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  • One pope, two churches: Refugees, human rights and religion in Croatia and Italy.
    Giordan, Giuseppe, and Siniša Zrinš?ak, (2018)
    Social Compass 65:1: 62-78.

    In the refugee crisis arising from war in the Middle East, the Catholic Church in Croatia silently operates charities while the Italian Catholic Church also engages in advocacy for the migrants & refugees.

    Associated Search Terms: Charities; Refugees; Italy; Comparative; Catholic, Italy; Catholic, Croatia; Croatia
  • Religious Vitality in Christian Intentional Communities: A Comparative and Ethnographic Study.
    Killian, Mark (2017)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Comparative; Commune
  • Religion in public institutions: Comparative perspectives from the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe.
    Cadge, Wendy, Mar Griera, Kristen Lucken, and Ines Michalowski (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:2: 226-233.

    Identifies items for comparison of religion in public institutions in the U.S., U.K., & Europe.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Medical; Military; Penology; State
  • Identity change among ethno-religious boder crossers: The case of the fomer Amish.
    Faulkner, Caroline L. (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:4: 447-470.

    Based on 2012-14 interviews with 59 former Amish. While those who left the Amish no longer define themselves as religiously Amish, they do not abandon their Amish identity entirely. Makes comparisons with the literature on ex-Ultra-Orthodox Jews.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Amish; Apostate; Comparative; Jewish, Ultraorthodox
  • Recalling modernity: How nationalist memories shape religious diversity in Quebec and Catalonia
    Burchardt, Marian (2017)
    Nations and Nationalism 23:3: 599-619.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Identity, national; Spain, Catalonia; Nationalism; National religions; Canada, Quebec
  • Religious beliefs and perceptons of repression in the U.S. and Swedish Plowshares Movements.
    Nepstad, Sharon Erickson (2017)
    In Ruth Braunstein, Todd Nicholas Fuist, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.) Religion and Progressive Activism. New Stories about Faith and Politics. New York: New York University Press, pp. 246-267.

    Focuses on different movement responses to incarceration. The Americans were more religiously oriented, with repression engendering increased commitment.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace; Plowshares Movement; Social movement; Sweden; United States; Comparative
  • Religious conflict and the chain of command in the American and French militaries.
    Konieczny, Mary Ellen, and Christophe Bertossi (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:2: 248-254.

    Case studies of the establishment of a Muslim chaplaincy in the French military & the Cadet Freethinkers group at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; State; Military; United States; Comparative; Case study; France; Laďcité
  • The Emerging Church in transatlantic perspective.
    Guest, Mathew (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 41-51.

    Compares & contrasts the Emerging church movements of 4 English-speaking nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia; Comparative; Great Britain; New Zealand; United States; Emerging church
  • Collective identity and movement solidarity among religious left activists in the U.S.
    Olson, Laura R. (2017)
    In Ruth Braunstein, Todd Nicholas Fuist, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.) Religion and Progressive Activism. New Stories about Faith and Politics. New York: New York University Press, pp. 97-114.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from conservative & progressive religio-political activists. Progressives identified less with progressive movements per se.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberal/conservative; Politics, U.S.A.; Comparative; Activists; Identity; Social movement
  • Catholics and atheists: A cross-cultural qualitative analysis of religious identities among gay men.
    Izienicki, Hubert (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:3: 263-288.

    The monolithic Catholicism of Poland is hostile toward homosexual men & drives them into atheism or agnosticism. The pluralist situation of the USA allows them to retain their religious tradition.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Poland; Catholic, Poland; Catholic, U.S.A.; Comparative; Homosexuality; Pluralism; Poland, Warsaw; United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • Secular conversions: Political institutions and religious education in the United States and Australia, 1800-2000.
    Mayrl, Damon (2016)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; State; Education; Comparative; Australia
  • Studying digital Hinduism.
    Scheifinger, Heinz (2016)
    In Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor and Suha Shakkour (eds.) Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 71-81.

    Argues for a comparison of in situ prayers & internet prayers, & using both traditional ethnography & online methods.

    Associated Search Terms: Internet; Prayer; Rational choice theory; Methodology; Globalization; Ethics; Comparative; Methods; Hindu
  • Teaching and learning to be religious: Pedagogies of conversion to Islam and Christianity.
    Galonnier, Juliette, and Diego de los Rios (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:1: 59-81.

    Based on 2013-14 participant observation in a Muslim class for converts in a Midwest U.S. city & an Evangelical one mostly for Latinos in south Florida. Finds similarities in pedagogy despite differences in doctrinal & practiced content.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Conversion; Education; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Participant observation
  • Why worry about evolution? Boundries, practices, and moral salience in Sunni and Evangelical high schools.
    Guhim, Jeffrey (2016)
    Sociological Theory 34:2: 151-174.

