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research concerning the church's response to societal issues such as religious freedom, politics, issues related to health and nutrition, ethics and morality, social media, racism, LGBT and other lifestyle or social issues such as social justice, charities, relief and development


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    2012 Ohio Survey of the General Public Tertiary
    This presentation examines the spiritual, political and social affiliations of members of the public. This survey was conducted by telephone in which 1,203 interviews were garnered.

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    A Look at the Current Range of Attitudes Toward Homosexuality Among American Adventists Tertiary
    This survey report looks at the current range of attitudes toward homosexuality among American Adventists. There were 441 completed surveys from members across the United States church. The results represent one of the most complete samples to date of American...

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    A Study of Community Awareness of the Seventh-day Adventist Church before and after a Public Relations Media Campaign Tertiary
    The Porterville, California Seventh-day Adventist Church conducted a public relations media campaign in their community to raise awareness about Adventism. This report is based on two phone surveys conducted by the Institute of Church Ministry before and after...

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    Adventist Collegians and the United States Presidential Election of 2008 Tertiary
    The electoral season of 2008 marked the beginning of the end of campaigning for the respective democratic and republican nominees for President of the United States. With two candidates on opposite sides of the political spectrum, it was up to the American...

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    Adventist Health Study 2 - Early Descriptive Results Tertiary
    With over 62,000 participants, the Adventist Health Study supplies information about the general health of Adventist across the North American Division. This PowerPoint highlights the general demographic and lifestyle of the participants.

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    Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls - A Cross-Case Study of the Global Financial Crisis and the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Some researchers argue that the financial crisis in Europe and the United States (US) was triggered by ethical pitfalls, and that this crisis is now globally affecting developing countries." This paper has...

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    Body Mass Index Among Seventh-day Adventists Living in Johnson County Tertiary
    This report gives information related to the health status of SDA's living in Johnson County, Texas by using their BMI. There were 462 church members sampled. The results showed that the BMI among SDA's living in Johnson County were significantly lower than...

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    Can My Vote Be Biblical? Tertiary
    Voting for a political ideology reiterates the notion that the Christian has a role in effecting change in his or her society. This article shares biblical principles for voting.

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    Chastity Among Adult Seventh-day Adventists in Botswana - A Psycho-spiritual Study Tertiary
    The purpose of the research in this study was to discover the factors that influence sexual behavior among Seventh-day Adventists in Botswana. The researcher found that there were high rates of pre-marital and extra-marital sex among the population in general,...

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    Christianity's Potential Contribution to Australian Society Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Internationally, the proportion of Christians in developing countries is tending to increase, whereas the proportion of Christians in developed countries generally is decreasing. This paper first provides a brief overview of the current Australian demographic...

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    Citizens of Two Worlds - Religion and Politics among American Seventh-day Adventists Tertiary
    This book is based on a study conducted within the Seventh-day Adventist denomination, which explores the concept of the relationship between politics and religion. The book presents research on the historical relationship of religion and politics in general,...

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    Community Services Tertiary
    This presentation is one of the series of reports entitled Adventist Communities Today under the general title Faith Communities Today. The study is focused on community services. Data are based on a 12-page questionnaire completed by the pastor or an elder....

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    Community Services in Seventh-day Adventist Congregations Today Tertiary
    This paper presents a research of community services in Seventh-day Adventist Congregations today in North America. It is one of the series of reports under the general title Faith Communities Today (FACT) prepared by the Center for Creative Ministry.

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    Correlates of Perceived Emotional or Verbal Abuse of Adult Children of Pastors Tertiary
    This presentation is focused on stressors and concerns among NAD pastor families. The expectation was that the data would suggest ways of strengthening pastor families by developing educational/training programs to prepare pastors to meet the daily stressors...

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    Do Adventist Voters Lean Left or Right? Tertiary
    This article is based on a study conducted to determine religious attitudes among Seventh-day Adventists in the United States. Responses to a survey were received from 419 participants from Adventist households across the U.S. The survey contained questions...

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    Do Religious People Have to Be Prejudiced ? Tertiary
    Prejudice is often attributed to individuals outside of the church but when unchecked it may thrive amongst its members. This article provides some value insight into its source within a religious context and examines ways of combating it. Factors contributing...

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    Evidence from Adventist Health Studies Tertiary
    This PowerPoint provides sufficient evidence of the effectiveness of the Adventist Health message. Its tenants as well as data show a positive impact on health.

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    Is Cohabitation Always Wrong? Tertiary
    This article focuses on increasing cohabitation in the western world and the Adventist position on this topic. It examines biblical view, the attitudes of the church, etc.

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    Knowledge, Perceptions, Beliefs and Behaviors Related to the Prevention of Hypertension Among Black Seventh-day Adventists Living in London Tertiary
    This study looks at the hypertension knowledge and risk behaviors of Black Seventh-day Adventists in London. There were 17 predominantly Black SDA churches in London that were used with 312 volunteers. A questionnaire was used to assess their knowledge. The...

