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  • Secularization and attribution: How mainline Protestant clergy and congregants explain church growth and decline.
    Flatt, Kevin N., D. Millard Haskell, and Stephanie Burgoyne (2018)
    Sociology of Religion 79:1: 78-107.

    Based on a small survey; suggests varying reasons given for growth or decline in congregation membership point to secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario; Protestant, Canada; Secularization; Attribution theory
  • Religious intermarriage in Canada, 1981 to 2011.
    Lee, Sharon M., Feng Hou, Barry Edmonston, and Zheng Wu. (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:3: 667-677.

    1981-2011 Canadian census data show increasing intermarriage rates for Protestants, Catholics, Jews, & Buddhists, low & stable intermarriage rates for Hindus & Sikhs, & decreasing intermarriage rates for Muslims & the unaffiliated.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Canada
  • Becoming a religious none: Irreligious socialization and disaffiliation.
    Thiessen, Joel, and Sarah Wilkins-LaFlamme (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 64-82.

    Examines Alberta, Canada, & other survey data. Over time religious "nones" become increasingly so by childhood socialization rather than through disaffiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Alberta; Disaffiliation; Atheist, Canada; Socialization
  • Visions of the great mystery: Grounding the Algonquian manitow concept.
    Westman, Clinton N., and Tara L. Joly (2017)
    Social Compass 64:3: 360-375.

    Focuses on manitow among the Cree of Alberta, Canada.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Alberta; Mana; Native Canadians
  • L'hétéronomie chez les Inuit du nord canadien. "Des pouvoirs qu'en ne connaît pas.”
    Laugrand, Frédéric (2017)
    Social Compass 64:3: 328-342.

    Based on Inuit oral history, Christianity appears to have added a mana-like sense of mystery but not supplanted a general animism.

    Associated Search Terms: Inuit; Mana; Canada; Animist; Syncretism
  • Recalling modernity: How nationalist memories shape religious diversity in Quebec and Catalonia
    Burchardt, Marian (2017)
    Nations and Nationalism 23:3: 599-619.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Identity, national; Spain, Catalonia; Nationalism; National religions; Canada, Quebec
  • European principles and Canadian practices: Developing secular contexts for religious diversity.
    Christiano, Kevin J. (2016)
    In Francisco Colom Gonzalez and Gianni D'Amato (eds.) Multireligious Society: Dealing with Religious Diversity in Theory and Practice. Fqarnham, U.K.: Ashgate,

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Pluralism
  • Mainline denominational switching in Canada: Comparing the religious trajectories of growing and declining church attendees.
    Haskell, David Millard, Stephanie Burgoyne, and Kevin N. Flatt (2016)
    Canadian Journal of Sociology 41: 493-524.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Practice; Protestant, Canada; Canada
  • Theology matters: Comparing the traits of growing and declining mainline Protestant church attendees and clergy.
    Haskell, David Millard, Kevin N. Flatt, and Stephanie Burgoyne (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:4: 515-541.

    Analyzes Ontario survey data from Anglican, Lutheran, Presbyterian, & United Church of Canada congregations & clergy. Theological conservatism predicted growth, as opposed to decline.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, Canada; Canada, Ontario; Membership; Protestant, Canada; Belief
  • La laïcité québécoise est-elle achevée ? Essai sur une petite nation, entre société neuve et république.
    Laniel, Jean-François (2016)
    In E.M. Meunier (ed.) Le Québec et ses mutations culturelles: Six enjeux pour le devenir d'uen société. Ottawa: Ottawa University Press, pp. 423-475.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec; Laïcité; State
  • Just faith? A national survey connecting faith and justice within the Christian Reformed Church.
    Janzen, Rich, Steve van de Hoef, Alethea Stobbe, Allyson Carr, Joshua Harris, Ronald A. Kuipers, and Hector Acero Ferrer (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:2: 229-247.

