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  • Un corps qui fait images: le rituel de la crucifixion (Liban).
    Aubin-Boltanski, Emma (2016)
    Social Compass 63:2: 213-233.

    Based on interviews with Maronite female mystics who bear the marks of the stigmata, which appear on Good Friday. Focuses particularly on one. Pictures & statues are important in home churches, though de-emphasized as Latin rite imports in the official churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Maronite, Lebanon; Art; Stigmata; Mystic; Ritual; Feast; Lebanon
  • Beheading the Saint: Nationalism, Religion and Secularism in Quebec.
    Zubrzycki, Geneviève (2016)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec; Feast; Identity, national; Migration; Politics, Canada; Prejudice, anti-religious; Secularization
  • Sex, Death and Witchcraft: A Contemporary Pagan Festival.
    Ezzy, Douglas (2014)
    New York: Bloomsbury.

    Associated Search Terms: Witch; Pagan; Death; Feast; Sex; Participant observation
  • Culto y festividad a San Luis Rey en la colonia El Ajusco: un testimonio de religiosidad popular en la Ciudad de México
    González Pérez, Damián (2014)
    Relaciones 35/139: 233-254.

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; Mexico, Mexico City; Popular Catholicism; Popular religion; Saints
  • Appartenances en fête: entre l’ordinaire et le spectaculaire.
    Salzbrunn, Monika (2014)
    Social Compass 61:2: 250-260.

    Observes the Murid Sufi brotherhood in Harlem & Paris, & the Catholic Church in Saint Maurice, Switzerland using public spectacle to attract migrants. Comments by François Gauthier, pp. 261-271.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Feast; Mouride; Pilgrimage; Spectacle; African Americans; Catholic, Switzerland; United States, New York, New York; Switzerland, Saint Maurice; France, Paris; African Swiss; African French
  • Discourses on Religious Diversity. Explorations in an Urban Ecology.
    Stringer, Martin D. (2013)

    Associated Search Terms: Diversity; Feast; Pluralism; Urban; Clothing
  • The 'urs of the patron saint of Lahore: National popular festival and sacred union between the Pakistani state and society?
    Philippon, Alix (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 289-297.

    Overview of a festival/pilgrimage ('urs) of a Sufi saint, used by the Pakistani government as a nationalist symbol.

    Associated Search Terms: Nationalism; Pakistan; Pilgrimage; Politics, Pakistan; Feast; Saints; Sufi, Pakistan; Islam, Pakistan
  • Devotees, a new ordeal and a sense of belonging: Ethnography and nethnography of Saint Agatha.
    DiGiovanni, Elisabetta (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. 167-180.

    Account of the behavior of young people on the feast of St. Agatha in Catania, which included tests of endurance. Notes what participants who posted videos of the feast focused on.

    Associated Search Terms: Experience; Feast; Internet; Italy, Catania; Participant observation; Popular Catholicism; Visual; Popular religion
  • Festivités religieuses, publiques et discrètes. Mondialisation, tourisme et mimesis chez le Sherpas du Nord Népal.
    Obadia, Lionel (2010)
    Anthropologie et Sociétés 34:2: 177-197.

    Associated Search Terms: Tourists; Nepal; Globalization; Feast; Sherpa
  • Shinto festival involvement and sense of self in contemporary Japan.
    Roemer, Michael K. (2010)
    Japan Forum 22:3/4: 491-512.

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; Japan; Practice; Ritual; Self concept; Shinto
  • Illuminations, Class Identities and the Contested Landscape of Christmas.
    Edensor, Tim, and Steve Millington (2009)
    Sociology 43:1: 102-121.

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; Stratification
  • Celebrando São Besso ou o que Robert Hertz e a Escola Francesa de Sociologia têm a nos dizer sobre festas, rituais e simbolismo.
    Menzes, Renata de Castro (2009)
    Religião e Sociedade 29:1: 179-199.

    Associated Search Terms: Année sociologique; Symbol; Ritual; Hertz, Robert; Saints; Feast
  • Religious Festive Practices in Boston's North End. Ephemeral Identities in an Italian American Community.
    Ferraiuolo, Augusto (2009)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Historical background of the Italian American enclave, North End, Boston, & ethnography of a series of feasts & processions.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Feast; Procession; Italian Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Community study; Saints; Participant observation
  • Faith in the Fields. Mexican Marianism in Miami-Dade County.
    Báez, Noemí, María de los Angèles Rey, and Terry Rey (2009)
    In Alex Stepick, Terry Rey, and Sarah J. Mahler (eds.) Churches and Charity in the Immigrant City. Religion, Immigration, and Civic Engagement in Miami. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 190-207.

    Focuses on a rural Catholic mission to poor Mexicans in Naranja, near Homestead, Florida. Social capital is of the bonding ariety. Many of the social services are organized by parish youth groups. Describes the Decemer Guadalupe feast.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Youth groups; Social capital; Marian; Feast; United States, Florida, Homestead; Catholic, U.S.A.; Parish
  • The Holiday of Holidays: A Triple-holiday Festival for Christians, Jews and Muslims.
    Sharaby, Rachel (2008)
    Social Compass 55:4: 581-596.

