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  • New Monasticism and the Transformation of American Evangelicalism.
    Markofski, Wes (2015)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    2006-11 open ended interview study of an Evangelical urban monastery in a Midwest U.S.A. city; members were critical of theological individualism & political conservatism. Content analysis of Evangelical books shows contrasting positions in the field.

    Associated Search Terms: Justice; Bourdieu, Pierre; Commune; Conservative/liberal; Content analysis; Culture; Field; Monasticism; Grounded theory; Inner-worldly asceticism; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • L'économie dans l'utopie monastique: les stratégies d'adaptation.
    Jonveaux, Isabelle (2013)
    Social Compass 60:2: 160-173.

    Based on 2004 fieldwork at European monasteries, & data on their incomes & expenditures.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Monasticism; Other-worldly asceticism; Economic
  • Misticismo, ascetismo e azione nella sociologia della religione di Max Weber.
    Kalberg, Stephen (2012)
    Etnografia e Richerca Qualitativa 2: 163-184.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Mysticism; Weber, Max
  • Asceticism and the place of the body in modern monastic prayer.
    Jonveaux, Isabelle (2012)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Mapping Religion and Spirituality in a Postsecular World. Religion and the Social Order 22. Leiden: Brill, pp. 151-166.

    History of the role of asceticism in monastic prayer. Contemporary shft to use of the body as a means of expression isntead. "Spirituality" functionally replaces asceticism.

    Associated Search Terms: Body; Spirituality; Monasticism; Asceticism; Prayer
  • Extreme asceticism: Confucian practice and Riesebrodt's religious virtuoso.
    Choi, Mihwa (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 456-467.

    Presents evidence of virtuoso asceticism in Confucian tradition, which Riesebrodt would not label as such.

    Associated Search Terms: Confucian; Asceticism; Riesebrodt, Martin; Practice-centered theory; Virtuoso
  • Religiosity and deviance: An examination of the moral community and antiasceticism hypotheses among U.S. adults.
    Sturgis, Paul W., and Robert D. Baller (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:4: 809-820.

    Uses 2000 & '02 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data in one analysis & 1998 in another; attendance is inversely related to minor & major deviance, controlling for regions (which vary by attendance rates). Interaction of mean region attendance & individual attendance produced no effects.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Drug; Practice; Asceticism; Criminology; Contextual effects; Sexual activity; United States; Regionalism
  • Le monachisme dans la sociologie de Max Weber et de Ernst Troeltsch.
    Turcotte, Paul-André, with Arthur Lambert (2012)
    Claretianum 52: 405-503.

    Synthesis of the treatment of orders/congregations in the writings of Max Weber & Ernst Troeltsch, followed by extracts from their wriitngs in German with French translations.

    Associated Search Terms: Rationalization; Weber, Max; Virtuoso; Troeltsch, Ernst; Orders/congregations; Charisma; Asceticism; Typology
  • Le Monastére au travail: le Royaume de Dieu au défi de l'économie.
    Jonveaux, Isabelle (2011)
    Paris: Bayard.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Other-worldly asceticism; Monasticism
  • Max Weber's Vocation: Some Remarks Concerning the Disenchantment of the Disenchanter.
    Motta, Roberto (2011)
    Social Compass 58:2: 153-161.

    Contrary to Weber's claim, romance languages & Catholic countries have the concept of vocation; the example of François de Sales is an example.

    Associated Search Terms: Inner-worldly asceticism; Weber, Max; Vocation
  • Corporéités, Ascéticismes et Sécularisation dans le Discours de la Confrérie Naqshbandi Turque Contemporaine.
    Manço, Ural (2010)
    Social Compass 57:4: 479-492.

    Analysis of the discourse of a late 20th century Sufi sheik.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Asceticism; Discourse; Inner-worldly asceticism; Islam, Turkey; Turkey; Islam, Sufi; Other-worldly asceticism; Mobility (vertical)
  • Salvation Goods and Culture Goods: An Interpretation of Max Weber.
    Merz-Benz, Peter-Ulrich (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation Goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 19-30.

    Weber's depiction of the rational elimination of distractions from a subjective dwelling on the divne is a more convincing model of religious rationality than that proposed in rational choice theory.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Religious goods; Rationality; Rational choice theory; Other-worldly asceticism; Mysticism; Asceticism; Inner-worldly asceticism
  • Aspetti cognitivi della fuga dal mondo. Il caso dell'eremitismo.
    Turina, Isacco (2006)
    Rassegna italiani di sociologia 2006:2: 297-328.

    contemporary eremetism in Italy has only limited success because of the cognitive effort needed for it.

