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  • Faith agaisnt the storm: Filipino immigrant mobilizations for Hurricane Katrina evacuees.
    Cherry, Stephen M., and Amy Lucas (2016)
    Social Compass 63:3: 354-371.

    Based on 2007-10 participant observation, interviews, and survey data from Filipino Americans in Houston. Involvement in religious organizations facilitated Houston Filipino volunteers in assisting Filipinos displaced from New Orleans and elsewhere on the Gulf Coast by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Texas, Houston; Voluntary action research; Volunteering; Disaster; Filipino Americans
  • Character strengths and deep connections following hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Spiritual and secular pathways to resistance among volunteers.
    Ai, Amy L., Catherine Lemieux, Roslyn Richardson, Terrence N. Tice, Carol Plummer, Bu Huang, and Christopher G. Ellison (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:3: 537-556.

    Analyzes data from student volunteers in post-hurricane relief work; religion & spirituality were elements in psychologies of resilience (non-depression).

    Associated Search Terms: Resilience; Depression; Disaster
  • Rhetorics of suffering: September 11 commemoration as theodicy.
    Simko, Christina (2012)
    American Sociological Review 77:6: 880-902.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaster; Theodicy
  • Religious and spiritual responses to 9/11: Evidence from the Add Health study.
    Uecker, Jeremy E. (2008)
    Sociological Spectrum 28: 477-509.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaster; Adolescents
  • Understanding community-based disaster response: Houston's religious congregations and Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.
    Holcombe, Emily (2007)
    In D.L. Brunsma, D. Overfelt, and J.S. Picou (eds.) The Sociology of Katrina. Perspectives on a Modern Catastrphe. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 107-122.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaster; United States, Texas, Houston
  • Images of God in the Face of Natural Disasters: Ivan the Terrible and the Persistance of Yoruba Traditions in the Caribbean.
    James, Leslie R. (2007)
    In Pierre Hegy (ed.) What Do We Imagine God to Be? The Function of "God Images" in Our Lives. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 167-179.

    Analysis of information from Hurrican Ivan.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Granada; God, image of; Disaster; Conflict; Orisha, Granada; Africanist, Granada
  • Terror, Corpse Symbolism and Taboo Violation: The 'Haredi Disaster Victim Identification Team in Israel' (ZAKA).
    Stadler, Nurit (2006)
    Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 12:4: 837-858.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Taboo; Jewish, Haredi; Disaster
  • The Politics of Pilgrimage: The Social Construction of Ground Zero.
    Selby, Jennifer A. (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 159-185.

    Associated Search Terms: Turner, Victor; Disaster; Pilgrimage; Sacred
  • Terror, Aid and Organization: The Haredi Disaster Victim Identification Teams (SAKA) in Israel.
    Stadler, Nurit, Eyal Ben Ari, and Einat Mesterman (2005)
    Anthropological Quarterly 78:3: 619-651.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Haredi; Disaster; Israel
  • Grieving Together: September 11 as a Measure of Social Capital in the U.S.
    Ammerman, Nancy T. (2002)
    In Ian Markham and Ibrahim Abu-Rabi (eds.) September 11 2001: Religious Perspectives on the Causes and Consequences. Oxford: Oneworld Publications.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaster; Social capital
  • Liturgy and Music.
    Davie, Grace, and David Martin (1999)
    In T. Walter (ed.) The Week Diana Died. London: Berg, pp. 197-198.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaster; Music; Ritual
  • Believers without Belonging. A Liverpool Case Study.
    Davie, Grace (1993)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 38:81: 79-89.

    Religion in Britain is generally not active, but a tragedy in Liverpool occasioned massive religious expressions--an exception that proves the rule.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaster; Great Britain, Liverpool
  • After the Flood: The Response of Ministers to a Natural Disaster.
    Bradfield, Cecil David, Mary Lou Wylie, and Lennis G. Echterling (1989)
    Sociological Analysis 49:4: 397-407.

    Based on interviews with clergy in an area affected by a 1985 flood in West Virginia, focusing on role conflicts & frustrations.

    Associated Search Terms: Role conflict; United States, West Virginia; Clergy role; Disaster
  • A Chronic Technical Disaster and the Irrelevance of Religious Meaning: The Case of Centralia, Pennsylvania.
    Kroll-Smith, J. Sephen, and Stephen Robert Couch (1987)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 26:1: 25-37.

    Examines why a slow, underground coal mine fire in Centralia, Pennsylvania, was not given religious interpretations.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Pennsylvania, Centralia; Disaster
  • The Emergence of Organization Sets in Three Ecumenical Disaster Recovery Organizations: An Empirical and Theoretical Exploration.
    Ross, G. Alexander (1980)
    Human Relations 33:1: 23-39.

    Examines 3 cases of the emergence of ecumenical disaster response agencies.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Disaster
  • American Religious Organizations in Disaster: A Study of Congregational Response to Disaster.
    Smith, Martin H. (1978)
    Mass Emergencies 3:2/3: 133-144.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from pastors in Greene County, Ohio, after a tornado in the city of Xenia.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaster; United States, Ohio, Greene County
  • The Impact of Devotionalism and Attendance on Ordinary and Emergency Helping Behavior.
    Nelson, Lynn D., and Russell R. Dynes (1976)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 15:1: 47-59.

    Analyzes 1971 questionnaire data from adults in a southwest U.S. city that had been struck by a tornado some months before; shows importance of churches in mobilizing people in emergencies.

    Associated Search Terms: Devotionalism; Altruism; Practice; Disaster
  • The Religious Interpretation of Disaster.
    Dynes, Russell R., and Daniel Yutzy (1965)
    Topic: A Journal of the Liberal Arts 5/10: 34-47.

    Develops a typology of popular explanations of disasters, one of which is supernaturalist; illustrates with poll data from the vicinity of a 1952 tornado disaster in Arkansas & a 1953 tornado disaster in Texas.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaster
  • Some Functions of Religious Ritual in a Catastrophe.
    Ahler, James G., and Joseph B. Tamney (1964)
    Sociological Analysis 25:4: 212-230.

    Examination of prayer responses to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaster; Event analysis; Ritual
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