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  • Cooperación y conflicto: parroquias e immigrantes latinos.
    Fortuny Loret de Mola, Patricia, and Marie Friedmann Marquardt (2014)
    Desacatos 46: 70-87.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Migrant; Congregation; Conflict; United States, Georgia, Atlanta
  • Jewish on Their Own Terms.
    Thompson, Jennifer A. (2014)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Based on 2003-05 interviews with intermarrieds, 2006-08 participant observation in intermarrieds' support groups, & 2005-08 interviews with rabbis, largely in Atlanta. By projecting anxiety over ethnic assimilation onto intermarried Jews, other American Jews can express them without facing the same challenge themselves.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Jewish, U.S.A.; Marriage; Participant observation; United States, Georgia, Atlanta
  • Does Religious Involvement Generate or Inhibit Fear of Crime?
    Matthews, Todd, Lee Michael Johnson, and Catherine Jenks (2011)
    Religions 2:4: 485-503.

    West Georgia Area Survey data suggest religion reduces the fear of crime. Journal website: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/religions

    Associated Search Terms: Anxiety; Criminology; United States, Georgia
  • Charisma in Conyers. A Journey from Visionary to Apparition Site to Church.
    Halter, Deborah (2011)
    Nova Religio 14:3:108-114.

    Account of the routinization of charisma in a Marian apparition episode in Conyers, Georgia.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Visions; Routinization; Marian; Charisma; United States, Georgia, Conyers
  • Blood and Fire: Godly Love in a Pentecostal Emerging Church.
    Poloma, Margaret M., and Ralph W. Hood, Jr. (2008)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Participant observation; United States, Georgia, Atlanta
  • The Christian Reformed Church as a Model for the Inclusion of People with Disabilities.
    Pridmore, Eric (2006)
    In Albert A. Herzog, Jr. (ed.) Disability Advocacy among Religious Organizations. Histories and Reflections. Binghamton, New York: Haworth Pastoral Press, pp. 93-107. [Journal of Religion, Disabilities & Health 10:1/2]

    Case study of a congregation in Atlanta.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Georgia, Atlanta; Disability; Christian Reformed Church; United States, Georgia
  • The Baha'i: The Religious Construction of a Global Identity.
    McMullen, Michael (2000)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Participant observation study of the Baha'is in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Baha´i, U.S.A.; United States, Georgia, Atlanta
  • A Particular Place: Urban Re-structuring and Religious Ecology in a Southern Exurb.
    Eiesland, Nancy L. (1999)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rugers University Press.

    Effect of demographic & economic changes on congregations in Dacula, Georgia, near Atlanta.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; United States, Georgia, Dacula; Ecology; Urban; Change; Participant observation; Market model
  • Contending with a Giant. The Impact of a Megachurch on Exurban Religious Institutions.
    Eiesland, Nancy L. (1997)
    In Penny Edgell Becker and nancy L. Eiesland (eds.), Contemporary American Religion. An Ethnographic Reader. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 191-219.

    Based on 1992-94 participant observation in a megachurch & nearby churches near Atlanta, & interviews with clergy of nearby churches. Examines the impact of the megachurch on the other churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; United States, Georgia, Dacula; Participant observation; Megachurch; Parish; Exurbia
  • The Gospel Hour. Liminality, Identity, and Religion in a Gay Bar.
    Gray, Edward R., and Scott L. Thumma (1997)
    In Penny Edgell Becker and Nancy L. Eiesland (eds.), Contemporary American Religion. An Ethnographic Reader. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 79-98.

    Based on participant observation in an Atlanta gay bar where a drag gospel music performance verged on being an evangelical worship service.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Georgia, Atlanta; Participant observation; Homosexuality; Ritual; Liminality
  • The Religious Construction of a Global Identity. An Ethnographic Look at the Atlanta Baha'i Community.
    McMullen, Michael (1997)
    In Penny Edgell Becker and Nancy L. Eiesland (eds.) Contemporary American Religion. An Ethnographic Reader. Walnut Creek, California: Alta Mira, pp. 221-243.

    Associated Search Terms: Globalization; Participant observation; Baha´i, U.S.A.; United States, Georgia, Atlanta
  • Congregation and Community.
    Ammerman, Nancy T., with Arthur E. Farnsley II, Tammy Adams, Penny Edgell Becker, Brenda Brasher, Thomas Clark, Joan Cunningham, Nancy Eiesland, Bar bara Elwell, Michelle Hale, Diana Jones, Virginia Laffey, Stacey Nicholas, Marcia Robinson, etc. (1997)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Examines congregations' responses to economic troubles, racial integration, & other community changes; based on studies of 9 U.S. communities.

