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  • "I was a Muslim, but now I am a Christian": Preaching, legitimation, and identity management in a southern Evangelical church.
    Marti, Gerardo (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 250-270.

    Based on 2012-13 participant observation in a Charlotte Evangelical church. Case study of a convert immigrant pastor who contends with his minority status through his homilies.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Discourse; Race; Participant observation; Legitimation; Homily; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Case study; United States, North Carolina, Charlotte
  • Overcoming the challenges of pastoral work? Peer support groups and psychological distress among United Methodist Church clergy.
    Miles, Andrew, and Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:2: 199-226.

    Based on 2008 focus group data & 2008-10 survey data--all from United Methodist clergy in North Carolina. Not all participants in peer support group session benefited from them.

    Associated Search Terms: Peer support groups; United States, North Carolina; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Stress; Clergy; Focus group
  • Are Rural Clergy Worse Off? An Examination of Occupational Conditions and Pastoral Experiences in a Sample of United Methodist Clergy.
    Miles, Andrew, and Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:1: 23-45.

    Analyzes 2008 survey data from United Methodist clergy in North Carolina; the introduction of statistical controls leaves little difference in stress between urban & rural pastoral work.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, North Carolina; Clergy; Urban/rural; Clergy role; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Rural; Stress
  • Building Bridges and Bonds: Generating Social Capital in Secular and Faith-based Poverty-to-work Programs.
    Lockhart, William H. (2005)
    Sociology of Religion 66:1: 45-60.

    Based on interviews & observation at poverty-to-work programs in Raleigh, North Carolina, & Richmond, Virginia; faith-based social services add congregation-based social bonds to other kinds of social capital.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, North Carolina, Raleigh; United States, Virginia, Richmond; Social capital; Social services
  • Between Sundays: Black Women and Everyday Struggles of Faith.
    Frederick, Marla F. (2003)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Participant observation; United States, North Carolina, Halifax County; Rural; African Americans
  • Economic Security and Muslim Identity: A Study of the Immigrant Community in Durham, North Carolina.
    Goldwasser, Elise (1998)
    In Yvonne Y. Haddad and John Esposito (eds.) Muslims on the Americanization Path? New York: Oxford Univrsity Press, pp. 301-316.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Identity; Islam, U.S.A.; Migrant; United States, North Carolina, Durham
  • Rastafari Perceptions of Self and Symbolism.
    VanDeBerg, William R. (1998)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) New Trends and Developments in African Religions. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, pp. 159-175.

    Based on 1995-96 interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Rastafarian, U.S.A.; Identity; United States, North Carolina, Winston-Salem
  • Religion and Subjective Health among Black and White Elders.
    Musick, Marc A. (1996)
    Journal of Health and Social Behavior 37: 221-237.

    Analyzes longitudinal data from elders in 5 North Carolina counties; religion predicts self health ratings only when physical health is not controlled for.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, North Carolina; Medical; Gerontology
  • Religious Involvement, Social Ties, and Social Support in a Southeastern Community.
    Ellison, Christopher G., and Linda K. George (1994)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 33:1: 46-61.

    Analyzes interview data from Durham, North Carolina & nearby rural areas; shows churchgoers reporting larger social networks & more social support than others.

    Associated Search Terms: Network; Social support; United States, North Carolina, Durham
  • Theology and Religiosity Effects on Environmentalism.
    Woodrum, Eric, and Thomas Hoban (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 35:3: 193-206.

    Analyzes 1988 telephone interview data from North Carolina; finds religion unrelated to "dominion" views that are related to environmental insensitivity.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Salience; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Practice; United States, North Carolina
  • Reexamination of Religious Influences on Abortion Attitudes.
    Woodrum, Eric, and Beth L. Davison (1992)
    Review of Religious Research 33:3: 229-243.

    Analyzes 1984 questionnaire data from adults in Raleigh, North Carolina; shows conservative church membership & personal piety related to opposition to abortion.

    Associated Search Terms: Devotionalism; Conservative, U.S.A.; Abortion; United States, North Carolina, Raleigh
  • Support for Prayer in School and Creationism.
    Woodrum, Eric, and Thomas Hoban (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:3: 309-321.

