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  • 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: United States, Ohio, Columbus; Homosexuality; Conflict; Clergy; Activism
  • 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: Activism; Homosexuality; Marriage; 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: Ecology; United States, Ohio, Columbus; Change; Urban
  • 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: Urban; United States, Ohio, Columbus; United States, Massachusetts, Springfield; United States, Tennessee, Memphis; Membership; United States, Nebraska, Omaha; Demography
  • 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; Abortion; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); United States, Ohio, Columbus; Clergy
  • 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: Conversion; Sect; United States, Ohio, Columbus; Migrant; Southern Baptist; Baptist, Southern; Urban/rural
  • 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: Southern Baptist; United States, Ohio, Columbus
  • Rurality, Migration and Sectarianism.
    Dynes, Russell R. (1956)
    Rural Sociology 21: 25-28.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Protestant adults in the Columbus, Ohio, area; shows rural origin & migration important to sectarian religion by their association with lower class status, not by their presenting a need for a cultural "cushion."

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; United States, Ohio, Columbus; Sect; Rural
  • Church-Sect Typology: An Empirical Study.
    Dynes, Russell R. (1954)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Ohio State University.

    Analyzes a (circa 1953) Columbus, Ohio, sample, to see whether hypothesized features of sectness intercorrelated, & whether those of churchness did. A church-sect attitude scale is created, & other correlates noted.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; United States, Ohio, Columbus; Stratification; Social participation; Typology
  • Development and Composition of the Fellowship Church, Columbus, Ohio.
    Brown, Morgan Cornelius (1950)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Ohio State University.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Parish; United States, Ohio, Columbus
  • A Study of the Relationship Between the Clergy and the Community Fund in Columbus, Ohio.
    Evjen, Rudolph (1936)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Ohio State University.

    Associated Search Terms: Charities; United States, Ohio, Columbus; Clergy
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