A Comparative Study using Bibliometric Analysis Method on the Reformed Theology and Evangelicalism

개혁신학과 복음주의에 관한 계량서지학적 비교 연구

  • 유영준 (나사렛대학교 점자문헌정보학과) ;
  • 이재윤 (명지대학교 문헌정보학과)
  • Received : 2018.08.14
  • Accepted : 2018.09.05
  • Published : 2018.09.30


This study aimed at analyzing journals and index terms, authors of the reformed theology and evangelicalism, neutral theological position by using bibliometrical analyzing methods. The analyzing methods are average linkage and neighbor centralities, profile cosine similarities. Especially, when analyzing the relationship between authors, we interpreted the research topic by finding the key shared index terms between the authors. In the journal analysis results, 9 journals were largely clustered together in the two clusters of the reformed theology and evangelicalism, but Presbyterian Theological Quarterly that is thought to be a reformed journal was clustered in evangelical cluster. In the index terms analysis results of the clusters, the reformed theology and evangelicalism were key words representing the two clusters. In the authors' analysis results, we had 9 clusters and the Presbyterian theologian studying the reformed theology had the four clusters and the non-Presbyterian theologian had the 5 clusters. Therefore, we consistently had the two clusters of the reformed theology and evangelicalism in all the analysis of the journals and the index terms, the authors.


The Reformed Theology;Evangelicalism;Bibliometrics;Profile Cosine Similarity;Neighbor Centrality;Parallel Nearest Neighbor Clustering


Supported by : 나사렛대학


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