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  • Atheists and other cultural outsiders: Moral boundaries and the non-religious in the United States.
    Edgell, Penny, Douglas Hartmann, Evan Stewart, and Joseph Gerteis (2016)
    Annual Review of Sociology 38: 247-265.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Atheist, U.S.A.
  • Update: Singles in late-modern conservative religions.
    Engelberg, Ari (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 652-655.

    Reviews literature on the phenomenon of the familism & pressure to marry young in conservative religion, which marginalizes the unmarried & leaves hem o the draw of youth culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Familism; Marriage; Singles; Youth culture; Conservative; Marginality
  • Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland. Religious Practice in Late Modernity.
    Ganiel, Gladys (2016)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2009 surveys, on interviews, & on case studies. For many, the Roman Catholic Church is a convenient foil against which the define their fair. Describes extra-institutional religion--religiosity connected to & going beyond organized churches, thereby balancing individualism. Reports attitudes toward reconciliation & ecumenism.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; State; Secularization; Pluralism; Parish council; Marginality; Ireland; Individualism; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Ecumenism; Clergy; Catholic, Ireland; Ambivalence; Diversity; Conflict; Extra-institutional
  • African Pentecostals in Catholic Europe. The Politics of Presence in the Twenty-First Century.
    Butticci, Annalisa (2016)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press

    Participant observation of African Pentecostal worship in Ital; in practice they parallel Catholicism in their sacramental materiality--especially that of folk Catholicism. The worship also establishes a anti-structure a term the author does not use.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Prejudice, racial; Popular Catholicism; Pentecostal, Italy; Participant observation; Minority; Material culture; Materiality; Relic; Art; Italy; Migrant; Anti-structure; Catholic, Italy; Certeau, Michel de; Competition; Experience; Folk religion; Gramsci, Antonio; African Italians
  • Warriors and terrorists: Antagonism as strategy in Christian hardcore and Muslim "Taqwacore" punk rock.
    McDowell, Amy D. (2014)
    Qualitative Sociology 37:3: 255-276.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Popular culture; Marginality; Christian, U.S.A.; Music
  • New landscapes of religious diversity in Mexico.
    De la Torre, Renée, and Cristina Gutiérrez Zúńiga (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing pluralism: Globalizing belief, localizing gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 125-148.

    Reports 2000 & '10 census data. Considers variables that are associated with conversion to minority religions.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Urbanization; Stratification; Pluralism; Migration; Age; Membership; Mexico; Gender; Ecology; Conversion; Ethnic
  • L'Église marginalisée?
    Voyé, Liliane, Karel Dobbelaere, and Jaak Billiet. (2012)
    In L. Voyé, K. Dobbelaere, and K. Abts (eds.) Autres Temps Autres Moers: Travail, Famille, Ethique et Politique: La Vision des Belges. Bruxelles: Éd. Racine, pp. 145-172.

    Associated Search Terms: Belgium; Catholic, Belgium; Marginality
  • Posiciones periféricas en la revitalización del Judaísmo Ortodoxo en Buenos Aires.
    Setton, Damián (2012)
    Religiăo e Sociedade 32:2: 101-123.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, Argentina; Marginality; Argentina, Buenos Aires
  • Christian Religion in the West: Privatization or Public Revitalization?
    Roeland, Johan, Peter Achterberg, Dick Houtman, Stef Aupers, Willem de Koster, Peter Mascini, and Jeroen van der Waal (2011)
    In Patrick Michel and Enzo Pace (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Volume 2: Religion and Politics. Leiden: Brill, pp. 119-134.

    Analyzes 1998 survey data from 18 Western nations where Christianity is the dominant religion. Where Christians are numerically most marginal, they have greater aspirations for a public role for their creed.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Politics; Marginality; Privatization
  • Living Faith. Everyday Religion and Mothers in Poverty.
    Sullivan, Susan Crawford (2011)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press

    Based on interviews with poor mothers in Boston, whose religion is often located outside formal churches but serves as a cultural resource.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Cultural capital; Poor; Coping; United States, Massachusetts, Boston
  • Congregationally-based Religion: Boon or Bane for Faith in the West?
    Hadaway, Christopher Kirk (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 51:2: 117-133.