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    Market Research - FACT Publication Purchasers Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a market research on FACT publication purchasers. Interviews were conducted.

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    Perceptions of the Adventist Church in North America Tertiary
    This paper presents a synthesis of research of public awareness and perceptions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America. Six major studies were conducted using telephone-interviewing methodologies.

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    Public Awareness - The perceptions and attitudes of the general public toward the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    This paper reports a study of the perceptions and attitudes of the general public toward the Seventh-day Adventist Church commissioned by the North American Division. Its purpose was to determine the level of name recognition of the Adventist Church in the...

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    Public Awareness of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Parkersburg West Virginia Tertiary
    This paper reports a survey of the general public in Parkersburg, West Virginia commissioned by the North American Division. Telephone interviews were completed in 2011. The purpose of this study was to establish a baseline measurement of public perceptions...

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    Public Perceptions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America Tertiary
    This survey was conducted on behalf of North American Division to assess public awareness of the Seventh-day Adventist church. Over 1200 participants from the general public answered questions used to gage broader perceptions of the church.

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    Public Perceptions of the Seventh-day Church & Adventist Community Services in the Chartiers Valley Tertiary
    This paper reports a research on public perceptions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and Adventist community services in the Chartiers Valley. Telephone interviews were used for collecting the data.

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    Race Relations Issues in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America Tertiary
    This paper reports a study commissioned within the North American Division. Its purpose was to discover the range of attitudes and opinions that exist among Seventh-day Adventist Church members about issues related to race and ethnicity. Focus groups were...

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    Religion and Media - The Great Divide Tertiary
    This paper reports a research on how journalists perceive the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Surveys and interviews were used.

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    Religion and Positions on Public Issues among Seventh-day Adventists in the United States Tertiary
    The purpose of this article is to present the results of research into the relationship between religion and public issues among Seventh-day Adventists in the U.S. The study describes Adventists' opinion on public issues, as well as their political identification...

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    Religiosity and Public Issues Among Seventh-Day Adventists Tertiary
    "This study explores the relationships between religiosity and attitudes toward public issues in a random national sample of 419 members of the Seventh-day Adventist church. Church members favored liberal social-political causes as long as the church...

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    Sabbath and Health Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a study with purpose to develop a measure of Sabbath beliefs and activities, to determine the structure of these beliefs and activities, to compare the structure in Adventists and Christians who attend church on Sunday, and to learn...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Lifestyle Views - Forever Faithful 2014 Tertiary
    This presentation lays out findings from survey of Attendees of Forever Faithful Camporee 2014. A questionnaire was used to gather the data. Its purpose was to find their relationship with the church and peers, views on finances, views on healthy lifestyle...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Responses to Branch Davidian Notoriety - Patterns of Diversity within a Sect Reducing Tension with Society Tertiary
    "The Branch Davidians were linked to the Seventh-day Adventist Church by their historical roots, the source of their members, their name (officially the Branch Davidian Seventh-day Adventists), their identity, and their apocalyptic preoccupations, idiom,...

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    Single Parents in Black Adventism Tertiary
    "This presentation gives an overview of the literature addressing single parenthood in the Black Seventh-day Adventist Church. It presents a pilot project on single parents in order to develop a single parent-friendly model for the intent of which is...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 11 Issue 1: Worldview Crisis Tertiary-Lifelong
    Is the world in crisis? Despite the claims of a much larger percentage, recent studies revealed only 4% of American adults ages 18-29 hold a biblical worldview! In his editorial, Perry discusses this and other alarming data. Additional articles in this issue...

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    The Church and Gen X Xer Attitudes Revealed Tertiary
    This paper reports a ten-year study on young adults who grew up Adventist across North America. Surveys were used for collecting the data.

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    The Politics of American Adventists Tertiary
    This is an excerpt from the book Citizens of Two Worlds: Religion and Politics Among American Seventh-day Adventists, written by Roger Dudley and Edwin Hernandez. The excerpt examines the political attitudes and voting behavior of American Seventh-day...

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    The Publics Attitudes Toward the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    This paper reports a study of the public attitudes toward the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Its purpose was to measure current attitudes of the U.S. public toward the Adventist Church. A total of 1577 interviews were conducted in March 1970.

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    US Public Awareness of and Attitudes Toward the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    This paper reports a study of U.S. public's awareness of, and attitudes toward, the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Its purpose was to measure the current level of awareness of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and its activities, as well as to measure positive...

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    Where Church and State Meet - Spectrum Surveys the Adventist Vote Tertiary
    Religious liberty and political engagement combined with a plethora of social attitudes often collide when electoral sessions are around. In collaboration with Spectrum Magazine and the Institute of Church Ministries, this paper attempts to provide an in-depth...

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    You Lost Me Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a report of the study on the relationship between science and religion. It is focused on 6 main questions: 1. I feel intellectually prepared to discuss creation and evolution topics. 2. I believe God created the world in 6 literal...