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  • De l’occidentalisation du soufisme à la réislamisation du New Age? Sufi Order International et la globalization du religieux.
    Philippon, Alix (2014)
    Revue des mondes musulmans et de la Méditerranée 135: 209-226.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Islam, Sufi
  • Trajectories to the New Age. The Spiritual Turn of the First Generation of Dutch New Age Teachers.
    Van Otterloo, Anneke, Stef Aupers, and Dick Houtman (2012)
    Social Compass 59:2: 239-256.

    Based on interviews with Dutch New Age teachers & therapists at New Age centers. The first generation found institutions meaningless.

    Associated Search Terms: Counterculture; Netherlands; New age
  • "New age" spirituality as "tradition" of healthcare.
    Heelas, Paul (2012)
    In M. Cobb, C. Puchalski, and B. Rumbold (eds.) Spirituality in heathcare. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 69-76./In Paul Heelas (ed.) Spirituality in the Modern World. Within Religious Tradition and Beyond, vol. I. London: Routledge, pp. 252-70

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Spirituality; New age
  • Rethinking appropriation of the indigenous. A critique of the romanticist appoach.
    Waldron, David, and Janice Newton (2012)
    Nova religio 16:2: 64-85.

    The new age movement's appropriation of Australian aboriginal sites & symbols was often inappropriate & resented.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia; New age; Aboriginal Australians; Cultural appropriation
  • The new age milieu in Lithuania: Popular Catholicism or religious alternative?
    Ališauskiene, Milda (2012)
    In Milda Ališauskiene and Ingo W. Schröder (eds.) Religious Diversity in Post-Soviet Society: Ethnographies of Catholic Hegemony and the New Pluralism in Lithuania. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 151-167.

    New age thinkers in Lithuania emphasize their perceived continuities with the hegemonic Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Hegemony; Lithuania; Popular religion
  • Assessing the Role of Religious Beliefs on Secular and Spiritual Behaviors.
    Driskell, Robyn L., and Larry Lyon (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 52:4: 386-404.

    Based on the 2005 wave of the Baylor Religion Survey; shows importance of beliefs on secular & religious behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Social participation; United States; New age; Belief
  • Hybridismes spirituels: autonomie et globalisation du mouvement New Age.
    Tavares, Fátima Regina Gomes (2010)
    Social Compass 57:1: 100-109.

    The study of new age movements presents the challenge of ephemeral & mobile phenomena.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; New age
  • The Quest for Religious Purity in New Age, Evangelicalism and Islam. Religious Renditions of Dutch Youth and the Luckmann Legacy.
    Roeland, Johan, Stef Aupers, Dick Houtman, Martijn de Koning, and Ineke Noomen (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 289-306.

    Luckman's "invisible religion" model does not describe youth religiosity in the Netherlands.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Evangelical, Netherlands; Luckmann, Thomas; Invisible religion; Netherlands; New age; Islam, Netherlands; Youth
  • Populäre Religion. Auf dem Weg in eine spirituelle Gesellschaft.
    Knoblauch, Hubert A. (2009)
    Frankfurt: Campus.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Popular religion; Spirituality; New religions
  • Becoming a New Ager: A Conversion, an Affiliation, a Fashion?
    Dericquebourg, Régis (2009)
    In Guiseppe Giordan (ed.) Conversion in the Age of Pluralism. Leiden: Brill, pp. 131-162.

    Based on selected life histories of new age converts.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Conversion; Life histories
  • Strategy in a Religious Network: A Bourdieuian Critique of the Sociology of Spirituality.
    Wood, Matthew, and Christopher Bunn (2009)
    Sociology 43:2: 286-303.

    Example of a participant in a new age network reveals ad hoc strategy rather than individualist spirituality.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Bourdieu, Pierre; New age
  • 'A Collective of Individuals': Between Self and Solidarity in a Rainbow Gathering.
    Tavory, Iddo, and Yehuda C. Goodman (2009)
    Sociology of Religion 70:3: 262-284.

    Ethnography of an annual Israeli month-long new age/neopagan gathering (Rainbow Family of Living Light) shows the compatibility of indivdiual expression & communal solidarity.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Solidarity; Neopagan, Israel; Grounded theory; Individualism; New age; Israel
  • Peregrinação, turismo e Nova Era: Caminhos de Santiago de Compostela no Brasil.
    Steil, Carlos Alberto, and Sandra de Sá Carneiro (2008)
    Religião e Sociedade 28:1: 105-124.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; New age; Pilgrimage
  • Spiritualities of Life: New Age Romanticism and Consumptive Capitalism.
    Heelas, Paul (2008)
    Oxford, U.K.: Blackwell.

    Associated Search Terms: Spirituality; New age
  • Contemporary New Age Transformation in Taiwan: A Sociological Study of a New Religious Movement.
    Chen, Shu-Chuan (2008)
    Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan; New age
  • Salvation Goods and the Religious Market in the Cultic Milieu.
    Mayer, Jean-François (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation Goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 257-273.

    Gives Swiss examples of market behavior among new age enterpreneurs.

