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  • Un cas d’ecclesiolae in ecclesia en Norvège à la lumière de la théorie culturelle d’Emmanuel Todd.
    Knudsen, Jon P. (2016)
    Social Compass 63:1: 57-75.

    Explores the liberal/conservative conflict in the Norwegian Church, between a conservative lay movement and a liberal state church, which corresponds to geographical regions.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberal/conservative; Regionalism; Norway; Ecclesiola; Conflict; Lutheran, Norway
  • The field of religions in Norwegian pluralist society.
    Reeh, Niels (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing Pluralism. Globalizing Belief, Localizing Gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 175-192.

    Conceptualize organized non-belief as meso-level counters to organized religion. The Norwegian state recognizes life stance organizations. Similarly religions establish their identities in counter-stances toward other religions.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Norway; Levels of inclusiveness; Norway; Pluralism; Spirituality; Humanist, Norway
  • Views on human rights among Christians, Muslim and non-religious youth in Norway and Sweden.
    Botvar, Pal Ketil, and Anders Sjöborg (2012)
    Nordic Journal of Religion and Society 25:1: 67-81.

    Associated Search Terms: Human rights; Atheist, Norway; Youth; Sweden; Norway; Islam, Norway; Christian, Norway
  • State, law and religion in Norway.
    Schmidt, Ulla (2011)
    Nordic Journal of Religion and Society 24:2: 137-153.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Law; Norway
  • Les mutations du protestantisme militante en Scandinavie. Du movement populaire au rencoforcement convictionnel: transformation structurelle et idéologique des organisations missionnaires et des antennes du jeunesse en Norvège et en Suède de 2000 à 2
    Harry, Frédérique (2010)
    Unpublished Ph.D. Thèse de doctorate, Paris: Université de la Sorbonne.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Sweden; Norway; Change; Missions
  • Alternative religion--A new political cleavage? An analysis of Norwegian survey data on new forms of spirituality
    Botvar, Pal Ketil (2009)
    Politics and Religion 2:3: 378-394.

    Associated Search Terms: Norway; Politics, Norway; Spirituality
  • Nordic Satanism and Satanism Scares: The Dark Side of the Secular Welfare State.
    Hjelm, Titus, Henrik Bogdan, Asbjørn Dyrendal, and Jesper Aagaard Petersen (2009)
    Social Compass 56:4: 515-529.

    Historical accounts & present reports for 4 nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Denmark; Finland; Sweden; Satanist; Norway
  • The Importance of Church Attendance and Membership of Religious Voluntary Organization for the Formation of Social Capital.
    Strømsnes, Kristin (2008)
    Social Compass 55:4: 478-496.

    Analyzes 2001 Norwegian survey data; church attendance but not membership in religious voluntary organizations is associated with political engagement, social trust, & tolerance.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Politics, Norway; Practice; Norway; Social capital; Trust
  • From Quest for Truth to Being Oneself: Religious Change in Life Stories.
    Furseth, Inger (2006)
    Frankfurt: Peter Lang

    Associated Search Terms: Norway; Life histories
  • From "Everything has a Meaning" to "I Want to Believe in Something": Religious Change between Two Generations of Women in Norway.
    Furseth, Inger (2005)
    Social Compass 52:2: 157-168.

    Based on 1998 survey data from Norwegians, & 2 illustrative life histories; describes the emergence of religious individualism between the generation born in 1933 & that born in 1980.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Generations; Individualism; Belief; Norway
  • Gender, religion and participation: A case study of Muslim women in Oslo.
    Predelli, Line Nyhagen (2003)
    Sosiologisk tidsskrift 11:4: 369-393.

    Associated Search Terms: Norway, Oslo; Women; Islam, Norway
  • Secularization and the Role of Religion in State Institutions.
    Furseth, Inger (2003)
    Social Compass 50:2: 191-202.

