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  • In Word and Deed: Assessing the Strength of Progressive Catholicism in Latin America, 1960-1970s.
    Mackin, Robert Sean (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:2: 216-242.

    Sees liberation theology as an attribute of national churches; it can be located on a continuum. Examines the cases of Chile, Mexico, and Colombia.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Chile; Colombia; Catholic, Colombia; Catholic, Mexico; Chile; Mexico; Liberation theology
  • The Catholic Social Imagination: Activism and the Just Society in Mexico and the United States.
    Palacios, Joseph M. (2007)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Based on interviews & participant observation, with case studies in Oakland, California, and Guadalajara, Jalisco.

    Associated Search Terms: Justice; United States, California, Oakland; Community organization; Participant observation; Activism; Catholic, Mexico; Catholic, U.S.A.; Mexico, Jalisco, Guadalajara; Comparative; Parish; Base communities
  • La Ecclesia Nostra: El Catolicismo desde la perspectiva de los laicos: El caso de Guadalajara.
    De la Torre, Renée (2006)
    Mexico: CIESAS/FCE.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico, Jalisco, Guadalajara; Catholic, Mexico
  • De Juan Pablo II a Benedicto XVI. El rumbo de la Iglesia católica en el tercer milenio.
    Vázquez Parada, Lourdes Celina; and Wolfgang Vogt (2006)
    Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico: Universidad de Guadalajara

    Historical context of contemporary Catholic leadership; examination of the saints canonized from Mexico. Liberation theology in Latin America, with a case study of Ciudad Guzman.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology; Mexico, Jalisco, Ciudad Guzman; Saints; Mexico; Catholic, Mexico
  • The Maya and Catholicism: An Encounter of Worldviews.
    Early, John D. (2006)
    Gainesville: University of Florida Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico, Chiapas; Catholic, Guatemala; Participant observation; Catholic, Mexico; Guatemala; Mayan
  • 'They Told What Happened on the Road': Narrative and the Construction of Experiential Knowledge on the Pilgrimage to Chimayo, New Mexico.
    Holmes-Rodman, Paula Elizabeth (2004)
    In Ellen Badone and Sharon R. Roseman (eds.) Intersecting Journesy. The Anthropology of Pilgrimage and Tourism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press pp. 24-51.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Pilgrimage; Latino Americans; Native Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, New Mexico, Chimayo
  • Becoming the Red Bishop of Cuernavaca: Rethinking Gill's Religious Competition Model.
    Mackin, Robert Sean (2003)
    Sociology of Religion 64:4: 499-514.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Catholic, Mexico; Competition; Mexico, Cuernavaca
  • Attitudes of Catholics on Reproductive Rights, Church-State, and Related Issues. Three National Surveys in Bolivia, Colombia and Mexico.
    Catholics for a Free Choice (2003)
    Washington: Catholics for a Free Choice.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Bolivia; Mexico; Colombia; Abortion; Bolivia; State; Catholic, Colombia; Catholic, Mexico; Birth control
  • "Shaking Out the Mat": Schism and Organizational Transformation at a Mexican Ark of the Virgin.
    Leatham, Miguel C. (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:2: 175-187.

    Based on a 1988089 ethnographic study of the colony of Nueva Jerusalén, a Marian Catholic traditionalist apparition sect in Puruará where a schism occurred.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, traditionalist movement; Millenarian, Mexico; Nueva Jerusalén; Mexico, Michoacán de Ocampo, Puruará; Conflict; Schism; Marian
  • Catholicism and Transnational Networks. Three Cases from the Monterrey-Houston Connection.
    Sandoval, Efrén (2002)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion Across Borders. Transnational Immigrant Networks. Walnut Creek, California: Altamira, pp. 93-110.

    Based on 2000 fieldwork in Monterey & Houston.

