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  • When heterodoxy becomes heresy: Using Bourdieu's concept of doxa to describe state-sanctioned exclusion in Pakistan.
    Qadir, Ali (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:2: 155-176.

    Examines declassified transcripts of Pakistani parliamentary discussions of constitutional amendments that made Ahmadiyya heretical & subject to persecution.

    Associated Search Terms: Ahmadiyya; Bourdieu, Pierre; Doxa; Heresy; Islam, Pakistan; Pakistan; Persecution; Politics, Pakistan; Symbolic capital; Discourse
  • Hybridity as Subversion of Orthodoxy? Jews and Christians in Late Antiquity.
    Boyarin, Daniel, and Virginia Burrus (2005)
    Social Compass 52:4: 431-441.

    Focuses on 4th century phenomena.

    Associated Search Terms: Heresy; Jewish, ancient; Syncretism; Early Christian
  • Toward a sociology of heresy, orthodoxy, and doxa.
    Berlinerblau, Jacques (2001)
    History of Religions 40: 327-351.

    Associated Search Terms: Doxa; Heresy; Orthodoxy (doctrinal)
  • Authority and Authenticity in the Mormon Church.
    Knowlton, David Clark (1996)
    In Lewis F. Carter (ed.), The Issue of Authenticity in the Study of Religions. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 113-134.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse analysis; Mormon; Heresy; Excommunication
  • Medieval Heresy: An Anthropological View.
    Asad, Talal (1986)
    Social History 11:3: 345-362.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, medieval; Heresy
  • The Politics of Heresy: The Modernist Crisis in Roman Catholicism.
    Kurtz, Lester R. (1986)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Documentary study that examines the role of heresy in the formation of orthodoxy in 19th-20th century Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Heresy; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Catholic, Modernist crisis
  • Toward a Sociology of Heresy.
    Zito, George V. (1983)
    Sociological Analysis 44:2: 123-130.

    Argues that heresy depends upon an institutional legitimation of a discourse thin which the heresy is articulated, & that heresy threatens power relations & results in cognitive disorientation of the true believers.

    Associated Search Terms: Heresy; Discourse analysis
  • The Politics of Heresy.
    Kurtz, Lester R. (1983)
    Ameican Journal of Sociology 88:6: 1085-1115.

    Argues that heresy & orthodoxy re complementary aspects of a social process in which belief systems are articulated. Outlines attributes of heresy, & Examines the case in Catholicism in the Modernist crisis.

    Associated Search Terms: Heresy; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Catholic, Modernist crisis
  • Hétérodoxie, sectarisme et dynamique des civilisations./Heterodoxies, sectarianism and dynamics of civilizations.
    Eisenstadt, Shmuel N. (1982)
    Diogène 120: 3-25./Diogenes 120: 3-25.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Heresy; Sect
  • Scholarship and Scandal: Catholic Modernism at the Turn of the Century.
    Kurtz, Lester R. (1980)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Chicago [DA 41:7 A, p. 3293]

    Examines the role of heresy in the formation of orthodoxy; uses documents as evidence.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Modernist crisis; Heresy
  • Disaffiliation: Some Notes on "Falling from the Faith."
    Brinkerhoff, Merlin B., and Kathryn L. Burke (1980)
    Sociological Analysis 41:1: 41-54.

    Develops a typology of those who leave fundamentalist sects, & model of the accompanying labeling process.

    Associated Search Terms: Symbolic interactionism; Labeling; Disaffiliation; Heresy
  • Conflict Over Charges of Heresy in American Protestant Seminaries.
    Adams, Robert Lynn (1970)
    Social Compass 17:2: 243-260.

    Associated Search Terms: Heresy; Seminary; Protestant, U.S.A.; Conflict
  • Durkheimian and Freudian Theories of Religion: The Case of Judaism.
    Scharf, Betty R. (1970)
    British Journal of Sociology 21:2: 151-163.

    Argues that the relative absence of Jewish schisms & heresy fits the thesis that a small, not quite insulated community will not engender sufficient anomie to spark rebellion against tradition.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish; Anomie; Schism; Durkheim, Émile; Heresy
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