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  • Religion, jeunesse et modernité: Le camp d'été nouvelle pratique rituelle du bouddhisme chinois.
    Ji, Zhe (2011)
    Social Compass 58:4: 525-539.

    Observations on a Buddhist youth summer camp.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth ministry; Youth; China; Buddhist, China
  • Contextual Inequalities in Religious Youth Programming.
    Herzog, Patricia Snell (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:2: 227-246.

    Based on an almost total population of parishes/congregations--the Northern Indiana Congregation Study. Stratification affected the presence of youth ministries.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Congregation; Youth ministry; Parish; United States, Indiana, northern
  • Youth Pastor, Youth Ministry, and Youth Attitude toward the Church.
    Ji, Chang-ho, and Tevita Tameifuna (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 52:3: 306-322.

    2000 survey data from 6th graders in Seventh-day Adventist schools show positive effects of churches having youth pastors.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth ministry; Clergy; Students, primary; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • Denominational Differences in Congregation Youth Ministry Programs and Evidence of Systematic non-Response Biases.
    Snell, Patricia, Christian Smith, Carlos Tavares, and Kari Christoffersen (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 51:1: 21-38.

    A study of youth ministries in northern Indiana shows that a sample & a near 100% response can yield different results.

    Associated Search Terms: Sampling; Youth ministry; United States, Indiana; Methods
  • At the Intersection of Faith and Life: A Narrative Approach to the Faith of Church Employees.
    Niemelä, Kati (2007)
    Social Compass 54:2: 187-200.

    Survey & interviews of Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland employees, including clergy. Content analysis of the in-depth interviews. Develops a typology of faith narratives.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Narrative; Clergy; Youth ministry; Content analysis; Finland; Deacon; Lutheran, Finland
  • Denominational Comparison of Rural Youth Ministry Programs.
    Gorham, Gary A. (2004)
    Review of Religious Research 45:4: 336-348.

    Overview of youth groups in 400 congregations of 8 denominations in 3 northern plains states, U.S.A..; Denomination predicted organizational features.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Rural; Denomination (organizational entity); Youth ministry
  • Le Drame spirituel des adolescents: profils sociaux et religieus: premier dossier de la recherche-action du diocese de Saint-Jérôme.
    Grand'Maison, Jacques (1992)
    Montréal: Fides.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Youth ministry; Canada, Quebec, Saint-Jérôme-de-l´Auvergne
  • Desired Outcomes of Religious Education and Youth Ministry in Six Denominations.
    Hoge, Dean R., Esther Heffernan, Eugene F. Hemrick, Hart M. Nelsen, James P. O'Connor, Paul J. Philibert, and Andrew D. Thompson (1982)
    Review of Religious Research 23:3: 230-254.

    Survey of 1,853 religious educators & parents.

    Associated Search Terms: Episcopal; Church of God (Anderson, Indiana); Southern Baptist; United Methodist; Justice; Belief; Education; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.; Youth ministry; Conversion; Catholic, U.S.A.; Moral
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