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  • Mors Britannica. Lifestyle & Death-Style in Britain Today.
    Davies, Douglas J. (2015)
    Oxford; Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Great Britain
  • La liminalidad revisitada: ciclos y sucesiones en El Cajón.
    Martínez, Bárbara (2014)
    Sociedad y Religión 24/42: 12-33.

    Associated Search Terms: Argentina, Catamarca, El Cajón; Death; Funeral; Liminality
  • Sex, Death and Witchcraft: A Contemporary Pagan Festival.
    Ezzy, Douglas (2014)
    New York: Bloomsbury.

    Associated Search Terms: Witch; Pagan; Death; Feast; Sex; Participant observation
  • Berevement and religion online: Stillbirth, neonatal loss, and parental religiosity.
    Bakker, Janel Kragt, and Jenell Paris (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:4: 657-674.

    Content analysis of postings on a website devoted to stillbirth & neonatal death bereavement. Themes include calling upon religion & calling it into question.

    Associated Search Terms: Internet; Death; Content analysis
  • Religiosity and fear of death: A theory-oriented review of the empirical literature.
    Ellis, Lee, and Eshah A. Wahab (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:1: 149-189.

    Reviews 84 studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Death anxiety; Religiosity
  • Quando lembrar é amar: tempo, espaço, memória e saudade nos ritos fúnebres católicos.
    Reesink, Misia Lins (2012)
    Etnográfica 16:2: 365-386.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Funeral; Death
  • Devoted to Death: Santa Muerte, the Skeleton Saint.
    Chesnut, R. Andrew (2012)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Santa Muerte; Death; Saints; Latino Americans; Mexico
  • "We are all in exile here": Perceptions of death, the soul, and the afterlife in rural Lithuania.
    Pranaityt?-Wergin, Lina (2012)
    In Milda Ališauskiene and Ingo W. Schröder (eds.) Religious Diversity in Post-Soviet Society: Ethnographies of Catholic Hegemony and the New Pluralism in Lithuania. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 57-77.

    Based on 2008-09 fieldwork & archival research in rural southern Lithuania. Personal exerience was more important than official doctrine; hegemony was a contested process.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Lithuania; Common sense; Soul; Rural; Participant observation; Lithuania; Gramsci, Antonio; Death; Afterlife; Dream
  • Reported Contact with the Dead, Religious Involvement, and Death Anxiety in Late Life.
    Krause, Neal (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:5: 347-364.

    Analyzes 2001 interview data from Americans aged 66+; perceived contact with the dead promotes a sense of social connectedness, which in turn promotes religious meaningfulness, which reduces death anxiety.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Meaning; Paranormal; Death anxiety
  • The Association between Religious Beliefs and Practices and End-of-life Fears among Members of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
    Silton, Nava R., Kevin J. Flannelly, Christopher G. Elllison, Kathleen Galek, Martha R. Jacobs, John P. Marcum, and Faye J Silton (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:3: 357-370.

    Analyzes 2002 survey data from members of the Presbytrian Church (U.S.A.). Various measures of religiosity & church involvement were inversely related to several kinds of death anxiety.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Death anxiety; Practice; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Religiosity
  • Sacrée Médecine. Histoire et Devenir d'un Sanctuaire de la Raison.
    Baubérot, Jean, and Raphaël Liogier (2010)
    Paris: Éditions Entrelacs.

    Religious secularization created a need for medical sacralization.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Medical; Secularization; Orders/congregations; France
  • The Context of Religious and Spiritual Care at the End of Life in Long-term Care Facilities.
    Hamilton, V. Lee; Timothy P. Daaleman, Christianna S. Williams, and Sheryl Zimmerman (2009)
    Sociology of Religion 70:2: 179-195.

    Analyzes telephone interview data from families of people who died in a sample of long-term care facilites. Importance of religion to the deceased strongly predicted spiritual care.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Death
  • Exploring the Interface between Religion and Contact with the Dead among Older Mexican Americans.
    Krause, Neal, and Elena Bastida (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 51:1: 5-20.

    Examines 2007 interview data from older Mexican Americans in Texas.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Death; Necromancy
  • "Aqui ninguém reza por ele!" trânsitos fúnebres entre o Bangladesh e Portugal.
    Mapril, José (2009)
    Horizontes Anthropológicos 15/31: 219-239.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Portugal; Bangladeshi Portuguese; Death; Migrant; Funeral
  • Christian salvation and Luo tradition: Arguments of faith in a time of death in western Kenya.
    Prince, Ruth (2009)
    In Felicitas Becker and P. Wenzel Geissler (eds.) AIDS and Religious Practice in Africa. Leiden: Brill, pp. 49-84.