    Overview of church attendance in the U.S., with an Episcopalian example. Notes competition with secular alternatives.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; United States; Episcopal; Competition; Practice
  • Mind the Gap: Religion and the Crucible of Marginality in the United States and Great Britain.
    Lindsay, D. Michael (2008)
    Sociological Quarterly 49:4: 653-688.

    Marginalized groups in the U.S. turned to religion while the U.K.'s marginalized groups did not. Analyzes World Values Study data.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Great Britain; United States; Marginality; Minority
  • Islam, marginalité et mysticisme: les Baay Faal du Sénégal.
    Pezeril, Charlotte (2008)
    Paris: Harmattan.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi, Baay Faal; Mouride, Senegal; Senegal; Marginality; Islam, Senegal
  • Spirituality on the Margin of the Church: Christian Spiritual Centres in the Netherlands.
    Versteeg, Peter (2007)
    In Kieran Flanagan and Peter C. Jupp (eds.) A Sociology of Spirituality. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 101-114.

    Case study of a Christian spirituality center sponsored by Franciscans--La Verna.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Marginality; Franciscan; Netherlands; Retreat
  • Gloryland. Christian Suburbia, Christian Nation.
    Cavalcanti, H.B. (2007)
    Westport, Connecticut: Praeger

    Traces themes in American conservative Christian religion. Public relations & other management skills enabled the new conservatives to create the perception that religion is under attack in America, thus eliciting a public response. Finds evidence of an intended theocracy.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Marginality; Politics, U.S.A.; Revival; Theocracy
  • Marginal Christian Spirituality: An Example from a Meditation Group.
    Versteeg, Peter (2006)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 21:1: 83-97.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Mediation
  • Trayectorias socio-religiosas en contextos de vulnerabilidad: jefas de hogar perceptoras de planes sociales en un barrio de San Francisco Slano.
    Giménez Beliveau, Verónica, Luis M. Donatello, and Damián Setton (2005)
    In Fortunato Mallimaci and Agustin Salvaia (eds.) Los nuevos rostros de la marginalidad. La supervivencia de los desplazados. Buenos Aires: Editorial Biblos, pp. 187-200.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Argentina; Poor; Marginality; Urban
  • Evangelical Protestantism in France: An Example of Denominational Recomposition?
    Fath, Sébastien (2005)
    Sociology of Religion 66:4: 399-418.

    The "sect" concept presupposed by French scholars makes understanding the growth & militancy of French Evangelicalism difficult.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Sect; France; Evangelical, France; Marginality
  • La communauté Baay Faal des Mourides du Sénégal: dynamiques de marginalisation, modes de construction et de légitimation.
    Pezeril, Charlotte (2005)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Paris, EHESS.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Senegal; Legitimation; Marginality; Senegal; Mouride, Senegal; Islam, Sufi, Baay Faal
  • Identity and Maginality among New Australians. Religion and Ethnicity in Victoria's Slavic Baptist Community.
    Zander, Viktor (2004)
    New York: Walter de Gruyter, [Revised Ph.D.. thesis, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia]

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, Australia; Identity; Marginality; Slavic Australians; Assimilation; Australia, Victoria; Ethnic
  • Modern Chinese Confucianism: The Contemporary Neo-confucian Movement and its Cultural Significance.
    Cha, Seong Hwan (2003)
    Social Compass 50:4: 481-491.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; China; Confucian
  • Militant Religion and the Crisis of Modernity: A New Paradigm.
    Bendle, Mervyn F. (2003)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 14: 229-251.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; World system; Marginality; Militancy; Global
  • Marginality as a Societal Position of Religion.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:3: 267-289.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality
  • "Alternative worship": Challenging the boundaries of the Christian faith.
    Guest, Mathew (2002)
    In E. Arweck and M. Stringer (ed.) Theorizing Faith: The Insider/outsider Problem in the Studyof Ritual. Birmingham, UK: University of Birmingham Press, pp. 35-56.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Boundary maintenance; Ritual
  • Dramatic Denouements.
    Bromley, David G. (2002)
    In David G. Bromley and J. Gordon Melton (eds.) Cults, Religion, and Violence. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 11-41.

    Conceptualizes levels of conflict with the environing society that may lead to a dramatic denouement.