    The role of chaplain continues despite secularization & privatization of religion in other sectors of Norwegian society. Church of Norway chaplains act as intermediaries between the state & representatives of other religious traditions.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Norway; Privatization; Military chaplain; Prison chaplain; Lutheran, Norway
  • The Powerlessness of Religious Power in a Pluralist Society.
    Repstad, Pål (2003)
    Social Compass 50:2: 161-173.

    Illustrates the voluntary & individual nature of religion in Norway, using published poll results & anecdotes.

    Associated Search Terms: Privatization; Conservative, Norway; Lutheran, Norway; Strictness; Rational choice theory; Pluralism; Individualism; Norway
  • A Comparative Study of Social and Religious Movements in Norway, 1780s-1905.
    Furseth, Inger (2002)
    Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Social movement; Norway
  • Muslims in Norwegian Prisons and the Defence. KIFO Report No. 15.
    Furseth, Inger (2001)
    Trondheim: Tapir.

    Associated Search Terms: Penology; Norway; Islam, Norway; Military
  • Women's Role in Historical Religious and Political Movements.
    Furseth, Inger (2001)
    Sociology of Religion 62:1: 105-129.

    Norwegian religious movements that mobilized women became more widespread & stable because family formation served as a movement resource for socialization.

    Associated Search Terms: Norway; Historical; Women; Social movement; Family; Socialization
  • Tradition and Change in the Nordic Countries.
    Sundback, Susan (1995)
    In Wade Clark Roof, Jackson W. Carroll, and David A. Roozen (eds.) The Post-War Generation and Establishment Religion: Cross Cultural Perspectives. Boulder, Colorado: Westview, pp. 87-111.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Denmark; Iceland; Finland; Scandinavia; Norway
  • The Impact of Religious Identification on Political Attitudes: An International Comparison.
    Hayes, Bernadette C. (1995)
    Sociology of Religion 56:2: 177-194.

    Analyzes 1991 survey data from 8 nations; assesses effects of non-affiliation on attitudes toward abortion, working women, capital punishment, & religion in politics.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Abortion; Capital punishment; Women; Italy; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Germany, East; Germany, West; Netherlands; Norway; Great Britain; Comparative; Politics; Disaffiliation; Atheist
  • Civil Religion in a Low Key: The Case of Norway.
    Furseth, Inger (1994)
    Acta sociologica 37: 39-54.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Norway
  • Patterns of Secularization in Scandinavia.
    Riis, Ole (1994)
    In Thorleif Pettersson and Ole Riis (eds.) Scandinavian Values. Religion and Morality in the Nordic Countries. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Psychologia et Sociologia Religionum 10, pp. 99-128.

    Analyzes 1990 European Values Survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Age; Membership; Reincarnation; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Scandinavia; Science; Atheist; Stratification; Sweden; Norway; Denmark; Politics, Norway; Politics, Denmark; Politics, Scandinavia; Politics, Sweden; Secularization; Sex
  • Effects of Religious Individualism on Values of Life and Death in Scandinavia.
    Straarup, Jørgen (1994)
    In Thorleif Pettersson and Ole Riis (eds.) Scandinavian Values. Religion and Morality in the Nordic Countries. Uppsala, Sweden: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Psychologia et Sociologia Religionum 10, pp. 167-178.

    Analyzes 1981 & '90 European Values Survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Norway; Denmark; Scandinavia; Abortion; Atheist; Moral; Euthanasia; Suicide; Belief
  • Nation and Gender Reflected in Scandinavian Religiousness.
    Sundback, Susan (1994)
    In Thorleif Pettersson and Ole Riis (eds.) Scandinavian Values. Religion and Morality in the Nordic Countries. Uppsala: Acts Universitatis Upsaliensis. Psychologia et Sociologia Religionum 10, pp. 129-150.

    Analyzes 1990 European Values Survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Iceland; Finland; Norway; Belief; Nation; Denmark; Sweden; Salience; Comparative; Scandinavia; Sex; Reincarnation
  • Religion and Family Vaues: Attitudes of Modern Icelanders in a Comparative Perspective.
    Pettersson, Thorleif, and Fridrik H. Jonsson (1994)
    In Thorleif Pettersson and Ole Riis (eds.) Scandinavian Values. Religion and Morality in the Nordic Countries. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Psychologia et Sociologia Religionum 10, pp. 151-165.