    Associated Search Terms: Transnational; Mexican Americans; Participant observation; Migration; Mexico, Monterrey; United States, Texas, Houston; Catholic, Mexico; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Penitente Brotherhood: Patriarchy and Hispano-Catholicism in New Mexico.
    Carroll, Michael P. (2002)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Catholic, U.S.A.; Mexican Americans; United States, New Mexico; Penitentes
  • Laïcité et Sécularisation au Mexique.
    Blancarte, Roberto J. (2001)
    In Jean-Pierre Bastian (ed.) La modernité religieuse en perspective comparée. Europe latine-Amérique latine. Paris: Karthala, pp. 81-93.

    The Church separated from the state because it did not want the colonial Patronat in the hands of the republics of the new world.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Mexico; Historical; Laïcité; Mexico; Secularization; State
  • Maya in the Age of Apocalypse: Evangelicals and Catholics in Quintana Roo.
    Forand, nancy Anne (2001)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation (anthropology), State University of New York at Albany.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico, Quintana Roo; Mayan; Evangelical, Mexico; Catholic, Mexico
  • Locating the Social in Social Justice: Social Justice Teaching and Practice in the American and Mexican Catholic Churches.
    Palacios, Joseph Martin (2001)
    Unpublished PhD. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Mexico; Catholic, U.S.A.; Justice; Activism
  • Converted Women Redefining their Family Roles in Mexico.
    Fortuny Loret de Mola, Patricia (2000)
    In Sharon K. Houseknecht and Jerry G. Pankhurst (eds.) Family, Religion, and Social Change in Diverse Societies. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 363-380.

    The asceticism of Pentecostalism, Mormonism, & Jehovah's Witness in Mexico draws converts because it leads to family well-being.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Catholic, Mexico; Mexico; Pentecostal, Mexico; Mormon, Mexico; Jehovah´s Witness, Mexico; Family; Conversion; Women; Popular Catholicism
  • The Sacred World of the Penitentes.
    Pulido López, Alberto (2000)
    Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.

    Focuses on the social construction of the image of the Penitentes by missionaries, media, and other non-indigenous agents.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Penitentes; Sociology of knowledge; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, New Mexico; Mexican Americans
  • Pellegrini à Guadalupe. "Non temere: io sono tua madre."
    Giuriati, Paolo, Elio Masferrer Kan, Konrad Tyrakowski, Gioia Lanzi Arzenton, Maria de Lourdes Báez Cubero, and Faio Gemo (1999)
    Padova: Centro Ricerche Socio-Religiose.

    Analyzes historical, ethnographic, photographic, & survey data on Guadalupe in the 1990s.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico, Mexico City; Visual; Pilgrimage; Marian; Catholic, Mexico
  • Religiosidad Popular y Doctrina Católica: La Figura de la Virgen María en el Imaginario Colectivo.
    Vázquez Parada, Lourdes Celina (1999)
    Estudios sociales (Guadalajara, Mexico) 19: 80-89.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Marian; Catholic, Mexico
  • Crossing Swords: Politics and Religion in Mexico.
    Camp, Roderic Ai (1997)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Mexico; Catholic, Mexico; Mexico
  • Mi reino sí es de este mundo.
    Juarez Cerdi, Elizabeth (1997)
    Zamora, Michoacán: El Colegio de Michoacán.

