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  • The hallmarks of righteous women: Gendered background expectations in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    Sumerau, J. Edward, and Ryan T. Cragun (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:1: 49-71.

    Systematic textual analysis of 1971-2012 archived Mormon literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Literature; Gender; Grounded theory; Social construction of reality; Mormon
  • Religion publique et médiation religieuse chez les musulmans mauriciens.
    Eisenlohr, Patrick (2014)
    Social Compass 61:1: 48-56.

    Focuses on the use by diaspora South Asian Muslims on Mauritius of sound media to circulate Muslim devotional poetry.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Mauritius; Literature; Mauritius; Media; Poetry
  • Perpetuating stereotypes: A study of gender family and religious life in Jewish children's books.
    Sigalow, Emily, and Nicole S. Fox (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:2: 416-431.

    Looks for stereotypical gendered representations in award-winning American Jewish children's books.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Literature; Gender; Content analysis; Children
  • The politics of religious dualism: Naim Frashëri and his elective affinity to religion in the course of 19th-century Albanian activism.
    Doja, Albert (2013)
    Social Compass 60:1: 115-133.

    Focuses on an Albanian poet.

    Associated Search Terms: Literature; Historical; Albania; Islam, Sufi, Bektashi; Islam, Albania; Nationalism
  • Revolve, the Biblezine. A transevangelical text.
    Harding, Susan F. (2009)
    In James S. Bielo (ed.) The Social Life of Scriptures. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Biblicism. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 176-193.

    Study of the "Revolve" Bible, which is in magazine form for female youth.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Media; Literature; Youth culture
  • Bible: la traduction des alliances. Enquête sur un événement littéraire.
    Lassave, Pierre (2005)
    Paris: L'Harmattan.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; Literature
  • Reflections on Religion and Place: Rural Churches and American Religion.
    Neitz, Mary Jo (2005)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 44:3: 243-247.

    Commentary on the theme of religion in rural space in popular literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; Literature
  • Morality Books and the Moral Order: A Study of the Moral Sustaining Function of Morality Books in Taiwan.
    Ling, Chi-shiang (2005)
    In Fenggang Yang and Joseph B. Tamney (eds.), State, Market, and Religions in Chinese Societies. Religion and the Social Order 11. Leiden: Brill, pp. 203-227.

    In Chinese tradition, morality books provide both guidance & a religious world view. Analyzes 1999 Taiwanese survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Literature; Taiwan
  • Cowboys and Schoolteachers: Gender in Romance Novels, Secular and Christian.
    Clawson, Laura (2005)
    Sociological Perspectives 48:4: 461-479.

    Content analysis of romance novels; secular ones have strong men giving in to the wiles of women while Christian ones have men not so superficially strong not giving in.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Literature; Gender role
  • Säkularisierung--ein moderner Mythos? Studien zum religiösen Wandel in Deutschland.
    Pollack, Detlef (2003)
    Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck).

    A collection of essays & studies, most previously published as slightly different versions.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; State; Individualism; Germany, East; Dimensions of religiosity; Functionalism; Lutheran, Germany; Disenchantment; Catholic, Germany; Definition of religion; Differentiation; Germany; Luckmann, Thomas; Proselytizing; Politics, Germany; Luhmann, Niklas; Literature; Privatization
  • Evangelienschreibung und Gemeindeleitung. Pragmatische Motive bei der Abfassung des Markusevangeliums.
    Theissen, Gerd (1999)
    In Bernd Kollmann, Wolfgang Reibold and Annete Steudel (eds.) Antike Judentum und Frühes Christentum. Festschrift Hartmut Stegemann. Berlin: de Gruyter, pp. 389-414.

    Associated Search Terms: Literature; Early Christian
  • Accommodation and Resistance in Religious Fiction: Family Structures and Gender Roles.
    Christopherson, Neal (1999)
    Sociology of Religion 60:4: 439-455.

