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  • Fixity and flux: A critique of competing approaches to researching contempoary Jewish identity.
    Samson, Maxim G.M., Robert M. Vanderbeck, and Nichola Wood (2018)
    Social Compass 65:1: 97-113.

    Jewish identity is often treated as a product for educational providers to pass to younger people. The authors argue for recognizing he mutual changes on Jewish & personal identities.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Jewish
  • "In the Lord's Hands": Divine healing and embodiment in a fundamentalist Christian church.
    Glassman, Lindsay W. (2018)
    Sociology of Religion 79:1: 35-57.

    2014-17 participant observation study of an urban fundamentalist Christian community that rejects modern medicine. The rejection serves as an expression of their faith identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Body; Medical; Participant observation; Identity
  • A Catholic Science? Italian Scientists Construct Religious Identity During Religious Shifts.
    Ecklund, Elaine Howard, and Di Di (2017)
    Philosophy, Theology, and the Sciences 4:1:94-114.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Scientist; Italy; Change
  • How religious identity shapes survey responses.
    Brenner, Philip S. (2017)
    In Roger Finke and Christopher D. Bader (eds.) Faithful Measures. New Methods in the Measurement of Religion. New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Survey; Methods; Identity
  • Emerging, emergent, emergence: Boundary maintenance, definition construction, and legitimation strategies in the establishment of a post-Evangelical subculture.
    Cooper, Travis Warren (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:2: 398-417.

    Examines texts related to the identification & positive/negative typifications of the Emerging Church movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Emerging church; Identity; Douglas, Mary; Discourse
  • The politics of religious heritage: Framing claims to religion as culture in Spain.
    Astor, Avi, Marian Burchardt, and Mar Griera (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 126-142.

    Religious & political actors frame religion as heritage in order to legitimate institutional, symbolic, & ceremonial privileges enjoyed by the established Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity, national; Catholic, Spain; Spain; Pluralism; State
  • Identity change among ethno-religious boder crossers: The case of the fomer Amish.
    Faulkner, Caroline L. (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:4: 447-470.

    Based on 2012-14 interviews with 59 former Amish. While those who left the Amish no longer define themselves as religiously Amish, they do not abandon their Amish identity entirely. Makes comparisons with the literature on ex-Ultra-Orthodox Jews.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Amish; Apostate; Comparative; Jewish, Ultraorthodox
  • "I'm gay and I'm Catholic": Negotiating two complex identities at a Catholic University.
    Wedow, Robee, Landon Schnabel, Lindsey K.D. Wedow, and Mary Ellen Konieczny (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:3: 289-317.

    Based on 2010-2011 interview data at a selective Catholic university in the U.S.A. Develops a typology grounded in the data.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Catholic; Homosexuality; Students, undergraduate; Grounded theory
  • Recalling modernity: How nationalist memories shape religious diversity in Quebec and Catalonia
    Burchardt, Marian (2017)
    Nations and Nationalism 23:3: 599-619.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Identity, national; Spain, Catalonia; Nationalism; National religions; Canada, Quebec
  • Female Muslim subjectivity in the secular public sphere: Hijab and ritual prayer as "technologies of the self."
    Topal, Semiha (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 582-596.

    Based on 20 interviews in Turkey. Analyzes practices as "technologies of the self" as described by Foucault, which form, rather than merely express, an identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Foucault, Michel; Islam, Turkey; Women; Turkey; Self; Clothing; Identity; Practice
  • Hybrid Muslim identities in digital space: the Italian blog Yalla.
    Evolvi, Giulia (2017)
    Social Compass 64:2: 220-232.

    2nd generation Muslim Italian youth adapt to Italian society in their Yalla blogs rather than remain marginal.

    Associated Search Terms: Internet; Identity; Islam, Italy; Youth; Adaptation; Italy; Generations
  • Collective identity and movement solidarity among religious left activists in the U.S.
    Olson, Laura R. (2017)
    In Ruth Braunstein, Todd Nicholas Fuist, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.) Religion and Progressive Activism. New Stories about Faith and Politics. New York: New York University Press, pp. 97-114.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from conservative & progressive religio-political activists. Progressives identified less with progressive movements per se.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberal/conservative; Politics, U.S.A.; Comparative; Activists; Identity; Social movement
  • Cultural challenges for mainline Protestant political progressives.
    Lichterman, Paul, and Rhys H. Williams (2017)
    In Ruth Braunstein, Todd Nicholas Fuist, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.) Religion and Progressive Activism. New Stories about Faith and Politics. New York: New York University Press, pp. 117-137.

