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  • 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
  • Immigrants on the Hill. Italian-Americans in St. Louis, 1882-1982.
    Mormino, Gary Ross (2002)
    Columbia: University of Missouri Press.

    Ch. 6 recounts the establishment & in some cases persistence of ethnic Italian churches in St. Louis, Missouri.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; United States, Missouri, St. Louis; Italian Americans; Community study
  • Language, Gender, and Context in an Immigrant Ministry: New Spaces for the Pastor's Wife.
    Detwiler-Breidenbach, Ann M. (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:4: 455-459. [Also in nancy Nason-Clark and Mary Jo Neitz (eds.) Feminist Narratives and the Sociology of Religion. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, 2001, pp. 115-119]

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy spouses; Migrant; Latino Americans; United States, Missouri, Florence
  • Resiliency Factors Protecting Against Teenage Alcohol Use and Smoking: Influences of Religion, Religious Involvement and Values, and Ethnicity in the Missouri Adolescent Female Twin Study.
    Heath, Andrew C., Pamela A. Madden, Julia D. Grant, T.L. McLaughlin, Alexander A. Todorov, and Kathleen K. Bucholz (1999)
    Twin Research 2: 145-155.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Adolescents; Practice; United States, Missouri; Alcohol; Tobacco
  • Congregational Growth and Decline in Indiana among Five Mainline Denominations.
    Olson, Daniel V.A. (1993)
    In David A. Roozen and C. Kirk Hadaway (eds.) Church & Denominational Growth. Nashville; Abingdon, pp. 208-224.

    Based on 1980-88 data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Indiana; Episcopal; United Methodist; United Church of Christ; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Lutheran, Missouri Synod
  • General and Organizational Elites: The Case of Lutherans in Indiana.
    Mueller, Samuel A. (1991)
    Sociological Focus 24:3: 197-210.

    Ecological analysis of homes of church leaders in the 2 major Lutheran churches in Indiana, & of major Indiana politicians who belong to those churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Elite; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Indiana; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Lutheran, Missouri Synod
  • Musical Pews: Congregational Switching in Springfield, Missouri.
    Brock, Gary L. (1990)
    In Monty L. Lynn and David O. Moberg (eds.), Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 2. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Community study; United States, Missouri, Springfield
  • Familial Influence on Religious Involvement.
    Stott, Gerald N. (1988)
    In Darwin L. Thomas (ed.) The Religion and Family Connection: Social Science Perspectives. Provo, Utah: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, pp. 258-271.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Southern Baptists & Mormons in the St. Louis area.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Missouri, St. Louis; Family; Southern Baptist; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • Interpretation of Changes in the Rural Churches of the Ozarks and Missouri in General.
    Hassinger, Edward W., and J. Kenneth Benson (1978)
    In John D. Photiadis (ed.), Religion in Apalachia. Theological, Social, and Psychological Dimensions and Correlates. Morgantown, West Virginia: Center for Extension and Continuing Education, University of West Virginia, pp. 333-345.

    Reviews 1952 & '67 church data from rural Missouri.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; United States, Missouri
  • Ministers in Rural Churches of Missouri.
    Hassinger, Edward W., J. Kenneth Benson, James H. Dorsett, and John S. Holik (1978)
    In John D. Photiadis (ed.), Religion in Appalachia. Theological, Social, and Pyschological Dimensions and Correlates. Morgantown: Center for Extension and Continuing Education, West Virginia University, pp. 359-393.

    Analyzes interview data from rural Missouri clergy, dating from some time before 1973.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Rural; United States, Missouri; Typology
  • Identifying the Socio-Contextual forms of Religiosity among Urban Ethnic Minority Group Members.
    Kenney, Bradford P., Ronald E. Cromwell, and C. Edwin Vaughan (1977)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 16:3: 237-244.

    Factor analyzes interview data from low-income African American, Mexican American, & white parents of elementary school-age children in Kansas City.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Mexican Americans; United States, Missouri, Kansas City; Factor analysis; Urban; Dimensions of religiosity
  • Vocations and Perceptions.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (1975)
    Sociological Analysis 36:1: 67-72.

    Analyzes 1973 questionnaire data from 8th & 9th grade Catholic male students in central Missouri.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, primary; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Missouri; Vocation; Students, secondary
  • The Prophetic Clergy. Social Activism Among Protestant Ministers.
    Quinley, Harold E. (1974)
    New York: Wiley.

