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  • One pope, two churches: Refugees, human rights and religion in Croatia and Italy.
    Giordan, Giuseppe, and Siniša Zrinš?ak, (2018)
    Social Compass 65:1: 62-78.

    In the refugee crisis arising from war in the Middle East, the Catholic Church in Croatia silently operates charities while the Italian Catholic Church also engages in advocacy for the migrants & refugees.

    Associated Search Terms: Charities; Refugees; Italy; Comparative; Catholic, Italy; Catholic, Croatia; Croatia
  • Face ŕ l’affaissement du scenario politique: Parcours de redéfinition du catholicisme en Italie.
    Abbruzzese, Salvatore (2017)
    Social Compass 64:2: 151-166.

    Traces the changes in Italian secularization--from religion vs. modernity, to compromise, to religion in modernity.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Change; Italy; Moral; Politics, Italy; Secularization
  • Religion et politique, un aller-retour entre appartenance et croyance. Gauche radicale et un groupe de "femmes monastiques" en Italie.
    Giorda, Maria Chiara (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 546-562.

    Studies a group of Women in Turin from middle class Catholic families who became extreme-left activists in the 1960s & '70s, but are now residents carrying out services for a male Catholic monastery.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, Turin; Women; Politics, Italy; Catholic, Italy; Activists
  • So far and yet so close: Emergent spirituality and the cultural influence of traditional religion among Italian youth.
    Palmisano, Stefania, and Nicola Pannofino (2017)
    Social Compass 64:1: 130-146.

    Based on survey data from Italian youths. Rather than counterposing traditional religion & alternative spiritualities they placed the latter within the framework of the hegemonic Italian Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Italy; Spirituality; Young adults
  • 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
  • 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
  • Gare ŕ l’écart! De l’importance du genre dans la religion, la spiritualité et la laďcité en Italie.
    Palmisano, Stefania, and Simone Martino (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 563-681.

    Examines Italian women's participation in the decline of religion in Italy, with their rejection of the Catholic Church's political stands on moral issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Italy; Secularization; Abortion; Divorce; Gender; Women; Politics, Italy; Catholic, Italy
  • Les ambivalences du succčs monastique. Étude de cas.
    Palmisano, Stefania (2017)
    Social Compass 64:2: 275-287.

    Based on 2011-14 field work in a monastery in Bose, Piedmont, Italy. Describes changes that accompanied economic success & social acceptance. The success is based on the charisma of the founder, which raises questions about the future.

    Associated Search Terms: Case study; Monasticism; Charisma; Italy, Piedmont
  • Religion and religions in prisons: Observations from the United States and Europe.
    Becci, Irene, and Joshua Dubler (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:2: 241-247.

    Overview of prisoners' religion in Germany, Italy, & U.S.A. by 2 ethnographers. Notes that the governments have "subcontracted" rehabilitation to religious institutions.

    Associated Search Terms: Germany; Individualism; Italy; Penology; Pluralism; Privatization; United States
  • Piccoli atei crescono. Davvero una generazione senza Dio?
    Garelli, Franco (2016)
    Bologna: Il Mulino.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Italy; Belief; Italy
  • Religious forms in secularized society: Three Catholic groups in comparison.
    Turco, Daniela (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 513-528.

    With a background of secularization, where ordinary practice is ancillary to extraordinary experiences, Catholic Action, charismatic renewal, and Catholic-affiliated scouting represent different aspects of Catholicism. Only the charismatics resist modernity.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy; Italy, Cosenza; Catholic Action; Abortion; Euthanasia; Divorce; Scouting; Catholic, Italy; Homosexuality; Moral; Belief
  • African Pentecostals in Catholic Europe. The Politics of Presence in the Twenty-First Century.
    Butticci, Annalisa (2016)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press

    Participant observation of African Pentecostal worship in Ital; in practice they parallel Catholicism in their sacramental materiality--especially that of folk Catholicism. The worship also establishes a anti-structure a term the author does not use.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Prejudice, racial; Popular Catholicism; Pentecostal, Italy; Participant observation; Minority; Material culture; Materiality; Relic; Art; Italy; Migrant; Anti-structure; Catholic, Italy; Certeau, Michel de; Competition; Experience; Folk religion; Gramsci, Antonio; African Italians
  • Church attendance and religious change in Italy, 1968-2010: A multilevel analysis of pooled datasets.
    Vezzoni, Cristiano, and Ferruccio Biolcati-Rialdi (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 100-118.

    Assembles 1968-2005 mass attendance data from Italy.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Practice; Catholic, Italy
  • The sociology of religion in Italy.
    Giordan, Giuseppe (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 294-321.

    A history.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Sociology of religion, Italy
  • Christian-Muslim couples in the Veneto region, northeastern Italy: Dealing with religious pluralism in everyday family life.
    Cerchiaro, Francesco, Stef Aupers, and Dick Houtman (2015)
    Social Compass 62:1: 43-60.

