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  • "Tenersi fuori dal mondo". Le diverse valenze dell'extramondanità.
    Hervieu-Léger, Danièle (2012)
    Etnografia e Ricerca Qualitativa 2:185-202.

    Associated Search Terms: Otherworldliness
  • Fluid Ethnicity and Ethnic Transcendence in Multiracial Churches.
    Marti, Gerardo (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:1: 11-16.

    Other-worldly & value-rational interests reduce the importance of ethnicity.

    Associated Search Terms: Otherworldliness; Ethnic; Parish
  • Theological Orientations within the African American Protestant Church and Their Relationship to Racial Identity.
    Butler-Barnes, Sheretta T., Pamela P. Martin, Sigrid Julian Dixon, and Simone T. Robinsom (2008)
    African American Research Perspectives (Spring 2008): 40-53.

    Church based convenience samples of African Americans show other-worldly theoloies positively related to racial identity, negatively reated to assimilationism.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Assimilation; Racial attitudes; Otherworldliness; Identity
  • Faith, Morality and Mortality: The Ecological Impact of Religion on Population Health.
    Blanchard, Troy C., John P. Bartkowski, Todd L. Matthews, and Kent R. Kerley (2008)
    Social Forces 86:4: 1591-1620.

    Uses 2000 census county-level data, 2000 Glenmary membership data, & 1998-2002 U.S. mortality data. Number of conservative Protstant congregations predicts higher mortality, presumably because of otherworldliness & neglect of health infrastructure.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Individualism; United States; Mortality; Otherworldliness; Conservative, U.S.A.; Ecology
  • Worldly or Otherworldly? 'Activism' in an Urban Religious District.
    McRoberts, Omar M. (2003)
    In Michele Dillon (ed.) Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 412-422.

    Questions the usefulness of the inner/other-worldly distinction on the basis of ethnographic data from the African American churches in a section of Boston.

    Associated Search Terms: Inner-worldly; United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Activism; African Americans; Urban; Participant observation; Otherworldliness
  • The Religious Varieties of Ethnic Presence: A Comparison Between a Taiwanese Immigrant Buddhist Temple and an Evangelical Christian Church.
    Chen, Carolyn (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:2: 215-238.

    An "other-worldly" Buddhist Taiwanese American temple was more engaged in the host society than was an "inner-worldly" Christian Evangelical counterpart since the Buddhists felt more "foreign" & in need of proving themselves with charities.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, U.S.A.; Otherworldliness; Charities; Participant observation; Comparative; Inner-worldly; Taiwanese Americans
  • Should the "Dynamic Autonomy" of Ideas Matter to Sociologists? Max Weber on the Origin of Other-worldly Salvation Religions and the Constitution of Groups in American Society Today.
    Kalberg, Stephen (2001)
    Journal of Classical Sociology 1:3: 291-327.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Rationality; Otherworldliness; Intellectuality; Weber, Max
  • Imaginarios sociales religiosos: Intramundanidad y extramundanidad en la cultura religiosa popular urbana en Chile.
    Baeza, Manuel A. (1999)
    Revista de ciencias sociales 9: 77-96.

    Associated Search Terms: Inner-worldly; Chile; Popular religion; Otherworldliness
  • Accounting for Recent Anti-Syncretist Trends in Candomblé-Catholic Relations.
    Clarke, Peter B. (1998)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.), New Trends and Development sin African Religions. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, pp. 17-35.

    Catholicism & Candomble complement one another in devotees' lives, the former more other worldly & the latter more instrumental.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Catholic, Brazil; Candomble; Otherworldliness; African Brazilians
  • While Marching to Zion: Otherworldliness and Racial Empowerment in the Black Community.
    Calhoun-Brown, Allison (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:3: 427-439.

    Analyzes 1993 National Black Politics Study data; organizational religiosity predicts integrationist forms of empowerment; other-worldly religiosity predicts separatist forms of empowerment.

    Associated Search Terms: Dimensions of religiosity; African Americans; Politics, U.S.A.; Otherworldliness
  • Other- and Inner-worldly Esceticism in Medieval Waldensianism: A Weberian Analysis.
    Kaelber, Lutz (1995)
    Sociology of Religion 56:2: 91-119.

    Describes the largely other-worldly asceticism of medieval Waldensian itinerant preachers & inner-worldly asceticism of the Austrian Waldensians.

    Associated Search Terms: Otherworldliness; Historical; Inner-worldly asceticism; Typology; Waldensian
  • Les religieuses catholiques en France: deux systèmes de représentation du monde.
    Talin, Kristoff (1995)
    Social Compass 42:1: 35-46.

    Analyzes survey data from French female religious. Describes conservatives in terms of other-worldly asceticism, progressive ones in terms of inner-worldly, & contemplatives in terms of mysticism.

