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  • The space between: Exploring how religious leaders reconcile religion and politics.
    Edwards, Korie L. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 271-187.

    Based on interviews with African American religious leaders, mostly clergy, in Ohio. They reconciled their support for president Obama & opposition to his acceptance of same-sex marriage through compartmentalization ("sequestration"), issue minimization, & selective denial.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Clergy; Cognitive dissonance; Homosexuality; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Ohio
  • Renegade Amish. Beard Cutting, Hate Crimes, and the Trial of the Bergholz Barbers.
    Kraybill, Donald B. (2014)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Narrates the attack & subsequent trial of a cult from the margins of the Amish community, whose members seized Amish critics and forcibly cut their hair & beards. "Cult" is used to refer to an isolated community dominated by an abusive leader.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio, Bergholz; Criminology; Cult; Amish, U.S.A.; Conflict; Violence
  • Emerging Evangelicals: Faith, Modernity, and the Desire for Authenticity.
    Bielo, James S. (2011)
    New York: New York University Press.

    2007-10 ethnography of progressive (on some issues) & anti-materialist Evangelicals in Lansing, Michigan and southwestern Ohio.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; United States, Ohio, Cincinnati; Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States, Ohio, Dayton; United States, Michigan, Lansing; Emerging church
  • An Amish Paradox: Diversity and Change in the World's Largest Amish Community.
    Hurst, Charles E., and David L. McConnell (2010)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Amish, U.S.A.; United States, Ohio, Holmes County
  • Intra-organizational Constraints on Churches' Public Witness.
    Neiheisel, Jacob R., and Paul A. Djupe (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:3: 427-441.

    Based on a survey of Columbus, Ohio, Protestant clergy; congregation & denomination conflict & other internal situations affect public statements by clergy on public issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; United States, Ohio, Columbus; Conflict; Activism; Homosexuality
  • From Riots to Reconciliation. The Religious Interests Involved in Healing Cincinnati after Racial Unrest.
    Sokhey, Anand Edward (2007)
    In Paul A. Djupe and Laura R. Olson (eds.) Religious Interests in Community Conflict. Beyond the Culture Wars. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 197-227.

    Utilizes a 2002-03 survey of religious leaders amidst unrest in Cincinnati over a racial incident.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Race; United States, Ohio, Cincinnati
  • Clergy and Controversy. A Study of Clergy and Gay Rights in Columbus, Ohio.
    Djupe, Paul A., Jacob R. Neiheisel, and Anand Edward Sokhey (2007)
    In Paul A. Djupe and Laura R. Olson (eds.) Religious Interests in Community Confict. Beyond the Culture Wars. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 73-100.

    Examines a successful campaign to ban same-sex marriages in Ohio (2004); focuses on Columbus clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Homosexuality; Activism; United States, Ohio, Columbus; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Downtown Metropolitan Churches: Ecological Situation and Response.
    Form, William, and Joshua Dubrow (2005)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 44:3: 271-290.

    Examines the growth, stabilization, retraction, & restabilization of downtown churches in Columbus, Ohio, over 150 years. Notes a change from neighborhood to niche churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; United States, Ohio, Columbus; Ecology; Urban
  • Calvinists Incorporated: Welsh Immigrants on Ohio's Industrial Frontier.
    Knowles, Anne Kelly (1997)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Protestant Ethic; United States, Ohio; Welch Americans
  • The Disenchantment of American Catholicism: Profiles of Active Catholics in a Changing Church.
    Schmitz, Robert E. (1995)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Columbia University. [DA 56:1 A, p. 227]

    Based on life histories of active Catholics in Cincinnati; those rejecting change looked to childhood authority.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Ohio, Cincinnati; God, image of; Time
  • Relationship of Parish Characteristics to Sunday Giving among Catholics in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.
    Rexhausen, Jeff, and Michael J. Cieslak (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 36:2: 218-229.

    Analyzes 1991 data on Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati parishes; church attendance is important, as is parish size in rural settings.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban/rural; Congregation size; Contributions; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Ohio, Cincinnati
  • Women and the Charismatic Community: Defining the Attraction.
    Wright, Sue Marie (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:S: S35-S49. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Gender and Religion. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transction, 1994, pp. 143-157]

    Compares 6 American charisma-based communal groups, their stages of development, & the roles of women in them at the different stages.

