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  • Nonbelievers in the church: A study of cultural religion in Sweden.
    Kasselstrand, Isabella (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:3: 275-294.

    Analyzes 2008 International Social Survey data for Sweden; largest differences were between adherents of religions other than the Church of Sweden and both Church of Sweden adherents & non-adherents of any religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Dimensions of religiosity; Lutheran, Sweden; Membership; Practice; Religiosity; Sweden
  • Creating sacred space by walking in silence: Pilgrimage in a late modern Lutheran context.
    Davidsson Bremborg, Anna (2013)
    Social Compass 60:4: 544-560.

    Based on 2005-08 field data from 25 Swedish pilgrimages.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Sweden; Participant observation; Pilgrimage; Sweden
  • From standardised offer to consumer adaptation: Challenges to the Church of Sweden's identity.
    Pettersson, Per (2013)
    In François Gauthier and T. Martikainen (eds.) Religion in Consumer Culture. Surrey: Ashgate, pp. 43-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Consumerism; Identity; Lutheran, Sweden; Sweden; Adaptation
  • Social trust and religion in Sweden: Theological belief versus social organization.
    Lundåsen, Susanne Wallman, and Lars Trägårdh (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 109-124.

    Analyzes 2009 Swedish survey data. Individual levels of trust correlate positively with community levels of church attendance, & trust correlates positively with volunteering in parishes.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Contextual effects; Lutheran, Sweden; Sweden; Trust; Levels of inclusiveness
  • Religious Change in Northern Europe. The Case of Sweden. From State Church to Free Folk Church. Final Report.
    Bäckström, Ninna Edgardh Beckman, and Per Pettersson (2005)
    Stockholm: Verbum Publisher.

    Finds new opportunities for the Swedish church after its formal separation from the state in 2000.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Sweden; Sweden; Privatization; State
  • Short-term Changes in Religious Supply and Church Attendance in Contemporary Sweden.
    Hamberg, Eva M., and Thorleif Pettersson (1997)
    Reserch in the Social Scientific Study of eligion 8: 35-51.

    Analyzes Church of Sweden data; a variety of services correlates with higher attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Sweden; Sweden; Practice
  • En kyrka för vanligt folk. Empiriska undersökningar 1985-96 om Sveriges folk och Svenska kyrkan.
    Straarup, Jørgen (1997)
    Uppsala, Sweden: Svenska Kyrkan Utredningar, 1997.

    Reviews 42 studies of bonds of the Swedish people to the national church, conducted 1985-96.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Sweden; Lutheran, Sweden
  • Bible Reading in Sweden. Studies Related to the Translation of the New Testament 1981.
    Straarup, Jørgen (1990)
    Stockholm: Almquist & Wiksell International, pp. 47-76.

    Analyzes 1985 questionnaire data from Swedes.

    Associated Search Terms: Bible reading; Lutheran, Sweden; Sweden
  • Swedish Church Statistics. Unique Data for Sociological Research.
    Pettersson, Thorleif (1988)
    Social Compass 35:1: 15-31.

    Reports state church statistics that have been collected in Sweden since 1686.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Sweden; Sweden; Statistics
  • La fréquentation des offices religieux dans le grand Stockholm. Vingt-cinq ans de recensements au cours du développement de l'agglomération.
    Ekerfeldt, Lennart (1988)
    Social Compass 35:1: 33-43.

    Analyzes 1960-80 church attendance statistics for greater Stockholm; shows the weak position of the Lutheran Church & effect of the social ecology.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden, Stockholm; Urban; Practice; Lutheran, Sweden
  • The Force of Tradition: A Case Study of Women Priests in Sweden.
    Stendahl, Brita (1985)
    Philadelphia: Fortress.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Women; Sweden; Lutheran, Sweden
  • Popular Religion in Sweden.
    Gustafsson, Göran (1982)
    Social Compass 29:2/3: 103-112.

    Sweden by all accounts is not a religious nation, but most Swedes belong to the established church & ritualize important moments with religious ceremonials; this appears to indicate the existence of a kind of popular religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Lutheran, Sweden; Sweden
  • Folk-religiosity South of Stockholm 1966.
    Gustafsson, Berndt (1967)
    Social Compass 14:4: 300.

    Brief report based on interviews in a Stockholm suburb & a small town in western Sweden; rates of baptism, marriage, & funerals were the same, but the suburbanites could give little meaningful explanation for such customs.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Urban; Secularization; Lutheran, Sweden
  • Staatskirche und Entkirchlichung in Schweden./The Established Church and the Decline in Church Attendance in Sweden.
    Gustafsson, Berndt (1962)
    In Dietrich Goldschmidt and Joachim Matthes (eds.), Probleme der Religionssoziologie. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, Sonderheft 6. Köln, Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, pp. 158-165.

    In Norman Birnbaum and Gertrud Lenzer (eds.), Sociology and Religion: A Book of Readings (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1969), pp. 360-365. Discusses ambivalence over the Swedish state church.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Sweden; State; Sweden
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