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  • Religion and Regional Culture: Embedding Religious Commitment within Place.
    Wellman, James K., Jr., and Katie E. Corcoran (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:4: 496-520.

    Based on interviews & focus groups in western Oregon & western Washington, in conservative & liberal Protestant churches. Religion in general is in perceived tension with the regional environment, but Evangelical religion more so.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative/liberal; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Focus group; Regionalism; Place; Tension; United States, Pacific Northwest; United States, Oregon; United States, Washington
  • The Sociology of Humanist, Spiritual, and Religious Practice in Prison: Supporting Responsivity and desistance from Crime.
    O'Connor, Tom P., and Jeff B. Duncan (2011)
    Religions 2:4: 590-610. www.mdpi.com/journal/religions

    Study of inmates in the Oregon state prison system in their first year of imprisonment.

    Associated Search Terms: Penology; United States, Oregon; Prisoners
  • Averting Apocalpyse at Rajneeshpuram.
    Goldman, Marion S. (2009)
    Sociology of Religion 70:3: 311-327.

    Factors contributing to avoiding violence between the controversial commune & outside agents.

    Associated Search Terms: Rajneesh; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Violence; Conflict
  • Sacro-Egoism and the Shifting Paradigm of Religiosity.
    Knox, John (2008)
    Implicit Religion 11:2: 153-172.

    Based on observation, survey, & interview data in McMinnville, Oregon, congregations; there was little evidence of involvement in non-church-related spirituality (i.e., in 'holitic spirituality'), though there was much individualized Christianity.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Oregon, McMinnville; Individualism
  • State and Federal Cooperation in Regulating New Religions. Oregon Vesus the Bhagwan Rajneesh.
    Richardson, James T. (2004)
    In James T. Richardson (ed.), Regulating Religion. Case Studies from Around the World. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum, pp. 477-489.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Oregon; State; Rajneesh
  • Moving from Sect to Church: Variations in Views Regarding Sanctification among Wesleyan/Holiness Clergy.
    Stockard, Jean, Susie C. Stanley, and Benton Johnson (2001)
    Review of Religious Research 43:1: 70-92.

    Analyzes 1994 questionnaire data from clergy of 3 Holiness denominations. The degree to which clergy adhered to "sanctification" doctrines varied by denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: Sect; Clergy; United States, Oregon; Nazarene; Church of God (Anderson, Indiana); Evangelical Church of North America
  • The Stranger Next Door: The Story of a Small Community's Battle over Sex, Faith, and Civil Rights.
    Stein, Arlene (2001)
    Boston: Beacon.

    Ethnography of a small town divided by a statewide ballot measure that would have prohibited specific civil rights protections for homosexuals.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Oregon; Conflict; Homosexuality; Community study; Civil liberties
  • Passionate Journeys: Why Successful Women Joined a Cult.
    Goldman, Marion S. (2000)
    Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Rajneesh; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Women; Conversion
  • The Decline of a New Christian Right Social Movement Organization: Opportunities and Constraints.
    Bates, Vernon L. (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 42:1: 19-40.

    Field study of the Oregon Citizens Alliance, a new Christian right lobbying organization.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Social movement; United States, Oregon; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Strife in the Sanctuary. Religious Schism in a Jewish Community.
    Zuckerman, Phil (1999)
    Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira.

    Based on early 1990s observation & interviews in Willamette, Oregon, after a synagogue schism over women's roles.

    Associated Search Terms: Schism; Women; Participant observation; Gender role; Jewish, U.S.A.; Synagogue; United States, Oregon, Willamette
  • Theology and the Position of Pastors on Social Issues: Continuity and Change Since the 1960s.
    Johnson, Benton (1998)
    Review of Religious Research 39:4: 293-308.

    Analyzes 1987 questionnaire data from Protestant clergy in Oregon; divergences were greater than in 1962, but conflict less common.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Conservative Baptist; Southern Baptist; American Baptist; United Methodist; United States, Oregon; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United Church of Christ
  • Better Dead than Red: Local Letters and the Rajneesh Movement.
    Shay, Roshani, and Ted Shay (1995)
    In Mary Jo Neitz and Marion S. Goldman (eds.) Sex, Lies and Sanctity: Religion and Deviance in Contemporary North America. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 131-151.

    Examines letters to Oregon newspaper editors about the Rajneesh settlement.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Oregon; Media; Labeling; Rajneesh
  • From Promiscuity to Celibacy: Women and Sexual Regulation at Rajneeshpuram.
    Goldman, Marion S. (1995)
    In Mary Jo Neitz and Marion S. Goldman (eds.), Sex, Lies and Sanctity: Religion and Deviance in Contemporary North America. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, Inc., pp. 203-219.