    Based on participant observation in 2 Sunni & 2 Evangelical schools in New York City. Evolution is a greater problem for Evangelicals because of their literal interpretation of scripture.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Comparative; Education; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Moral; United States, New York, New York; Literalism
  • West Indian Pentecostals: Living Their Faith in New York and London.
    McLean-Farrell, Janice A. (2016)
    London: Bloomsbury Academic.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; United States, New York, New York; West Indian Americans; Participant observation; Migrant; Pentecostal; Generations; West Indian British; Great Britain, London
  • Explaining cross-national variation in the effect of higher education on religiosty.
    Schwadel, Philip (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 402-418.

    Analyzes 2008 International Social Survey programme data. National contexts moderate the negative effect of education on religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; Education; Comparative; Religiosity
  • Religión e instituciones públicas en Espańa. Hospitals y prisiones en perspectiva comparada.
    Griera, Mar, Julia Martínez-Arińo, Anna Clot-Garrell, and Gloria García-Romeral (2015)
    Revista Internacional de Sociología 73:3.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Hospital; Penology; Spain
  • Religion as a grammar of memory: Reflections on a comparison between Britain and France.
    Hervieu-Léger, Daničle (2015)
    In Abby Day and Mia Lövheim (eds.) Modernities, Memory, and Mutations: Grace Davie and the Study of Religion. New York: Routledge, pp. 13-30.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; France; Great Britain; Memory
  • Echoes from the margin: Responses to the Pope's statements on homosexuality in Bosnia & Herzegovina and Sweden.
    Van den Berg, Mariecke, and Zlatiborka Popov Mom?inovi? (2015)
    In Srdjan Sremac and R. Ruard Ganzevoort (eds.) Religious and Sexual Nationalisms in Central and Eastern Europe. Gods, Gays and Govrnments. Leiden: Brill, pp. 93-112.

    Compares responses toward papal statements on homosexuality in 2 non-Catholic nations, one where national identity is based on traditionalism & the other on liberalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Bosnia; Comparative; Homosexuality; Identity, national; Sweden
  • Legal pluralism and the Shari'a: A comparison of Greece and Turkey.
    Turner, Bryan S., and Berna Zengin Arslan (2015)
    In Adam Possamai, James T. Richardson, and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Sociology of Shari'a: Case Studies from around the World, pp. 219-236.

    Associated Search Terms: Greece; Islam, Greece; Turkey; Sharia; Law; Comparative; Islam, Turkey
  • Perceptions of science education among African American and white Evangelicals: A Texas case study.
    Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth, Esther Chan, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:1: 131-148.

    Based on interviews & participant observation at a largely white upscale megachurch & at a middle class African American Baptist congregation in a Texas city. The white church's leaders & members viewed science education in terms of their theological opposition to evolution; the African American counterparts saw it in secular terms, underfunded.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; African Americans; Parish; Education; Evolution; Megachurch; Congregation; Southern Baptist; Science; Participant observation
  • Religious pluralism in the United States and Britain: Its implications for Muslims and nationhood.
    Meer, Nasar, and Tariq Modood (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 526-540.

    The U.K. is assimilating Muslims as successfully as the U.S.A., even though it has an established Christian church.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Islam, U.S.A.; Islam, Great Britain; Identity, national; Great Britain; Assimilation; Pluralism; Comparative
  • The racialization of Muslims in France and the United States: Some insights from white converts to Islam.
    Galonnier, Juliette (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 570-583.

    Based on interviews & participant observation with white converts to Islam in France & U.S.A. The converts were perceived to be of a different race from that of their origin. The American converts were seen as race traitors & the French converts as adopting a lower status.

    Associated Search Terms: France; Islam, France; Islam, U.S.A.; Participant observation; United States; Racialization; Mobility (vertical); Convert; Comparative
  • Perception of Shari'a in Sydney and New York newspapers.
    Possamai, Adam, Bryan S. Turner, Joshua Roose, Selda Dagistanli, and Malcolm Voyce (2015)
    In Adam Possamai, James T. Richardson, and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Sociology of Shari'a: Case Studies from around the World, pp. 253-268.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia, Sydney; United States, New York, New York; Sharia; Comparative; Media
  • The impact of self esteem, family rituals, religiosity, and paricipation in conforming activities upon delinquency: A comparison of young adults in Turkey and the United States.
    Roberts, Joanne, Ismail Dincer Gunes, and Rudy Ray Seward (2015)
    Journal of Comparative Family Studies 42:1: 59-72.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Young adults; United States; Self-esteem; Delinquency; Religiosity; Family; Turkey
  • Biblical Literalism and Sexual Morality in Comparative Perspective: Testing the Transposability of a Conservative Religious Schema.
    Ogland, Curtis P., and John P. Bartkowski (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:1: 3-24.

