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  • Race, religion, and anti-poverty policy attitudes.
    Brown, Ronald E.; R. Khari Brown; Davin Phoenix; and James S. Jackson (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 308-323.

    Analyzes the non-Latino white, Latino, & African American subsamples of 2008 National (U.S.A.) Politics Study data. Because the non-Latino white subsample had greater variance in support for aid to the poor, homilies on the subject had greater effect on them than on others.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Race; African Americans; Ethnic; Homily; Latino Americans; Minority; Politics, U.S.A.; Poverty
  • "I was a Muslim, but now I am a Christian": Preaching, legitimation, and identity management in a southern Evangelical church.
    Marti, Gerardo (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 250-270.

    Based on 2012-13 participant observation in a Charlotte Evangelical church. Case study of a convert immigrant pastor who contends with his minority status through his homilies.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Discourse; Race; Participant observation; Legitimation; Homily; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Case study; United States, North Carolina, Charlotte
  • Are Pastors the Cause of the Loss of Church Membership?
    Wulff, Keith M. (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:1: 1-7.

    Pointless & conservative sermons lose members for denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Homily; Membership
  • Religion, Political Discourse, and Activism among Varying Racial/Ethnic Groups in America.
    Brown, R. Khari (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:3: 301-322.

    Analyzes 2004 interview data from American adults in locales with significant numbers of Asian American, white, Latino, & Afro-Caribbean people. Clergy political enocuragement was influential in African American & Latino congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Homily; Activism; Politics, U.S.A.; African Americans; Latino Americans
  • Wake Up, Lazarus! On Catholic Renewal (2 vols.).
    Hegy, Pierre (2011)
    Bloomington, Indiana: iUniverse.

    Reviews survey & historical data on American Catholicism, & adds observation of Catholic parishes and an Evangelical congregation. Volume II (2013) includes analyses of homilies from the U.S. & Guatemala.

    Associated Search Terms: Guatemala; Content analysis; Catholic, Guatemala; Liminality; Homily; Communitas; Consumerism; Spirituality; Secularization; Catholic, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Ecclesiola; Pastoral sociology
  • Sunday celluloids: Visual media and Protestant boundaries with secular culture.
    Draper, Scott, and Jerry Z. Park (2010)
    Sociological Spectrum 30:4: 433-458.

    Content analysis of homily references to cinema; compares Evangelical with mainline Protestant.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Homily; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Content analysis; Boundary maintenance
  • How Q'eqchi'-Maya Catholics become legitimate interpreters of the Bible. Two models of religious authority in sermons.
    Hoenes del Pinal, Eric (2009)
    In James S. Bielo (ed.) The Social Life of Scriptures. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Biblicism. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 80-99.

    Contrasts processes by which official Catholic catechists & charismatics gain legitimacy as preachers.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, Guatemala; Catholic, Guatemala; Catechist; Base communities; Legitimation; Mayan; Homily
  • Public Worship and Public Engagement: Pastoral Cues within the Context of Worship Services.
    Smidt, Corwin E., and Brian Schaap (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 50:4: 441-462.

    Based on a survey of clergy of the Christian Reformed Church and the Reformed Church in America.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Homily; Christian Reformed Church; Politics, U.S.A.; Reformed Church in America
  • Choosing Constituent Cues. Reference group Influence on Clergy Political Speech.
    Calfano, Brian Robert (2009)
    Social Science Quarterly 90:1: 88-102.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Clergy; Reference group; Homily; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Defending the Faith: Easter Sermon Reaction to Pop Culture Discourses.
    Haskell, David Millard, Kenneth Paradis, and Stephanie Burgoyne (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 50:2: 139-156.

    Examines English-language Easter sermons in southwestern Ontario when books about Jesus were in the popular media.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Ontario; Homily; Popular culture
  • A Problem of Presence: Beyond Scripture in an African Church.
    Engelke, Matthew (2007)
    Berkeley; University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Masowe weChishanu; Homily; Prophecy; Africanist; Zimbabwe
  • The Ethical Soundscape: Cassette Sermons and Islamic Counterpublics.
    Hirschkind, Charles (2006)
    New York: Columbia University Press.

    Based on sermons available on cassette in Cairo, Egypt.

    Associated Search Terms: Homily; Islam, Egypt; Media; Egypt, Cairo
  • Text and performance in an African church: The book, "live and direct."
    Engelke, Matthew (2004)
    American Ethnologist 31: 76-91.

    Prophets in the church denigrate the role of religious text by working to create a “live and direct” connection to God through their sermons.

    Associated Search Terms: Masowe weChishanu; Homily; Prophecy; Africanist; Zimbabwe
  • The Phenomenology of Religious Serpent Handling: A Rationale and Thematic Study of Extemporaneous Sermons.
    Williamson, W. Paul, and Howard R. Pollio (1999)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 38:2: 203-218.

    Analyzes homily texts from the serpent handler sector of the Holiness tradition.

    Associated Search Terms: Homily; Serpent handling; Holiness, U.S.A.
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