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  • New concepts for new dynamics: Generating theory for the study of religious innovation and social change.
    Marti, Gerardo (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 6-18.

    Within Christianity there is often a movement from counter cultural to established forms, especially fundamentalist ones. Contested legitimation is thematic in the process. This article introduces 4 others dealing with the Emerging Church Movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Individualism; Entrepreneur, sectarian; Emerging church; Discourse; Counterculture; Social movement; Legitimation
  • Trajectories to the New Age. The Spiritual Turn of the First Generation of Dutch New Age Teachers.
    Van Otterloo, Anneke, Stef Aupers, and Dick Houtman (2012)
    Social Compass 59:2: 239-256.

    Based on interviews with Dutch New Age teachers & therapists at New Age centers. The first generation found institutions meaningless.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands; New age; Counterculture
  • Gospel of wealth, gospel of work: Counterhegemony in th U.S. working class.
    Durrenberger, E. Paul, and Dimitra Doukas (2008)
    American Anthropologist 110: 214-224.

    Associated Search Terms: Class; Counterculture; Hegemony; United States; Working class
  • Does the counter-cutural character of New Age persist? Investigating social and political attitudes of New Age followers.
    Höllinger, Franz (2004)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 19:3: 289-309.

    Associated Search Terms: Counterculture; New age
  • The Varieties of Sacred Experience: Finding the Sacred in a Secular Grove.
    Demerath, Nicholas J., III (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:1: 1-11.

    Suggests defining religion substantively & sacred functionally.

    Associated Search Terms: Counterculture; Sacred; Definition of religion; Secularization
  • Modern Popular Religion. A Complex Object of Study for Sociology.
    Parker Gumucio, Cristián (1998)
    International Sociology 13:2: 195-212.

    In underdeveloped societies with uneven modernization, popular religions thrive as expressive (not magical) systems.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Secularization; Modernization; Counterculture; Popular religion
  • When the Saints Go Riding In: Santeria in Cuba and the United States.
    Lefever, Harry G. (1996)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 35:3: 318-330.

    Sees Santeria as an oppositional, revisionary, & subversive hermeneutic activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Cuba; United States; Hermeneutic; Santeria, Cuba; Santeria, U.S.A.; Counterculture
  • Teenage Satanism as Oppositional Youth Subculture.
    Lowney, Kathleen S. (1995)
    Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 23: 453-484.

    Based on field work with teenagers in Georgia.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Satanist; Adolescents; United States, Georgia; Counterculture
  • Galilean Upstarts. Jesus' First Followers According to Q.
    Vaage, Leif E. (1994)
    Valley Forge, Pennsylvania: Trinity Press International.

    Describes a proposed counterculture of the Jesus movement on the basis of Q passages; draws parallels with the Cynics.

    Associated Search Terms: Counterculture; Early Christian
  • Jugend, Religion und Kirche in gesellschaftlichen Modernisierungsprozess.
    Gabriel, Karl (1994)
    In Karl Gabriel and Hans Hobelsberger (eds.), Jugend Religion und Modernisierung. Kirchliche Jugendarbeit als Such bewegung. Opladen: Leske + Budrich, pp. 53-73.

    Associated Search Terms: Subculture; Familism; Adolescence; Counterculture; Prophetic role
  • Defenders of the Faith: Inside Ultra-Orthodox Jewry.
    Heilman, Samuel C. (1992)
    New York: Schocken Books.

    Ethnography amog Haredi groups in Tel Aviv &, mostly, Jerusalem.

    Associated Search Terms: Counterculture; Jewish, Haredi; Participant observation; Israel, Tel Aviv; Traditionalism; Israel, Jerusalem
  • The Resilience of Christianity in the Modern World.
    Tamney, Joseph B. (1992)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Latin America; Latin America; Conservative; Politics, Poland; Modernization; Socialism; Accommodation; Liberation theology; Counterculture; Poland; Catholic, Poland
  • Les deux côtés du miroir. Note sur l'évolution religieuse actuelle de la population française par rapport au Catholicisme.
    Maître, Jacques (1988)
    Année sociologique 38: 33-48.

