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  • "Men of iron will": Idealized gender in Christian heavy metal.
    Rademacher, Heidi E. (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 632-648.

    Sees convergence of Evangelical music & secular heavy metal music in an idealized gender trope.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Gender traditionalism; Popular culture; Evangelical; Music
  • My Soul Is in Haiti. Protestantism in the Haitian Diaspora of the Bahamas.
    Louis, Bertin M., Jr. (2015)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based on 2002-05 field work. The particularly ascetic Protestants of the Haitian diaspora identify themselves as Kretyen (Christian) rather than Pwotestan (Protestant). They maintain their boundaries against Bahamians, "uncoverted" (Catholic-Vodou), & Pwotestan Haitian Bahamians.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Protestant, Bahamas; Participant observation; Nationalism; Minority; Haitian Bahamians; Diaspora; Stratification; Bahamas; Music; Boundary maintenance; Transnational; Migrant
  • Branding, music, and religion: Standardization and adaptation in the experience of the "Hillsong sound."
    Wagner, Tom (2014)
    In J.C. Usunier and J. Stolz (eds.) Religion as Brands. New Perspetives on the Marketization of Religion and Spirituality. Barnham, U.K.: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Branding; Music; Hillsong
  • Exaltation: Ecstatic Experience in Pentecostalism and Popular Music.
    Jennings, Mark (2014)
    Bern: Peter Lang.

    Associated Search Terms: Experience; Music; Ecstasy; Pentecostal
  • Finding the sacred in unexpected places: Religious evanescence and evocation.
    Bartkowski, John P. (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:3:357-371.

    Without using the term "dialectic," notes the movement toward the sacred in secular song lyrics (evocation) & away from the sacred in seemingly religious song lyrics (evanescence).

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Sacred/profane; Dialectic
  • Melodies of resistance: Islamist music in secular Turkey.
    Tas, Hakki (2014)
    Social Compass 61:3: 368-383.

    During the official secularist era in Turkey, resistance took the form of Islamist music.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; Music; Islam, Turkey; Politics, Turkey; Turkey
  • Hearing the "Hillsong Sound": Music, Marketing, and Branded Spiritual Eperience at a Transnational Megachurch.
    Wagner, Tom (2014)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, musicology, Royal Holloway University of London.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, Great Britain; Megachurch; Music; Hillsong; Great Britain, London
  • Northern Ireland, America and the Emerging Church Movement: Exploring the significance of Peter Rollins and the Ikon Collective.
    Ganiel, Gladys, and Gerardo Marti (2014)
    Journal for the Irish Association for the Academic Study of Religion 1:1: 26-47.

    Associated Search Terms: Emerging church; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; United States; Art; Music
  • Music branding and the hegemonic prosumption of values of an Evangelical growth church.
    Wagner, Tom (2014)
    In Gladys Ganiel, Heidemarie Winkel, and Christophe Monnot (eds.) Religion in Times of Crisis. Leiden: Brill, pp. 11-32.

    Based on 2009-13 fieldwork with the Hillsong (Australian Evangelical) branch in London, UK.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, Great Britain; Music; Megachurch; Hillsong; Great Britain, London; Branding; Prosumption
  • America's heirloom comfot song: "Amazing Grace."
    Lewis, Kevin (2013)
    Implicit Religion 16:3: 277-288.

    "Amazing Grace" transcends racial and class lines in the American South, as a comfort song, especially at funerals. Its anti-slavery origins are lost in this very transcendence into uncontested cultural space.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; United States, South; Comfort; Funeral
  • Il Dio di Davide: musica e danza nella tradizione pentecostale africana.
    Butticci, Annalisa (2012)
    Religioni e Società 73: 59-67.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Pentecostal, Africa; Dance
  • Beyond Krishnacore: Straight Edge punk and implicit religion.
    Stewart, Francis. (2012)
    Implicit Religion 15:3: 259-288.

    Uses the case of Straight Edge punk rock to illustrate the blurring of the religous/secular divide. Based on 2009-11 interviews in the San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, & the U.K., which involved respondents creating visual images.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Implicit religion
  • Transmission et stabilisation des chants rituels.
    Déléage, Pierre (2012)
    L'Homme 203/204: 103-137.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Ritual; Socialization
  • Incarnating encounters: Reflections on spirituality, art and interreligious dialogue.
    Illman, Ruth (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. 43-62.

    Based on intervews with artists, musicians, & authors, 2 of whom are the focus of this paper.

