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  • Religion and the Struggle for European Union: Confessional Culture and the Limits of Integration.
    Nelsen, Brent F., and James L. Guth (2015)
    Washington: Georgetown University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Europe; Catholic, Europe; Europe; Politics, Europe; Historical
  • Religion, spirituality and civil participation.
    deHart, Joep, and Paul Dekker (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 169-188.

    Reports data from various European surveys. Among the European nations, the proportion protestant correlates positively with secular volunteering, & the proportion Orthodox or Muslim correlates negatively with secular volunteering.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Volunteering; Protestant, Europe; Orthodox, eastern, Europe; Europe; Catholic, Europe; Islam, Europe
  • Religion and social participation in Postcommunist Europe.
    Voicu, M?lina, and Claudiu Tufi? (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 203-217.

    Analyzes 2008 European Values Study data from 21 postcommunist European nations. Church attendance predicts voluntary organization membership in low religiosity contexts, negatively predicts it in high religiosity contexts. membership in voluntary organizations is higher in Catholic countries but higher by individual Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Contextual effects; Protestant, Europe; Civic engagement; Catholic, Europe; Social participation
  • Portraits du Catholicism. Une comparaison européenne.
    Pérez-Agote, Alfonso (2012)
    Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Europe
  • Determinants of the Number of Catholic Priests to Catholics in Europe--An Economic Explanation.
    Mourão, Paulo Reis (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 52:4: 427-438.

    Prediction models for the ratio of Catholic priests to Catholics in European nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Europe; Vocation; Catholic, Europe
  • Socialization values, cultural-religious zones and modernization theory.
    Fjellvang, Tormod (2011)
    European Sociological Review 27:2: 196-211.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Obedience; Protestant, Europe; Socialization; Europe; Catholic, Europe
  • Late 20th-century trends in Catholic religiousness: Belgium compared with Western and Central European nations.
    Dobbelaere, Karel, and Jaak Billiet (2010)
    In Leo Kenis, Jaak Billiet, and Patrick Pasture (eds.) La trasformation des églises chrétiennes en Europe occidenale. Leuven: Leuven University Press, pp. 113-145.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Belgium; Catholic, Belgium; Europe; Religiosity
  • La question religieuse et ses turbulences au Xxe siècle.
    Poulat, Émile (2005)
    Paris: Berg International.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Catholic, Modernist crisis; Intellectuals; Catholic, Europe
  • Church, State and Society in Eastern Europe.
    Tomka, Miklós (2005)
    Washington: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy.

    Collection of essays & sudies from before, during, & well after the fall of communism; some on Eastern Europe in general, some on Hungary.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Hungary; Europe, eastern; Persecution; State; Hungary
  • Women Religious Virtuosae from the Middle Ages: A Case Pattern and Analytic Model of Types.
    Walters, Barbara R. (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:1: 69-89.

    Reviews the piety of 5 female 13th century virtuosae--Juliana of Mount Cornillon, anonymous authors of the Mosan poems, Hadewijch of Antwerp, Margaret Porette, & Gertrude of Helfta. Weber's types (inner worldly ascetic, etc.) do not apply readily.

    Associated Search Terms: Virtuoso; Catholic; Europe, medieval; Women; Historical; Ideal type
  • L'Europe de Bruxelles en ligne de mire: les virtuoses du catholicisme au coeur de la modernité politique.
    Talin, Kristoff (2001)
    Social Compass 48:2: 249-262.

    In Europe, the disestablished Catholic Church seeks to form consciences & lobby rather than enjoy official privileges. The orders & congregations are fitting into the modality of operation.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Catholic, Europe; Politics, Europe; Orders/congregations
  • Un centre consacré à l’etude empirique de la vie religieuse: le DIS de Madrid.
    Lopez-Garcia, Julián, and María Begoña de Isusi Echeita (2001)
    Social Compass 48:2: 193-208.

    Description of a research center (Departamento Investigación Sociólogica) & its work, followed by general observations on Western European Catholic orders & congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Europe; Orders/congregations
  • Analyzing Patterns of Religious Participation in Post-communist Eastern Europe.
    Need, Ariana, and Geoffrey Evans (2001)
    British Journal of Sociology 52:2: 229-248.

