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Attitudes to pastoral care (1815)

Type of Data: Attitudes to pastoral care (1815)

Faith Community: Christianity (Methodist Church)

Date: 1990, November-December (ministers); 1992, March-April (local preachers); 1994, June-July (laity)

Geography: Great Britain

Sample Size: 132 ministers (47% response), 211 local preachers (70% response), 205 laity (43% response)

Population: Ministers, local preachers and laity of the Methodist Church

Keywords: Baptism, bereavement, church leadership, churchmanship, church membership, counselling, Decade of Evangelism, divorce, evangelism, funerals, lay preachers, local preachers, marriage, Methodism, ministry, pastoral care, preaching, sacraments, salvation, sexuality, workload, worship

Collection Method: Self-completion postal questionnaire

Collection Agency: David R. Burfield

Survey Instrument: Burfield, 'Identifying Pastoral Care', pp. 384-411

Published Source:

  • David R. Burfield, 'Identifying Pastoral Care in Contemporary Methodism', University of Nottingham Ph.D. thesis, 1995

    BRIN ID: 1815


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