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  • Les ambivalences du succès monastique. Étude de cas.
    Palmisano, Stefania (2017)
    Social Compass 64:2: 275-287.

    Based on 2011-14 field work in a monastery in Bose, Piedmont, Italy. Describes changes that accompanied economic success & social acceptance. The success is based on the charisma of the founder, which raises questions about the future.

    Associated Search Terms: Case study; Monasticism; Charisma; Italy, Piedmont
  • Exploring New Monastic Communities. The reinvention of tradition.
    Palmisano, Stefania (2015)
    Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism
  • Le monachisme dans l'Église et la société. Une perspective de sociologie historique.
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2015)
    In Jason Zuidema (ed.) Understanding the Consecrated Life in Canada. Critical Essays on Contemporary Trends. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Cognitive minority; Monasticism; Troeltsch, Ernst; Weber, Max
  • "Monastiizing the monastic": Religious clothes, socialization and the transformation of body and self among Greek Orthodox nuns.
    Sotiriou, Eleni (2015)
    Italian Journal of Sociology of Education 7:3: 140-160.

    Associated Search Terms: Novice; Socialization; Nun; Monasticism; Clothing; Religious; Greek Orthodox
  • Transnational Monasteries: The Economic Performance of Cloistered Women.
    Langewiesche, Katrin (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2:132-146.

    Study of a female Benedictine monastery near Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, which is financially independent with a yoghurt & food additive business.

    Associated Search Terms: Nun; Orders/congregations; Transnational; Monasticism; Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou; Benedictine; Economic
  • New Monasticism and the Transformation of American Evangelicalism.
    Markofski, Wes (2015)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    2006-11 open ended interview study of an Evangelical urban monastery in a Midwest U.S.A. city; members were critical of theological individualism & political conservatism. Content analysis of Evangelical books shows contrasting positions in the field.

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; Culture; Field; Content analysis; Conservative/liberal; Bourdieu, Pierre; Grounded theory; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Inner-worldly asceticism; Justice; Monasticism
  • Séguy and the monastic utopia.
    Pace, Enzo (2014)
    Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion 5: 277-283.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Utopian; Séguy, Jean
  • The paradoxes of new monsticism in the consumer society.
    Palmisano, Stefania (2013)
    In François Gauthier and T. Martikainen (eds.) Religion in Consumer Culture. Surrey: Ashgate, pp. 75-90.

    Associated Search Terms: Consumerism; Monasticism
  • ¿De la institución total a la extinction? Debate sobre el futuro de la vida monástica en los monasteries benedictions de mujeres en Cataluña (España).
    Collet i Sabaté, Jordi (2013)
    Revista Internacional de Sociología 71:2: 335-356.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Spain, Catalonia; Benedictine; Catholic, Spain
  • L'économie dans l'utopie monastique: les stratégies d'adaptation.
    Jonveaux, Isabelle (2013)
    Social Compass 60:2: 160-173.

    Based on 2004 fieldwork at European monasteries, & data on their incomes & expenditures.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Other-worldly asceticism; Monasticism; Adaptation
  • Nuove comunità monastiche.La rinnovazione della tradizione.
    Chiurato, Chiara, and Stefania Palmisano (2012)
    Etnografia e Ricerca Qualitativa 2:157-174.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism
  • Monachesimo europeo ed economia.
    Jonveaux, Isabelle (2012)
    Etnografia e Ricerca Qualitativa 2: 203-216.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Monasticism
  • Tenersi fuori dal mondo: le diverse valenze dell'extramondanità monastica.
    Hervieu-Léger, Danièle (2012)
    Etnografia e ricerca qualitativa 2: 185-202.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Otherworldliness
  • Asceticism and the place of the body in modern monastic prayer.
    Jonveaux, Isabelle (2012)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Mapping Religion and Spirituality in a Postsecular World. Religion and the Social Order 22. Leiden: Brill, pp. 151-166.

    History of the role of asceticism in monastic prayer. Contemporary shft to use of the body as a means of expression isntead. "Spirituality" functionally replaces asceticism.