    Describes a multi-tradition holiday in Haifa.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel, Haifa; Feast
  • The religious feast of Sant'Agatha: A modern initiation rite in Catania.
    DiGiovanni, Elisabetta (2007)
    In J. Fikfak and G. Barna (eds.) Senses and Religion. Liubljana: Zalozba, pp. 177-184.

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; Italy, Catania; Initiation
  • Ritual Participation and Social Support in a Major Japanese Festival.
    Roemer, Michael K. (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:2: 185-200.

    Males' participation in the Gion Festival integrates them into the community.

    Associated Search Terms: Japan, Kyoto; Ritual; Feast
  • Symbolic Recognition, Multcultural Citizens and Acknowledgement: Negotiating the Christmas Wars."
    Brahm Levey, Geoffrey (2006)
    Australian Journal of Political Science 41:3: 355-370.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Feast; Pluralism
  • Religious Tourism in Japan: Kyoto's Gion Festival.
    Roemer, Michael K. (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. 187-218.

    Based on 1995-2005 fieldwork & 2005 survey.

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; Shinto; Tourists; Japan, Kyoto
  • Jubilee 2000: A Computer-Assisted Analysis of the Religion of Jubilee People.
    Cipriani, Roberto (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. 219-253.

    Based on 96 in-depth interviews during the Jubilee 2000 in Rome; there was little reltionship betweenofficial meanings & respondents' meanings of the Jubillee experience.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Popular Catholicism; Pilgrimage; Italy, Rome; Catholic; Feast
  • Il conflitto, lo spazio, il ramadan a Gerusalemme est.
    Riccardi, Federica (2005)
    Religioni e società 52: 49-56.

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; Conflict; Israel, Jerusalem; Urban
  • Festa da Alma Milagrosa, simbolismo de um ritual de aflição.
    Ferreti, Sérgio F. (2004)
    Ciências sociais e religião/Ciencias sociales y religión 6:6: 135-152.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Feast; Symbol; Suffering
  • Tourism and Holy Week in León, Spain.
    Tate, Mark (2004)
    In Ellen Badone and Sharon R. Roseman (eds.) Intersecting Journeys. The Anthropology of Pilgrimage and Tourism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, pp. 10-124.

    Associated Search Terms: Tourists; Feast; Spain, León
  • Church-sect Dynamics and the Feast of Corpus Christi.
    Walters, Barbara R. (2004)
    Sociology of Religion 65:3: 285-301.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Europe, medieval; Typology; Feast; Women; Sect
  • Marian Devotion at a Haitian Catholic Parish in Miami: The Feast Day of Our Lady of Perpetual Help.
    Rey, Terry (2004)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 19:3: 353-374.

    Associated Search Terms: Haitian Americans; United States, Florida, Miami; Feast; Marian; Parish; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Jubilaei spectaculum.
    Nesti, Arnaldo (2003)
    Milano: FrancoAngeli

    Associated Search Terms: Feast
  • Il Giubeleo
    Martelli, Stefano, Gianna Cappello, and Lorella Molteni (2003)
    Milano: FrancoAngeli.

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; Media
  • La fiesta del ganado en el Valle de Chancay (1962-2002): Ritual, religión y ganadería en los Andes.
    Rivera Andía, Juan Havier (2003)
    Lima: Fondo Editorial Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; Peru
  • Giubilanti del 2000.
    Cipriani, Roberto (ed.) (2003)
    Milano: FrancoAngeli

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; Pilgrimage
  • Pellegrini del giubileo.
    Cipolla, Costantino, and Roberto Cipriani (eds.) (2002)
    Milano: FrancoAngeli.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Feast
  • Pratiche giubilari tra fede e cultura.
    Berzano, Luigi, and Daniela Teagno (2002)
    In Costantino Cippolla and Roberto Ricpriani (eds.) Pellegrini del Giubileo. Milano: FrancoAngeli, pp. 42-61.

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; Pilgrimage
  • Semana Santa mexicana: Imágenes resignificadas de indios santos.
    Vazquez, Lilia Granillo (2002)
    Entrepasados (Argentina) 23: 41-52.

    Associated Search Terms: Saints; Syncretism; Mexico; Feast
  • A festa vai à cidade: uma etnografia da Romario do Divino Pai Eterno, Goiás.
    Nascimento, Silvana de Souza (2002)
    Religião e sociedade 22:2: 91-114.

    Associated Search Terms: Migration; Brazil, Goiás; Participant observation; Feast
  • Transfiguration sacrale de la société civile. Le fête religieux comme lieu politique dans la société arabe contemporaine.
    Benedict, Robert (2001)
    Beirut: Dar el-Marchrek sarl.

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; Politics
  • Festivity: Traditional and Modern Forms of Sociability.
    Costa, Xavier (2001)
    Social Compass 48:4: 541-548.

