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  • "A part of who I am": Material objects as "plot devices" in the formation of religious selves.
    Winchester, Daniel (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:1: 83-103.

    Based on participant observation in 3 Orthodox churches in Minneapolis/St. Paul. Focuses on the use of material objects, especially icons, in the identity narratives of converts.

    Associated Search Terms: Icon; United States, Minnesota, Minneapolis; Self; Participant observation; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Identity; Art; Material culture
  • Getting to church. Exploring Narratives of Gender and Joining.
    Gallagher, Sally K. (2017)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on interviews, focus groups, & participant observation with 3 congregations (Presbyterian, Baptist, Orthodox) in the US Northwest. Describes how people join each congregation and gendered differences in what new members resonated with. Congregational cultures mattered.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, U.S.A.; Congregation; Focus group; Gender; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Socialization
  • Converting to continuity: Temporality and self in Eastern Orthodox covnersion narratives.
    Winchester, Daniel (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 439-460.

    Conversion narratives of Americans who joined Orthodox churches reveal a progressive discourse of latent religiosity, not a dramatic break with a past.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Discourse; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.
  • La costellazione delle chiese ortodosse.
    Giordan, Giuseppe (2013)
    In Enzo Pace (ed.) Le religioni nell'Italia che cambia: mappe e bussole. Roma: Carocci, pp. 13-30.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern, Italy; Italy
  • A world in motion: The plurality of Orthodox churches in Italy.
    Giordan, Giuseppe (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing Pluralism. Globalizing Belief, Localizing Gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 57-74.

    Based on official data & questionnaires sent to parishes.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern, Italy; Migration; Migrant; Italy
  • Religion, spirituality and civil participation.
    deHart, Joep, and Paul Dekker (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 169-188.

    Reports data from various European surveys. Among the European nations, the proportion protestant correlates positively with secular volunteering, & the proportion Orthodox or Muslim correlates negatively with secular volunteering.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Europe; Catholic, Europe; Europe; Orthodox, eastern, Europe; Protestant, Europe; Volunteering; Civic engagement
  • Achilles and the tortoise. A society monoplized by Catholicism faced with an unexpected religious pluralism.
    Pace, Enzo (2013)
    Social Compass 60:3: 315-331.

    Descriptive data & maps of other-than-Catholic places of worship, Catholic Charismatic Renewal centers, & Catholic ministries to immigrants.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern, Italy; Sikh, Italy; Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy; Migrant; Jehovah´s Witness, Italy; Italy; Islam, Italy; Catholic, Italy; Assemblies of God, Italy; Pluralism
  • Orthodox Christianity, modernity and postmodernity: Overview, analysis and assessment.
    Makrides, Vasilios N. (2012)
    Religion, State and Society 40: 248-285.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Orthodox, eastern; Post-modern
  • The Future of Christianity: Reflections on Violence and Democracy, Religion and Secularization.
    Martin, David (2011)
    Farnham, UK, and Williston, Vermont: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern; Violence; Secularization; Pentecostal; Catholic; Protestant
  • The Eastern Church in the Spiritual Marketplace: American Conversions to Orthodox Christianity.
    Slagle, Amy (2011)
    DeKalb, Illinois: Northern Illinois Univrsity Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh; United States, Mississippi, Jackson; Participant observation; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Market model; Conversion
  • Religious organizations as political actors in the context of migration: Islam and orthodoxy in Austria.
    Permoser, Mourao, Julia S. Rosenberger, and Kristina Stoeckl (2010)
    Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 36:9: 1463-1481.

    Associated Search Terms: Austria; Orthodox, eastern, Austria; Politics, Austria; Islam, Austria; Migration
  • Satisfaction and Morale among Parish Clergy: What American Catholic and Orthodox Priests Can Learn from Each Other.
    Krindatch, Alexei D., and Dean R. Hoge (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:1:179-187.

    Compares 2001 American Roman Catholic preists' attitudes & those of American Orthodox priests in 2006.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.; Comparative; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.
  • Le christianisme orthodoxe au sein de la République de Chypre: développement institutionnel et attitudes religieuses.
    Roudometof, Victor (2009)
    Social Compass 56:1: 60-68.

