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  • Social scientists and disenchanters: Some basic themes of Brazilian sociology of religion.
    Motta, Roberto (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 76-106.

    A history, highlighting the "disenchantment" program in the field.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Sociology of religion, Brazil
  • Faith and crime in the construction of social coexistence in the outskirts of São Paulo.
    Abumanssur, Edin S. (2015)
    Social Compass 62:3: 396-411.

    Notes the presence of Pentecostal organized crime figures in the outskirts of São Paulo. The Pentecostalism of that environment has detached itself from the normative Pentecostalism of the large denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Criminology; Pentecostal, Brazil; Brazil, São Paulo, São Paulo
  • A ascensão politica dos Pentecostais no Basil na avaliação de líderes religiosos.
    Machado, Maria das Dores Campos (2014)
    DADOS--Revista de Ciências Sociais 57:3: 601-631.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Brazil; Pentecostal, Brazil; Brazil
  • Sharing charisma as a mode of Pentecostal expansion.
    Campos, Roberta Bivar C. (2014)
    Social Compass 61:3: 277-289.

    In Brazilian Pentecostalism, personal charisma institutionalizes into commodification, family names, and mimicry.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Charisma; Routinization; Pentecostal, Brazil
  • Religious tendencies in Brazil: Disenchantment, secularization, and sociologists.
    Motta, Roberto (2014)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Religious Pluralism: Framing Religious Diversity in the Contemporary world. London: Springer, pp. 171-184.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Disenchantment; Secularization; Sociologists
  • Religião e criminalidade: traficantes e evangélicos enre os anos 1980 e 2000 nas favelas cariocas.
    DaCunha, Christina Vital (2014)
    Religião e sociedade 34:1: 61-93.

    Associated Search Terms: Drug; Evangelical, Brazil; Criminology; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
  • A construção de identidades muçulmanas: um enfoque comparative enre duas comunidades paulistas.
    Castro,Cristina Maria de (2014)
    DADOS--Revista de Ciências Sociais 57:4: 1043-1076.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Brazil; Identity; Brazil, São Paulo, São Paulo
  • À l’épreuve des certitudes: récits d’une sanctification locale (Ceará, Brésil).
    Clerc-Renaud, Agnès (2014)
    Social Compass 61:4:524-536.

    Narratives about experiences related to a local saint in Ceará State include miracles, which by their very nature combine socially certitude & doubt.

    Associated Search Terms: Narrative; Popular Catholicism; Saints; Doubt; Brazil, Ceará
  • Pentecostalismo e o sofrimento do (ex-)bandido: testemunhos, mediações, modos de subjetivação e projetos de cidadania nas periferias.
    Machado, Carly Barboza (2014)
    Horizontes Antropológicos 20/42: 153-180.

    Associated Search Terms: Testimonial; Suffering; Pentecostal, Brazil; Criminology; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Assembleia de Deus dos Últimos Dias
  • A laicidade e o “jeitinho brasileiro”: formas diversificadas e improvisadas de regulação do religioso em ambientes laicos e públicos: o caso de escolas municipais de Juiz de Fora/ MG / Secularism and the ‘Brazilian way.’
    Camurça, Marcelo, and Sueli Martins (2014)
    Numen: Revista de estudos e pesquisa da religião 17:1: 141-170.

    Takes a multidimensional approach to secularization in the public schools of a town in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Regulation; Education; Brazil, Minas Gerais, Juiz de Fora
  • Aflição, conforo e cobrança: uma etnografia das consultas mediúnicas no Vale do Amanhecer.
    Oliveira, Amurabi (2014)
    Ciencias Sociales y Religion/ Ciências Sociais e Religião 16/21: 88-110.

    Studies redefinition of afflictions by mediums in the Vale do Amanhecer cult in Planaltina, Federal District, Brazil.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Medium; Vale do Amanhecer; Brazil, Planaltina; Social construction of reality
  • The Construction of Muslim Identities in Contemporary Brazil
    Castro,Cristina Maria de (2013)
    Lanham, Maryland: Lexington.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Identity; Islam, Brazil
  • As Igrejas Pentecostais no Censo de 2010.
    Mariz, Cecília Loreto, and Paulo Gracino, Jr. (2013)
    In Faustino Teixeira and Renata menezes (eds.) Religiões em Movimento: O Censo de 2010. Petrópolis: Vozes, pp. 161-74.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Pentecostal, Brazil
  • The future of Pentecostalism in Brazil: The limits to growth.
    Freston, Paul (2013)
    In R.W. Hefner (ed.) Global Pentecostalism in the 21st Century. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 63-90.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Pentecostal, Brazil
  • Religion as Heritage, Religion as Belief: Shifting Frontiers of Secularism in Europe, the USA and Brazil.
    Lehmann, David (2013)
    International Sociology 28:6: 645-662.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Secularism; Europe; Brazil; Comparative; United States
  • Mormon fertility in Latin America.
    Fox, Kiira, and Tim B. Heaton (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:2: 275-296.

