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  • Resurgent Religion in Politics: The Martyr, the Convert and the Black Knight of Apocalypse.
    Pace, Enzo (2011)
    In Patrick Michel and Enzo Pace (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Volume 2: Religion and Politics. Leiden: Brill, pp. 30-47.

    Martyrdom & conversion play an important role in intergroup political conflict, beyond being personal phenomena.

    Associated Search Terms: Martyr; Conversion; Conflict; Politics
  • Les "martyrs" jihadistes veulent-ils forcément mourir? Une approche émique de la radicalisation autosacrificielle au Pakistan.
    Blom, Amélie (2011)
    Revue française de sociologie 61:5: 867-891.

    Associated Search Terms: Martyr; Pakistan; Suicide; Terrorism; Islam, Pakistan
  • The Martyr's Conviction. A Sociological Analysis.
    Weiner, Eugene, and Anita Weiner (2002)
    Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America.

    Associated Search Terms: Martyr
  • 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
  • Le Martyre Révolutionnaire en Iran.
    Khosrokhavar, Fahrad (1996)
    Social Compass 43:1: 83-100.

    Describes a new type of social actor, the Islamic revolutionary martyr who becomes a suicidal weapon out of despair over an unrealized utopia.

    Associated Search Terms: Suicide; Shi'ite, Iran; Iran; Martyr
  • D.W. Riddle e la funzione sociale di apocalissi e martirologi. Un recupero critico.
    Staples, Peter (1996)
    Religioni e società 11/24: 48-62.

    Review of the sociology of early Christianity formulated by the early 20th century scholar Donald W. Riddle.

    Associated Search Terms: Functionalism; Early Christian; Martyr; Riddle, Donald W.; Apocalyptic
  • Die Verfolgungslogien in formgeschichtlicher und soziologischer Beleuchtung.
    Riddle, Donald W. (1934)
    Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft 33: 271-289.

    Sees the gospels' portrayals of Jesus as in part a posthumous ideal model for a religious movement that was facing persecution.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; Martyr; Early Christian
  • The Martyrs: A Study in Social Control.
    Riddle, Donald W. (1931)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Examines the control Christians exercised over those of their number executed by the Romans.

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; Social control; Martyr
  • From Apocalypse to Martyrology.
    Riddle, Donald W. (1927)
    Anglican Theological Review 9:3: 260-280.

    Sees Jewish apocalyptic literature & Christian martyrologies as writings designed to control the religions' members during episodes of persecution.

    Associated Search Terms: Social control; Hebrew; Martyr; Apocalyptic; Early Christian; Jewish; Literature; Persecution
  • The Martyr Motif in the Gospel According to Mark.
    Riddle, Donald W. (1924)
    Journal of Religion 4: 397-410.

    Sees the Gospel of Mark as a martyrology intended to maintain internal church control in a time of persecution.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; Social control; Early Christian; Martyr
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