Publications on church growth research

Recent Publications

Goodhew, D. & Cooper, A. P. [Eds.] (2018). The Desecularisation of the City: London’s Churches, 1980 to the Present. Routledge, Abingdon, UK.

Goodhew, D. & Cooper, A. P. (2018). “London’s Churches, 1980 to the Present” In The Desecularisation of the City: London’s Churches, 1980 to the Present, edited by David Goodhew and Anthony-Paul Cooper. Routledge, Abingdon, UK, 3-38.

Cooper, A. P. (2018). “Using geotagged Twitter data to uncover hidden church populations” In The Desecularisation of the City: London’s Churches, 1980 to the Present, edited by David Goodhew and Anthony-Paul Cooper. Routledge, Abingdon, UK, 134-147. Download File

Cooper, A. P. & Goodhew, D. (2018). “Warehouses, Garages and Pubs: New Church Buildings in Britain, 1980 to the Present”. The Chapels Society Journal, 3, 81-90. Download File

Cooper, A. P. & Goodhew, D. (2017). “‘Resacralising’ Secular Space: New Churches in a Northern City, 1980 to 2012”. Journal of Contemporary Religion, 32(3), 495-511.

Cooper, A. P. (2017). “Assessing the possible relationship between the sentiment of church-related tweets and church growth”. Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses, 46(1), 37-49. Download File

Goodhew, D. & Barward-Symmons, R. (2015). “New Churches in the North East”. Durham University Research Report, Durham, UK. Download File

Goodhew, D. [Ed.] (2015). Towards a Theology of Church Growth. Ashgate, Farnham, UK.

Cooper, A. P. (2014). “Unwrapping Camden’s church tweeters: A small-scale thematic study of Twitter data”. In K. Woodfield [Ed.], “Social Media in Social Research: Blogs on Blurring the Boundaries”. eBook, NatCen Social Research, London, UK. Download File

Holmes, J. & Kautzer, B. (2013). “Cathedrals, greater churches and the growth of the church”. Durham University Research Report, Durham University, UK.
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Church Army’s Research Unit. (2013). “An analysis of fresh expressions of church and church plants begun in the period 1992 to 2012”. Durham University Research Report, Durham University, UK.
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Goodhew, D., Kautzer, B. & Moffatt, J. (2013). “Amalgamations, team ministries and the growth of the church”. Durham University Research Report, Durham University, UK.
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Goodhew, D. [Ed.] (2012). “Church Growth in Britain: 1980 to the Present Day Ashgate, Farnham, UK.