    Associated Search Terms: Hermit; World rejection; Asceticism; Other-worldly asceticism
  • Utilizing Max Weber's 'Iron Cage' to Define the Past, Present, and Future of the American Political Culture.
    Kalberg, Stephen (2005)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr., and Lutz Kaelber (eds.), The Protestant Ethic Turns 100. Essays on the Centenary of the Weber Thesis. Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm, pp. 191-208.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Asceticism; Weber, Max; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Upper Class Asceticism: Social Origins of Ascetic Movements and Medieval Saints.
    Stark, Rodney (2003)
    Review of Religious Research 45:1: 5-19.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Saints; Stratification; Historical
  • The Disciplinary Revolution: Calvinism and the Rise of the State in Early Modern Europe.
    Gorski, Philip S. (2003)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    The Calvinist Reformation produced the infrastructure of the state with not only a work ethic but discipline.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Germany, Brandenburg-Prussia; Politics; Discipline; Historical; Netherlands; Protestant Ethic; Reformation; State; Calvinist
  • Buddhist and Protestant Korean Immigrants. Religious Beliefs and Socioeconomic Aspects of Life.
    Kwon, Okyun (2003)
    New York: LFB Scholarly Publishing.

    Based on interview, questionnaire, & participant observation data from New York; questionnaires were sent to a national U.S. sample of Korean Buddhist temples.

    Associated Search Terms: Other-worldly asceticism; United States, New York, New York; Protestant, U.S.A.; Assimilation; Comparative; Inner-worldly asceticism; Christian, Korea; Korea; Migrant; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Generations; Korean Americans; Economic; Cho-gye
  • Catholic and Non-Catholic Theologies of Liberation: Poverty, Self-improvement, and Ethics Among Small-scale Entrepreneurs in Guatemala City.
    Gooren, Henri (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:1: 29-45.

    The individualistic ascetic content of alternatives to Catholicism attracts the poor. Illustrative cases of the Mormons and the neo-pentecostal Lluvias de Gracia in Guatemala City.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, Guatemala; Liberation theology; Base communities; Asceticism; Guatemala, Guatemala City; Pentecostal, neo, Guatemala; Lluvias de Gracia; Individualism; Stratification
  • Converted Women Redefining their Family Roles in Mexico.
    Fortuny Loret de Mola, Patricia (2000)
    In Sharon K. Houseknecht and Jerry G. Pankhurst (eds.) Family, Religion, and Social Change in Diverse Societies. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 363-380.

    The asceticism of Pentecostalism, Mormonism, & Jehovah's Witness in Mexico draws converts because it leads to family well-being.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Catholic, Mexico; Mexico; Pentecostal, Mexico; Mormon, Mexico; Jehovah´s Witness, Mexico; Family; Conversion; Women; Popular Catholicism
  • Zur Genese des Askesekonzepts bei Max Weber.
    Treiber, Hubert (1999)
    Saeculum 50:2: 247-297.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Weber, Max
  • Max Weber and World-Denying Love: A Look at the Historical Sociology of Religion.
    Bellah, Robert N. (1999)
    Journal of the American Academy of Religion 67:2: 277-304. Reprinted in Robert N. Bellah and Steven M. Tipton (eds.) The Robert Bellah Reader. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 2006, pp. 123-149.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Brotherliness; Altruism; Weber, Max
  • Religion and Life Conduct: A Weberian Analysis of Asceticism and Lay Religious Movements in the Middle Ages (Max Weber, Ernst Troeltsch).
    Kaelber, Lutz (1996)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Indiana University [DA 57A, p. 333]

    Associated Search Terms: Troeltsch, Ernst; Catholic, medieval; Asceticism; Europe, medieval; Weber, Max; Historical
  • Other- and Inner-worldly Esceticism in Medieval Waldensianism: A Weberian Analysis.
    Kaelber, Lutz (1995)
    Sociology of Religion 56:2: 91-119.

    Describes the largely other-worldly asceticism of medieval Waldensian itinerant preachers & inner-worldly asceticism of the Austrian Waldensians.

    Associated Search Terms: Otherworldliness; Historical; Inner-worldly asceticism; Typology; Waldensian
  • New Mutations of the Protestant Ethic among Latin American Pentecostals.
    Martin, Bernice (1995)
    Religion. An International Journal 25:2: 101-117.

