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  • Religious vs secular nationhood: "Multiple secularities" in post-Soviet Armenia.
    Burchardt, Marian, and Hovhannes Hovhannisyan (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 427-443.

    Analyzes post-Soviet Armenian history in terms of multiple secularities and cultural defense (resistance against secularization).

    Associated Search Terms: Martin, David A.; Identity, national; Nationalism; State; Security; Secularization; Pluralism; NGO; War; Integration (national); Cultural defense; Historical; Freedom of religion; Education; Boundary maintenance; Armenian Apostolic Church, Armenia; Armenia; National religions
  • Factors of Religious Violence and a Path to Peace: A Study of the 16th Century Anabaptists.
    McLaughlin, John M., III (2015)
    Unpublished M.S. Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California.

    Associated Search Terms: Isolation; Peace; Violence; Anabaptist; Charisma; Network; Historical
  • Religion and the Struggle for European Union: Confessional Culture and the Limits of Integration.
    Nelsen, Brent F., and James L. Guth (2015)
    Washington: Georgetown University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Europe; Catholic, Europe; Europe; Politics, Europe; Historical
  • Authority and Performance. Sociological Perspectives on the Council of Chalcedon (AD 431).
    Amirav, Hagit (2015)
    Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociolinguistics; Network; Impression management; Historical; Goffman, Erving; Councils; Discourse analysis
  • L’Innovation utopique et les frontiers de sa reception. Tracé sociohistorique de l’insertion missionaire en Bas-Canada après 1840, entre modernité américaine et références françaises.
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2015)
    In Giuseppe Schiavone and Daniela Martina (eds.) L'Utopia: Alla Ricerca del Senso della Storia. Scritti in Onore di Cosimo Quarta. Milano: Mimesis, pp. 65-81.

    Associated Search Terms: Stranger; Catholic, Canada; Canada, Quebec; Missions; Frontier; Historical
  • Outreach and exclusion: Jewish denominational marketing in the early 20th century.
    Ellis, Rachel (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 38-56.

    Reviews reports & publications of American Reform & Conservative Jewish denominations 1910-1955; Reform did not market itself to immigrants, Conservative did. Reform did not want to endanger its American identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Historical; Marketing; Identity; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Conservative, U.S.A.; Migration
  • Secular Faith. How Culture has Trumped Religion in American Politics.
    Smith, Mark A. (2015)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Slavery; United States; Homosexuality; Politics, U.S.A.; Feminism; Abortion; Historical
  • Le catholicisme québécos entre France et Amérique: Les missionnaires français, la modernité américaine et le redéploiement socioculurel dans l’espace public (1840-1870).
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2015)
    In Solange Lefebvre, Céline Béraud, and E.-Martin Meunier (eds.) Catholicsme et cultures: Regards croisés Québec-Fance. Québec: Presses de l'Université Laval, pp. 213-247 /Rennes, France: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, pp. 175-201.

    Role of some religious orders & congregations in creating autonomous space for modernization in Quebec; focuses on the case of he Viatorians, whose American-like educational program was autonomous from that of the classical curriculum traditionally favored by the higher clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Orders/congregations; Modernization; Education; Catholic, Canada; Clercs de Saint-Viateur; Canada, Quebec
  • Playing for God: Evangelical Women and the Unintended Consequences of Sports Ministry.
    Blazer, Annie (2015)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender role; Participant observation; Sport; Women; Gender traditionalism; Historical; Athletes; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Conversion and the historic spread of religions.
    Montgomery, Robert L. (2014)
    In Lewis A. Rambo and Charles E. Farhadian (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Religious Conversion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 164-189.

    The 3 world religions--Buddhism, Christianity, Islam--spread most effectively where conversions were volitional.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Diffusion; Historical
  • Conversion and Confucianism.
    Sun, Anna (2014)
    In Lewis A. Rambo and Charles E. Farhadian (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Religious Conversion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 538-555.

