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  • Medicine and spiritual healing within a region of Canada: Preliminary findings concerning Christian Scientsts' healthcare practices.
    Manca, Terra (2013)
    Medical Anthropology Quarterly 2: 121-142.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Canada; Christian Science, Canada; Health
  • Mystagogie et religions de quérison: Max Weber revisité.
    Dericquebourg, Régis (2001)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 113: 149-158.

    Clarification of the type, mystagogue, the possessor of a magical charisma. Gives the examples of Mary Baker Eddy, Louis Antoine, Yvonne Trubert, and L. Ron Hubbard.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Scientology; Weber, Max; Antoinist; Mystagogue; Christian Science; Charisma
  • Science chrétienne et antoinisme: la question thérapeutique à l'épreuve du templ
    Bégot, Anne-Cécile (2000)
    Ethnologie française 30:4: 601-609.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Science; Healing; Antoinist
  • The Rise and Fall of Christian Science.
    Stark, Rodney (1998)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 13:2: 189-214. Comments by Richard Singelenberg 14:1 (1999): 127-132.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Science
  • American Originals: Homemade Varieties of Christianity.
    Conkin, Paul K. (1997)
    Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Unitarian, U.S.A.; Unity School of Christianity, U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; Seventh-day Adventist; Holiness, U.S.A.; Jehovah´s Witness, U.S.A.; Universalist, U.S.A.; Churches of Christ, U.S.A.; Christian Science, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • Extraordinary Groups. An Examination of Unconventional Life-Styles, 5th Ed.
    Kephart, William M., and William W. Zellner (1993)
    New York; St. Martin's Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Science, U.S.A.; Jehovah´s Witness; Father Divine; Commune; Jewish, Hasidic, Satmarer; Amish, Old Order, U.S.A.; Jewish, Lubavitcher; Oneida; Mormon; Jewish, Hasidic, Satmar
  • Christian Science Spiritual Healing, the Law, and Public Opinion.
    Richardson, James T., and John DeWitt (1992)
    Journal of Church and State 34: 549-561.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Science; Law
  • A Comparison of Christian Science and Mainline Christian Healing Ideologies and Practices.
    Poloma, Margaret M. (1991)
    Review of Religious Research 32;4: 337-350.

    Secondary analysis of telephone survey data in Akron, Ohio, & of Akron Christian Scientists.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio, Akron; Christian Science; Healing; Medical
  • Use of a medical facility by Christian Scientists.
    Nudelman, Arthur E. (1986)
    Southern Medical Journal 79: 437-440.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Christian Science
  • Life Crises among the Religiously Committed: Do Sectarian Differences Matter?
    Ebaugh, Helen Rose, Kathe Richman, and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (1984)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 23:1: 19-31.

    Based on interviews in Houston with Christian Scientists, Catholic charismatics, & Baha'is; the 3 define crises similarly, but react to them differently.

    Associated Search Terms: Baha´i, U.S.A.; United States, Texas, Houston; Adjustment; Medical; Christian Science; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Ideology and Recruitment in Religious Groups.
    Ebaugh, Helen Rose, and Sharron Lee Vaughan (1984)
    Review of Religious Research 26:2: 148-157.

    Based on 1978 interviews in Houston, with Christian Scientists, Catholic charismatics, & Baha'is; charismatics recruited actively through casual acquaintances while Christian Scientists & Baha'is operated through more primary relationships.

    Associated Search Terms: Baha´i, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; Christian Science; United States, Texas, Houston; Conversion
  • The Maintenance of Christian Science in Scientific Society.
    Nudelman, Arthur E. (1976)
    In Roy Wallis and Peter Morley (eds.) Marginal Medicine. New York: Free Press, pp. 42-60.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Christian Science
  • A Sociolinguistic Study of Christian Science Oral Testimonies.
    Demarest, Janice L. (1975)
    Working Papers in Sociolinguistics No. 26. Austin, Texas: Southwest Educational Development Laboratory.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Science; Testimonial; Sociolinguistics
  • Occupational and Religious Mobility in a Small City.
    Lauer, Robert H. (1975)
    Sociological Quarterly 16: 380-392.

    Analyzes telephone interview data from household heads in a small Midwest U.S. city; shows highly educated people who are occupationally mobile across great distance to be highly religiously mobile.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Christian (U.S.A. denomination); Christian Science; Unitarian, U.S.A.; United Church of Christ; Episcopal; Mobility (vertical); Occupation; Unitarian; Conversion; Methodist, U.S.A.
  • Health and Illness Behavior of Christian Scientists.
    Nudelman, Arthur E., and Barbara E. Nudelman (1972)
    Social Science and Medicine 6:2: 253-262.

    Analyzes interview data from undergraduate Christian Scientists attending a large Midwest U.S. university.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Christian Science; Medical
  • Christian Science and Secular Science: Adaptation on the College Scene.
    Mudelman, Arthur E. (1972)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 11:3: 271-276.

    Analyzes 1967 interview data from Christian science students at a Midwest U.S. university. Respondents were less likely than others to major in behavioral & life sciences, no less likely in physical science, & more likely in engineering.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Science, U.S.A.; Students, undergraduate; Science
  • Dimensions of Religiosity: A Factor-analytic View of Protestants, Catholics and Christian Scientists.
    Nudelman, Arthur E. (1971)
    Review of Religious Research 13:1: 42-56.

