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  • Liminal practice: Pierre Bourdieu, madness, and religion.
    Willey, Robin D. (2016)
    Social Compass 63:1: 125-141.

    The concept of "liminal" religious fields helps account for the non-rational sacred aspects of social life will maintaining the explanatory power of Bourdieu's theoretical framework.

    Associated Search Terms: Liminality; Turner, Victor; Bourdieu, Pierre
  • La liminalidad revisitada: ciclos y sucesiones en El Cajón.
    Martínez, Bárbara (2014)
    Sociedad y Religión 24/42: 12-33.

    Associated Search Terms: Argentina, Catamarca, El Cajón; Death; Funeral; Liminality
  • Wake Up, Lazarus! On Catholic Renewal (2 vols.).
    Hegy, Pierre (2011)
    Bloomington, Indiana: iUniverse.

    Reviews survey & historical data on American Catholicism, & adds observation of Catholic parishes and an Evangelical congregation. Volume II (2013) includes analyses of homilies from the U.S. & Guatemala.

    Associated Search Terms: Guatemala; Content analysis; Catholic, Guatemala; Liminality; Homily; Communitas; Consumerism; Spirituality; Secularization; Catholic, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Ecclesiola; Pastoral sociology
  • Salvation Goods, the Gift Economy and Charismatic Concern.
    Pace, Enzo (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 149-170.

    Salvation goods are governed not only by the exchange economy but also & moreso by the gift economy. Case studies from Brazil & Italy. The Catholic Charismatic case responded to an internal Church market; the Igreja Universal responded to an external one.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy; Comparative; Italy; Gift; Liminality; Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus; Pentecostal, Brazil; Communitas; Religious goods; Ritual; Charisma; Brazil; Market model
  • Journeys to the Goddess: Pilgrimage and Tourism in the New Age.
    Rountree, Kathryn (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 33-60.

    Focus on the meaning of pilgrimage to goddess worship visitation sites in Crete, Malta, & Turkey.

    Associated Search Terms: Liminality; Anti-structure; Communitas; Goddess; Feminism; Neopagan; Pilgrimage
  • Desert Pilgrimage: Liminality, Transfomation, and Other at the Burning Man Festival.
    Gilmore, Lee (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 125-158.

    Ethnography & survey of a secular pilgrimage.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Communitas; Participant observation; Turner, Edith; Turner, Victor; United States, Nevada, Black Rock Desert; Liminality
  • Cosmological and Religious Fundamentals among Igbo Immigrants in Belgium: The Way Out of Segregation.
    Okechukwu Onah, Sebastian, and Johan Leman (2005)
    Social Compass 52:4: 513-527,

    Associated Search Terms: African Belgians; Liminality; Belgium; Igbo Belgians; Migrant
  • Liminal Youth among Fuzhou Chinese Undocumented Workers.
    Guest, Kenneth (2004)
    In Tony Carnes and Fengang Yang (eds.) Asian American Religions. The Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries. New York: New York University Press, pp. 55-75.

    Ethnography of a Fujianese church in New York City.

    Associated Search Terms: Liminality; United States, New York, New York; Participant observation; Migrant; Chinese Americans; Parish
  • Main Street Mystics: The Toronto Blessing and Reviving Pentecostalism.
    Poloma, Margaret M. (2003)
    Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Glossolalia; Liminality; Participant observation; Experiential dimension; Healing; Vineyard Churches; Prophecy; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Mysticism; Toronto Blessing; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Pentecostal, neo, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • The African Diaspora in the Netherlands.
    Haar, Gerrie ter (1998)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.), New Trends and Developments in African Religions. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, pp. 245-262.

    Based on observations of the True Teachings of Christ's Temple, in the Bijlmer section of Amsterdam.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands, Amsterdam; Liminality; African Dutch; Migrant; African Christian, Netherlands; Communitas
  • The Gospel Hour. Liminality, Identity, and Religion in a Gay Bar.
    Gray, Edward R., and Scott L. Thumma (1997)
    In Penny Edgell Becker and Nancy L. Eiesland (eds.), Contemporary American Religion. An Ethnographic Reader. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 79-98.

    Based on participant observation in an Atlanta gay bar where a drag gospel music performance verged on being an evangelical worship service.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Georgia, Atlanta; Participant observation; Homosexuality; Ritual; Liminality
  • I-Sight, the World of Rastafari: An Interpretive Sociological Account of Rastafarian Ethics.
    Johnson-Hill, Jack A. (1995)
    Metuchen, New Jersey: Scarecrow Press.

    Focuses on poetry informed by participant observation data.

    Associated Search Terms: Jamaica; Literature; Phenomenology; Symbol; Life world; Anti-structure; Liminality; Communitas; Rastafarian, Jamaica
  • Le Pčlerinage ŕ Fatima: Une Expression Mystique du Sacré Populaire.
    Lopes, Policarpo (1989)
    Social Compass 36:2: 187-199.

    Sees the Fatima pilgrimage as a means for the popular classes to place their oppressive circumstances into a temporary parenthesis.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian; Pilgrimage; Liminality
  • Rachel's tomb: Societal liminality and the revitalization of a shrine.
    Sered, Susan Starr (1989)
    Religion 19: 27-40.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Shrine; Liminality
  • Mass Media Religion: The Social Sources of the Electronic Church.
    Hoover, Stewart M. (1988)
    Beverly Hills, California: Sage.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; Liminality
  • Liminality, Kabbalah, and the media.
    Turner, Victor (1985)
    Religion 15:3: 205-217.

    Associated Search Terms: Kabbalah; Liminality; Media
  • Limited metaphors and the secularization of Roman Catholic sisters.
    Miller, Ann (1985)
    Anthropologica 27: 122-136.

    Associated Search Terms: Sisters; Liminality; Catholic; Orders/congregations; Change
  • The Virgin of Guadalupe and the politics of becoming human.
    Kurtz, Donald V. (1982)
    Journal of Anthropological Research 38:2: 194-210.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Mexico; Miracle; Mexico; Marian; Franciscan (O.F.M.); Liminality
  • The Kol Nidre Enigma: An Anthropological View of the Day of Atonement Liturgy.
    Deshen, Shlomo A. (1979)
    Ethnology 18: 121-133.

    While the rest of the Yom Kippur liturgy is poetical & mystical, it begins with a recitation of the legalistic Kol Nidre; this is seen as a transition to sacred time.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish; Liminality; Feast; Ritual; Time
  • The Uses of Liminality, Society and Cosmos in Hinduism.
    Das, Veena (1977)
    Contributions to Indian Sociology NS 10:2: 245-263.

    Uses the concept of liminality to understand the symbolism of impurity in Hinduism.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu; Sacred/profane; Liminality
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