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  • Chasing Religion in the Caribbean: Ethnographic Journeys from Antigua toTrinidad.
    Marina, Peter J. (2016)
    New York: Palgrave Macmillan

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Charisma; Caribbean
  • Church-based social support among Caribbean Blacks in the United States.
    Nguyen, Ann W., Robert Joseph Taylor, and Linda M. Chatters (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:3: 385-406.

    Analyzes 2001-03 survey data from the Caribbean Black subsample of a larger survey. Attendance & interaction with fellow congregants positively predicted social support, especially among women. Negative interactions were also present.

    Associated Search Terms: Caribbean Americans; Congregation; Migrant; Social support
  • The long arm of religion: Childhood adversity, religion, and self-perception among Black Americans.
    Henderson, Andrea K. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 324-348.

    Analyzes 2001-03 National Survey of America Life: Coping with Stress in the 21st Century data from African Americans & Caribbean Americans. Religious coping & attendance buffer negative long-term effect of poor childhood health & low childhood SES on self-esteem & efficacy. However, childhood religious salience ("socialization") exacerbated them.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Caribbean Americans; Life course; Salience; African Americans; Coping; Efficacy; Self-esteem
  • Becoming a God hunter towards conversion in a Brooklyn tongue-speaking church.
    Marina, Peter J. (2016)
    Social Compass 63:1: 76-92.

    Based on participant observation in an Afro-Caribbean Pentecostal church in Brooklyn. The series of sequential steps in entering into the religious search have a long & complex story for the individuals, not a mere crisis.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Participant observation; Afro-Caribbean Americans; United States, New York, Brooklyn; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Narrative
  • Religious non-involvement among African Americans, Black Caribbeans and Non-hispanic Whites: Findings from the National Survey of American Life.
    Brown, R. Khari, Robert Joseph Taylor, and Linda M. Chatters (2013)
    Review of Religious Reseach 55:3:435-457.

    Reports 2001-03 survey data. African Americans & Black Caribbeans were both more religiously involved than non-Hispanic whites. Women, married persons, Southerners, & the highly educated were more involved in religion than others. The religiously uninvolved were not atheists.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Atheist, U.S.A.; Women; United States, South; Religiosity; Education; Caribbean Americans; Marriage
  • Getting the Holy Ghost: Urban ethnography in a Brooklyn Pentecostal tongue-speaking church.
    Marina, Peter J. (2013)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield/Lexington.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Institutionalization; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Conversion; Glossolalia; Participant observation; Caribbean Americans
  • Religious media use among African Americans, Black Caribbeans, and non-Hispanic whites: Findings from the National Survey of American Life.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, and Linda M. Chatters (2011)
    Journal of African American Studies 15:4: 433-454.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Caribbean Americans; Media
  • Seeking help from clergy among black Caribbeans in the United States.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, Amanda T. Woodward, Linda M. Chatters, Jacqueline S. Mattis, and James S. Jackson (2011)
    Race and Social Problems 3;4: 241-251.

    Associated Search Terms: Caribbean Americans; Counseling; Clergy role
  • Non-organizational religious participation, subjective religiosity, and spirituality among older African Aemrican and black Caribbeans.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, Linda M. Chatters, and Sean Joe. (2011)
    Journal of Religion and Health 50:3: 623-645.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity, private; Gerontology; African Americans; Caribbean Americans
  • Church-based Social Support and Suicidality among African Americans and Black Caribbeans.
    Chatters, Linda M., Robert J. Taylor, Karen D. Lincoln, Ann Nguyen, and Sean Joe (2011)
    Archives of Suicide Research 15:4: 337-353.

    Associated Search Terms: Social support; Caribbean Americans; African Americans; Suicide
  • Religious Involvement among Caribbean Blacks Residing in the United States.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, Linda M. Chatters, Jacqueline S. Mattis, and Sean Joe (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 52:2: 125-145.

    Reports levels of religiosity for different Black Caribben nationalities and denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, U.S.A.; Trinidadian Americans; Jamaican Americans; Religiosity; Caribbean Americans; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Haitian Americans; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • Chanting Down the New Jerusalem: Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean.
    Guadeloupe, Francio (2009)
    Berkeley: Universty of California Press

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Caribbean; Music
  • Race and Ethnic Differences in Religious Involvement: African Americans, Caribbean Blacks and Non-Hispanic Whites.
    Chatters, Linda M., Robert J. Taylor, Kai M. Bullard, and James S. Jackson (2009)
    Ethnic and Racial Studies 32: 1143-1163.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Ethnic; Practice; Caribbean Americans; Race
  • The Struggle for Civic Social Capital in West Indian Churches.
    Tsuji, Teruyuki, Christine Ho, and Alex Stepick (2009)
    In Alex Stepick, Terry Rey, and Sarah J. Mahler (eds.) Churches and Charity in the Immigrant City. Religion, Immigration, and Civic Engagement in Miami. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 208-230..