    Based on interviews & participant observation with families formed by immigrant Muslim husbands & Italian wives. Strategies for minimizing religious differences included renunciation, closeting, convesion, & spiritualization.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Islam, Italy; Italy, Veneto; Marriage
  • Religion Italian Style. Continuities and Changes in a Catholic Country.
    Garelli, Franco (2014)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Catholic, Italy
  • Fratelli e sorelle di Jerry Masslo: L'immigrazione Evangelica in Italia.
    Naso, Paolo, Alessia Passarelli, and Tamara Pispisa (2014)
    Torino: Claudiana.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, Campania; Pentecostal, Italy
  • Lybian Jews in Rome.
    Natale, Luisa, and Pia Toscano (2014)
    Studi Emigrazione 194: 296-313.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, Rome; Jewish, Italy; Libyan Italians; Migrant
  • "Paranormal science" from America to Italy: A case of cultural homogenization.
    Molle, Andrea, and Christopher Bader (2014)
    In O. Jenzen and S.R. Munt (eds.) The Ashgate Research Companion to Paranormal Cultures. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 121-138.

    Associated Search Terms: Paranormal; Diffusion; Italy
  • Second Generations on the Move in Italy
    Ricucci, Roberta (2014)
    Lanham, Maryland: Lexington.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Urban; Migrant; Italy
  • I musulmani e i loro luoghi di culto.
    Rhazzali, K. (2013)
    In Enzo Pace (ed.) Le religioni nell'Italia che cambia: mappe e bussole. Roma: Carocco, pp. 47-65.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Italy; Italy
  • Dimensioni e caratteristiche dei cattolici e del clero in Italia: un'analisi delle fonti ufficiali.
    Bonarini, F. (2013)
    Religione e Societŕ 76: 51-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Clergy; Catholic, Italy
  • Cattolici dal mondo in Italia.
    Chilese, Monica, and Giovanna Russo (2013)
    In Enzo Pace (ed.) Le religioni nell'Italia che cambia: Mappe e bussole. Roma: Carocci pp. 215-234.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Italy; Migrant
  • La costellazione delle chiese ortodosse.
    Giordan, Giuseppe (2013)
    In Enzo Pace (ed.) Le religioni nell'Italia che cambia: mappe e bussole. Roma: Carocci, pp. 13-30.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern, Italy; Italy
  • I Sikh.
    Bertolani, Barbara (2013)
    In Enzo Pace (ed.) Le religioni nell'Italia che cambia: mappe e bussole. Roma: Carocci, pp. 31-46/

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Sikh, Italy
  • Le Chiese Neopentecostali e carismatiche Africane.
    Butticci, Annalisa (2013)
    In Enzo Pace (ed.) Le religioni nell'Italia che cambia: Mappe e bussole. Roma: Carocci, pp. 85-96.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Pentecostal, Italy; Pentecostal, neo, Italy
  • 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; Politics, Italy; Historical; Italy
  • Partecipazione alla messa e cambiamento religioso in Italia (1968-2010).
    Biolcati-Rinaldi, Ferruccio, and Cristiano Vezzoni (2013)
    Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia 2013:4: 55-88.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Italy; Practice; Change
  • The Sikhs in Italy: A growing heterogeneous and plural presence.
    Bertolani, Barbara (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing Pluralism. Globalizing Belief, Localizing Gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 75-93.

    Based largely on official statistics & directories. Notes some Sikh denominations. Sikh doctrine does not distinguish among castes, but denominations form along caste lines.

    Associated Search Terms: Sikh, Italy; Caste; Generations; Italy
  • A world in motion: The plurality of Orthodox churches in Italy.
    Giordan, Giuseppe (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing Pluralism. Globalizing Belief, Localizing Gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 57-74.

    Based on official data & questionnaires sent to parishes.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern, Italy; Migration; Migrant; Italy
  • Religion and civil society in italy and in other Latin countries.
    Garelli, Franco (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 125-145.

    Catholicism in Italy has a public presence on selected issues, finding agreement even among inactive adherents. makes comparisons with other Latin southern European nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil society; Catholic, Italy; Italy; Public religion
  • Achilles and the tortoise. A society monoplized by Catholicism faced with an unexpected religious pluralism.
    Pace, Enzo (2013)
    Social Compass 60:3: 315-331.

    Descriptive data & maps of other-than-Catholic places of worship, Catholic Charismatic Renewal centers, & Catholic ministries to immigrants.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern, Italy; Sikh, Italy; Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy; Migrant; Jehovah´s Witness, Italy; Italy; Islam, Italy; Catholic, Italy; Assemblies of God, Italy; Pluralism
  • Spiritualization: Spiritual pluralization and scientists in Italy.
    Sbalchiero, Stefano (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing Pluralism. Globalizing Belief, Localizing Gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 211-231.

    Based on 2012 semi-structured questionnaire responses from Italian physicists & biologists to questions about spirituality.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Scientist; Spirituality
  • The "sectarian" church. Catholicism in Italy since John Paul II.
    Marzano, Marco (2013)
    Social Compass 60:3: 302-314.

    Records a decline of Italian Catholicism as it has been institutionalized, & the rise of lay Catholic movements, which have a individualistic character.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Individualism; Italy; Lay movements; Social movement
  • Pluralism and rituals in Italian Catholicism: The spiritual approach of Renewal in the Spirit.
    Contiero, Emanuela (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing Pluralism. Globalizing Belief, Localizing Gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 39-55.

