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  • The Quest for Religious Purity in New Age, Evangelicalism and Islam. Religious Renditions of Dutch Youth and the Luckmann Legacy.
    Roeland, Johan, Stef Aupers, Dick Houtman, Martijn de Koning, and Ineke Noomen (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 289-306.

    Luckman's "invisible religion" model does not describe youth religiosity in the Netherlands.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Youth; Evangelical, Netherlands; Discourse; Invisible religion; Islam, Netherlands; Luckmann, Thomas; Netherlands
  • Secularization Patterns in the Old Paradigm.
    Goldstein, Warren S. (2009)
    Sociology of Religion 70:2: 157-178.

    Critique of "old paradigm" secularization is misguided since the paradigm did not speak of a linear process; favors a dialectical model.

    Associated Search Terms: Wilson, Bryan R.; Luhmann, Niklas; Fenn, Richard K.; Martin, David A.; Parsons, Talcott; Dialectic; Berger, Peter L.; Bellah, Robert N.; Luckmann, Thomas; Secularization
  • A Conversation with Thomas Luckmann.
    Estruch, Joan (2008)
    Social Compass 55:4: 532-540.

    Biographical account.

    Associated Search Terms: Luckmann, Thomas
  • Croyances et Transcendances: Variations en Modes Mineurs.
    Lamine, Anne-Sophie (2008)
    Social Compass 55:2: 154-167.

    Considers the paradoxes of belief--vague but strong, for example--from the perspective of 3 authors.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Paradox; Luckmann, Thomas; Piette, Albert; Simmel, Georg
  • Europe and Invisible Religion.
    Knoblauch, Hubert A. (2003)
    Social Compass 50:3: 267-274.

    Associated Search Terms: Phenomenology; Invisible religion; Europe; Luckmann, Thomas
  • Deinstitutionalisierung des Religiösen und religiöse Individualisierung in Ost- und Westdeutschland.
    Pollack, Detlef, and Gert Pickel (2003)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 55:3: 447-474.

    2 surveys show that individualized religiosity is not a serious alternative to church religion, & that the decline in the latter results in secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Invisible religion; Secularization; Luckmann, Thomas; Germany
  • 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: Catholic, Germany; Disenchantment; Dimensions of religiosity; Differentiation; Definition of religion; State; Literature; Proselytizing; Germany; Privatization; Germany, East; Politics, Germany; Individualism; Lutheran, Germany; Luhmann, Niklas; Luckmann, Thomas; Functionalism; Secularization
  • Religione Invisibile o Religione Diffusa?/Invisible religion or diffused religion in Italy?
    Cipriani, Roberto (2002)
    Studi di sociologia 2002:3: 231-248./Social Compass 50:3 (2003): 311-320.

    The invisible religion thesis encounters problems in definition of religion & does not lend itself to empirical inquiry.

    Associated Search Terms: Invisible religion; Luckmann, Thomas; Definition of religion
  • "Luckmann 1960" und die Folgen: neuere Entwicklungen in der deutschsprachigen Religionssoziologie.
    Wohlrab-Sahr, Monika (2000)
    Soziologie 2: 36-60.

    Associated Search Terms: Luckmann, Thomas; Sociology of religion; Sociology of religion, Germany
  • Swiatopoglad 'New Age.'
    Doktór, Tadeusz (1996)
    In Tadeusz Doktór (ed.), Ruchy Pogranicza Religii I Nauki. Jako Zjawisko Socjopsychologiczne, tom 5. Warsaw: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, pp. 167-216.

    Factor analyses 1992 Warsaw student data; shows "New Age" & "Christian" factors of their beliefs. Sees support for the invisible religion model of secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Factor analysis; Luckmann, Thomas; Invisible religion; Secularization; Students, undergraduate; Poland; New age
  • Della religione invisibile alla religione implicita ed oltre.
    Cipriani, Roberto (1992)
    Religioni e società 7/14: 86-92.

    Reviews the theoretical frameworks of T. Luckmann, P. Berger, E. Bailey, & M.B. terBorg; contrasts a religious system, religiosity in a system, & the combination of these, civil religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Berger, Peter L.; Bailey, Edward I.; Implicit religion; Luckmann, Thomas; Invisible religion; Borg, Meerten B. ter; Civil religion
  • Die Verflüchtigung der Religion ins Religiöse. Thomas Luckmanns Unsichtbare Religion.
    Knoblauch, Hubert A. (1991)
    In Thomas Luckmann (ed.) Die unsichtbare Religion. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, pp. 7-41.

