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  • Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland. Religious Practice in Late Modernity.
    Ganiel, Gladys (2016)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2009 surveys, on interviews, & on case studies. For many, the Roman Catholic Church is a convenient foil against which the define their fair. Describes extra-institutional religion--religiosity connected to & going beyond organized churches, thereby balancing individualism. Reports attitudes toward reconciliation & ecumenism.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Ambivalence; Catholic, Ireland; Change; Clergy; Conflict; Diversity; Pluralism; Extra-institutional; Individualism; Ireland; Parish council; Secularization; State; Ecumenism
  • Art and Belief: Artists Engaged in Interreligious Dialogue.
    Illman, Ruth (2012)
    Sheffield, U.K.: Equinox.

    Associated Search Terms: Artist; Ecumenism
  • Incarnating encounters: Reflections on spirituality, art and interreligious dialogue.
    Illman, Ruth (2012)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Mapping Religion and Spirituality in a Postsecular World. Religion and the Social Order 22. Leiden: Brill, pp. 43-62.

    Based on intervews with artists, musicians, & authors, 2 of whom are the focus of this paper.

    Associated Search Terms: Spirituality; Music; Globalization; Art; Change; Ecumenism
  • From confrontation to conciliation: On syncretic rapprochement between Catholics and charismatic evangelists in Lithuania.
    Lankauskas, Gediminas (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. 99-1214.

    Based on interviews & historical sources. An interfaith wedding is used as an illustration.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Pentecostal, Lithuania; Ecumenism; Syncretism; Wedding; Catholic, Lithuania; Lithuania
  • New actors on the governance of religious diversity in European cities: The role of interfaith platforms.
    Griera, Mar, and Maria Fortez (2011)
    In Jeffrey Haynes and Anja Hennig (eds.) Religious Actors in the Public Sphere. London: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Europe; Pluralism; State
  • Acceptance of Other Religions in the United States: An HLM Analysis of Variability across Congregations.
    Smith, Buster G. (2010)
    Social Compass 57:1: 127-142.

    Analyzes 2001 United States Congregational Life Survey data. Congregation effects on attitudes toward religions different from one's own are minimal.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Hierarchical Linear Modeling; Parish
  • Religious Diversity in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. National Case Studies.
    Bouma, Gary D., Rod Ling, and Douglas Pratt (2010)
    Dordrecht: Springer.

    Provides reports on the separate nations.

    Associated Search Terms: New Zealand; Palau; Minority; Brunei Darussalam; Kiribati; Marshall Islands; Micronesia; Thailand; Northern Marianas; State; Samoa; Solomon Islands; Timor Leste; Tonga (island nation); Tuvalu; Vanuatu; Nauru; New Caledonia; Competition; Ecumenism; Fiji; French Polynesia; Indonesia; Women; Malaysia; Australia; Papua-New Guinea; Philippines; Pluralism; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Japan
  • Der eigene Gott: Von der Friedensfähigkeit und dem Gewaltpotential der Religionen./A God of One's Own: Religion's Capacity for Peace and Potential for Violence.
    Beck, Ulrich (2008)
    Frankfurt am Main: Verlag der Weltreligionen./Cambridge, U.K.: Polity Press, 2010.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Globalization; Ecumenism
  • A Whisper toward Peace: A Theoretical Analysis of the Council for a Parliament of the World Religions.
    Bloch, Jon P. (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:4: 612-627.

    Examines statements from the Council for a Parliament of the World Religions (founded 1993); finds a limited view of globalization in them.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace; Globalization; Ecumenism; Council for a Parliament of the World Religions
  • The Limits of Inter-religious Dialogue and the Form of Football Rituals: The Case of Bosnia-Herzegovina.
    Sterchele, Davide (2007)
    Social Compass 54:2: 211-224.

    Compares the limited potential of religious ritual in Bosnia for fostering national unity with that of soccer.

    Associated Search Terms: Sport; Ritual; Bosnia; Ecumenism
  • Islam Versus Consumerism and Postmodernism in the Context of Iran.
    Godazgar, Hossein (2007)
    Social Compass 54:3: 389-418.

    Based on interview data from Tabriz, 2006. Iran has become consumrist, pluralist, & ecumenical under the umbrella of political Islam.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran, East Azerbaijan, Tabriz; Shi'ite, Iran; Consumerism; Ecumenism; Pluralism
  • Homelessness, Ecumenism, and Politics in Racine, Wisconsin.
    Olson, Laura R. (2007)
    In Paul A. Djupe and Laura R. Olson (eds.) Religious Interests in Community Conflict. Beyond the Culture Wars.

