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  • Godless Intellectuals? The Intellectual Pursuit of the Sacred Reinvented.
    Riley, Alexander Tristan (2010)
    Oxford, U.K.: Berghahn Books.

    Associated Search Terms: Post-structuralism; Sacred/profane; Evil; Année sociologique; Baudrillard, Jean; Durkheim, Émile; Foucault, Michel; Hertz, Robert; Hubert, Henri; Post-structuralism; Sacred
  • Who Believes in Religious Evil? An Investigation of Sociological Patterns of Belief in Satan, Hell, and Demons.
    Baker, Joseph O. (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 50:2: 206-220.

    Analyzes 2005 Baylor Religion Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Evil
  • Scripture, Sin and Salvation: Theological Conservatism Reconsidered.
    Hempel, Lynn M., and John P. Bartkowski (2008)
    Social Forces 86:4: 1647-1674.

    Finds literalism, belief in perfvasiveness of evil, & belief in salvation through commitment to Jesus comprise conservative Protestantism in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Evil; Conservative, U.S.A.; Literalism; Belief
  • Notions of Evil, the Devil and Sin among Chilean Businessmen.
    Thumala Olave, María Angélica (2007)
    Social Compass 54:4: 613-632.

    Based on interviews with Chilean business executives, whose discourse on evil is not traditional (hell, devil) but whose beliefs are nevertheless theistic.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Evil; Devil; Chile; Business people; Belief
  • Males e maleficios no discurso neopentecostal.
    Birman, Patricia (1997)
    In Patricia Birman, Regina Novaes, and Samira Crespo (eds.), O mal à brasileira. Rio de Janeiro: Ed. U.E.R.J., pp. 62-80.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, neo; Evil
  • O Demônio no Pentecostalismo.
    Mariz, Cecília Loreto (1994)
    In Patricia Birman, Regina Novaes, and Samira Crespo (eds.) O Mal à Brasileira. Rio de Janairo: Ed. UERJ.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Devil; Evil; Pentecostal, Brazil
  • L'Écartélment: Jean Bodin les sorcières et la rationalisation du surnatural.
    Petitat, André (1992)
    Revue européenne des sciences sociales 30/93: 79-101.

    Examines the classificatory scheme of Jean Bodin (16th century) for approaching the diabolical & sorcery.

    Associated Search Terms: Sorcery; Evil
  • Una fede senza dogmi./Le retour du sacré. Vers une foi sans dogmes, tr. Brigitte Fourastié and Philippe Joron./Faith Without Dogma.
    Ferrarotti, Franco (1990)
    Bari: Laterza./Paris: Méridiens Klincksieck, 1993./New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1993.

    Criticizes Vatican policies; conceptualizes secularization, "invisible religion," civil religion, the sacred, evil, prayer, & charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: Prayer; Evil; Sacred; Civil religion; Catholic; Secularization; Charisma
  • Constructing Evil as a Social Process: The Unification Church and the Media.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr. (1987)
    In Robert N. Bellah and Frederick Greenspan (eds.) Uncivil Religion; Interreligious Hostility in America. New York: Crossroad, pp. 205-218.

    Associated Search Terms: Evil; Unification Church, U.S.A.; Media
  • The Role of Anecdotal Atrocities in the Social Construction of Evil.
    Bromley, David G., Anson D. Shupe, Jr., and Joseph C. Ventimiglia (1983)
    In David G. Bromley and James T. Richardson (eds.), The Brainwashing/Deprogramming Controversy: Sociological, Psychological, Legal and Historical Perspectives. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 139-160.

    Associated Search Terms: Evil; New religions; Anti-cult movement
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