    The inner worldly asceticism of Latin American Pentecostals offers some support for capitalism despite tensions with it.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Latin America; Capitalism; Economic; Protestant Ethic; Latin America; Asceticism
  • Les religieuses catholiques en France: deux systèmes de représentation du monde.
    Talin, Kristoff (1995)
    Social Compass 42:1: 35-46.

    Analyzes survey data from French female religious. Describes conservatives in terms of other-worldly asceticism, progressive ones in terms of inner-worldly, & contemplatives in terms of mysticism.

    Associated Search Terms: Orders/congregations; Mysticism; Otherworldliness; Inner-worldly asceticism; Catholic, France; Sisters
  • Comment on Latin American Protestantism.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (1994)
    Sociology of Religion 55:2: 197-205. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Religion & Democracy in Latin America. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1995, pp. 149-157]

    Applies a traditionalist, ascetic, & romantic typology of Protestantism to Latin America.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Latin America; Latin America; Asceticism; Traditionalism
  • Strictly Speaking?: Kelley's Quandary and the Vineyard Christian Fellowship.
    Perrin, Robin D., and Armand L. Mauss (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:2: 125-135.

    Analyzes 1988-89 questionnaire data from congregations of the Vineyard Christian Fellowship in southern California & Washington State; shows the independence of social strength from strictness.

    Associated Search Terms: Vineyard Churches; Strictness; Membership; Asceticism
  • The Protestant Ethic Revisited: Disciplinary Revolution and State Formation in Holland and Prussia.
    Gorski, Philip S. (1993)
    American Journal of Sociology 99:2: 265-316.

    The founding of European states, 16-18th centuries, was not solely produced by monarchs' administrative revolutions but also a disciplinary one sparked by Calvinism & other ascetic movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Asceticism; State; Calvinist; Historical; Europe
  • The Ascetic Conundrum: The Confucian Ethic and Taoism in Chinese Culture.
    Garrett, William R. (1992)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Twentieth-Century World Religious Movements in Neo-Weberian Perspective. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 21-30.

    Associated Search Terms: Confucian; Asceticism; Daoist; Weber, Max
  • Instituts religieux et économie charismatique.
    Séguy, Jean (1992)
    Social Compass 39:1: 35-51.

    Observes a rationalized economic charisma or charismatized economic rationale, having a double logic of exceptional asceticism & rational use of resources.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Catholic; Orders/congregations; Charisma; Economic; Rationality
  • Aspects de l'Asceticisme dans l'Orthodoxie Contemporaine. Le Cas de la Roumanie.
    Costa de Beauregard, M.-A. (1991)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 75: 39-54.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Romanian Orthodox, Romania; Romania
  • Roman Catholicism and the "Methodical Conduct of Life": Catholic Action in Flanders in a Weberian Perspective.
    Laermans, Rudi (1991)
    Social Compass 38:1: 87-91.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic Action; Catholic, Belgium; Belgium; Asceticism
  • Charisma and the Transformation of Grace in the Early Modern Era.
    Seligman, Adam B. (1991)
    Social Research 58:3: 591-620.

    Maintains that the Reformation's this-worldly soteriology engendered modernism.