    Associated Search Terms: Community; United States, Illinois, Oak Park; United States, California, Los Angeles; United States, Massachusetts, Boston; United States, Georgia, Atlanta; Change; United States, California, Long Beach; Parish; Integration (racial); Urban; Economic
  • Megachurches of Atlants.
    Thumma, Scott (1996)
    In Gary Laderman (ed.) Religions of Atlanta: Religious Diversity in the Centennial Olympic City. Atlanta: Scholars Press, pp. 199-213.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Georgia, Atlanta; Megachurch
  • Teenage Satanism as Oppositional Youth Subculture.
    Lowney, Kathleen S. (1995)
    Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 23: 453-484.

    Based on field work with teenagers in Georgia.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Satanist; Adolescents; United States, Georgia; Counterculture
  • Strained Bedfellows: Pagans, New Agers, and "Starchy Humanists" in Unitarian Universalism
    Lee, Richard Wayne (1995)
    Sociology of Religion 56:4: 379-396.

    Based partly on field work in Atlanta; examines the incorporation of new religious spiritualities into the humanistic denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Georgia, Atlanta; Unitarian, U.S.A.; Unitarian Universalist; New religions; Change; Participant observation
  • Georgia: The Christian Right and Grass Roots Power.
    Bullock, Charles S. III, and John Christopher Grant (1995)
    In Mark J. Rozell and Clyde Wilcox (eds.) God at the Grass Roots. The Christian Right in the 1994 Elections. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 47-65.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Georgia; Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Black Churches in Atlanta Reach Out to the Community.
    Ward, Naomi, Andrew Billingsley, Alicia Simon, and Judith Crooks Burris (1994)
    National Journal of Sociology 8:1/2: 49-74.

    Survey of 150 Black churches in Atlanta; shows kinds of outreach activity. Focuses on 11 churches that maintain the Vine City Housing Ministry.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Social services; United States, Georgia, Atlanta
  • Religio-Nationalist Subcultures under the Communists: Comparisons from the Baltics, Transcaucasia and Ukraine.
    Johnston, Hank (Henry E.) (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:3: 237-255. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Politics and Religion in Central and Eastern Europe. Traditions and Transitions (Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 1994), pp. 17-35]

    Focuses on the association between national churches & political nationalism in the Baltic states, Ukraine, Georgia, & Armenia.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Georgia; Soviet Union; Politics, Soviet Union; Nationalism; Armenia; Catholic, Lithuania; Estonia; Lithuania; Catholic, Ukraine; Lutheran, Estonia; Lutheran, Latvia; Georgian Orthodox, Georgia; Ukraine; Latvia
  • Black and Catholic in Savannah, Georgia.
    McDonogh, Gary Wray (1993)
    Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.

    Anthropological community study.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Community study; United States, Georgia, Savannah
  • God and the Growth Machine.
    Newman, Harvey K. (1991)
    Review of Religious Research 32:3: 237-243.

    Reviews the "urban growth machine" model; interprets the case of a large urban church.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; United States, Georgia, Atlanta; Southern Baptist
  • When I Rise Cryin' Holy: African-American Denominationalism on the Georgia Coast.
    Goldsmith, Peter D. (1989)
    New York: AMS Press.

    Participant observation research on St. Simon's Island & in Brunswick, Georgia.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Hegemony; Participant observation; African Americans; United States, Georgia, St. Simon´s Island; United States, Georgia, Brunswick
  • Revivalism and the Advent of Cash Economy on the Georgia Coast.
    Goldsmith, Peter D. (1988)
    Review of Religious Research 29:4: 385-397.

    The ostensive other-worldliness of African American pentecostalism may militant against challenges to the immediate status quo, yet ideologically withhold validation from dominant norms.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Economic; Legitimation; United States, Georgia, St. Simon´s Island; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • Transplanting Religious Traditions. Asian Indians in America.
    Fenton, John Y. (1988)
    New York: Praeger.

    Descriptions of Indian Americans' religion in Atlanta, based on interviews, 1979-88 participant observation, & 1984-85 questionnaire data.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Hindu, U.S.A.; Transplantation; Indian Americans; United States, Georgia, Atlanta; Participant observation; Sikh, U.S.A.
  • Religious Involvement and Drug Use among Urban Adolescents.
    Hadaway, Christopher Kirk, Kirk W. Elifson, and David M. Petersen (1984)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 23:2: 109-128.

