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  • Reviving the civil religious tradition.
    Gorski, Philip S. (2017)
    In Ruth Braunstein, Todd Nicholas Fuist, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.) Religion and Progressive Activism. New Stories about Faith and Politics. New York: New York University Press, pp. 271-288.

    Favors civil religion over religious nationalism & radical secularism.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Nationalism; Secularism
  • Recalling modernity: How nationalist memories shape religious diversity in Quebec and Catalonia
    Burchardt, Marian (2017)
    Nations and Nationalism 23:3: 599-619.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Identity, national; Spain, Catalonia; Nationalism; National religions; Canada, Quebec
  • Religious vs secular nationhood: "Multiple secularities" in post-Soviet Armenia.
    Burchardt, Marian, and Hovhannes Hovhannisyan (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 427-443.

    Analyzes post-Soviet Armenian history in terms of multiple secularities and cultural defense (resistance against secularization).

    Associated Search Terms: NGO; National religions; Cultural defense; War; State; Security; Pluralism; Nationalism; Armenian Apostolic Church, Armenia; Armenia; Secularization; Martin, David A.; Boundary maintenance; Education; Identity, national; Integration (national); Historical; Freedom of religion
  • L’Église-nation canadienne-française au siècle des nationalités : Regard croisé sur l’ultramontanisme et le nationalisme.
    Laniel, Jean-François (2015)
    Études d'histoire religieuse 81:1/2: 15-37.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec; Catholic, Canada; Cultural religion; Nationalism
  • The roles of religion in national legitimation: Judaism and Zionism's elusive quest for legitimacy.
    Abulof, Uriel (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 515-533.

    Notes an increased use of religion over time to legitimate Zionism.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Nationalism; Legitimation; Jewish, Israel; Israel; Zionism
  • Religion and power: No logos without mythos.
    Martin, David (2014)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    A collection of essays, having power & religion as a theme. Criticizes the privatization & rationalization versions of the secularization thesis. Focus on differentiation & the relationship of religion to power. Presupposes a functionalist definition of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, London; Poland; Peace/war; Nationalism; Lithuania; Great Britain; Identity, national; Politics; Differentiation; Definition of religion; Comparative; Charisma; Axial age; Individualism; Voluntarism; Privatization; Rationalization; Secularism; Secularization; Spain; Symbol; Ukraine; Violence; Power
  • Secularisation and Nationalism: A Critical Review.
    Santiago, José (2012)
    Social Compass 59:1: 3-20.

    Review of the literature on nationalism as a surrogate for religion. Finds the theories confound function & cause; nations do not need ucltural integration. Nationalism does not lead to ndividual immortality but social immortlaity & hence is unlike religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (social); Civil religion; Durkheim, Émile; Integration (national); Nationalism; Political religion; Surrogate for religion; Functionalism; Secularization
  • Ethnic nominalism and civic religiosity: Christianity and national identity.
    Storm, Ingrid (2011)
    Sociological Review 59: 827-846.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity, national; Civil religion
  • Collectivistic Religions: Religion, Choice, and Identity in Late Modernity.
    Jakeli?, Slavica (2010)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    Based mostly on eastern European examples.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity, national; Europe, eastern; Collectivist religions
  • American Presidential Rhetoric from Ronald Reagan to George W. Bush: Another Look at Civil Religion.
    Roof, Wade Clark (2009)
    Social Compass 56:2: 286-301.

    Detects a shift toward religious nationalism in American presidential rhetoric.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Nationalism; Discourse
  • From 'Civil Religion' to Nationalism as the Religion of Modern Times: Rethinking a Complex Relationship.
    Santiago, José (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:2: 394-401.

    Critique of the metaporical nature of studies of civil religion & of nationalism as political religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Nationalism; Political religion
  • New Japanese religions in the West: Between nationalism and universalism.
    Cornille, Catherine (2000)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) Japanese New Religions in Global Perspective. London: Routledge, pp. 10-34.

    Associated Search Terms: Universalism; Nationalism; New religions
  • But who's going to win? National and minority religions in post-communist society.
    Barker, Eileen (1997)
    In Irena Borowik and Grezegorz Babi?ski (eds.) New Religious Phenomena in Central and Eastern Europe. Kraków: Nomos, pp. 26-52.

    Associated Search Terms: Minority; National religions
  • Implicit Religion, Environmentalism, and Institutionalized Societalism in Iceland: The Case of the Whale.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (1996)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 7: 97-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Implicit religion; Iceland; Nationalism
  • Continuity and Change of Ritual in Polish Folk Piety.
    Piwowarski, Wladyslaw (1982)
    Social Compass 29:2/3: 125-134.

    Rituals have come to express nationalism; they have been secularized & also privatized (or familialized).

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Poland; Privatization; Popular religion; Ritual; Poland; Nationalism; Family
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