    Overview of predominantly West Indian churches in South Florida, where little evidence of civic engagement is found.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Civic engagement; West Indian Americans; United States, Florida; Caribbean Americans
  • Religious coping among African Americans, Caribbean Blacks, and non-Hispanic whites.
    Chatters, Linda M., Robert J. Taylor, James S. Jackson, and Karen D. Lincoln (2008)
    Journal of Community Psychology 36: 371-386.

    Associated Search Terms: Caribbean Americans; Coping; African Americans
  • Spirituality and Subjective Religiosity among African Americans, Caribbean Blacks, and Non-Hispanic Whites.
    Chatters, Linda M., Robert J. Taylor, Kai M. Bullard, and James S. Jackson (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:4: 725-737.

    2001-03 interview data from African American, black Caribbean American, & non-Hispanic white American adults show the 1st 2 more likely to say they are both spiritual & religious and the last more likely to say they are spiritual only or neither.

    Associated Search Terms: Caribbean Americans; Religiosity; African Argentinians
  • "I know he controls cancer": The Meaning of Religion among Black Caribbean and White British Patients with Advanced Cancer.
    Koffman, Jonathan, Myfanwy Morgan, Polly Edmonds, Peter Speck, and Irene J. Higginson (2008)
    Social Science & Medicine 67:5: 780-789.

    Associated Search Terms: Caribbean British; Medical; Great Britain; Coping
  • Caribbean Diaspora in the USA: Diversity of Caribbean Religions in New York City.
    Schmidt, Bettina E. (2008)
    Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate

    Associated Search Terms: Bricolage; United States, New York, New York; Caribbean Americans; Africanist, U.S.A.
  • 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: Trinidad and Tobago; Syncretism; Church mother; Caribbean Canadians; Women; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Feminist theory; Participant observation; Ritual; Spiritual Baptist, Canada; Spiritual Baptist, Trinidad
  • Religious participation among older Black Caribbeans in the United States.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, Linda M. Chatters, and James S. Jackson (2007)
    Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences 62: S251-S256.

    Associated Search Terms: Caribbean Americans; Gerontology; Practice
  • Religious and spiritual invovlement among odler African Americans, black Caribbeans and non-Hispanic whites: Findings from the National Survey of American Life.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, Linda M. Chatters, and James S. Jackson (2007)
    Journal of Gerontology Social Sciences 62B:4: S238-S250.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Ethnic; Gerontology; Caribbean Americans; African Americans
  • Diaspora Conversions: Black Carib Religion and the Recovery of Africa.
    Johnson, Paul Christopher (2007)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Migration; Participant observation; Honduras; Diffusion; Conversion; Africanist, U.S.A.; Africanist, Caribbean; Garifuna; United States, New York, New York
  • Religions et génération dans la Caraïbe.
    Hurbon, Laënnec (2004)
    Social Compass 51:2: 177-190.

    Africanist cults & new religions such as Rastafari & Mahikari symbolize memory.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist, Caribbean; Rastafarian; Memory; Generations; Caribbean; Mahikari, Caribbean
  • La religiosidad popular en la identidad cultural latnoamericana y caribeña.
    Ramírez Calzadilla, Jorge (2004)
    In N. Quezada (ed.) La religiosidad popular México Cuba. Mexico: Instituto de Investigaciones Anthropológicas , UNAM; Plaza y Valdé Editores, pp. 25-44.

    Associated Search Terms: Latin America; Popular religion; Caribbean
  • Central Africa in the Caribbean: Transcending Time, Transforming Cultures.
    Warner-Lewis, Maureen (2003)
    Mona, Jamaica: University of West Indies Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist, Caribbean; Caribbean
  • Les Églises fondamentalistes protestantes aux Antilles: Les Défis pour une anthropologie critique.
    Massé Raymond (2002)
    In Raymond Massé and JeanBenoist (eds.) Convoctions thérapeutiques du sacré. Paris: Karthala, pp. 307-326.

    Associated Search Terms: Caribbean; Fundamentalist, Caribbean
  • Pentecôtisme et transnationalisation dans la Caraïbe./Pentecostalism and Transnationalisation in the Caribbean.
    Hurbon, Laënnec (2001)
    In Jean-Pierre Bastian, François Campion, and Kathy Rousselet (eds.) La globalisation du religieux. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 125-138. See annotation for English publication.

    In André Corten and Ruth Marshall-Fratani (eds.) Between Babel and Pentecost: Transnational Pentecostalism in Africa and Latin America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001, pp. 124-141.

    Associated Search Terms: Transnational; Pentecostal, Caribbean; Caribbean
  • Contested Rituals of the African Diaspora.
    Glazier, Stephen D. (1998)
    In peter B. Clarke (ed.), New Trends and Developments in African Religions. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, pp. 105-119.

    Focuses on the contested quest for pure African ritual traditions.

    Associated Search Terms: African diaspora; Africanist, Caribbean; Ritual
  • The Popular Use of the Charismatic Movement in Curaçao.
    Lamp, Armando (1998)
    Social Compass 45:3: 429-436.