    Associated Search Terms: Reincarnation; Urban/rural; Moral; Family; Salience; Iceland; Belief; Socialization; Sweden; Norway; Finland; Comparative; Denmark
  • Historical Role Analysis in the Study of Religious Change: Mass Educational Development in Norway, 1740-1891.
    Flint, John T. (1990)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Pietist; Lutheran, Norway; Secularization; Norway; Education; Change
  • Closed Circles. An Essay on Culture and Pietism in Norway.
    Lundby, Knut (1988)
    Social Compass 35:1: 57-66.

    Associated Search Terms: Norway; Network; Pietist, Norway
  • Religious Change in the Five Scandinavian Countries, 1930-1980.
    Gustafsson, Göran (1987)
    Comparative Social Research 10: 145-181. [Also Thorleif Pettersson, Ole Riis (eds), Scandinavian Values. Religion and Morality in the Nordic Countries (Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Psychologie et Sociologia Religionum 10, 1994), pp 11-57]

    Overview of research findings.

    Associated Search Terms: Norway; Change; Denmark; Finland; Scandinavia; Iceland; Sweden
  • Culture, power and periphery. The Christian lay movement in Norway.
    Knudsen, Jon P. (1986)
    Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift 40;1: 1-14.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Lutheran, Norway; Norway
  • Norway.
    Vogt, Edvard D. (1972)
    In Hans Mol (ed.) Western Religion. A Country by country Inquiry.

    The Hague: Mouton, pp. 383-401.

    Associated Search Terms: Norway
  • The Role of the Priest in a Diaspora Church. A Study of the Role of the Priest in St. Olav's Parish, Oslo, Norway.
    Jolson, Alfred J. (1970)
    Social Compass 17:4: 553-568.

    Associated Search Terms: Norway, Oslo; Catholic, Norway; Clergy role; Parish
  • The Role of the Priest and Obstacles to Priestly Vocations in Oslo, Norway: A Research Note.
    Jolson, Alfred J. (1970)
    Sociological Analysis 31:2: 115-117.

    Study in an Oslo parish.

    Associated Search Terms: Vocation; Norway, Oslo; Catholic, Norway; Clergy role
  • Historical Role Analysis in the Study of Secularization: The Laity/Clergy Ratio in Norway 1800-1950.
    Flint, John T. (1968)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 7:2: 272-279.

    Presents ratios for the Hamar, Troms & Agder dioceses of the national church, &, inter alia, compares them to leftist vote percentages.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Norway; Norway; Secularization; Politics, Norway
  • Geography, Religion, and Social Class: Crosscutting Cleavages in Norwegian Politics.
    Rokkan, Stein (1967)
    In Seymour M. Lipset and Stein Rokkan (eds.) Party Systems and Voter Alignments: Cross-National Perspectives. New York: Free Press, pp. 367-444.

    Analyzes Norwegian election survey data, going back to the 19th century.

    Associated Search Terms: Norway; Ecology; Politics, Norway; Stratification
  • The Sociology of Protestantism in Norway.
    Vogt, Edvard D. (1966)
    Social Compass 13:5/6: 439-441.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Norway; Norway
  • The Secularization of Norwegian Society.
    Flint, John T. (1964)
    Comparative Studies in Society and History 6:3: 325-344.

    Examines 10th century pagan Godi, medieval Catholic priests, & 16-18th century Lutheran clergy; points to a general decline of the status of clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Catholic, Norway; Historical; Norway; Clergy; Lutheran, Norway
  • State Church and Laity in Norwegian Society: A Typological Study of Institutional Change.
    Flint, John T. (1958)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Wisconsin.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Norway; Lutheran, Norway
  • The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism in Norway.
    Jonassen Christen T. (1947)
    American Sociological Review 12:6: 676-686.

    The case of Norway tends to support Weber's model, which focuses on attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Norway
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