    Associated Search Terms: Kenya; Luo (a people in Kenya); Christian, Africa; AIDS; Death
  • Spiritual Care at the End of Life in Long-Term Care.
    Daaleman, Timothy P., Christianna S. Williams, V. Lee Hamilton, and Sheryl Zimmerman (2008)
    Medical Care 46: 85-91.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Death
  • Does religiosity help Muslims adjust to death?
    Hossain, Mohammad Samir, and Mohammad Zakaria Siddique (2008)
    Omega Journal of Death and Dying 57: 113-119.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Islam; Religiosity; Death anxiety
  • Les réformes funéraires et la politique religieuse de l'État chinois.
    Ling, Fang, and Vincent Goossaert (2008)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions 144: 51-73.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Funeral; China; Death
  • Society without God: What the Least Religious Nations can Tell Us About Contentment.
    Zuckerman, Phil (2008)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based on interviews in Denmark & Sweden. The relative absence of religion & social problems or individual anxiety refutes macro & micro functionalist explanations of religion. Speaks of cultural religion--occasional observance without belief.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Secularism; Meaning; Death; Cultural religion; Happiness; Denmark; Atheist, Denmark
  • Salvation and tradition: Configurations of faith in a time of death.
    Prince, Ruth (2007)
    Journal of Religion in Africa 37: 84-115.

    Associated Search Terms: AIDS; Death
  • The importance of religious orientation and purpose in life for dyng well: Evidence from three case studies.
    Ardelt, Monika, and Cynthia S. Koenig (2007)
    Journal of Religion, Spirituality & Aging 19:4:61-79.

    In-depth interviews, following up earlier quantitative studies: the one intrinsically religious interviewee found solace in religion, purpose, & accepted death.

    Associated Search Terms: Intrinsic/extrinsic; Gerontology; Death anxiety; Case study; Death
  • Making Sense of Suffering and Death: How Health Care Providers Construct Meanings in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
    Cadge, Wendy, and E.A. Catlin (2006)
    Journal of Religion and Health 45: 248-263.

    Associated Search Terms: Theodicy; Medical; Death
  • The role of religion for hospice patients and relatively healthy adults.
    Ardelt, Monika, and Cynthia S. Koenig (2006)
    Research on Aging 28:2: 184-215.

    Analyzes data from older adults; extrinsic religion predicted fear of death & death avoidance, intrinsic predicted acceptance of death. meaning in life predicted well-being.

    Associated Search Terms: Death anxiety; Gerontology; Intrinsic/extrinsic; Meaning; Well-being; Death
  • Fear of Personal Death as a Predictor of Motivation for Religious Behavior.
    Lazar, Aryeh (2006)
    Review of Religious Research 48:2: 179-189.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 123 Israeli students; controlling for background factors & religiosity, fear of death predicts scores on a measure of motivation for performing rituals.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Death anxiety; Practice; Jewish, Israel; Israel
  • "'Ich würd' mir das offen lassen." Agnostische Spiritualität als Annäherung an die "große Transzendenz" eines Lebens nach dem Tode.
    Wohlrab-Sahr, Monika, Uta Karstein, and Christine Schaumburg (2005)
    Zeitschrift für Religionswissenschaft 13: 153-174.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Agnostic
  • Vida e morte no espiritismo kardecista.
    Cavalcani, Maria Laura V. de Castro (2004)
    Religião e sociedade 24:2: 11-27.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Kardecist
  • Übergänge. Tod und Sünde bei Robert Hertz im Kontext durkheimianischer Religionssoziologie.
    Neubert, Frank (2004)
    Zeitschrift für soziologie 12:1: 61-77.

    Associated Search Terms: Hertz, Robert; Death; Afterlife; Sin
  • Religion and Health. Depressive Symptoms and Mortality as Case Studies.
    McCullough, Michael E., and Timothy B. Smith (2003)
    In Michele Dillon (ed.) Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 190-204.

    Review of the literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Depression; Medical; Mortality; Death
  • La "religion invisible" en Belgique: questions de visibilité.
    Hiernaux, Jean-Pierre, and Olivier Servais (2003)
    Social Compass 50:3: 335-343.

    Sees new forms of concern with ultimacy replacing church forms.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Belgium; Invisible religion
  • Effects of religion and purpose in life on elders' subective well-being and attitudes toward death.
    Ardelt, Monika (2003)
    Journal of Religious Gerontology 14:4: 55-77.

    Analyzes data from older adults; extrinsic religion predicted fear of death & death avoidance, intrinsic predicted acceptance of death. meaning in life predicted well-being.

    Associated Search Terms: Meaning; Well-being; Gerontology; Death anxiety; Death; Intrinsic/extrinsic
  • Les passages obligatoires: cosmologie catholique et mort dans le quartier de Casa Amarela, à Recife.
    Reesink, Misia Lins (2003)
    Thèse de doctorat en anthropologie. Paris: EHESS.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Catholic, Brazil; Death
  • Buddhism, Hospice, and the American Way of Dying.
    Garces-Foley, Kathleen (2003)
    Review of Religious Research 44:4: 341-353.

