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  • La Naissance des Religions de la Préhistoire aux Religions Universalistes.
    Lambert, Yves (2007)
    Paris: Armand Colin.

    Associated Search Terms: Origins of religion; Monotheism
  • For the Glory of God. How Monotheism Led to Reformation, Science, Witch-Hunts, and the End of Slavery.
    Stark, Rodney (2003)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Social history of pre-modern religion in Europe, countering anti-religious distortions perpetrated by Enlgihtment & other anti-religious scholars.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution; Reformation; Witch; Slavery; Science; God, image of; Europe; Abolitionist movement; Monotheism; Historical
  • One True God: Historical Consequences of Monotheism.
    Stark, Rodney (2001)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Focuses on Christianity.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Missions; Rational choice theory; Conflict; Monotheism
  • Le Dieu Distribué: Une Anthropologie Comparée des Monothéismes.
    Lambert, Jean (1995)
    Paris: Éd. Du Cerf.

    Associated Search Terms: Monotheism; Comparative
  • Max Weber's Analysis of the Rise of Monotheism: A Reconstruction.
    Kalberg, Stephen (1994)
    British Journal of Sociology 45:4: 563-583.

    Notes Weber's methodology used in the explanation of the rise of monotheism in ancient Hebrew culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Hebrew; Monotheism; Weber, Max
  • Correlations Versus Case Studies: The Case of the Zulu in Swanson's The Birth of the Gods.
    Lang, Graeme (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28;3: 273-282.

    Associated Search Terms: Swanson, Guy E.; Correlation; Case study; Zulu; Monotheism; Africa; Methodology
  • High Gods and the Means of Subsistence.
    Simpson, John H. (1984)
    Sociological Analysis 45:3: 213-222.

    Analyzes data drawn from Murdock's Ethnographic Atlas.

    Associated Search Terms: Monotheism; High gods; God, concept of; Economic; Swanson, Guy E.
  • Monotheism and the Prophetic Minority: An Essay in Biblical History and Sociology.
    Lang, Bernhard (1983)
    Sheffield: JSOT Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Monotheism; Prophecy; Hebrew
  • Sovereign Groups, Subsistence Activities, and the Presence of a High God in Primitive Societies.
    Simpson, John H. (1979)
    In Robert Wuthnow (ed.) The Religious Dimension: New Directions in Quantitative Research. New York: Academic press, pp. 299-310.

    Re-analyses the sample drawn by Guy Swanson from Murdock's World Ethnographic Sample; uses Goodman's long-linear technique.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Monotheism; Primitive; High gods
  • Economic and Political Antecedents of Monotheism: A Cross-cultural Study.
    Underhill, Ralph (1975)
    American Journal of Sociology 80:4: 841-861. Comment by Guy E. Swanson 80:4: 862-869. Reply by Ralph Underhill 82:2 (1976): 418-421. Reply by Guy E. Swanson 82:2: 421-423.

    Economic complexity & political complexity of societies are independently related to belief in monotheism. The findings are consistent with Marx & Engels rather than Durkheim & Swanson.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Monotheism; Politics
  • An Evolutionary Explanation of Supportive Monotheism: A Comparative Study.
    Sheils, Dean (1974)
    International Journal of Comparative Sociology 15:1/2: 47-56.

    Analyzes Murdock's Ethnographic Atlas data; shows various societies' attributes correlated with "supportive monotheism" (one deity interested in creation & supporting moral codes).

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution, social; Comparative; Moral; Monotheism
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