    One can become Confucian, but it is not exactly conversion; it is a matter of cultivation.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Historical; China; Confucian
  • Las radios católicas españolas. Historia, desarrollo y programación
    Santos Diez, María Teresa, and Jesús Ángel Pérez Dasilva (2014)
    Revista de Estudios Sociales 50: 140-154.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Spain; Historical; Media; Spain
  • Conversion and retention in Mormonism.
    Bryant, Seth L., Henri Gooren, Rick Phillips, and David G. Stewart, Jr. (2014)
    In Lewis A. Rambo and Charles E. Farhadian (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Religious Conversion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 756-785.

    Ending polygyny & being exposed to the non-Mormon world led to emphasizing unique practices & creating a ruling bureaucracy.

    Associated Search Terms: Proselytizing; Adaptation; Bureaucracy; Conversion; Historical; Identity; Organization; Mormon
  • La Virge et la Santa Maria. Les soeurs MIC et la plasticité des religions chinoises à l’Hôpital Général chinois de Manille (1921-1939).
    Laugrand, Frédéric (2014)
    Social Compass 61:4: 550-568.

    Catholic sisters from Canada established relationships with their Chinese immigrant patients in Manilla & converted some, but the conversions carried Chinese folk religion into the cult of the Virgin Mary.

    Associated Search Terms: Missionnaires de l'Immaculée-Conception; Syncretism; Sisters; Philippines, Manila; Missionary; Historical; Conversion; Catholic, Philippines; Chinese Filippinos
  • Red State Religion
    Wuthnow, Robert (2014)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Historical; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Kansas
  • Rough Country: How Texas Became America's Most Powerful Bible-Belt State.
    Wuthnow, Robert (2014)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; United States, Texas; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • We Shall Not Be Moved: Methodists Debate Race, Gender and Homosexuality.
    Nickell, Jane Ellen (2014)
    Eugene, Oregon: Pickwick Publications.

    Associated Search Terms: Habitus; Conflict; Historical; Race; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Women; Homosexuality
  • Pulpit and press: Denominational dynamics and the growth of religious magazines in anteellum America.
    Goldstein, Adam, and Heather A. Haveman (2013)
    American Sociological Review 78:5: 797-827.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; Historical
  • Catholiques, politique et culture. le cas italien.
    Garelli, Franco (2013)
    Social Compass 60:3: 332-347.

    Historical account of the political efforts of the Catholic Church in Italy after the end of the rule by the Christian Democrats.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Historical; Italy; Politics, Italy
  • Les utopies migrantes. Les missionnares français dans l’espace public bas-canadien, des années 1840 aux années 1870.
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2013)
    In C. Quarta (ed.) Per un manifesto della "nuova utopia." Milano: Mimesis Edizioni pp. 227-246.

    Associated Search Terms: Utopian; Historical; Missionary; Identity; Canada; Education; Migrant
  • From internal to external pluralism: The Anglican metamorphosis.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing Pluralism. Globalizing Belief, Localizing Gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 149-159.

    Traces patterns of pluralism within and among the Episcopal Church & other Anglican bodies in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Episcopal; Historical; Pluralism; Anglican Church in North America
  • The politics of religious dualism: Naim Frashëri and his elective affinity to religion in the course of 19th-century Albanian activism.
    Doja, Albert (2013)
    Social Compass 60:1: 115-133.

    Focuses on an Albanian poet.

    Associated Search Terms: Literature; Historical; Albania; Islam, Sufi, Bektashi; Islam, Albania; Nationalism
  • Evangelical perspectives on Latino immigration.
    Loach, Barbara L. (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing Pluralism. Globalizing Belief, Localizing Gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 107-124.

