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  • How Our Lady of Guadalupe became Lutheran: Latin American Migration and Religious Change.
    Freier, Luisa Feline (2009)
    Migraciones Internacionales 5:2: 153-190.

    Latino migrants joining a Lutheran church in Madison, Wisconsin, brought the popular Catholic cult into their new church.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; United States, Wisconsin, Madison; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Latino Americans; Popular Catholicism; Migrant; Marian
  • Homelessness, Ecumenism, and Politics in Racine, Wisconsin.
    Olson, Laura R. (2007)
    In Paul A. Djupe and Laura R. Olson (eds.) Religious Interests in Community Conflict. Beyond the Culture Wars.

    Examines congregations sheltering the homeless.

    Associated Search Terms: Social services; Ecumenism; Charities; United States, Wisconsin, Racine
  • Newcomers Serving the City: Immigrant Church and Non-Profit Connections in Washington, DC, and Kenosha, WI.
    Schneider, Jo Anne (2003)
    Cleveland: Urban Affairs Association.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, District of Columbia, Washington; United States, Wisconsin, Kenosha
  • The Effects of Professional Training: The Social and Religious Capital Acquired in Seminaries.
    Finke, Roger, and Kevin D. Dougherty (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:1: 103-120.

    Seminary education provides social capital (networks) & religious capital (knowledge & attachment), both distinct from congregational networks & piety. Analyzes 1994 data from Milwaukee clergy & '96 theology school survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Seminarians; United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Clergy; Seminary; Education
  • Naked Public Square or Crumbling Wall of Separation? Evidence from Legislative Hearing in Wisconsin.
    Yamane, David (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 42:2: 175-192.

    Religious organizations in legislative hearings in Wisconsin gave non-religious rationales for what they advocated.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Wisconsin; State
  • Filled with Spirit and Power. Protestant Clergy in Politics.
    Olson, Laura R. (2000)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Interview study of the political activism of clergy in Milwaukee.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Clergy; Community study; United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Activism
  • A Time for Every Purpose: Updating and Extending Blizzard's Survey on Clergy Time Allocation.
    Brunette-Hill, Sandi, and Roger Finke (1999)
    Review of Religious Research 41: 48-63.

    Updates Blizzard's study of time use by clergy & extends it to sectarian & Catholic clergy, who resemble one another in time use more than they resemble liberal Protestant clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Clergy role; Typology; Blizzard, Samuel W.
  • Faith and Access: Personal Religiosity and Religious Group Advocacy in a State Legislature.
    Yamane, David (1999)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 38:4: 543-550.

    State legislators' religious identities enhance their giving access to religious lobbyists, especially when the legislators are religious conservatives.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; United States, Wisconsin; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Religious Advocacy in Secular Society: A Neo-Secularization Perspective (Wisconsin State Legislature, Lobbying).
    Yamane, David (1998)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Wisconsin, Madison. [DA 59:7 A, p. 2749]

    Secularization involves differentiation & a decline in religious authority, & additionally movements of religious entities exerting influence on the secular state. Examines cases of religions lobbying the Wisconsin state legislature.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Wisconsin
  • The 1996 Jewish Community Study of Greater Milwaukee.
    Sheskin, Ira M. (1996)
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Jewish Federation.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Jewish, U.S.A.; Community study
  • Pilgrimage and Heresy: The Transformation of Faith at a Shrine in Wisconsin.
    Wood, Peter W. (1992)
    In Alan Morinis (ed.) Sacred Journeys: The Anthropology of Pilgrimage. Contributions to the Study of Anthropology 7. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood, pp. 115-134.

    Based on 1978-81 observations.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Traditionalism; Catholic, traditionalist movement; Traditionalist; Participant observation; For My God and My Country Incorporated; American National Catholic Church, Roman Catholic; United States, Wisconsin, Necedah; Marian; Shrine
  • Religious experience and public cult: The case of Mary Ann van Hoof.
    Zimdars-Swartz, Sandra L. (1989)
    Journal of Religion and Health 28:1: 36-57.

    Maintains that Mary Ann van Hoof's Marian visions, beginning in 1950, met both community & personal needs.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian; United States, Wisconsin, Necedah; Visions
  • Religion, Work Specialization, and Job Satisfaction: Interactive Effects.
    Martinson, Oscar B., and Eugene A. Wilkening (1983)
    Review of Religious Research 24:4: 347-356.

    Analyzes 1974 questionnaire data from adults in Wisconsin; shows religion correlated with job satisfaction & suggests a functionalist interpretation.

    Associated Search Terms: Job satisfaction; Functionalism; United States, Wisconsin
  • Religion and Community-Oriented Attitudes.
    Martinson, Oscar B., Eugene A. Wilkening, and F.H. Buttel (1982)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 21:1: 48-58.

    Analyzes 1974 survey data from Wisconsin.

    Associated Search Terms: Localism; United States, Wisconsin; Rural; Integration (social)
  • Religion, Socialization, and Fertility.
    Janssen, Susan G., and Robert M. Hauser (1981)
    Demography 18: 511-528.

    Analyzes 1957 & '75 longitudinal survey data of '57 Wisconsin high school seniors; current religion better predicted family size than did childhood religion, with Catholics having larger families.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Family size; Fertility; United States, Wisconsin
  • Religio-ethnic Effects on Attainments in the Early Career.
    Stryker, Robin (1981)
    American Sociological Review 46:2: 212-231.

