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  • How Anglican clergy perceive Freemasonry: Complementary system, incompatible enemy or harmless eccentricity.
    Apsiôn, Tania, Leslie J. Francis, and Caroline Windsor (2011)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 26:2: 225-243.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Clergy; Freemasonry
  • Les francs-maçons dans le processus de laïcisation de la Belgique (XIXe-XXe siècles).
    Nefontaine, Luc (2001)
    In Jean-Pierre Bastian (ed.) La modernité religieuse en perspective comparée. Europe latine--Amérique latine. Paris: Karthala, pp. 29-40.

    Anti-clericalism was more important in Belgium than in France, and corresponds to a secular pillar or sector of Belgian society.

    Associated Search Terms: Freemasonry; State; Belgium; Secularization; Laïcité; Anticlericalism
  • Private Beliefs in Public Temples: The New Religiosity of the Eighteenth Century.
    Jacob, Margaret C. (1992)
    Social Research 59:1: 59-84.

    Reviews scholarship on religion during the Enlightenment, especially Dutch Protestantism & Freemasonry.

    Associated Search Terms: Freemasonry; Enlightenment; Europe; Dutch Reformed
  • Voluntary Associations and Civil Religion: The Case of Freemasonry.
    Wilson, John F. (1980)
    Review of Religious Research 22:2: 125-136.

    Analyzes survey data from a Midwest U.S. state; shows generally upper class members who describe themselves as inactive yet loyal. Resolves the paradox with the "civil religion" concept.

    Associated Search Terms: Freemasonry; Civil religion
  • Fraternal Associations and Civil Religion: Scottish Rite Freemasonry.
    Jolicoeur, Pamela M., and Louis L. Knowles (1978)
    Review of Religious Research 20:1: 3-22.

    Content analysis of a Masonic publication, 1964-74; the Freemasons are shown to maintain & propagate civil religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Freemasonry; Content analysis; Civil religion; Media
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