    Analyzes 1988 North Carolina telephone survey data on public support for prayer in public schools & creationism.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, North Carolina; Conservative, U.S.A.; Education; Politics, U.S.A.; Salience; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • The Use of Religion and Other Emotion-regulating Coping Stratgies among Older Adults.
    Koenig, Harold G., Linda K. George, and Ilene C. Siegler (1988)
    The Gerontologist 28: 303-310.

    Analyzes open-ended interview data from North Carolina residents aged 55+; religiously coping with stress was frequently mentioned by rich & poor, educated & uneducated.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, North Carolina; Gerontology; Coping; Stress
  • Filled with the "Holy Smoke": Religion and Tobacco in Carolina.
    Ferraro, Kenneth F., and Grier Jewell-Patton (1988)
    Review of Religious Research 30:1: 59-72.

    Analyzes 1984 questionnaire data from a coastal county of North Carolina; shows little impact of Southern Baptist identity on smoking.

    Associated Search Terms: Tobacco; Southern Baptist; United States, North Carolina, New Hanover County
  • Determinants of Moral Attitudes.
    Woodrum, Eric (1988)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 27:4: 553-573.

    Analyzes 1984 interview data from Raleigh, North Carolina, on abortion, pornography, prayer in public schools, homosexuality, & extra-marital sexual relationships.

    Associated Search Terms: Pornography; Prayer in public schools; United States, North Carolina, Raleigh; Sexual activity; Abortion; Homosexuality
  • Moral Conservatism and the 1984 Presidential Election.
    Woodrum, Eric (1988)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 27:2: 192-210.

    Analyzes 1984 survey data from Raleigh, North Carolina; specifies the importance of moral conservatism in electoral preferences.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, North Carolina, Raleigh; Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Moral
  • Civil Religion and other Religious Identities.
    Wimberley, Ronald C., and James A. Christenson (1981)
    Sociological Analysis 42:2: 91-100.

    Analyzes 1975 questionnaire data from a North Carolina sample; civil religion attitude scores vary by denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: Quaker, U.S.A.; Church of God; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity); Lutheran, U.S.A.; Christian, U.S.A.; United States, North Carolina; Civil religion
  • Civil Religion and Church and State.
    Wimberley, Ronald C., and James A. Christenson (1980)
    Sociological Quarterly 21:1: 35-40.

    Factor analysis of 1875 questionnaire data from a North Carolina sample shows civil religion & belief in the separation of church & state were different, co-existing factors.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, North Carolina; Civil religion; Factor analysis; State
  • The Sounds of Silence Revisited.
    Koller, Norman B., and Joseph D. Retzer (1980)
    Sociological Analysis 41:2: 155-161. [Also in Jeffrey K. Hadden and Theodore E. Long (eds.) Religion and Religiosity in America. Studies in Honor of Joseph H. Fichter (New York: Crossroads, 1983), pp. 89-99]

    Analyzes 1978 survey data from Protestant clergy in 2 North Carolina counties; conservatives had become as likely as others to preach on social issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Protestant, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, North Carolina; Preaching; Clergy
  • Civil Religion and the Choice for President: Nixon in '72.
    Wimberley, Ronald C. (1980)
    Social Forces 59:1: 44-61.

    Analyzes 1972 questionnaire data from Raleigh, North Carolina.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, North Carolina, Raleigh
  • Who is Civil Religious?
    Christenson, James A., and Ronald C. Wimberley (1978)
    Sociological Analysis 39:1: 77-83.

    Analyzes 1975 survey data from North Carolina; shows widespread civil religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; United States, North Carolina
  • The Conception of Sectarian Religion: An Effort at Clarification.
    Knudsen, Dean D., John R. Earle, and Donald W. Shriver, Jr. (1978)
    Review of Religious Research 20:1: 44-60.

    Associated Search Terms: Sect; United States, North Carolina, Gastonia
  • Community and Commitment. Religious Plausibility in a Liberal Protestant Church.
    Roof, Wade Clark (1978)
    New York: Elsevier.

    Analyzes 1968 questionnaire data from a sample of North Carolina Episcopal Diocese lay members.

    Associated Search Terms: Episcopal; Dimensions of religiosity; Local/cosmopolitan; Privatization; Secularization; Plausibility; United States, North Carolina
  • Dimensions of Commitment: Generalizing from Religion to Politics.
    Wimberley, Ronald C. (1978)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 17:3: 225-240.