    Based on survey data from Christian Reformed Church members in English-speaking congregations in Canada. Presents congregants' understandings of justice.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Justice; Christian Reformed Church
  • Christian churches and immigrant support in Canada: An organizational ecology perspective.
    Reimer, Samuel H., Mark Chapman, Rich Janzen, James Watson, and Michael Wilkinson (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:4: 495-513.

    Canadian Christian churches service immigrants' needs by adapting to specific niche needs, filling in gaps in local services hat other agencies provide.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Canada; Focus group; Migration
  • Teen religiosity and fertility in adulthood in a Canadian prairie province.
    Trovato, Frank (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:2: 271-284.

    Analyzes telephone survey data from married women aged 20-49 living with husbands in Alberta; reported religiosity in teenage years predicted larger families.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Alberta; Family size; Fertility; Religiosity; Adolescence
  • Beheading the Saint: Nationalism, Religion and Secularism in Quebec.
    Zubrzycki, Geneviève (2016)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Canada, Quebec; Feast; Identity, national; Migration; Politics, Canada; Prejudice, anti-religious
  • The religion of the educated classes revisited: New religions, the nonreligious, and educational levels.
    Lewis, James R., Sean E. Currie, and Michael P. Oman-Reagan (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:1: 91-104.

    Uses data from censuses. Members of most, but not all, new religions have higher than national averages of bachelor's degrees.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Wales; New religions; Education; New Zealand; Australia; Great Britain, England; Canada; Atheist
  • The Meaning of Sunday: The Practice of Belief in a Secular Age.
    Thiessen, Joel (2015)
    Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press.

    Reports interview data from active & marginal church members as well as non-members in Canada.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada
  • The church on the margins: The religious context of the new atheism.
    Stahl, William A. (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 19-37.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Atheist, Canada
  • How unreligious are the religious "nones"? Religious dynamics of the unaffiliated in Canada.
    Wilkins-Laflamme, Sarah (2015)
    Canadian Journal of Sociology 40:4: 477-500.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Atheist, Canada
  • A Culture of Faith: Evangelical Congregations in Canada.
    Reimer, Samuel H., and Michael Wilkinson (2015)
    Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Canada; Congregation; Evangelical, Canada
  • Sociology of religion in French Canada: Vicisitudinous relations between autonomous knowledge and institutional dependence.
    Meunier, É. Martin (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 5-34.

    A history.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Sociology of religion, Canada
  • The historical development of the sociology of religion in English-speaking Canada.
    Wilkinson, Michael (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 35-51.

    A history.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, Canada; Canada
  • L’Église-nation canadienne-française au siècle des nationalités : Regard croisé sur l’ultramontanisme et le nationalisme.
    Laniel, Jean-François (2015)
    Études d'histoire religieuse 81:1/2: 15-37.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec; Catholic, Canada; Cultural religion; Nationalism
  • From atheist to spiritual but not religious: A punctuated continuum of identities among the second generation of post-1970 immigrants in Canada.
    Beyer, Peter F. (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 137-151.

    Associated Search Terms: Spirituality; Identification; Generations; Atheist, Canada; Canada
  • A common godlessness: A snapshot of a Canadian university atheist club, why its members joined, and what that community means to them.
    Tomlins, Steven (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 117-136.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Atheist, Canada
  • L’Innovation utopique et les frontiers de sa reception. Tracé sociohistorique de l’insertion missionaire en Bas-Canada après 1840, entre modernité américaine et références françaises.
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2015)
    In Giuseppe Schiavone and Daniela Martina (eds.) L'Utopia: Alla Ricerca del Senso della Storia. Scritti in Onore di Cosimo Quarta. Milano: Mimesis, pp. 65-81.

    Associated Search Terms: Stranger; Canada, Quebec; Catholic, Canada; Missions; Frontier; Historical
  • Muslim prison chaplains in Canada and Britain.
    Beckford, James A., and Ilona C.M. Cairns (2015)
    Sociological Review 63:1: 36-56.

