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  • The Eastern Church in the Spiritual Marketplace: American Conversions to Orthodox Christianity.
    Slagle, Amy (2011)
    DeKalb, Illinois: Northern Illinois Univrsity Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh; United States, Mississippi, Jackson; Participant observation; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Market model; Conversion
  • A Simple Plan, a Simple Faith: Chaplains and Lay Ministers in Mississippi Prisons.
    Kerley, Kent R., Todd L. Matthews, and Jessica Shoemaker (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 51:1: 87-103.

    Based on interviews with Mississippi prison chaplains & lay volunteers in prison ministry; goals are not denominational.

    Associated Search Terms: Penology; Prison chaplain; United States, Mississippi
  • Charitable Choice: Religion, Race, and Poverty in the Post-Welfare Era.
    Bartkowski, John P., and Helen A. Regis (2003)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based on a limited number of interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; United States, Mississippi; Charities
  • Religious Organizations, Anti-poverty Relief, and Charitable Choice: A Feasibility Study of Faith-based Welfare Reform in Mississippi.
    Bartkowski, John P., and Helen A. Regis (2003)
    In Mark A. Abramson and Ann M. Kieffaber (eds.) New Ways of Doing Business. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 163-215.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Mississippi; Social services
  • Faith, hope, and Charitable Choice: Pastoral narratives of faith-based welfare reform in rural Mississippi.
    Bartkowski, John P., and Helen A. Regis (2002)
    Southern Rural Sociology 18:1: 222-258.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Rural; Social services; United States, Mississippi; Clergy
  • Power and Paradox in an African American Congregation.
    Toth, John F., Jr. (1999)
    Review of Religious Research 40:3: 213-229.

    Based on 1993 participant observation & interviews; power was often a result of the larger church polity rather than the desires of local holders of power.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Mississippi; Rural; Parish; Power; African Americans; United Methodist
  • Social Participation and Subjective Role Definition among Mississippi Ministers.
    Lehman, Edward C., Jr. (1963)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Mississippi State University.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Social participation; Clergy; United States, Mississippi
  • Mississippi Churches: A Half Century of Change./Mississippi Churches.
    Kaufman, Harold F., Lucy W. Cole, David D. Franks, and Mary B. Whitmarsh (1959)
    Mississippi Quarterly 12:3./Starkville: Mississippi State University, Social science Research Center, Bulletin 12, 1959.

    Census of predominantly white churches in Mississippi. Counties that have stable populations tended to have higher church membership rates.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Mississippi; Mobility (geographical)
  • The Role of Baptists in Higher Education in Mississippi.
    Tolbert, Charles Madden (1954)
    Unpublished M.A. Thesis, University of North Carolina.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Baptist, U.S.A.; United States, Mississippi
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