    Factor analysis of questionnaire data from Raleigh, North Carolina; shows parallels between dimensions of religious & political commitment.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, North Carolina, Raleigh; Politics, U.S.A.; Dimensions of religiosity; Factor analysis
  • Religious Involvement, Values, and Social Compassion.
    Christenson, James A. (1976)
    Sociological Analysis 37:3: 218-227.

    Analyzes 1973 questionnaire data from North Carolina household heads; shows no correlation between compassionate political tands & church attendance, but a positive one between them & religious values.

    Associated Search Terms: Values; United States, North Carolina; Altruism; Practice
  • Ministerial Job Satisfaction Scale.
    Glass, J. Conrad, Jr. (1976)
    Review of Religious Research 17:2: 153-157.

    Constructs a scale based on questionnaire data from United Methodist clergy in North Carolina.

    Associated Search Terms: Measurement; Clergy role; United States, North Carolina; United Methodist
  • Spindles and Spires. A Re-study of Religion and Social Change in Gastonia.
    Earle, John R., Dean D. Knudsen, and Donald W. Shriver, Jr. (1976)
    Atlanta: John Knox Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, North Carolina, Gastonia; Economic; Change; Labor; Community study
  • Meher Baba--The Sociology of Religious Conversion.
    McGee, Michael (1976)
    Graduate Journal 9:1/2: 43-71.

    Based on 1967 & later field work in Chapel Hill, North Carolina; reports background & observations.

    Associated Search Terms: Meher Baba; Conversion; United States, North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Testing the Civil Religion Hypothesis.
    Wimberley, Ronald C. (1976)
    Sociological Analysis 37:4: 341-352.

    Factor analysis of questionnaire data from residents of Raleigh, North Carolina; shows civil religion items comprising a distinct factor.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, North Carolina, Raleigh; Factor analysis; Civil religion
  • Religion and Aging in a Longitudinal Panel.
    Blazer, Daniel, and Erdman Palmore (1976)
    The Gerontologist 16:1: 82-84.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from older volunteers in the Durham, North Carolina area; non-organizational religious participation remained stable over time & correlated with subjective well-being.

    Associated Search Terms: Participation; Well-being; Gerontology; United States, North Carolina, Durham
  • Traditional Religion in Contemporary Society: A Theory of Local-cosmopolitan Plausibility.
    Roof, Wade Clark (1976)
    American Sociological Review 41:2: 195-208.

    North Carolina Episcopalian data show the local/cosmopolitan dichotomy explains dimensional religiosity patterns & provides an interpretation of the effects of education & community size.

    Associated Search Terms: Local/cosmopolitan; Episcopal; United States, North Carolina; Dimensions of religiosity; Urban; Education
  • On Conceptualizing Salience in Religious Commitment.
    Roof, Wade Clark, and Richard B. Perkins (1975)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 14:2: 111-128.

    Analyzes 1968 data from North Carolina Episcopalians; supports a linear, additive model of salience in religious commitment rather than a specification model.

    Associated Search Terms: Episcopal; United States, North Carolina; Commitment; Salience
  • Localism and Temperance.
    Wilson, John, and Kenneth Manton (1975)
    Sociology and Social Research 59:2: 121-135.

    Analyzes 1971 questionnaire data from Charlotte, North Carolina, prior to a referendum on liquor laws. Interprets data to show localism, including church attendance, related to opposition to liquor.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Local/cosmopolitan; United States, North Carolina, Charlotte; Practice; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The Effects of Aging on Activities and Attitudes.
    Palmore, Erdman B. (1973)
    In Virginia M. Brantl and Marie Raymond Brown (eds.) Readings in Gerontology. Saint Louis, Missouri: C.V. Mosby, pp. 61-69.

    Analyzes 1955-67 longitudinal interview data from central North Carolina residents; found a religious satisfaction score had almost no correlation with the total satisfaction score at times.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, North Carolina; Gerontology; Well-being
  • The Local-cosmopolitan Orientation and Traditional Religious Commitment.
    Roof, Wade Clark (1972)
    Sociological Analysis 33:1: 1-15.

    The local/cosmopolitan dimension is proposed as a predictor of traditional religiosity. This is tested with data from a sample of Southern Baptists from Chapel Hill and Carrboro, North Carolina.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; United States, North Carolina, Carrboro; United States, North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Southern Baptist; Local/cosmopolitan
  • Premarital Sexual Standards among Church Youth Leaders: An Exploratory Study.
    Glass, J. Conrad, Jr. (1972)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 11:4: 361-367.

