; Visions; Collective behavior; Marian
  • Religious Participation and Adolescent Sexual Behavior and Attitudes.
    Thornton, Arland, and Donald Camburn (1989)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 51:3: 641-653.

    Analyzes 1980 interview data from people born in the Detroit area in 1961; shows sexual activity affecting religious participation, & vice-versa.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Adolescents; Sexual attitudes; Sexual activity; Religiosity
  • Adolescent Religiosity and Contraceptive Usage.
    Studer, Marlena, and Arland Thornton (1987)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 49: 117-128. Comment by Laurence L. Shornack and Fasihuddin Ahmed 51 (1989): 1983-1085. Reply by Studer and Thornton 51: 1085-1089.

    Analyzes 1980 interview data from women born in the Detroit area in 1961; religiosity varies inversely with sexual activity among unmarrieds, & inversely with contraceptive use among the sexually active.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual activity; Birth control; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Religion and Parental Child-rearing Orientations: Evidence of a Catholic-Protestant Convergence.
    Alwin, Duane F. (1986)
    American Journal of Sociology 92:2: 412-440.

    1958-83 data from the Detroit & 1973-84 National Opinion Research Center data show fewer differences in Protestant vs. Catholic parental values (e.g., autonomy, obedience), & differences within denominations reflecting forms of religious participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Family; Protestant, U.S.A.; Socialization
  • Changes in Religious Communalism Desired by Protestants and Catholics.
    McRae, James A. (1983)
    Social Forces 61:3: 709-730.

    Analyzes 1958 & '71 Detroit area Study data; shows an increased preference by Protestants & Catholics for religious exogamy & for friends of different religions.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Communality; Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Social distance
  • The Influence of the Religious Factor on Civil and Sacred Tolerance, 1958-71.
    Steiber, Steven R. (1980)
    Social Forces 58;3: 811-832.

    Analyzes 1958 & '71 Detroit data.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Belief in the Right to Question Church Teachings, 1958-71.
    Koller, Douglas B. (1979)
    Social Froces 58:1: 290-304.

    Finds a pronounced increase among Detroit Catholics in belief in a right to question church teachings. The magnitude of the change was inversely related to age & directly related to education & attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Authority; Change; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Social Change and Commitment to the Work Ethic.
    Blackwood, Larry (1979)
    In Robert Wuthnow (ed.), The Religious Dimensions. New Directions in Quantitative Research. New York: Academic Press, pp. 241-256.

    Analyzes 1958 & '71 Detroit Area Study data; shows Protestant vs. Catholic identity having little relation to commitment to the work ethic.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Asceticism; Catholic, U.S.A.; Economic
  • Our Way, Family, Parish, and Neighborhood in a Polish-American Community.
    Wrobel, Paul (1979)
    Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press.

    Based on early 1970s field work in Detroit.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Catholic, U.S.A.; Polish Americans; Participant observation; Parish
  • The Stability of Religious Differences in Primary Group Attitudes and Behaviors.
    McRae, James A. (1979)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Arizona. [DA 40:6 A, p. 3543]

    Analyzes 1950s & '71 Detroit Area Study data; compares Protestant & Catholic views & practices regarding primary groups & social distance between 2 religious groupings.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Primary group; Social distance; Marriage; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Authority, Conflict and Integration: The Catholic Charismatic Renewal Movement and the Roman Catholic Church.
    Scorsone, Suzanne Rozell (1979)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Toronto. [DA 40:12 A, p. 6338]

    Compares the Community of God's Love (Rutherford, N.J.) & the World of community (Ann Arbor, MI). The latter was in conflict with church authority; its Toronto branch had minimal influence.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Toronto; United States, Michigan, Ann Arbor; United States, New Jersey, Rutherford; Pentecostal, Catholic, Canada; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Religious and Political Fundamentalism: The Link Between Alienation and Ideology.
    Hendricks, John Stephen (1977)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Michigan. [DA 38:11 A, p. 6909]

    1974 data from Michigan members of 5 fundamentalist denominations; lower class focused on individual relationship to Jesus & rejected other Christianities; the ideologically informed opposed the social gospel; the most committed were politically inactive.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan
  • The Adolescent and his Religion: Beliefs in Transition, 1970-1973.
    Zaenglein, Mary M., Arthur M. Vener, and Cyrus S. Stewart (1975)
    Review of Religious Research 17: 51-60.