    Analyzes 1975 follow-up survey data from 1957 white high school seniors in Wisconsin & a Milwaukee subsample; focuses on later education & first job. Uses denominational & ethnic categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Education; United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Achievement; United States, Wisconsin; Protestant, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Stratification
  • Religiosity and Prejudice: An Interdimensional Analysis.
    Cygnar, Thomas E., Cardell K. Jacobson, and Donald L. Noel (1977)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 16:2: 183-191.

    Analyzes data from white students at a Catholic high school in Milwaukee.

    Associated Search Terms: Dimensions of religiosity; Students, secondary; United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Catholic, U.S.A.; Prejudice
  • Needs Felt by the Clergy for Ministries to the Aging.
    Moberg, David O. (1975)
    The Gerontologist 15:2: 170-175.

    Survey data from clergy in the Milwaukee area show clergy lack but desire training for ministry to the elderly.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Clergy role; United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Clergy
  • Croissance, Développement et Fin d'une Secte Conversioniste: Les Jesus People de Milwaukee.
    Jacobson, Cardell K., and Thomas J. Pilarzyk (1974)
    Social Compass 21:3: 255-268.

    The sect failed to routinize the affective & instrumental roles of its charismatic leader or to socialize its converts because of eagerness to expand.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Routinization; Jesus movement; Jesus People; United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Clergy Authority and Friendship with Parishioners.
    Hammond, Phillip E., Albert Gedricks, Edward Lawler, and Louise Allen Turner (1972)
    Pacific Sociological Review 15: 185-204.

    Analyzes 1969 data from Wisconsin clergy in four denominations; high vs. low church perspective, puritanical outlooks, and friendships with parishioners are the principal variables.

    Associated Search Terms: American Baptist; Assemblies of God; Episcopal; Authority; United States, Wisconsin; American Lutheran Church; Clergy role
  • The New Triple Melting Pot: Race, Religion, and National Origin as Components of Ethnicity.
    Mueller, Samuel A. (1971)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Northwestern University.

    Analyzes 1964 survey data from Wisconsin; shows religion channels ethnic voting effects. Analyzes 1968 survey data from U.S. college students; shows a much lesser denominational effect, but a Christian/non-Christian effect on radicalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; United States, Wisconsin; Politics, U.S.A.; Ethnic
  • On Spitting Against the Wind: Organizational Precariousness and American Irreligion.
    Demerath, Nicholas J., III, and Victor Thiessen (1966)
    American Journal of Sociology 71:6: 674-687.

    Analyzes a free thought movement of immigrant Germans in Sauk City, Wisconsin, & its decline after 1852; it joined the Unitarian Universalists in 1955.

    Associated Search Terms: Unitarian Universalist; German Americans; United States, Wisconsin, Sauk City; Freie Gemeinde; Merger; Migrant; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Atheist, U.S.A.
  • A Study of Orthodoxy in Milwaukee: Social Characteristics, Beliefs, and Observances.
    Polsky, Howard W. (1958)
    In Marshall Sklare (ed.) The Jews: Social Patterns of an American Group. Glencoe, Illinois: Free Press, pp. 325-335.

    Analyzes 1955-56 interview data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • The Great Defense: A Study of Jewish Orthodoxy in Milwaukee.
    Polsky, Howard (1956)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation,University of Wisconsin.

    Institutional histories; a Guttman Scale of Orthodoxy. Based on telephone interviews of Orthodox synagogue members, concludes that Orthodoxy in Milwaukee will decline, losing younger members to Conservative Judaism.

    Associated Search Terms: Scale; United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Community study
  • Church Membership and Church Attendance in Madison, Wisconsin.
    Bultena, Louis (1949)
    American Sociological Review 14: 384-389.

    Class & church membership correlate positively; 60% of non-church members had a denominational preference & a high degree of private religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; United States, Wisconsin, Madison; Membership; Practice
  • A Sociological Study of 18 Protestant Churches of Madison, Wisconsin.
    Bultena, Louis (1945)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Wisconsin.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Wisconsin, Madison
  • Measures of the Vitality of Rural Chruches. A Study of Social Factors Related to the Prospects for Persistence of Selected Baptist Rural Churches in Wisconsin.
    Day, LeRoy Judson (1944)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Wisconsin.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Wisconsin; Rural; Baptist, U.S.A.
  • Church Affiliation as Social Differentiator in Rural Wisconsin.
    Smith, Rockwell C. (1942)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Wisconsin.

    Examines how much social attributes vary with denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; United States, Wisconsin; Denomination (organizational entity); Ethnic
  • Trends in the Fertility of Catholics and non-Catholics.
    Stouffer, Samuel A. (1935)
    American Journal of Sociology 41:2: 145-166. [Also in Samuel A. Stouffer, Social Research to test Ideas. New York: Free Press of Glencoe, 1962, pp. 165-184]

    Analyzes data on Wisconsin residents, married 1919-30, males aged 30 & under, females 25 & under; shows Catholic fertility rates higher than Protestant, but declining.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Wisconsin; Protestant, U.S.A.; Fertility
  • Rural Religious Organization: A Study of the Origin and Development of Religious Groups. Research Bulletin 60.
    Kolb, John H., and C.J. Bornman (1924)
    Madison, Wisconsin: Agricultural Experiment Station of the University of Wisconsin.

    Correspondence of churches & nationalities in a Wisconsin county.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; Ethnic; United States, Wisconsin
  • The New and Old Immigrant on the Land. A Study of Americanization and the Church.
    Fry, C. Luther (1922)
    New York: George H. Doran Company.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Wisconsin, Price County; United States, Wisconsin, Sheboygan County; Rural; Assimilation; Migrant
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