    Documents a post-World War II decline of French Catholicism & a rise of countercultural belief systems (e.g., astrology, alternative medicines) as protests against official ideological regulation.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, France; France; Counterculture
  • Quasi-Religious Meaning Systems, Official Religion, and Quality of Life in an Alternative Lifestyle: A Survey from the Back-to-the-Land Movement.
    Brinkerhoff, Merlin B., and Jeffrey C. Jacob (1987)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 26:1: 63-80.

    Analyzes 1983 questionnaire data from a magazine subscriber list.

    Associated Search Terms: Quality of life; Surrogate for religion; Counterculture; Quasi-religion
  • Das frühe Mönchtum als soziale Bewegung.
    Bergmann, Werner (1985)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 37:1: 30-59.

    Considers early Egyptian & Syrian Christian monasticism as countercultural movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; Counterculture; Monasticism; Social movement
  • Recent Patterns of Secularization: A Problem of Generations?
    Wuthnow, Robert (1976)
    American Sociological Review 41:5: 850-867.

    Analyzes a variety of data sets on religion in America, 1950-72; generational hypotheses are generally supported.

    Associated Search Terms: Counterculture; Secularization; United States; Generations
  • Jewish Identity and the Counterculture.
    Piazza, Thomas (1976)
    In Charles Y. Glock and Robert N. Bellah (eds.) The New Religious Consciousness. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 245-264.

    Analyzes 1970-71 questionnaire data from 1st year male students at the University of California, Berkeley.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Counterculture; Students, undergraduate
  • Social Structure and the Occult: A Sociological Analysis of the Social Organization, Behavior Patterns and beliefs of Two Occult Groups: A Spiritual Growth Group and a Witchcraft Group.
    Scott, Gini Graham (1976)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Univeristy of California at Berkeley. [DA 37:9 A, p. 6076]

    Compares 2 occult groups, one with middle class values & one countercultural; based on 1974-76 participant observation data.

    Associated Search Terms: Counterculture; Participant observation; Occult; Inner Peace Movement; Witch
  • The Consciousness Reformation.
    Wuthnow, Robert (1976)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Analyzes 1973 interview data from the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Symbol; Mysticism; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Cognitive dimension; Counterculture
  • Three Congregations.
    Wolfe, James (1976)
    In Charles Y. Glock and Robert N. Bellah (eds.) The New Religious Consciousness. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 227-244.

    Portrayal of 3 San Francisco area churches & their response to youth counterculture.

    Associated Search Terms: Counterculture; Participant observation; Youth; Parish; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Counter Culture in Microcosm: An Analysis of the Hare Krishna Movement.
    Johnson, Gregory (1974)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Harvard University.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna; Counterculture
  • Mystical, Satanic, and Chiliastic Forces in Countercultural Movements. Changing the World--or Reconciling It.
    Bodemann, Y. Michal (1974)
    Youth & Society 5:4: 433-447.

    Explores themes of the then contemporary youth counterculture in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Counterculture; Youth culture; Satanist
  • Christianity, Civic Religion and Three Counter-Cultures.
    Martin, David (1974)
    Human Context 6:3: 561-585.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Monasticism; Reformation; Counterculture
  • Hare Krishna and the Counterculture.
    Judah, J. Stillson (1974)
    New York: Wiley-Intrscience.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna; Youth culture; Counterculture
  • The Jesus People Movement: A Generational Interpretation.
    Balswick, Jack O. (1974)
    Journal of Social Issues 30:3: 23-42.

    Based on 1971 participant observation in a California group of young Jesus People, having counterculture traits (subjectivism, informality, spontaneity, & new communication forms) & many fundamentalist & Pentecostal traits.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Generations; Jesus movement; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Counterculture
  • I gruppi minoritari cristiani come fenomeno di controcultura.
    Nesti, Arnaldo (1972)
    Problemi del Socialismo 7/8: 61-93.

    Associated Search Terms: Minority; Counterculture
  • Religion and the Counter-culture. A New Religiosity.
    Shepherd, William C. (1972)
    Sociological Inquiry 42:1: 3-9. [Also in Patrick H. McNamara (ed.) Religion American Style. New York: Harper & row, 1974]

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Counterculture
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