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

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec; Feast; Identity, national; Migration; Politics, Canada; Prejudice, anti-religious; Secularization
  • 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: Identity; Jewish, U.S.A.; Gender traditionalism; United States, New York; Gender; Denomination (organizational entity); Family
  • 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: Civil religion; Political religion; Cultural religion; Boulard, Fernand; Catholic, France; LeBras, Gabriel; France; Vicarious religion; Davie, Grace; Turcotte, Paul André; Demerath, Nicholas Jay III; Bellah, Robert N.; Identity
  • 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
  • A more perfect union? Christian nationalism and support for same-sex unions.
    Whitehead, Adnrew L., and Samuel L. Perry (2015)
    Sociological Perspectives 58:3: 422-440.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Identity; Homosexuality; Marriage
  • 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: Identity; Sociology of religion; Education
  • 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: Racial attitudes; Christian Identity; Prejudice, racial; Marriage
  • 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: Identity; Social movement; Nicaragua; Frame analysis; Discourse; Content analysis; Revolution
  • 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: Turkey; State; Secularism; Pluralism; Justice; India; Identity, national
  • Going to extremes: Stereotypes, constitutional violations, and supprot for religious elites.
    Calfano, Brian Robert, and Paul A. Djupe (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and Political Tolerance in America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 200-210.

    Associated Search Terms: Stereotype; Extremism; Identity; Politics, U.S.A.; Tolerance
  • 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: Prejudice, religious; Rural; Minority; Jewish, Karaite, Israel; Israel; Identity; Discrimination; Story telling
  • 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
  • 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: Islam, U.S.A.; Great Britain; Pluralism; United States; Comparative; Assimilation; Identity, national; Islam, Great Britain
  • 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: Catholic, U.S.A.; Identity; Mexican Americans; Participant observation; Culture; United States, California, Fresno
  • 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: Gender traditionalism; Assimilation; Netherlands; Turkish Dutch; Education; Moroccan Dutch; Generations; Identity; Islam, Netherlands; Women; Clothing
  • 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
  • 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: Catholic; Democracy; Identity, national; Islam
  • 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: Ethnic; Identity, national; State; Caucasus
  • Religion and Immigration. Migrant Faiths in North America and Western Europe.
    Kivisto, Peter (2014)
    Indianapolis, Indiana: Polity.

    Associated Search Terms: Migration; Identity; Migrant; State; Transnational
  • 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: Kenya, Nairobi; Conversion; Identity; Migration; Mobility (geographical)
  • 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: Generations; Buddhist, Tibetan, Switzerland; Identity; Tibetan Swiss
  • "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: Zen, Argentina; Identity; Conversion; Argentina; Buddhist, 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: Israeli Europeans; Assimilation; Comparative; Identity; Migrant; Ethnic; Israeli Americans
  • 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
  • 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; Identity; Brazil, São Paulo, São Paulo
  • 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: Identity; Orders/congregations; Catholic, U.S.A.; Sisters
  • Religion, homosexuality, and contested social orders in the Netherlands, the western Balkans, and Sweden.
    Berg, Mariecke van der, 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: Nationalism; Serbia; Serbian Orthodox, Serbia; Sweden; Montenegro; Islam, Bosnia; Identity, national; Homosexuality; Croatia; Comparative; Netherlands; Bosnia; Catholic, Croatia
  • Atheist Awakening: Secular Activism & Community in America.
    Cimino, Richard, and Christopher Smith (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press

    Based on participant observation in atheist meetings & events, on interviews, surveys, & content analyses of literature & websites. Awakened atheism & religious activism dialectically need each other.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Participant observation; Minority; Dialectic; Content analysis; Atheist, U.S.A.; Media; Schism; Secular humanism; Social movement; Identity; Internet
  • Religion and Power. No Logos without Mythos.
    Martin, David (2014)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    A collection of essays, having power & religion as a theme. Criticizes the privatization & rationalization versions of the secularization thesis. Focus on differentiation &the relationship of religion to power. Presupposes a functionalist definition of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Ukraine; Violence; Symbol; Spain; Secularization; Secularism; Rationalization; Privatization; Power; Politics; Poland; Definition of religion; Voluntarism; Charisma; Peace/war; Comparative; Differentiation; Great Britain; Great Britain, London; Identity, national; Individualism; Lithuania; Nationalism; Axial age
  • Acknowledging a global shift: A primer for thinking aobut religion in consumer societies.
    Gauthier, François, Tuomas Martikainen, and Linda Wodhead (2013)
    Implicit Religion 16:3:261-276.