    Associated Search Terms: Spirituality; Music; Globalization; Art; Change; Ecumenism
  • Worship Across the Racial Divide: Religious Music and the Multi-Racial Congregation.
    Marti, Gerardo (2012)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on participant observation & interviews in 12 multiracial Protestant churches in the Los Angeles area. Highlights the importance of the worship experience, especially music.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Participant observation; Multiculturalism; Diversity; Ethnic; United States, California, Los Angeles; Music
  • I Belong to This Band, Hallelujah! Community, Spirituality, and Tradition among Sacred Harp Singers.
    Clawson, Laura (2011)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press

    Associated Search Terms: Music
  • Understanding the Diversity of Islamic Identity in Turkey through Popular Music: The Global/Local Nexus.
    Erol, Ayhan (2011)
    Social Compass 58:2: 187-202.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular culture; Global; Islam, Turkey; Music; Turkey
  • "All Things Are Possible": Towards a Sociological Explanation of Pentecostal Miracles and Healings.
    Stolz, Jörg (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:4: 456-482.

    Based on interviews & close examination of a DVD of a healing workshop held in French-speaking Switzerland; suggests a combination of social techniques (suggestion, rhythm, music), contextual factors (audience size, beliefs), & causal mechanisms (probability, labeling, selection, & editing effects) produces healings.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Pentecostal; Testimonial; Miracle; Case study; Methodology; Medical; Healing; Association Internationale des Ministères de Guérisons
  • Le "World Sufism": quand le soufisme entre en scène.
    El Asri, Farid, and Anne-Marie Vuillemenot (2010)
    Social Compass 57:4: 493-502.

    Notes compromises with commercial market demands in 2007-2010 Sufi music performances in Europe.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi; Music
  • Collective effervescence, numinous experience or proto-religious phenomena? Moshing with Durkheim, Schleiermacher and Otto.
    Jennings, Mark (2010)
    In E. De la Fuente and P. Murphy (eds.) Philosophical and Cultural Theories of Music. Leiden: Brill, pp. 117-141.

    Associated Search Terms: Collective effervescence; Durkheim, Émile; Music; Experience
  • Bodies in Sync: Interaction Ritual Theory Applied to Sacred Harp Singing.
    Heider, Anne, and R. Stephen Warner (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:1: 76-97.

    Based on the authors' experiences.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Participant observation; Ritual; Emotion; Collective effervescence; United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • The Contemporary Convergence of Art and Religion.
    Wuthnow, Robert (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 360-374.

    The differentiation of the arts & religion makes them interdependent.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Art
  • L'expression musicale de muselmans européens. Création de sonorité et normativité religieuse.
    El Asri, Farid (2009)
    Revue européene de Migrations Internationales 25:2: 35-50.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Islam
  • Chanting Down the New Jerusalem: Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean.
    Guadeloupe, Francio (2009)
    Berkeley: Universty of California Press

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Economic; Caribbean
  • Congregations' Significance to American Civic Life.
    Chaves, Mark (2009)
    In Paul Lichterman and C. Brady Potts (eds.) The Civic Life of American Religion. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, pp. 69-81.

    Based on Chaves, Congregations in America. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Art; Music; Parish; Social services
  • Doing the Devil's Work: Heavy Metal and the Threat to Public Order in the Muslim World.
    Levine, Mark (2009)
    Social Compass 56:4: 564-576.

    History of Satan in Middle Eastern culture & account of modern Islamic negative reactions to Heavy Metal music.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Islam; Middle East; Satanist; Deviance/social control
  • Renegotiating the Sacred-secular Binary: IX Saves and Contemporary Christian Music.
    Chang, Paul Y., and Dale J. Lim (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 50:4: 392-412.

    Based on participant observation & interviews with an Evangelical Christian rock band.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Sacred/profane; Music
  • Religion and Rap Music: An Analysis of Black Church Usage.
    Barnes, Sandra L. (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 49:3: 319-338.

    Based on Faith Factor 2000 data on Black churches; finds denominational differences in use of rap music & that the music helps in recruiting young members.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; African Americans; Music
  • Singing and Solidarity.
    Warner, R. Stephen (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:2: 175-190.

    Autobiographical reflections on sacred harp music creating solidarity among the singers.

    Associated Search Terms: Solidarity; Ritual; Music
  • "Won't you break free?" An ethnography of music and the divine-human encounter at an Australian Pentecostal church.
    Jennings, Mark (2008)
    Culture and Religion: An Interdisciplinary Journal 9:2: 161-174.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Australia; Participant observation; Pentecostal, Australia
  • 'I Belong to This Band Hallelujah': Community, Spirituality, and Tradition among Sacred Harp Singers.
    Clawson, Laura (2007)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Princeton University.

    Associated Search Terms: Music
  • Musica, religião e cor: uma leitura da produção de black music gospel.
    Pinheiro, Márcia Leitão (2007)
    Religião e Sociedade 27:2: 163-180.