    Finds diverse attitudes about immigration law reform among American Evangelical leaders.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Migration; Politics, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • The rise and transformation of German political Catholicism (1848-1914) and Turkish political Islam (1970-2011).
    Altinordu, Ate? (2013)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 65, 1 Suppl., 383-408.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Turkey; Turkey; Politics, Germany; Islam, Turkey; Germany; Catholic, Germany; Comparative; Historical
  • Structure and dynamics of religious insurgency: Students and the spread of the Reformation.
    Kim, Hyojoung, and Steven Pfaff (2012)
    American Sociological Review 77:2: 18-215.

    Associated Search Terms: Reformation; Students; Historical; Change
  • Migration, utopie et résilience. Des missions de la Nouvelle-France aux missionnaires français dans l'espace public bas-canadien (1840-1870).
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2012)
    Incursions 7: 78-120.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec; Historical; Missionary; Migration
  • The Rationalization of Miracles.
    Parigi, Paolo (2012)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Account of the rationalization & formalization of the assessment of claimed miracles, in the process of canonizing saints.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Historical; Miracle; Saints; Rationalization
  • Religion and the "Public/Private" Problematic: The Three "Public" Spheres of the Lourdes Pilgrimage.
    Terado, Junko (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 345-356.

    The Lourdes pilgrimage originated as a protest identity in the face of militantly secular France & become a center for deprivatizing suffering. The author employs 3 meanings of "public."

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Secularization; Identity; Historical; France, Lourdes
  • Piety, power, and the purse: Religious economies theory and urban reform in the Holy Roman Empire.
    Pfaff, Steven, and Katie E. Corcoran (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:4: 757-776.

    Historical analysis of the 16th century Reformation in 218 cities of the Holy Roman Empire yielded mixed support for theorized demand factor & entry control hypotheses, & firm support for a hypothesis based on political incentives.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Historical; Holy Roman Empire; Market model; Reformation
  • Spirituality and Christianity: The Unfolding of a Tangled Relationship.
    Woodhead, Linda (2011)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Religion, Spirituality and Everyday Practice. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 3-21.

    Understands spirituality as a cult of interiority against Christianity, beginning in the colonial era, especially in India. Traces the dialectic with Christianity from the 19th century.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Spirituality
  • The History of Meaning.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 47-63.

    Meaning, which joins percepts diachronically & synchronically from both the scholar's perspective and that of the people under study, necessitates the union of history & sociology. This is true in the sociology of religion as in other social & historical studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Meaning; Methodology; Historical; Comparative
  • Testing the Protestant Ethic Thesis with Quantitative Historical Data: A Research Note.
    Sanderson, Stephen K., Seth Abrutyn, and Kristopher R. Proctor (2011)
    Social Forces 89:3: 905-911.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Historical
  • The Church of Scientology: A History of a New Religion.
    Urban, Hugh B. (2011)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Scientology; Historical
  • Afterword. What is History?
    Simpson, John H. (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 255-264.

    Links historical method & sociocultural evolutionary conceptualization.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social; Historical
  • Historical Observation in the Sociology of Religion: A View from Within the Communicative Networks of Two Scientific Disciplines.
    Beyer, Peter F. (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 65-79.

    Contrasts the neglect of history by the sociology of religion & neglect of the contemporary by religious studies. Sees a change occurring about 1979.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion; Historical
  • Retracing the blurred boundaries of the twentieth-century "Amish Mennonite" identity.
    Anderson, Cory (2011)
    Mennonite Quarterly Review 85:3: 361-412.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Mennonite; Historical; Anabaptist; Amish
  • L'economia dei monasteri: comparazione europea e storica.
    Jonveaux, Isabelle (2011)
    In Virginie Alnet et al., La dimensione religiosa: problemi di metodo. Quaderno 56. Trento: Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, pp. 103-112.

    Methodological difficulties in gaining access to study the closed world of monasteries, past & present.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Monasticism; Historical; Comparative; Methodology
  • Visions of the Virgin Mary. The Organizational Development of Marian Apparitional Movements.
    Bromley, David G., and Rachel S. Bobbitt (2011)
    Nova Religio 14:3: 5-41.