    Associated Search Terms: Switzerland; Religious goods; Market model; Quasi-religion; New age
  • What Americans Really Believe.
    Stark, Rodney, et al. (2008)
    Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press.

    Based on the 2006 Baylor Survey on Religion.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Catholic, U.S.A.; Foursquare Gospel; Jehovah´s Witness, U.S.A.; Media; Membership; United States; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee); Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Church of God in Christ, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Practice; Social capital; Southern Baptist; State; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Unitarian Universalist; Nazarene, U.S.A.; Experience; Mormon, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Proselytizing; Strictness; Women; Atheist, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Belief; United Church of Christ; Denomination (organizational entity); Disciples of Christ; Education; Contributions; Episcopal; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Communality; Megachurch
  • The Spiritual Turn and the Decline of Tradition: The Spread of Post-Christian Spirituality in 14 Western Countries, 1981-2000.
    Houtman, Dick, and Stef Aupers (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:3: 305-320.

    World Values Survey data show growth in spirituality centered on self & decline of traditionalism. See comment by Sergej Flere and Andrej Kirbis, rejoinder, rebuttal 48:1: 161-184.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; New age
  • The Spiritual Revolution: Another False Dawn for the Sacred.
    Voas, David, and Steve Bruce (2007)
    In Kieran Flanagan and Peter C. Jupp (eds.) A Sociology of Spirituality. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 43-61.

    Based on a survey of church & non-church supernaturalism in a small northern English town.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Cumbria, Kendal; New age
  • Les spiritualités alternatives de la phase du capitalisme tardif.
    Possamaï, Adam (2007)
    In Martin Geoffroy, Jean-Guy Vaillancourt, and Michel Gardaz (eds.) La mondialisation du phénomène religieux. Montréal: Mediaspaul, pp. 137-158.

    Based on interviews with 35 practitioners of alternative spiritualities in Melbourne. Many rejected the term "new age" as too commercial.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Neopagan; Post-modern; Commercialization; Market model; Habermas, Jürgen; Australia, Melbourne; Alternative spirituality
  • Beyond the Spiritual Supermarket: The Social and Public Significance of New Age Spirituality.
    Aupers, Stef, and Dick Houtman (2006)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 21:2: 201-222. Also in Stef Aupers and Dick Houtman (eds.) Relocating the Sacred to the Self and the Digital. Leiden: Brill, 2010, pp. 135-160.

    Associated Search Terms: New age
  • New age in Lithuania: Development and recent tendencies.
    Ališauskien?, Milda (2006)
    In Andrij Yurash and Mikloš Tomka (eds.) Challenges of Religious Plurality for Eastern and Central Europe. Lviv: Social-Humanitarian Consortium GENEZA, pp.192-200.

    Associated Search Terms: Lithuania; New age
  • Challenging Secularization Theory: The Growth of 'New Age.'
    Heelas, Paul (2006)
    Hedgehog Review 8:1-2: 46-59.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Secularization
  • The infirmity debate: On the viability of new age spiritualities of life.
    Heelas, Paul (2006)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 21:2: 223-240.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Spirituality
  • "We are all Gods": New Age in the Netherlands (1960-2000).
    Aupers, Stef (2005)
    In Erik Sengers (ed.) The Dutch and Their Gods. Secularization and Transformation of Religion in the Netherlands since 1950. Hilversum: Verloren, pp. 181-201.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands; New age
  • In Search of New Age Spiritualities.
    Possamai, Adam (2005)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Spirituality
  • In Search of New Age Spiritualities.
    Possamaï, Adam (2005)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    Based on interviews in Melbourne; suggests replacing "new age" with more precise categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia, Melbourne; New age; Alternative spirituality
  • Falun Dafa and the New Age Movement in Malaysia: Signs of Health, Symbols of Salvation.
    Ackerman, Susan E. (2005)
    Social Compass 52:4: 495-511.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Malaysia; New age; Falun Dafa, Malaysia
  • Muslims, the New Age and Marginal Religions in Indonesia: Changing Meanings of Religious Pluralism.
    Howell, Julia Day (2005)
    Social Compass 52:4: 473-493.

    Considers the status of 3 new religions in a nation where the law does not quite define them as religious.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Politics, Indonesia; Islam, Indonesia; New religions; Pluralism; Brahma Kumari, Indonesia; Anand Ashram, Indonesia; Salamullah; Syncretism; New age; Indonesia
  • New Age, A Guide: Alternative Spiritualities from Aquarian Conspiracy to Next Age.
    Kemp, Daren (2004)
    Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

    A survey of the literature.

    Associated Search Terms: New age
  • The Social Organization of Diffuse Beliefs and the Future of Cultic Religion.
    Bruce, Steve (2004)
    In Alasdair Crockett and Richard O'Leary (eds.) Patterns and Processes of Religious Change in Modern Industrial Societies. Europe and the United States. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 231-254.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; New age; Secularization; Typology; New religions
  • After the New Age.
    Bainbridge, William Sims (2004)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43:3: 381-394.