    Orthodoxy on Cyprus has become more synodal after 1977 with a divide between mainstream & more austere sectors.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern, Cyprus; Cyprus
  • Symphonic secularism: Eastern Orthodoxy, ethnic identity and religious freedoms in contemporary Bulgaria.
    Ghodsee, Kristen (2009)
    Anthropology of East Europe Review 27: 227-252.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Orthodox, eastern, Bulgaria; Bulgaria; State; Identity
  • Ethno-Religious Coexistence and Plurality in Cyprus under British Rule (1878-1960).
    Dietzel, Irene, and Vasilios N. Makrides (2009)
    Social Compass 56:1: 69-83.

    Associated Search Terms: Cyprus; Historical; Orthodox, eastern, Cyprus; Pluralism; Tolerance
  • Conversion as Opposition.
    Giordan, Giuseppe (2009)
    In Guiseppe Giordan (ed.) Conversion in the Age of Pluralism. Leiden: Brill, pp. 243-262.

    Account of the town of Montaner splitting ito an Orthodox faction & a Roman Catholic one.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, Piedmont; Orthodox, eastern, Italy; Conflict; Community study; Conversion
  • The Orthodox ethics and the spirit of socialism (supporting the hypothesis).
    Zabaev, Ivan (2008)
    Russian Polity. The Russian Political Science Yearbook 1: 57-76.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern; Socialism
  • Orthodoxy and political myths in Balkan national identities.
    Leustean, Lucian N. (2008)
    National Identities 10: 421-432.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe, Balkans; Orthodox, eastern; Identity, national
  • Greek Orthodoxy, Territoriality, and Globality: Religious Responses and Institutional Disputes.
    Roudemetof, Victor (2008)
    Sociology of Religion 69:1: 67-91.

    In the earlier phase of globalization Greek Orthodoxy fused with nationality; a later phase has Orthodoxy itself becoming globally oriented. This explains a 2002-04 conflict between the Greek church and the Ecumenical Patriarchate.

    Associated Search Terms: Globalization; Orthodox, eastern; Nationalism; Greek Orthodox, Greece; Greece; Conflict
  • Orthodoxy Confronting the Collapse of Communism in Post-Soviet Countries.
    Borowik, Irena (2006)
    Social Compass 53:2: 267-278.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Europe, eastern; Orthodox, eastern
  • A Sociological History of Christian Worship.
    Stringer, Martin D. (2005)
    Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; India, Kerala; Armenian Apostolic Church; Georgian Orthodox; Habitus; Ritual; Great Britain, Salisbury; Great Britain, England; Popular religion; Orthodox, eastern; Ethiopian Orthodox; Discourse
  • Building Traditions: Comparing Space, Ritual, and Community in Three Congregations.
    Gallagher, Sally K. (2005)
    Review of Religious Research 47:1: 70-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Architecture; Parish; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Conservative Baptist
  • Between Orthodoxy and Eclecticism: On the Religious Transformations of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine.
    Borowik, Irena (2002)
    Social Compass 49:4: 497-508.

    Provides an overview.

    Associated Search Terms: Ukraine; Bylorus; Orthodox, eastern, Bylorus; Russia; Ukrainian Orthodox, Ukraine; Russian Orthodox, Russia
  • Orthodox (Eastern Christian) Churches in the United States at the Beginning of a New Millennium: Questions of Nature, Identity, and Mission.
    Krindatch, Alexei D. (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:3: 533-563.

    Membership, parish, & monastery data, description & governance; tabular summaries of American histories of the churches. Bibliographic sources.

    Associated Search Terms: Serbian Orthodox, U.S.A.; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Orthodox Church in America; Greek Orthodox, U.S.A.; Antiochian Orthodox Christian, U.S.A.; Ukrainian Orthodox, U.S.A.; American Carpatho Russian Greek Catholic; Romanian Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Analyzing Patterns of Religious Participation in Post-communist Eastern Europe.
    Need, Ariana, and Geoffrey Evans (2001)
    British Journal of Sociology 52:2: 229-248.

    1990s surveys reveal no resurgence of religion among young Eastern Europeans after the Communist era; Catholic countries show more religious practice than do Orthodox countries.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern, Europe; Secularization; Catholic, Europe; Europe, eastern; Practice
  • Nationalism, Globalization and Orthodoxy: The Social Origins of Ethnic Conflict in the Balkans.
    Roudometof, Victor (2001)
    Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Orthodox, eastern, Europe; Globalization; Europe, Balkans; Nationalism
  • Belarus on the Cusp of Change: The Relationship between Religion and Family in a Newly Open Religious Market.
    Vardomatskii, Andrei, and Jerry G. Pankhurst (2000)
    In Sharon K. Houseknecht and Jerry G. Pankhurst (eds.) Family, Religion, and Social Change in Diverse Societies. New York: Oxford University Press pp. 149-174.

