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  • Religious vs secular nationhood: "Multiple secularities" in post-Soviet Armenia.
    Burchardt, Marian, and Hovhannes Hovhannisyan (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 427-443.

    Analyzes post-Soviet Armenian history in terms of multiple secularities and cultural defense (resistance against secularization).

    Associated Search Terms: NGO; National religions; Cultural defense; War; State; Security; Pluralism; Nationalism; Armenian Apostolic Church, Armenia; Armenia; Secularization; Martin, David A.; Boundary maintenance; Education; Identity, national; Integration (national); Historical; Freedom of religion
  • 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
  • Key Thinkers in the Sociology of Religion.
    Fenn, Richard K. (2009)
    London & New York: Continuum.

    Expostiions of aspects of the approaches of selected scholars.

    Associated Search Terms: Wilson, Bryan R.; Weber, Max; Berger, Peter L.; Durkheim, ╔mile; Geertz, Clifford; Luhmann, Niklas; Martin, David A.; Parsons, Talcott; Bloch, Maurice; Freud, Sigmund; Bell, Catherine
  • Personal Reflections in the Mirror of HalÚvy and Weber.
    Martin, David (2001)
    In Richard K. Fenn (ed.) The Blackwell Companion to Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 23-38.

    Associated Search Terms: Martin, David A.
  • 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
  • The Limits of Sociology in the Work of David Martin. Towards a Critique of David Martin's Sociology of Religion, Centered on His Essay: "Can the Church Survive?"
    Harrop, Jonathan D. (1987)
    Religion 17:2: 173-192. Comment by David W. Smith 18:1: 81-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Martin, David A.
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