    Searches for features common to 14 Marian apparition movements. Notes similarities to new religious movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Marian; Social movement; Visions
  • The Avant-Garde of the Catholic Church? Catholic Student Groups at the Dominican Churches in Poznan and Krakow, Poland.
    Main, Izabella (2011)
    Social Compass 58:1: 115-132.

    University student groups in Poznan & Krakow organized by Dominican priests were progressive in nature in the post World War II & post Vatican Council II era.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Catholic, Poland; Students, undergraduate; Poland
  • Clio Goes to Church--Again: Places for History in the Sociology of Religion.
    Christiano, Kevin J. (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 9-45.

    Account of the loss of historical sensitivity in American sociology in the 20th century & assessment of the consequences of that loss.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Historical
  • India: The Politics of (Re)Conversion to Hinduism of Christian Aboriginals.
    Jaffrelot, Christophe (2011)
    In Patrick Michel and Enzo Pace (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Volume 2: Religion and Politics. Leiden: Brill, pp. 197-215.

    Historical overview of the post-independence political reaction against "non-Indian" religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, India; Conversion; Historical; Nationalism; Politics, India; India
  • Les frontiers culturelles et institutionnelles du migrant: Les insertions des viateurs français, missionnaires en Bas-Canada (1847-1874).
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2011)
    Incursions 5: 10-49.

    Associated Search Terms: Missionary; Migrant; Canada, Quebec; Catholic, Canada; Frontier; Historical
  • Challenging Merton's Protestantism-science Hypothesis: The Historical Impact of Sacerdotal Celibacy on German Science and Scholarship.
    Becker, George (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:2: 351-365.

    Clerical celibacy denied German Catholicism the presence of clergy offspring upwardly mobile into scholarship, including into the natural sciences.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Celibacy; Science; Historical; Merton, Robert K.; Germany
  • Developing a Historical Sociology of Nationalism and State Secularization in Latin America.
    Eastwood, Jonathan (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 145-177.

    Outlines a general 4-state model for nationalism causing secularization (laicization of the state) for Latin American nations. Contrasts the cases of Venezuela & Mexico as different types within the 4-state framework.

    Associated Search Terms: Laïcité; Secularization; Nationalism; Mexico; State; Historical; Venezuela; Latin America
  • Ranking Faiths: Religious Stratification in America.
    Davidson, James D., and Ralph E. Pyle (2011)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Neither extreme nor minimal religious inequality, but moderate levels, have destabilized American society & are likely to destabiize other societies.

    Associated Search Terms: Violence; State; Conflict theory; United States; Stratification; Historical
  • 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
  • Movement to Movement Transmission and the Role of Place: The Relationship between Catholic Action and Call to Action.
    Pogorelc, Anthony J. (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:4: 415-434.

    Place, in this case Chicago, is important in movement-to-movement development.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Historical; Christian Family Movement; Catholic, U.S.A.; Catholic Action; Call to Action; United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • Pluralismo religioso e diritti umani nell'era della società globale.
    Cotesta, Vittorio (2010)
    In Vittorio Cotesta, Alberto Febbrajo, Enzo Pace, and Roberto Segatori (eds.) Il pluralismo religioso tra politica, diritto e società. Soveria Mannelli, Catanzaro: Rubbettino, pp. 81-95.

    Church/state relationship as the historical setting for the emergence of the appreciation of human rights.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Human rights; State
  • Activist Religion, Empire, and the Emergence of Modern Long-distance Advocacy Networks.
    Stamatov, Peter (2010)
    American Sociological Review 75:4: 607-628.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Transnational; Historical
  • Youth and Religion in Modern China: A Sketch of Social and Political Developments.
    Yang, Fenggang (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 147-161.

    Historical account of youth-led cultural changes in 20th century China that opposed & re-vivified Chinese religion & spirituality.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; China; Historical
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