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  • Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland. Religious Practice in Late Modernity.
    Ganiel, Gladys (2016)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2009 surveys, on interviews, & on case studies. For many, the Roman Catholic Church is a convenient foil against which the define their fair. Describes extra-institutional religion--religiosity connected to & going beyond organized churches, thereby balancing individualism. Reports attitudes toward reconciliation & ecumenism.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; State; Secularization; Pluralism; Parish council; Marginality; Ireland; Individualism; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Ecumenism; Clergy; Catholic, Ireland; Ambivalence; Diversity; Conflict; Extra-institutional
  • Evangelical ambivalence toward gays and lesbians.
    Bean, Lydia, and Brandon C. Martinez (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:3: 395-417.

    Analyzes 2010 Baylor Religion Survey data, Evangelical subsample; 35% had progressive views about homosexuality & tended to attend services less; 24% favored allowing homosexual unions though morally opposed to homosexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States; Homosexuality; Ambivalence; Moral
  • Doing family, doing gender, doing religion: Structured ambivalence and the religion-family connection.
    Bulanda, Jennifer Roebuck (2011)
    Journal of Family theory & Review 3:3: 179-197.

    Associated Search Terms: Ambivalence; Family; Gender
  • The Men's Section: Orthodox Jewish Men in an Egalitarian World.
    Davidman, Lynn (2011)
    Waltham, Massachusetts: Brandeis University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Ambivalence; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Feminism; Gender traditionalism
  • A Church of Our Own. Disestablishment and Diversity in American Religion.
    Warner, R. Stephen (2005)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    A collection of essays.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, Mendocino; Ritual; Migrant; Pluralism; Congregationalism; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Assimilation; Mestizaje; Syncretism; Rational choice theory; Parish; Music; Herberg, Will; Ambivalence; United States
  • 'Korean American Evangelical.' A Resolution of Sociological Ambivalence among Korean American College Students.
    Park, Soyoung (2004)
    In Tony Carnes and Fengang Yang (eds.) Asian American Religions. The Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries. New York: New York University Press, pp. 182-204.

    Studies a Korean Christian fellowship student organization at a private New York City university.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Identity; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Ambivalence; Students, undergraduate; Korean Americans
  • De la religion: ambivalences et distancements respectabilité.
    Voyé, Liliane, and Karel Dobbelaere (2001)
    In B. Bawin-Legros, L. Voyé, K. Dobbelaere, and M. Elchardus (eds.) Belge toujours. Burxelles: De Boeck-Larcier, pp. 146-149.

    Associated Search Terms: Belgium; Ambivalence
  • The New and Improved Clint Eastwood: Change and Persistence in Promise Keepers Self-Help Literature.
    Bloch, Jon P. (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:1: 11-31.

    The Promise Keepers movement exploits cultural change & is influenced by such change.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Change; Ambivalence; Gender; Promise Keepers
  • The Ambivalence of Power in Early Christianity.
    Theisen, Gerd (1997)
    In Cynthia L. Rigby (ed.) Power, Powerlessness, and the Divine. New Inquiries in Bible and Theology. Atlanta: Scholars Press, pp. 21-36.

    Associated Search Terms: Power; Early Christian; Ambivalence
  • The Roles of Church and Community Mothers: Ambivalent American Sexism or Fragmented African Familyhood.
    Gilkes, Cheryl Townsend (1997)
    In Cheryl Townsend Gilkes, African-American Religion: Interpretive Essays in History and Culture. New York: Routledge, pp. 365-388.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, sexism; Ambivalence; Church mother
  • Modern Orthodox Judaism: A Study in Ambivalence.
    Fishman, Aryei (1995)
    social Compass 42:1: 89-95.

    Overview of modern Orthodox, versus traditional Orthodox, Judaism.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Modern Orthodox; Jewish, Orthodox; Ambivalence
  • Joyful Disaster: An Ambivalence-religion Hypothesis.
    Weigert, Andrew J. (1989)
    Sociological Analysis 50:1: 73-88.

    Associated Search Terms: Ambivalence
  • La demanda di religione dei giovani tra "eclissi" e "ritorno" del sacro.
    Milanesi, Giancarlo (1983)
    Sociologia 17:1: 283-296.

    Analyzes interview data from young Italians affiliated with religious, cultural, & political organizations & from an unaffiliated sample; uses personal religious histories from a subsample. Sees spontaneous religious interest but ambivalence over church.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Ambivalence; Italy
  • Interpersonal Contamination: Pollution Fears in the Human Potential Movement.
    Westley, Frances (1982)
    Studies in Religion/Sciences eligieuses 11:2: 149-162.

    Interprets interview material from human potential groups in Montreal with concepts from Mary Douglas' Purity and Danger (1966).

    Associated Search Terms: Ambivalence; Purity/pollution; Human potential movement; Canada, Quebec, Montreal
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