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  • Transforming spirituality in artistic leisure: How the spiritual meaning of belly dance changes over time.
    Kraus, Rachel (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 459-478.

    Based on open-ended interviews with belly dancers, twice, 5 years apart. The spirituality associated with the dancing tended to be stable or decline.

    Associated Search Terms: Belly dancer; Leisure; Spirituality; Panel study
  • They Danced in the Bible: Identity Integration among Christian Women who Belly Dance.
    Kraus, Rachel (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:4: 457-482.

    Based on interviews with 27 Christian belly dancers.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Role conflict; Belly dancer
  • Straddling the Sacred and Secular: Creating a Spiritual Experience through Belly Dance.
    Kraus, Rachel (2009)
    Sociological Spectrum 29: 598-625.

    Associated Search Terms: Belly dancer; Sacred/profane
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