    Mainline Protestants have multiple identities; religion, rather than citizen, is often not salient to economic or social issues. They are less likely to put their faith forward. Rhetoric predisposes non-conservatives to dismiss religious moral appeals, even if from progressives.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant (mainline), U.S.A..; Culture; Identity; Politics, U.S.A.
  • "A part of who I am": Material objects as "plot devices" in the formation of religious selves.
    Winchester, Daniel (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 83-103.

    Based on participant observation in 3 Orthodox churches in Minneapolis/St. Paul. Focuses on the use of material objects, especially icons, in the identity narratives of converts.

    Associated Search Terms: Icon; United States, Minnesota, Minneapolis; Self; Participant observation; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Identity; Art; Material culture
  • A faith for all? Boundaries of religion and ethnicity among Sikhs.
    Khalsa, Simranjit (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:3: 340-362.

    Based on interviews in an ethnic Indian & in a non-ethnic convert community of Sikhs in a southern U.S.A. city. The convert community practiced yoga, their men wearing turbans over uncut hair, & followed a guru-like leader. Such practices as yoga & turbans breaks from the Indian identity of Sikhs.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Ethnic; Convert; Denomination (organizational entity); Identity; Indian Americans; Yoga, U.S.A.; Sikh, U.S.A.; Practice
  • "It just always seemed like it wasn't a big deal, yet I know for some people they really struggle with it": LGBT religious identities in context.
    Fuist, Todd Nicholas (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 770-786.

    Based on interviews & participant observation in 3 LGBT-identified congregations in the U.S.A. Some interviewees felt a need to reconcile dissonant components of the self-concept, some did not.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Participant observation; Homosexuality; Self concept
  • Beheading the Saint: Nationalism, Religion and Secularism in Quebec.
    Zubrzycki, Geneviève (2016)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Canada, Quebec; Feast; Identity, national; Migration; Politics, Canada; Prejudice, anti-religious
  • Gender differences in American Jewish identity: Testing the power control theory explanation.
    Hartman, Harriet (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:3: 407-431.

    Analyzes 2011 New York Jewish Community Survey data. Denominations where family power is typically asymmetrical do not have greater differences by gender in levels of Jewish identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Family; Gender; United States, New York; Gender traditionalism; Identity; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • What "cultural religion" says about secularization and national identity: A neglected religio-political configuration.
    Laniel, Jean-François (2016)
    Social Compass 63:3: 372-388.

    Between secularity and religious institutions having authority over society, there is cultural religion, which is prevalent in the West. Focuses on the example of France & other nations.

    Associated Search Terms: LeBras, Gabriel; Boulard, Fernand; Bellah, Robert N.; Demerath, Nicholas Jay III; Turcotte, Paul André; Davie, Grace; Civil religion; Vicarious religion; Catholic, France; France; Political religion; Identity; Cultural religion
  • 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: NGO; National religions; Cultural defense; War; State; Security; Pluralism; Nationalism; Armenian Apostolic Church, Armenia; Armenia; Secularization; Martin, David A.; Boundary maintenance; Education; Identity, national; Integration (national); Historical; Freedom of religion
  • A more perfect union? Christian nationalism and support for same-sex unions.
    Whitehead, Andrew L., and Samuel L. Perry (2015)
    Sociological Perspectives 58:3: 422-440.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Identity; Marriage; Homosexuality
  • Religious socialization and teaching sociology. Academic theories and practices.
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2015)
    Italian Journal of Sociology of Education 7:3: 167-186.

    Role & character of the university teaching of the sociology of religion, from an international perspective.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion; Education; Identity
  • American Heathens: The Politics of Identity in a Pagan Religious Movement.
    Snook, Jennifer S. (2015)
    Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Pagan, U.S.A.; Identity
  • Chrisian nationalism and white racial boundaries: Examining whites' opposition to interracial marriage.
    Perry, Samuel L., and Andrew L. Whitehead (2015)
    Ethnic and Racial Sudies 38:10: 1671-1689.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Identity; Marriage; Racial attitudes; Prejudice, racial
  • Echoes from the margin: Responses to the Pope's statements on homosexuality in Bosnia & Herzegovina and Sweden.
    Van den Berg, Mariecke, and Zlatiborka Popov Mom?inovi? (2015)
    In Srdjan Sremac and R. Ruard Ganzevoort (eds.) Religious and Sexual Nationalisms in Central and Eastern Europe. Gods, Gays and Govrnments. Leiden: Brill, pp. 93-112.

