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  • The contexts of conversion among U.S. Latinos.
    Ramos, Aida I., Robert D. Woodberry, and Chistopher G. Ellison (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:2: 119-145.

    Analyzes 2006 telephone interview data from Latino Americans. Conversion were most likely in moderately Latino concentrated phone exchanges, in the West & Southwest, among ethnic Puerto Ricans & central Americans versus Mexicans, & English-dominant speakers. Assimilation is not into Anglo religious culture but into ethnic community cultures.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Language; Conversion; Regionalism; Assimilation; Latino Americans; Migration
  • Latino religious affiliation and ethnic identity.
    Calvillo, Jonathan E., and Stanley R. Bailey (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 57-78.

    analyzes 2006 telephone interview data from Latino Americans. Catholicism serves as a bridge to the ethnic homeland & positively predicts use of Spanish in the home while Protestantism reflects a break with the ethnicity & inversely predicts use of Spanish in the home.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Generations; Language; Latino Americans; Migrant; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Migration et Plurilinguisme: Parler en Langues dans les Églises Africaines en Europe.
    Fancello, Sandra (2009)
    Social Compass 56:3: 387-404.

    Based on interview data among migrants from Ghana & other nations, mostly to France & Belgium. Explores the use of Twe & other African languages, French & English, & Pentecostal "tongues."

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Migrant; African Christian, Europe; Church of Pentecost; Pentecostal, Europe; Assimilation; Glossolalia; Language
  • Les Cultes de Langues Anglaise et Française dans les Églises Protestantes de Polynésie: Intégration des 'Jeunes' ou Pluralisation Religieuse?
    Malogne-Fer, Gwendoline (2009)
    Social Compass 56:2: 249-262.

    The younger protestant Polynesian migrants in Tahiti & New Zealand do not speak Polynesian languages;is French & English worship a new mode of adherence or a step toward disaffiliation?

    Associated Search Terms: Polynesian Tahitians; Youth; Language; Tahiti; Generations; New Zealand; Polynesian New Zealanders; Migrant
  • La Sainte Ignorance. Temps de la religion sans culture./Holy Ignorance: When Religion and Culture Part Ways, tr. Ros Schwartz.
    Roy, Olivier (2008)
    Paris: Ed. du Seuil/New York: Columbia University Press, 2010.

    Secularization involves the detachment of religion from a given cuture, thereby enabling its revival in purified form.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Identity; Globalization; Ethnic; Culture; Deterritorialization; Language; Revival; Secularization; Pluralism; Fundamentalism
  • The Evangelical Church in Boston's Chinatown: A Discoruse of Language, Gender, and Identity.
    Muse, Erika A. (2005)
    New York: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Language; Gender; Chinese Americans; Identity
  • Dilemmas of Language in Immigrant Congregations: The Tie that Binds or the Tower of Babel?
    Ebaugh, Helen Rose, and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 41:4: 432-452.

    Based on ethnographies & focus groups--immigrant congregations in Houston.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Ethnic; Language; United States, Texas, Houston
  • Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations.
    Ebaugh, Helen Rose, and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (2000)
    Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira.

    After a number of Houston, Texas, case studies by various authors, Ebaugh & Chafetz synthesize the observations in thematic chapters (pp. 325-463).

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Language; Ethnic; Charities; Women; Urban; Parish; Minority; Migration; Polity
  • Citing[sighting] up: Words, sounds, and reading scripture in Jamaica.
    Pulis, John W. (1999)
    In John W. Pulis (ed.) Religion, Diaspora, and Cultural Identity: A Reaer in the Anglophone Caribbean. Amsterdam: Gordon & Breach, pp. 357-365.

    Associated Search Terms: Jamaica; Language; Sociolinguistics
  • Religious language.
    Keane, Webb (1997)
    Annual Review of Anthropology 26: 47-71.

    Associated Search Terms: Language; Sociolinguistics
  • Littérature de dévotion des Mennonites de l'est de la France.
    Enninger, Werner, and Michèle Wolff (1995)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 40/89: 95-111.

    French Mennonite literature shows a move away from linguistic separation & toward the wider French free church movement & missionary activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; France; Literature; Language; Mennonite, France
  • Up-full sounds: Language, identity, and the world-view of Rastafari.
    Pulis, John W. (1993)
    Ethnic Groups 10: 185-200.

    Associated Search Terms: Language; Sociolinguistics; Rastafarian
  • Discourse on Women in the Clerical Profession: The Diaconate and Language-Games in the Church of England.
    Aldridge, Alan (1992)
    Sociology 26:1: 45-57.

    For clergy opposed to ordaining women, deaconess ordinations confirmed a subordinate female status; for the women, it involved a discourse of criticism of their exclusion from the priesthood.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Women; Deaconess; Language game
  • The Breaking of the Image.
    Martin, David (1980)
    New York: St. Martin's Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Language
  • Religious Identity: The Non-official Languages and Minority Churches.
    Millett, David (1979)
    In Jean Leonard Elliott (ed.) Two Nations, Many Cultures: Ethnic Groups in Canada. Scarborough, Ontario: Prentice-Hall of Canada.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Language; Canada; Identity
  • Mort et langage en occident.
    Thomas, Louis-Vincent (1975)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 20/39: 45-59.

    Notes death is a linguistic constant as well as a biological reality; observes also the contemporary avoidance of discourse about death.

    Associated Search Terms: Language; Death
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