    Associated Search Terms: Prison chaplain; Canada; Great Britain
  • The cultural, the nominal, and the secular: The social reality of religious identity among Sri Lankan Tamil youth in Canada.
    Amarasingam , Amarnath (2015)
    In Lori G. Beaman and Steven Tomlins (eds.) Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts. New York: Springer, pp. 69-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Tamil, Canada; Nominal religion; Cultural religion; Canada; Atheist, Canada; Sri Linkan Canadians; Youth
  • Gendered responses to decline in Protestant congregations.
    McMullin, Steve (2015)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 26: 21-39.

    Interview & focus group data from 16 U.S.A. & Canadian congregations show the decline jeopardizing men's religiosity but related to a strengthening of women's.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Canada; Focus group; United States; Congregation
  • Le catholicisme québécos entre France et Amérique: Les missionnaires français, la modernité américaine et le redéploiement socioculurel dans l’espace public (1840-1870).
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2015)
    In Solange Lefebvre, Céline Béraud, and E.-Martin Meunier (eds.) Catholicsme et cultures: Regards croisés Québec-Fance. Québec: Presses de l'Université Laval, pp. 213-247 /Rennes, France: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, pp. 175-201.

    Role of some religious orders & congregations in creating autonomous space for modernization in Quebec; focuses on the case of he Viatorians, whose American-like educational program was autonomous from that of the classical curriculum traditionally favored by the higher clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Orders/congregations; Historical; Modernization; Canada, Quebec; Catholic, Canada; Clercs de Saint-Viateur; Education
  • The embodiment of prayer in charismatic Christianity.
    Wilkinson, Michael, and Peter Althouse (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Linda Woodhead (eds.) A Sociology of Prayer. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 153-167.

    Field work on "soaking prayer" in Catch the Fire (formerly Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship).

    Associated Search Terms: Body; Silence; Catch the Fire; Pentecostal, neo, Canada; Prayer
  • 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: Sisters; Orders/congregations; Social construction of reality; Ex-sisters; Feminism; Catholic, Canada; Women; Authenticity; Canada, Ontario; Justice
  • The Muslim Question in Canada: A Story of Segmented Integration.
    Kazemipur, Abdolmohammad (2014)
    Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Canada; Assimilation; Canada; Migrant
  • Vers une sortie de la religion culturelle: les transformations du catholicisme au Québec et au Canada (1968-2008).
    Meunier, É. Martin, and Jean-François Nault (2014)
    In François Mabille (ed.) La longue transition du catholicisme. Gouvernementalité et influence. Paris: Éd. du Cygne, pp. 27-63.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec; Catholic, Canada; Change; Cultural religion
  • Religious Collectivities in the Era of Individualization.
    Meintel, Deirdre (2014)
    Social Compass 61:2: 195-206.

    Based on ethnographic research in Quebec conducted since 2006; highlights the importance of organized religion to supporting spiritualities. Comments by Afe Adogame, pp. 207-218.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec; Catholic, Canada; Spirituality; Participant observation
  • Multicultualism and religious pluralism in Canada: Intimations of a "Post-Westphalian" condition.
    Beyer, Peter F. (2014)
    In Sonia Sikka and Lori G. Beaman (eds.) Multicultualism and Religious Identity: Canada and India. Montreal: McGill-queens University Press, pp. 33-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Multiculturalism; Diversity; Canada; Pluralism
  • Converties à l’islam. Parcours de femmes au Québec et en France.
    Mossière, Géraldine (2014)
    Montréal: Presses l'Universitaire du Montréal.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec; Women; Islam, France; Conversion; France; Islam, Canada
  • Laws of general application: The retreat from multiculturalism and its implications for religious freedom.
    Beaman, Lori G. (2014)
    In Sonia Sikka and Lori G. Beaman (eds.) Multicultualism and Religious Identity: Canada and India. Montreal: McGill-queens University Press, pp. 236-252.

