The religious factor; a sociological study of religion's impact on politics, economics, and family life. By Gerhard Emmanuel Lenski.


[1st ed.].. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1961.

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Subjects Detroit (Mich.)
Detroit (Mich.) -- Religion -- Case studies.
EĢconomie politique -- Aspect religieux.
Godsdienstsociologie.
Michigan -- Detroit.
Religion and sociology -- Case studies.
Religion and sociology.
Religion.
Religionssoziologie.
Sociologie religieuse.
Description xvi, 381 pages : forms, tables ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1961.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents I. Introduction to the Study -- 1. Background of the Study -- 2. Design of the Study -- 3. An introduction to Detroit -- II. The Four Socio-Religious Groups -- 1. Strength of Group Ties -- 2. Religious Orientations -- 3. Intergroup Images -- 4. Distribution of the Groups in Community -- III. Religion and Economics -- 1. Socio-Religious Group Membership and Economic Behavior -- 2. Group Involvement and Economic Behavior -- 3. Religious Orientations and Economic Behavior -- 4. Economic Determinism Re-examined -- IV. Religion and Politics -- 1. Socio-Religious Group Membership and Political Behavior -- 2. Group Involvement and Political Behavior -- 3. Religious Orientation and Political Behavior -- 4. A Footnote on "Liberalism" -- V. Religion and Family Life -- 1. Socio-Religious Group Membership and Family Life -- 2. Group Involvement and Family Life -- 3. Orthodoxy, Devotionalism, and Family Life -- 4. A Concluding Note on Family Life and Vertical Mobility -- VI. Religion, Education and Science -- 1. Educational Attainments in the four groups -- 2. The consequences of attending Catholic Schools -- 3. Religion and Science -- VII. The Clergy -- 1. Social Origins of the Clergy -- 2. Theological Commitments of the Clergy -- 3. The Clergy and the Subcommunities -- 4, Social Values of the Clergy -- 5. The Significance of these Data -- VIII. Conclusions -- 1. Summary of Findings -- 2. The Findings in Theological Perspective -- 3. Application of Our Theoretical Perspective -- 4. Weber in Retrospect -- 5. Implications for the future.
Genre Case studies.
Geographic Area Michigan
Network Numbers (OCoLC)656217
(OCoLC)ocm00656217
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Lenski, Gerhard, 1924-
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