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  • Paranoid Science. The Christian Right's War on Reality
    Alumkal, Antony William (2017)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Portrayal of centrist & conservative Evangelical writings on evolution, homosexuality, bioethics, & environmentalism as fitting what historian Richard Hofstadter termed the "paranoid style in American politics."

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Evolution; Homosexuality; Moral; Social movement; Environmentalism; Conservative; Cognitive distortion; Evangelical
  • After the denominozoic: Evolution, differentiation, denominationalism.
    Bialecki, Jon (2014)

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social; Differentiation; Denomination (type)
  • Three crucial aspects of religion in human evolution: Shamanism, sacrifice and exogamic alliance.
    Henaff, Marcel (2012)
    European Journal of Sociology 53:3: 327-335.

    Associated Search Terms: Sacrifice; Shamanism; Evolution, social; Exogamy; Evolution, societal
  • Afterword. What is History?
    Simpson, John H. (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 255-264.

    Links historical method & sociocultural evolutionary conceptualization.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social; Historical
  • Pulpits versus ivory towers: Socializing agents and evolution attitudes.
    Haider-Markel, Donald P., and Mark R. Joslyn (2008)
    Social Science Quarterly 89:3: 665-683.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Evolution; Education
  • In the Beginning: Fundamentalism, the Scopes Trial, and the Making of the Anti-evolution Movement.
    Lienesch, Michael (2007)
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution; Social movement; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • (Neo-)evolutionäre Wahlverwandtschaften.
    Runciman, Walter G. (2004)
    Berliner Journal für Soziologie 14:4: 439-449.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social
  • Signaling, Solidarity, and the Sacred: The Evolution of Religious Behavior.
    Sosis, Richard, and Candace Alcorta (2003)
    Evolutionary Anthropology 12: 264-74.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social
  • Magisches und religiöses Charisma: Endtwicklungsgeschichtliche Perspektiven.
    Breuer, Stefan (1989)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 41:2: 215-240.

    Links magical charisma to chiefdom political structures, religious charisma to subsequent kinds of social organization.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social; Magic; Charisma
  • The Brain-Mind Relation, Religious Evolution, and Forms of Consciousness: An Exploratory Statement.
    Johnson, Doyle Paul (1988)
    Sociological Analysis 49:1: 52-65.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social
  • Entre la Synchronie et la Diachronie, les Weltbilder Chez Quelques Théoriciens Allemands de la Sociologie.
    Bizeul, Yves (1988)
    Social Compass 35:1: 125-153.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social; Dux, Günter; Habermas, Jürgen; Sociology of knowledge; Dobert, Ranier; Critical theory
  • Max Weber's Perspectives on Religious Evolution.
    Bird, Frederick B. (1984)
    Studies in Religion/Sciences religieuses 13:2: 215-225.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Evolution, social
  • A Critique of Leone's and Dolgin's Application of Bellah's Evolutionary Model to Mormonism.
    White, O. Kendall, Jr., and Daryl White (1981)
    Review of Religious Research 23:1: 39-53.

    While the model has a Protestant bias, Mark Leone & Janet Dolgin's using it on Mormonism is criticized; 19th c. Mormonism was closer to Bellah's modern stage at the symbolic & action levels than is 20th century Mormonism, & never like it organizationally.

    Associated Search Terms: Bellah, Robert N.; Evolution, social; Mormon
  • Évolution et création religieuse: les cultes Afro-Brésiliens./Evolução religiosa e criação: os cultos sincreticos brasileiros.
    Pereira de Queiroz, Maria Isaura (1981)
    Diogène 115: 3-24./Cristianismo y sociedad 24/88 (1986): 7-26.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist, Brazil; Evolution, social; Brazil; Syncretism
  • An Evolutionary Explanation of Supportive Monotheism: A Comparative Study.
    Sheils, Dean (1974)
    International Journal of Comparative Sociology 15:1/2: 47-56.

    Analyzes Murdock's Ethnographic Atlas data; shows various societies' attributes correlated with "supportive monotheism" (one deity interested in creation & supporting moral codes).

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social; Comparative; Monotheism; Moral
  • The Economic Basis for the Evolution of Mormon Religion.
    Leone, Mark P. (1974)
    In Irving I. Zaretsky and Mark P. Leone (eds.) Religious Movements in Contemporary America. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, pp. 722-766.

    Case study of the adaptive modification of Mormon culture in east central Arizona, from time of settlement in the 1870s; tests part of Robert N. Bellah's evolutionary model.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; United States, Arizona; Mormon, U.S.A.; Evolution, social
  • A Note on Robert Bellah's Theory of Religious Evolution: The Early Modern Period.
    Pruett, Gordon E. (1973)
    Sociological Analysis 34:1: 50-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social
  • Herbert Spencer ou l'évolution des formes religieuses.
    Séguy, Jean (1969)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 27: 29-35.

    Associated Search Terms: Spencer, Herbert; Evolution, social
  • Palaeolithic Religion and the Principle of Social Evolution.
    Klingender, F.D. (1954)
    British Journal of Sociology 5:2: 138-153.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social; Origins of religion
  • Éléments de Sociologie Religieuse.
    Bastide, Roger (1935)
    Paris: Armand Colin. [Paris: Éditions Stock, 1997]

    A Durkheimian approach to the field.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Politics; Evolution, social; Differentiation; Sacrifice; Ritual; Origins of religion; Moral; Taboo; Magic; Definition of religion; Economic
  • Religion and Social Control.
    Ellwood, Charles A. (1918)
    Scientific Monthly 7: 335-348.

    Religion, as an evaluation of the world, is universal & evolves with society; it is progressing so as to transcend individual, class, & national ethics & to replace these with a social, international, humanitarian ethic.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Evolution, social
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