    Conventional religion encourages new age religiosity by promoting religiosity in general, but also discourages experimentation.

    Associated Search Terms: Conventionality; New age; Factor analysis
  • Oriental Religion in the Secular West: Globalization, New Age and the Reenchantment of the World.
    Aupers, Stef, and Dick Houtman (2003)
    Journal of National Development 16:1-2: 47-86.

    Associated Search Terms: Globalization; New age
  • Nature and self in New Age pilgrimage.
    Ivakhiv, Adrian (2003)
    Culture and Religion 4:1: 93-118.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Pilgrimage
  • Commercialization of Religious Objects: A Comparison between Traditional and New Age Religions.
    Zaidman-Dvir, Nurit (2003)
    Social Compass 50:3: 345-360.

    Interview data show that new agers & Jews of North African descent differ in perspectives on the commercialization of religious goods.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Israel; Pilgrimage; New age
  • Sincretismo e mercato religioso.
    Trombetta, Pino Luca (2003)
    Religioni e società 18/46: 81-102.

    Uses a survey of students in Italy to illustrate individual syncretism among Italian youth.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Syncretism; Market model; New age; Students, undergraduate; Italy
  • Des nouvelles formes du religieux? Entre quête de bien-être et logique protetataire: le cas des groupes post-Nouvel-Âge en France.
    Rocchi, Valérie (2003)
    Social Compass 50:2: 175-189.

    1994-98 field work in France suggests post-New Age groups are not necessarily individualist, spontaneous, & de-institutionalized. Their theme of magic exemplifies instrumental reason.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Healing; Human potential movement; Quasi-religion; Network; France; Magic; New age; Rationality
  • Écologie, Charistianisme et Nouvel Äge: Quand Nature et Spiritualité se Rencontrent.
    Vaillancourt, Louis (2002)
    Studies in Religion/Sciences religieuses 31:2: 145-158.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Environmentalism
  • Why Do Churches Become Empty, While New Age Grows? Secularization and Religious Change in the Netherlands.
    Houtman, Dick, and Peter Mascini (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:3: 455-473.

    Analyzes 1998 Dutch survey data. The decline of Christian adherence & of religiosity & the growth of New Age involvement were caused by high levels of moral individualism.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands; New age; Age; Moral; Individualism
  • God Is Dead. Secularization in the West.
    Bruce, Steve (2002)
    Malden, Massachusetts: Blackwell.

    Argues for the usefulness of secularization as a concept of an empirical process; uses evidence from Great Britain.

    Associated Search Terms: Implicit religion; Voluntarism; Pluralism; State; New age; Great Britain; Privatization; Compartmentalization; Relativism; Sect; Modernization; Societalization; Individualism; Schism; Change; Differentiation; Secularization; Identity
  • Le Mouvement du Nouvel âge.
    Geoffroy, Martin (2001)
    In J.M. Larouche and G. Ménard (eds.) L'Étude de la religion au Québec. Bilan et prospective. Québec: Presses Universitaires Laval, pp. 227-235.

    Associated Search Terms: New age
  • New Age Commodification and Appropriation of Spirituality.
    York, Michael (2001)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 16:3: 361-372.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Commodification
  • A New Age theodicy for a new age.
    Campbell, Colin B. (2001)
    In Linda Woodhead, Paul Heelas, and David Martin (eds.) Peer Berger and the Study of Religion. New York: Taylor & Francis, pp. 73-84.

    Associated Search Terms: Theodicy; New age
  • Christaquarianism: A New Socio-Religious Movement of Postmodern Society.
    Kemp, Daren (2001)
    Implicit Religion 4:1: 27-40.

    Based on field work with U.K. networks.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Sea of Faith; Social movement; New age; Christian Awakening to a New Awareness; Post-modern
  • A Profile of New Agers: Social and Spiritual Aspects.
    Possamaï, Adam (2000)
    Journal of Sociology 36:3: 345-358.

    Associated Search Terms: New age
  • Du Nouvel-Âge aux Réseaux Psycho-Mystique.
    Rocchi, Valérie (2000)
    Ethnologie française 4: 583-590.

    Associated Search Terms: Mysticism; New age; Network
  • Le Processus d'Institutionnalisation du Nouvel Age.
    Geoffroy, Martin (2000)
    Religiologiques 22: 57-71.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Institutionalization
  • Who Buys New Age Materials? Exploring Sociodemographic, Religious, Network, and Contextual Correlates of New Age Consumption.
    Mears, Daniel P., and Christopher G. Ellison (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:3: 289-313.

    Analyzes 1998 telephone survey data from Texas residents.

    Associated Search Terms: Network; New age; United States, Texas
  • Le Nouvel-Age ou les aventures d'un religieux incertain pour l'individu incertain d'aujourd'hui.
    Champion, Françoise (1999)
    Quaderni di sociologia 43/19: 23-35.

    Associated Search Terms: New age
  • Pour une typologie du nouvel âge.
    Geoffroy, Martin (1999)
    Cahiers de recherche sociologique 33: 51-83.

    Associated Search Terms: New age
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