    Examines congregations sheltering the homeless.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Wisconsin, Racine; Ecumenism; Social services; Charities
  • Vatican II: A Sociological Analysis of Religious Change.
    Wilde, Melissa J. (2007)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Analysis of the voting blocks at the Second Vatican Council. Events did not follow what a market model would predict.

    Associated Search Terms: Authority; Catholic, Vatican II; Social movement; Pluralism; Change; Ecumenism; Birth control; Competition; Councils; Organization; Market model; Marian
  • Religion and Political Economy in an International Panel.
    McCleary, Rachel M., and Robert J. Barro (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:2: 149-175.

    Tests hypotheses derived from 2 perspectives--secularization and market theory--with international data; results are mixed.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Market model; State; Secularization; Pluralism
  • Constructing Buddhism(s): Interreligious Dialogue and Religious Hybridity.
    Bender, Courtney J., and Wendy Cadge (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:3: 229-247.

    Based on interviews with Catholic sisters & Buddhist nuns who engaged in an ecumenical dialogue & influenced each other's practices.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Sisters; Buddhist; Catholic; Nun; Syncretism
  • Cooperative Coalitions on the Religious Right and Left: Considering the Resilience of Sectarianism.
    Evans, John H. (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:2: 195-215.

    Based on 2000 U.S.A.. survey data; the religious left is more likely to form inter-denominational coalitions while the right is more sectarian.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Politics, U.S.A.; Ecumenism; Sectarianism
  • Mise en Scène de la "Bonne Entente" Interreligieuse et Reconnaissance.
    Lamine, Anne-Sophie (2005)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 129: 83-96.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Ecumenism
  • Les relations islamo-chrétiennes à l'épreuve des générations.
    Lamine, Anne-Sophie (2005)
    Social Compass 52:2: 131-142.

    Based on 2001-03 interviews & observation of ecumenical events. Younger Christians are less interested than their elders & young Muslims in ecumenism, in the sense of inter-religious discourse, but they are interested in socializing with young Muslims.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; France; Ecumenism; Generations
  • The Churching of America, 1776-2005: Winners and Losers in Our Religious Economy.
    Finke, Roger, and Rodney Stark (2005)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Revised edition of The Churching of America, 1776-1992. Received the 1993 Distinguished Book Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion. Korean translation published by Seorosarang Publishing, 2009.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Historical; United States; Episcopal; Typology; Ecumenism; Congregational, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Membership; Methodist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.
  • A Comparative Study of the Successful Management of Religious Diversity: Melbourne and Hong Kong.
    Bouma, Gary D., and Andrew Singleton (2004)
    International Sociology 19:1: 5-24.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; China, Hong Kong; Historical; Australia, Melbourne; Urban; Pluralism; Ecumenism
  • Relations between Religions.
    Allievi, Stefano (2003)
    In Brigitte Maréchal, Stefano Allievi, Feice Dassetto, and Jorgen Nielsen (eds.) Muslims in the Enlarged Europe. Leiden: Brill, pp. 369ff.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Europe; Ecumenism
  • Les Stratégies Oecuméniques dans un Contexte de Globalisation.
    Bizeul, Yves (2001)
    In J.-P. Bastian, F. Champion, and K. Rousselet (eds.) La Globalisation du religieux. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 197-208.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Globalization
  • A New Reformation for a "Secularised" World? Retaining "Tradition" while Accommodating "Change": The Dialectics of the Ecumenical Movement in the Netherlands.
    Watling, Tony (2001)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 16:1: 85-104.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands; Ecumenism
  • The changng nature of "faith" in faith-based organizations: Secularization and ecumenism in four AIDS organiations in New York City.
    Chambre, Susan M. (2001)
    Social Service Review 75:3: 435-455.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; AIDS; Ecumenism; Secularization; Social services
  • Local Inter-Buddhist Associtions in North America.
    Numrich, Paul David (1999)
    In Duncan Ryuken Williams and Christopher S. Queen (eds.) American Buddhism: Methods and Findings in Recent Scholarship. Surrey, U.Kl: Curzon, pp. 117-142.