    Exploratory study of premarital sexual standards of teenage United Methodist church leaders from eastern North Carolina.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual attitudes; Adolescents; United States, North Carolina; United Methodist
  • Black Conversion to Catholicism; Its Implication for the Negro Church.
    Collins, Daniel F. (1971)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 10:3: 209-219.

    Examines the background & significance of convrsion to Catholicism by southern African Americans; change from communal to individualistic religiosity emerges as a dominant pattern.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Catholic, U.S.A.; African Americans; Conversion; United States, North Carolina, Durham
  • Factors Related to the Congruence and Incongruence of Membership in White Protestant Religious Organizations.
    Boling, T. Edwin (1968)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Ohio State University.

    Uses a church-sect attitude scale to see the effects of congruence & incongruence with organizational membership. Interview data from white church members in Gastonia, North Carolina.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Typology; United States, North Carolina, Gastonia
  • The Structure of Adaptive Sentiments in Lower Class Religious Groups in Appalachia.
    Kaplan, Berton H. (1965)
    Journal of Social Issues 21:1: 126-141.

    Participant observation study of a Free Will Baptist congregation of deprived people in a remote mountain community in western North Carolina; members coped with hardship through religious escapism.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Deprivation; United States, North Carolina; Stratification; Free Will Baptist
  • The Lutheran Church in the Carolinas Sociologically Interpreted.
    Hook, Wade F. (1959)
    Lutheran Quarterly 11: 60-67.

    Interprets 19th-century intra-church separations as constructive conflicts.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; United States, South Carolina; United States, North Carolina; United Lutheran Church in America; Historical
  • A Sociological Analysis of Lay Leadership in the Lutheran Churches of North and South Carolina (United Lutheran Church in America).
    Hook, Wade F. (1957)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Duke University.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, U.S.A.; Historical; United States, North Carolina; United Lutheran Church in America; United States, South Carolina
  • Negro Churches in Southern Community
    Carter, Luther Clyde (1955)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Yale University.

    Typological analysis based on interviews & participant observation in Durham, North Carolina.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Community study; United States, North Carolina, Durham; Typology
  • A Young Men's Christian Association in Raleigh, North Carolina: A Study in Social Stratification.
    Uzzell, Odell (1951)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Ohio State University.

    Associated Search Terms: Y.M.C.A.; United States, North Carolina, Raleigh; Stratification
  • Social Participation among the Older Population in Rural Areas of Wake County, North Carolina.
    Mayo, Selz C. (1951)
    Social Forces 30:1: 53-59.

    Analyzes 1948 interview data from rural North Carolina; shows social participation, mostly in churches, highest at age 59 & declining soon after.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Rural; Social participation; United States, North Carolina, Wake County; Age
  • The Attitudes of the Negro Towards the Church.
    Harrison, Walter Richard (1945)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Cornell University.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; United States, North Carolina, Rowan County
  • Millhands and Preachers. A Study of Gastonia.
    Pope, Liston (1942)
    New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press. (Based on 1941 Yale dissertation)

    Notes that church religiosity was found in the upper class & sect religiosity in the lower. Clergy, who referred workers to employers for jobs, sided with employers during strikes, leaving only fringe sects to side with the workers.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; United States, North Carolina, Gastonia; Community study; Labor
  • The Occupational Distribution of the Jews in North Carolina.
    Levitt, William Haskell (1938)
    Unpublished Master's Thesis, Universty of North Carolina.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Jewish, U.S.A.; United States, North Carolina
  • The Village Church in North Carolina.
    Ledbetter, Margaret M. (1931)
    Unpublished A.M. thesis, Duke Univesity.

    Statistical study of villages of less than 2,500 people.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; United States, North Carolina
  • Daytona: The Changing Status of Religious Conflict.
    Steiner, Jesse Frederick (1928)
    In Jesse F. Steiner (ed.) The American Community in Action. Case Studies of American Communities. New York: Holt, pp. 264-278.

    19th-20th century community study showing conflict of Moravians vs. Methodists subsiding, & being replaced by one of progressives vs. conservatives.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; Conflict; United States, North Carolina; Methodist, U.S.A.; Moravian, U.S.A.; Conservative/liberal; Community study
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