A Review of Religious Organisational Models and Their Applicability to the Uniting Church in Australia

Frazer, Anthony James (1987) A Review of Religious Organisational Models and Their Applicability to the Uniting Church in Australia The University of Queensland:

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Author Frazer, Anthony James
Title of report A Review of Religious Organisational Models and Their Applicability to the Uniting Church in Australia
Publication date 1987
Place of publication The University of Queensland
Total pages 178
Language eng
Subjects 14 Economics
Formatted abstract
This paper examines a range of models of religious organisations and assesses their applicability to the Uniting Church in Australia. The models examined fall into three broad groups: approaches to the institutionalisation of religion; Church-Sect theory, which is the most widely-used model used in relation to religious organisation; and a selection of more specific organisational models independent of Church-Sect theory.

The paper concludes that neither Church-Sect theory nor any other single model adequately explains the structure and religious organisations. Researchers are encouraged to models that deal with specific issues of interest. nor any other functioning of use or develop


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