    Content analysis of teenage girls' fiction; shows tendency to support traditional gender roles.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Literature; Gender role
  • Simmel and Genesis: The Creation, Sociation and Fall of Man.
    Nielsen, Donald A. (1999)
    Social Compass 46:4: 455-469.

    Associated Search Terms: Literature; Form; Sociation; Simmel, Georg
  • Prophecy & Apocalypticism. The Postexilic Social Setting.
    Cook, Stephen L. (1995)
    Minneapolis: Fortress.

    Contrary to deprivtion theroy, Ezekiel 38-39, Zechariah 1-8, and Joel are proto-apocalyptic literature of priests holding power.

    Associated Search Terms: Deprivation; Apocalyptic; Hebrew; Literature
  • Alla ricerca degli dèi ascosi. Identità, intellecttuali e religione implicita nel Canada anglofono.
    O'Toole, Roger (1995)
    Religioni e società 10/21: 83-97.

    Consideration of the implicitly religious in Canadian anglophone literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Literature; Implicit religion; Canada
  • Islamic Fundamentalism and The Satanic Verses.
    Choueri, Youseff (1995)
    In Luigi Tomasi (ed.), Fundamentalism and Youth in Europe. Milano: Franco Angeli, pp. 31-41.

    Observations on the reaction to Rushdie's novel; sees the role of women at the center of the controversy.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Islam; Literature
  • 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: Mennonite, France; France; Literature; Language; Ecumenism
  • 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: Early Christian; Sociology of knowledge; Literature
  • 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
  • In Quest of Hidden Gods in Canadian Literature.
    O'Toole, Roger (1993)
    In Warren Edward Hewitt (ed.) The Sociology of Religion: a Canadian Focus. Toronto: Butterworths, pp. 157-172.

    Associated Search Terms: Literature; Canada
  • The Construction and Social Function of a Counter-cosmos in the Revelation of John.
    DeSilva, David A. (1993)
    Foundations & Facets Forum 9:1/2: 47-61.

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; Apocalyptic; Literature
  • Per cogliere l'immaginario. Il contributo di Roger Bastide.
    Pereira de Queiroz, Maria Isaura (1993)
    La critica sociologica 105: 1-19.

    Examines Roger Bastide's hypothesis that religious influence on creative writing is conditioned by social context; focuses on Bastide's study of the changes in African Brazilian poetry at the turn of the 19th-20th century.

    Associated Search Terms: African Brazilians; Brazil; Literature; Bastide, Roger
  • The Revelation to John: A Case Study in Apocalyptic Propaganda and the Maintenance of Sectarian Identity.
    DeSilva, David A. (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:4: 375-395.

    Sees the Revelation of John as a protest document & call to action.

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; Literature; Apocalyptic; Revolution
  • Religiöse Dimensionen im Werk Christoph Heins: Eine religionssoziologische und literaturwissenschaftliche Studie.
    Pollack, Detlef (1990)
    Berliner theologische Zeitschrift 7: 177-201. Also in Detlef Pollack, Säkularisierung--ein moderner Mythos? Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2003, pp. 271-297.

    Associated Search Terms: Literature
  • The Social World of Apocalyptic Writings.
    Davis, Philip R. (1989)
    In Ronald Ernest Clements (ed.), The World of Ancient Israel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 251-271.

    Reviews the literature. Politically established & culturally cosmopolitan scribes were responsible for apocalyptic writings.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; Hebrew; Literature
  • La Religion dans le Roman Feuilleton Allemand.
    Daiber, Karl Fritz (1987)
    Social Compass 34:1: 109-128.

    Examines the appearance of religion in the popular, serialized German novel.

    Associated Search Terms: Literature
  • The Artist as Cultural Guide: Camus' post-Christian Asceticism.
    Woolfolk, Alan (1986)
    Sociological Analysis 47:2: 93-110.