    Analyzes 2007-10 interview and telephone interview data from 15 nations. Literalism predicts traditionalist views about sexuality in most of the nations, especially where permissive views are predominant.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexual attitudes; Literalism; Comparative; Moral
  • Construction and Tensions Resolution: A Comparative Study of Religious Conversion to Protestantism among Chinese and Indian Immigrants in the United States."
    Di, Di (2014)
    Unpublished Master’s Thesis, Rice University.

    https://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/87830

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Indian Americans; Migrant; Comparative; Chinese Americans
  • Immigrant Faith: Patterns of Immigrant Religion in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe.
    Connor, Phillip (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Migrant; United States; Canada; Europe, western
  • Immigrant acculturation and transnationalism: Israelis in the United States and Europe compared.
    Rebhun, Uzi (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 613-635.

    Analyzes 2009-10 web-page survey data from Israeli emigrants. Integration into a new society enhances religio-ethnic identity, & in the U.S.A. religious practice.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Israeli Europeans; Israeli Americans; Identity; Assimilation; Ethnic; Comparative
  • Religious public discourses and institutional structures: A cross-national analysis of Catholicism in Chile, Ireland, and Nigeria.
    Conway, Brian (2014)
    Sociological Perspectives 57:2: 149-166.

    Analyzes pastoral statements of Catholic episcopal conferences.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Discourse; Catholic, Chile; Catholic, Ireland; Catholic, Nigeria; Comparative
  • Being recognizable in order to overcome the crisis: The ambivalence of Islamic actors' struggle for visibility in France and Switzerland.
    Monnot, Christophe, and Alexandre Piettre (2014)
    In Gladys Ganiel, Heidemarie Winkel, and Christophe Monnot (eds.) Religion in Times of Crisis. Leiden: Brill, pp. 153-171.

    In France & Switzerland there was a tension between being visible in order to press for Muslims' rights & being visibly distinct to maintain cultural coherence in the Muslim minority. Based on participant observation in public forums in both nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; Comparative; France; Islam, France; Islam, Switzerland; Participant observation; Switzerland
  • The Religiosity of Children of Immigrants and Natives in England, Germany, and the Netherlands: The Role of Parents and Peers in Class.
    DeHoon, Sean, and Frank Van Tubergen (2014)
    European Sociological Review 30:2: 194-206.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany; Socialization; Religiosity; Great Britain, England; Migrant; Comparative; Children; Family; Netherlands
  • Religiosity and politics in Spain and Poland: A period effect analysis.
    Requena, Miguel, and Mikolaj Stanek (2014)
    Social Compass 61:3: 348-367.

    The Catholic Church legitimated authoritarian rule in Spain & opposed it in Poland. After the fall of Franco in Spain & Communism in Poland, both nations experienced secularization, but moreso in Spain.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Poland; Politics, Spain; Secularization; Spain; Comparative; Poland; Catholic, Poland; Catholic, Spain
  • Compassionate conservatives? Evangelicals, economic conservatism, and national identity.
    Bean, Lydia (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:1: 164-186.

    Based on participant observation in 4 Evangelical congregations (Baptist & Pentecostal) in the U.S.A. & Canada. American Evangelicals' conservative economic views are anchored in an exclusive cultural membership in the nation while Canadian Evangelicals' economic views are not.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, Canada; Canada; Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States; Comparative; Participant observation
  • Religion, homosexuality, and contested social orders in the Netherlands, the western Balkans, and Sweden.
    Van den Berg, Mariecke, David J. Bos, Marco Derks, R. Ruard Ganzevoort, Miloš Jovanovi?, Anne-Marie Korte, and Srdjan Sremac (2014)
    In Gladys Ganiel, Heidemarie Winkel, and Christophe Monnot (eds.) Religion in times of crisis. Leiden: Brill, pp. 116-134.

    Religion is the "other" in the Netherlands, LGBT is the "other" in the western Balkans. In Sweden, an Evangelical pastor who tested a hate speech law was supported generally in the exercise of his free speech but much vilified for his views. Stances toward religion & homosexuality serve as national identity markers.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity, national; Bosnia; Catholic, Croatia; Comparative; Homosexuality; Islam, Bosnia; Montenegro; Nationalism; Netherlands; Serbia; Serbian Orthodox, Serbia; Sweden; Croatia
  • Religious institutions and sexual scandals: A comparative study of Catholicism in Ireland, South Africa, and the United States.
    Conway, Brian (2014)
    International Journal of Comparative Sociology 55:4: 318-341.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Catholic, Ireland; Catholic, South Africa; Catholic, U.S.A.; Comparative; Ireland; Sexual abuse; South Africa
  • Native Evangelism in Central Mexico.
    Nutini, Hugo G., and Jean F. Nutini (2014)
    Austin: University of Texas Press

    Based on 1996-2006 field work in the Córdoba-Orizaba region & the Tlaxcala-Pueblan Valley. 2 independent Evangelical sects differ-one authoritarian & hierarchical, & the other not. Develops the concept “destructive sect” for Luz del Mundo.