    Case study of the Buddhist council of the Midwest, with comparisons to other inter-temple councils. Sees Buddhism as a pluralist category.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Ecumenism; Buddhist, U.S.A.
  • Cristiani d'Oriente in Piemonte.
    Berzano, Luigi, and Andrea Cassinasco (1999)
    Torino: L'Harmattan Italia.

    History & description of Orthodox and other eastern Christian churches in the Piedmont, Italy.

    Associated Search Terms: Russian Orthodox, Italy; Romanian Orthodox, Italy; Coptic; Ecumenism; Icon; Migrant; Orthodox, eastern, Italy; Old Believers, Italy; Lebanese Italians; Greek Italians; Egyptian Italians; Arab Italians; Italy, Piedmont; Romani; Media; Monasticism; Albanian Catholic, Italy; Albanian Italians
  • Implicit Religion and Inter-Faith Dialogue: An Empirical Perspective.
    Borg, Meerten B. ter (1998)
    Implicit Religion 1: 47-54.

    Associated Search Terms: Implicit religion; Netherlands; Ecumenism
  • Islamité et laïcite. Pour un contrat d'alliance.
    Joinville-Ennezat, Maxime (1998)
    Paris: L'Harmattan.

    Exploration of the dimensions of laïcité, which provides an opportunity for a fraternity between Islam & Christianity. While focusing on Islam in France, makes comparisons among French Catholicism, Turkish Islam, & Israeli Judaism to analyze laïcité.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Pluralism; State; France; Israel; Islam, Turkey; Laïcité; Islam, France; Catholic, France; Jewish, Israel; Turkey
  • The Ecumencial Outreach Coalition: A Case Study of Converging Interests and Network Formation for Church and Community Cooperation.
    Koch, Jerome R., and Doyle Paul Johnson (1997)
    Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 26: 343-358.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Social services; Charities
  • Generic Conservative Christianity: The Demise of Denominationalism in Christian Schools.
    Wagner, Melinda Bollar (1997)
    Journal for the scientific Study of Religion 36:1: 13-24.

    Based on participant observation in Christian schools in a county & nearby city in the southeast U.S.A.; sees denominational distinctiveness diminished in the Christian school context.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Conservative, U.S.A.; Ecumenism; Denomination (organizational entity); Education
  • Littérature de dévotion des Mennonites de l'est de la France.
    Enninger, Werner, and Michèle Wolff (1995)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 40/89: 95-111.

    French Mennonite literature shows a move away from linguistic separation & toward the wider French free church movement & missionary activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, France; France; Literature; Language; Ecumenism
  • Recent Changes in Social Structures, Human Relations and Values in Hungary.
    Andorka, Rudolf (1995)
    Social Compass 42:1: 9-16.

    Notes barriers to religion's lessening anomie & alienation: fundamentalism, moral rigidity, sexism, declining ecumenism, neglect of intellectual dimensions, clericalism, hierarchicalism, etc.

    Associated Search Terms: Anomie; Alienation; Ecumenism; Prejudice, sexism; Moral; Hungary
  • Theological Ideas and their Sociological Implications; J.M.R. Tilalrd on Ecumenism, Doctrine and Ecclesiastical Institutions.
    O'Toole, Roger (1994)
    Studies in Religion/Sciences religieuses 23:3: 309-314.

    Sociological response to a theological paper on ecumenism.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism
  • Le rassemblement oecuménique "Paix et Justice", étape européenne du processus conciliaire "Justice, Paix et Sauvegarde de la Création.
    Bizeul, Yves (1993)
    In Gilbert Vincent and Jean-Paul Willaime (eds.) Religions et transformations de l'Europe. Strassbourg: Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg, pp. 269-280.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Ecumenism
  • Between Myth and Hard Data: A Denomination Struggles with Identity.
    Luidens, Donald A. (1993)
    In Jackson W. Carroll and Wade Clark Roof (eds.) Beyond Establishment. Protestant Identity in a Post-Protestant Age. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox, pp. 248-269.

    Analyzes historical & 1976 & '86 survey data; argues that internal failures are inaccurately blamed for the results of external factors.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Identity; Merger; Reformed Church in America
  • The Meanings of a Merger: Denominational Identity in the United Church of Christ.
    Newman, William M. (1993)
    In Jackson W. Carroll and Wade Clark Roof (eds.) Beyond Establishment. Protestant Identity in a Post-Protestant Age. Louisville, Kentucky: Westminster/John Knox, pp. 296-308.