    When Bagwan Rajneesh predicted an AIDS epidemic & changed sexual norms, women observed the new rules while men did not.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Sexual norms; Commune; Women; Rajneesh
  • Rhetorical Pluralism and Secularization in the New Christian Right: The Oregon Citizens Alliance.
    Bates, Vernon L. (1995)
    Review of Religious Research 37;1: 46-64.

    Based on a 1994 field study of the Oregon Citizens Alliance.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Oregon; Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Participant observation
  • Oregon: Identity and Politics in the Northwest.
    Lunch, William M. (1995)
    In Mark J. Rozell and Clyde Wilcox (eds.) God at the Grass Roots. The Christian Right in the 1994 Elections. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 227-251.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Homosexuality; United States, Oregon
  • Feelings after the Fall: Former Rajneeshpuram Commune Members' Perceptions of and Affiliation with the Rajneeshee Movement.
    Latkin, Carl A., Norman D. Sundberg, Richard A. Littman, Melissa G. Katsikis, and Richard A. Hagan (1994)
    Sociology of Religion 55:1: 65-73.

    Based on questionnaire data from former members of the disbanded commune; shows continued favorable views & affiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Rajneesh; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Commune
  • Seeing Red: A Socio-Psychological Analysis of the Rajneeshpuram Conflict.
    Latkin, Carl A. (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:3: 257-271.

    Based on 1985-86 participant observation, interviews, & questionnaire data, including state-wide Oregon telephone survey data. Describes the social psychology of emerging hostility.

    Associated Search Terms: Rajneesh; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Hostility; Conflict
  • Therapy, Charisma and Social Control in the Rajneesh Movement.
    Palmer, Susan J., and Frederick Bird (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:S: S71-S85.

    Therapy in Rajneeshpuram forged new identities through breaking taboos, promoting alternative sexual ethics, & forming a charisma-based community.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Identity; Rajneesh; Medical; Commune; Sexuality
  • From Device to Vice: Social Control and Intergroup Conflict at Rajneeshpuram.
    Latkin, Carl A. (1991)
    Sociological Analysis 52:4: 363-378.

    Analyzes questionnaire & interview data, 1982-87 but mostly '85-86, at Rajneeshpuram & statewide; leaders' isolation entered into both the processes of social control & conflict with the host society.

    Associated Search Terms: Rajneesh; Conflict; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Social control
  • Lobbying for the Lord: The New Christian Right Home-Schooling Movement and Grassroots Lobbying.
    Bates, Vernon L. (1991)
    Review of Religious Research 33:1: 3-17.

    1987 interview & field data of lobbying efforts in Oregon for laws favoring home schooling.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Fundamentalist; Politics, U.S.A.; Education; Resource mobilization; United States, Oregon
  • Charisma and Control in Rajneeshpuram. The Role of Shared Values in the Creation of a Community.
    Carter, Lewis F. (1990)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Studies the group control methods used by the leaders of the community established in Oregon by the Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh.

    Associated Search Terms: Social control; Commune; Rajneesh; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram
  • The Self-Concept of Rajneeshpuram Commune Members.
    Latkin, Carl A. (1990)
    Journal for the scientific Study of Religion 29:1: 91-98.

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Rajneesh; Self concept
  • Gender Roles in the Experimental Community: Rajneeshpuram.
    Latkin, Carl A. (1989)
    Sex Roles 21: 629-652.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Gender role; Commune; Rajneesh
  • Who Lies in Utopia? A Brief Report on the Rajneeshpuram Research Project.
    Latkin, Carl A., Richard A. Hagan, Richard A. Littman, and Norman D. Sundberg (1987)
    Sociological Analysis 48:1: 73-81.

    Members of the disbanded community were young, mostly white, well-educated, & from middle & upper middle class backgrounds; psychological data indicate healthy self-perceptions.

    Associated Search Terms: Rajneesh; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram; Self concept
  • 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
  • Rajneeshpuram, Oregon--An Exploration of Gender and Work Roles, Self-Concept, and Psychological Well-Being in an Experimental Community.
    Latkin, Carl A. (1987)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Oregon. [DA 48:7 B, p. 2141]

    A 1985 survey & 4 years participant observation show the subculturally esteemed "feminine" traits.

    Associated Search Terms: Rajneesh; Participant observation; Women; Commune; Self concept; United States, Oregon, Rajneeshpuram
  • Religiosity and Deviance: Toward a Contingency Theory of Constraining Effects.
    Tittle, Charles R. and Michael R. Welch (1983)
    Social Forces 61:3: 653-682.

