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Demographic profile, religious background, doctrinal beliefs and religious and lifestyle attitudes of Pentecostal ministers (1486)

Type of Data: Demographic profile, religious background, doctrinal beliefs and religious and lifestyle attitudes of Pentecostal ministers (1486)

Faith Community: Christianity (Pentecostalism, Apostolic Church, Assemblies of God, Church of God, Elim Church)

Date: 1996-1997

Geography: Great Britain

Sample Size: 930 (57% response), comprising 401 from the Assemblies of God, 367 from Elim Pentecostal Church, 100 from Apostolic Church, 48 from Church of God, and 13 with denomination unstated

Population: Pentecostal ministers from the Assemblies of God, Elim Pentecostal Church, Apostolic Church and Church of God

Keywords: Alcohol, Apostolic Church, Assemblies of God, baptism in the Spirit, baptisms, Bible, burnout, charismata, church growth, Church of God, cinema, dancing, decline, demons, divorce, Elim, eschatology, evangelism, finance, funerals, gambling, glossolalia, healing, holiness, Holy Spirit, homosexuality, house groups, hymns, Jesus Christ, job satisfaction, lifestyle, millennium, ministry, money, mysticism, Pentecostals, personality, prayer, pre-millennialism, prophecy, psychological type, religious affiliation, role conflict, smoking, social action, speaking in tongues, Sunday observance, Toronto blessing, training, Trinity, weddings, women, workload

Collection Method: Self-completion postal questionnaire

Collection Agency: William Kilbourne Kay

Published Source:

  • William Kilbourne Kay, 'A Demonised Worldview: Dangers, Benefits and Explanations', Journal of Empirical Theology, Vol. 11, No. 1, 1998, pp. 17-29
  • William Kilbourne Kay, 'Pentecostalism: Charismata and Church Growth', Sociology, Theology and the Curriculum, ed. Leslie John Francis, London: Cassell, 1999, pp. 135-44
  • William Kilbourne Kay, 'Pre-Millennial Tensions: What Pentecostal Ministers Look Forward to', Journal of Contemporary Religion, Vol. 14, 1999, pp. 361-73
  • William Kilbourne Kay, 'Childhood, Personality and Vocation: A Study of Pentecostal Ministers', Joining and Leaving Religion: Research Perspectives, eds. Leslie John Francis and Yaacov J. Katz, Leominster: Gracewing, 2000, pp. 215-31
  • William Kilbourne Kay, 'Job Satisfaction in Pentecostal Ministers', Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2000, pp. 83-97
  • William Kilbourne Kay, 'Role Conflict and British Pentecostal Ministers', Journal of Psychology and Theology, Vol. 28, 2000, pp. 119-24
  • William Kilbourne Kay, Pentecostals in Britain, Carlisle: Paternoster Press, 2000

    BRIN ID: 1486


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