    Associated Search Terms: Orders/congregations; Mysticism; Otherworldliness; Inner-worldly asceticism; Catholic, France; Sisters
  • Travail, loisir et observance chez les Trappistes au XIXe siècle. Deux études de cas: les moines d'Aiguebelle, les monials de Maubec.
    Delpal, Bernard (1994)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 39/86: 213-233.

    Examines 2 cases in 19th century France in which profitable enterprises were ended to preserve the Cistercian life style.

    Associated Search Terms: Cistercian; Monasticism; Labor; Trappist; Otherworldliness
  • Religion und Lebensführung. Studien zu Max Webers Religions- und Herrschaftssoziologie, 2 vols.
    Schluchter, Wolfgang (1988)
    Frankfurt: Suhrkamp.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew; Puritan; Otherworldliness; Weber, Max; Early Christian; Asceticism; Confucian, China; China; Charisma; Daoist, China; Buddhist; Hindu; Rationalization; Islam; Jewish; Protestant Ethic
  • Catholic Piety in the Nineteenth Century.
    McSweeney, Bill (1987)
    Social Compass 34:2/3: 203-210.

    Argues that the ecclesiocentric piety fostered by the 19th century Catholic Church insulated Catholics from worldly ideas.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Otherworldliness; Piety
  • Weber's Sociology of Rationalism and Typology of Religious Rejections of the World.
    Schluchter, Wolfgang (1986)
    In Scot Lash and Sam Whimster (eds.) Max Weber, Rationality and Modernity. Boston: Allen & Unwin.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Rationality; Otherworldliness
  • Weltflüchtiges Erlösungsstreben und organische Sozialethik. Überlegungen zu Max Webers Analysen der indischen Kulturreligionen.
    Schluchter, Wolfgang (1984)
    In Wolgang Schluchter (ed.) Max Webers studie über Hinduismus und Buddhismus. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, pp. 11-71.

    Associated Search Terms: Otherworldliness; Weber, Max; Hindu, India
  • A Contemporary Religious Enigma: Churches and War.
    Lewis, Robert A. (1975)
    Journal of Political and Military Sociology 3:1: 57-70.

    Analyzes 1968 survey data from students at an urban state u. in Midwest U.S.A., a Lutheran college, & a conservative Protestant seminary; orthodoxy & other-worldliness, not church attendance or denomination, strongly predicted support for the Vietnam war.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Students, undergraduate; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Otherworldliness
  • 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: Economic; Müller-Armack, Alfred; Otherworldliness; Europe, eastern; Orthodox, eastern
  • Anglican and Roman Catholic Priests in South Africa: Some Questionnaire Responses.
    Verryn, Trevor David (1972)
    Social Compass 19:1: 93-99.

    Analyzes 1970-71 survey data from Anglican & Roman Catholic priests in South Africa; shows conflict between this-worldly & other-worldly stances.

    Associated Search Terms: Otherworldliness; Anglican, South Africa; Catholic, South Africa; South Africa; Inner-worldly; Clergy
  • The Religious Belief System: A Further Refinement on the Defined Relationship between Religion and Society.
    Wenzel, Kristen (1971)
    Sociological Analysis 32:1: 45-60.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Christian clergy in the New York City area; finds conservative & other-worldly religiosity associated with a colonial attitude toward African missions.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; United States, New York, New York; Clergy; Missions; Otherworldliness
  • Prophetic Failure and Chiliastic Identity: The Case of Jehovah's Witnesses.
    Zygmunt, Joseph F. (1970)
    American Journal of Sociology 75:6: 926-948.

    Longitudinal analysis of the impact of the group's millenarian stance upon its developmental career. There was a change in the kinds of anti-worldliness & an increase in rigor.

    Associated Search Terms: Otherworldliness; Millenarian; Jehovah´s Witness
  • Economic Development and Ultramundaneity.
    Pieris, Ralph (1963)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 8/15: 95-100. [Also in Shmuel Eisenstadt (ed.) The Protestant Ethic and Modernization. New York: Basic, 1968, pp. 252-254.

    Maintains that the ultramundane emphasis of a religion can result in less economic development.

    Associated Search Terms: Otherworldliness; Development
  • 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: Weber, Max; Orthodox, eastern; Otherworldliness; Asceticism
  • Zwischenbetrachtung./Religious Rejections of the World and Their Directions.
    Weber, Max (1915)
    Max Weber, Gesammelte Aufsätz zur Religionssoziologie, Bd. I. Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1920, pp. 536-573./In Hans H. Gerth & C. Wright Mills (eds.) From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology. N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 1946, pp. 323-359.

    Associated Search Terms: Inner-worldly; Asceticism; Disenchantment; Otherworldliness
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