    Associated Search Terms: Dramatic denouement; Violence; Marginality; Accommodation; Conflict
  • Outside the Nation, Outside the Diaspora: Accommodating Race and Religion in Argentina.
    Frigerio, Alejandro (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:3: 291-315.

    Overview of efforts of Umbanda & Batuque in Buenos Aires to gain acceptance.

    Associated Search Terms: Argentina, Buenos Aires; Africanist, Argentina; Race; Stratification; Marginality; Umbanda, Argentina; Class; Accommodation; Batuque, Argentina
  • Cults and Sects and Doomsday Groups, Oh My: Media Treatment of Religion on the Eve of the Millennium.
    Hill, Harvey, John Hickman, and Joel McLendon (2001)
    Review of Religious Research 43:1: 24-38.

    Content analysis of news stories showing main stream groups treated more favorably than marginal groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; Marginality; Content analysis
  • Religion, Family, and Ritual: The Production of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Outsiders-within.
    Oswald, Ramona Faith (2001)
    Review of Religious Research 43:1: 39-50.

    Based on focus group interviews with acknowledged gay, lesbian, bisexual, & transgendered people who had attended heterosexual family weddings.They saw themselves as outsiders to the religions, & when religion was conservative, outsiders to family.

    Associated Search Terms: Focus group; Family; Marginality; Ritual; Wedding; Homosexuality
  • Catholic Identity: Balancing Faith, Reason, and Power.
    Dillon, Michele (1999)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Abortion; Homosexuality; Women; Identity; Marginality; Catholic, U.S.A.; Change
  • Les Marges: Révélateur de la Recompostion de la Religion en Modernité Tardive.
    Campiche, Roland J. (1998)
    In Jean-Pierre Bastian, F.-G. Guichard, and C.-M. Messiant (eds.) Des protestantismes en 'lusophonie catholique' Lusotopie. Paris: Karthala.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Protestant; Minority
  • Standing at the cross-roads: The politics of marginality in "subversive organizations."
    Barker, Eileen (1998)
    In David G. Bromley (ed.) The Politics of Religious Apostasy. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, pp. 51-74.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; New religions; Disaffiliation; New religions
  • Marginalization and Martyrdom: Social Context of Ignatius of Antioch.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (1997)
    Listening. Journal of Religion and Culture 32:1: 68-74.

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; Marginality; Martyr
  • Constructing Apocalypticism. Social and Cultural Elements of Radical Organization.
    Bromley, David G. (1997)
    In Thomas Robbins and Susan J. Palmer (eds.), Millennium, Messiahs, and Mayhem. Contemporary Apocalyptic Movements. New York: Routledge, pp. 31-45.

    Conceptualizes millennialism as a social process that creates structural marginality ("liminality").

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian; Millennial; Prophetic-priestly; Marginality; Social construction of reality
  • The Matthean Brotherhood and Marginal Scribal Leadership.
    Duling, Dennis C. (1995)
    In Philip F. Esler (ed.), Modeling Early Christianity. Social-scientific Studies of the New Testament in its Context. London: Routledge, pp. 159-182.

    Associated Search Terms: Brotherhood; Marginality; Early Christian
  • The Social Adaptation of Marginal Religious Movements in America.
    Harper, Charles L., and Bryan F. LeBeau (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:2: 171-192.

    Conceptualizes marginal religious movements in terms of societal reaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Adaptation; New religions
  • Juifs et Judaďsme en Eruope: une morphologie du particulier et de l'universel.
    Trigano, Shmuel (1993)
    In Gilbert Vincent and Jean-Paul Willaime (eds.) Religions et transformations de l'Europe. Strasbourg: Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg, pp. 93-101.

    Argues that the issue of nation states in Western Europe & the resurgence of nationalism in the former Soviet states can only re-marginalize European Jews.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Minority; Europe; Jewish, Europe
  • Toward a Typology of Protestant "Marginal Members."
    Marler, Penny Long, and C. Kirk Hadaway (1993)
    Review of Religious Research 35:1: 34-54.

    Analyzes telephone survey data from adult Protestants in 4 American states; distinguishes inactive, "marginal members" & "mental affiliates." Also describes traditionalists, liberals, lifelong marginals, & critics.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Membership; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Emancipation through proselytism? Some reflections on the marginal status of the depressed classes.
    Jayaram, N. (1992)
    Sociological Bulletin 41:1/2: 67-80. [In Rowena Robinson (ed.) Sociology of Religion in India. New Delhi: Sage, 2004, pp. 256-272]

    Conversion for purposes of upward mobility ha snot worked in the caste system of India.

