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  • Religious nationalism blocking the legal recognition of same-sex unions in the Baltic states.
    Kilp, Alar (2015)
    In Srdjan Sremac and R. Ruard Ganzevoort (eds.) Religious and Sexual Nationalisms in Central and Eastern Europe. Gods, Gays and Govrnments. Leiden: Brill, pp. 113-133.

    Of the 3 Baltic nations, religion is weakest in Estonia, but even Estonia as of the writing of the article did not recognize same-sex marriages.

    Associated Search Terms: Estonia; Europe, Baltic region; Latvia; Lithuania; Marriage; Nationalism; Homosexuality
  • Organisations islamiques en Europe et aux États-Unis: les perspectifves interdisciplinaires et ascendantes.
    Kortmann, Matthias, and Kerstin Rosenow-Williams (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 541-555.

    Meta-analysis of studies of Muslim organizations in majority non-Muslim nations shows that such environments provide resources but also impose restrictions on the structures and objectives of the organizations.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Switzerland; Islam, Latvia; United States; Spain; Poland; Netherlands; Lithuania; Latvia; Islam, Poland; Islam, Lithuania; Islam, Estonia; Germany; Islam, Germany; France; Islam, Belgium; Islam, Netherlands; Islam, Spain; Islam, Switzerland; Islam, U.S.A.; Organization; Belgium; Estonia; Islam, France
  • Religion and power: No logos without mythos.
    Martin, David (2014)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    A collection of essays, having power & religion as a theme. Criticizes the privatization & rationalization versions of the secularization thesis. Focus on differentiation & the relationship of religion to power. Presupposes a functionalist definition of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, London; Poland; Peace/war; Nationalism; Lithuania; Great Britain; Identity, national; Politics; Differentiation; Definition of religion; Comparative; Charisma; Axial age; Individualism; Voluntarism; Privatization; Rationalization; Secularism; Secularization; Spain; Symbol; Ukraine; Violence; Power
  • From confrontation to conciliation: On syncretic rapprochement between Catholics and charismatic evangelists in Lithuania.
    Lankauskas, Gediminas (2012)
    In Milda Ališauskiene and Ingo W. Schröder (eds.) Religious Diversity in Post-Soviet Society: Ethnographies of Catholic Hegemony and the New Pluralism in Lithuania. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 99-1214.

    Based on interviews & historical sources. An interfaith wedding is used as an illustration.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Pentecostal, Lithuania; Lithuania; Ecumenism; Discourse; Catholic, Lithuania; Wedding
  • The new age milieu in Lithuania: Popular Catholicism or religious alternative?
    Ališauskiene, Milda (2012)
    In Milda Ališauskiene and Ingo W. Schröder (eds.) Religious Diversity in Post-Soviet Society: Ethnographies of Catholic Hegemony and the New Pluralism in Lithuania. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 151-167.

    New age thinkers in Lithuania emphasize their perceived continuities with the hegemonic Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Lithuania; Popular religion; New age; Hegemony
  • The elusive religious field in Lithuania.
    Schröder, Ingo W. (2012)
    In Milda Ališauskiene and Ingo W. Schröder (eds.) Religious Diversity in Post-Soviet Society: Ethnographies of Catholic Hegemony and the New Pluralism in Lithuania. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 79-98.

    Based on 2008-09 fieldwork in Vilnius & Kaunas. A middle class habitus of superficial Catholicism is hegemonic in urban Lithuania. Pluralism is notable, even within Catholicism. The hegemony is limited by secularism. Overview of Church efforts to reach the public.

    Associated Search Terms: Habitus; Gramsci, Antonio; Bourdieu, Pierre; Secularism; Hegemony; Pluralism; Lithuania; Catholic, Lithuania; Cultural capital; Field
  • "We are all in exile here": Perceptions of death, the soul, and the afterlife in rural Lithuania.
    Pranaityt?-Wergin, Lina (2012)
    In Milda Ališauskiene and Ingo W. Schröder (eds.) Religious Diversity in Post-Soviet Society: Ethnographies of Catholic Hegemony and the New Pluralism in Lithuania. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 57-77.

    Based on 2008-09 fieldwork & archival research in rural southern Lithuania. Personal exerience was more important than official doctrine; hegemony was a contested process.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Lithuania; Death; Dream; Gramsci, Antonio; Lithuania; Participant observation; Rural; Soul; Common sense; Afterlife
  • The neo-Buddhist White Lotus Movement in search for legitimacy.
    Glodenis, Donatas (2012)
    In Milda Ališauskiene and Ingo W. Schröder (eds.) Religious Diversity in Post-Soviet Society: Ethnographies of Catholic Hegemony and the New Pluralism in Lithuania. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 189-204.

    Based on 2002-03 & '09 fieldwork. The neo-buddhist group is also known as the Kung fu School Sha Phoot Phan & as the Community Confessing the Teachings of Buddha. When its innovative content became known, especially to loose affiliates interested mainly in martial arts, it went into decline.

    Associated Search Terms: Lithuania; Martial arts; White Lotus Movement; Buddhist, neo
  • The civility and pragmatism of charismatic Christianity in Lithuania.
    Lankauskas, Gediminas (2009)
    In Mathijs Pelkmans (ed.) Conversion after Socialism: Disruptions, Modernisms and Technologies of Faith in the Former Soviet Union. New York: Berghahn, pp. 107-128.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Lithuania; Lithuania; Civility
  • Spirituality and religiosity in the Art of Living Foundation in Lithuania and Denmark: Meanings, contexts and relationships.
    Ališauskiene, Milda (2009)
    In George McKay, Christopher Williams, Michael Goddard, Neil Foxlee, and Egidija Ramanauskaite (eds.) Subcultures and New Religious Movements in Russia and East-Central Erope. Oxford: Peter Lang, pp. 339-364.