    Compares responses toward papal statements on homosexuality in 2 non-Catholic nations, one where national identity is based on traditionalism & the other on liberalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Bosnia; Comparative; Homosexuality; Identity, national; Sweden
  • Religion and revolutionary we-ness: Religious discourse, speech acts, and collective identity in prerevolutionary Nicaragua.
    Reed, Jean-Pierre, and Sarah Pitcher (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 477-500.

    Based on a content analysis of The Gospel in Solentiname, vol. 1, a work by Ernesto Cardenal.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Discourse; Frame analysis; Identity; Nicaragua; Revolution; Social movement
  • Interventionist secularism: A comparative analysis of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (1923-1928) and the Indian Constituent Assembly (1946-1949) debates.
    Madra, Aysel (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 222-241.

    Modern Turkish government limits religion in order to fashion unity while the Indian government promotes reforms for purposes of equality & justice.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity, national; Turkey; State; Secularism; Pluralism; Justice; India
  • Going to extremes: Stereotypes, constitutional violations, and support for religious elites.
    Calfano, Brian Robert, and Paul A. Djupe (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and political tolerance in America: Advances in the state of the art. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 200-210.

    Associated Search Terms: Stereotype; Tolerance; Politics, U.S.A.; Extremism; Identity
  • Karaite stories: Narrating subjectivity in a marginal moshav.
    Cicurel, Inbal Ester (2015)
    Contemporary Jewry 35:3: 263-284.

    Based on interviews with Karaites from a smallholder cooperative village in Israel. Examines contemporary stories about hostility toward a Jewish denomination that separated from Rabbani Judaism in late antiquity.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; Story telling; Prejudice, religious; Minority; Jewish, Karaite, Israel; Israel; Identity; Discrimination
  • 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; Marketing; Migration; Historical; Identity; Jewish, Conservative, U.S.A.; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.
  • Religious pluralism in the United States and Britain: Its implications for Muslims and nationhood.
    Meer, Nasar, and Tariq Modood (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 526-540.

    The U.K. is assimilating Muslims as successfully as the U.S.A., even though it has an established Christian church.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Islam, U.S.A.; Islam, Great Britain; Identity, national; Great Britain; Assimilation; Pluralism; Comparative
  • Open Your Heart. Religion and Cultural Poetics of Greater Mexico.
    Sandell, David P. (2015)
    Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Culture; United States, California, Fresno; Participant observation; Mexican Americans; Identity; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Understanding the veiling of Muslim women in the Netherlands.
    Brünig, Bianca, and Fenella Fleischmann (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 20-37.

    Analyzes 2006-07 interview data from ethnic Turkish & Moroccan women in the Netherlands about veiling. Strong Muslim identity & gender traditionalism positively predict veiling. Educational attainment & contact with Dutch negatively predict it, but highly educated women who were also highly religious were more likely to veil.

    Associated Search Terms: Turkish Dutch; Education; Women; Generations; Netherlands; Moroccan Dutch; Islam, Netherlands; Clothing; Gender traditionalism; Identity; Assimilation
  • Religion, homosexuality and nationalism in the western Balkans: The role of religious institutions in defining the nation.
    Trošt, Tamara Pavasovi?, and Koen Slootmaeckers (2015)
    In Srdjan Sremac and R. Ruard Ganzevoort (eds.) Religious and Sexual Nationalisms in Central and Eastern Europe. Gods, Gays and Govrnments. Leiden: Brill, pp. 154-180.

    Surveys the relationship between religious institutions, nationalism, & opposition to homosexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Croatia; Croatia; Homosexuality; Identity, national; Islam, Bosnia; Montenegro; Nationalism; Prejudice, anti-homosexual; Serbia; Serbian Orthodox, Serbia; Serbian Orthodox, Montenegro; Bosnia
  • Expressing religious idenities in the workplace: Analyzing a neglected diversity dimension.
    Gebert, Diether, Sabine Boerner, Eric Kearney, James E. King, Jr., K. Zhang, and Lynda Jiwen Song. (2014)
    Human Relations 67:5: 543-563.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Conflict; Discrimination
  • The political downside of dual identity: Group identifications and religious political mobilization of Muslim minorities.
    Martinovic, Borja, and Maykel Verkuyten (2014)
    British Journal of Social Psychology 53:4: 711-730.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Politics; Islam
  • Youth on Religion: The development, negotiation and impact of faith and non-faith identity.
    Madge, Nicola, Peter Hemming, and Kevin Stenson (2014)
    London: Routledge.