    Associated Search Terms: Power; Mexico, Michoacán, Zamora; Pentecostal, Catholic, Mexico
  • Rethinking Religious Decision Making in Peasant Millenarianism: The Case of Nueva Jerusalen.
    Leatham, Miguel C. (1997)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 12:3: 295-309.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, traditionalist movement; Millenarian; Mexico, Michoacán de Ocampo, Puruará; Nueva Jerusalén; Marian
  • Cross in the polling booth: Religion, politics, and the laity in Mexico.
    Camp, Roderic Ai (1994)
    Latin American Research Review 29: 69-100.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Mexico; Mexico; Politics, Mexico
  • "Vayamos Allá Donde Está Nuestra Madre": Peasant Recruitment to a Mexican Millenarian Colony.
    Leatham, Miguel C. (1993)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Univeristy of Mexico.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico, Michoacán de Ocampo, Puruará; Millenarian; Nueva Jerusalén; Catholic, traditionalist movement; Marian; Schism
  • Historia de la Iglesia Católica en México, 1929-1982.
    Blancarte, Roberto J. (1992)
    Mexico: Fondo de Cultura Económica.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Mexico; Mexico
  • El impacto regional de las sociedades religiosas no católicas en México.
    Bastian, Jean-Pierre (1990)
    Cristanismo y Sociedad 28.105: 57-74.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; Mexico; Catholic, Mexico
  • Il sacro e la terra per I Mixes di San Juan Guichicovi.
    Escalante Gonzalbo, Paloma (1990)
    Religioni e società 5:9: 107-118.

    Based on observations in Mexico during 1986.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Mexico; Mexico, Oaxaca; Sacred
  • Martyrs and virgins: Popular religion in Mexico and Nicaragua.
    Higins, Michael James (1990)
    In Lynn Stephen and James Dow (eds.) Class, Politics, and Popular Religion in Mexico and Central America. Washington: Society for Latin American Anthropology, pp. 187-204.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Mexico; Saints; Popular religion; Popular Catholicism; Nicaragua; Catholic, Nicaragua; Mexico
  • The Virgin of Guadalupe and the Economics of Symbolic Behavior.
    O'Connor, Mary (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:2: 105-119.

    Based on 1977-79 participant observation in Jupare, Sonora, Mexico; shows modality of observing a feast as a way of symbolizing social location.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico, Sonora State, Jupare; Feast; Catholic, Mexico; Marian; Ethnic
  • Rerum novarum en México: cuarenta años entre le conciliación y la intransigencia (1891-1931).
    Ceballos Ramíres, Manuel (1987)
    Revista mexicana de sociología 49:3: 151-170.

    History of the reception of the social Catholicism of Pope Leo XIII's Rerum novarum in Mexico.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Mexico; Catholic, Mexico; Mexico
  • Notre Dame du Guadeloupe, Expression du Processus de Métissage au Mexique.
    Estrada, Isaac (1986)
    Social Compass 33:1: 23-55.

    Interprets the 16th century apparitions.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico; Marian; Visions; Catholic, Mexico
  • Mary, Michael and Lucifer: Folk Catholicism in Central Mexico.
    Ingham, John M. (1986)
    Austin: University of Texas Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Mexico; Folk religion; Mexico, Tlayacapam
  • El movimiento de la renovación carismática como un proceso de socialización adulta.
    Díaz de la Serna, Carlos (1984)
    Mexico City: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, Mexico; Mexico; Catholic, Mexico
  • The Virgin of Guadalupe and the politics of becoming human.
    Kurtz, Donald V. (1982)
    Journal of Anthropological Research 38:2: 194-210.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Mexico; Miracle; Mexico; Marian; Franciscan (O.F.M.); Liminality
  • 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
  • La ley férrea de la oligarquía y las relationes inter-organizacionales; las nexos entre la Iglesia y el Estado en Mexico.
    Eckstein, Susaná (1975)
    Revista mexicana de sociologia 37:2: 327-348.

    Interview, documentary, & participant observation data from low-income communities in Mexico City show R. Michels' "iron law of oligarchy" useful in explaining links between church & state officials, where their offices are formally separated.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Catholic, Mexico; Mexico, Mexico City; Michels, Roberto; Elite
  • Quetzalcoatl et Guadalupe. La Formation de la Conscience Nationale au Mexique.
    LaFaye, Jacques (1974)
    Paris: Gallimard.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Mexico; Mexico
  • 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
  • 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
  • How Religiously Homogeneous is the Rural Population of Mexico?
    Bridges, Julian C. (1972)
    Rural Sociology 37:2: 246-252.

