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  • 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: Women; Historical; Catholic; Virtuoso; Europe, medieval; Ideal type
  • A Comparative Sociology of World Religions: Virtuosos, Priests, and Popular Religion.
    Sharot, Stephen (2001)
    New York: New York University Press.

    An updating of a Weberian treatment of elite & popular religion.

    Associated Search Terms: China; Confucian; Weber, Max; Commodification; Historical; Comparative; India; Popular religion; State; Taiwan; Big tradition; Little tradition; Virtuoso; Elite; Hindu; Islam; Reformation; Jewish; Catholic, medieval; Buddhist; Hierocracy; Daoist; Syncretism
  • Schools of Asceticism: Ideology and Organization in Medieval Religious Communities.
    Kaelber, Lutz (1998)
    University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press.

    Examines the Cathar and Waldensian movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Waldensian; Historical; Social movement; Monasticism; Catholic, medieval; Weber, Max; Cathar
  • 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    Unpublished Ph.D..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: Europe, medieval; Asceticism; Catholic, medieval; Troeltsch, Ernst; 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: Protestant Ethic; Europe, medieval; Rationalization; Weber, Max; Catholic, medieval
  • Gift-giving in the Great Traditions: The Case of Donations to Monasteries in the Medieval West.
    Silber, Ilana Friedrich (1995)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 36:2: 209-243.

    Gifts came primarily from the nobles. Compares with non-western gift exchange patterns.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, medieval; Contributions; Gift; Comparative; Monasticism; Historical
  • 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: Catholic, medieval; Missions; Historical; Europe
  • Ritual, Gender and Power Strategies: Male Pilgrimate to Saint Patrick's Purgtory.
    French, Dorothea R. (1994)
    Religion 24:2: 103-115.

    Rather than communitas, the male-only pilgrimage to Saint Patrick's Purgatory reinforced hierarchical strata.

    Associated Search Terms: Communitas; Gender; Pilgrimage; Ireland, Lough Derg; Catholic, medieval
  • 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: Europe; Catholic, medieval; Historical; Monasticism; Protestant Ethic; Capitalism
  • Geneaologies of Religion. Discipline and Reasons of Power in Christianity and Islam.
    Asad, Talal (1993)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Argues against a transhistorical definition of religion. Describes origins of anthropologists' concepts of religion, ritual, inquisitorial torture, & penance. Sees obedience as crucial in medieval Christian monasticism. Culture is analogous to referents, not text. Discusses public criticism in Islamic Saudi Arabia.

    Associated Search Terms: Definition of religion; Torture; Geertz, Clifford; Saudi Arabia; Ritual; Penance; Obedience; Monasticism; Methodology; Law; Islam, Saudi Arabia; Foucault, Michel; Catholic, medieval; Historical
  • Le parrainage à la fin du Moyen Age: savoir public, attentes théologiques et usages sociaux.
    Jussen, Bernhard (1992)
    Annales 1992:2: 467-502.

    Examines evidence from the reconciliation trial of Joan of Arc, late medieval synodal statutes, & the practices of an inquisitor; godparenthood ritualized friendships in an economy of gifts & recognition.

    Associated Search Terms: Godparent; Catholic, medieval; Historical
  • The Inquisition, Rationalization, and Sociocultural Change in Medieval Europe.
    Nielsen, Donald A. (1990)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Time, Place, and Circumstance. Neo-Weberian Studies in Comparative Religious History. New York: Greenwood, pp. 107-122.

    Associated Search Terms: Rationalization; Catholic, medieval; Inquisition
  • Pèlerins à Jérusalem à la fin du Moyen-Age.
    Deluz, Christiane (1989)
    Social Compass 36:2: 159-173.

    Focuses on the 14th-16th centuries.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Catholic, late medieval
  • Medieval Pilgrimage: Society and Indivdiual Quest.
    Osterrieth, Anne (1989)
    Social Compass 36:2: 145-157.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, medieval; Pilgrimage
  • Social Space in the English Medieval Parish.
    Graves, C. Pamela (1989)
    Economy and Society 18:3: 297-322.

    Study of an architectural site.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Catholic, medieval; Great Britain
  • Sociological Implications of the Great Western Schism.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (1989)
    Social Compass 36:3: 311-325.

    14th-15th century Europe.

    Associated Search Terms: Schism; Catholic; Papacy; Historical; Europe, medieval
  • 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: Catholic, medieval; Europe; Change; Rationalization
  • 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: Trappist; Monasticism; Historical; Weber, Max; Europe, medieval; Catholic, Europe
  • On Ritual and Discipline in Medieval Christian Monasticism.
    Asad, Talal (1987)
    Economy and Society 16:2: 159-203. Revised version in Genealogies of Religion, 1993.

    Associated Search Terms: Discipline; Ritual; Catholic, medieval; Monasticism
  • Medieval Heresy: An Anthropological View.
    Asad, Talal (1986)
    Social History 11:3: 345-362.

    Associated Search Terms: Heresy; Catholic, medieval
  • 'Opting Out' in Theravada Buddhism and Medieval Christianity.
    Silber, Ilana Friedrich (1985)
    Religion 15: 251-277.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Buddhist, Theravada; Catholic, medieval
  • Notes on Body Pain and Truth in Medieval Christian Ritual.
    Asad, Talal (1983)
    Economy and Society 12:3: 287-327. Revised version in Genealogies of Religion, 1993.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Catholic, medieval; Torture
  • Zur Soziologie der Beicht und anderer Formen institutionalisierter Bekenntnisse: selbstthematisierung und zivilisationsprozess.
    Hahn, Alois (1982)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 34:3: 407-434.

    Examines a medieval subjectivization of confession & subsequent developments, as promoting a self-control characteristic of the civilizing process.

    Associated Search Terms: Reformation; Catholic, medieval; Historical; Civilizing; Social control; Confession
  • 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: Historical; Mendicant movement; Catholic, medieval; Social distance; Europe
  • The Sociology of the Church in the Early Middle Ages.
    LeBras, Gabriel (1967)
    In Sylvia Thrupp (ed.), Early Medieval Society. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, pp. 47-57.

    Associated Search Terms: Church; Catholic, medieval
  • The Socio-religious Origins of Modern Science.
    Stark, Werner (1962)
    Revista internacional de sociologia 20/79: 322-331.

    Associated Search Terms: Order of Preachers; Franciscan; Catholic, medieval; Science; Weber, Max
  • L'Evolution pédagogique en France/The Evolution of Eductional Thought, tr. Peter Collins.
    Durkheim, Émile (1938)
    Paris: Presses Universitaires de France/London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1977.

    Text of a course given 1904-05; includes treatments of Catholic origins of & influences on French education.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; France; Catholic, medieval; Society of Jesus; Historical
  • Soziologie der Scholastik.
    Honigsheim, Paul (1924)
    In Max Scheler (ed.), Versuche zu einer Soziologie des Wissens. München and Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot, pp. 302-307.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, medieval; Sociology of knowledge; Scholasticism
  • Zur Soziologie der mittelalterlichen Scholastik (Die soziologische Bedeutung der nominalistischen Philosophie).
    Honigsheim, Paul (1923)
    In Melchior Palyi (ed.), Hauptprobleme der Soziologie: Erinnerungsausgabe für Max Weber, Bd. 2. Munich and Leipzig: Verlag von Duncker & Humblot, pp. 173-218.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, medieval; Scholasticism; Historical; Sociology of knowledge
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