Swedish church customs

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive

Description

Lund University Church History Archive was founded in 1942. The task was to explain and document how the life and manners of the Swedish people was rooted in Christian belief and church customs. Parallel with the investigations of the older church customs the Church Archive started to examine the changes of the contemporary church customs. To get a view of the usage of different customs in the country at the same point of time, a questionnaire was sent to all parishes in 1962. The questionnaire included questions on customs in connection with the general services and at church festivals, and also at different church ceremonies such as christenings, confirmations, marriages and funerals. This nationwide inventory has been repeated in 1968, 1974, 1980, 1986, 1995, 2002 and in 2008/2009.

Purpose:

To identify changes in the contemporary church practice.

Subject area

Cultural activities and participation, Religion and values (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Religious Studies, History of Religions (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0577

Description

Lund University Church History Archive was founded in 1942. The task was to explain and document how the life and manners of the Swedish people was rooted in Christian belief and church customs. Parallel with the investigations of the older church customs the Church Archive started to examine the changes of the contemporary church customs. To get a view of the usage of different customs in the country at the same point of time, a questionnaire was sent to all parishes in 1962. The questionnaire included questions on customs in connection with the general services and at church festivals, and also at different church ceremonies such as christenings, confirmations, marriages and funerals. This nationwide inventory has been repeated in 1968, 1974, 1980, 1986, 1995, 2002 and in 2008/2009.

Purpose:

To identify changes in the contemporary church practice.

Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1962-01-01 — 2010-12-31

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

Parish

Highest geographic unit

Country

Unit of analysis

Population

Vicars in the Church of Sweden

Sampling procedure

Total universe/Complete enumeration

Subject area

Cultural activities and participation, Religion and values (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Religious Studies, History of Religions (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

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Gustafsson, Göran (2006). LUKA 27 om Kyrklig sed 2002 : materialbeskrivning, resultatredovisning, analyssempel . Lunds universitets kyrkohistoriska arkiv
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ISSN: 0455-0196
ISBN: 91-89515-13-7

Bringéus, Nils-Arvid (2005). Den kyrkliga seden. Carlsson Bokförlag.
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ISBN: 9172037156

Bringéus, N.-A. (2004). Frågelistorna och den kyrkliga seden. I,: Arkiv, fakultet, kyrka: festskrift till Ingmar Brohed, p. 413-422.
Libris

Jarlert, Anders (2009). Danska spår i syd- och västsvenskt kyrkoliv - kan LUKA ge svar?. Religionssociologi i brytningstider. En vänbok till Curt Dahlgren. s. 242-253.
Swepub Libris Till lärosätets (lu) databas
ISBN: 978-91-974760-3-4
ISSN: 1651-4432

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Version 2.0

Dataset 1

Swedish church customs 1962

Suggested citation

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive (2013). <em>Swedish church customs 1962</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001587">https://doi.org/10.5878/001587</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Text

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1962 — 1962

Data collector: Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated

1962 — 1962

Variables

116

Number of individuals/objects

2576

Response rate/participation rate

99.7

Version 2.0

Version 1.0

Dataset 2

Swedish church customs 1968

Suggested citation

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive (2013). <em>Swedish church customs 1968</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001586">https://doi.org/10.5878/001586</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Text

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1968 — 1968

Data collector: Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated

1968 — 1968

Variables

177

Number of individuals/objects

2569

Response rate/participation rate

96.7

Version 2.0

Dataset 3

Swedish church customs 1974

Suggested citation

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive (2013). <em>Swedish church customs 1974</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001553">https://doi.org/10.5878/001553</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Text

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1974 — 1974

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated

1974 — 1974

Variables

245

Number of individuals/objects

2570

Response rate/participation rate

99.3

Version 2.0

Dataset 4

Swedish church customs 1980

Suggested citation

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive (2013). <em>Swedish church customs 1980</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001556">https://doi.org/10.5878/001556</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Text

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1986 — 1986

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated

1980 — 1980

Variables

241

Number of individuals/objects

2569

Response rate/participation rate

96.7

Version 2.0

Dataset 5

Swedish Church Customs 1986

Suggested citation

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive (2013). <em>Swedish Church Customs 1986</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001557">https://doi.org/10.5878/001557</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Text

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1995 — 1995

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated

1986 — 1986

Variables

192

Number of individuals/objects

2566

Response rate/participation rate

86.2

Version 2.0

Version 1.0

Dataset 6

Swedish church customs 1995

Suggested citation

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive (2013). <em>Swedish church customs 1995</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001560">https://doi.org/10.5878/001560</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Text

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1980 — 1980

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated

1995 — 1995

Variables

214

Number of individuals/objects

2542

Response rate/participation rate

87.5

Version 2.0

Dataset 7

Swedish Church Customs 2002

Suggested citation

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive (2013). <em>Swedish Church Customs 2002</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001614">https://doi.org/10.5878/001614</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Text

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2003-02 — 2004-01

Data collector: Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated

2002-01-01 — 2002-12-31

Variables

235

Number of individuals/objects

2220

Response rate/participation rate

72.9

Version 2.1

Version 2.0

Dataset 8

Swedish Church Customs 2008-2009

Suggested citation

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive (2014). <em>Swedish Church Customs 2008-2009</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001659">https://doi.org/10.5878/001659</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Text

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2009-09 — 2009-12

Data collector: Lund University, Lund University Church History Archive

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated

2008-10-01 — 2009-09-30

Variables

255

Number of individuals/objects

975

Published: 1997-01-01
Last updated: 2020-01-20