Two New Articles on COVID19, Pastors and Churches
I have just co-authored two recent papers on the impact of COVID19 on pastors and churches. They both appear in the The Review of Religious Research. Download them today: The Financial Impacts of COVID-19 on United Methodist Churches in North Carolina: a Qualitative Study of Pastors’ Perspectives and Strategies
Last updated on Oct 14, 2021
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Why Hauerwas and Willimon are Wrong About Pastoral Care
This summer, in an article in The Christian Century, Stanley Hauerwas and Will Willimon write about the dangers of providing pastoral care. This piece is deeply flawed. A pull-quote from Willimon proclaims,
Last updated on Oct 6, 2021
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Reltrad in the U.S., 1972-2018
Religious affliation has changed significantly in the United States since 1972. In this example, I plot the change in religious affiliation over time using data from the 1972–2018 General Social Survey.
Last updated on Oct 5, 2021
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Creating the Reltrad Variable in the General Social Survey Using R
Haven’t you always wanted an easy to access R script to create the famous reltrad religious categorizaton in the General Social Survey? Well, today is your lucky day.
Last updated on Sep 23, 2021
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