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  • Awe of God, congregational embeddedness, and religious meaning in life.
    Krause, Neal, and R. David Hayward (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:2: 219-238.

    Analyzes panel survey data (1st wave 2001) from Christian Americans. Worship participation predicts awe of God, which in turn predicts sharing common values with congregants, which in turn predicts a sense of belongingness, which predicts a sense of meaning in life.

    Associated Search Terms: God, emotions toward; Congregation; Emotion; Meaning; Panel study; Parish; Practice
  • Sensing God: Bodily manifestations and their interpretation in Pentecostal rituals and everyday life.
    Inbody, Joel (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:3: 337-355.

    Based on participant observation & interviews in a Pentecostal congregation; notes bodily sensations found to be meaningful by subjects.

    Associated Search Terms: Body; Emotion; Experience; Ritual; Pentecostal; Participant observation
  • Contrasting regimes of Sufi prayer and emotion work in the Indonesian Islamic revival.
    Howell, Julia Day (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Linda Woodhead (eds.) A Sociology of Prayer. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 97-118.

    Based on 1990s participant observation on Java. Recitation of Sufi litanies in the context of other prayer settings brings a sense of closeness to God into those settings. Contrasts litany recitation in Sufi orders & mass rallies.

    Associated Search Terms: Indonesia, Java; Islam, Sufi, Indonesia; Prayer; Ritual; Emotion
  • The emergence of post-dogmatic religion.
    Riis, Ole (2012)
    Implicit Religion 15:4: 423-438.

    Religion is increasingly centering on values & emotional groundings rather than on doctrinally distinct churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Doctrine; Emotion; Post-dogmatic
  • With God on Our Side. The Struggle for Workers' Rights in a Catholic Hospital.
    Reich, Adam D. (2012)
    Ithaca, new York: Cornell University Press/ILR Press.

    It was necessary for a unionization campaign at a religiously-sponsored hospital to engage issues of values & theology, not simply material interests.

    Associated Search Terms: Labor; United States, California, Santa Rosa; Values; Social movement; Orders/congregations; Hospital; Gramsci, Antonio; Emotion; Catholic, U.S.A.; Social justice
  • The Role of Divine Beliefs in Stress Processes.
    Schieman, Scott, and Alex Bierman (2011)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) Toward a Sociological Theory of Religion and Health. Leiden: Brill, pp. 45-68.

    Consideration of beliefs about God as a moderating influence between stressors and well-being.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; Belief; God, concept of; God, emotions toward; God, image of; Stress; Well-being, psychological
  • A Sociology of Religious Emotion.
    Riis, Ole, and Linda Woodhead (2010)
    New York: Oxford University Press

    Re-establishes the study of emotion related to religions, with a dialectical approach highlighting "emotional regimes," both balanced ones & asymmetrical cases of subjective expressivism or imposed emotional programs.

    Associated Search Terms: Emotion; Dialectic
  • Emotion.
    Fer, Yannick (2010)
    In R. Azaria and D. Hervieu-Léger (eds.) Dictionnaire des faits religieux. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, pp. 312-316.

    Associated Search Terms: Emotion; Experience
  • How does prayer help manage emotions?
    Sharp, Shane (2010)
    Social Psychology Quarterly 73:4: 417-437.

    Associated Search Terms: Prayer; Experience; Emotion
  • Church-based Emotional Support and Self-forgiveness in Late Life.
    Krause, Neal (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 52:1:72-89.

    Analyzes longitudinal survey data from American senior citizens; satisfaction with emotional support from church members rather than amounts of it predicts self-forgiveness.

    Associated Search Terms: Self-forgiveness; Gerontology; Social support; Emotion
  • The Inventory of Emotions Towards God (EtG): Psychological Valences and Theological Issues.
    Huber, Stefan, and Matthias Richard (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 52:1: 21-40.

    Development of a questionnaire instrument.

    Associated Search Terms: Scale; God, emotions toward; Experience; Methods
  • Religious Attendance and Happiness: Examining Gaps in the Current Literature--A Research Note.
    Childs, Ellen (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:3: 550-560.

    Analyzes 1998 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; perceived relationship with God is more strongly related to happiness than is social cohesion. Analyzes 1987-88 & 1992-94 interview panel data from U.S. households; attendance affects happiness more than happiness affects attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Social support; Practice; God, emotions toward; Happiness
  • Bodies in Sync: Interaction Ritual Theory Applied to Sacred Harp Singing.
    Heider, Anne, and R. Stephen Warner (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:1: 76-97.

    Based on the authors' experiences.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Participant observation; Ritual; Emotion; Collective effervescence; United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • Dolorisme religieux et reconstructions identitaires. Les conversions néo-évangéliques dans l'Algérie contemporaine.
    Direche, Karima (2009)
    Annales 65:5: 1137-1162.

    Associated Search Terms: Algeria; Evangelical, Algeria; Identity; Emotion; Conversion
  • Church-Based Social Relationships and Change in Self-esteem Over Time.
    Krause, Neal (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:4: 756-773.

    Analyzes 2001 & '04 panel data from older adults in the 48 contiguous U.S.A. states. A close relationship with God predicts self-esteem over time; church social support does not.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Panel study; Gerontology; Emotion; Self-esteem; Social support
  • Emotional dimensions of conversion: An African Evangelical congregation in Montréal.
    Mossiere, Geraldine (2007)
    Anthropologica 49:1: 113-124.

