Adair T. Lummis
Articles and Books
“Heart and Head” in Reaching Pastors of Black Churches A paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Association for the Sociology of Religion, Montreal, August 2006
Program and Policy Research Dynamics in Authority Contained and Dispersed Church Systems A paper presented at the SSSR-RRA Annual Meetings in Rochester, New York, November 2005.
Numinous Experiences and Reflexive Spirituality in the Formation of Religious Capital Among Feminist Women Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Association for the Sociology of Religion Philadelphia, August 2005.
The Middle Judicatory as a System of Congregations Connected to the Regional Office a judicatory research report summary
Judicatories' Ways of Encouraging Congregations to Share or Covenant with one another in Ministry and Mission a judicatory research report summary
Encouraging Large, Wealthy Congregations to Share Resources with Small, Poor Congregations, Second Research Report, Part B a judicatory research report summary
Regional Leaders Ways of Working with Congregations a judicatory research report summary
Getting Pastors for Churches & Clergy for the Judicatory a judicatory research report summary
Finding Leaders at All for Part-Time and Rural Parishes a judicatory research report summary
Nonstipendiary and/or Non-M.Div. Pastors for Small Congregations: Education, Oversight and Impact on Community and Covenant Within the Judicatory a judicatory research report summary
Connections and Unity Among and Between Congregations, Middle (Regional) Judicatories and Their National Church a judicatory research report summary
Summary of Major Findings on a 2003 Survey of the NCC Justice for Women Network Results of a 2003 survey with analysis and summary by Dr. Lummis.
Reaching Toward Wholeness II: Highlights of the 21st Century Survey, The Participation of Women in the Episcopal Church Presented at the 2003 General Convention, Dr. Lummis provided research analysis for this survey
Men's Commitment to Religion: Perceptions of its Nature, Nurture, and Consequences A paper delivered at the Annual Meetings of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, October 2003.
What Do Lay People Want in Pastors? Answers from Lay Search Committee Chairs and Regional Judicatory Leaders from Pulpit & Pew, Research on Pastoral Leadership
Brand Name Identity in a Post-Denominational Age: Regional Leaders’ Perspectives On Its Importance for Churches A paper delivered at The Annual Meetings of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Columbus, Ohio, October, 2001.
The Art and Science of Subtle Proactivity: Regional Leaders and Their Congregations A paper being presented at the Religious Research Association Annual Meetings, Columbus, Ohio October 2001.
Women Clergy Research and the Sociology of Religion Written by Dr. Lummis with Paula D. Nesbitt and printed in Sociology of Religion, January 30 2001.
The Role of Judicatories in Interpreting Denominational Identity A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Research Association Boston, 1999
Judicatory Niches and Negotiations
A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion, San Francisco, 1998
Women of the Cloth: A New Opportunity for the Churches
A 1983 out of print book about changes that cultural images are undergoing as increasing numbers of women enter the ordained ministry of several Protestant denominations
Clergy Women: An Uphill Calling
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Women, men and styles of clergy leadership
A summary of the Clergy Women study by Barbara Brown Zikmund, Adair T. Lummis and Patricia M. Y. Chang
An article about the Clergy Women Study