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  • The rise and transformation of German political Catholicism (1848-1914) and Turkish political Islam (1970-2011).
    Altinordu, Ate? (2013)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 65, 1 Suppl., 383-408.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Turkey; Turkey; Politics, Germany; Islam, Turkey; Germany; Catholic, Germany; Comparative; Historical
  • The Religious Landscape in Germany: Secularizing West--Secularized East.
    Müller, Olaf, Detlef Pollack, and Gert Pickel (2012)
    In Detlef Pollack, Olaf Müller, and Gert Pickel (eds.) The Social Significance of Religion in the Enlarged Europe. Secularization, Individualization and Pluralization. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 95-120.

    The Catholic Church was disestablished longer & became less dependent on the state, though it has a priest shortage, compared to the Protestant Church. Both provide this-worldly services. Surveys show individual religion is stronger in the West than in the East.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Rational choice theory; Secularization; State; Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland; Catholic, Germany; Germany
  • Die Entwicklung der Kirchenmitglieder in Deutschland. Statistische Anmerkungen zu Umfang und Ursachen des Mitgliederrückgangs in den beiden christlichen Volkskirchen.
    Eicken, J., and A. Schmitz-Veltin (2010)
    Wirtschaft und Statistik 6: 576-589.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany; Catholic, Germany; Membership; Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland
  • Maria of the Oak: Society and the Problem of Divine Intervention.
    Lee, Daniel B. (2009)
    Sociology of Religion 70:3: 213-231.

    Observation of pilgrims & of prayers & testimonies left at the Mary of the Oak shrine in Bavaria.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular Catholicism; Prayer; Pilgrimage; Marian; Germany; Catholic, Germany; Shrine
  • Sociabilité et Socialisation Paroissiales: une Comparaison Franco-Allemande.
    Bobineau, Olivier (2006)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 133: 93-114.

    Based on 2002 fieldwork.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany, Augsburg; Catholic, France; Catholic, Germany; Parish; Comparative; France, Laval
  • Dieu Change en Paroisse. Une Comparaison Franco-Allemande.
    Bobineau, Olivier (2005)
    Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes.

    Associated Search Terms: France, Laval; Germany, Augsburg; Parish; Comparative; Catholic, Germany; Catholic, France
  • Le clivage électoral catholique-protestant revisité (France, Allemagne Fédérale, Suisse).
    Schwengler, Bernard (2005)
    Revue française de science politique 55:3: 381-413.

    Focuses on elections in Alsace, then examines French, German, & Swiss electoral results.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, France; Catholic, Germany; Politics, Germany; Germany; France, Alsace; Catholic, France; Switzerland; Politics, Switzerland; Protestant, Switzerland; Catholic, Switzerland; Protestant, France; Protestant, Germany
  • Säkularisierung--ein moderner Mythos? Studien zum religiösen Wandel in Deutschland.
    Pollack, Detlef (2003)
    Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck).

    A collection of essays & studies, most previously published as slightly different versions.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; State; Individualism; Germany, East; Dimensions of religiosity; Functionalism; Lutheran, Germany; Disenchantment; Catholic, Germany; Definition of religion; Differentiation; Germany; Luckmann, Thomas; Proselytizing; Politics, Germany; Luhmann, Niklas; Literature; Privatization
  • Die religiös-kirchliche Situation in Deutschland--eine Bestandsaufnahme.
    Pollack, Detlef (2001)
    In Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (ed.) Zweimal Deutschland: Auf dem Weg zur Einheit? Heidelberg: Winter, pp. 21-41. Also in Detlef Pollack, Säkularisierung--ein moderner Mythos? Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2003, pp. 77-94.

    Reports 1991-93 survey data from Germany.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Germany; Germany; Catholic, Germany
  • Priester im Modernisierungsstress: Forschungsbericht der Studie Priester 2000.
    Zulehner, Paul M. (2001)
    Ostfildern: Schwabenverlag.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Catholic, Germany; Germany; Stress
  • Religion and Politics in Germany since 1945. The Evangelical and Catholic Churches.
    Ramet, Sabrina P. (2000)
    Journal of Church and State 42:1: 115-145.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Germany; Germany; Catholic, Germany; Lutheran, Germany
  • Der Wandel der religiös-kirchlichen Lage in Ostdeutschland nach 1989.
    Pollack, Detlef (2000)
    In Detlef Pollack and Gert Pickel (eds.) Religiöser und kirchlicher Wandel in Ostdeutschland 1989-1999. Opladen: Leske + Budrich, pp. 18-47. Also in Detlef Pollack, Säkularisierung--ein moderner Mythos? Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2003, pp. 108-131.