    In an effort to confirm the hypothesis of Sorokin & Zimmerman that ruralites are more homogeneous than urbanites, the author finds that only part of Mexico is really indigenously Catholic & has a homogeneously Catholic population.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Catholic, Mexico; Mexico; Rural
  • Amérique latine: l'Église et le développement des pays latino-américains, les classes sociales, situation présente du Mexique.
    Sicard, Émile (1970)
    Année sociologique 21: 313-332.

    A review of the literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico; Development; Catholic, Mexico; Stratification
  • Secularization: A Cross-national Study of Catholic Male Adolescents.
    Weigert, Andrew J., and Darwin L. Thomas (1970)
    Social Forces 49:1: 28-36.

    Analyzes data from samples of high school students in New York City, St. Paul, San Juan, & Merida.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico, Merida; Comparative; Students, secondary; Secularization; United States, New York, New York; Dimensions of religiosity; Puerto Rico, San Juan; Catholic; United States, Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Socialization and Religisoity: A Cross-national Analysis of Catholic Adolescents.
    Weigert, Andrew J., and Darwin L. Thomas (1970)
    Sociometry 33:3: 305-326.

    Analyzes data from purposive samples from male Catholic high schools in New York St. Paul, San Juan, & Merida; dimensions of religiosity relate to adolescents' perception of the control & support received from parents.

    Associated Search Terms: Puerto Rico, San Juan; United States, Minnesota, St. Paul; Mexico, Merida; Socialization; Family; Dimensions of religiosity; Catholic; United States, New York, New York; Students, secondary; Comparative
  • Cuernavaca: Mentalidad Religiosa Popular.
    Labelle, Yvan, et al. (1969)
    Cuernavaca, Mexico: C.I.D.O.C.

    Sex & age correlated with various concepts of God, Christ, & saints. The religious mentality took the form of a popular translation of the catechism of the Council of Trent.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Mexico; Mexico, Cuernavaca; Popular religion
  • Parent-Child Interaction Patterns and Adolescent Religiosity: A Cross-National Analysis.
    Weigert, Andrew J. (1968)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Minnesota. [DA 29:10 A, p. 3691]

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Catholic high schools in 4 cities. Belief scores were lower in more cosmopolitan areas, practice higher. Perceived parental control correlated with religiosity in Anglo contexts, with parental support generally.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Minnesota, St. Paul; United States, New York, New York; Puerto Rico, San Juan; Students, secondary; Family; Urban; Dimensions of religiosity; Comparative; Mexico, Merida; Catholic
  • Religious Knowledge and Attitudes in Mexico City.
    Stryckman, Paul (1967)
    Social Compass 14:5/6: 469-482.

    Analyzes 1962 survey data from the Federal District of Mexico; focuses on doctrinal knowledge & attitudes about religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Mexico; Mexico, Mexico City; Cognitive dimension
  • Pour une sociologie des catholicismes mexicains.
    Meyer, Jean (1965)
    Cahiers de sociologie economique 12: 82-103.

    Discusses types of Catholicism & their interaction with secular society; identifies sources of data.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Mexico; Mexico
  • La Iglesia en Mexico: estructuras eclesiasticas.
    Ramos, Rutilo, Isidoro Alonso, and Domingo Garre (1963)
    Fribourg: FERES.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Mexico; Mexico
  • La Virgen de Guadalupe as surrogate mother in San Juan Atzingo.
    Bushnell, John (1958)
    American Anthropologist 60: 261-265.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico, Mexico, San Juan Atzingo; Marian; Catholic, Mexico
  • The Penitentes: A Folk Observance.
    Watters, Mary (1927)
    Social Forces 6:2: 253-256.

    Describes public penances & passion plays in New Mexico, representing a syncretism of Catholic & Native American traditions.

    Associated Search Terms: Native Americans; Popular religion; Syncretism; Mexican Americans; United States, New Mexico; Penance; Catholic, U.S.A.; Penitentes
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