    Black Catholics on Curaçao use the charismatic movement to express African religious traditions.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Curaçao; Pentecostal, Catholic, Caribbean; Curaçao; Africanist, Curaçao
  • Organizing God's Work.
    Harris, Margaret (1998)
    New York: St. Martin's Press.

    Studies the role of 4 parishes in delivering social services in Britain.

    Associated Search Terms: Afro-Caribbean British; Jewish, Great Britain; Organization; Pentecostal, Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain; Church of England; Great Britain; Charities; Parish
  • Anthropological Theory and the Breakdown of Eclectic Folk Religions.
    Houk, James (1996)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 35:4: 442-447.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Africanist, Caribbean; Caribbean; Folk religion
  • New World African Ritual: Genuine and Spurious.
    Glazier, Stephen D. (1996)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 35:4: 420-431.

    Applies the "genuine" & "spurious" cultures models of Edward Sapir to Afro-Caribbean religions.

    Associated Search Terms: Culture; Caribbean; Syncretism; Accommodation; Africanist; Spiritual Baptist; Ritual
  • Pratiques de guérison et religion dans la Caraïbe.
    Hurbon, Laënnec (1992)
    In F. Lautman and J. Maître (eds.) Gestion religieuse de la santé. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 91-105.

    Associated Search Terms: Caribbean; Healing
  • Le nouveaux mouvements religieux dans la Caraïbe.
    Hurbon, Laënnec (1989)
    In Laënnec Hurbon (ed.) Le phénomène religieux dans la Caraïbe.Paris: Karthala, pp. 309-354. [New edition, 2000]

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Caribbean
  • Prophecy and Ecstacy: Religion and Politics in the Caribbean.
    Glazier, Stephen D. (1986)
    In Jeffrey K. Hadden and Anson D. Shupe, Jr. (eds.), Prophetic Religions and Politics. (Religion and the Political Order, Volume One). New York: Paragon House, pp. 430-447.

    Discusses Rastafarians, Vodun, & Spiritual Baptists.

    Associated Search Terms: Voodoo, Haiti; Spiritual Baptist; Rastafarian, Jamaica; Politics, Caribbean; Caribbean
  • New Religious Movements in the Caribbean.
    Hurbon, Laënnec (1986)
    In James A. Beckford (ed.), New Religious Movements and Rapid Social Change. Newbury Park, California: Sage, pp. 145-176.

    Associated Search Terms: Caribbean; Pentecostal, Caribbean; New religions; Mita, Caribbean; Rastafarian, Caribbean; Apostles of Infinite Love, Caribbean; Mahikari, Caribbean; Seventh-day Adventist, Caribbean; Jehovah´s Witness, Caribbean; Catholic traditionalists; Catholic, traditionalist movement
  • Le double fonctionnement des sectes aux Antilles: le cas du Mahikari en Guadeloupe.
    Hurbon, Laënnec (1980)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 50:1: 59-75.

    Associated Search Terms: Mahikari, Caribbean; France, Guadeloupe; Sect
  • Caribbean Religion: The Voodoo Case.
    Pierre, Roland (1977)
    Sociological Analysis 38:1: 25-36.

    Explores the religious dimensions of the components of Voodoo in the Antilles; Voodoo appears to express the racial & cultural resistance of the oppressed.

    Associated Search Terms: Voodoo, Antilles; Caribbean; Stratification; Popular religion
  • Smith et Marx contre Weber et les wébériens: sur les origines du développement et du sousdéveloppement dans le nouveau monde.
    Gunder-Frank, André (1975)
    L'homme et société 35/36: 149-185.

    Associated Search Terms: Mode of production; Development; Protestant Ethic; Weber, Max; Smith, Adam; Caribbean; Latin America; United States; Marx, Karl
  • Ritual Dissociation and Possession Belief in Caribbean Negro Religion.
    Bourguinon, Erika (1970)
    In Norman E. Whitten, Jr., and John F. Szwed (eds.), Afro-American Anthropology: Contemporary Perspectives. New York: Free Press, pp. 87-101.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Possession; Caribbean; Africanist, Caribbean
  • La Iglesia en America Central y el Caribe. Estudios Socio-Religiosos Latino-Americanos 4.
    Alonso, Isidoro, and Genés Garrido (1962)
    Fribourg and Bogotà: FERES.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Caribbean; Central America; Catholic, Central America; Caribbean
  • Immigration et Métamorphose d'un Dieu.
    Bastide, Roger (1956)
    Cahiers internationaux de sociologie 20: 45-60./In Bastide, Le prochain et le lointain. Paris: Cujas, 1970.

    The cult of Exú was brought from Africa to Brazil & the Antilles, where it became associated with protests of upwardly mobile descendants of slaves.

    Associated Search Terms: Mobility (vertical); Africanist, Caribbean; Brazil; Caribbean; Africanist, Brazil; Migration
  • The Role of the Catholic Church in Caribbean Life.
    Lietz, Paul S. (1955)
    In A. Curtis Wilgus (ed.) The Caribbean: Its Culture. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, pp. 149-157.

    A general discussion, focusing on church-state relations in the Caribbean area.

    Associated Search Terms: Caribbean; State; Catholic, Caribbean
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