    Reports 1950-97 church staistics & poll data for East Germany.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Lutheran, Germany; Germany, East; Germany; Change; Catholic, Germany; Belief; Practice
  • Educational "Preference" of German Protestants and Catholics: The Politics Behind Educational Specialization.
    Becker, George (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 41:3: 311-327.

    Criticizes Offenbacher's study used by M. Weber & R. Merton in their hypothesized more rational Protestant courses of action; proposes differential occupational opportunities for Protestants & Catholic theology students affected their educational careers.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Protestant Ethic; Germany; Catholic, Germany; Science; Offenbacher, Martin; Seminarians; Protestant, Germany
  • Die Entscheidung zum Kirchenaustritt zwischen Kirchen bindung und Kirchensteuer. Eine Verlaufsdateanalysis in einer Kohorte ehemaliger Gymnasiasten bis zum 43. Lebensjahr.
    Birkelbach, Klaus (1999)
    Zeitschrift für Soziologie 28:2: 136-153.

    Germans sometimes disaffiliate from childhood religions because of financial costs; this is more common among Protestants than Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Germany; Disaffiliation; Rational choice theory; Germany; Protestant, Germany
  • Religious Minorities and Support for Immigrant Rights in the United States, France, and Germany.
    Fetzer, Joel S. (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:1: 41-49.

    Associated Search Terms: Minority; Migration; Germany; Jewish, U.S.A.; United States; France; Protestant, France; Catholic, U.S.A.; Atheist, France
  • Konfession, Religion und soziale Netzwerke. Zur Bedeutung christlicher Religiosität in personalen Beziehungen.
    Kecskes, Robert, and Christof Wolf (1996)
    Opladen: Leske + Budrich.

    Analyzes 1992 interview data from a Cologne sector.

    Associated Search Terms: Network; Age; Germany, Cologne; Catholic, Germany; Lutheran, Germany; Dimensions of religiosity; Atheist, Germany; Education; Mobility (geographical); Communality
  • Honor Your Fathers. Reform Movements, Catechisms, and the "Civilizing Process" in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany.
    Bast, Robert J. (1995)
    Amsterdams Sociologisch Tijdschrift 21:4: 116-125.

    Fearing the unraveling of the social fabric, religious reformers taught discipline, civility, & deference toward secular rulers.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Catholic, Germany; Reformation; Social control; Socialization
  • Konfession und politische Orientierung: Das Beispiel der Konfessionslosen.
    Pttkowski, Wolfgang, and Rainer Volz (1989)
    In Karl-Britz Daiber (ed.) Religion und Konfession. Hanover: Lutherisches Verlagshaus.

    Analyzes 1982 West German survey data (ALLBUS 1982); compares Protestant, Catholic, & unchurched people's political attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Germany; Protestant, Germany; Atheist, Germany; Germany, West; Politics, Germany
  • Konfession und Ethik am Beispiel der Eistellung zum Schwangerschaftsabbruch.
    Eichelberger, Hans-Werner (1989)
    In Karl-Fritz Daiber (ed.), Religion und Konfession. Hanover: Lutehrisches Verlagshaus, pp. 72-92.

    Analyzes 1982 West German survey data (ALLBUS 1982); compares Protestant, Catholic, & unchurched people's attitudes toward abortion.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany, West; Abortion; Protestant, Germany; Catholic, Germany; Atheist, Germany
  • Religion und Konfession: Studien zur politischen, ethischen und religiösen Einstellungen von Katholischen, Protestanten und Konfessionslosen ind er Bundesrepublic Deutschland und in den Niederlanden.
    Daiber, Karl Fritz (ed.) (1989)
    Hanover: Lutherisches Verlaghaus.

    Analyzes 1982 West German survey data, & separate Dutch data.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Germany; Germany, West; Politics, Germany; Politics, Netherlands; Netherlands; Moral; Protestant, Netherlands; Protestant, Germany; Atheist, Netherlands; Atheist, Germany; Catholic, Netherlands
  • Protestanten, Katholiken und Nicht-Kirchenmitglieden. Ein Vergleich ihren Wert- und Orientierungsmuster.
    Lukatis, Ingrid, and Wolfgang Lukatis (1989)
    In Karl-Fritz Daiber (ed.) Religion und Konfession. Hanover: Lutherisches Verlagshaus, pp. 17-71.