    An international study.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Youth; Globalization
  • Religion and Democratization: Framing Religious and Political Identies in Muslim and Catholic Societies.
    Driessen, Michael D. (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Catholic; Identity, national; Islam
  • What makes Muslims feel French?
    Maxwell, Rahsaan, and Erik Bleich (2014)
    Social Forces 93:1: 155-179.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity, national; France; Islam, France
  • Ethnicity, nation and religion: Current debates and the south Caucasus religion.
    Agadjanian, Alexander (2014)
    In Alexander Agadjanian, Ansgar Jödicke, and Evert van der Zweerde (eds.) Religion, Nation and Democracy in the South Caucasus. New York: Routledge, pp. 22-37.

    Associated Search Terms: Caucasus; State; Ethnic; Identity, national
  • Religion and Immigration. Migrant Faiths in North America and Western Europe.
    Kivisto, Peter (2014)
    Indianapolis, Indiana: Polity.

    Associated Search Terms: Migration; State; Transnational; Migrant; Identity
  • Religious Identity and Mobility in Nairobi: A "Religious Repertoire" Approach.
    Gez, Yonatan N. (2014)
    Unpublsihed Ph.D. dissertation, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva.

    Associated Search Terms: Mobility (geographical); Conversion; Kenya, Nairobi; Identity; Migration
  • Die zweite Generation der Tibeter in der Schweiz: Identitätsaushandlungen und Formen buddhistischer Religiosität.
    Schlieter, Jens, Marietta Kind, and Tina Laurer (2014)
    Zurich: Seismo.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Tibetan, Switzerland; Tibetan Swiss; Identity; Generations
  • "A brotherhood of believers": Religious identity and boundary work in a Christian fraternity.
    Gurrentz, Benjamin T. (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:1: 113-135.

    Based on participant observation & interviews in a Christian fraternity at a southeast U.S. university.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Boundary maintenance; Education; Identity
  • Conversión e identidad en el budismo zen argentno. Un enfoque etnográfico.
    Carini, Catón (2014)
    Revista cultura y religión 8:2: 247-264.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Argentina; Conversion; Identity; Argentina; Zen, Argentina
  • Immigrant acculturation and transnationalism: Israelis in the United States and Europe compared.
    Rebhun, Uzi (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 613-635.

    Analyzes 2009-10 web-page survey data from Israeli emigrants. Integration into a new society enhances religio-ethnic identity, & in the U.S.A. religious practice.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Israeli Europeans; Israeli Americans; Identity; Assimilation; Ethnic; Comparative
  • 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: Mormon; Organization; Proselytizing; Identity; Adaptation; Bureaucracy; Conversion; Historical
  • A construção de identidades muçulmanas: um enfoque comparative enre duas comunidades paulistas.
    Castro,Cristina Maria de (2014)
    DADOS--Revista de Ciências Sociais 57:4: 1043-1076.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Brazil; Brazil, São Paulo, São Paulo; Identity
  • New Generations of Catholic Sisters. The Challenge of Diversity.
    Johnson, Mary, Patricia Wittberg, and Mary L. Gautier (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press

    Based on a 1999 survey of women who entered U.S.A. religious communities in 1965-85 who stayed, & a 2009 survey of women who entered 1993-2008 who stayed.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Identity; Orders/congregations; Sisters
  • Religion, homosexuality, and contested social orders in the Netherlands, the western Balkans, and Sweden.
    Van den Berg, Mariecke, David J. Bos, Marco Derks, R. Ruard Ganzevoort, Miloš Jovanovi?, Anne-Marie Korte, and Srdjan Sremac (2014)
    In Gladys Ganiel, Heidemarie Winkel, and Christophe Monnot (eds.) Religion in times of crisis. Leiden: Brill, pp. 116-134.

    Religion is the "other" in the Netherlands, LGBT is the "other" in the western Balkans. In Sweden, an Evangelical pastor who tested a hate speech law was supported generally in the exercise of his free speech but much vilified for his views. Stances toward religion & homosexuality serve as national identity markers.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity, national; Bosnia; Catholic, Croatia; Comparative; Homosexuality; Islam, Bosnia; Montenegro; Nationalism; Netherlands; Serbia; Serbian Orthodox, Serbia; Sweden; Croatia
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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