    Analyzes 2000 census data from Brazil & Mexico & 2002 from Chile. Mormon pro-natalism affects fertility, evident once controls are introduced into the analysis.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; Fertility; Mexico; Mormon, Brazil; Mormon, Mexico; Mormon, Chile; Brazil; Chile
  • La crescita del pentecostalismo in Brasile.
    Da Silva Morreira, Alberto, and Ricardo Mariano (2012)
    Religioni e Società 73: 32-45.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Brazil; Brazil
  • Rumos, Rumores e Reconstruções: Um estudo antropológico na Catedral Anglicana do Recife.
    Morais de Queiroz, Christiany (2012)
    Unpublished Ph.D. thesis (Anthropology), Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (Recife).

    Associated Search Terms: Anglican; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife
  • Religion and social attitudes: Examining the contours of religion in moral judments toward premarital sex and cohabitation in contemporary Brazil.
    Ogland, Curtis P., and Pedro Hinojosa (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:4: 411-428.

    Analyzes 2002 Projeto Religião no Brasil data; Brazilian Protestants & Brazilians with a theologically conservative view of the Bible are more likely to disapprove of cohabitation & pre-martal sex.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Sexual attitudes; Brazil
  • Butinagem religiosa: a importância da metáfora para pensar o religioso.
    Soares, Edio, Yvan Droz, and Yonatan Gez (2012)
    In Ari Pedro Oro (ed.) A religião no espaço publico. São Leopoldo: Editora Oikos.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Syncretism; Pluralism; Butinage
  • If I Give My Soul: Pentecostalism inside of Prison in Rio de Janeiro.
    Johnson, Andrew R. (2012)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Minnesota.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Brazil; Prisoners; Penology; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
  • Cruzadas pela paz: práticas religiosas e projetos seculares relacionados à questão da violência no Rio de Janeiro.
    Birman, Patricia (2012)
    Religião e Sociedade 32:1: 209-226.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Violence
  • Religião e cidade: A narrative das parteiras e sua religiosidade na Belo Horizonte dos anos 90.
    Ferreira, Amauri Carlos, and Yonne Souza Grossi. (2012)
    Numen: Revista de Estudos e Pesquisa da Religião 15:1: 65-87.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte; Midwife
  • Os muçulmanos no Brasil.
    Marques, Vera Lúcia Maia (2011)
    Etnografica 15:1: 31-50.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Brazil; Brazil
  • A rua, o Mercado, a comida e as festas: uma etnografia de interdições sociais e alimentares entre pentecostais brasileiros.
    Costa, Livia Fialho da (2011)
    Etnografica 15:2: 213-232.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Food; Pentecostal, Brazil
  • The Reciprocal Instrumentalization of Religion and Politics in Brazil.
    Mariano, Ricardo, and Ari Pedro Oro (2011)
    In Patrick Michel and Enzo Pace (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Volume 2: Religion and Politics. Leiden: Brill, pp. 245-266.

    Recounts recent national electoral politics and the involvement of religion therein.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Brazil; Brazil
  • Religion and Attitudes toward Abortion and Abortion Policy in Brazil.
    Ogland, Curtis P., and Ana Paula Verona (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:4: 812-821.

    Based on 2002 Brazilian survey data (Pesquisa Social Brasileira).

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Brazil
  • A união do vegetal e o transe mediúnico no Brasil.
    Melo, Rosa (2011)
    Religião e sociedade 31:2: 130-153.

    Associated Search Terms: Trance; Spiritualist, Brazil; Brazil; Medium
  • Para além da metáfora do Mercado: uma análise não utlitarista da competição religiosa a partir de duas regiões de Minas Gerais.
    Gracino Junior, Paulo (2011)
    Ciencias sociales y religion/Ciências sociais e religião 13:14: 13-41.

    Associated Search Terms: Competition; Brazil, Minas Gerais
  • The association of religion and virginity status among Brazilian adolescents.
    Ogland, Curtis P., Xiaohe Xu, John P. Bartkowski, and Emmanuelle G. Ogland (2011)
    Journal of Adolescent Health 48:6: 651-653.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual activity; Brazil; Adolescents
  • Theology of liberation and some problems of religious changes in Brazil.
    Motta, Roberto (2011)
    International Review of Sociology 21:1:231-242.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Brazil; Liberation theology
  • Explanations for religious influence on adolescent sexual behavior in Brazil.
    Verona, Anal Paula (2011)
    Revista Brasileira de Estudos de Populacão 28:187-201.

    Review of the lierature on adolescent sexual behavior in Brazil in the light of Christian Smith's proposed pathways of influence on adolescent sexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Sexual activity; Smith, Christian; Adolescents
  • Religious "Butinage." Looking at Paranaguá-mirim (Brazil).
    Soares, Edio (2011)
    Social Compass 58:2: 223-234.

    Describes individuals patronizing a variety of religious centers, allowing for a cross-polination.

    Associated Search Terms: Butinage; Syncretism; Pluralism; Brazil, Santa Catarina, Joinville
  • "A Gift from God": Adolescent Motherhood and Religion in Brazilian Favelas.
    Steele, Liza G. (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:1: 4-27.

