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  • Back to School: Jewish Day School in the Lives of Adult Jews.
    Pomson, Alex, and Randal F. Schnoor (2008)
    Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press.

    Parents' involvement in Judaism increases when their children enroll in Jewish day schools.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Canada; Participant observation; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Education
  • Themes and Issues in the Study of North American Buddhists and Buddhism.
    McLellan, Janet (2008)
    In Paul David Numrich (ed.) North American Buddhists in Social Context. Leiden: Brill, pp. 19-49.

    Descriptive essay, focusing on Buddhist organizations in Toronto.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Generations; Migrant; Buddhist, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • The Education-Contingent Association between Religiosity and Health: The Differential Effects of Self-Esteem and the Sense of Mastery.
    Schieman, Scott (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:4: 710-724.

    Analyzes 1990-91 interview data from Toronto residents aged 18-55 who were fluent in English; the association between religiosity & mental health is enhanced by education & self-esteem but lessened by a sense of mastery.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Depression; Health; Mental health; Alcohol; Religiosity
  • This Spot of Ground. Spiritual Baptists in Toronto.
    Duncan, Carol B. (2008)
    Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

    1992-2004 ethnographic data mostly from 2 mostly female Spiritual Baptist congregations in Toronto, but some data are from Trinidad.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritual Baptist, Canada; Spiritual Baptist, Trinidad; Feminist theory; Caribbean Canadians; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Participant observation; Church mother; Syncretism; Trinidad and Tobago; Women; Ritual
  • Being Gay and Jewish: Negotiating Intersecting Identities.
    Schnoor, Randal F. (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:1: 43-60.

    Based on interviews with 30 gay Jewish men in Toronto.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Homosexuality; Jewish
  • Buddhism in the Greater Toronto Area: The Politics of Recognition.
    McLellan, Janet (2006)
    Journal of International Migration and Integration 6: 235-253.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Buddhist, Canada; Politics, Canada
  • Adventure and Atrophy in a Charismatic Movement: Returning to the 'Toronto Blessing.'
    Percy, Martyn (2005)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 20:1: 71-90.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Pentecostal, Canada; Vineyard Churches
  • Finding One's Place: Ethnic Identity Construction among Gay Jewish Men.
    Schnoor, Randal F. (2003)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, McGill University.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Jewish, Canada; Identity; Ethnic; Homosexuality
  • Main Street Mystics: The Toronto Blessing and Reviving Pentecostalism.
    Poloma, Margaret M. (2003)
    Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Glossolalia; Liminality; Participant observation; Experiential dimension; Healing; Vineyard Churches; Prophecy; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Mysticism; Toronto Blessing; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Pentecostal, neo, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • Many Petals of the Lotus: Five Asian Buddhist Communities in Toronto.
    McLellan, Janet (1999)
    Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Chinese Canadians; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Ethnic; Japanese Canadians; Cambodian Canadians; Community study; Buddhist, Canada; Vietnamese Canadians; Tibetan Canadians
  • The "Toronto Blessing": A Holistic Model of Healing.
    Poloma, Margaret M., and Lynette F. Hoelter (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:2: 257-272.

    Develops a typology of healing from 1995 survey data from a Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship workshop; spiritual healing was one type.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Healing; Pentecostal, Canada; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship
  • Buddhist Identities in Toronto: The Interplay of Local, National and Global Contexts.
    McLellan, Janet (1998)
    Social Compass 45:2: 227-245.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Identity; Adaptation; Migrant
  • The 'Toronto Blessing': Charisma, Institutionalization, and Revival.
    Poloma, Margaret M. (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:2: 257-271.

    Interprets observation data on the Toronto Blessing in terms of O'Dea's 5 dilemmas of institutionalization.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Routinization; Institutionalization; Pentecostal, Canada; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • The Toronto Blessing: Charismatic Evangelical Global Warming.
    Richter, Philip J. (1997)
    In Stephen Hunt, Malcolm Hamilton, and Tony Walter (eds.) Charismatic Christianity. Sociological Perspectives. New York: St. Martin's; London: Macmillan, pp. 97-119.

    Overview of the "Toronto Blessing" phenomenon & description of pilgrimage to it.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Pentecostal, neo, Canada; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship
  • Charismatic Mysticism--A Sociological Analysis of the "Toronto Blessing."
    Richter, Philip J. (1996)
    In Stanley E. Porter (ed.) The Nature of Religious Language: A Colloquium. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Glossolalia; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Pentecostal, neo, Canada
  • "God Is Not a Gentleman!" The Sociology of the Toronto Blessing.
    Richter, Philip J. (1995)
    In Stanley E. Porter and Philip J. Richter (eds.) The Toronto Blessing--or Is It? London: Darton, Longman & Todd, pp. 4-36.

    Associated Search Terms: Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Pentecostal, neo, Canada
  • "The Toronto Blessing": A Rumour of Angels?
    Hunt, Stephen (1995)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 10:3: 257-271.

