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  • "Baba has come to civilize us": Developmental idealism and framing the strict demands of the Brahma Kumaris.
    McKendry-Smith, Emily (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 698-716.

    Based on 2008-09 interviews with 47 women who attended Brahma Kumari centers in Nepal, as well as participation observation in the centers. The women accepted strict practices that seemed modern but not celibacy, which did not seem modern.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Participant observation; Nepal; Modern; Frame alignment; Celibacy; Brahma Kumari, Nepal; Strictness
  • Religious reflexivity: The effect of continual novelty and diversity on individual religiosity.
    Martí, Gerardo (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:1: 1-13.

    The modern situation often involves religious reflexivity--a deliberative problem-solving religious orientation, engendering a de-communalization of religion in which socialization loses importance.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Reflexivity; Self; Pluralism; Modernity; Individualism; Differentiation
  • Disenchantment revisited: Formations of the "secular" and "religious" in the technological discourse of modernity.
    Han, Sam (2015)
    Social Compass 61:1: 76-88.

    Weber's concept of demagicalization is not as important as a grand narrative of modernit & secularization but as a prompt to redefining the technological & the religious.

    Associated Search Terms: Disenchantment; Secularization; Weber, Max; Modernity; Discourse
  • Le catholicisme québécos entre France et Amérique: Les missionnaires français, la modernité américaine et le redéploiement socioculurel dans l’espace public (1840-1870).
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2015)
    In Solange Lefebvre, Céline Béraud, and E.-Martin Meunier (eds.) Catholicsme et cultures: Regards croisés Québec-Fance. Québec: Presses de l'Université Laval, pp. 213-247 /Rennes, France: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, pp. 175-201.

    Role of some religious orders & congregations in creating autonomous space for modernization in Quebec; focuses on the case of he Viatorians, whose American-like educational program was autonomous from that of the classical curriculum traditionally favored by the higher clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Orders/congregations; Modernization; Education; Catholic, Canada; Clercs de Saint-Viateur; Canada, Quebec
  • Musulmane e moderne.
    Massari, Monica (2014)
    Rassegna italiani di sociologia 3: 553-574.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam; Modernity
  • The Many Altars of Modernity: Toward a Paradigm for Religion in a Pluralist Age.
    Berger, Peter L. (2014)
    Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Modernity
  • Apocalipsis maya: Una creencia posmoderna en la era de la información.
    De la Torre, Renée, and Lizette Campechano (2014)
    Revista Brasileira de História das Religiões 20:7: 35-57.

    Associated Search Terms: Post-modern; Apocalyptic; Internet; Mayan
  • The holy contract: The social contract of the Toldos Aharon Hasidic group.
    Guzmen-Carmeli, Shlomo, and Asaf Sharabi (2014)
    Social Compass 61:3: 290-309.

    Members of the Toldos Aharon Hasidic, an extreme Hasidic group, renew their membership annually by signing a contract, which is a modern rather than traditional practice. Bawsed on 2005-08 field work in Jerusalem.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Israel, Jerusalem; Jewish, Hasidic, Israel
  • Zur Neubestimmung des Verhältnisses von Religion und Moderne.
    Schwinn, Thomas (2013)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 61, 1 Suppl., 73-97.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity
  • La Chiesa e i grandi rischi della modernità: la sequela dei modernismi.
    Prandi, Carlo (2013)
    Religione e Società 76: 25-33.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Modernity
  • African affirmations: The religion of modernity and the modernity of religion.
    Swidler, Ann (2013)
    International Sociology 28:6: 680-696.

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Modernity
  • Religion, individualisation and consumerism: Construction of religiosity in "liquid" and "reflexive" modernity.
    Speck, Simon (2013)
    In François Gauthier and T. Martikainen (eds.) Religion in Consumer Culture. Surrey: Ashgate, pp. 27-42.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualization; Modernity; Consumerism
  • Modernization and the gender gap in religiosity: Evidence from cross-national European surveys.
    Voas, David, Siobhan McAndrew, and Ingrid Storm. (2013)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 65, 1 Suppl., 259-283.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Gender; Modernization; Religiosity
  • Reform and revival in Moscow Orthodox communities. Two types of religious modernity.
    Agadjanian, Alexander (2013)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions 162:2: 75-94.

