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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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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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