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  • "A part of who I am": Material objects as "plot devices" in the formation of religious selves.
    Winchester, Daniel (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 83-103.

    Based on participant observation in 3 Orthodox churches in Minneapolis/St. Paul. Focuses on the use of material objects, especially icons, in the identity narratives of converts.

    Associated Search Terms: Icon; United States, Minnesota, Minneapolis; Self; Participant observation; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Identity; Art; Material culture
  • 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
  • Négocier les différences religieuses dans les organisations laïques: l’exemple des chapelles d’hôpitaux.
    Cadge, Wendy (2014)
    Social Compass 61:2:178-194.

    Studies chapels in academic hospitals in the U.S.A. Sees a process of secularization with the removal of explicitly denominational materials, albeit it retaining underlying Christian themes. Comments by Afe Adogame, pp. 207-218.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Hospital; Hospital chaplain; Material culture
  • On the materialization of religious knowledge and belief.
    Collins, Peter (2012)
    In Mathew Guest and Elisabeth Arweck (eds.) Religion and Knowledge: Sociologial Perspectives. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 247-268.

    Religious knowledge & belief ae as likely to be found embodied as in discursive form. The 19th century Shakers are used as a case in point.

    Associated Search Terms: Shaker; Architecture; Material culture
  • Los cuerpos sikhs: Un caso de corporalización y ostentación de la identidad religiosa.
    Santos, Sandra (2009)
    Quaderns-e de l'Institut Català d'Antropologia 14:b: 1-11.

    Associated Search Terms: Material culture; Sikh
  • Sacred Places, Domestic Spaces: Material Culture, Church, and Home at Our Lady of the Assumption and St. Brigitta.
    Konieczny, Mary Ellen (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:3:419-442.

    2000-02 field work & interviews in 2 Catholic parishes (1 liberal, 1 conservative) show art in the homes of the former's members & in the sanctuary of the latter church.

    Associated Search Terms: Material culture; Art; Catholic, U.S.A.; Participant observation
  • Displays of Faith: Material/Visual Versus Cognitive/Verbal.
    McCallion, Michael J. (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 49:4: 427-437.

    Based on 2000 Detroit survey data from congregations; Catholics physically display their religion more than do others.

    Associated Search Terms: Material culture; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • The Embodied Spirituality of the Post-Boomer Generations.
    Flory, Richard W., and Donald E. Miller (2007)
    In Kieran Flanagan and Peter C. Jupp (eds.) A Sociology of Spirituality. Aldershto, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 201-218.

    Develops a typology of post-baby boomers who seek an embodied or materialized religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Material culture; Ritual; Generations
  • Les substances du chamanisme. Perspectives sud-amérindiennes.
    Crépeau, Robert R. (2007)
    Anthropologie et Sociétés 31:3: 107-126.

    Associated Search Terms: Material culture; Shamanism
  • What Would Jesus Buy: American Consumption of Religious and Spiritual Material Goods.
    Park, Jerry Z., and Joseph Baker (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:4: 501-517.

    Based on 2005 Baylor Religion Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Media; Material culture
  • Archaeological and Architectural Issues and the Question of Demographic and Urban Forms.
    Osiek, Carolyn (2002)
    In Anthony J. Blasi, Jean Duhaime, and Paul-André Turcotte (eds.) Handbok of Early Christianity. Social Science Approaches. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira Press, pp. 83-103.

    Associated Search Terms: Material culture; Early Christian
  • Objetos del mundo superior y del inframundo y la legitimación del poder shamánico secoya, Ecuador.
    Cipolletti, María Susana (2002)
    In Thomas P. Myers and María Susana Cipolletti (eds.) Artifacts and Society in Amazônia (Bonner Amerikanistische Studien, 36). Markt Schwaben: Verlag Anton Saurwein, pp. 143-156.

    Associated Search Terms: Legitimation; Material culture; Shamanism
  • Visual Piety: A History and Theory of Popular Religious Images.
    Morgan, David (1998)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Material culture; Art
  • Words as Things: Language, Aesthetics, and the Objectification of Protestant Evangelicalism.
    Coleman, Simon (1996)
    Journal of Material Culture 1: 107-128.

    Associated Search Terms: Material culture; Symbol; Evangelical
  • Material Christianity: Religion and Popular Culture in America.
    McDannell, Colleen (1995)
    New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Material culture; United States; Symbol; Popular culture
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