    Based on interviews in Rio de Janeiro with & about adolescent unmarried mothers; finds moral flexibility in the Catholic & Pentecostal churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Poverty; Sexual activity; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Moral
  • Ascension et déclin du pentecôtisme politique au Brésil.
    Oro, Ari Pedro (2010)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions 149:1: 151-168.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Pentecostal, Brazil; Politics, Brazil
  • Filhos-de-Santo e filhos de Comte: Crítica, dominação e ressignificação da religião Afro-Brasileira pela Ciência social.
    Motta, Roberto (2010)
    In Mauro Passos (ed.) Diálogos Cruzados: Religião, História e Construção Social. Belo Horizonte: Argumentum, pp. 111-131.

    Sees the significance of Africanist religion in Brazil as a construction perpetrated by social scientists.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Africanist, Brazil; Sociology of religion, Brazil
  • Catolicismo e ciências sociais no Brasil: mudanças de foco e perspectiva num objeto de estudo.
    Steil, Carlos Alberto, and Sonia Reyes Herrera (2010)
    Sociologias 23:354-393.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Sociology of religion, Brazil; Catholic, Brazil; Change
  • La seconde libération, ou la guerre néopentecôtiste contre les démons afro-brésiliens à Bahia, Brésil.
    Plaideau, Charlotte (2010)
    Social Compass 57:1: 110-126.

    The conflictual discourse of Brazilian Pentecostalism against the Afro-Brazilian tradition is shifting from demonization to themes of liberation from the slavery past.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Pentecostal, Brazil; Conflict; Brazil, Bahia
  • Judaísmo e homossexualidade no Rio de Janeiro: notas de uma pesquisa.
    Machado, Maria das Dores Campos, Myriam Lins de Barros, and Fernanda Delvalhas Piccolo (2010)
    Religião e Sociedade 30:1: 11-31.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Jewish, Brazil; Homosexuality
  • Comunidades "no sentido social de evangelização": CEBS, camponeses e quilombolas na Amazônia Oriental Brasileira.
    Maues, Raymundo Heraldo (2010)
    Religião e Sociedade 30:2: 13-37.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Base communities
  • Religious Influences on Teenage Childbearing among Brazilian Female Adolescents: A Research Note.
    Ogland, Curtis P., Thankam S. Sunil, John P. Bartkowski, and Xiaohe Xu (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:4: 754-760.

    Analyzes 2006 survey data from females aged 15-19 in Brazil; religious affiliation, especially Pentecostal, reduced the likelihood of teenage childbearing.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Brazil; Fertility; Sexual activity
  • Brazilian University Students and Religion.
    Oro, Ari Pedro, and Mauro Meirelles (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 65-87.

    Analyzes survey & follow-up interview data from medical & social science students in Brazilian universities.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Students, social science; Belief; Students, medical; Brazil; Medical; Practice
  • Shamanic Practices and Social Capital among Native Youths in the Brazilian Amazon.
    Virtanen, Pirjo Kristiina (2010)
    In Sylvia Collins-Mayo and Pink Dandelion (eds.) Religion and Youth. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 73-79.

    Based on 2003-05 field work among the Manchineri, who use the hallucinogenic drug ayahuasca in shamanistic rituals. The youths build social networks in the course of participating in the ayahuasca rituals.

    Associated Search Terms: Manchineri (Amazonian people); Brazil, Acre; Drug; Ritual; Youth; Social capital
  • L'expansion évangélique et migration en Amazonie brésilienne.
    Boyer-Araújo, Véronique (2009)
    Paris: Karthala.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Evangelical, Brazil; Migration
  • Influência e contribuição: a igreja católica progressista brasileira e o fórum social mundial.
    Levy, Charmain (2009)
    Religião e Sociedade 29:2: 177-197.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil
  • Enchantment, Identity, Community, and Conversion: Catholics, Afro-Brazilians and Protestants in Brazil.
    Motta, Roberto (2009)
    In Guiseppe Giordan (ed.) Conversion in the Age of Pluralism. Leiden: Brill, pp. 163-188.

    Catholicism & reformation Protestanttism were too encased in elite culture in Brazil, too disenchanted, to hold the lower classes.

    Associated Search Terms: Candomble; Brazil; Africanist, Brazil; Historical; Conversion; Pentecostal, Brazil
  • Brazilian Secularity and Minorities in the Biggest Catholic Nation in the World. A Catholic Country?
    Arriada Lorea, Roberto (2009)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions 146: 81-98.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Brazil; Catholic, Brazil; Minority; Secularism
  • Le butinage religieux: pratiques et pratiquants au Brésil.
    Soares, Edio (2009)
    Paris: Karthala.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Brazil; Butinage; Pluralism
  • Identidades religiosas e fronteiras étnicas: um estudo do ritual da oração na comunidade muçulmana do rio de janeiro.
    Chagas, Gisele Fonseca (2009)
    Religião e Sociedade 29:2: 152-176.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Ethnic; Islam, Brazil; Prayer; Ritual
  • Gênero, resistência e identidade: imigrantes judeus no Brasil.
    Blay, Eva Alterman (2009)
    Tempo Social 21:2: 235-258.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Brazil; Identity; Gender; Migrant
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