    Associated Search Terms: Art of Living; Denmark; Lithuania; Religiosity; Spirituality
  • On the charisma, civility, and practical goodness of "modern" Christianity in post-Soviet Lithuania.
    Lankauskas, Gediminas (2008)
    Focaal 51: 93-112.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Civility; Lithuania; Pentecostal, Lithuania
  • Société civile religieuse et "effondrement moral" de la nation Lituanienne.
    Lankauskas, Gediminas (2008)
    Anthropologie et sociétés 32: 173-191.

    Associated Search Terms: Word of Faith, Lithuania; Pentecostal, Lithuania; World rejection; Lithuania
  • Ritual, power and historical perspective: Baptism and name-giving in Lithuania and Latvia.
    Paukštyt?-Šaknien?, Rasa (2007)
    Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics 1: 115-130.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptism; Latvia; Lithuania; Names; Power; Ritual
  • L'Amérique du Nord a-t-elle franchi le mur de Berlin? Esquisses d'analyse comparative de la religion en Amérique du Nord et en Europe de l'Est.
    Talin, Kristoff (2007)
    In Martin Geoffroy, Jean-Guy Vaillancourt, and Michel Gardaz (eds.) La mondialisation du phénomène religieux. Montréal: Mediaspaul, pp. 41-64.

    Based on 1998 International Social Survey Program data. Eastern European nations remain religiously different from the West, to which they are not exposed.

    Associated Search Terms: Slovenia; Globalization; Hungary; Canada; Latvia; Lithuania; Poland; Practice; Russia; Sex; Comparative; Slovakia; Age; Czech Republic; Belief; Bulgaria; United States; Germany, East; Europe, eastern; Estonia
  • New age in Lithuania: Development and recent tendencies.
    Ališauskien?, Milda (2006)
    In Andrij Yurash and Mikloš Tomka (eds.) Challenges of Religious Plurality for Eastern and Central Europe. Lviv: Social-Humanitarian Consortium GENEZA, pp.192-200.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Lithuania
  • The emergence of religion in a post-Communist society. The case of the city of Visaginas in Lithuania.
    Ališauskiene, Milda (2006)
    In Irena Borowick (ed.) Religions, Churches and Religiosity in Post-Communist Europe. Krakow: Nomos, pp. 325-334.

    Associated Search Terms: Case study; Lithuania, Visaginas
  • Gender Attitudes towards Religion in Six post-Soviet States.
    Titarenko, Larissa (2004)
    In Wil Arts and Loek Halman (eds.) European Values at the Turn of the Millennium. European Values Studies 7. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 363-385.

    Based on 1999-2000 European Values Study data for 6 post-Soviet nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Age; Intrinsic/extrinsic; Sex; Ukraine; Belarus; Salience; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russia
  • Ambivalent Transition from East to West: Modernity and National Identity at the Post-Soviet Lithuanian Wedding.
    Lankauskas, Gediminas (2003)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Toronto.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity, national; Lithuania; Ritual; Wedding; Change
  • On "Modern" Christians, consumption and the value of national identity in post-Soviet Lithuania.
    Lankauskas, Gediminas (2002)
    Ethnos 67: 320-344.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity, national; Consumerism; Lithuania
  • Some aspects of Christian identity in contemporary Lithuanian society.
    Žiliukaité, R?ta (1998)
    Spectrum: Studies in the History of Culture 2: 144-170.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Lithuania
  • Secularization and the renaissance of religiosity in Lithuanian contemporary culture.
    Juknevi?ius, Stanislovas (1998)
    Spectrum: Studies in the History of Culture 2: 125-143.

    Associated Search Terms: Revival; Secularization; Lithuania
  • Religion in Postcommunist Countries: A Comparative Study of Religiousness in Byelorussia, Ukraine, Luthuania, Russia, and Poland.
    Borowik, Irena (1994)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Politics and Religion in Central and Eastern Europe. Traditions and Transitions. Westport, Connecticut: praeger, pp. 37-46.

    Associated Search Terms: Bylorus; Poland; Russia; Lithuania; Comparative; Ukraine
  • Religio-Nationalist Subcultures under the Communists: Comparisons from the Baltics, Transcaucasia and Ukraine.
    Johnston, Hank (Henry E.) (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:3: 237-255. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Politics and Religion in Central and Eastern Europe. Traditions and Transitions (Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 1994), pp. 17-35]

    Focuses on the association between national churches & political nationalism in the Baltic states, Ukraine, Georgia, & Armenia.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Soviet Union; Politics, Soviet Union; Nationalism; Armenia; Georgia; Lutheran, Estonia; Georgian Orthodox, Georgia; Estonia; Catholic, Ukraine; Lithuania; Latvia; Ukraine; Catholic, Lithuania; Lutheran, Latvia
  • The Demography of Jewish Communities in Eastern Europe.
    Halevi, H.S. (1960)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 2:1: 103-109.

    Events before & during World War II drastically reduced the Jewish presence in Russia, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, & Estonia.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Europe; Russia; Poland; Lithuania; Latvia; Estonia
  • Ner Tamid Societies in Poland and Lithuania.
    Yaari, Abraham (1959)
    Jewish Social Studies 21:2: 118-131.

    Describes a 17-18th century Jewish organization.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Lithuania; Lithuania; Historical; Poland; Jewish, Poland
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