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  • The trap of intellectual success: Robert N. Bellah, the American civil religion debate, and the sociology of knowledge.
    Bortolini, Matteo (2012)
    Theory and Society 41:2: 187-210.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; Civil religion; Bellah, Robert N.
  • L'appel du texte. Sociologie du savoir biblite.
    Lassave, Pierre (2011)
    Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes.

    Associated Search Terms: Exegete; Sociology of knowledge
  • Neuzeitliche Theodizee und funktionale Differenzierung. Eine historisch-semantische Analyse zur Wissenssoziologie der modernen Gesellschaft.
    Krauss, Sebastian W.D. (2011)
    Berliner Journal für Soziologie 21:4: 587-604.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; Theodicy; Differentiation
  • The contextualization of definitions of religion.
    Dobbelaere, Karel (2011)
    International Review of Sociology 21:1: 191-204.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; Definition of religion
  • Du système à l'interaction--La conceptualisation en sociolgie des religions et les conditions de sa production.
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2011)
    Incursions 3: 5-12.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion; Sociology of knowledge
  • American Catholics in the Protestant Imagination: Rethinking the Academic Study of Religion.
    Carroll, Michael P. (2007)
    Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Irish Americans; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Sociology of knowledge; Italian Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Cajuns; Latino Americans
  • The Illusion of Neutrality: Reflections on the Term "Popular Religion."
    Mejido, Manuel J. (2002)
    Social Compass 49:2: 295-311.

    Argues that "popular religion" is a category used for the religiosity of the dominated.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Sociology of knowledge
  • The Debate Over a Crypto-Jewish Presence in New Mexico: The Role of Ethnographic Allegory and Orientalism.
    Carroll, Michael P. (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:1: 1-19.

    Reviews the literature on the controversy among historians over the thesis that Crypto-Jews settled in 16th century New Mexico.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Jewish, U.S.A.; Sociology of knowledge; Orientalism; United States, New Mexico
  • "Start Together and Finish Together": Shifts in the Premises and Paradigms Underlying the Scientific Study of Religion.
    Beckford, James A. (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:4: 481-495.

    The sociology of religion was more integrated with general sociology early & late in the 20th century, & marginal at mid-century.

    Associated Search Terms: Marxian; Feminism; Rational choice theory; New religions; Sociology of knowledge; Sociology of religion; Globalization
  • The Sacred World of the Penitentes.
    Pulido López, Alberto (2000)
    Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.

    Focuses on the social construction of the image of the Penitentes by missionaries, media, and other non-indigenous agents.

    Associated Search Terms: Penitentes; Catholic, U.S.A.; Popular religion; Mexican Americans; United States, New Mexico; Sociology of knowledge
  • The Social Origins of Islam: Mind, Economy, Discourse
    Bamyeh, Mohammed A. (1999)
    Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

    Analyzes historical data from ancient literature & histories, beginning with pre-Islamic materials.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam; Intellectuals; Tribe; Prophet; Time; Economic; Historical; Sociology of knowledge
  • Religion and Women; Islamic Modernism Versus Fundamentalism.
    Moaddel, Mansoor (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:1: 108-130.

    Islamic modernism emerged from pluralist contexts.

    Associated Search Terms: Egypt; Islam, Egypt; Islam, Iran; India; Islam, India; Women; Sociology of knowledge; Pluralism; Iran
  • God, Spock and the New Physics: A Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Recent Changes in Theology.
    Bouma, Gary D. (1996)
    Australian Religious studies Review 9:1: 60-70.

    Associated Search Terms: Theology; Sociology of knowledge
  • Moral Codes and Social Structure in Ancient Greece. A Sociology of Greek Ethics from Homer to the Epicureans and Stoics.
    Bryant, Joseph M. (1996)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Ancient Greek religions are a fraction of the ethical systems examined in the book.

    Associated Search Terms: Greece, ancient; Sociology of knowledge
  • Alternative Knowledge Movements as Religion: An Alternative Farming Movement in Japan.
    Shimazono, Susumu (1996)
    Social Compass 43:1: 47-63.

    Communes organized around alternative knowledge as religion; case of an agricultural movement in Japan.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; New age; Japan; Agriculture; Knowledge; Commune
  • The Politics of Myth-Making: An Analysis of the Struggle for the 'Correct' Appropriation of New Orleans.
    Fandrich, Ina Johanna (1996)
    Social Compass 43:4: 613-628.

    Analyzes the construction of positive & negative images of a legendary personage.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; African Americans; Voodoo, U.S.A.; Social construction of reality; United States, Louisiana, New Orleans; Myth; Women
  • Discerning What Counts. The Function of the Adiaphora Topos in Paul's Letters.
    Jaquette, James L. (1995)
    Atlanta: Scholars Press.

    Explores St. Paul's identification of various items as indifferent, from a sociology of knowledge perspective.

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; Sociology of knowledge; Literature
  • Die pragmatische Bedeutung der Geheimnismotive im Markusevangelium. Ein wissensoziologischer Versuch.
    Theissen, Gerd (1995)
    In Hans G. Kippenberg and Guy G. Strousma (eds.) Secrecy and Concealment. Studies in the History of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Religions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 225-245.