    Associated Search Terms: Brotherhood of the New Life; Publick Universal Friendīs Community; Historical; United States, Ohio, Zoar; Separatist Society at Zoar, Ohio; United States, Texas, Belton; Womenīs Commonwealth; Keilite communities; Women; Theosophy; Commune; Oneida
  • The Effects of Prayer and Prayer Experiences on Measures of Well-being.
    Poloma, Margaret M., and Brian F. Pendleton (1991)
    Journal of Psychology and Theology 19:1: 71-83.

    Analyzes 1985 telephone survey data from the Akron, Ohio, area; shows frequency of prayer unrelated to perceived well-being but prayer experiences correlated with it.

    Associated Search Terms: Well-being; Prayer; United States, Ohio, Akron
  • A Comparison of Christian Science and Mainline Christian Healing Ideologies and Practices.
    Poloma, Margaret M. (1991)
    Review of Religious Research 32;4: 337-350.

    Secondary analysis of telephone survey data in Akron, Ohio, & of Akron Christian Scientists.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio, Akron; Christian Science; Medical; Healing
  • Religiosity and Well-Being: Explaining Neglected Dimensions of Quality of Life Research.
    Poloma, Margaret M., and Brian F. Pendleton (1991)
    Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Analyzes 1985 telephone survey data from adults in the Akron, Ohio, area.

    Associated Search Terms: Well-being; Religiosity; United States, Ohio, Akron; Quality of life
  • From Sex Differences to Gender Role Beliefs: Exploring Effects on Six Dimensions of Religiosity.
    Feltey, Kathryn M., and Margaret M. Poloma (1991)
    Sex Roles 25: 181-193.

    Analyzes 1988 Akron Area Survey data; sex role ideology rather than sex is related to religiosity, except for level of religious intimacy, where sex is a stronger predictor.

    Associated Search Terms: Dimensions of religiosity; Women; Sex role; United States, Ohio, Akron
  • Exploring Types of Prayer and Quality of Life: A Research Note.
    Poloma, Margaret M., and Brian F. Pendleton (1989)
    Review of Religious Research 31:1: 46-53.

    Analyzes 1985 telephone interview data from the Akron, Ohio, area.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio, Akron; Well-being; Prayer
  • Are There Two Catholicisms?
    Johnson, Byron R., Dennis M. Doyle, and Michael H. Barnes (1989)
    Sociological Analysis 49;4: 430-439.

    Compares beliefs of professional Catholic theologians in North America with those of parishioners in Dayton, Ohio; there were differences, but not a polarization.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Theologian; Catholic, North America; United States, Ohio, Dayton
  • Preaching to the Converted: Conversion Language and the Constitution of the TV Evangelical Community.
    Wright, Chris (1989)
    Sociological Review 37:4: 733-760.

    Based on 90 hours of an Ohio independent Christian television station's broadcasts; shows conversion language is used for legitimative purposes & creating a moral community.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; Preaching; Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States, Ohio
  • Steeples and Stacks: Religion and Steel Crisis in Youngstown.
    Fuechtmann, Thomas G. (1989)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Economic; United States, Ohio, Youngstown; Social movement
  • Seeing the Connection: Religion and Politics in the Ohio Moral Majority.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1988)
    Review of Religious Research 30:1: 47-58.

    Analyzes 1982 survey data from the Ohio Moral Majority; focuses on connecting religious & political beliefs.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; United States, Ohio
  • The Effect of Latent Racist, Ethnic and Sexual Biases on Placement.
    Schreckengost, George E. (1987)
    Review of Religious Research 28:4: 351-366.

    Factor analysis of 1983 survey data from pastors & laity in the United Methodist East Ohio Conference; the factors predict little of the variation of acceptance of female or minority pastors. Pastors underestimate lay acceptance.

    Associated Search Terms: Factor analysis; United Methodist; United States, Ohio; Prejudice
  • The Future of Catholic Leadership. Responses to the Priest Shortage.
    Hoge, Dean R. (1987)
    Kansas City: Sheed & Ward.

    Analyzes 1985 questionnaire data from Catholic college students, adult Catholics, & priests in the United States.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; United States, Maryland, Baltimore; United States, Ohio, Cincinnati; Clergy role; Students, undergraduate; Vocation; Deacon; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Oregon, Portland; United States, Oregon; Lay minister
  • America's Radical Right Revisited. A Comparison of the Activists in Christian Right Organizations from the 1960s and the 1980s.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1987)
    Sociological Analysis 48:1: 46-57.

