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  • Interrogatng and constructing the "authentic" Roman Catholic Church: Feminist perspectives among Canadian women religious.
    Gervais, Christine, and Claire Turenne Sjolander (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:3: 365-396.

    Based on 2008-11 field work, interviews, & questionnaire data from current & former sisters in Ontario. Respondents constructed "church" often from a feminist & social justice orientation rather than the official hierarchical one.

    Associated Search Terms: Justice; Feminism; Ex-sisters; Canada, Ontario; Orders/congregations; Sisters; Social construction of reality; Women; Catholic, Canada; Authenticity
  • Privatized religiosity revisited: Building an authenticity model of individual-church relations.
    Pessi, Anne Birgitta (2013)
    Social Compass 60:1: 3-21.

    Based on in-depth interviews with 17 religious Finns who were not active in churches. Interviewees equated privatized religion with authenticity.

    Associated Search Terms: Authenticity; Experience; Finland; Grounded theory; Privatization
  • Keeping it real!: Constructing and maintaining traditional authenticity in a Tibetan Buddhist organisation in Scotland.
    McKenzie, John S. (2011)
    Sociological Research Online 3:16.

    Associated Search Terms: Authenticity; Great Britain, Scotland; Buddhist, Tibetan, Great Britain
  • Emotion-work, Commitment, and the Authentication of the Self: The Case of Gay and ex-Gay Christian Support Groups.
    Wolkomir, Michelle (2001)
    Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 30:3: 305-334.

    Associated Search Terms: Emotion; Support group; Self; Authenticity; Work; Homosexuality
  • The City and Beyond as Dialogue: Negotiating Religious Authenticity in Global Society.
    Beyer, Peter F. (1998)
    Social Compass 45:1: 67-79.

    Associated Search Terms: Globalization; Authenticity; Relativization; Urban
  • Authenticity in Hinduism--Who, What, How?
    Hertel, Bradley R., and Meeta Mehrotra (1996)
    In Lewis F. Carter (ed.), The Issue of Authenticity in the Study of Religions. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 229-250.

    Associated Search Terms: Authenticity; Hindu
  • Practical Religion and Peasant Recruitment to Non-Catholic Groups in Latin America.
    Leatham, Miguel C. (1996)
    In Lewis F. Carter (ed.), The Issue of Authenticity in the Study of Religions. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 175-190.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; Folk religion; Latin America; Conversion; Authenticity
  • 'Authenticity' in Afro-Caribbean Religions: Contested Constructs, Contested Rites.
    Glazier, Stephen D. (1996)
    In Lewis F. Carter (ed.), The Issue of Authenticity in the Study of Religion. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 207-225.

    Associated Search Terms: Trinidad and Tobago; Authenticity; Africanist; Orisha, Trinidad and Tobago; Spiritual Baptist, Trinidad and Tobago
  • The Problem of Authenticity in the Study of Religious Traditions.
    Carter, Lewis F. (1994)
    In Arthur L. Greil and Thomas Robbins (eds.), Religion and the Social Order, Vol. 4 Between Sacred and Secular: Research and theroy on Quasi-Religion. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 241-249.

    Proposes studying criteria by which different religions decide what is authentically religious.

    Associated Search Terms: Constructionist theory; Authenticity
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