    Associated Search Terms: Inner-worldly asceticism; Protestant Ethic; Modernity; Reformation
  • Pietism's Confrontation with Enlightenment Rationalism: An Examination of the Relation between Ascetic Protestantism and Science.
    Becker, George (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:2: 139-158.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Merton, Robert K.; Pietist; Protestant Ethic; Historical; Science
  • The Mysticism and Asceticism of Medieval Women: Some Comments on the Typologies of Max Weber and Ernst Troeltsch.
    Bynum, Caroline W. (1991)
    In Caroline W. Bynum, Fragmentation and redemption: Essays on Gender and the Human body in Medieval Religion. New York: Zone Books, pp. 53-78.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Women; Typology; Mysticism; Asceticism; Troeltsch, Ernst; Europe, medieval
  • Inner-worldly Individualism and the Institutionalization of Puritanism in Late Seventeenth Century New England.
    Seligman, Adam B. (1990)
    British Journal of Sociology 41:4: 537-557.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New England; Puritan; Asceticism; Inner-worldly; Historical; Individualism
  • Ascèse, Rationalité, Modernité en Contexte Oriental: le Bouddhisme de la Soka Gakkai.
    Hourmant, Louis (1989)
    Social Compass 36:1: 83-94.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Rationality; Soka Gakkai, Japan; Japan
  • The Effect of Religiosity on Secular and Ascetic Deviance: An Exploration of the Burkett and White Anti-Asceticism Hypothesis.
    Cochran, John K. (1988)
    Sociological Focus 21:4: 293-306.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Deviance/social control
  • Mystik und Askese im Leben mittelaltericher Frauen: Einige Bemerkungen zu den Typologien von Max Weber und Ernst Troeltsch.
    Bynum, Caroline W. (1988)
    In Wolfgang Schluchter (ed.) Max Webers Sicht des Okzidentalen Christentums: Interpretation und Kritik. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, pp. 355-382.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Troeltsch, Ernst; Mysticism; Europe, medieval; Asceticism; Typology; Women
  • Religion und Lebensführung. Studien zu Max Webers Religions- und Herrschaftssoziologie, 2 vols.
    Schluchter, Wolfgang (1988)
    Frankfurt: Suhrkamp.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew; Puritan; Otherworldliness; Weber, Max; Early Christian; Asceticism; Confucian, China; China; Charisma; Daoist, China; Buddhist; Hindu; Rationalization; Islam; Jewish; Protestant Ethic
  • Regional Contrasts within Black Protestantism: A Research Note.
    Stump, Roger W. (1987)
    Social Forces 66:1: 143-151.

    Analyzes 1972-84 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data from African Americans; social factors affect church attendance more in the South, religious & ascetic factors in the North.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; African Americans; Asceticism; United States, regions
  • The Artist as Cultural Guide: Camus' post-Christian Asceticism.
    Woolfolk, Alan (1986)
    Sociological Analysis 47:2: 93-110.

    Portrays the ideals of Albert Camus.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Literature
  • The Fallacy of the Received Word: A Reexamination of Merton's Pietism-science Thesis.
    Becker, George (1986)
    American Journal of Sociology 91:5: 1203-1218.

    Associated Search Terms: Pietist; Merton, Robert K.; Protestant Ethic; Science; Asceticism
  • This-worldly Transcendentalism and the Structuring of the World: Weber's 'Religion of China' and the Format of Chinese History and Civilization.
    Eisenstadt, Shmuel N. (1985)
    In Andreas Buss (ed.), Max Weber in Asian Studies. Leiden: Brill, pp. 46-64./Journal of Developing Societies 1: 168-186.

    Contrary to Max Weber, sees Confucian China as having a transcendental vision & tension with the world, though defined & resolved in secular terms.

    Associated Search Terms: Inner-worldly asceticism; Historical; China; Weber, Max; Confucian
  • Exemplarische Prophetie oder ethisch geleitete Askese? Überlegungen zur früh buddhistischen Reform.
    Obeyesekere, Gananath (1984)
    In Wolfgang Schluchter (ed.) Max Webers Studie über Hinduismus und Buddhismus. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, pp. 247-273.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Weber, Max; Prophecy; Buddhist
  • Pietism and Science: A Critique of Robert K. Merton's Hypothesis.
    Becker, George (1984)
    American Journal of Sociology 89:5: 1065-1090. Comment by Robert K. Merton 89:5: 1091-1121.

    Associated Search Terms: Merton, Robert K.; Pietist; Science; Asceticism; Protestant Ethic
  • The Puritan Pattern in Islamic Revival Movements.
    Waardenburg, Jacques (1983)
    Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Soziologie/Revue suisse de sociologie 9:3: 687-702.

    Proposes a "puritan" ideal type of ethos, on the basis of recent Islamic revival movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam; Revitalization movement; Asceticism
  • Ascetti e mistici in un società secolarizzata.
    Pace, Enzo (1983)
    Padua: Marsilio.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Asceticism; Mystic
  • Christian Intolerance of Homosexuality.
    Greenberg David F., and Marcia H. Bystryn (1982)
    American Journal of Sociology 88:3: 515-548.

    Links intolerance of male homosexuality to ancient asceticism.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Asceticism
  • Asceticism in Mysticism: Transcendental Meditation.
    Norman, William H. (1982)
    Sociological Spectrum 2:3/4: 315-331.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Transcendental Meditation; Mysticism
  • Church-sect and Cult: Bringing Mysticism back in.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (1981)
    Sociological Analysis 42:1: 17-26.

    Distinguishes organizational types (church & sect) from action orientations (asceticism & mysticism) in Max Weber's thought.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Mysticism; Typology; Asceticism
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