    Associated Search Terms: Russian Orthodox, Russia; Modernity; Russia, Moscow
  • Von Multiple Modernities zu Multiple Secularities: kulturelle Diversität, Säkularismus und Toleranz als Leitidee in Indien.
    Burchardt, Marian, and Monika Wohlrab-Sahr (2013)
    Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie 38:4: 355-374.

    Associated Search Terms: Diversity; India; Modernity; Pluralism; Secularism; Tolerance
  • Modernity and the secularization debate.
    Mouzelis, Nicos (2012)
    Sciology 46;2: 207-223.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Secularization
  • Tracking the new shape of the Catholic Church in the West.
    Hellemans, Staf. (2012)
    In S. Hellemans and J. Wissink (eds.) Towards a New Catholic Church in Advanced Modernity: Transformations, Visions, Tensions. Berlin: LIT-Verlag, pp. 19-50.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Catholic; Change
  • Fundamentalism and the Changing Religious Field.
    Duschinsky, Robbie (2012)
    Social Compass 59:1: 21-33.

    Sees fundamentalism as a totalizing religious system, best understood as a response to modern processes that destabilize the relation between the elite & the dominated in the national & religious fields.

    Associated Search Terms: Bourdieu, Pierre; Fundamentalism; Modernization
  • Beauty contra God. Has aesthetics replaced religion in modernity?
    Carroll, John (2012)
    Journal of Sociology 48:2: 206-223.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Aesthetic; Modernity
  • Theory as a tool in the social scientific study of religion and Martin Riesebrodt's The Promise of Salvation.
    Konieczny, Mary Ellen, Loren D. Lybarger, and Kelly H. Chong (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 397-411.

    Critique of the empirical "lived religion" & postmodern approaches. Favors Riesebrodt's focus on liturgies, while acknowledging the limitations it has as revealed in later articles in the same issue of JSSR.

    Associated Search Terms: Lived religion; Post-modern; Riesebrodt, Martin; Practice-centered theory
  • The Emerging Church: Religion at the Margins.
    Packard, Josh (2012)
    Boulder, Colorado: First Forum Press.

    Based on observation and surveys of emerging churches across the US. Uses organizational theory to describe an absence of institutionalism as an advantage in an age of fluid lives.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Organizational culture; Institution; Extended case method; Post-modern; Emerging church
  • Glaube als Option./Faith as an Option, tr. Alex Skinner.
    Joas, Hans (2012)
    Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder/Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2014.

    Modernization doe snot inevitably result in secularization, & secularization doe snot inevitably undermine morality.

    Associated Search Terms: Troeltsch, Ernst; Hinze, Otto; Pluralism; Weber, Max; Moral; Change; Merton, Robert K.; Modernization; Violence
  • A noção de crença e suas implicações para a modernidade: um diálogo imaginado entre Bruno Latour e Talal Asad.
    Giumbelli, Emerson (2011)
    Horizontes Antropológicos 17:35: 327-356.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Belief
  • Premessa.
    Abbruzzese, Salvatore (2011)
    In Virginie Alnet et al., La dimensione religiosa: problemi di metodo. Quaderno 56. Trento: Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, pp. 9-15.

