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  • 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
  • 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: Labor; Community study; United States, North Carolina, Gastonia; Economic; Change
  • 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    Unpublished Ph.D..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; United States, North Carolina, Gastonia; Typology
  • 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: Labor; Stratification; United States, North Carolina, Gastonia; Community study
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