    Associated Search Terms: Body; Asceticism; Monasticism; Spirituality; Prayer
  • Le monasticisme dans la sociologie de Max Weber et de Ernst Troeltsch. Monasticism and society in Max Weber and Ernst Troeltsch.
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2012)
    Claretanum 52: 405-427. Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion 5(2014): 261-276.

    Situates monasticism in the 2 scholars sociologies of religion. The English version has some changes not approved by the author.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Troeltsch, Ernst; Monasticism
  • Das Mönchtum und der religiöse Orden nach Max Weber und Ernst Troeltsch/Le monachisme et l’ordre religieux chez Max Weber et Ernst Troeltsch.
    Turcotte, Paul-André, with Arthur Lambert (2012)
    Claretianum 52: 428-503.

    Synthesis of the theories about monasticism of Max Weber and Ernst Troeltsch, followed by excerpts from their works.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Orders/congregations; Troeltsch, Ernst; Rationalization; Monasticism
  • Érudition et mystique dans le monachisme chrétien.
    Albert, Jean-Pierre (2011)
    Archives de sciences socales des religions 154: 45-60.

    Associated Search Terms: Mystic; Scholar; Monasticism
  • L'economia dei monasteri: comparazione europea e storica.
    Jonveaux, Isabelle (2011)
    In Virginie Alnet et al., La dimensione religiosa: problemi di metodo. Quaderno 56. Trento: Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, pp. 103-112.

    Methodological difficulties in gaining access to study the closed world of monasteries, past & present.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Methodology; Monasticism; Economic; Comparative
  • Le Monastére au travail: le Royaume de Dieu au défi de l'économie.
    Jonveaux, Isabelle (2011)
    Paris: Bayard.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Other-worldly asceticism; Monasticism
  • Gendered Charisma in the Buddhist Tzu Chi (Ciji) Movement.
    Huang, C. Julia (2008)
    Nova Religio 12:2: 29-47.

    Field study of a largely female lay Buddhist movement under a female monastic leadership.

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan; Women; Gender; Buddhist, Tzu Chi; Charisma; Monasticism; Buddhist, Taiwan
  • Mémoire reconstituée: les stratégies mnémoniques dans le reconstruction d'un monastère bouddhique.
    Ji, Zhe (2007)
    Cahiers internationaux de sociologie 122: 145-164.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Memory; China; Buddhist, China
  • Monastic Spirituality beyond the Cloister: A Preliminary Look at Lay Cistercians.
    Smith, William L. (2006)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 16: 17-39.

    Based on questionnaire data from lay associates of U.S. Trappist monasteries; most are married women seeking a deeper spirituality.

    Associated Search Terms: Cistercian; Monasticism
  • Dalla conemplazione all'azione. Forme di modernizzazione nel monachismo buddhista theravâda.
    Pace, Enzo (2006)
    Religione et società 56: 25-36.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Modernization; Buddhist, Theravada
  • Journey Back to Eden. My Life and Times among the Desert Fathers.
    Gruber, Mark (2002)
    Maryknoll, New York: Orbis.

    Popular account of field work among Coptic monks.

    Associated Search Terms: Egypt; Monasticism; Coptic; Participant observation
  • Etnografía, habitus y forma de vida: una experiencia de campo en comunidades religiosas de clausura.
    Ludueña, Gustavo Andrés (2000)
    Cuadernos del Instituto Nacional de Antropologia 19: 365-384.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Orders/congregations; Monasticism; Habitus; Nun
  • Asrama, Yukta-Vairagya et Structure d'Organisation de l'ISKCON.
    Madsen, Finn (2000)
    Social Compass 47:2: 187-204.

    In Scandinavia as elsewhere Hare Krishna devotees who marry find themselves in an anomalous situation; consequently lay organizations affiliated with temple residences have emerged.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna, Scandinavia; Marriage; Scandinavia; Monasticism
  • Cristiani d'Oriente in Piemonte.
    Berzano, Luigi, and Andrea Cassinasco (1999)
    Torino: L'Harmattan Italia.

