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  • Icelandic Spiritualism. Mediumship and Modernity in Iceland.
    Swatos, William H., Jr., and Loftur Reimar Gissurarson (1997)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Medium; Historical; Folklore; Privatism; Associational; Spiritualist, Iceland; Iceland; Lutheran, Iceland
  • Occasions of Faith: An Anthropology of Irish Catholics.
    Taylor, Lawrence J. (1995)
    Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

    A community ethnography; highlights resistance against official Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Ireland; Ireland, Donegal County; Community study; Folk religion; Folklore; Participant observation
  • "Gringo Jeringo": Anglo Mormon Missionary Culture in Bolivia.
    Knowlton, David Clark (1994)
    In Marie Cornwall, Tim B. Heaton, and Lawrence A. Young (eds.) Contemporary Mormonism. Social Science Perspectives. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, pp. 218-236.

    Explores the definition of self & other things accomplished by stories told among missionaries & their targets.

    Associated Search Terms: Missionary; Folklore; Mormon, Bolivia; Bolivia
  • The Use of Folklore in Religious Conversion: The Chasidic Case.
    Singer, Merrill (1980)
    Review of Religious Research 22:2: 170-185.

    Observes folklore contributing to the attraction, attachment, & resocialization of Lubavitcher converts in Los Angeles.

    Associated Search Terms: Folklore; United States, California, Los Angeles; Conversion; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.
  • Religion et Changement Social.
    Maître, Jacques (1960)
    Social Compass 7:2: 99-120.

    Catholicism had been based on folklore, & the decline of the folkloric world view creates a crisis for it.

    Associated Search Terms: Folklore; Popular religion; Catholic; Change
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