    Associated Search Terms: Luckmann, Thomas; Invisible religion
  • 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
  • The Secularization Paradigm: A Systematization.
    Tschannen, Olivier (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:4: 395-415.

    Reviews literature on secularization; shows differentiation, rationalization, & worldliness included in all paradigms; others: autonomization, privatization, generalization, pluralism, world view decline.

    Associated Search Terms: Bellah, Robert N.; Parsons, Talcott; Fenn, Richard K.; Martin, David A.; Wilson, Bryan R.; Berger, Peter L.; Luckmann, Thomas; Pluralism; Privatization; Rationalization; Differentiation; Secularization
  • Des unsichtbare neue Zeitalter. "New Age," privatisierte Religion und kultische Milieu.
    Knoblauch, Hubert A. (1989)
    Kolner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 41:3: 504-525.

    Sees continuities between the new occult religions & the invisible religion described by Thomas Luckmann.

    Associated Search Terms: Luckmann, Thomas; Invisible religion; Occult; New religions; Privatization; Modernity
  • Religion and Advanced Industrial Society.
    Beckford, James A. (1989)
    London: Unwin Hyman.

    Critique of the presuppositions of the sociology of religion that are predicated on industrial, not advanced industrial, society.

    Associated Search Terms: Gramsci, Antonio; Privatization; Rationalization; Systems theory; Functionalism; Economic; World system; Differentiation; Foucault, Michel; Luckmann, Thomas; Fenn, Richard K.; Secularization; Marxian; Weber, Max; Robertson, Roland; Wilson, Bryan R.; Berger, Peter L.; Troeltsch, Ernst; Parsons, Talcott; Bellah, Robert N.; Luhmann, Niklas; Marxism; Bell, Daniel; Durkheim, Émile
  • La religione invisibile: un riesame del contributo di Thomas Luckmann.
    Prandi, Carlo (1986)
    Religioni e società 1:1: 40-42.

    Associated Search Terms: Invisible religion; Privatization; Luckmann, Thomas
  • Religionssoziologie als kritische Theorie. Die marxistlische Religionskritik und ihre Bedeutung für die Religionssoziologie.
    Neu, Rainer (1982)
    Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.

    Associated Search Terms: Functionalism; Critical theory; Habermas, Jürgen; Evolution, societal; Luhmann, Niklas; System; Luckmann, Thomas; Durkheim, Émile; Wach, Joachim; Troeltsch, Ernst; Weber, Max; Marx, Karl; Systems theory; Berger, Peter L.
  • The Privatization of the Sacred World. Thomas Luckmann's Phenomenologically Founded Sociology of Modern Religion.
    Mason, Michael C. (1975)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Columbia University.

    Associated Search Terms: Privatization; Phenomenology; Luckmann, Thomas
  • Die Reprivatisierung des heiligen Kosmos: Peter L. Berger und Thomas Luckmann.
    Drehsen, Volker (1975)
    In Karl W. Dahm, Volker Drehsen, and Günter Kehrer, Das Jenseits der Gesellschaft. Religion im Prozeß sozialwissenschaftlicher Kritik. München: Claudius Verlag, pp. 235-268.

    Associated Search Terms: Luckmann, Thomas; Privatization; Berger, Peter L.
  • Whose Invisible Religion? Luckmann Revisited.
    Weigert, Andrew J. (1974)
    Sociological Analysis 35:3: 181-188.

    Associated Search Terms: Luckmann, Thomas; Privatization; Invisible religion
  • Civil Religion, Technocracy, and the Private Sphere: Further Comments on Cultural Integration in Advanced Societies.
    Stauffer, Robert E. (1973)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 12:4: 415-425.

    Contrasts the civil religion & privatization models, as the latter is represented by Fenn & Luckmann.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Luckmann, Thomas; Fenn, Richard K.; Functionalism; Integration (cultural); Privatization
  • Spuren des Übernaturlichen. Die Religionssoziologie Peter L. Bergers und Thomas Luckmanns.
    Macha, J. (1971)
    Stimmen der Zeit 96:5: 348-353.

    Associated Search Terms: Luckmann, Thomas; Berger, Peter L.
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