    Associated Search Terms: Literature; Early Christian; Sociology of knowledge
  • The First Christians in their Social Worlds. Social-Scientific Approaches to New Testament Interpretation.
    Esler, Philip Francis (1994)
    London: Routledge, Inc.

    Associated Search Terms: Glossolalia; Millenarian; Early Christian; Schism; Sociology of knowledge
  • Land Tenure and the Biblical Jubilee: Uncovering Hebrew Ethics through the Sociology of Knowledge. JSOTS 155.
    Feager, Jeffrey A. (1993)
    Sheffield: JSOT.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew; Sociology of knowledge; Moral; Economic
  • The Social Imaginations of Religion: A Problem for the Sociology of Knowledge.
    Zhang, Maogui, and Lin Benxuan (1992)
    Bulletin of the Institute of Ethnology Academia Sinica 74: 95-123.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge
  • Pentecôtisme et Visions du Monde.
    Cartaxo Rolim, Francisco (1992)
    Social Compass 39:3: 401-422.

    Approaches the question of Pentecostalism in a modern society in terms of the ideology of the dominant class.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; Stratification; Pentecostal
  • Anonymity and the Rise of Universal Occasions for Religious Ritual; An Extension of the Durkheimian Theory.
    Reeves, Edward B., and Robert A. Bylund (1992)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 31:2: 113-130.

    Analyzes ethnography archives for nonindustrial societies; population density, political hierarchy, technical specialization, & monetary exchange predicted calendar vs. occasional rituals.

    Associated Search Terms: Durkheim, Émile; Time; Economic; Politics; Ritual; Sociology of knowledge
  • Making Charisma. The Social Construction of Paul's Public Image.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (1991)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction.

    Examines the posthumous transformation of St. Paul into a major Christian personage; institutionalization engendered charisma, not vice-versa.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; Institutionalization; Charisma; Early Christian
  • Power and Knowledge: A Study in the Social Development of Early Christianity.
    Green, Henry A. (1991)
    Studies in Religion/Sciences religieuses 20:2: 217-231.

    Sees the 2nd century struggle between Catholic & Agnostic Christianity as between institutionalized power & those resisting institutionalization.

    Associated Search Terms: Institutionalization; Sociology of knowledge; Power; Gnostic; Early Christian
  • Carl Mayer's Sociology of Religion and its Impact on the Rise of Modern Sociology of Knowledge.
    Gugolz, Alfred (1991)
    In Horst J. Helle (ed.), Verstehen and Pragmatism. Essays in Interpretive Sociology. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, pp. 125-144.

    Associated Search Terms: Mayer, Carl; Berger, Peter L.; Sociology of knowledge; Luckmann, Thomas
  • Matthew's Gospel and Formative Judaism: The Social World of the Matthean Community.
    Overman, J. Andrew (1990)
    Minneapolis: Fortress.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; Early Christian
  • Die Ausdifferenzierung der Religion.
    Luhmann, Niklas (1989)
    In Niklas Luhmann, Gesellschaftstruktur und Semantik: Studien zur Wissenssoziologie der modernen Gesellschaft, Vol. 3. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, pp. 259-357.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; Differentiation
  • Missionaries Go Home? A Sociological Interpretation of an African Response to Christian Missions.
    Uka, E.M. (1989)
    New York and Bern: Peter Lang.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; Missions; Africa
  • Der "okkulte" Alltag--Beschribungen und wissenssoziologische Deutungen des "New Age."
    Stenger, Horst (1989)
    Zeitschrift für Soziologie 18:2: 119-135.

    Discusses the popularity of "new age" consciousness, in the light of modernization; interprets it as a translation of relevances that impinge on the contemporary everyday lie world.

    Associated Search Terms: Everyday life; New age; Modernization; Occult; Sociology of knowledge
  • Society, the Sacred, and Scripture in Ancient Judaism: A Sociology of Knowledge.
    Lightstone, Jack N. (1988)
    Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

    Focuses on scripture reception as a reflection of society in the Hebrew & formative rabbinic eras.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish; Sociology of knowledge; Hebrew
  • Entre la Synchronie et la Diachronie, les Weltbilder Chez Quelques Théoriciens Allemands de la Sociologie.
    Bizeul, Yves (1988)
    Social Compass 35:1: 125-153.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social; Dux, Günter; Habermas, Jürgen; Sociology of knowledge; Dobert, Ranier; Critical theory
  • "Social Location of Thought" as a Heuristic Construct in New Testament Study.
    Rohrbaugh, Richard L. (1987)
    Journal for the Study of the New Testament 30: 103-119.

    Clarifies social location as "the common structural position occupied by a number of individuals in relation to a larger whole. Its specification would ideally designate the limited range of experience a position implies..

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; Sociology of knowledge
  • The Social Construction of a Religious Prophecy.
    Shepherd, Gordon (1987)
    Sociological Inquiry 57:4: 394-414.