    Overview from the late Soviet period into the early independence period. Uses 1990 World Values Survey data, Belarus subsample.

    Associated Search Terms: Soviet Union, Belarus; Family; Change; Belarus; Catholic, eastern rite, Belarus; Russian Orthodox, Belarus
  • Ambiguous Reception and Troublesome Relationship: The Sociology of Religion in Eastern Orthodox Europe.
    Makrides, Vasilios N. (1999)
    In Liliane Voyé and Jaak Billiet (eds.) Sociology and Religions: An Ambiguous Relationship./Sociologie et religions: des relations ambiguës. Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press, pp. 139-154.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern; Sociology of religion
  • Nationalism, Globalization, Eastern Orthodoxy: "Unthinking" the "Clash of Civilizations" in Southeastern Europe.
    Roudometof, Victor (1999)
    European Journal of Social Theory 2:2: 233-247.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern, Europe; Europe, southeastern; Nationalism; Globalization
  • Cristiani d'Oriente in Piemonte.
    Berzano, Luigi, and Andrea Cassinasco (1999)
    Torino: L'Harmattan Italia.

    History & description of Orthodox and other eastern Christian churches in the Piedmont, Italy.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Russian Orthodox, Italy; Albanian Catholic, Italy; Egyptian Italians; Migrant; Lebanese Italians; Old Believers, Italy; Romanian Orthodox, Italy; Orthodox, eastern, Italy; Albanian Italians; Greek Italians; Romani; Icon; Coptic; Arab Italians; Ecumenism; Media; Italy, Piedmont
  • La réception des Lumières par le monde orthodoxe asservi aux Turcs.
    Argyriou, Astérios (1997)
    Social Compass 44:2: 247-260.

    Associated Search Terms: Enlightenment; Orthodox, eastern; Historical
  • Aspetti culturali del Christianesimo orientale ortodosso.
    Kokosalakis, Nikos (1996)
    Religioni e società 9/25: 5-27.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern
  • The Individual in the Eastern Orthodox Tradition.
    Buss, Andréas (1995)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 91/40: 41-65.

    Orthodoxy leaves little room for individualism in the manner of Western Christianity.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern; Individualism
  • Icons and Non-verbal Religion in the Orthodox Tradition.
    Kokosalakis, Nikos (1995)
    Social Compass 42:4: 433-449.

    Associated Search Terms: Semiology; Orthodox, eastern; Art
  • The Historical Continuity and Cultural Specificity of Eastern Orthodox Christianity.
    Kokosalakis, Nikos (1994)
    In Roberto Cipriani (ed.), "Religions sans Frontières?" Present and Future Trends of Migration, Culture, and Communication. Roma: Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, pp. 126-143. Comment by Ivan Varga, pp. 144-149.

    Draws contrasts with western Christianity, especially the pattern of formally recognizing what emerges in popular religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Popular religion; Orthodox, eastern
  • Les Européens, leur religion et leur Europe.
    Zwilling, Alain (1993)
    In Gilbert Vincent and Jean-Paul Willaime (eds.) Religions et transformations de l'Europe. Strasbourg: Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg, pp. 219-229.

    Analyzes European 1980s survey data; Catholic & Orthodox respondents were more favorable toward the European Union than others. Frequency of church attendance also predicts favoring the E.U. The influence of nationality could not be separated out.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern, Europe; Protestant, Europe; Europe; Catholic, Europe
  • Orthodox-Lutheran Intermarriage in Finland.
    Huotari, Voitto (1991)
    Social Compass 38;1: 25-31.

    Associated Search Terms: Finland; Marriage; Lutheran, Finland; Orthodox, eastern, Finland
  • Religious Group Variation in the Socioeconomic Status and Family Behavior of Women.
    Heaton, Tim B., and Marie Cornwall (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:3: 283-299.

    Analyzes 1971-81 Canadian census data.