    Shows the 1980s Ohio Moral Majority resembling comparable 1960s organizations; activists in both are high socio-economic status Republicans.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio; Politics, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; Christian Anti-Communism Crusade
  • Religious Orientations and Political Attitudes; Variations within the New Christian Right.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1987)
    American Politics Quarterly 15: 274-296.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from members of the Ohio Moral Majority as well as 1980 National Election Survey data; shows religious variations within the Moral Majority affect varying political attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; United States, Ohio
  • Religious Attitudes and anti-Feminism: An Analysis of the Ohio Moral Majority.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1987)
    Women & Politics 7:2: 59-78.

    Analyzes 1982 questionnaire data from Ohio Moral Majority members; the perceived relevance of beliefs to politics & fundamentalist identity were related to political stances.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Women; United States, Ohio
  • Evangelicals and Fundamentalists in the new Christian Right: Religious Differences in the Ohio Moral Majority.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1986)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 25:3: 355-363.

    Analyzes 1982 survey data from the Ohio Moral Majority; fundamentalists are likelier than evangelicals to be consistently conservative & to connect religious & political beliefs. Evangelicals are more active politically & more sophisticated.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Moral Majority; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Attendance at a Billy Graham Crusade: A Resource Mobilization Approach.
    Johnson, Norris R., David A. Choate, and William Bunis (1984)
    Sociological Analysis 45:4: 383-392.

    Attendance at a Cincinnati, Ohio, crusade depended on local churches mobilizing their congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Resource mobilization; United States, Ohio, Cincinnati; Billy Graham Crusade
  • The Black Church in Urban America: An Exploration in Cincinnati.
    Augman, Jr., William Joseph (1984)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Drew University. [DA 44:11 A, p. 3410]

    Examination of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Cincinnati, using statistics, archival material, & interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio, Cincinnati; African Methodist Episcopal Church; African Americans; Urban
  • The Church and Social Action: Steelworkers and Bishops in Youngstown.
    Wolcott, Roger T. (1982)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 21:1: 71-79.

    Uses the resource mobilization model to interpret a social movement that emerged in response to a 1977 steel plant closing. Churches proved to be an important resource for minimizing opposition.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Activism; United States, Ohio, Youngstown; Resource mobilization
  • The Demographic Environment and Church Membership Change.
    Hadaway, Christopher Kirk (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:1: 77-89.

    Examines impact of 1960-70 changes within census tracts, on membership in mainline Protestant congregations in 4 American cities.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; United States, Nebraska, Omaha; United States, Tennessee, Memphis; United States, Ohio, Columbus; United States, Massachusetts, Springfield; Urban; Membership
  • Religion and Prejudice among Greek Americans.
    Petropoulos, Nicholas P. (1979)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 18:1: 68-77.

    Analyzes 1970 data from Greek American men in Cincinnati.

    Associated Search Terms: Greek Americans; United States, Ohio, Cincinnati; Greek Orthodox, U.S.A.; Prejudice
  • American Religious Organizations in Disaster: A Study of Congregational Response to Disaster.
    Smith, Martin H. (1978)
    Mass Emergencies 3:2/3: 133-144.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from pastors in Greene County, Ohio, after a tornado in the city of Xenia.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaster; United States, Ohio, Greene County
  • Professional Perspectives on Euthanasia: A Comparative Study of Nurses and Clergymen.
    Lazerine, Neil Gershon (1977)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Bowling Green State University. [DA 38:9 A, p. 5751]

    Based on random samples from 2 Ohio occupational groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Euthanasia; United States, Ohio; Nurse
  • Attitudes of Catholic and Protestant Clergy toward Euthanasia.
    Nagi, Mostafa H., M.D. Pugh, and Neil G. Lazerine (1977)
    Omega 8;2: 153-164.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Protestant & Catholic clergy in the Cleveland area; shows acceptance of "passive euthanasia" under some conditions, but little for "active euthanasia."

    Associated Search Terms: Euthanasia; Clergy; United States, Ohio, Cleveland
  • Orthodoxy and Attitudes of Clergymen toward Homosexuality and Abortion.
    Wagenaar, Theodore C., and Patricia E. Bartos (1977)
    Review of Religious Research 18:2: 114-125.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from clergy in Columbus, Ohio; shows an inverse relationship between orthodoxy & acceptance of homosexuality & abortion.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Clergy; United States, Ohio, Columbus; Abortion; Orthodoxy (doctrinal)
  • Black and White Religion: a Comparison in the Lower Class.
    Boling, T. Edwin (1975)
    Sociological Analysis 36:1: 73-80.