    Based on 1985 discussion group data; church membership was more local than denominational.

    Associated Search Terms: United Church of Christ; Ecumenism; Focus group; Membership; Merger
  • Christianity and the Other Religions: Interreligious Relations in a Shrinking World.
    Lee, Richard Wayne (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:2: 125-139.

    Overview of the change in 20th century Christianity from intolerance to dialogue with representatives of non-Christian traditions.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism
  • Social Action, Evangelism, and Ecumenism: The Impact of Community, Theological, and Church Structural Variables.
    Kanagy, Conrad L. (1992)
    Review of Religious Research 34:1: 34-50.

    Analyzes 1986 data on 72 protestant congregations in the U.S.; explores environmental predictors of social involvement, evangelism, & ecumenism.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Proselytizing; Activism; Protestant, U.S.A.; Parish; Urban
  • Never the Same Again: Post-Vatican II Catholic-Protestant Interactions.
    Marty, Martin E. (1991)
    Sociological Analysis 52:1: 13-26.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Vatican II
  • Nivellierte Gesellschaft und konfessionelle Kulturen in der Schweiz.
    Altermatt, Urz (1991)
    Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Soziologie/Revue suisse de sociologie 17:3: 529-537.

    Overview of statistical reports on religion in Switzerland.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Change; Politics, Switzerland; Switzerland; Catholic, Switzerland; Protestant, Switzerland
  • La Déconfessionnalisation de l'Identité Religieuse.
    Campiche, Roland J. (1991)
    Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Soziologie/Revue suisse de sociologie 17:3: 507-528.

    Reviews the history of Swiss identity & religious identity in Switzerland; analyzes 1988-89 survey data. Finds parallel processes of identity continuation at work among Protestants & Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Switzerland; Age; Identity; Catholic, Switzerland; Protestant, Switzerland; Ecumenism; Socialization; Practice; Membership; Atheist, Switzerland
  • Engaging Third Parties: Canadian Church Unionists and Their Opponents in the Secular Forum.
    Campbell, Douglas F. (1991)
    Journal of Church and State 33:1: 75-94.

    Examines the involvement of the press, courts, & government in the conflict in the Presbyterian Church over forming the United Church of Canada.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; Ecumenism; Presbyterian Church in Canada; United Church of Canada; Conflict; State
  • Spirals Not Cycles; Towards an Analytic Approach to the Sources and Stages of Ecumenism.
    Kelly, James R. (1990)
    Review of Religious Research 32:1: 5-15.

    A theoretical statement.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism
  • Organizational Imagery and Interdenominational Mergers.
    Black, Alan W. (1990)
    British Journal of Sociology 41: 105-127.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Ecumenism; Merger
  • Religious Diversity and Ecumenical Social Action.
    Tamney, Joseph B., and Stephen D. Johnson (1990)
    Review of Religious Research 32:1: 16-26.

    Analyzes 1987 interview data from Muncie, Indiana, clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Ecumenism; United States, Indiana, Muncie
  • Ecumenism and Abortion: A Case Study of Pluralism, Privatization and the Public Conscience.
    Kelly, James R. (1989)
    Review of Religious Research 30:3: 225-235.

    Documents how abortion has been perhaps the most ecumenically-resistant issue faced by the Catholic & Protestant churches in the United States.

    Associated Search Terms: Privatization; Pluralism; Ecumenism; Abortion
  • Vers de nouveaux oecumenismes: Les paradoxes contemporains de l'oecuménisme: recherches d'unité et quêtes d'identité.
    Willaime, Jean-Paul (ed.) (1989)
    Paris: Cerf.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Switzerland; France; Ecumenism
  • Social Factors of Ecumenism.
    Fichter, Joseph H. (1988)
    In Joseph H. Fichter, A Sociologist Looks at Religion. Wilmington, Delaware: Michael glazier, pp. 123-137.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism
  • A Marriage Model of Church Mergers.
    Black, Alan W. (1988)
    Socological Analysis 49:3: 281-292.

    Associated Search Terms: Merger; Ecumenism
  • Formal Church Policy and Ecumenical Activity.
    Boldon, Dean A. (1988)
    Sociological Analysis 49:3: 293-303.

    Analyzes American Protestant denominations; shows polity weakly related to involvement in interdenominational agencies.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Organization
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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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