    Factor analysis of 1967 interview data from Midwest U.S. Christian Scientist students. 2 principal factors emerged: devotion & participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Science; Factor analysis; Students, undergraduate; Dimensions of religiosity
  • Christian Science and the Jews.
    Appel, John J. (1969)
    Jewish Social Studies 31:2: 100-121.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Science; Conversion; Jewish
  • Dimensions of Canadian Religions A Preliminary Study.
    Nosanchuk, T.A. (1968)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 7;1: 109-110.

    Relates 9 Canadian religions to each other on a scale, based on judgments made by 15 judges, most of them campus chaplains.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Unitarian, Canada; Jehovah´s Witness, Canada; Christian Science, Canada; Lutheran, Canada; Baptist, Canada; Jewish, Canada; Catholic, Canada; Anglican Church of Canada; United Church of Canada
  • Christian Science Healing.
    Wardwell, Walter I. (1965)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 4:2: 175-181. Comment by David E. Sleeper 5:2 (1965-66): 296-297. Reply by Walter I. Wardwell 5:2: 298.

    Reviews the healing methods & teachings of Christian Science.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Science; Healing; Medical
  • A Case Study of an Urban Religious Movement: Christian Science.
    Pfautz, Harold W. (1964)
    In Ernest W. Burgess and Donald J. Bogue (eds.) Contributions to Urban Sociology. Chicago: University of Chciago press, pp. 284-303.

    Historical sociology, based on secondary sources, of Christian Science, conceptualizing it as a social movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Urban; Christian Science; Historical
  • Sects and Society: A Sociological Study of Elim Tabernacle, Christian Science, and Christadelphians.
    Wilson, Bryan R. (1961)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Science; Sect; Elim Tabernacle; Christadelphian
  • The Origins of Christian Science: A Survey.
    Wilson, Bryan R. (1959)
    Hilbert Journal 57: 161-170.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Science
  • Christian Foundations of the Social Sciences.
    Heimann, Eduard (1959)
    Social Research 26:3: 325-346.

    Individual & collective interests coexist because of a transcending, society-constituting religion--in the West, Christianity. Social science needs consider basic Christian ideas--God, spirit, & liberty--to understand the West.

    Associated Search Terms: Civilizations; Christian; Science
  • Christian Science Today. Power, Policy, Practice.
    Braden, Charles S. (1958)
    Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Science
  • Christian Science: A Case Study of the Social Psychological Aspect of Secularization.
    Pfautz, Harold W. (1956)
    Social Forces 34:3: 246-251.

    Content analysis of published letters of testimony, 1890-1950. The proportion of purposeful-rational letters, vs. affective ones, increased.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Science; Media; Content analysis; Secularization; Rationalization
  • The Sociology of Secularization: Religious Groups.
    Pfautz, Harold W. (1955)
    American Journal of Sociology 61: 121-128.

    Sees the change of Christian Science from a cult to a sect & then to an institutionalized sect as a secularization process.

    Associated Search Terms: Sect; Typology; Secularization; Christian Science; Cult
  • Some Aspects of Christian Science as Reflected in Letters of Testimony.
    England, Jr., Ralph Wilbur (1954)
    American Journal of Sociology 59;5: 448-453.

    Describes the relationship between Christian Science's concern with physical health & its membership, dynamics, & appeal.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Science; Testimonial
  • Christian Science. The Sociology of a Social Movement and Religious Group.
    Pfautz, Harold W. (1954)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Chicago.

    Historical overview & interpretation in terms of organizational rationalization.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Christian Science; Rationalization; Historical
  • Social Correlates of Religious Interest.
    Lenski, Gerhard (1953)
    American Sociological Review 18: 533-544.

    Analyzes 1941 interview data from white Protestant households of couples who had been married 1927-29, living in Indianapolis, Indiana.

    Associated Search Terms: Quaker, U.S.A.; Christian Science; Disciples of Christ; Episcopal; Evangelical and Reformed, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; United Brethren, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Nazarene
  • Christian Science and Ascetic Protestantism.
    Thorner, Isidor (1951)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Harvard University.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Protestant; Christian Science
  • These Also Believe: A Study of Modern American Cults and Minority Religious Movements.
    Braden, Charles S. (1949)
    New York: Macmillan.

    Associated Search Terms: Anglo-Israel, U.S.A.; Oxford Group Movement, U.S.A.; Jehovah´s Witness, U.S.A.; New Thought; Mormon, U.S.A.; Father Divine; Spiritualist, U.S.A.; Christian Science, U.S.A.; Theosophy, U.S.A.; Liberal Catholic Church, U.S.A.
  • The Diffusion of a System of Belief.
    DeNood, Neal B. (1937)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Harvard University.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Christian Science
  • A Case Study of a Religion as a Form of Adjustment Behavior.
    Johnson, Joseph K. (1937)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Washington University (St. Louis).

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Science, U.S.A.; Adjustment
  • Churches and War Attitudes.
    Droba, Daniel Dboslav (1932)
    Sociology and Social Research 16:6: 547-552.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Christian Science, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Students, undergraduate; Baptist, U.S.A.
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