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  • Transition as normative: British Quakerism as liquid religion.
    Collins, Peter, and Pink Dandelion (2014)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 29:2: 287-301.

    British Quakers see perpetual modulation (liquifaction) of belief and practice as both logical and faithful.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Belief; Quaker, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • Congregations, narratives and identity: A Quaker case study.
    Collins, Peter (2004)
    In Mathew Guest, Karin Tusting, and Linda Woodhead (eds.) Congregtional Studies in the UK. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 99-112.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Great Britain; Narrative; Parish; Quaker, Great Britain
  • Implicit Conservatism in Liberal Religion: British Quakers as an "Uncertain Sect" (Research note).
    Dandelion, Pink (2004)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 19:2: 219-229.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative/liberal; Quaker, Great Britain; Sect
  • A Sociological Analysis of the Theology of Quakers: The Silent Revolution.
    Dandelion, Pink (1996)
    Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Participant observation; Great Britain; Quaker, Great Britain
  • Questioning Quakers.
    Dandelion, Pink, and Roger Homan (1995)
    Social Compass 42:4: 487-495.

    Why interviews & questionnaires did not elicit straightforward data.

    Associated Search Terms: Interview; Methodology; Great Britain; Questionnaire; Quaker, Great Britain
  • Quakers and the American Family.
    Armstrong, Christopher F. (1988)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Quaker; United States, Pennsylvania; Great Britain
  • Psychological and Mystical Interpretations of Early Quakerism: William James and Rufus Jones.
    Kent, Stephen A. (1987)
    Religion 17:3: 251-274. Comment by R.a. Naulty 19:2 (1989): 151-156. Reply by Stephen A. Kent 19:2 (1989): 251-274.

    After refuting discussions of early Quakerism by James and Jones, the article argues that interpretations of Quakerism should be based on historically grounded, social-psychological frameworks.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Quaker, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • Psychology and Quaker Mysticism: The Legacy of William James and Rufus Jones.
    Kent, Stephen A. (1987)
    Quaker Hitory 76:1: 1-17.

    Argues against a psychological interpretation of early Quakerism which would neglect the social context.

    Associated Search Terms: Quaker, Great Britain; Historical; Great Britain
  • Puritan Radicalism and the New Religious Organizations: Seventeenth-Century England and Contemporary America.
    Kent, Stephen A. (1987)
    Comparative Social Research 10: 3-46.

    Compares 17th-century English sects & 20th-century American new religions, seeing both in terms of political frustration ("relative deprivation").

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Great Britain; Deprivation; Comparative; New religions; Quaker, Great Britain
  • The Quaker Ethic and the Fixed Price Policy: Max Weber and Beyond.
    Kent, Stephen A. (1983)
    Sociological Inquiry 53:1: 16-32. [also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Time, Place, and Circumstance. Neo-Weberian Studies in Comparative Religious History (New York: Greenwood, 1990), pp. 139-150, 198-201]

    Sees the early Quakers' fixed priced way of merchandizing as a socio-political as well as religious phenomenon.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Economic; Historical; Quaker, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • The "Papist" Charges Against the Interregnum Quakers.
    Kent, Stephen A. (1982)
    Journal of Religious History 12: 180-190.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Quaker, Great Britain; Historical
  • Relative Deprivation and Resource Mobilization: A Study of Early Quakerism.
    Kent, Stephen A. (1982)
    British Journal of Sociology 33:4: 529-544.

    Sees resource mobilization & relative deprivation theories as complementary; uses early Quakerism in England to illustrate the point.

    Associated Search Terms: Relative deprivation; Resource mobilization; Great Britain; Historical; Social movement; Quaker, Great Britain
  • Die Sektenethiken und der Geist des Kapitalismus.
    Stark, Werner (1967)
    Revista internacinal de sociologie 25/99-100: 5-15.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Protestant Ethic; Baptist, Great Britain; Quaker, Great Britain; Methodist, Great Britain; Great Britain; Historical
  • Organisation and Power in the Soceity of Friends.
    Isichei, Elizabeth Allo (1965)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 10/19: 31-49. [In Bryan R. Wilson (ed.), Patterns of Sectarianism: Organization and Ideology in Social and Religious Movements (London: Heinemann, 1967), pp. 182-212.

    Discusses the development within English Quakerism of an informal but tacitly accepted concentration of power, in apparent violation of the sect's democratic ideals.

    Associated Search Terms: Quaker, Great Britain; Power; Organization; Great Britain
  • Quaker Employers and Industrial Relations.
    Child, John (1964)
    Sociological Review 12:3: 293-315.

    After the 1920s, British Quaker employers substituted a Quaker-influenced managerial theory for the original Quaker ethic of industrial democracy.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Quaker, Great Britain
  • From Sect to Denomination in English Quakerism, with Special Reference to the Nineteenth Century./From Sect to Denomination among English Quakers.
    Isichei, Elizabeth Allo (1964)
    British Journal of Sociology 15: 207-222. [In Bryan R. Wilson (ed.), Patterns of Sectarianism: Organisation and Ideology in Social and Religious Movements. (London: Heinemann, 1967), pp. 161-181]

    Suggests modifying the sect-to-denomination model.

    Associated Search Terms: Typology; Quaker, Great Britain; Great Britain
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