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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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • The Religious Factor in Detroit: Review, Replication, and Reanalysis.
    Schuman, Howard (1971)
    American Sociological Review 36:1: 30-48.

    Analyzes 1966 Detroit Area Study data to test Lenski's finding that religion affected work attitudes & thereby helped establish denominational economic strata.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; Protestant Ethic; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Life with God. Some Variations of Religious Experience in a Modern City.
    Swanson, Guy E. (1971)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 10:3: 169-199.

    Factor analyzes 1959 Detroit Area Study data from white Protestants, African American Protestants, & white Catholics; compensatory & evolutionary predictions were not borne out.

    Associated Search Terms: Deprivation; Evolution, societal; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Experience; Catholic, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; Factor analysis; African Americans
  • Some General Characteristics of the Lebanese Maronite Community in Detroit--a Sociological Investigation.
    Ahdab-Yehia, May (1970)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Wayne State University.

    Associated Search Terms: Lebanese Americans; Catholic, Maronite; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • The Lutheran Ethic: The Impact of Religion on Laymen and Clergy.
    Kersten, Lawrence K. (1970)
    Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Lutheran, U.S.A.
  • Some General Characteristics of the Lebanese Maronite Community in Detroit--A Sociological Investigation.
    Yehia, May Ahdab (1970)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Wayne State University.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Maronite, U.S.A.; Ethnic; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Lebanese Americans
  • Parish Structure and Climate in an Era of Change. A Sociologist's Inquiry.
    Grichting, Wolfgang Leo (1969)
    Washington: C.A.R.A.

    Analyzes data from a 1967 sample of Detroit Archdiocese parishes, subsamples of parishioners & lay leaders.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Parish; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Negro Preachers Take Sides.
    Johnstone, Ronald L. (1969)
    Review of Religious Research 11:1: 81-89. [Also in Hart M. Nelson, Raytha L. Yokley, and Anne K. Nelsen (eds.), The Black Church in America (New York: Basic Books, 1971), pp. 275-286]

    Analyzes interview data from African American clergy in Detroit; describes militant, moderate, & traditionalist types of clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Politics, U.S.A.; African Americans; Activism
  • The Social Structure of Religious and Ethnoreligious Groups in a Metropolitan Community.
    Laumann, Edward O. (1969)
    American Sociological Review 34:2: 182-197.

    Analyzes 1966 interview data from Detroit area native-born white men aged 21-64; focuses on communality among religious-ethnic groupings.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Communality; Ethnic; Churches of Christ, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Jewish, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Stratification; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Urban; Presbyterian, U.S.A.
  • Organizational Structure and Climate: The Case of the Roman Catholic Parish.
    Grichting, Wolfgang Leo (1968)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Michigan. [DA 30:2 A, p. 807]

    Studies 119 parishes in the Archdiocese of Detroit; based on interviews of clergy & questionnaires from a lay sample. Develops a typology of attitudes: traditionalism, activism, revisionism, retreatism.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • On Reporting Rates of Intermarriage.
    Besanceny, Paul H. (1965)
    American Journal of Sociology 70:6: 717-721.

    Methodological observations on the calculation of intermarriage rates, with illustrations from the sociological literature & from 1955, '58, & '59 Detroit Area Study data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Marriage; Methodology
  • Interfaith Marriges of Catholics in the Detroit Area.
    Besanceney, Paul H. (1965)
    Sociological Analysis 26:1: 38-44.

    Analyzes 1955, '58, & '59 Detroit Area Study data & of 1961 Michigan marriage records.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Marriage; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Migrant Status and Church Attendance.
    Jitodai, Ted T. (1964)
    Social Forces 43:2: 241-248.

    Analyzes 1952, '54, '55, & '59 Detroit Area Study interview data from white adults; notes differences in attendance between immigrants from rural & urban places.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Migrant; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Rural; Urban
  • Militant and Conservative Community Leadership among Negro Clergymen.
    Johnstone, Ronald L. (1963)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Michigan. [DA 25:3, p. 2099]

    Analyzes interview data in Detroit; shows a small percentage of African American clergy actively involved in the civil rights movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Civil rights movement; Clergy; African Americans; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Religion and Social Mobility in Industrial Society.
    Weller, Neil J. (1963)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Michigan. [DA 22:1, p. 354]

    Analyzes 1952-58 data from Detroit males; Protestants are more likely than Catholics to attain upper status non-manual occupations, Catholics more likely to have lower status manual occupations.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Protestant, U.S.A.; Mobility (vertical); Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Preferences for Moral Norms in Three Problem Areas.
    Angell, Robert C. (1962)
    American Journal of Sociology 67: 650-660.

    Analysis of 1956 Detroit area interview data, with a focus on the relation of religiosity to prejudice.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Catholic, U.S.A.; Prejudice; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Unbroken Protestant-Catholic Marriages among Whites in the Detroit Area.
    Besanceney, Paul H. (1962)
    American Catholic Sociological eview 23:1: 3-20.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Practice; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Catholic, U.S.A.; Marriage
  • Religious Preference and Worldly Success.
    Mayer, Albert J., and Harry Sharp (1962)
    American Sociological Review 27:2: 218-227.

    Analyzes 1954-59 Detroit area data; shows mainline Protestants' economic achievement greater than that of Catholics, white Baptists, & sect members; that of Jews & Orthodox compared favorably to all others.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Stratification; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Protestant Ethic
  • An Analysis of the Audience of Religious Radio and Television Programs in the Detroit Metropolitan Area.
    Dennis, John L. (1961)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Michigan. [DA 23:1, p. 354]

    Analyzes Detroit Area Study data; shows that broadcast media audiences cross denominational community lines.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Aging and Religion: A Study of Church Attendance in the Detroit Metropolitan Area.
    Orbach, Harold L. (1961)
    Geriatrics 16: 530-540.

    Analyzes 1952-57 Detroit Area Study data; shows no marked relationship between church attendance & age.

    Associated Search Terms: Age; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Gerontology
  • The Religious Factor. A Sociologist's Inquiry.
    Lenski, Gerhard (1961)
    Garden City, New York: Doubleday.

    Analyzes 1958 interview data from the Detroit area.

    Associated Search Terms: Associational; Protestant Ethic; Devotionalism; Associational/communal; Stratification; Marriage; Catholic, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; Communality; Economic; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Social participation
  • Occupational Mobility and Church Participation.
    Curtis, Richard F. (1960)
    Social Forces 38:4: 315-319.

    Analyzes Detroit Area Study 1952, '54, & '55 data; shows vertical mobility inversely related to church membership but positively related to church attendance, for white Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Detroit; Practice; Mobility (vertical); Membership
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