    Analyzes 1972 interview data from 3 states; religiosity inhibited deviance where the extra-religious normative structure was weak or ambiguous.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New Jersey; United States, Oregon; United States, Iowa; Religiosity; Deviance/social control
  • Christ and Conformity: A Study of Pentecostal Values.
    Dearman, Marion V. (1974)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 13:4: 437-453.

    The United Pentecostal Church socializes members into some central American values. Based on interviews of church members.

    Associated Search Terms: United Pentecostal Church; United States, Oregon; Conformity; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • Do Holiness Sects Socialize in Dominant Values?: An Empirical Inquiry.
    Dearman, Marion V. (1972)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Oregon. [DA 33:9 A, p. 5296]

    Analyzes interview data from congregations in 6 Oregon cities; shows the denomination socializing members in an understanding of the dominant society's values.

    Associated Search Terms: United Pentecostal Church; United States, Oregon; Sect; Socialization; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • Theology and the Position of Pastors on Public Issues.
    Johnson, Benton (1967)
    American Sociological Review 32:3: 433-442.

    Based on 1962 survey data from Oregon clergy (Methodist & 5 Baptist conventions (General Conference merged with North American). Theological liberals & neo-orthodox were political liberals.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, U.S.A.; Clergy; Liberal, U.S.A.; Belief; United States, Oregon; Baptist, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The Plain People of Oregon.
    Barclay, Harold B. (1967)
    Review of Religious Research 8: 140-165.

    Analyzes the survival mechanisms used by the Church of God in Christ (Mennonite), Old Order Amish, Unaffiliated Conservative Amish Mennonites, & Old German Baptist Brethren.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, North America; Anabaptist; Mennonite, U.S.A.; Amish, U.S.A.; United States, Oregon; Old German Baptist Brethren, U.S.A.; Amish, Old Order, U.S.A.; Amish
  • The Aged Catholics in Two Cities: A Comparative Analysis of Social Factors and the Theory of Disengagement.
    McGreevey, Mary Virginia (1966)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Notre Dame. [DA 27:4 A, p. 1122]

    Analyzes interview data from senior citizens in Catholic parishes in Portland, Oregon; draws comparisons with 1962 data from Fort Wayne, Indiana.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Oregon, Portland; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Indiana, Fort Wayne; Gerontology
  • Theology and Party Preference among Protestant Clergymen.
    Johnson, Benton (1966)
    American Sociological Review 31:2: 200-208.

    Based on a 1962 survey of pastors in Oregon, from the Methodist Church & 5 Baptist denominations. Theological conservatives were more likely to be Republicans.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Belief; Politics, U.S.A.; Clergy; United States, Oregon
  • Resolution of Occupation-Conjugal Role Conflict in Clergy Marriages.
    Scanzoni, John H. (1965)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 27:3: 396-402.

    Based on interviews with Protestant clergy & their spouses in the Eugene-Springfield SMSA; sect-type clergy resolve role conflicts in favor of occupational responsibilities, church-type in favor of family.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Oregon, Eugene/Springfield; Role conflict; Family; Clergy spouses; Typology; Clergy role
  • Resolution of Role Incompatibility in Church and Sect Clergy Marriage.
    Scanzoni, John H. (1964)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Oregon. [DA 25:10, p. 6110]

    Analyzes interview data from Protestant clergy & their spouses in the Eugene/Springfield, Oregon, area; sect clergy resolve role conflicts in favor of church duties, church clergy in favor of family.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Oregon, Eugene/Springfield; Clergy role; Clergy spouses; Typology; Family
  • Ascetic Protestantism and Political Preference.
    Johnson, Benton (1962)
    Public Opinion Quarterly 26: 35-46.

    Religious ideology may outweigh class interests in voting patterns.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Oregon, Eugene/Springfield; Asceticism; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • The Sociology of Fundamentalism. A Typological Analysis Based on Selected Groups in Portland, Oregon, and Vicinity.
    Gustafson, Cloyd V. (1956)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Conservative Baptist; Apostolic Faith (denomination); American Baptist; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Southern Baptist; Fundamentalism; Schism; Disciples of Christ; United States, Oregon, Portland; Historical; North American Baptist General Conference; United Methodist, U.S.A.
  • The Social Functions of the Churches in Oakville.
    Jordan, Robert H. (1955)
    Sociology and Social Research 40:2: 107-111.

    General description of churches & their leaders in a small rural community, 1930-52.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; Community study; United States, Oregon, Oakville
  • Are Ministers Qualified for Marriage Counseling?
    Wade, Andrew L., and Joel V. Berreman (1950)
    Sociology and Social Research 35:2: 106-112.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Protestant clergy in 4 Oregon cities; 90% did not meet professional counselors' certification requirements.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Clergy; United States, Oregon; Marriage
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