    Religion in consumer societies is less identified with organized religion & worldviews, one among many personal identities, & may be dedifferentiated from other aspects of society.

    Associated Search Terms: Consumerism; Identity
  • Religious Change and Indigenous Peoples: The Making of Religious Identities.
    Onnudottir, Helena, Adam Possamai, and Bryan S. Turner (2013)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Identity
  • Hijab, visibility and the performance of identity.
    Hopkins, Nick, and Ronni Michelle Greenwood (2013)
    European Journal of Social Psychology 43:5: 438-447.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam; Identity
  • The Construction of Muslim Identities in Contemporary Brazil
    Castro,Cristina Maria de (2013)
    Lanham, Maryland: Lexington.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Identity; Islam, Brazil
  • From the outside in: Crossing boundaries to build collective identity in the new atheist movement.
    Guenther, Katja M., Kerry Mulligan, and Cameron Papp. (2013)
    Social Problems 60:4: 457-475.

    Associated Search Terms: Boundary maintenance; Atheist; Identity
  • Religiöse Identität und Wertbindungen von Jugendlichen in Deutschland.
    Gärtner, Christel (2013)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 65, 1 Suppl., 211-233.

    Associated Search Terms: Values; Germany; Identity; Youth
  • Catholicisme et identité nationale au Québec (1950-2010).
    Meunier, É. Martin (2013)
    In Y. Tranvouez (ed.) La décompostion des chrétientés occidentales, 1950-2010. Brest: CRBC-UVO, pp. 239-260.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity, national; Catholic, Canada; Canada, Quebec
  • Reconsidering Heathenry: The Construction of an Ethnic Folkway as Religio-ethnic Identity.
    Snook, Jennifer S. (2013)
    Nova Religio 16:3: 52-76.

    Based on 2002-05 participant observation in Heathenry gatherings in a Rockey Mountain city. Not all Heathens took race or ancestry into account in their collectivity identity, but many did.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Heathenry; Identity; Race; Racism
  • From standardised offer to consumer adaptation: Challenges to the Church of Sweden's identity.
    Pettersson, Per (2013)
    In François Gauthier and T. Martikainen (eds.) Religion in Consumer Culture. Surrey: Ashgate, pp. 43-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Lutheran, Sweden; Adaptation; Consumerism; Sweden
  • 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
  • Young American Muslims: Dynamics of Identity.
    Kabir, Nahid Afrose (2013)
    New York: Columbia University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Young adults; Islam, U.S.A.
  • Religious and Sexual Identities. A Multi-Faith Exploration of Young Adults.
    Yip, Andrew K.T., and Sarah-Jane Page (2013)
    Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Great Britain; Young adults; Sex
  • Creating a godless community: The collective identity work of contemporary American atheists.
    Smith, Jesse M. (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:1: 80-99.

    Based on interviews & participant observation in 7 American atheist organizations.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Identity; Participant observation; Activism; Atheist, U.S.A.; Stigma
  • Religious population share and religious identity salience: Is Jewish identity more important to Jews in less Jewish areas?
    Alper, Becka A., and Daniel V.A. Olson (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:1: 82-106.

    Analyzes 2001 National Jewish Population Survey (US.A.) data; Jewish identity is stronger in highly Jewish areas but weaker in such area when statistical controls are introduced. People of Jewish origin who no longer idntify as Jews tend to live in less jewish areas.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Jewish, U.S.A.; Community; Assimilation; Salience
  • The (Dis)similarity of a minority religion to its broader religious context: The case of American Jews.
    Hartman, Harriet (2013)
    Review of Religious Reseach 55:3:459-490.

    Analyzes data supplied from 2000-01 Jewish American survey data. Individual factors were more important than contextual factors in predicting strong Jewish identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Contextual effects; Identity; Levels of inclusiveness
  • Assessing the denominational identity of American Evangelical colleges and universities, part III: The student experience.
    Davignon, Phil, Perry L. Glanzer, and P. Jesse Rine (2013)
    Christian Higher Education. 12(5): 315-30.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Identity; Education; Students, undergraduate; University
  • Assessing the Denominational Identity of American Evangelical Colleges and Universities, Part II: Faculty Perspectives and Practices.
    Rine, P. Jesse, Perry L. Glanzer, and Phil Davignon (2013)
    Christian Higher Education. 12(4): 243-65.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; University; Professor; Education; Identity
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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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