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  • Religion and the Struggle for European Union: Confessional Culture and the Limits of Integration.
    Nelsen, Brent F., and James L. Guth (2015)
    Washington: Georgetown University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Europe; Catholic, Europe; Europe; Politics, Europe; Historical
  • 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: Civic engagement; Volunteering; Protestant, Europe; Orthodox, eastern, Europe; Europe; Catholic, Europe; Islam, Europe
  • Religion and social participation in Postcommunist Europe.
    Voicu, M?lina, and Claudiu Tufi? (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 203-217.

    Analyzes 2008 European Values Study data from 21 postcommunist European nations. Church attendance predicts voluntary organization membership in low religiosity contexts, negatively predicts it in high religiosity contexts. membership in voluntary organizations is higher in Catholic countries but higher by individual Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Contextual effects; Protestant, Europe; Civic engagement; Catholic, Europe; Social participation
  • Socialization values, cultural-religious zones and modernization theory.
    Fjellvang, Tormod (2011)
    European Sociological Review 27:2: 196-211.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Obedience; Protestant, Europe; Socialization; Europe; Catholic, Europe
  • The Beloved Myth: Protestantism and the Rise of Industrial Capitalism in Nineteenth-Century Europe.
    Delacroix, Jacques, and François Nielsen (2001)
    Social Forces 80:2: 509-553.

    Uses indicators of development to test the "common interpretation" of the Protestant Ethic thesis; the thesis is not supported.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Europe; Development
  • Religion and the Spirit of Capitalism in Modern Europe.
    Riis, Ole (1999)
    In Loek Halman and Ole Riis (eds.) Religion in Secularizing Society: The Eruopean's Religion at the End of the 20th Century. Tilburg: Tilburg University Press, pp. 19-41.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Protestant Ethic; Economic
  • Weber's Lacuna: Medieval Religion and the Roots of Rationalization.
    Kaelber, Lutz (1996)
    Journal of the History of Ideas 57:3: 465-485.

    Weber never completed his study of medieval Christianity; he had a negative view of any potential for ascetic rationalism in lay religion but respect for the ascetic heroics of medieval monasticism.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe, medieval; Catholic, medieval; Weber, Max; Rationalization; Protestant Ethic
  • Protestant approaches to European unification.
    Willaime, Jean-Paul (1994)
    In John Fulton and Peter Gee (eds.) Religion in Contemporary Europe. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 73-108.

    The localist tradition of the European Protestant churches is expressed in occasional resistance against the European Community.

    Associated Search Terms: Localism; Protestant, Europe; Europe
  • Le Protestantisme en Europe: la précrité d'une religion sécularisée.
    Willaime, Jean-Paul (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. 169-179. Comment by Mario Miegge, pp. 197-202.

    Examines alternatives within the particularity of European Protestantism (at the levels of actors, organizations, & symbol systems), & its relation to Catholicism & to modernity.

    Associated Search Terms: Precarity; Protestant, Europe; Secularization
  • Les rapports Église-État dans les pays européens de tradition protestante et de tradition catholique: essai d'analyse.
    Champion, Françoise (1993)
    Social Compass 40:4: 589-609.

    Compares church-state developments in largely single-faith European nations: France, Spain, Belgium, Italy, England, Denmark.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Europe; Protestant, Europe; Catholic, Europe; State
  • Catholicism and Gender Equality in Western Europe: A Contextual Analysis.
    Wilcox, Clyde, and Ted G. Jelen (1993)
    International Journal of Public Opinion Research 5: 40-57.

    Minority religions maintain distinctiveness with more extreme positions: Catholics against feminism in Protestant countries, Protestants least against it in Catholic countries.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe; Protestant, Europe; Women; Minority; Catholic, Europe
  • 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: Protestant, Europe; Catholic, Europe; Orthodox, eastern, Europe; Europe
  • The Historiography of Continental Calvinism.
    Benedict, Philip (1993)
    In hartmut Lehmann and Guenther Roth (eds.), Weber's Protestant Ethic: Origins, Evidence, Contexts. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 305-325.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Calvinist, Europe; Historical
  • The Protestant Ethic Revisited: Disciplinary Revolution and State Formation in Holland and Prussia.
    Gorski, Philip S. (1993)
    American Journal of Sociology 99:2: 265-316.

    The founding of European states, 16-18th centuries, was not solely produced by monarchs' administrative revolutions but also a disciplinary one sparked by Calvinism & other ascetic movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Asceticism; State; Calvinist; Historical; Europe
  • Monasticism and the "Protestant Ethic": Asceticism, Rationality and Wealth in the Medieval West.
    Silber, Ilana Friedrich (1993)
    British Journal of Sociology 44:1: 103-123.

    Medieval European monasticism does not really resemble the Protestant & capitalist asceticisms, but the reasons are not those given by Max Weber.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Protestant Ethic; Capitalism; Catholic, medieval; Historical; Europe
  • The Protestant Work Ethic as a Cultural Phenomenon.
    Giorgi, Liana, and Catherine Marsh (1990)
    European Journal of Social Psychology 20:6: 499-517.

    Analyzes 1981 European Values Survey data; shows an identifiably Protestant work ethic that is an aspect of national cultures rather than individual religious identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Europe; National character
  • Sociology's "One Law."
    Pope, Whitney, and Nick Danigelis (1981)
    Social Forces 60:2: 495-516.

    Analyzes 1919-1972 suicide rates of Catholic & Protestant countries in Europe.

    Associated Search Terms: Suicide; Comparative; Protestant, Europe; Catholic, Europe; Europe
  • Family, Ritual and Secularization. A Cross-National Study Conducted in Bulgaria, Finland, Germany and Ireland.
    Lüschen, Günther, Zaharj Staikof, Veronica Stolte Heiskanan, and Conor Ward (1972)
    Social Compass 19:4: 519-536.

    Analyzes interview data from parents of school-age children in 5 societies representing Protestant & Catholic settings of high & low modernization.

    Associated Search Terms: Finland, Helsinki; Secularization; Bulgaria, Sofia; Germany, Cologne; Germany, Bremen; Ireland, Dublin; Ritual; Family; Catholic, Europe; Protestant, Europe
  • Das protestantische Europa.
    Mehl, Roger (1959)
    Zürich: Swingli Verlag.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Europe; Europe
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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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