    History & description of Orthodox and other eastern Christian churches in the Piedmont, Italy.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Russian Orthodox, Italy; Albanian Catholic, Italy; Egyptian Italians; Migrant; Lebanese Italians; Old Believers, Italy; Romanian Orthodox, Italy; Orthodox, eastern, Italy; Albanian Italians; Greek Italians; Romani; Icon; Coptic; Arab Italians; Ecumenism; Media; Italy, Piedmont
  • Schools of Asceticism: Ideology and Organization in Medieval Religious Communities.
    Kaelber, Lutz (1998)
    University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press.

    Examines the Cathar and Waldensian movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Waldensian; Historical; Social movement; Monasticism; Catholic, medieval; Weber, Max; Cathar
  • An Asian Route to Capitalism: Religious Economy and the Origins of Self-Transforming Growth in Japan.
    Collins, Randall (1997)
    American Sociological Review 62:6: 843-865.

    Argues that the early industrial break from agricultural capitalism occurred in the Buddhist monasteries of late medieval Japan.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Monasticism; Japan; Modernization
  • The Varieties of Ecological Piety.
    Szerszynski, Bronislaw (1997)
    Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion 1: 37-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Typology; Implicit religion; Sect; Environmentalism; Church; Monasticism; Folk religion
  • Virtuosity, Charisma and Social Order: A Comparative Sociological Study of Monasticism in Theravada Buddhism and Medieval Catholicism.
    Silber, Ilana Friedrich (1995)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Historical; Buddhist, Theravada; Monasticism
  • Gift-giving in the Great Traditions: The Case of Donations to Monasteries in the Medieval West.
    Silber, Ilana Friedrich (1995)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 36:2: 209-243.

    Gifts came primarily from the nobles. Compares with non-western gift exchange patterns.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, medieval; Contributions; Gift; Comparative; Monasticism; Historical
  • Travail, loisir et observance chez les Trappistes au XIXe siècle. Deux études de cas: les moines d'Aiguebelle, les monials de Maubec.
    Delpal, Bernard (1994)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 39/86: 213-233.

    Examines 2 cases in 19th century France in which profitable enterprises were ended to preserve the Cistercian life style.

    Associated Search Terms: Labor; Trappist; Cistercian; Monasticism; Otherworldliness
  • Men Helping Women: A Monastic Case Study.
    Gold, Penny S. (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:1: 43-63. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Gender and Religion (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1994), pp. 53-73.

    Narrates the founding of a women's monastery with the not always enthusiastic support of a nearby men's Monastery; a major strain came from traditional limits on the cloistered women's role.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Monasticism
  • Monasticism and the "Protestant Ethic": Asceticism, Rationality and Wealth in the Medieval West.
    Silber, Ilana Friedrich (1993)
    British Journal of Sociology 44:1: 103-123.

    Medieval European monasticism does not really resemble the Protestant & capitalist asceticisms, but the reasons are not those given by Max Weber.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Catholic, medieval; Historical; Monasticism; Protestant Ethic; Capitalism
  • Geneaologies of Religion. Discipline and Reasons of Power in Christianity and Islam.
    Asad, Talal (1993)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Argues against a transhistorical definition of religion. Describes origins of anthropologists' concepts of religion, ritual, inquisitorial torture, & penance. Sees obedience as crucial in medieval Christian monasticism. Culture is analogous to referents, not text. Discusses public criticism in Islamic Saudi Arabia.

    Associated Search Terms: Definition of religion; Torture; Geertz, Clifford; Saudi Arabia; Ritual; Penance; Obedience; Monasticism; Methodology; Law; Islam, Saudi Arabia; Foucault, Michel; Catholic, medieval; Historical
  • Règles d'échange, voeux monastiques et codes.
    Jucquois, Guy (1992)
    Recherches sociologiques 23:3: 27-41.

    Interprets the monastic vows as a reversal of the otherwise universal rules of exchange.

