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  • Rejecting the conflict narrative: American Jewish and Muslim views on science and religion.
    Vaidyanathan, Brandon, David R. Johnson, Pamela J Prickett, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 478-496.

    Based on interviews in Orthodox Jewish, Reform Jewish, and Sunni Muslim congregations. Congregation members distance themselves from a narrative of conflict between science and religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Islam, U.S.A.; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • 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
  • From Haskalah to reinterpretation of tradition: A crisis in American Reform Judaism in the 21st century.
    Topi?, Martina (2014)
    In Gladys Ganiel, Heidemarie Winkel, and Christophe Monnot (eds.) Religion in Times of Crisis. Leiden: Brill, pp. 172-190.

    Based on Reform Jewish statements of principle; shows a gradual acceptance of Zionism.

    Associated Search Terms: Zionism; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.
  • The Israel Reform and Conservative Movements and the Market for Liberal Judaism.
    Tabory, Ephraim (2003)
    In Uzi Rebhun and Chaim I. Waxman (eds.) Jews in Israel. Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England/Brandeis University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Reform, Israel; Jewish, Conservative, Israel; Israel
  • American Rabbis in the 2000 Elections.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Anand E Sokhey (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 424: 563-576.

    Analyzes 2001 questionnaire data from U.S. rabbis.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Jewish, Reconstructionist, U.S.A.; Clergy; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Jewish, Conservative, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Better the Devil You Know…and Other Contemporary Identity Narratives: Comparing Orthodox to Reform Judaism.
    Kaufman, Debra Renee (2002)
    In D.E. Kaplan (ed.) Platforms and Prayer Books. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, pp. 221-229.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Comparative
  • A Comparative Sociology of World Religions: Virtuosos, Priests, and Popular Religion.
    Sharot, Stephen (2001)
    New York: New York University Press.

    An updating of a Weberian treatment of elite & popular religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, medieval; Confucian; Hindu; Weber, Max; Commodification; Buddhist; Historical; Reformation; Islam; State; Taiwan; Hierocracy; India; Virtuoso; Little tradition; Jewish; Big tradition; Comparative; China; Daoist; Syncretism; Popular religion; Elite
  • The Identity Dilemma of non-Orthodox Religious Movements: Reform and Conservative Judaism in Israel.
    Tabory, Ephraim (1991)
    In Zvi Sobel and Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi (eds.) Tradition, Innovation, Conflict. Jewishness and Judaism in Contemporary Israel. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 135-152.

    Based on 1978-90 interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Jewish, Reform, Israel; Jewish, Conservative, Israel; Israel
  • Beyond Yiddishkeit. The Struggle for Jewish Identity in a Reform Synagogue.
    Furman, Frida Kerner (1987)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    1978 ethnographic study in a western United States metropolis.

    Associated Search Terms: Synagogue; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Participant observation
  • Pluralism in the Jewish State: Reform and Conservative Judaism in Israel.
    Tabory, Ephraim (1986)
    In Stuart A. Cohen and Eliezar Don-Yehiya (eds.) Conflcit and Consensus in Jewish Political Life. Ramat Aviv: Bar-Ilan University Press, pp. 170-193.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Pluralism; Jewish, Conservative, Israel; Jewish, Reform, Israel
  • Sociodemographic Characteristics of Religious Groups in Canada.
    Heaton, Tim B. (1986)
    Sociological Analysis 47;1: 54-65.

    Analyzes 1981 Canadian census data; allows for a focus on smaller, often overlooked denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern, Canada; Jewish, Canada; Denomination (organizational entity); Salvation Army, Canada; Reformed, Canada; Presbyterian, Canada; United Church of Canada
  • Reform and Conservative Judaism in Israel; A Social and Religious Profile.
    Tabory, Ephraim (1983)
    American Jewish Year Book 83: 41-61.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Conservative, Israel; Jewish, Reform, Israel; Israel
  • Americans in the Israeli Reform and Conservative Denominations: Religiosity Under an Ethnic Shield?
    Tabory, Ephraim, and Bernard Lazerwitz (1983)
    Review of Religious Research 24:3: 177-187. [Also in Shlomo A. Deshen, Charles S. Liebman, and Moshe Shokeid (eds.) Israeli Judaism. The Sociology of Religion in Israel. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1995, pp. 335-345]

    Most American Israelis seek a fuller Jewish life; some Conservative & Reform are religious liberals & proud of a progressive American ethnicity.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Jewish, Reform, Israel; Ethnic; Israel; American Israelis; Jewish, Conservative, Israel
  • Ritual as Social Mirror and Agent of Cultural Change: A Case Study in Synagogue Life.
    Furman, Frida Kerner (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:3: 228-241.

    Studies a Reform synagogue where 2 rites reveal culture-wide tensions; one reflects the dominance of modern values, in conformity with the institution's commitment to modernity; the other is a counter-modern expression.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Synagogue; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Modernity
  • A Sociological Study of the Reform and Conservative Movements in Israel.
    Tabory, Ephraim (1980)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Irael.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Reform, Israel; Jewish, Conservative, Israel; Israel
  • Unorthodox Judaism.
    Mirsky, Norman B. (1978)
    Columbus: Ohio State University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.
  • A Note on Liberalism and Alienation in Jewish Life.
    Gephart, Jerry C., Michael A. Siegel, and James E. Fletcher (1974)
    Jewish Social Studies 36:3/4: 327-329.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Salt Lake City Jews; focuses on a proposed merger of Reform & Conservative congregations. Reform males were opposed.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; United States, Utah, Salt Lake City; Merger; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Jewish, Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Reform Judaism: The Origin and Evolution of a "Church Movement."
    Steinberg, Stephen (1965)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 5:1: 117-129. [Also in Charles Y. Glock (ed.) Religion in Sociological Perspective: Essays in the Empirical Study of Religion. Belmont, California: Wadsworth, 1973, pp. 221-234]

    Historical sociology of the emergence of Reform Judaism in response to the inability of Orthodoxy to adapt to modernity.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Jewish, Reform; Historical
  • A People and Its Faith: Essays on Jews and Reform Judaism in a Changing Canada.
    Rose, Albert (ed.) (1959)
    Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Reform, Canada; Canada
  • Religious Preference and Interreligious Mixtures in Marriage and Divorce in Iowa.
    Chancellor, Loren E., and Thomas P. Monahan (1955)
    American Journal of Sociology 61:3: 233-239.

    Analyzes 1953 data.

    Associated Search Terms: Reformed, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; United States, Iowa; Disciples of Christ; Methodist, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Divorce; Marriage
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