    Associated Search Terms: Music
  • "From this One Song Alone, I Consider Him to be a Holy Man": Ecstatic Religion, Musical Affect, and the Global Consumer.
    Hagedorn, Katherine (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:4: 489-496.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Ecstasy; Possession
  • A Singing Citizenry: Popular Music and Civil Religion in America.
    Meizel, Katherine (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:4: 497-503.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; United States; Civil religion
  • La Musique Metal: Sociologie d'un Fait Religieux.
    Bobineau, Olivier (2005)
    Sociétés 88:2: 59-71.

    Associated Search Terms: Music
  • A Church of Our Own. Disestablishment and Diversity in American Religion.
    Warner, R. Stephen (2005)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    A collection of essays.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; United States; Pluralism; Music; Migrant; Assimilation; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Ambivalence; Herberg, Will; United States, California, Mendocino; Congregationalism; Rational choice theory; Syncretism; Mestizaje; Parish
  • Christian Musical Worship and "Hostility to the Body": The Medieval Influence Versus the Pentecostal Revolution.
    Amoah, Michael (2004)
    Implicit Religion 7:1: 59-75.

    Pentecostals' music, unlike medieval ideals of religious music, feature the body.

    Associated Search Terms: Body; Music
  • Sacred Words Profane Music? The Free Monks as a Musical Phenomenon in Contemporary Greek Orthodoxy.
    Molokotos-Liederman, Lina (2004)
    Sociology of Religion 65:4: 403-416.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Greek Orthodox; Greece
  • Congregations in America.
    Chaves, Mark (2004)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

    Analyzes 1998 survey data to examine congregations' involvement in social services, politics, worship, education, & cultural activities.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; United States; Politics, U.S.A.; Education; Art; Music; Social services
  • The Ritual Roots of Society and Culture.
    Bellah, Robert N. (2003)
    In Michele Dillon (ed.) Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 31-44.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Sociolinguistics; Ritual
  • All in Sync: How Music and Art are Revitalizing American Religion.
    Wuthnow, Robert (2003)
    Berkeley: University of Calfiornia Press.

    Based on interviews, a survey, & focus groups in the U.S.A., conducted 1998-2002.

    Associated Search Terms: Art; Spiritual direction; Prayer; Socialization; Music; United States
  • Main Street Mystics: The Toronto Blessing and Reviving Pentecostalism.
    Poloma, Margaret M. (2003)
    Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Glossolalia; Liminality; Participant observation; Experiential dimension; Healing; Vineyard Churches; Prophecy; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Mysticism; Toronto Blessing; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Pentecostal, neo, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • Moral Boundaries in Christian Discourse on Popular Music.
    Häger, Andreas (2000)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 11: 155-171.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Discourse
  • Apostles of Rock: The Splintered World of Contemporary Christian Music.
    Howard, Jay R., and John M. Streck (1999)
    Lexington: University Press of Kentucky.

    Associated Search Terms: Music
  • Liturgy and Music.
    Davie, Grace, and David Martin (1999)
    In T. Walter (ed.) The Week Diana Died. London: Berg, pp. 197-198.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaster; Music; Ritual
  • Ecstasy as 'This-Worldly Path to Salvation': The Techno Youth Scene as a Proto-religious Collective.
    Corsten, Michael (1999)
    In Luigi Tomasi (ed.) Alternative Religions among European Youth. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 91-124.

    Based on 1996-97 interviews with 62 insiders in the Techno Scene (dance) in Berlin.

    Associated Search Terms: Surrogate for religion; Youth; Dance; Life cycle; Music; Germany, Berlin; Experiential dimension; Scene
  • Lieder der Macht: Religiöse Autorität und Performance in einer afrikanisch-christlichen Kirche Zambias.
    Kirsch, Thomas (1998)
    Münster: Lit-Verlag.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Authority; Zambia; African Christian
  • Religion, Boundaries, and Bridges.
    Warner, R. Stephen (1997)
    Sociology of Religion 58:3: 217-238.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Ritual; Music; Migrant; Pluralism
  • The Splintered Art World of Contemporary Christian Music.
    Howard, Jay R., and John M. Streck (1996)
    Puoular Music 15: 37-53.

    Associated Search Terms: Music
  • Art Versus Evangelism: The Tensions of Contemporary Christian Music.
    Howard, Jay R. (1996)
    In Fabio B. Dasilva and David L. Brunsma (eds.) All Music: Essays on the Hermeneutics of Music. Aldershot, U.K.: Avebury, pp. 149-165.

    Associated Search Terms: Proselytizing; Music
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