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  • Créativité et incertitude dans les mouveaux rituels contemporains.
    Fedele, Anna (2014)
    Social Compass 61:4:497-510.

    Based on fieldwork in Portugal, Spain, & Italy. Doubt is an element in the goddess ritual.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Ritual; Goddess; Doubt; Europe
  • Between religion and state: The Dajia pilgrimage in Taiwan.
    Chang, Hsun (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 298-310.

    Focuses on the Dajia Temple in Keelung, Taiwan. Pilgrimages mix sacred & profane rather than establish a boundary.

    Associated Search Terms: Mazu (Taiwanese goddess); Pilgrimage; Politics, Taiwan; Sacred/profane; Taiwan, Keelung
  • Pèlerinages et économie: des marchands du temple aux offrandes pèlerines.
    Camhi-Rayer, Bernadette (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 324-333.

    Considers the economic impact of pilgrimage at Lourdes, France, & the Dajia Mazu pilgrimage of Taiwan.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, France; Taiwan, Keelung; Pilgrimage; Mazu (Taiwanese goddess); Economic; Marian; France, Lourdes
  • Journeys to the Goddess: Pilgrimage and Tourism in the New Age.
    Rountree, Kathryn (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. 33-60.

    Focus on the meaning of pilgrimage to goddess worship visitation sites in Crete, Malta, & Turkey.

    Associated Search Terms: Anti-structure; Liminality; Feminism; Pilgrimage; Goddess; Communitas; Neopagan
  • Embracing the Witch and the Goddess: Feminist Ritual-Makers in New Zealand.
    Rountree, Kathryn (2004)
    New York: Routeldge.

    Associated Search Terms: Feminism; Goddess; New Zealand; Witch
  • Goddess Pilgrims as Tourists: Inscribing the Body Through Sacred Travel.
    Rountree, Kathryn (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:4: 475-496.

    Associated Search Terms: Goddess; Tourists; Pilgrimage
  • Thriving, not simply surviving: Goddess spirituality and women's recovery from alcoholism.
    Foltz, Tanice G. (2000)
    In Wendy Griffin (ed.) Daughters of the Goddess: Studies in healing, identity, and empowerment. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 119-135.

    Based on 1995 interviews & 1996 survey data from the U.S. Midwest.

    Associated Search Terms: Goddess; Alcohol
  • Daughters of the Goddess.
    Griffin, Wendy (1999)
    Thousand Oaks, California: AltaMira.

    Associated Search Terms: Goddess; Participant observation
  • Women in New Religions: In Search of Community, Sexuality, and Spiritual Power.
    Puttick, Elizabeth (1997)
    New York: St. Martin's Press.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Women; Goddess
  • Countercultural Spiritualists' Perceptions of the Goddess.
    Bloch, Jon P. (1997)
    Sociology of Religion 58:2: 181-190.

    Based on interviews with 22 spiritualists; notes the role of Goddess imagery in empowering women.

    Associated Search Terms: Goddess; God, image of; Women; Neopagan; New age
  • Théologie et théalogie: les légitimations religieuses du fait féminin en Amérique du Nord.
    Côté, Pauline, and Jacques Zylberberg (1996)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 41/95: 95-115.

    Effect of secular feminism on theology & theaology.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Feminism; Legitimation; Goddess
  • The Emerging Network: A Sociology of the New Age and Neo-Pagan Movements.
    York, Michael (1995)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowan & Littlefield.

    Reviews the literature on new age & neopagan phenomena. Descriptive survey data from groups in London. Reviews typologies (church, sect, etc.) , assessing the usefulness of various approaches for the study of new age & neopagan phenomena. "Network" works.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, London; House of the Goddess; New age; St. James´ Alternatives; Participant observation; Typology; Neopagan; Network; New religions
  • Re-Membering the Witch and the Goddess: Feminist Ritual-Making in New Zealand.
    Rountree, Kathryn (1993)
    Unpublished D.Phil. Thesis, University of Waikata (New Zealand).

    Associated Search Terms: Witch; Goddess; New Zealand
  • Power and transcendence in the Matsu pilgrimage of Taiwan.
    Sangren, P. Steven (1993)
    American Ethnologists 20:3: 564-582.

    Associated Search Terms: Power; Taiwan; Pilgrimage; Mazu (Taiwanese goddess); Transcendence
  • Religion and Rajput Women: The Ethics of Protection in Contemporary Narratives.
    Harlan, Lindsey (1992)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Describes the reflection of women's caste duties & gender roles in goddess cults.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, India; Women; India, Rajasthan; Goddess
  • Feminist Theology as Revitalization Movement.
    Porterfield, Amanda (1987)
    Sociological Analysis 48:3: 234-244.

    Sees feminist theologians of Goddess religions, in contrast to Jewish & Christian feminist theologians, as representative of a later stage in the development of a revitalization movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Goddess; Revitalization movement; Feminism
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