    Analyzes 1982 West German survey data (ALLBUS 1982); compares values of Protestants, Catholics, & non-churched: women's role, family, work, etc.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Familism; Protestant, Germany; Catholic, Germany; Women; Values; Atheist, Germany; Germany, West
  • Der Katholizismus in den deutschsprachigen Ländern.
    Gabriel, Karl, and Franz-Xaver Kaufmann (1988)
    In Franz-Xaver Kaufmann and Bernhard Schäfers (eds.) Religion, Kirche und Gesellschaft. Gegenwartskunde, Sonderheft 5, pp. 31-57.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Germany, East; Catholic, Austria; Catholic, Germany, West
  • Maria in der Massenreligiosität. ZumWandel des popularen Katholizismus in Deutschland.
    Ebertz, Michael N. (1986)
    In Michael N. Ebertz and Franz Schultheis (eds.), Volksfrömmigkeit in Eruopa. Beiträge zur Soziologie popularer Religiosität aus 14 Ländern. München: Chr. Kaiser, pp. 65-83.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Change; Catholic, Germany; Marian; Germany
  • Katholische und evangelische Milieus: Vermittlungsinstanzen und Wirkungsmuster.
    Kühr, Herbert (1985)
    In Dieter Oberndörfer, Hans Rattinger and Karl Schmitt (eds.) Wirtschaftlicher Wandel, religiöser Wandel und Wertwandel. Folgen für das politische Verhalten in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Berlin: Duncker und Humblot, pp. 245-261.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany, West; Germany, Western; Catholic, Germany; Lutheran, Germany; Subculture; Polity
  • Comments on the Relationship Between Church Membership and Piety.
    Feige, Andreas (1982)
    Social Compass 29:2/3: 187-208.

    Reviews 1970s West German surveys.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Piety; Germany, West; Catholic, Germany; Lutheran, Germany
  • Voting Patterns, Social Context, and Religious Affiliation in South West Germany.
    Golde, Günter (1982)
    Comparative Studies in Society and History 24:1: 25-56.

    Reports 1971 participant observation in a Protestant community & a Catholic one in Baden-Württemberg, & interprets their 1952-72 election data.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Germany; Catholic, Germany; Protestant, Germany; Participant observation; Germany, Baden-Württemberg
  • Sozialstrukturelle Voraussetzungen für die Durchsetzung der Sozialform "Katholizismus" in Deutschland in der ersten Häfte des 19. Jahrhunderts.
    Geller, Helmut (1980)
    In Karl Gabriel and Franz-Xaver Kaufmann (eds.), Zur Soziologie des Katholizismus. Mainz: Matthias Grünwald Verlag, pp. 66-88.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Germany
  • Bible, Société, Prédication.
    VanCalster, Stephan (1980)
    Social Compass 27:4: 397-416.

    Examines content & purposes of Catholic & Protestant homilies in West Germany.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Germany, West; Preaching; Protestant, Germany; Catholic, Germany
  • Self-esteem and Religiosity: An Analysis of Catholic Adolescents from Five Cultures.
    Smith, Christopher B., Andrew J. Weigert, and Darwin L. Thomas (1979)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 18:1: 51-60.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Spain, Seville; Mexico, Merida; Puerto Rico, San Juan; Germany, Bonn; Comparative; Catholic; Students, secondary; Self-esteem; United States, New York, New York
  • Catholics and Protestants: Agricultural Modernization in Two German Villages.
    Golde, Günter (1975)
    New York: Academic Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany; Protestant, Germany; Catholic, Germany; Rural; Community study; Modernization
  • Kirche und Katholiken in der Bundesrepublik. Daten und Analysen.
    Golomb, Egon (1974)
    Asschaffenburg: Pattloch Verlag.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany, West; Catholic, Germany
  • Secularization and Religiosity: A Cross-national Study of Catholic Adolescents in Five Societies.
    Weigert, Andrew J., and Darwin L. Thomas (1974)
    Sociological Analysis 35:1: 1-23.