    Associated Search Terms: Hospice; Death; Buddhist, U.S.A.
  • La place des morts dans le christianisme céleste.
    Noret, Joël (2003)
    Social Compass 50:4: 493-510.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Benin; Syncretism; Celestial Christian, Benin; Celestial Church of Christ
  • Beratung zum Tode. Eine neue ars moriendi.
    Nassehi, Armin, Susanne Brüggen, and Irmhild Saake (2002)
    Berliner Journal für Soziologie 12:1: 63-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Death
  • Religious attendance and cause of death over 31 years.
    Oman, Douglas, John H. Kurata, William J. Strawbridge, and Richard D. Cohen (2002)
    International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine 32:1: 69-89.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Death
  • Implicit Religion and the Curvilinear Relationship between Religion and Death Anxiety: A Review Study.
    Donovan, James M. (2002)
    Implict Religion 5:1: 17-28.

    Seeks to clarify the curvilinear relationship between religiosity & death anxiety by distinguishing religion from theism.

    Associated Search Terms: Implicit religion; Death anxiety
  • Entre routine et singularité. Le pasteur réformé face à la mort urbaine.
    Roost Vischer, Lilo (2002)
    Ethnologie française 32:2: 233-242.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Participant observation; France; Clergy; Death; Protestant, France
  • La Mort: Entre Subjectivité et Transcendant. Des Symboliques "en Dialogue."
    Bocquet, Etienne (2001)
    Recherches sociologiques 32:2: 129-138.

    Associated Search Terms: Death
  • Towards a Sociology of Mourning?
    Brennan, Michael (2001)
    Sociology 35:1: 205-212.

    Associated Search Terms: Death
  • Les expériences du seuil de la mort en Allemagne: la fin d'un déni?
    Knoblauch, Hubert A. (2001)
    Recherches sociologiques 32:2: 49-64.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany; Death
  • La renaissance des croyances liées à l'après-mort. Les évolutions en France et dans pleusieurs pays européens.
    Lambert, Yves (2001)
    Recherches sociologiques 32:2: 9-19.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Europe; Belief; Afterlife; France
  • When a Jew Dies: The Ethnography of a Bereaved Son.
    Heilman, Samuel C. (2001)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Négociations autour du Cimetière Musulman en Suisse: un Exemple de Recomposition Religieuse en Situation d'Immigration.
    Burkhalter, Sarah (2001)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 113: 133-148.

    The negotiations over establishing a new Muslim cemetery in Switzerland revealed the tendency to move religion into the center of immigrants' identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Switzerland; Death; Islam, Switzerland; Migrant
  • La Mort chez les Noirs de la Fraternité Nossa Senhora do Rosário.
    Valente, Ana Lúcia E.F. (2001)
    Social Compass 48:1: 77-90.

    Discusses the significance of death (as analogous to the African cult of ancestors) in an African Brazilian Catholic fraternity in São Paulo. Such fraternities maintained a cultural resistance, especially during the era of slavery & colonialism.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Death; Popular religion; Brotherhood; Brazil, São Paulo; Brazil, São Paulo, São Paulo; Africanist, Brazil; African Brazilians
  • Jenseits der Grenze: Todesnäheerfahrungen in Ost- und Westdeutschland.
    Schmied, Ina (2000)
    In Detlef Pollack and Gert Pickel (eds.) Religiöser und kirchlicher Wandel in Ostdeutschland 1989-1999. Opladen: Leske + Budrich, pp. 328-347.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Paranormal; Germany; Near death experience
  • A Woman's Pillow and the Political Economy of Dedjom Family Life in Cameroon.
    Diduk, Susan, and Kent Maynard (2000)
    In Sharon K. Houseknecht and Jerry G. Pankhurst (eds.) Family, Religion, and Social Change in Diverse Societies. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 324-343.

    Based on 1981-83 & 1989-90 ethnographic field work in Kedjom Keku & Kedjim Ketinguh, Cameroon.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Family; Kedjom; Cameroon
  • Religion in Modern Europe: A Memory Mutates.
    Davie, Grace (2000)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Europe; Marriage; Death; Education; Media; New religions; Belief
  • Death in Banaras.
    Parry, Jonathan P. (2000)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Hindu, India; India, Banaras; Priest; Clergy role; Clergy
  • Le New-Age et la mort.
    Ferreux, Marie-Jeanne (1999)
    Revue de l'Institut de Sociologie 1999:1/4: 103-122.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Death
  • Responses among Australians to the Death and Funeral of Princess Diana: The Spiritual Dimension.
    Bellamy, John, Alan Black, and Philip Hughes (1999)
    Implicit Religion 2:2: 89-100.

    Analyzes survey data from Australia showing those having spiritualities were affected more by the death of Princess Diana & were helped more by the televised funeral.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia; Implicit religion; Media; Death
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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