    Analyzes 1970 & '73 questionnaire data from junior high & high school students (grades 8-12) in a west shore Michigan community; shows an increase in orthodoxy.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Students, secondary
  • The Maintenance of Enthusiasm: Involvement in a New Religious Movement.
    Harrison, Michael I. (1975)
    Sociological Analysis 36:2: 150-160.

    Analyzes 1969 questionnaire data from prayer groups in Ann Arbor, East Lansing, & Flint, & participant observation in Ann Arbor.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Ann Arbor; United States, Michigan, East Lansing; United States, Michigan, Flint; Participant observation
  • Residence, Moral Traditionalism, and Tolerance of Atheists.
    Whitt, Hugh P., and Hart M. Nelsen (1975)
    Social Forces 54:2: 328-340.

    Analyzes 1958 interview data from native-born white Protestants in the Detroit area & from a general household survey in Southern Appalachia. Tolerating atheists varied with environmental factors.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; Urban/rural; United States, Appalachia; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Tolerance
  • Sources of Recruitment to Catholic Pentecostalism.
    Harrison, Michael I. (1974)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 13:1: 49-64.

    Analyzes 1969 survey data from prayer groups in Ann Arbor, East Lansing, & Flint. People were drawn to the movement if personally exposed to it, shared its problem-solving perspective, had few competing obligations, & had social relationships within it.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Flint; United States, Michigan, East Lansing; Conversion; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Preparation for Life in the Spirit: The Process of Initial Commitment to a Religious Movement.
    Harrison, Michael I. (1974)
    Urban Life and Culture 2:4: 387-414.

    Based on observation in Ann Arbor, Michigan, a 1969 questionnaire, interviews, & an analysis of primary literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Ann Arbor; Participant observation
  • Formal Organization and Charisma in a Catholic Pentecostal Community.
    Keane, Roberta C. (1974)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Michigan. [DA 35:11 A, p. 7406]

    1967-72 observation of the routinization of charisma & development of oligarchy in a charismatic community in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Ann Arbor; Charisma; Elite
  • Traditional and Nationalist Identity in a Christian Arab Community.
    Sengstock, Mary C. (1974)
    Sociological Analysis 35:3: 201-210.

    Analyzes religious & nationalist identity of Chaldean Iraqis in Detroit; the earlier immigrants' nationalism persisted; recent ones' was greater due to a greater prior participation in a modern Iraq.

    Associated Search Terms: Iraqi Americans; Urban; Nationalism; Melkite Catholic; Assimilation; Migrant; Catholic, Melkite, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Clergy Abortion Brokers: A Transactional Analysis of Social Movement Development.
    Davis, Nanette J. (1973)
    Sociological Focus 6:4: 87-109.

    Based on interviews from 29 clergy participants in Michigan abortion referral agencies, as well as observation & questionnaires; an amorphous movement developed structures after achieving legitimacy.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Clergy; Social movement; United States, Michigan
  • Religion and the Migrant in the City: A Test of Holt's Culture Shock Thesis.
    Nelsen, Hart M., and Hugh P. Whitt (1972)
    Social Forces 50: 379-384.

    Analyzes 1958 interview data from south Appalachia & Detroit; shows urban Appalachians no more religious than people back in Appalachia.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Migrant; Culture shock; United States, Appalachia; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • The Organization of Commitment in the Catholic Pentecostal Movement.
    Harrison, Michael I. (1971)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Michigan. [DA 33:5 A, p. 2513]

    Uses 1969 data from questionnaires, observation, interviews, & documents; compares with a University of Michigan Catholic student sample. Focuses on engendering subjective commitment & behavioral personal investment.

    Associated Search Terms: Commitment; Students, undergraduate; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Status Inconsistency and Ethnoreligious Membership as Determinants of Social Participation and Political Attitudes.
    Laumann, Edward O., and David R. Segal (1971)
    American Journal of Sociology 77:1: 36-61.

    Analyzes 1966 interview data from native born whites in the Detroit area; attributes political identities to subcultures rather than status inconsistency.

    Associated Search Terms: Subculture; Social participation; Status discrepancy; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Politics, U.S.A.
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