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  • Popular Publics: Street Protest and Plaza Preachers in Caracas.
    Smilde, David (2004)
    International Review of Social History 49 (suppl.) 179-195.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Preaching; Protest; Venezuela, Caracas
  • Assessing Conventional Wisdom about Religion and Politics: A Preliminary View from the Pews.
    Brewer, Mark D., Rogan Kersh, and R. Eric Petersen (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:1: 125-136.

    Content analysis of 1998-99 U.S. sermons & services; they often have political content, but most often refer to social justice rather than electoral or other recommendations.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Preaching; Politics, U.S.A.; Justice
  • The Mobilization of Prophecy: A Challenge to the Churches of Northern Ireland.
    McAllister, Ronald J. (1998)
    In Anson Shupe and Bronislaw Misztal (eds.) Religion, Mobilization, and Social Action. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, pp. 160-173.

    Based on homilies heard in Northern Ireland; Protestants & Catholics there have different values, even as the churches attempt to promote peace.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Preaching; Social control; Conflict; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Values
  • The Prophet's Pulpit: Islamic Preaching in Contemporary Egypt.
    Gaffney, Patrick D. (1994)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Ethnographic study in Minya, upper Egypt.

    Associated Search Terms: Preaching; Egypt, Minya; Islam, Egypt
  • Die Zivilisierung Gottes und die Deinstitutionalisierung der "Gnadenanstalt."
    Ebertz, Michael N. (1993)
    In Jörg Bergmann, Alois Hahn, and Thomas Luckmann (eds.), Religion und Kultur. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, Sodnerheft 33/1. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, pp. 92-125.

    Associated Search Terms: Eschatology; Preaching
  • All Is Forgiven: The Secular Message in American Protestantism.
    Witten, Marsha G. (1993)
    Princeton, New Jersey; Princeton University Press.

    Discourse analysis of texts of 47 sermons on the Parable of the Prodigal Son, delivered in large metropolitan churches, 1986-88.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse analysis; Preaching; Southern Baptist; Privatization; Accommodation; God, image of; Pluralism; Rationalization; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
  • The Clergy and Abortion.
    Jelen, Ted G. (1992)
    Review of Religious Research 34:2: 132-151.

    Based on in-depth interviews with 13 clergy in a rural Midwest U.S. community about abortion, & a survey of members of their congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Preaching; Parish; Clergy; Abortion
  • 'God's Line Is never Busy': An Analysis of Symbolic Discourse in two Southern Appalachian Denominations.
    Zimmermann, Stephanie, Joy Hart Seibert, Dwight B. Billings, and James G. Hoagland, Jr. (1990)
    Sociological Analysis 51:3: 297-306.

    Analyzes 1958-59 sermons & talks, & questionnaire data from Church of God (Cleveland) & Southern Baptist congregations in southern Appalachia.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Appalachia; Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee); Story telling; Discourse; Appalachia; Preaching; Southern Baptist; Content analysis
  • Preaching to the Converted: Conversion Language and the Constitution of the TV Evangelical Community.
    Wright, Chris (1989)
    Sociological Review 37:4: 733-760.

    Based on 90 hours of an Ohio independent Christian television station's broadcasts; shows conversion language is used for legitimative purposes & creating a moral community.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; Preaching; Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States, Ohio
  • Sinnvermittlung und moralische Kommunikation in intermediären Institutionen./Moralizing Sermons, Then and Now.
    Luckmann, Thomas (1988)
    In Thomas Luckmann et al., Moral im Alltag. Gütersloh: Bertelsmann./In Richard K. Fenn (ed.), The Blackwell Companion to Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 389-403.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Preaching
  • Songsters and Saints: Vocal Traditions on Race Records.
    Oliver, Paul (1984)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; Ch. 5 "As the eagle stirreth her nest. Baptist preachers and their congregations."

    Account of the publication of African American preachers' sermons on phonograph records.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; African Americans; Preaching
  • Predigen und Hören, Band II. Kommunikation zwischen Predigern und Hören--Sozialwissenschaftliche Untersuchungen.
    Daiber, Karl Fritz, et al. (1983)
    München: Kaiser Verlag.

    Associated Search Terms: Preaching
  • Exploring Some Correlates of Sermon Impact on Catholic Parishioners.
    Pargament, Kenneth I., and William H. Silverman (1982)
    Review of Religious Reserch 24:1: 33-39.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from members of Catholic parishes; shows perception of homilies having central themes & of their relevance to daily life correlate with their perceived impact.

