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Perceptions and experiences of Methodist ministry (2620)

Type of Data: Perceptions and experiences of Methodist ministry (2620)

Faith Community: Christianity (Methodist Church)

Date: 2004

Geography: Great Britain

Sample Size: 1026 (59% response)

Population: Methodist ministers in active circuit work

Keywords: Baptism, Bible, churchmanship, job satisfaction, laity, marriage, Methodism, ministry, prayer, psychological type, workload, worship

Collection Method: Self-completion postal questionnaire

Collection Agency: Lewis Burton

Sponsor: Centre for Ministry Studies, University of Wales, Bangor

Published Source:

  • Lewis Burton, 'Methodist Ministers in the Circuits: Urban and Rural Differences', University of Wales, Bangor D.Min. thesis, 2008
  • Lewis Burton, 'Ministry in Country Circuits: Questions for Stationing Policy', Epworth Review, Vol. 36, No. 3, July 2009, pp. 56-64
  • Lewis Burton, Leslie John Francis and Mandy Robbins, 'Psychological Type Profile of Methodist Circuit Ministers in Britain: Similarities to and Differences from Anglican Clergy', Journal of Empirical Theology, Vol. 23, 2010, pp. 64-81

    BRIN ID: 2620


    The study was also undertaken among Church of England clergy but elicited too few responses for meaningful analysis

    Posted by: Clive D. Field

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