Who ever thought stats could be so much fun? Cynthia Woolever and Deborah Bruce are here to talk about the latest trends and changes in congregational life. Complete with tables, statistics, and hilarious cartoons, their latest book, A Field Guide to U. S. Congregations, Second Edition, compiles the results of the U. S. Congregational Life Survey, the largest and most representative profile of worshipers and their congregations ever developed in the United States.
Cynthia Woolever is Research Manager of the U.S. Congregational Life Survey, former Professor of Sociology of Religious Organizations, Hartford Seminary, and a researcher for the PC(USA) Research Services office.
Deborah Bruce is Associate Research Manager for PC(USA) Research Services, and a member of the Religious Research Association, the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, the Association for the Sociology of Religion, and the International Society for the Sociology of Religion.
Cynthia Woolever and Deborah Bruce, Places of Promise: Finding Strength in Your Congregation’s Location
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