    Analyzes 1968 interview data from Protestant clergy in California.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Missouri Synod; United Methodist; Episcopal; United States, California; Lutheran Church in America; American Lutheran Church; American Baptist; Southern Baptist; Activism; Clergy; Mexican Americans; Labor; Civil rights movement
  • Acolytes' Perceptions and Choice of the Sacerdotal Occupation: A Social Study of Role-Taking.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (1973)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Notre Dame. [DA 34:7 A, p. 4421]

    Analyzes 1973 questionnaire data from 8th & 9th grade Catholic male students in central Missouri.

    Associated Search Terms: Vocation; United States, Missouri; Catholic, U.S.A.; Students, secondary; Students, primary
  • Doctrinal Orthodoxy, Salience, and the Consequential Dimension.
    Gibbs, David R., Samuel A. Mueller, and James R. Wood (1973)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 12:1: 33-52.

    Analyzes 1971 interview data from members of 6 denominations in Indianapolis.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Indiana; United States, Indiana, Indianapolis; Southern Baptist; Disciples of Christ; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; United Methodist; Episcopal; Salience; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Dimensions of religiosity; Consequential dimension; United Church of Christ
  • Social Mobility and Doctrinal Orthodoxy.
    VanRoy, Ralph F., Frank D. Bean, and James R. Wood (1973)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 12:4: 427-439.

    Analyzes interview data from 12 congregations representing 6 denominations in Indianapolis.

    Associated Search Terms: Southern Baptist; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); United States, Indiana, Indianapolis; Disciples of Christ; Episcopal; Methodist, U.S.A.; United Church of Christ; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Mobility (vertical)
  • Organization Set and Resources as Determinants of Formalization in Religious Organization.
    Benson, J. Kenneth, and Edward W. Hassinger (1972)
    Review of Religious Research 14:1: 30-36.

    1967 interview study of 505 churches in rural Missouri; shows church-like denotations to be more likely to use formal programs than were sect-like ones.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; United States, Missouri; Rural; Typology
  • Changes in Program and Suborganization of Rural Churches in Missouri in a Fifteen-year Period.
    Hassinger, Edward W., J. Kenneth Benson, and John S. Holik (1972)
    Rural Sociology 37:3: 428-435.

    From 1952 to 1967, environmental factors induced a slight convergence in program of sect-like & church-like denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; United States, Missouri; Parish; Typology; Rural
  • Wayward Shepherds: Prejudice and the Protestant Clergy.
    Stark, Rodney, Bruce D. Foster, Charles Y. Glock, and Harold E. Quinley (1971)
    New York: Harper & Row.

    Analyzes 1968 survey data from clergy of major Protestant denominations in California.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Prejudice; Belief; United Methodist; United States, California; Lutheran Church in America; Episcopal; United Church of Christ; Southern Baptist; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; American Baptist; American Lutheran Church
  • Changes in the Number of Rural Churches in Missouri, 1952-1967.
    Hassinger, Edward W., and John S. Holik (1970)
    Rural Sociology 35:3: 354-366.

    Traces a slight decline in the number of rural churches in the less sect-like denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; United States, Missouri; Typology
  • Craps and Magic.
    Henslin, James M. (1967)
    American Journal of Sociology 73: 316-330.

    A spin-off report from a participant observation study of St. Louis area cab drivers.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Magic; United States, Missouri, St. Louis
  • Normative Value Differences between Public and Parochial School Adolescents.
    Dougherty, Denis (1965)
    Sociological Analysis 26:2: 96-109.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; United States, Missouri; Students, primary; Students, secondary
  • Religion and Society in Tension.
    Glock, Charles Y., and Rodney Stark (1965)
    Chicago: Rand McNally.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Experience; Politics, Great Britain; Politics, France; Catholic, U.S.A.; Politics, Netherlands; Politics, Colombia; Episcopal; Lutheran, Missouri Synod
  • Social Contexts and Religious Experience.
    Stark, Rodney (1965)
    Review of Religious Research 7:1: 17-28.

    Analyzes 1963 questionnaire data from churched Christians in the San Francisco area; sees much religious experience as norm compliance, not individual psychological effects.

    Associated Search Terms: Episcopal; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Southern Baptist; Catholic, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; American Baptist; Experience; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area
  • An Analysis and Description of Role Expectations for Ministers of the Southern California District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.
    Johnson, Jeff Griffith (1961)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Southern California. [DA 22:12, p. 4431]

    Based on questionnaire data from clergy, parochial school teachers lay leaders, congregation members, & District Committee members in the district.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California; Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Clergy role
  • Variation of Ministerial Roles by Size and Location of Church.
    Plyler, Henry Ellis (1961)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Missouri. [DA 22:8, p. 2904]

    Based on interview data from Methodist clergy in Missouri.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, U.S.A.; Clergy role; United States, Missouri
  • Catholic Voters and the Democratic Party.
    Greer, Scott (1961)
    Public Opinion Quarterly 25:4: 611-625.