    Analyzes 1973 interview data from white high school students in the Atlanta, Georgia, area.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Georgia, Atlanta; Drug; Students, secondary
  • Religiosity and Delinquency: A Contextual Analysis.
    Elifson, Kirk W., David M. Peterson, and C. Kirk Hadaway (1983)
    Criminology 21:4: 505-527.

    Interview data from Atlanta adolescents in public schools show almost no relationship between religiosity & delinquency.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Delinquency; Students, secondary; United States, Georgia, Atlanta
  • The Value-Orientations of the Religious Poor.
    Lefever, Harry G. (1982)
    Sociological Analysis 43:3: 219-230.

    Analyzes survey & participant observation data from a white, low-income area in Atlanta; interprets them with Talcott Parsons' patterned variables.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Georgia, Atlanta; Stratification; Values; Parsons, Talcott
  • Religious Involvement, Asceticism and Abortion among Low Income Black Women.
    Robbins, James M. (1981)
    Sociological Analysis 41:4: 365-374.

    Analyzes data from unmarried, medically indigent African American women, aged 15-23, who came for 1st pregnancy delivery or abortion services in Atlanta.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Georgia, Atlanta; Medical; Women; Asceticism; African Americans; Abortion
  • The Social Welfare Role of the Black Church.
    Johnson, Otis (1980)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Brandeis University.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Social services; United States, Georgia, Savannah
  • Religious Orthodoxy and Emotionality.
    Balswick, Jack O., and James W. Balkwell (1978)
    Review of Religious Research 19:3: 308-319.

    Analyses questionnaire data from north Georgia, U.S.A., high school students, showing a correlation of orthodoxy with happiness & feelings of love.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); United States, Georgia; Emotion
  • Hellfire and Delinquency Revisited.
    Higgins, Paul C., and Gary L. Albrecht (1977)
    Social Forces 55:4: 952-958.

    Analyzes 1970 self-report data from Atlanta 10th graders; shows a moderate inverse correlation between religiosity & delinquency.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Georgia, Atlanta; Delinquency; Students, secondary; Deviance/social control
  • Religiosity and Prejudice in Northern and Southern Cities.
    Hoge, Dean R., and Jackson W. Carroll (1973)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 12:2: 181-197.

    Based on denominationally merged data from United Methodist & Presbyterian congregations in Philadelphia & Atlanta.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Prejudice; United States, Georgia, Atlanta
  • Ghetto Religion; A Study of the Religious Structures and Styles of a Poor White Community in Atlanta, Georgia.
    Lefever, Harry G. (1971)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Emory University. [DA 32:11 A, p. 6557]

    Seeks to describe general features of low-income neighborhood life as supported by & reflected in religious structures & style; based on survey & participant observation data in Atlanta.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Stratification; United States, Georgia, Atlanta
  • Religion and the Rise of the Radical White: The Case of Southern Wallace Support in 1968.
    Orum, Anthony M. (1970)
    Social Science Quarterly 51: 674-688

    Church attendance correlated inversely with support for Wallace in an Atlanta sample of whites, except among less educated fundamentalists.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Politics, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Prejudice, racial; United States, Georgia, Atlanta
  • On Maintaining Deviant Belief Systems: A Case Study.
    Simmons, J.L. (1964)
    Social Problems 11: 250-256.

    Analyzes interview data & reviews the literature on an isolated mystic group in Appalachian Georgia.

    Associated Search Terms: Plausibility structure; Mysticism; United States, Georgia; Belief; United States, Appalachia
  • The Jewish organizational elite of Atlanta, Georgia.
    Sutker, Solomon (1952)
    Socal Forces 31:2:136-143. Reprinted in Marshall Sklare (ed.) The Jews. Social Patterns of an American Group. Glencoe, Illinois: Free Press, 1958, pp. 249-261.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Georgia, Atlanta; Jewish, U.S.A.; Elite
  • The Jews of Atlanta: Their Social Structure and Leadership Patterns.
    Sutker, Solomon (1950)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of North Carolina.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Georgia, Atlanta; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • The Rise of a Religious Cult: The Social History of the All National Spiritualist Church of God, Atlanta, Georgia.
    Thompson, Daniel C. (1944)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Atlanta University.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; All National Spiritualist Church of God; United States, Georgia, Atlanta
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