    Associated Search Terms: Airport Vineyard Church; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Pentecostal, neo, Canada
  • Many Petals of the Lotus: Redefinitions of Buddhist Identity in Toronto.
    McLellan, Janet (1993)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, York University. [DA 55:9 A, p. 1]

    Associated Search Terms: Japanese Canadians; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Buddhist, Canada; Identity; Vietnamese Canadians; Ethnic
  • Catholics Against the Church. Anti-Abortion Protest in Toronto, 1969-1985.
    Cuneo, Micahel W. (1989)
    Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Catholic, Canada; Social movement; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • Catholics Against the Church: Anti-Abortion Protest in Toronto, 1969-1985.
    Cuneo, Michael W. (1988)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Toronto.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Abortion
  • Anglitrends. A Profile and Prognosis.
    Bibby, Reginald W. (1986)
    Toronto: Incorporated Synod of the Diocese of Toronto.

    Based on 1985 questionnaire data from a sample of the Diocese of Toronto.

    Associated Search Terms: Anglican Church of Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • Authority, Conflict and Integration: The Catholic Charismatic Renewal Movement and the Roman Catholic Church.
    Scorsone, Suzanne Rozell (1979)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Toronto. [DA 40:12 A, p. 6338]

    Compares the Community of God's Love (Rutherford, N.J.) & the World of community (Ann Arbor, MI). The latter was in conflict with church authority; its Toronto branch had minimal influence.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Toronto; United States, Michigan, Ann Arbor; United States, New Jersey, Rutherford; Pentecostal, Catholic, Canada; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Precipitous Path: Studies in Political Sects.
    O'Toole, Roger (1977)
    Toronto: Peter Martin.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Canada; Sect; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • Spanning the Generations: A Study in Jewish Identity.
    Kallen, Evelyn (Latowsky) (1977)
    Don Mills, Ontario: Longman Canada.

    Analyzes data from adult members of 3 north Toronto synagogues, based on 1966-69 field work & telephone survey data, & 1970-72 questionnaire data from Jewish youth in Toronto.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Jewish, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • Synagogues in Transition: Religious Revival or Ethnic Survival?
    Kallen, Evelyn (Latowsky) (1976)
    In Stewart Crysdale and Les Wheatcroft (eds.) Religion in Canadian Society. Toronto: Macmillan, pp. 278-288.

    Extract from the 1969 dissertation by Evelyn Latowsky (Kallen).

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Jewish, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • The Roman Catholic Clerical Exodus: A Study of Role-Adaptation and Organizational Change.
    Newson, Janice Angela (1976)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Toronto.

    Compares 36 resignees & 37 non-resignees from the Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto.

    Associated Search Terms: Ex-clergy; Catholic, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • Social Change, Belief, and Pentecostalism in the Roman Catholic Church.
    Griffin, Ronald J. (1976)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, York University. [National Library of Canada, Canadian Theses on Microfiche #26628]

    Analyzes 1975 questionnaire data from prayer groups in Saskatoon & Toronto, with control groups from nearby parishes; predicts movement membership from belief, background, & other variables.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, Canada; Change; Belief; Canada, Saskatchewan, Saskatoon; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • A Model of Change of Religious Affiliation.
    Wallace, Ruth A. (1975)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 14:4: 345-355.

    Analyzes data from enrollees in a Catholic convert course in Toronto, 1958-65; shows current & intended spouses of Catholics tend to convert when they lack 2 out of: life experience consistency, social awards, religious solidarity, personal influence.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Deprivation; Catholic, Canada; Conversion
  • Some Social-psychological Aspects of Sectarian Social Movements: A Study in Politics and Religion.
    O'Toole, Roger (1975)
    In Günter Dux, Thomas Luckmann, and Joachim Matthes (eds.) Beiträge zur Religionssoziologie/Contributions to the Sociology of Religion. Internationales Jahrbuch für Wissens und Religionssoziologie, Bd. 9. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, pp. 161-199.

    1968-69 observation of political sects in Toronto.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Politics, Canada; Sect; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • Religious Disaffection and Perceived Value Discrepancy among Roman Catholics.
    Northover, Wallace E. (1972)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, York University. [National Library of Canada, Canadian Theses on Microfilm #11438]

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Toronto practicing Catholics, priests, & disaffiliates; religion was most important for working class, then (high to low) lower/poor, middle, upper, academicians. Finds little internal unity among Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Salience
  • Attitudes Toward Abortion of Married Women in Metropolitan Toronto.
    Balakrishnan, T.R., Shan Ross, John Allingham, and John F. Kanter (1972)
    Social Biology 19: 35-42.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Women
  • Three Toronto Synagogues: A Comparative Study of Religious Systems in Transition.
    Kallen, Evelyn (Latowsky) (1969)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Toronto.

    Based on 1967 telephone interviews & participant observation; notes trends toward conservatism & a heightened Jewish identity in Orthodox, Conservative, & Reform synagogues in northern suburban Toronto.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Ethnic; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Jewish, Canada
  • Some Social Determinants of Change of Religious Affiliation.
    Wallace, Ruth A. (1968)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Catholic, Canada; Deprivation; Conversion
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