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  • Structural ('Objective') Hermeneutics and the Sociology of Religion.
    Jindra, Ines W., and Michael Jindra (2003)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 14: 253-275.

    Associated Search Terms: Interview; Oevermann, Ulrich; Conversation analysis; Hermeneutic; Structuralism
  • Beyond Biblical Literalism and Inerrancy: Conservative Protestants and the Hermeneutic Interpretation of Scripture.
    Bartkowski, John P. (1996)
    Sociology of Religion 57:3: 259-272.

    Shows commentators' presuppositions at work in interpretations of biblical passages concerning female roles.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex role; Conservative, U.S.A.; Hermeneutic
  • When the Saints Go Riding In: Santeria in Cuba and the United States.
    Lefever, Harry G. (1996)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 35:3: 318-330.

    Sees Santeria as an oppositional, revisionary, & subversive hermeneutic activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Cuba; United States; Hermeneutic; Santeria, Cuba; Santeria, U.S.A.; Counterculture
  • Ein Modell der Struktur von Religiosität. Zugleich ein Strukturmodell von Lebenspraxis und sozialer Zeit.
    Oevermann, Ulrich (1995)
    In Monika Wohlrab-Sahr (ed.) Biographie und Religion: Zwischen Ritual und Selbstsuch. Frankfurt am Main: Campus, pp. 27-101.

    Associated Search Terms: Structuralism; Time; Religiosity; Hermeneutic
  • Sociologia e teologia di fronte al futura: un approccio relazionale.
    Donati, Pierpaolo (1994)
    Religioni e società 9/19: 98-120.

    Finds a basis for dialogue between sociology & theology in their mutual provision of hermeneutic metaphors.

    Associated Search Terms: Hermeneutic; Theology
  • Le témoignage chez les Alcooliques Anonymes: une pratique communicationnelle religieuse.
    Nadeau, Jean-Guy (1994)
    Studies in Religion/Sciences religieuses 23:4: 469-484.

    Based on observation in 2 groups in Montréal; employs communications theory.

    Associated Search Terms: Testimonial; Participant observation; Communication; Alcoholics Anonymous; Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Hermeneutic
  • Conflits et fabrique de connaissance.
    Séguy, Jean (1992)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 80: 211-224.

    Reviews works having a generally interdisciplinary & hermeneutic character.

    Associated Search Terms: Hermeneutic
  • The Death of Herod. An Essay in the Sociology of Religion.
    Fenn, Richard K. (1992)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Sees Jesus & his movement deemed by contemporaries to be a threat to the Herodian heritage of legitimacy. Emphasizes theoretical methodology & interpretation.

    Associated Search Terms: Palestine, ancient; Hermeneutic; Generations; Early Christian; Methodology; Politics, Palestine, ancient
  • Hermeneutics, Social Movements, and Thematic Religious History.
    Hall, John R. (1991)
    In David G. Bromley (ed.), Religion and the Social Order: Volume I. New Developments in Theory and Research. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 91-114.

    Proposes treating theologies as meaningful action in larger cultural environments, & basing historical hermeneutics on that action.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Social movement; Hermeneutic; Theology
  • Sociology and Liturgy. Re-Presentations of the Holy.
    Flanagan, Kieran (1991)
    New York: St. Martin's Press.

    Based on an examination of Anglican & Catholic liturgies; argues that the modernization of ritual undermines its success in separating out the holy. Develops a dramaturgical consideration of ritual.

    Associated Search Terms: Phenomenology; Hermeneutic; Dramaturgy; Catholic; Church of England; Sacred; Ritual
  • Problematic of the Sociologists and People under Study in the Sociology of Religion.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (1990)
    Ultimate Reality and Meaning 13:2: 145-156.

    Associated Search Terms: Hermeneutic
  • Social Theory as Exegetical Tool.
    Powell, Jefferson (1989)
    Forum 5:4: 27-40.

    Theoretical orientation & review of Richard A. Horsley, Jesus and the Spiral of Violence (1987), & Klaus Wengst, Pax Romana and the Peace of Jesus Christ (1987).

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; Hermeneutic
  • Sociological Theory, Religion and Collective Action.
    Wallis, Roy, and Steve Bruce (1986)
    Belfast: The Queen's University.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Great Britain; South Africa; Presbyterian; Comparative; Conservative; Rajneesh; Children of God; New religions; Deprivation; Hermeneutic; United States; Stark, Rodney
  • Have the Social Sciences been Converted?
    Segal, Robert A. (1985)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 24:3: 321-324. Comment by Anthony J. Blasi 25:3 (1986): 364-366. Comment by Lynn D. Nelson 25:3: 367-368. Reply by Segal 25:3: 369-372.

    Associated Search Terms: Reductionism; Hermeneutic
  • Metaphors of Social Control in a Pentecostal Sect.
    Darrand, Tom Craig, and Anson D. Shupe, Jr. (1983)
    New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Participant observation study, mostly in Oakland, California, of a non-institutional form of Pentecostalism; one author was a member 1969-76 & non-member 1977-81.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Disaffiliation; United States, California, Oakland; Latter Rain (Pentecostal); Hermeneutic; Phenomenology
  • The Mennonite Urban Commune:A hermeneutic-Dialectical Understanding of its Anabaptist Ideology and Practice.
    Chesebro, Scott E. (1982)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Notre Dame. [DA 43:6 A, p. 2125]

    Study of the Fellowship of Hope commune.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, U.S.A.; Hermeneutic; Commune
  • Lecture épistémologique et éthique des sociologies du quotidien.
    Bondolfi, Alberto (1981)
    Social Compass 28:4: 429-440.

    Associated Search Terms: Everyday life; Moral; Hermeneutic
  • Ethnoscience and Problems of Method in the Social Scientific Study of Religion.
    Ryan, Joseph Michael (1978)
    Sociological Analysis 39:3: 241-249.

    Comments on the possibilities brought about by the hermeneutic turn in anthropology.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Hermeneutic
  • Exoteric and Esoteric Models of Apprehension.
    Slotten, Ralph (1977)
    Sociological Analysis 38:3: 185-208.

    Proposes 4 hermeneutics for reading religious texts.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Hermeneutic; Cognitive
  • The Science of Religion and the Sociology of Knowledge.
    Smart, Ninian (1977)
    Princeton: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Phenomenology; Hermeneutic; Sociology of knowledge
  • Toward a Sociology of Religion: An Interpretive Sociology Approach.
    Blasi, Anthony J., and Andrew J. Weigert (1976)
    Sociological Analysis 37;3: 189-204.

    Associated Search Terms: Levels of inclusiveness; Hermeneutic
  • Theory and Religious Understanding: A Critique of the Hermeneutics of Joachim Wach.
    Wood, Charles M. (1975)
    Missoula, Montana: Scholars Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Hermeneutic; Wach, Joachim
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