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  • Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland. Religious Practice in Late Modernity.
    Ganiel, Gladys (2016)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2009 surveys, on interviews, & on case studies. For many, the Roman Catholic Church is a convenient foil against which the define their fair. Describes extra-institutional religion--religiosity connected to & going beyond organized churches, thereby balancing individualism. Reports attitudes toward reconciliation & ecumenism.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Ambivalence; Catholic, Ireland; Change; Clergy; Conflict; Diversity; Pluralism; Extra-institutional; Individualism; Ireland; Parish council; Secularization; State; Ecumenism
  • The Positioning of the Parish in a Context of Individualization.
    De Groot, Kees, Joris Kregting, and Erik Borgman (2005)
    Social Compass 52:2: 211-223.

    Analyzes 2003 questionnaire data from Dutch Catholic parish councils. Factor analysis: an "accessible" type that included most cases & a distinctively "Christian" type, not identical to but analogous to the "service" & "exclusive" types theorized.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands; Catholic, Netherlands; Factor analysis; Parish; Parish council
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