    Analyzes 1956-57 survey data from the St. Louis metropolitan area.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Missouri, St. Louis
  • The Church in Rural Missouri. Research Bulletin 633E.
    Hepple, Lawrence M. (1959)
    Columbia, Missouri: Missouri Agricultural Experimentation Station.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; United States, Missouri
  • Spatial and Social Relationships of Rural Churches in Six Selected Areas of Missouri.
    Blume, George T. (1957)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Missouri.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; United States, Missouri; Rural
  • Role Conceptions of Lutheran Ministers in the St. Louis Area.
    Sommerfeld, Richard E. (1957)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Washington University. [DA 17:4, p. 915]

    Analyzes interview data from St. Louis area Missouri Synod Lutheran clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Missouri Synod; Clergy role; United States, Missouri, St. Louis
  • Urban Parishes as Social Areas.
    Curtis, Jack H., Frank Avesing, and Ignatius Klosek (1957)
    American Catholic Sociological Review 18:4: 319-325.

    Uses 1950 St. Louis census tract data corresponding to parish boundaries; parishes crossing tract boundaries were weighted with tract data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Missouri, St. Louis; Parish; Catholic, U.S.A.; Urban; Ecology
  • An Index of Religious Group Action.
    Holik, John S. (1956)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Missouri.

    Constructs an index of the strength or vitality of rural churches in Missouri.

    Associated Search Terms: Methods; United States, Missouri; Rural
  • Some Informal Notes on American Churches and Sects.
    Riesman, David (1955)
    Confluence 4: 127-159.

    Reports notes taken during 1953 participant observation in various Kansas City churches, reflecting the "flavor" of American religions.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Missouri, Kansas City; Participant observation
  • Residential Propinquity and Mate Selection on a Parish Basis.
    Schnepp, Gerald J., and L.A. Roberts (1952)
    American Journal of Sociology 58: 45-50.

    Analyzes 1948-50 data from a parish in St. Louis.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Missouri, St. Louis; Marriage
  • An Analysis of Types of Protestant Negro Churches in St. Louis Based upon Internal Characteristics of the Churches and the Relationship to Socio-economic Factors of their Communities.
    Pohlmann, Vernon Christ (1948)
    Unpublished M.A. Thesis Washington University.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; African Americans; United States, Missouri, St. Louis
  • The Relationship of Church Progress in Missouri Synod Lutheran Churches of the St. Louis Metropolitan District to the Status of the Communities in Which They are Located.
    Lang, Marcus Titus (1946)
    Unpublished M.A. Thesis Washington University.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Missouri Synod; United States, Missouri, St. Louis; Parish
  • Social Attitudes of Catholic High School Seniors.
    Mihanovich, Clement, and Eugene W. Janson (1946)
    American Catholic Sociological Review 7:3: 170-173.

    Analyzes 1945 questionnaire data from seniors in 13 Catholic high schools in St. Louis, on social & moral issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Moral; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Missouri, St. Louis
  • A Study of Congregational Churches in St. Louis and St. Louis County in Relationship [to Socio-Economic Factors in their Immediate Vicinities].
    Hornbuckle, Kenneth Gale (1943)
    Unpublished M.A. Thesis Washington University.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Congregational, U.S.A.; United States, Missouri, St. Louis
  • The St. Louis Church Survey. A Religious Investigation with a Social Background.
    Douglass, Harlan Paul (1924)
    New York: George H. Doran.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Missouri, St. Louis
  • The United Order among the Mormons, Missouri Phase: An Unfinished Experiment in Economic Organization.
    Geddes, Joseph Archer (1922)
    Ph.D. dissertation, Columbia University. [Salt Lake City, Utah: Desert News Press, 1924]

    Analyzes the semi-collectivist economic plan of the Mormons attempted in the 1830s in Independence, Missouri.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Missouri, Independence; Historical; Mormon; Economic
  • Rural Church Survey of Boone County, Missouri.
    Melvin, Bruce Lee (1917)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Missouri--Columbia.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; United States, Missouri, Boone County
  • An Investigation of the Country Church in Missouri.
    Zumbrunnen, Albert Clay (1909)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Missouri.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Missouri; Rural
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