    Based on interview data & participant observation; makes a sociology-of-knowledge interpretation of a community response to a prophecy made in a small Arkansas community.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; United States, Arkansas, Bradford; Participant observation; Prophecy
  • Connaissance et Salut.
    Lemieux, Raymond (1986)
    Gnoses d'hier et d'aujourd'hui. Cahiers de recherches en sciences de la religion 7: 19-45.

    Associated Search Terms: Knowledge; Medical
  • Sacré et connaissance. Une contribution originale de la socio-religiologie durkheimienne.
    Prades, José A. (1986)
    Gnoses d'hier et d'aujourd'hui. Les cahiers de recherches en sciences de la religion 7: 77-96.

    Associated Search Terms: Durkheim, Émile; Sacred; Sociology of knowledge
  • Protestantisme, théologie et société. Regard sociologique sur quelques évolutions théologiques dans le protestantisme français.
    Willaime, Jean-Paul (1985)
    Social Compass 32:2/3: 175-201.

    Study of post-World War II theological movements among French Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, France; France; Belief; Sociology of knowledge
  • Religion and the Sociology of Knowledge.
    Hargrove, Barbara J.W. (ed.) (1984)
    New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge
  • Concerning the Sociology of Religion.
    Scheler, Max (1984)
    In Barbara Hargrove (ed.) Religion and the Sociology of Knowledge. Modernization and Pluralism in Christian Thought and Structure. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 35-59.

    Excerpt from Die Wissensformen und die Gesellschaft (1926), English translation 1980.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge
  • In Candid Conversation: Theology and Sociology of Knowledge.
    Schmidt, Elizabeth (1984)
    In Barbara Hargrove (ed.) Religion and the Sociology of Knowledge. Modernization and Pluralism in Christian Thought and Structure. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 15-32.

    Overview of the sociology of knowledge; exploration of its implications for theology.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; Theology
  • Sociology of Knowledge and the Study of Early Christianity.
    Remus, Harold E. (1984)
    In Barbara Hargrove (ed.) Religion and the Sociology of Knowledge. Modernization and Pluralism in Christian Thought and Structure. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 99-121.

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; Sociology of knowledge
  • The Sociology of the Sociology of Religion. Deficiencies and Opportunities.
    Laeyendecker, Leo (1984)
    Social Compass 31:2/3: 157-168.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; Sociology of religion
  • Social Change and Collective Behaviour: the Revival in Eighteenth Century Ross-Shire.
    Bruce, Steve (1983)
    British Journal of Sociology 34:4: 554-572.

    Applies a non-reductive, social construction model to an Evangelical conversion movement in 19th century Ross-shire, Scotland.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Great Britain, Scotland, Ross-shire; Social movement; Social construction of reality; Sociology of knowledge; Evangelical, Great Britain
  • Popular Occultism and Critical Social Theory: Exploring Some Themes in Adorno's Critique of Astrology and the Occult.
    Nederman, Cary J., and James Wray Goulding (1982)
    Sociological Analysis 42:4: 325-332.

    Occultism fosters pseudo-individualism & stifles self-reflection; it achieves a total internalization of domination, legitimating the irrationality of industrial society with a distorted consciousness.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; Astrology; Occult; Cognitive distortion; Critical theory
  • The Sociology of Belief: Fallacy and Foundation.
    Dixon, Keith (1980)
    Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; Belief
  • The American Catholic Call for Liberty and Justice for All: An Analysis in the Sociology of Knowledge./Toward the Establishment of Liberal Catholicism in America.
    Varacalli, Joseph A. (1980)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Rutgers University. [DA 41:1 A, p. 410]/Washington: University Press of America, 1981.

    Interprets the U.S. Catholic Bicentennial, "Liberty & Justice for All," with charisma dispersion, rationalization, & the sociology of knowledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; New class; Catholic, U.S.A.; Rationalization; Charisma; Sociology of knowledge
  • Avertissements épistémologico-politiques pour une sociologie latino-américaine des religions.
    Maduro, Otto (1979)
    Social Compass 26:2/3: 179-194.

    Associated Search Terms: Latin America; Sociology of knowledge
  • Velikovsky and the Infrastructure of Science: The Metaphysics of a Close Encounter.
    McAulay, Robert (1978)
    Theory and Society 6:3: 313-342.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Sociology of knowledge
  • Religionssoziologie als Wissenssoziologie.
    Fischer, Wolfram, and Wolfgang Marhold (1978)
    In Wolfram Fischer and Wolfgang Marhold, Religionssoziologie als Wissensoziologie. Stuttgart: Kohnhammer, pp. 7020.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge
  • Zur Konstitutionsanalyse religiöser Phänomene. Kontingenz und Konsistenz der Lebenswelt.
    Mörth, Ingo (1978)
    In Wolfram Fischer and Wolfgang Marhold (eds.) Religionssoziologie als Wissenssoziologie. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, pp. 21-37.

    Associated Search Terms: Social construction of reality; Phenomenology; Sociology of knowledge
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