    Associated Search Terms: Preaching; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Ministers Speak on Watergate: Effects of Clergy Role during Political Crisis.
    Nelsen, Hart M., and Sandra Baxter (1981)
    Review of Religious Research 23:2: 150-166.

    Analyzes 1972 & '74 questionnaire data from American clergy samples.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Clergy; United States; Preaching
  • The Religious Imagination.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1981)
    Los Angeles: Sadlier.

    Associated Search Terms: Life cycle; Activism; Adolescents; Sexual attitudes; Family; Preaching; Imagination; Experience; Catholic, Canada; God, image of; Education; Women; Parish; United States; Canada; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • La Production Homilétique Catholique.
    Dassetto, Felice (1980)
    Social Compass 27:4: 375-396.

    Content analysis of French language broadcast homilies & other French language published homiletic materials in Europe, based on biblical texts referring to Jews, Pharisees, etc.; shows the relation of homilist & audience dominating the discourse.

    Associated Search Terms: Preaching; Europe
  • Sermon ou Homélie: La Fonction de la Prédication.
    Centre Régional d'Etudes Socio-Religieuses (Lille, France) (1980)
    Social Compass 27;4: 363-373.

    Analyzes 27 homilies preached in the Lille, France, area; shows a focus on the moral life.

    Associated Search Terms: Preaching; France, Lille; Catholic, France
  • Social Order and Preaching.
    Mickey, Thomas J. (1980)
    Social Compass 27:4: 347-362.

    Analyzes data from 32 American Catholic parishes; shows responses to homilies.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Preaching
  • The Content of the Parochial Sermons in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland as Indicators of the Openness and Closedness of the Church as System.
    Lampinen, Tapio (1980)
    Social Compass 27:4: 417-435.

    1975 data; factor analysis of sermon contents.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Factor analysis; Finland; Lutheran, Finland; Systems theory; Preaching
  • The Measurement of the Effect of Preaching and Preaching Plus Small Group Dialogue in one Baptist Church.
    Price, Dennis L., W. Robert Terry, and B. Conrad Johnston (1980)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 19:2: 186-197.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from members of a Salem, Virginia Southern Baptist church.

    Associated Search Terms: Preaching; United States, Virginia, Salem; Southern Baptist; Semantic differential
  • Bible, Société, Prédication.
    VanCalster, Stephan (1980)
    Social Compass 27:4: 397-416.

    Examines content & purposes of Catholic & Protestant homilies in West Germany.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Germany, West; Preaching; Protestant, Germany; Catholic, Germany
  • The Sounds of Silence Revisited.
    Koller, Norman B., and Joseph D. Retzer (1980)
    Sociological Analysis 41:2: 155-161. [Also in Jeffrey K. Hadden and Theodore E. Long (eds.) Religion and Religiosity in America. Studies in Honor of Joseph H. Fichter (New York: Crossroads, 1983), pp. 89-99]

    Analyzes 1978 survey data from Protestant clergy in 2 North Carolina counties; conservatives had become as likely as others to preach on social issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Protestant, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, North Carolina; Preaching; Clergy
  • Niveau narratif d'un corpus d'homilies dominicales: methodologie et analyse.
    Reny, Paul (1977)
    Cahiers du Centre de Recherches en Sociologie Religieuse 1: 77-102.

    Focuses on 1972 homilies throughout the year in 13 parishes in the Quebec metropolitan area, & interviews with clergy & laity.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Canada, Quebec, Quebec; Catholic, Canada; Preaching
  • La mise en place d'un nouveau type d'autorité: signification sociologique de la prédication et intérpretation ecclésiologique de la mort du Christ dans le protestantisme.
    Vincent, Gilbert (1975)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 20/39: 147-158.

    Explores the irony of preaching-authority in the democratizing Reformation movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Authority; Preaching; Reformation
  • Why do Pastors Preach on Social Issues?
    Nelsen, Hart M. (1975)
    Theology Today 32:1: 56-73.

    Associated Search Terms: Preaching; Clergy role
  • Discours Religieux et Métamorphose des Pratiques Sociales.
    Rousseau, André, and Felice Dassetto (1973)
    Social Compass 20:3: 389-403.

    Considers homilies as part of a ritual context.

    Associated Search Terms: Preaching; Change; Sociolinguistics
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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