Conflicts over Sexuality in Religious Organizations

2012. “Clergy and Controversial Family Issues: Divorce and Homosexuality as Case Studies” with Madison Lyleroehr and Laura R. Olson. International Journal of Sociology of the Family. 38:85-104.

2012. “Uncertainty in Clergy’s Perspectives on Homosexuality: A Research Note” with Jennifer Girouard, Laura R. Olson and Madison Lyleroehr. Review of Religious Research. March.

2011. “American Mainline Protestantism and Deliberation about Homosexuality” with Laura Olson and Paul Djupe. Faith, Politics, and Sexual Diversity in Canada and the United States. David Rayside and Clyde Wilcox Eds. University of British Columbia Press.

2008. “Facilitators and Advocates: How Mainline Protestant Clergy Respond to Homosexuality” with Christopher Wildeman. Sociological Perspectives. 51(3):587-603.

2008. How Denominational Resources Influence Debates about Homosexuality in Mainline Protestant Congregations” with Laura Olson and Christopher Wildeman. Sociology of Religion. 69(2):187-207.

2007. “Bridging the Denomination-Congregation Divide: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Congregations Respond to Homosexuality”with Heather Day and Christopher Wildemen. Review of Religious Research. 48(3): 245-259.

2006. “Religion and Public Opinion about Same-Sex Marriage” with Laura Olson and James Harrison. Social Science Quarterly. 87(2):340-360. (One of ten most downloaded articles from the SSQ webpage in 2006. Reprinted in Dulio, David, Erin O’Brien, and John S. Klemanski Eds. 2008. American Political Diversity. Longman Pub)

2005. “Reconciling Congregations Bridging Gay and Straight Communities.” Gay Religion. Edward R. Gray and Scott Thumma, Eds. Walnut Creek: AltaMira Press. 31-46.

2005. “Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Buddhist Practitioners.” Gay Religion. Edward R. Gray and Scott Thumma. Eds. Walnut Creek: AltaMira Press. 139-152.

2003. “Homosexuality and the Natural, Social, and Behavioral Sciences.” Background Paper for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s National Sexuality Study. (Reprinted as Homosexuality and the Social Sciences in Encyclopedia of Religion and Homosexuality. Jeffrey Siker Ed. 2006. Greenwood Press).

2002. “Talking about Homosexuality: The Views of Mainline Protestant Clergy.” With Laura R. Olson. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion.41(1): 153-167.

2002. “Vital Conflicts: The Mainline Protestant Denominations Debate Homosexuality.” The Hand of God: Faith-Based Activism and the Public Role of Mainline Protestantism. Robert Wuthnow and John Evans, Eds. Berkeley: University of California Press. 265-286.

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