    Analyzes data from a 1969 Springfield, Ohio, sample; lower class African Americans were more likely to have sect orientations than their white counterparts.

    Associated Search Terms: Sect; Stratification; African Americans; United States, Ohio, Springfield
  • Contraceptive Nonconformity among Catholics.
    Groat, H. Theodore, Arthur G. Neal, and Evely C. Knisely (1975)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 14:4: 367-377.

    Analyzes 1972 data from white Catholic women, aged 20-44.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Birth control; United States, Ohio, Toledo; Women; Family; Sexual activity
  • Gideon's Gang: A Case Study of the Church in Social Action.
    Hadden, Jeffrey K., and Charles F. Longino, Jr. (1974)
    Philadelphia: Pilgrim Press.

    A case study from Dayton, Ohio, of an experimental congregation organized for confrontational social action.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio, Dayton; Case study; Activism; Presbyterian, U.S.A.
  • Revival Religion and Anti-slavery Politics.
    Hammond, John L. (1974)
    American Sociological Review 39;2: 175-186.

    Explores the relationship between revivalistic religion & antislavery voting in 19th-century Ohio.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio; Abolitionist movement; Revival periods; Politics, U.S.A.; Historical; Revivalism; Revival
  • The Consensus of Clergy Role Task Expectations and Congregational Viability.
    Zishka, Ronald Louis (1973)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Ohio State University. [DA 34:2 A, p. 879]

    Analyzes data from parish reports & questionnaires in the Ohio District of the American Lutheran Church.

    Associated Search Terms: American Lutheran Church; Clergy role; United States, Ohio
  • Sectarian Protestants, Churchly Protestants and Roman Catholics: A Comparison of a Mid-American City.
    Boling, T. Edwin (1973)
    Review of Religious Research 14:3: 159-168.

    Analyzes a 1969 Springfield, Ohio, sample; Catholics were more like churchly Protestants than sect Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio, Springfield; Catholic, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; Typology
  • Southern Baptist Migrants and Converts: A Study of Southern Religion in the Urban North.
    Boling, T. Edwin (1972)
    Sociological Analysis 33:3: 188-199.

    Analyzes 1963 & '69 data from Columbus, Ohio, Southern Baptist churches; people with rural backgrounds maintained a sectarian stance.

    Associated Search Terms: Southern Baptist; Conversion; Migrant; Urban/rural; United States, Ohio, Columbus; Sect; Baptist, Southern
  • Clergymen and Social Action.
    Blume, Norman (1970)
    Sociology and Social Research 54:2: 237-248.

    Examines clergy involvement in an open housing campaign in Toledo, Ohio.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Activism; United States, Ohio, Toledo
  • Influentials and the Church in Small Communities.
    Mitchell, John B., Eldon C. Schriner, and Edward D. Lafontaine (1970)
    Review of Religious Research 11:3: 192-196.

    Analyzes 1965 interview data from 220 reputedly influential people in 14 small towns in southern Ohio; most were active church members who were satisfied in their churches; but they did not see the churches as important in local decision-making.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; Community; United States, Ohio; Power
  • Southern Baptists in the North.
    Boling, T. Edwin (1967)
    Review of Religious Research 8: 95-100.

    Based on a sample from the membership of 11 Southern Baptist congregations in the Columbus, Ohio, metropolitan area.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio, Columbus; Southern Baptist
  • The Utilization of Census Tract Data in the Study of the American Jewish Population.
    Rosenwaike, Ira (1963)
    Jewish Social Studies 25:1: 42-56.

    Illustrative study using 1935 Cincinnati, Ohio (Hamilton County) data; makes comparisons with 1940 federal census data.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; United States, Ohio, Cincinnati
  • Jewish Day of Atonement Census Studies.
    Rubinstein, Judah (1963)
    Review of Religious Research 5: 30-39.

    Provides a rationale & assessment of a Yom Kippur survey in Cleveland, Ohio.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio, Cleveland; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • The Old Order Amish vs. the Compulsory School Attendance Laws: An Analysis of Conflict.
    Billings, Thomas A. (1961)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Oregon [DA 21:9, pp. 2574-75]

    Examines a conflict between the Amish & the State of Ohio

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Law; Conflict; United States, Ohio; Amish, U.S.A.
  • Dove at the Window: A Study of an Old Order Amish Community in Ohio.
    Huntington, Gertrude Enders (Abbie Gertrude Enters Huntington) (1957)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Yale University.

    Associated Search Terms: Amish, U.S.A.; United States, Ohio
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