    Associated Search Terms: Amistad y Vida; Mexico; Participant observation; Functionalism; Evangelical, Mexico; Polity; Luz del Mundo; Sexual abuse; Conversion; Comparative
  • The Politics of Evangelical Identity. Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada.
    Bean, Lydia (2014)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Congregation; Canada, Ontario, Hamilton; Evangelical, Canada; United States, New York, Buffalo; Politics, U.S.A.; Politics, Canada; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Comparative
  • Religion and power: No logos without mythos.
    Martin, David (2014)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    A collection of essays, having power & religion as a theme. Criticizes the privatization & rationalization versions of the secularization thesis. Focus on differentiation & the relationship of religion to power. Presupposes a functionalist definition of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, London; Poland; Peace/war; Nationalism; Lithuania; Great Britain; Identity, national; Politics; Differentiation; Definition of religion; Comparative; Charisma; Axial age; Individualism; Voluntarism; Privatization; Rationalization; Secularism; Secularization; Spain; Symbol; Ukraine; Violence; Power
  • The Religious and the Politcal. A Comparative Sociology of Religion.
    Turner, Bryan S. (2013)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Case studies refute the secularization thesis.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Secularization; Comparative
  • "Multiple secularities": Postcolonial variations and guiding ideas in India and South Africa.
    Burchardt, Marian, Monika Wohlrab-Sahr, and Ute Wegert (2013)
    International Sociology 28:6: 612-628.

    Associated Search Terms: India; Secular; South Africa; Comparative
  • Spirituality and religious tolerance.
    Hughes, Philip (2013)
    Implicit Religion 16:1: 65-91.

    Analyzes 2008 International Social Survey Program data (40 nations); the associations between spirituality & age differ by nation, while religiosity increases with age in most nations. Where spirituality is not associated with belief in God, it was often associated with greater religious tolerance. Tolerance varies by dominant religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Comparative; Tolerance; Spirituality; Age
  • Latin-American and Asiatic neo-Protestantisms: A comparative study.
    Aubrée, Marion (2013)
    Social Compass 60:4: 517-526.

    Compares Latin American & Southeast Asian trajectories of Pentecostal growth, based on the literatures.

    Associated Search Terms: Asia, Southeast; Pentecostal; Comparative; Latin America
  • Religion as Heritage, Religion as Belief: Shifting Frontiers of Secularism in Europe, the USA and Brazil.
    Lehmann, David (2013)
    International Sociology 28:6: 645-662.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; United States; Secularization; Secularism; Europe; Brazil
  • The two faces of American religious exceptionalism: Religiosity and dogmatism in the USA and Europe in 2007.
    Meulemann, Heiner (2013)
    Social Compass 60:2: 251-272.

    Analyzes 2007 American & European poll data; the U.S. mean is higher on dogmatism (doctrinal exclusivity) as well as on the usual measures of religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Dogmatism; Europe; Practice; Religiosity; United States; Belief
  • Religiös-konfessionelle Kultur und individuelle Religiosität: Ein Vergleich zwischen West- und Ostdeutschland.
    Müller, Olaf, Detlef Pollack, and Gert Pickel (2013)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 65, 1 Suppl., 123-148.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany; Denomination (organizational entity); Germany, West; Comparative; Germany, West; Religiosity
  • 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: Turkey; Catholic, Germany; Comparative; Germany; Historical; Islam, Turkey; Politics, Germany; Politics, Turkey
  • Legal Integration of Islam: A Transatlantic Comparison.
    Joppke, Christian, and John Torpey (2013)
    Cambridge Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Germany; Integration (social); Islam, France; Islam, U.S.A.; Islam, Canada; Comparative; Law
  • Religion as a context of reception: The case of Haitian immigrants in Miami, Montreal and Paris.
    Mooney, Margarita A. (2013)
    International Migration 51:3: 99-112.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Haitian Canadians; Haitian Americans; France, Paris; Assimilation; Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Haitian French; Migrant; Participant observation; United States, Florida, Miami
  • Moral freighting and civic engagement: A UK perspective on Putnam and Campbell's theory of religious-based social action.
    Baker, Christopher (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 73:3: 343-369.

    Based on focus group data from Manchester, U.K. Across religious traditions, themes of friendship, persistence, worship, & formation appear in connection with civic engagement.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Great Britain; Focus group; Volunteering; Social capital; Buddhist, Great Britain; Islam, Great Britain; Great Britain, Manchester; Belonging, sense of; Civic engagement; Moral; Comparative
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