Profiles of Ministry I, 1989

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This study was conducted to gather information on and assess the readiness of divinity students to be good parish ministers. Profiles of the Ministry I includes general biographical information on seminarians from 115 seminaries in a variety of degree programs.

Data File
Cases: 18,510
Variables: 28
Weight Variable: None
Data Collection
Date Collected: 1977-1989
Funded By
The Lilly Endowment, Inc.
Principal Investigators
Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Related Publications
O'Neill, Joseph P. and Richard T. Murphy (1991) "Changing Age and Gender Profiles Among Entering Seminary Students: 1975-1989." Ministry Research Notes: An Occasional ETS Report Spring 1991. Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service