    Based on participant observation & interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Body; Catholic, Italy; Individualism; Ritual; Spirituality; Experience; Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy; Italy
  • Liberami dal male. Una famiglia di guaritori nelle campagne astigiane.
    Berzano, Luigi, and Chiara Loschi (2013)
    Torino: Societŕ Editrice Internazionale.

    Study of three generations of a family of healers, based on interviews with those who remembered them.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Popular religion; Magic; Italy, Piedmont; Healing; Healer
  • Quel che resta dei cattolici. Inchiesta sulla crisi della Chiesa in Italia.
    Marzano, Marco (2012)
    Milano: Feltrinelli.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Catholic, Italy
  • L'islam in Italia tra fondamentalismo e islofobia.
    Macioti, Maria Immacolata (2012)
    Critica Sociologica 2012:1/2: 69-72.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Italy; Italy
  • Moschee d'Italia.
    Bombardieri, Maria (2012)
    Blogna: EMI

    Associated Search Terms: Mosque; Islam, Italy; Italy
  • Penecostali d'Italia.
    Pace, Enzo (2012)
    Religioni e Societŕ 73: 68-77.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Pentecostal, Italy
  • Verso Aquileia: la fede del Nord-est. Una religiositŕ in rapida trasformazione.
    Cstegnaro, Alessandro (2012)
    Il Regno 4: 126-136.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Italy
  • Young people's prayers between religion and spirituality in the Veneto.
    Chilese, Monica, and Emanuela Contiero (2012)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Mapping Religion and Spirituality in a Postsecular World. Religion and the Social Order 22. Leiden: Brill, pp. 117-130.

    Based on open-ended interviews about prayer with 80 young adults in and near Padua & Vicenza.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Italy, Veneto; Prayer; Youth
  • Nordest. Una societŕ in rapida trasformazione.
    Castegnaro, Alessandro (2012)
    Vicenza: Osservagtorio Socio-Religioso Triveneto.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, Northeast; Change
  • Sufi spirituality and the code of Islam in everyday practice: Findings from a qualitative study of a Sufi group in Milan.
    Sündal, Fatma (2012)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Mapping Religion and Spirituality in a Postsecular World. Religion and the Social Order 22. Leiden: Brill, pp. 181-199.

    Based on participat observation & interviews in a Jerrahi-Halveti group in Milano; focuses on a small number of converts.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Experience; Italy, Milano; Conversion; Islam, Italy; Convert; Spirituality; Sufi, Italy; Everyday life
  • Italian Catholicism and the Differentiation of Rituals: A Comparison of the Neocatechumenal Way and Renewal in the Spirit.
    Contiero, Emanuela (2012)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Mapping Religion and Spirituality in a Postsecular World. Religion and the Social Order 22. Leiden: Brill, pp. 9-25.

    Based on 50 open-ended interviews in Italy of prticipants in the Neocatechumenal Way & the Renewal in the Spirit (Catholic Pentecostal). Describes the manners of praying in the groups' masses.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Cammino neo-catecumenale (Catholic movement); Rinnovamento nello Spirito (Catholic charismatic); Ritual; Italy; Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy
  • Social customs and demographc change: The case of godparenthood in Catholic Europe.
    Alfani, Guido, Vincent Gourdon, and Agnese Vitali (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 482-504.

    Based on 2007-08 questionnaire data from university students in Italy & France. Unlike the Middle Ages, godparents have been chosen from among relatives. Demographic change is reducint the availability now of uncles & aunts as godparents.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Baptism; France; Godparent; Italy
  • Countervailing forces: Religiosity and paranormal belief in Italy.
    Bader, Christopher D., Joseph O. Baker, and Andrea Molle (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:4: 705-720.

    Analyzes 2007 U.S.A. & 1994 Italian survey data; belief in the paranormal bore a curvilinear relationship with religious practice in both nations, with the most & least religious having lower rates of belief in the paranormal.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Paranormal; United States; Religiosity; Italy
  • Gesů Cristo č il Sigore: a Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus em Itália.
    Rodrigues, Donizette, and Marcos de Araújo Silva (2012)
    Etnográfica 16:2: 387-403.

    Associated Search Terms: Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus; Italy
  • Imprisoned Religion. Transformations of Religion during and after Imprisonment in Eastern Germany.
    Becci, Irene (2012)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    Based on qualitative studies. The focus is on prisons in eastern Germany after the reunification of the country, but the volume includes comparative material from the author's prison studies in Switzerland and Italy.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Switzerland; Prisoners; Italy; Penology; Comparative; Prison chaplain; Germany
  • Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare in Egypt, Israel, Italy, and the United States.
    Davis, Nancy J., and Robert V. Robinson (2012)
    Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

    Focuses on the caring service side of religiously orthodox movements. The 4 movements under study bypass the state in their humanistic works. 2 would and 2 would not take over the state.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Social services; SHAS; Salvation Army, U.S.A.; Muslim Brotherhood; Italy; Israel; Egypt; Comunione e Liberazione; Catholic, Italy; Islam, Egypt; Social movement; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel
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