    Associated Search Terms: Emotion; African Canadians; Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Conversion; Evangelical, Canada; Experience
  • Why Christianity Works: An Emotions-focused Phenomenological Account.
    Smith, Christian (2007)
    Sociology of Religion 68:2: 165-178. Comments by David Yamane, Penny Edgell, Shane Sharp, Thomas Lynch, James V. Spickard; Reply by Smith 69:4:441-488.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian; Emotion; Forgiveness; Meaning; Membership; Moral; Phenomenology; Transcendence
  • Defending the Durkheimian Tradition. Religion, Emotion and Morality.
    Fish, Jonathan S. (2005)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Durkheim, Émile; Emotion
  • Genèse des émotions au sein des Assemblées de Dieu polynésiennes.
    Fer, Yannick (2005)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 131/132: 143-163.

    Associated Search Terms: Assemblies of God, Polynesia; Emotion
  • Emotion-work, Commitment, and the Authentication of the Self: The Case of Gay and ex-Gay Christian Support Groups.
    Wolkomir, Michelle (2001)
    Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 30:3: 305-334.

    Associated Search Terms: Emotion; Support group; Self; Authenticity; Work; Homosexuality
  • The Religious Construction of Intimacy for Emotional Renewal; The Parallel Protestant Ethic.
    Steiner-Aeschliman, Sherrie (1998)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 9:1-23.

    An emotion centered parallel to the Protestant ethic of Weber developed within Protestantism as a coping mechanism for the ascetic nature of the emergent secular life.

    Associated Search Terms: Emotion
  • Embodying Charisma: Modernity, Locality and the Performance of Emotion in Sufi Cults.
    Werbner, Pnina, and Helene Basu (1998)
    London: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Sufi; Emotion
  • Sacrifice of Praise: Emotion and Collective Participation in an African-American Worship Service.
    Nelson, Timothy J. (1996)
    Sociology of Religion 57:4: 379-396.

    Based on 1991-92 ethnographic data from an A.M.E. church in Charleston, South Carolina; explores "feeling rules" in emotional worship.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Definition of the situation; Experience; United States, South Carolina, Charleston; African Methodist Episcopal Church; Parish; African Americans; Emotion; Participant observation
  • Gesture Language as a Vehicle in the Expression of Emotion: A Phenomenological Investigation of the Use of Non-verbal Expression in Monotheistic Gaudiya Vaisnava Tradition.
    Squarcini, Federico (1995)
    Social Compass 42:4: 451-460.

    Associated Search Terms: Emotion; Ritual; Hindu; Phenomenology; Gaudiya Vaisnava
  • Affettività, razionalité, verità dell'anima. Elementi per lo studio della religiosità.
    Carbonaro, Antonio (1994)
    Religioni e società 9/18: 84-97.

    Suggests religious "truth" is approached through sentiment & emotion, not rationality.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Rationality; Emotion
  • De l'émotion en religion. Renouveaux et traditions.
    Champion, Françoise, Danièle Hervieu-Léger, Louis Hourmant, Agnès Rochefort-Turquin, Matine Cohen, and Sossie Andezian (1990)
    Paris: Centurion.

    Associated Search Terms: Emotion
  • Renouveaux émotionnels contemporains. Fin de la secularisation ou fin de la religion?
    Hervieu-Léger, Danièle (1990)
    In F. champion and D. Hervieu-Léger (eds.) De l'émotion en religion, renouveaux et traditions. Paris: Centurion,pp. 217-148.

    Associated Search Terms: Emotion
  • La nébuleuse mystique-ésotérique: orientations psychoreligieuses dans les courants mystiques et ésotériques contemporains.
    Champion, Françoise (1990)
    In Françoise Champion and Danièle Hervieu-Léger, De l'émotion en religion. Renouveaux et traditions. Paris: Centurion, pp. 17-69.

    Associated Search Terms: Emotion; Mysticism; Esoteric
  • The Secular Contribution to Religious Innovation: A Case Study of the Unification Church.
    Parsons, Arthur S. (1989)
    Sociological Analysis 50:3: 209-227.

    Although opposing much of secular society, the Unification Church has appropriated & rationalized pivotal elements of the contemporary secular culture of the emotions.

    Associated Search Terms: Emotion; Unification Church
  • Religious Orthodoxy and Emotionality.
    Balswick, Jack O., and James W. Balkwell (1978)
    Review of Religious Research 19:3: 308-319.

    Analyses questionnaire data from north Georgia, U.S.A., high school students, showing a correlation of orthodoxy with happiness & feelings of love.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); United States, Georgia; Emotion
  • The distancing of emotion in ritual.
    Scheff, Thomas J. (1977)
    Current Anthropology 18:3: 483-505.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Emotion
  • Rationnel et émotionnel dans le pratique liturgique catholique. Un modèle theorique.
    Séguy, Jean (1977)
    La Maison-Dieu 129: 73-92.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Ritual; Emotion; Rationality
  • A Comparative Study of Cult Behavior among Negroes with Special Reference to Emotional Group Conditioning Factors.
    Jones, Raymond J. (1939)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Howard University.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Cult; Emotion
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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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