    Analyzes data from Catholic secondary students in 5 nations; notes the weakening of traditional belief in the modernized societies presages changes in the configuration of religiosity within Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Germany; Secularization; Students, secondary; Mexico, Merida; Dimensions of religiosity; Puerto Rico; Catholic; Comparative; Spain
  • Religion and Revolution.
    Lewy, Guenter (1974)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: France; Islam; Sudan; Sri Lanka; Spain; Mexico; India; Germany; Egypt; China; Burma; Brazil; Latin America; Africa; Puritan, Great Britain; Catholic, Mexico; Jewish; Hindu, India; Christian; Revolution; Messian; Cargo cult; Anabaptist
  • Protestanten und Katholiken: Soziologische Analyse konfessioneller Kultur.
    Schmidtchen, Gerhard (1973)
    Bern: A. Francke.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany, West; Denomination (organizational entity); Catholic, Germany; Lutheran, Germany
  • Adolescent Self-Esteem and Religiosity: A Cross-National Analysis.
    Smith, Christopher B. (1973)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Notre Dame.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Self-esteem; Sex; Catholic; Germany, Bonn; United States, New York, New York; United States, Minnesota, St. Paul; Puerto Rico, San Juan; Mexico, Merida; Spain, Seville; Comparative
  • Sozio-kulturelle Determinanten religiöser Orientierungen.
    Singer, Gerwulf (1972)
    In Jakobus Wössner (ed.) Religion im Umbruch. Soziologische Beiträge zur Situation von Religion und Kirche in der gegenwärtigen Gesellschaft. Stuttgart: Ferdinand Enke, pp. 171-199.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Jewish, Germany; Protestant, Germany; Germany, West; Catholic, Germany; Communality
  • 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
  • Berufspositionen und Berufsvorstellungen promovierter katholischer Laientheologen.
    Bindereif, Elisabeth (1971)
    In Günter Dux, Thomas Luckmann, and Joachim Matthes (eds.), Internationales Jahrbuch für Religionssoziologie 7. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, pp. 212-251.

    1969 interview data from lay doctors of theology in West Germany, on their occupational experience, 1954-69.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany, West; Theologian; Catholic, Germany
  • Kirche im Feld sozialer Interaktion.
    Schmitz, Karl M. (1971)
    In Günter Dux, Thomas Luckmann, and Joachim Matthes (eds.) Internationales Jahrbuch für Religionssoziologie 7. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, pp. 168-183.

    Analyzes data from a 1968 sample from a small West German industrial city; shows an inverse relationship between church participation & social participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Germany; Social participation; Germany, West; Practice
  • Hitler Youth and Catholic Youth, 1933-1936: A Study in Totalitarian Conquest.
    Walker, Lawrence D. (1970)
    Washington: Catholic University of America Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Germany; Youth; Catholic, Germany; Germany
  • Die Ordensmänner in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Eine empirische Untersuchung.
    Menges, Walter (1969)
    Köoln: Wienland.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Germany, West; Germany, West; Orders/congregations
  • Bilanz des deutschen Katholizismus.
    Greinacher, Norbert von, and Heinz Theo Risse (ds.) (1966)
    Mainz: Mattias-Grünwald-Verlag.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Germany; Germany, West
  • Die Katholiken in der Bundesrepublik. Ihre religiöse und soziale Situation in Wandel der Gesellschaft.
    Greinacher, Norbert von (1965)
    Wort und Wahrheit 10: 598-614.

    Provides basic statistics on membership & practice of Catholics in West Germany, 1949-62.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Germany, West; Catholic, Germany; Practice
  • Die religiöse Entscheidung der Jugend. Eine religionspsychologische Untersuchung nach Niederschriften von Schülen beider Bekenntnisse in der Volkschule, der höheren Schule und der Berufschule.
    Thun, Theophil (1963)
    Stuttgart: E. Klett.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany; Lutheran, Germany; Catholic, Germany; Students, secondary
  • German Catholics and Hitler's Wars.
    Zahn, Gordon C. (1962)
    New York: Sheed & Ward. [Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 1989]

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Catholic, Germany; Politics, Germany; Germany
  • Die deutsche Priesterfrage. Eine soziologische Untersuchung über Klerus und Priesternachwuchs in Deutschland.
    Dellepoort, Johannes Joseph, Norbert Greinacher, and Walter Menges (1961)
    Mainz: Matthias Grünwald.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Germany; Catholic, Germany
  • Replacement of Professors in Theological Colleges and Faculties.
    Hoffner, Joseph (1961)
    Social Compass 8;4: 291-303.

    Makes practical recommendations in the light of a shortage of professors for Catholic theological colleges in West Germany.

    Associated Search Terms: Seminary; Germany, West; Catholic, Germany; Professor
  • The Development of Applications to Leave the Church and the Transfer from one Church to Another, and its Causes.
    Greinacher, Norbert von (1961)
    Social Compass 8:1: 61-72.

    Based on official applications in Germany, 1917-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Germany; Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland; Conversion; Germany
  • Statistik der katholischen Kirchengemeinden in Deutschland.
    Groner, Franz (1960)
    In Dietrich Goldschmidt, Franz Greiner, and Helmut Schelsky (eds.), Soziologie der Kirchengemeinde. Stuttgart: Ferdinand Enke, pp. 196-208.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Catholic, Germany; Germany, West
  • The German Catholic Press and Hitler's Wars.
    Zahn, Gordon C. (1960)
    Cross Currents 10:4: 337-351.

    Examines the Catholic press encouraging cooperation with the military under Hitler.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Germany; Germany; Media; Peace/war; Catholic, Germany
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