    1990s surveys reveal no resurgence of religion among young Eastern Europeans after the Communist era; Catholic countries show more religious practice than do Orthodox countries.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern, Europe; Practice; Catholic, Europe; Europe, eastern; Secularization
  • Context and Conscience: The Catholic Church as an Agent of Political Socialization in Western Europe.
    Jelen, Ted G., and Clyde Wilcox (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:1: 28-40.

    Analyzes 1981-83 world Values Survey data & 1981 Eurobarometer data; sees competition leading to stronger Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Catholic, Europe; Competition; Pluralism
  • Villes, espaces publics et religions: récits d'espérance et pratiques quotidiennes.
    Remy, Jean (1998)
    Social Compass 45:1: 23-42.

    Associated Search Terms: Belgium; Collective representation; Islam, Europe; Catholic, Europe; Urban; France
  • Religious Resource Networks: Roman Catholic Philanthropy in Central and East Europe.
    DellaCava, Ralph (1997)
    In Susanne Hoeber Rudolph and James Piscatori (eds.) Transnational Religion: Fading States. Boulder, Colorado: Westview, pp. 173-211.

    Associated Search Terms: Transnational; Europe, eastern; Catholic, Europe
  • Europäische Katholiken und die katholische Kirche nach dem Zweiten Vatikanischen Konzil.
    Dobbelaere, Karel, and Liliane Voyé (1996)
    In F.X. Kaufmann and A. Zingerle (eds.), Vatikanum II und Modernisierung: Historische, theologische und soziologische Perspective. Pderbon: Schöning, pp. 209-232.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Europe; Change; Modernization; Europe
  • Religion and Life Conduct: A Weberian Analysis of Asceticism and Lay Religious Movements in the Middle Ages (Max Weber, Ernst Troeltsch).
    Kaelber, Lutz (1996)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Indiana University [DA 57A, p. 333]

    Associated Search Terms: Troeltsch, Ernst; Catholic, medieval; Asceticism; Europe, medieval; Weber, Max; Historical
  • Weber's Lacuna: Medieval Religion and the Roots of Rationalization.
    Kaelber, Lutz (1996)
    Journal of the History of Ideas 57:3: 465-485.

    Weber never completed his study of medieval Christianity; he had a negative view of any potential for ascetic rationalism in lay religion but respect for the ascetic heroics of medieval monasticism.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe, medieval; Catholic, medieval; Weber, Max; Rationalization; Protestant Ethic
  • Catholic Identity, Religious Context and Environmental Values in Western Europe: Evidence from the European Values Surveys.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P., and Michael Procter (1995)
    Social Compass 42:1: 27-34.

    Analyzes 1990 survey data from 12 European nations; finds no relationship between either religiosity or Catholicism with environmental concern.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Environmentalism; Religiosity; Catholic, Europe
  • The Germanization of Early Medieval Christianity. A Sociohistorical Approach to Religious Transformation.
    Russell, James C. (1994)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Uses largely secondary historical sources; Christian religion, based on an anomic urban culture, was not communicated to the West & North Europeans intact.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Missions; Catholic, medieval; Europe
  • Religion and Democracy in Central Eastern Europe.
    Michel, Patrick (1994)
    In John Fulton and Peter Gee (eds.) Religion in Contemporary Europe. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 34-42.

    Focuses mostly on post-communist Poland.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe, central; Catholic, Poland; Politics, Poland
  • Molteplice e identitario. Immagini contrastanti del cattolicesimo europeo.
    Voyé, Liliane (1994)
    Religioni e società 20/9: 29-48.

    Sees a shift from public church to private clientelist religion; describes a new public stance as a strategy for evangelizing a supranational Europe.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Syncretism; Popular religion; Catholic; Europe; Post-modern
  • Le Catholicisme italien et la construction de l'Europe.
    Abbruzzese, Salvatore (1993)
    In Gilbert Vincent and Jean-Paul Willaime (eds.) Religions et transformations de l'Europe. Strasbourg: Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg, pp. 261-267.

    The fact of having a Polish pope has been important in making Europe more than a consumer region.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Europe; Europe
  • Les rapports Église-État dans les pays européens de tradition protestante et de tradition catholique: essai d'analyse.
    Champion, Françoise (1993)
    Social Compass 40:4: 589-609.