    Associated Search Terms: Reorganized Latter-day Saints, Canada; Polish National Catholic, Canada; Ukrainian Catholic, Canada; Jewish, Canada; Mormon, Canada; Orthodox, eastern, Canada; Family; Women; Stratification; Anglican Church of Canada; Canada; Catholic, Canada
  • Secularisation in Australia between 1966 and 1985; A Research Note.
    McCallum, John (1987)
    Australian and New Zealand Journal of Scoiology 23:3: 407-422.

    Overview of census data & surveys; shows a decline in religion & attributes the decline to changes in childhood socialization &, for women, competing adult socialization.

    Associated Search Terms: Jehovah´s Witness, Australia; Socialization; Secularization; Australia; Catholic, Australia; Orthodox, eastern, Australia; Islam, Australia; Anglican, Australia; Atheist, Australia
  • Sociodemographic Characteristics of Religious Groups in Canada.
    Heaton, Tim B. (1986)
    Sociological Analysis 47;1: 54-65.

    Analyzes 1981 Canadian census data; allows for a focus on smaller, often overlooked denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Salvation Army, Canada; Reformed, Canada; Orthodox, eastern, Canada; Denomination (organizational entity); United Church of Canada; Presbyterian, Canada; Jewish, Canada
  • Eastern Orthodox Exogamy and 'Triple ' Melting Pot Theory: Herberg Revisited.
    Kayal, Philip M. (1981)
    St. Vladimir's Theological Quarterly 25:4: 239-257.

    Examines marriage statistics of the Orthodox dioceses in the northeastern United States.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.
  • Religion et Politique en Méditerranée Orientale (1878-1914).
    Fouilloux, Étienne (1980)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 25/50:2: 167-175.

    Examines books on the Vatican policy toward the eastern churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern; Ecumenism; Catholic; Politics, Vatican
  • Orthodoxy and Economy: A Dialogue with Alfred Müller-Armack.
    Papaderos, Alexander (1975)
    Social Compass 22:1: 33-66.

    Criticizes a widespread view, shared by the German scholar, Alfred Müller-Armack, that Byzantine culture was exclusively other-worldly & hence not supportive of economic development.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe, eastern; Economic; Orthodox, eastern; Müller-Armack, Alfred; Otherworldliness
  • Greek-Americans in a pan-Orthodox Parish: A Sociologist's View.
    Donus, Robert B. (1974)
    St. Vladimir's Theological Quarterly 18:1: 44-52.

    Based on a sample of Greek members of an ethnically mixed Orthodox church in Bergenfield, New Jersey; focuses on aspects of religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New Jersey, Bergenfield; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Greek Americans; Parish
  • The Orthodox Churches and the Secular State.
    Runciman, Steven (1971)
    Auckland: Auckland University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern; State
  • The Social Structure of Religious and Ethnoreligious Groups in a Metropolitan Community.
    Laumann, Edward O. (1969)
    American Sociological Review 34:2: 182-197.

    Analyzes 1966 interview data from Detroit area native-born white men aged 21-64; focuses on communality among religious-ethnic groupings.

    Associated Search Terms: Churches of Christ, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; Episcopal; Jewish, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Communality; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Stratification; Urban; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Max Webers Beitrag zum besseren Verständnis der ostkirchlichen außerweltlichen Askese.
    Savramis, Demosthenes (1963)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 15: 334-358. [Also in Rene König and Johannes Winckelmann (eds.) Max Weber zum Gedächtnis. Köln and Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, 1963]

    Associated Search Terms: Otherworldliness; Orthodox, eastern; Weber, Max; Asceticism
  • Zur Soziologie des byzantinischen Mönchtums.
    Savramis, Demosthenes (1962)
    Leiden: E.J. Brill.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Orthodox, eastern
  • Religious Preference and Worldly Success.
    Mayer, Albert J., and Harry Sharp (1962)
    American Sociological Review 27:2: 218-227.

    Analyzes 1954-59 Detroit area data; shows mainline Protestants' economic achievement greater than that of Catholics, white Baptists, & sect members; that of Jews & Orthodox compared favorably to all others.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Protestant Ethic; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Stratification; Episcopal; Methodist, U.S.A.
  • Religious Preference and Interreligious Mixtures in Marriage and Divorce in Iowa.
    Chancellor, Loren E., and Thomas P. Monahan (1955)
    American Journal of Sociology 61:3: 233-239.

    Analyzes 1953 data.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Disciples of Christ; Baptist, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Reformed, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; Orthodox, eastern, U.S.A.; Divorce; Marriage; United States, Iowa
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