    The sociability of festivals is important for the continuance of tradition.

    Associated Search Terms: Tradition; Spain, Valencia; Feast
  • Devoçào e diversào: a Festa da Penha como uma romaria.
    Menezes, Renata de Castro (2000)
    Revista eclesiástica brasileira 60:238: 312-340.

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; Brazil
  • Traditions Locales et Émigration: Les Fêtes du Saint-Esprit aux Açores.
    Leal, João (2000)
    Ethnologie française 30:1: 51-60.

    Associated Search Terms: Migration; Portugal, Azores; Feast
  • 'We Don't Celebrate Christmas, We Just Give Gifts': Adaptations to Migration and Social Change among Hindu, Muslim, and Sikh Children in England.
    Larson, Heidi (2000)
    In Jerry G. Pankhurst and Sharon K. Houseknecht (eds.), Family, Religion, and Social Change in Diverse Societies. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 283-302.

    Associated Search Terms: Children; Pakistani British; Indian British; Pluralism; Great Britain, England, Southall; Hindu, Great Britain; Feast; Adaptation; Sikh, Great Britain; Islam, Great Britain; Migrant
  • Religiosidad musulmana en España: El Ramadán como tiempo festivo.
    Tarrés, Sol (1999)
    Zainak 18: 267-282.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Spain; Feast; Spain
  • Religion in English Everyday Life: An Ethnographic Approach.
    Jenkins, Timothy (1999)
    New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books.

    2 case studies showing religion ordering everyday life. One case is a country parish of the Church of England, the other an annual procession in Bristol.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Church of England; Feast; Great Britain, Comberton; Great Britain, Bristol; Everyday life; Parish
  • Death and Christmas Revisited. Beyond Secularization: A Search for Meaning.
    Voyé, Liliane (1998)
    In Rudi Laermans, Bryan R. Wilson, and Jaak Billiet (eds.) Secularization and Social Integration. Papers in Honor of Karel Dobbelaere. Leuven: Leuven University Press, pp. 287-305.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Feast; Death
  • Le Nouvel An des Arbres. L'ordre du vététal entre nature et surnature.
    Storper Perez, Danielle (1997)
    Social Compass 44:1: 171-180.

    Describes the minor feast of Tu bi-Shvat in Israel.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Feast; Israel
  • Sanctity and sanction in communal ritual: A reconsideration of Shinto festival processions.
    Schnell, Scott (1997)
    Ethnology 36:1: 1-12.

    Associated Search Terms: Shinto; Social control; Feast; Ritual
  • The Sacred and Profane among Italian American Catholics: The Giglio Feast.
    Varacalli, Joseph A., and Salvatore Primeggia (1996)
    International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society 9:3.

    Associated Search Terms: Sacred/profane; Feast; Italian Americans
  • La fiesta de San Sebastián: Expresión religiosa de los migrantes rurales chilenos en el territorio del Neuquén, Argentina, entre 1880-1930.
    Cerruti, Angel, and Cecilia Pitta (1996)
    Mitológicas 11: 73-74.

    Associated Search Terms: Argentina, Neuquén; Catholic, Argentina; Chilean Argentinians; Feast; Migrant
  • Rénouveau de la religion locale en Espagne.
    Albert-Llorca, Marlène (1996)
    In Grace Davie and Daniele Hervieu-Léger (eds.), Identités religieuses en Europe. Paris: La Découverte, pp. 235-256.

    While church attendance in Spain falls, local feasts, mostly Marian, flourish, especially in the Valencia region.

    Associated Search Terms: Saints; Localism; Catholic, Spain; Identity; Spain, Valencia; Feast
  • The sacred and profane among Italian American Catholics: The Giglio Feast.
    Primeggia, Salvatore, and Joseph A. Varacalli (1996)
    International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society 9:3:423-429.

    Associated Search Terms: Italian Americans; Feast; United States, New York, Brooklyn; United States, New York, New York; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • New York City's Muslim World Day Parade.
    Slyomovics, Susan (1995)
    In Peter van der Veer (ed.) Nation and Migration: The Politics of Space in the South Asian Diaspora. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, pp. 157-176.

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; United States, New York, New York; Islam, U.S.A.
  • Les jeux de Pourim et leurs déclinaissons à Tripoli. Perspective comparative sur l'usage social des histoires bibliques.
    Goldberg, Harvey E. (1994)
    Annales 1994:5: 1183-1195.

    Associated Search Terms: Minority; Feast; Libya, Tripoli; Jewish, Libya
  • Dias de Muertos da Puebla a Los Angeles. Migrazione e rigenerazione identitaria di un compelsso rituale.
    Medina, Lara (1994)
    Religioni e società 9/18: 6-23.

    Based on participant observation in Mexico & the U.S.; notes a transition from syncretism in rural Mexico to ethnic expression in Los Angeles.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Ritual; Mexican Americans; Mexico, Puebla; United States, California, Los Angeles; Feast
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