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  • Prayer as practice: An interpretive proposal.
    Genova, Carlo (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Linda Woodhead (eds.) A Sociology of Prayer. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 9-23.

    Overview of the social scientific study of prayer. Proposes a social practice approach to its study.

    Associated Search Terms: Mauss, Marcel; Practice-centered theory; Prayer
  • Theory as a tool in the social scientific study of religion and Martin Riesebrodt's The Promise of Salvation.
    Konieczny, Mary Ellen, Loren D. Lybarger, and Kelly H. Chong (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 397-411.

    Critique of the empirical "lived religion" & postmodern approaches. Favors Riesebrodt's focus on liturgies, while acknowledging the limitations it has as revealed in later articles in the same issue of JSSR.

    Associated Search Terms: Lived religion; Post-modern; Riesebrodt, Martin; Practice-centered theory
  • Generations of Catholics in Eastern Africa: A practice-centered analysis of religious change.
    Kollman, Paul (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 412-428.

    Applies Riesebrodt's practice-centered approach to east African Catholics. The focus on practice is presented as an advantage, but the neglect of subjective meaning leads to overlooking generational differences.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Catholic, Africa; Africa, east; Riesebrodt, Martin; Practice-centered theory
  • Extreme asceticism: Confucian practice and Riesebrodt's religious virtuoso.
    Choi, Mihwa (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 456-467.

    Presents evidence of virtuoso asceticism in Confucian tradition, which Riesebrodt would not label as such.

    Associated Search Terms: Confucian; Asceticism; Riesebrodt, Martin; Practice-centered theory; Virtuoso
  • Religion, religiousness, and narrative: Decoding women's practices in Senegalese Islamic reform.
    Augis, Erin (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 429-441.

    Follows Riesebrodt in focusing on liturgical practices, but interviews with Muslim women in Dakar reveal a dialectic between their own religiosity & critique of other Muslim groups, of urban life, & of the state.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Senegal, Dakar; Riesebrodt, Martin; Practice-centered theory; Islam, Senegal
  • The social life of the Bible.
    Coleman, Simon (2009)
    In James S. Bielo (ed.) The Social Life of Scriptures. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Biblicism. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 205-212.

    Overview of studies of how the Bible translates into practical religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice-centered theory
  • Cultus und Heilsversprechen: Eine Theorie der Religionen./The Promise of Salvation: A Theory of Religion, tr. Steven Rendall.
    Riesebrodt, Martin (2007)
    Munich: Verlag C.H. Beck./Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice-centered theory; Definition of religion
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