    Compares church-state developments in largely single-faith European nations: France, Spain, Belgium, Italy, England, Denmark.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Europe; Protestant, Europe; Catholic, Europe; State
  • Catholicism and Gender Equality in Western Europe: A Contextual Analysis.
    Wilcox, Clyde, and Ted G. Jelen (1993)
    International Journal of Public Opinion Research 5: 40-57.

    Minority religions maintain distinctiveness with more extreme positions: Catholics against feminism in Protestant countries, Protestants least against it in Catholic countries.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Protestant, Europe; Women; Minority; Catholic, Europe
  • Les Européens, leur religion et leur Europe.
    Zwilling, Alain (1993)
    In Gilbert Vincent and Jean-Paul Willaime (eds.) Religions et transformations de l'Europe. Strasbourg: Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg, pp. 219-229.

    Analyzes European 1980s survey data; Catholic & Orthodox respondents were more favorable toward the European Union than others. Frequency of church attendance also predicts favoring the E.U. The influence of nationality could not be separated out.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Europe; Catholic, Europe; Orthodox, eastern, Europe; Europe
  • A Contextual Analysis of Catholicism and Abortion Attitudes in Western Europe.
    Jelen, Ted G., John O'Donnell, and Clyde Wilcox (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:4: 375-383.

    Analyzes 1981-83 World Values Survey data from most West European nations; shows Catholicism working against acceptance of abortion at the individual level but for it among non-Catholics as a contextual variable.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Europe; Levels of inclusiveness; Europe; Abortion
  • La religion en postmodernité.
    Voyé, Liliane (1993)
    Studies in Religion/Sciences religieuses 22:4: 503-520.

    Losing the strength it had in organizational unity in Europe, Catholicism allies itself with family-based & other resistances against moral risks.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Europe; Post-modern; Europe; Family; Marriage; Moral
  • Ages, Générations et Christianisme en France et en Europe.
    Lambert, Yves (1993)
    Revue française de sociologie 34: 525-555.

    Reviews poll data on religion in France & Europe as a whole; notes generation as well as age differences.

    Associated Search Terms: Age; Generations; Catholic, France; France; Europe
  • Monasticism and the "Protestant Ethic": Asceticism, Rationality and Wealth in the Medieval West.
    Silber, Ilana Friedrich (1993)
    British Journal of Sociology 44:1: 103-123.

    Medieval European monasticism does not really resemble the Protestant & capitalist asceticisms, but the reasons are not those given by Max Weber.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Protestant Ethic; Capitalism; Catholic, medieval; Historical; Europe
  • Che cosa significa Europa cristiana?
    Pace, Enzo (1992)
    Il Mulino 339: 73-81.

    Comments on the non-democratic implications of a European Catholic bishops' synodal assertion that Christianity is the fundamental ethos of Europe.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Catholic; Pluralism
  • Western European Catholicism since Vatican II.
    Dobbelaere, Karel, and Liliane Voyé (1991)
    In Helen R.F. Ebaugh (ed.), Religion and the Social Order. Vatican II and the U.S. Catholicism. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 205-231.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Catholic, Europe
  • Toward an Explanation of Church Opposition to Authoritarian Regimes: Religio-Oppositional Subcultures in Poland and Catalonia.
    Johnson, Hank (Henry E.) (1989)
    Journal for the scientific Study of Religion 28:4: 493-508.

    Explains continuities in national opposition over time in terms of religious/familial subcultures.

    Associated Search Terms: Subculture; Catholic, Europe; Spain, Catalonia; Poland; Politics, Europe
  • Sociological Implications of the Great Western Schism.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (1989)
    Social Compass 36:3: 311-325.

    14th-15th century Europe.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Historical; Schism; Papacy; Europe, medieval
  • Secularization, Pillarization, and Religious Change in the Low Countries.
    Dobbelaere, Karel (1988)
    In Thomas M. Gannon (ed.), World Catholicism in Transition. New York: Macmillan, pp. 80-115.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Catholic, Europe; Change; Secularization
  • Rationalization in Medieval Europe: The Inquisition and Sociological Change.
    Nielsen, Donald A. (1988)
    International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society 2: 217-241.

