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  • Transcendence and immanence in public and private prayer.
    Stringer, Martin D. (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Linda Woodhead (eds.) A Sociology of Prayer. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 67-80.

    Intimate prayer does not necessarily imply an immanent deity. The author stresses 3 dimensions: immanence/transcendence, intimacy/distance,& intense/non-intense.

    Associated Search Terms: Transcendence/immanence; Social construction of reality; Prayer; Immanence; Communitas
  • Does religiousness increase with age? Age changes and generational differences over 35 years.
    Bengtson, Vern L., Norella M. Putney, Merril Slversten, and Susan C. Harris (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 363-379.

    Based on a Southern California panel study. Religiosity increases with age, though attendance drops in old age. For younger cohorts, spirituality becomes increasingly detached from religion & God is less transcendent & more immanent.

    Associated Search Terms: God, concept of; Life course; Practice; Age; United States, California; Panel study; Transcendence; Spirituality; Immanence; Gerontology; Generations
  • The Easternization of the West: A Thematic Account of Cultural Change in the Modern Era.
    Campbell, Colin B. (2008)
    Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm.

    Associated Search Terms: Transcendence; Immanence; Transcendence/immanence; Change
  • Immanence and Transcendence in the Religious and the Political.
    Corten, André, and Marie-Christine Doran (2007)
    Social Compass 54:4: 565-571.

    Conceptual clarification.

    Associated Search Terms: Transcendence; Sacred; Immanence
  • Religion and Ideological Support for Social Movements: The Case of Animal Rights.
    Peek, Charles W., Mark A. Konty, and Terri E. Frazier (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:3: 429-439.

    Analyzes 1993 & '94 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; belief that God is in nature & religious opposition to science predict support for animal rights, countering effects of church attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: Immanence; Practice; United States; Nature; Animal rights movement; Social movement; Science
  • Religion, Ricettizie, and the Immunity of Southern Italy to the Reformation.
    Carroll, Michael P. (1992)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 31:3: 247-260.

    Argues that the localist policy of the Southern clergy prevented a lay transcendent-oriented (vs. immanentist) religiosity; this explains resistance to both Protestant & Tridentine reforms.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, South; Organization; Clergy; Transcendence/immanence
  • The Feminization of God and the Priesting of Women.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (1992)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Twentieth-Century World Religious Movements in Neo-Weberian Perspective. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen, pp. 283-298.

    Associated Search Terms: God, image of; Immanence; Transcendence; Women
  • Immanence and Transcendence: Connecting with Personality and Personal Life.
    Swanson, Guy E. (1986)
    Sociological Analysis 47:3: 189-213.

    Overview of previous research by Swanson & by others.

    Associated Search Terms: Immanence; Socialization; Transcendence
  • Immanence and Regime in the Kingdom of Judah: A Cross-disciplinary Study of a Swansonian Hypothesis.
    Winter, J. Alan (1983)
    Sociological Analysis 44:2: 147-162.

    Belief in the immanence of a high god is hypothesized to prevail in societies whose governments are absolute monarchies transcending local interests--e.g., the Davidic dynasty.

    Associated Search Terms: Swanson, Guy E.; Hebrew; Immanence; State
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