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Lay attitudes to women’s ministry (2043)

Type of Data: Lay attitudes to women’s ministry (2043)

Faith Community: Christianity (Church of England, Baptist Union, Methodist Church, United Reformed Church)

Date: 1984, January-March

Geography: England

Sample Size: 1414 (91% response)

Population: Lay members of the Church of England, Baptist Union, United Reformed Church and Methodist Church

Keywords: Clergy, ministry, ordination of women, prejudice, priests, women, women priests

Collection Method: Self-completion postal questionnaire

Collection Agency: Edward C. Lehman

Sponsor: Multiple funders

Published Source:

  • Edward C. Lehman, 'Reactions to Women in Ministry: A Survey of English Baptist Church Members', Baptist Quarterly, Vol. 31, 1985-86, pp. 302-20
  • Edward C. Lehman, 'The Local/Cosmopolitan Dichotomy and Acceptance of Women Clergy: A Replication and Extension of Roof', Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Vol. 25, 1986, pp. 461-82
  • Edward C. Lehman, Women Clergy in England: Sexism, Modern Consciousness and Church Viability, Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 1987

    BRIN ID: 2043


    Posted by: Clive D. Field

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