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Understanding church growth and decline, 1950-1978 / edited by Dean R. Hoge and David A. Roozen.

Contributor(s): Hoge, Dean R, 1937-2008 | Roozen, David A.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Pilgrim Press, c1979Description: 398 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0829803580 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Church membership | Church growth
Contents:
Recent trends in church membership and participation : an introduction / David A. Roozen and Jackson W. Carroll -- Research on factors influencing church commitment / Dean R. Hoge and David A. Roozen -- Church growth and decline in historical perspective: Protestant quest for identity, leadership, and meaning / James H. Smylie -- National contextual factors influencing church trends / Dean R. Hoge -- The efficacy of demographic theories of religious change : Protestant church attendance, 1952-68 / David A. Roozen -- Comparison of trends in ten denominations, 1950-75 / Ruth T. Doyle and Sheila M. Kelly -- An examination of the statistical growth of the Southern Baptist Convention / Phillip Barron Jones -- A test of theories of denominational growth and decline / Dean R. Hoge -- Factors producing growth or decline in United Presbyterian congregations / Wade Clark Roof, Dean R. Hoge, John E. Dyble, and C. Kirk Hadaway -- Performance of United Church of Christ congregations in Massachusetts and in Pennsylvania / William J. McKinney --
Social change and local churches : 1951-75 / Douglas A. Walrath -- Church growth research : the paradigm and its applications / C. Peter Wagner -- Recovering the church's transforming middle : theological reflections on the balance between faithfulness and effectiveness / Robert A. Evans -- Some sociological conclusions about church trends / Dean R. Hoge and David A. Roozen -- Is religion a dependent variable? / Dean M. Kelley -- What are the alternatives? / Lyle E. Schaller.
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Bibliography: p. 374-391.

Includes index.

Recent trends in church membership and participation : an introduction / David A. Roozen and Jackson W. Carroll -- Research on factors influencing church commitment / Dean R. Hoge and David A. Roozen -- Church growth and decline in historical perspective: Protestant quest for identity, leadership, and meaning / James H. Smylie -- National contextual factors influencing church trends / Dean R. Hoge -- The efficacy of demographic theories of religious change : Protestant church attendance, 1952-68 / David A. Roozen -- Comparison of trends in ten denominations, 1950-75 / Ruth T. Doyle and Sheila M. Kelly -- An examination of the statistical growth of the Southern Baptist Convention / Phillip Barron Jones -- A test of theories of denominational growth and decline / Dean R. Hoge -- Factors producing growth or decline in United Presbyterian congregations / Wade Clark Roof, Dean R. Hoge, John E. Dyble, and C. Kirk Hadaway -- Performance of United Church of Christ congregations in Massachusetts and in Pennsylvania / William J. McKinney --

Social change and local churches : 1951-75 / Douglas A. Walrath -- Church growth research : the paradigm and its applications / C. Peter Wagner -- Recovering the church's transforming middle : theological reflections on the balance between faithfulness and effectiveness / Robert A. Evans -- Some sociological conclusions about church trends / Dean R. Hoge and David A. Roozen -- Is religion a dependent variable? / Dean M. Kelley -- What are the alternatives? / Lyle E. Schaller.

c.1 8/20/79 124111 8.95, c.2 8/2/79 124125 8.24

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