    The privatized state of religion in modernity necessitates a negotiation between observer & observed. Introduces the chapters of the volume.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Privatization; Modernity
  • Hinduism in India and Congregational Forms: Influences of Modernization and Social Networks.
    Stroope, Samuel (2011)
    Religions 2:4: 676-692. www.mdpi.com/journal/religions

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Network; India; Congregation; Hindu, India
  • Socialization values, cultural-religious zones and modernization theory.
    Fjellvang, Tormod (2011)
    European Sociological Review 27:2: 196-211.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Obedience; Protestant, Europe; Socialization; Europe; Catholic, Europe
  • Complicating the "Clash of Civilizations": Gender and Politics in Contemporary Kuwait.
    González, Alessandra L., and Lubna Al-Kazi (2011)
    In Patrick Michel and Enzo Pace (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Volume 2: Religion and Politics. Leiden: Brill, pp. 64-84.

    Analyzes 2007 questionnaire data from Kuwaiti undergraduate students. Religiosity & membership in a conservative denomination inversely predicts feminist views, but literalism positively predicts them.

    Associated Search Terms: Kuwait; Gender; Women; Students, undergraduate; Denomination (organizational entity); Experience; Education; Feminism; Islam, Kuwait; Literalism; Modernization; Politics, Kuwait; Salience
  • Religions of Modernity: Relocating the Sacred to the Self and the Digital.
    Aupers, Stef, and Dick Houtman (2010)
    Leiden: Brill.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Internet; Modernity
  • Does Duration of Deregulated Religious Markets Affect Church Attendance? Evidence from 26 Religious Markets in Europe and North America Between 1981 and 2006.
    Aarts, Olav, Manfred te Grotenhuis, Ariana Need, and Nan Dirk de Graaf (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:4: 657-672.

    Based on European & World Values Study data; modernization corrodes church attendance more than deregulation can stimulate it.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Practice; Market model; Secularization
  • Secularización: una dimensión empirica de la modernidad en la zona andina de Nariño (Colombia).
    Villamarín, Francisco Javier (2010)
    Revista Cultura e Religión 4:2: 166-191.

    Associated Search Terms: Colombia, Nariño region; Secularization; Modernity
  • The Secular Transition: Two Worldwide Growth of Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses, and Seventh-Day Adventists.
    Cragun, Ryan T., and Ronald Lawson (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:3: 349-373.

    1960-2006 membership data for 3 religious denominations show economic development curtailing membership growth.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon; Modernization; Membership; Jehovah´s Witness; Development; Seventh-day Adventist
  • China Challenges Secularization Theory.
    Dobbelaere, Karel (2009)
    Social Compass 56:3: 362-370.

    Comments on 3 previous articles in the same number of Social Compass, which are not particularly sociological but which represent challenges to secularization theory.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Modernity; China
  • Religión y modernización. La producción y la recepción de los escritos de Emilio Willems en Brasil sobre religión.
    Silveira, Leonildo (2009)
    Revista Cultura y Religión 3:2: 5-25.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Willems, Emilio
  • Max Weber. Religion and Modernization.
    Kippenberg, Hans G. (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 63-78.

    Weber saw modernization as religiously-influenced rationalization, not as secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Weber, Max; Rationalization; Disenchantment
  • For Love of Faith: Patterns of Religious Engagement in a New Town.
    Groot, Kees de (2009)
    In Guiseppe Giordan (ed.) Conversion in the Age of Pluralism. Leiden: Brill, pp. 91-113.

    Based on 54 interviews in 2004 in Zoetermeer; background was more important than choice.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands, Zoetermeer; Urban; Suburb; Modernity; Conversion
  • Religion and Modernity in a New Key.
    Vukomanovic, Milan (2009)
    In Danijela Gavrilovic (ed.) Revitalization of Religion. Theoretical and Comparative Approaches. Nis, Serbia: Yugoslav Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, pp. 7-13.

    How one conceptualizes religion & all that religion entails affects assessments of secularization & revitalization.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Secularization; Sacralization; Practice; Definition of religion; Discourse
  • Afterword: Modernization, Globalization, and Buddhism.
    Tamney, Joseph B. (2008)
    In Paul David Numrich (ed.) North American Buddhists in Social Context. Leiden: Brill, pp. 225-241.