    Portrays the ideals of Albert Camus.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Literature
  • Der Einflux der katholischen Kirche auf die populare Religiosität in Italien. Am Beispiel der Erbauungsliteratur des 19. Jahrhunderts.
    Prandi, Carlo (1986)
    In Michael N. Ebertz and Franz Schultheis (eds.) Volksfrömmigkeit in Europa. Beiträge zur Soziologie popularer Religiosität aus 14 Landern. München: Chr. Kaiser, pp. 217-225.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Literature; Popular religion
  • Rediscovering Paul; Philemon and the Sociology of Paul's Narrative World.
    Petersen, Norman R. (1985)
    Philadelphia: Fortress.

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; Literature
  • Christian Origins in Sociological Perspective.
    Kee, Howard Clark (1980)
    Philadelphia: Westminster.

    Associated Search Terms: World construction; Early Christian; Literature; Charisma; Identity
  • Morphologie du religieux dans un corpus de contes québécois.
    Richard, Réginald (1977)
    Cahiers du Centre de Recherches en Sociologie Religieuse 1: 103-132.

    Close examination of references to religion in a collection of folkloric legends [Anselme Chiasson (ed.) Les légendes des Isles-de-la-Madeleine (Moncton, 1969).]

    Associated Search Terms: Literature; Canada, Quebec, Isle-de-la-Madeleine
  • Social Aspects of Early Christianity.
    Malherbe, Abraham J. (1977)
    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. [2nd enlarged edition. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1983]

    Only the Second Edition take up the topic of hospitality.

    Associated Search Terms: Hospitality; Early Christian; Literature; Stratification; House church
  • Les problèmes religieux dans la littérature dite de science-fiction.
    Renard-Cheinisse, Christine (1968)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 25: 141-152.

    Finds French- & English-language science fiction reflecting in part the religious circumstances of the societies from which that literature comes.

    Associated Search Terms: Literature
  • The Role of the Clergy in a Sample of Fairy Tales.
    Carsh, Henry (1966)
    Social Compass 13: 431-438.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Content analysis; Literature
  • Dimensions of Meaning and Value in a Sample of Fairy Tales.
    Carsh, Henry (1965)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Princeton University [DA 27:3 A, p. 827]

    Content analysis of Grimm's Kinder und Hausmärchen, & relationship to the hypothesized German national character.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Germany; Clergy role; Literature
  • La Religion dans la Littérature Canadienne-Française Contemporaine.
    Marcotte, Gilles (1964)
    Recherches sociographiques 5:1/2: 167-176.

    Based on an analysis of French Canadian novels published after 1950.

    Associated Search Terms: Literature; Canada
  • Le dieu caché./The Hidden God. A study of Tragic Vision in the Pensées of Pascal and the Tragedies of Racine, tr. Philip Thody.
    Goldmann, Lucien (1955)
    Paris: Gallimard./London: Routledge & Kegan Paul; New York: Humanities, 1964.

    Argues for a homology of structure between the situation of the Noblesse de robe & the properties of Jansenism.

    Associated Search Terms: Jansenism; Literature; Historical; France
  • Puritanism, the Wilderness, and the Frontier.
    Heimert, Alan (1953)
    New England Quarterly 26: 361-382.

    Examines 17th century American writings.

    Associated Search Terms: Literature; Puritan, U.S.A.
  • Hermes the Thief. The Evolution of a Myth.
    Brown, Norman O. (1947)
    Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; Greece, ancient; Literature
  • From Apocalypse to Martyrology.
    Riddle, Donald W. (1927)
    Anglican Theological Review 9:3: 260-280.

    Sees Jewish apocalyptic literature & Christian martyrologies as writings designed to control the religions' members during episodes of persecution.

    Associated Search Terms: Social control; Martyr; Literature; Jewish; Early Christian; Apocalyptic; Hebrew; Persecution
  • Dramas of the Bible: A Literary Interpretation of the Book of Job and the Song of Solomon.
    Flory, John Samuel (1923)
    Boston: Stratford.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew; Literature
  • Literary Activity of the German Baptist Brethren in the Eighteenth Century.
    Flory, John Samuel (1908)
    Elgin, Illinois: Brethren Publishing.

    Associated Search Terms: Brethren; Literature
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