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A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations, Second Edition

Who's Going Where and Why

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Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date:
3/2/2010
ISBN:
9780664235147
Pages:
160
Trim Size
8 x 8
Product Type:
Paper

In 2001 the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) conducted the U.S. Congregational Life Survey. More than 1.2 million worshipers and 12,000 congregations across three continents were surveyed to provide a portrait of congregational life. The findings were published in the first edition of A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations.

With the completion of the 2008 survey comes an expanded edition of this invaluable reference with new findings; updated statistics, tables, and cartoons; a new chapter describing changes in congregational life; and chapter summaries focusing on the implications of the 2008 survey.

To listen to Cynthia Woolever and Deborah Bruce's interview about this book on WJK Radio with Dan and Jana, click here.

Cynthia Woolever is currently Research Director of the U.S. Congregational Life Survey, coeditor of The Parish Paper with Herb Miller and Lyle Schaller, and formerly a Professor of Sociology of Religious Organizations at the Hartford Institute for Religion Research, Hartford Seminary. As a sociologist and consultant, she has focused on applied organizational research, working with congregations, judicatories, and seminaries throughout her 25-year career. She has published in professional journals and made numerous presentations at professional meetings. She was also a professor of sociology at Phillips University and Midway College. Cynthia has a doctorate in sociology from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.


Deborah Bruce (1955 - 2012) was Associate Research Manager in the Research Services office of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and Project Manager of the U.S. Congregational Life Survey. She worked in a variety of applied research settings before coming to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). She served as an officer for the Religious Research Association and was a member of that organization and the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, presented numerous papers at professional meetings, and published articles in professional journals. Deborah received a master's degree in research psychology from San Diego State University.


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