    Clarifies variously worded changes in Buddhism, largely in terms of modernization and globalization.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Globalization; Buddhist
  • Pilgrims and Progress. The Production of Religious Experience in a Korean Religion.
    Bell, Kirsten (2008)
    Nova religio 12:1: 83-102.

    Based on field work in Korea. Chondogyo is a modernizing religion and hence is ambivalent over trance but emphasizes pilgrimage instead.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Modernization; Chondogyo; Trance; Korea (South)
  • Integration or Individuation: Are the Salvation Goods Promised by First-Century Christian Preaching Still Attractive?
    Brandt, Pierre-Yves (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation Goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 101-125.

    The 1st century appeal of Christianity, as presented by Gerd Theissen, was social integration; Christianity does not offer that in the modern world.

    Associated Search Terms: Religious goods; Modernity; Integration (social); Early Christian; Individualism
  • Expectation, Affection and Responsibility. The Charismatic Journey of a New Buddhist Group in Taiwan.
    Ji, Zhe (2008)
    Nova Religio 12:2: 48-68.

    Focuses on construction of the charisma of Li Yuansong, leader of the Modern Chan Society.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Taiwan; Taiwan; Charisma; Case study; Buddhist, Modern Chan Society
  • Religious America, Secular Europe? A Theme and Variations.
    Berger, Peter L., Grace Davie, and Effie Fokas (2008)
    Hampshire, U.K.: Aldershot.

    Comparisons between U.S.A. & European nations suggest a multiple modernity approach to contemporary religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Competition; Comparative; Secularization; Pluralism; Europe; Intellectuals; Modernity; United States
  • Sociology, Religion and Grace.
    Szakolczai, Arpad (2007)
    London: Rouledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Civilizations; Modernization; Historical
  • Christian Moderns: Freedom and Fetish in the Mission Encounter.
    Keane, Webb (2007)
    Berkeley: Universty of California Press

    Associated Search Terms: Colonialism; Indonesia; Missions; Modernization
  • Le pari personnaliste: Modernité et catholicisme au 20ème siècle.
    Meunier, É. Martin (2007)
    Saint-Laurent, Quebec: Fides.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Catholic; Modernity
  • Modernity and Hybridization of Nationalism and Religion: Zionism and the Jews of the Middle East as a Heuristic Case.
    Shenhav, Yehouda (2007)
    Theory and Society 36:1: 1-30.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Jewish; Nationalism; Zionism
  • Georg Simmel: Religion and Spirituality.
    Varga, Ivan (2007)
    In Kieran Flanagan and Peter C. Jupp (eds.) A Sociology of Spirituality. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 145-160.

    Simmel anticipated the post-modern condition & quest for indivdiual spirituality.

    Associated Search Terms: Post-modern; Individualism; Simmel, Georg
  • Protestant Modernity, Weber, Secularization and Protestantism.
    Carroll, Anthony J. (2007)
    Scranton, Pennsylvania: University of Scranton Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Weber, Max; Secularization; Protestant
  • Multiple Modernities and Islamism in Iran.
    Kamali, Masoud (2007)
    Social Compass 54:3: 373-387.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Iran; Shi'ite, Iran; Politics, Iran
  • Modernity and the borderlands of Islamic spirituality in Indoensia's new Sufi networks.
    Howell, Julia Day (2007)
    In Martin van Bruinessen and Julia Day Howell (eds.) Sufism and the "Modern" in Islam. London: IB Tauris, pp. 217-241.

    Associated Search Terms: Spirituality; Modern; Indonesia; Islam, Sufi, Indonesia
  • Modernity and Islamic spirituality in Indonesia's new Sufi networks.
    Howell, Julia Day (2007)
    In M. Van Bruinessen and Julia Day Howell (eds.) Sufism and the "modern" in Islam. London: Tauris, pp. 217-241.

    Associated Search Terms: Indonesia; Islam, Sufi, Indonesia; Network; Spirituality; Modernity
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