    Associated Search Terms: Caste; Conversion; Hindu, India; India; Marginality; Mobility (vertical)
  • Religious Elites in Advanced Capitalism: The Dialectic of Power and Marginality.
    Hunter, James Davison, and James E. Hawdon (1991)
    In W. Clark Roof (ed.), World Order and Religion. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 39-63.

    Notes that in the West religious elites have been marginalized by other knowledge-workers. Reports some 1987 questionnaire data from American elites & telephone interview data from Great Britain.

    Associated Search Terms: Power; Marginality; Great Britain; United States; New class; Elite; Intellectuals
  • Is Alcoholics Anonymous a Religious Organization? Mediatations on Marginality.
    Rudy, David R., and Arthur L. Greil (1989)
    Sociological Analysis 50:1: 41-51.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Marginality; Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Marginal movements.
    Robbins, Thomas L. (1984)
    Society 21:4: 47-52.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; New religions; State
  • Catholic Accounts: Problems of Institutional Involvement.
    Hornsby-Smith, Michael P. (1983)
    In G. Nigel Gilbert and Peter Abell (eds.), Accounts and Action. Surrey Conferences on Sociological Theory and Method. Aldershot: Gower, pp. 132-152.

    Examines problems in interviewing people who may be marginal to the institution in question; gives the example of 1974-77 interviews of British Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Methodology, interview; Great Britain; Catholic, Great Britain
  • Paranormal Beliefs: Testing the Marginality Hypothesis.
    Emmons, Charles F., and Jeff Sobal (1981)
    Sociological Focus 14:1: 49-56.

    1978 U.S.A. Gallup Poll data show unmarried women more likely to believe in paranormal phenomena, but that such belief does not correlate with age, low educational levels, being African American, or being unemployed.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Occult; Paranormal; Belief; Deprivation
  • Astrology and Marginality.
    Wuthnow, Robert (1976)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 15:2: 157-168.

    Analyzes 1973 questionnaire data from the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Surrogate for religion; Astrology; Marginality
  • Bringing Women in: Marginality in the Churches.
    Wallace, Ruth A. (1975)
    Sociological Analysis 36:4: 291-303.

    Calls for the study of female marginality in churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, sexism; Women; Marginality
  • Marginalität und Religiosität: alternative Jugendkultur als Gegenstand der Religionssoziologie.
    Schibilski, Michael (1975)
    In Rainer Volp (ed.) Chancen der Religion. Gütersloh: Mohn, pp. 90-125.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Youth culture
  • La Mort dans le Projet Collectif.
    Martinez, Nicole (1975)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 20/39: 159-167.

    Uses projective tests to explore the cognitions of marginal groups, especially the absence of a future & a turning toward the past.

    Associated Search Terms: Projective tests; Cognitive; Minority; Marginality; Death
  • Marginality and Commitment as Hidden Variables in the Jellinek/Weber/Merton Theses on the Calvinistic Ethic.
    Mol, Hans (Johannes J.) (1974)
    Current Sociology 22:1/2/3: 279-297.

    Associated Search Terms: Jellinek, Georg; Merton, Robert K.; Protestant Ethic; Commitment; Weber, Max; Marginality
  • The Ministerial Student: A Study in the Contradictions of a Marginal Role.
    Gustavus, William T. (1973)
    Review of Religious Research 14:3: 187-193.

    Analyzes 1967 questionnaire data from pre-theological & other students at Baylor University; explores whether & how much pre-theology students were marginal.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Seminarians; Students, undergraduate
  • Small-Town Jews' Integration into Their Communities.
    Schoenfeld, Eugen (1970)
    Rural Sociology 35:2: 175-190. [Also in Abraham D. Lavender (ed.) A Coat of Many Colors: Jewish Subcommunities in the United States. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1977, pp. 55-70]

    Based on interviews in small towns in southern Illinois; shows respondents highly integrated into local life rather than living as "strangers."

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; United States, Illinois; Stranger; Marginality; Minority; Integration (social)
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