    Associated Search Terms: Exchange theory; Vow; Monasticism
  • The Monastery. A Study in Freedom, Love, and Community.
    Hillery, George A., Jr. (1992)
    New York: Praeger.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Cistercian; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Zen Monastic Experience.
    Buswell, Robert E. (1992)
    Princeton: Princeton University Press.

    Account by a former monk, of an eclectically Zen Buddhist monastery in Korea.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Zen, Korea; Korea; Monasticism
  • St. Gerard's wrath: Religious power politics in a Dutch community.
    Bax, Mart (1992)
    Anthropological Quarterly 65:4: 177-186.

    Relates a monastery community ritually removing the blessings & protection of a chapel's patron saint by humiliating its statue in the 1870s, when the local diocese sought to take it over.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Catholic, Netherlands; Conflict; Saints; Netherlands, Rykhuysen; Monasticism
  • Les monastères dans l'Église Orthodoxe en Grèce.
    Konidaris, Jean (1991)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 75: 11-22.

    Examines legal aspects of the Greek Orthodox Church's & other Orthodox monasteries in Greece.

    Associated Search Terms: Greek Orthodox, Greece; Monasticism; Greece; Law
  • Monasticism, Utopias and Comparative Social Theory.
    Collins, Steven (1988)
    Religion 18:2: 101-135.

    Associated Search Terms: Utopian; Monasticism; Comparative
  • Reformmönchtum und der Aufsteig Clunys: Webers Bedeutung für die Forschung heute.
    Rosenwein, Barbara (1988)
    In Wolfgang schluchter (ed.) Max Webers Sicht des Okzidentalen Christentums: Interpretation und Kritik. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, pp. 276-311.

    Associated Search Terms: Trappist; Monasticism; Historical; Weber, Max; Europe, medieval; Catholic, Europe
  • On Ritual and Discipline in Medieval Christian Monasticism.
    Asad, Talal (1987)
    Economy and Society 16:2: 159-203. Revised version in Genealogies of Religion, 1993.

    Associated Search Terms: Discipline; Ritual; Catholic, medieval; Monasticism
  • Die Weltflucht der Mönche. Anmerkungen zur Funktion des monastisch-aszetischen Schweigens.
    Fuchs, Peter (1986)
    Zeitschrift für Soziologie 15:6: 393-405.

    Considers the rule of silence as a screening mechanism, especially in the Carthusian order.

    Associated Search Terms: Carthusian; Silence; Monasticism
  • Rebellion at the Lindenburgh: Southern Dutch Monastic Power Relations in a Developmental Perspective.
    Bax, Mart (1986)
    Sociologia Neerlandica 22:2: 130-144.

    Analyzes a 1967-74 conflict between priests & brothers in the Lindenburgh monastery, as the latter began to develop trade-centered enterprises.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Polity; Conflict; Modernization; Catholic, Netherlands; Netherlands
  • 'Opting Out' in Theravada Buddhism and Medieval Christianity.
    Silber, Ilana Friedrich (1985)
    Religion 15: 251-277.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Buddhist, Theravada; Catholic, medieval
  • Leadership and tradition in the regulation of Catholic monasticism.
    Winthrop, Robert H. (1985)
    Anthropological Quarterly 58;1: 30-38.

    Recounts the post-Napoleonic Benedictine revival in France & a short-lived foundation in the U.S. in connection with a foundation in Jerusalem.

    Associated Search Terms: Benedictine; Catholic; Change; Historical; Leadership; Monasticism
  • Vocations Sacerdotales et Religieuses.
    Delooz, Pierre (1985)
    Recherches sociologiques 16:3: 221-232.

    Presents statistics for Catholic clergy, monks, & nuns in Belgium, 1961-80; shows a dramatic decline leveling out.

    Associated Search Terms: Belgium; Orders/congregations; Monasticism; Clergy; Catholic, Belgium
  • Das frühe Mönchtum als soziale Bewegung.
    Bergmann, Werner (1985)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 37:1: 30-59.

    Considers early Egyptian & Syrian Christian monasticism as countercultural movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; Counterculture; Monasticism; Social movement
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