    Associated Search Terms: Rationalization; Catholic, medieval; Europe; Change
  • Reformmönchtum und der Aufsteig Clunys: Webers Bedeutung für die Forschung heute.
    Rosenwein, Barbara (1988)
    In Wolfgang schluchter (ed.) Max Webers Sicht des Okzidentalen Christentums: Interpretation und Kritik. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, pp. 276-311.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Weber, Max; Trappist; Monasticism; Catholic, Europe; Europe, medieval
  • Le Pèlerinage à Fatima. Processus d'une Transaction entre Tradition et Modernité à Partir d'une Situation Migratoire.
    Lopes, Policarpo (1986)
    Social Compass 33:1: 91-106.

    Examines the pilgrimage to Fatima as a contributor to the identity of Portuguese émigrés in Europe.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Europe; Portuguese Europeans; Pilgrimage; Identity; Marian; Migrant
  • Sociology's "One Law."
    Pope, Whitney, and Nick Danigelis (1981)
    Social Forces 60:2: 495-516.

    Analyzes 1919-1972 suicide rates of Catholic & Protestant countries in Europe.

    Associated Search Terms: Suicide; Comparative; Protestant, Europe; Catholic, Europe; Europe
  • Pauperism and Illth: An Archaeology of Social Policy.
    Walter, Eugene Victor (1973)
    Sociological Analysis 34:4: 239-254.

    Notes that poverty is not a mere lack of goods, but also a social distance from non-poor society; recounts the 14th century controversy over religious poverty in a proto-industrial context.

    Associated Search Terms: Mendicant movement; Historical; Catholic, medieval; Europe; Social distance
  • Family, Ritual and Secularization. A Cross-National Study Conducted in Bulgaria, Finland, Germany and Ireland.
    Lüschen, Günther, Zaharj Staikof, Veronica Stolte Heiskanan, and Conor Ward (1972)
    Social Compass 19:4: 519-536.

    Analyzes interview data from parents of school-age children in 5 societies representing Protestant & Catholic settings of high & low modernization.

    Associated Search Terms: Finland, Helsinki; Secularization; Bulgaria, Sofia; Germany, Cologne; Germany, Bremen; Ireland, Dublin; Ritual; Family; Catholic, Europe; Protestant, Europe
  • Inventaire statistique de l'Ordre des Fráres Mineurs dans le Nord-Ouest de l'Europe.
    Baan, Melchior A., and L. Grond (1966)
    Social Compass 13:3: 257-275.

    1960 data: Germany, Netherlands, France, Belgium, & Austria.

    Associated Search Terms: Orders/congregations; Franciscan; Catholic, Europe; Europe
  • Die religiöse Praxis der Katholiken in Zusammenhang mit einigen Sozialfaktoren in Mittel und Westeuropa. Internationales Katholisches Institut für Kirchliche Sozialforschung, Bericht Nr. 70.
    Anzai, Shin (1961)
    Wien: Internationales Katholisches Institut für Kirchliche Sozialforschung.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Europe; Europe
  • Le Problème Sacerdotal en Europe Occidentale.
    Dellepoort, Johannes Joseph, Norbert Greinacher, and Walter Menges (1961)
    Social Compass 8:5: 425-445.

    Assesses the supply of priests in the western European nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Europe; Clergy; Europe
  • Der Katholizismus in Europa. Einge statistische und soziologische Betrachtungen in Zusammenhang mit der europäischen Integration.
    Grond, L. (anonymous) (1960)
    Herder Korrespondenz 14: 443-476.

    General 1950s demographic data, & a country-by-country sociological overview.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Catholic, Europe
  • Catholic Intellectual Emancipation in the Western Countries of Mixed Religion.
    Matthijssen, M.A.J.M. (1959)
    Social Compass 6:3: 91-113.

    Notes the increasing presence of Catholic students in higher education in The Netherlands, West Germany, & Switzerland.

    Associated Search Terms: Intellectuals; Catholic, Europe; Education; Pluralism; Europe
  • Social Problems of the Church in Europe.
    Houtart, François (1954)
    American Catholic Sociological Review 15:3: 230-243.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Europe; Europe
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