    Associated Search Terms: Multiculturalism; Diversity; Canada; Pluralism; Freedom of religion
  • Immigrant Faith: Patterns of Immigrant Religion in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe.
    Connor, Phillip (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Migrant; United States; Canada; Europe, western
  • Compassionate conservatives? Evangelicals, economic conservatism, and national identity.
    Bean, Lydia (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:1: 164-186.

    Based on participant observation in 4 Evangelical congregations (Baptist & Pentecostal) in the U.S.A. & Canada. American Evangelicals' conservative economic views are anchored in an exclusive cultural membership in the nation while Canadian Evangelicals' economic views are not.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, Canada; Canada; Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States; Comparative; Participant observation
  • The Politics of Evangelical Identity. Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada.
    Bean, Lydia (2014)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Congregation; Canada, Ontario, Hamilton; Evangelical, Canada; United States, New York, Buffalo; Politics, U.S.A.; Politics, Canada; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Comparative
  • An investigation into the swiftness and intensity of recent secularization in Canada: Was Berger right?
    Hay, D. Alastair (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:1: 136-162.

    Analyzes 2002-03 telephone interview & follow-up questionnaire data from Canadians. Pluralism, individualism, & scientific rationalism (evolution & philosophical materialism) inversely predicted religiosity. Deprivation & differentiation did not.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Deprivation; Differentiation; Evolution; Individualism; Materialism; Secularization; Pluralism; Canada
  • Toward religious polarization? Time effects on religious commitment in U.S., UK, and Canadian regions.
    Wilkins-Laflamme, Sarah (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:2: 284-308.

    Presents 1985-2010 General Social Survey (U.S.A. & Canada), Scottish, British, & Northern Ireland Social Attitudes Survey, & Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Scotland; Great Britain, Wales; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Great Britain, England; Canada, regions; Membership; United States, regions
  • Are there Catholic school effects in Ontario, Canada?
    Davies, Scott (2013)
    European Sociological Review 29:4: 871-883.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario; Catholic, Canada; Education
  • Catholicisme et identité nationale au Québec (1950-2010).
    Meunier, É. Martin (2013)
    In Y. Tranvouez (ed.) La décompostion des chrétientés occidentales, 1950-2010. Brest: CRBC-UVO, pp. 239-260.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity, national; Catholic, Canada; Canada, Quebec
  • Medicine and spiritual healing within a region of Canada: Preliminary findings concerning Christian Scientsts' healthcare practices.
    Manca, Terra (2013)
    Medical Anthropology Quarterly 2: 121-142.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Canada; Christian Science, Canada; Health
  • Vers une psychologisation du religieux? Le cas des institutions sanitaires au Québec.
    Cherblanc, Jacquez, and Guy Jobin (2013)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions163:3: 39-62.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Psychology; Canada, Quebec
  • Expanding the scope of regulation: Some reflections of religious minorities in Canada.
    Beaman, Lori G. (2013)
    In David Kirkham (ed.) State Responses to Minority Religions. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, pp. 217-229.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Canada; Minority
  • Deprivileging religion in a post-Westphalian state: Shadow establishment, organization, spirituality and freedom in Canada.
    Beyer, Peter F. (2013)
    In W. Sullivan and L. Beaman (eds.) Varieties of Establishment. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, pp. 75-91.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Freedom of religion; State
  • Les héritiers du baby-boom. Jeunes et religion au Québec.
    Gauthier, François, and Jean-Philippe Perreault (2013)
    Social Compass 60:4: 527-543.

    Quebec adolescents continue the non-practice of religion of their parents' generation. The label "Catholic" persists, however. There is an experiential religiosity decoupled from its would-be institutional embodiment.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Canada, Quebec; Experience; Generations; Individualism
  • Les utopies migrantes. Les missionnares français dans l’espace public bas-canadien, des années 1840 aux années 1870.
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2013)
    In C. Quarta (ed.) Per un manifesto della "nuova utopia." Milano: Mimesis Edizioni pp. 227-246.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Utopian; Missionary; Canada; Identity; Education; Migrant
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