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  • Reading the Bible in America: The moral and political attitude effect.
    Franzen, Aaron B. (2013)
    Review of Religious Reseach 55:3:393-411.

    Analyzes 2007 Baylor Religion Survey data (U.S.A.) from Christians who had a clear view about the Bible. Bible reading predicts conservative views among literalists & liberal views among non-literalists.

    Associated Search Terms: Bible reading; Conservative/liberal; Literalism; Politics, U.S.A.
  • More than "alone with the Bible": Reconceptualizing religious reading.
    Ronald, Emily K. (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:3: 323-344.

    Based on extended interviews in the 2006-07 Spiritual Narratives in Everyday Life project in the U.S.A. Modes of reading varied, including solo vs. group activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Reading
  • Safe and Risky Readings: Women's Spiritual Reading Practices.
    Llewellyn, Dawn (2012)
    In Mathew Guest and Elisabeth Arweck (eds.) Religion and Knowledge: Sociologial Perspectives. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 165-180.

    Based on 2005-06 open-ended interviews in Great Britain, focusing on non-scriptural religious reading. Reading is sometimes safe & a form of withdrawal, but sometimes risky, challenging comfortable patterns. Feminist themes not found in scripture are a focus.

    Associated Search Terms: Reading; Great Britain; Women; Feminism
  • On the failure of "meaning": Bible reading in the anthropology of Christianity.
    Bielo, James S. (2008)
    Culture and Religion 9: 1-21.

    Associated Search Terms: Bible reading; Meaning
  • The relationship between Bible reading and purpose in life among 13-15 year olds.
    Francis, Leslie J. (2000)
    Mental Health, Religion and Culture 3: 27-36.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Bible reading; Meaning
  • "What scripture tells me": Spontaneity and regulation in the Catholic charismatic renewal.
    Hervieu-Léger, Daničle (1997)
    In David D. Hall (ed.) Lived Religion in America. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, pp.22-40.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; Social control; Reading
  • The presence of the name: Reading scripture in an Indonesian village.
    Baker, James N. (1993)
    In Jonathan Boyarin (ed.) The Ethnography of Reading. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 98-138.

    Associated Search Terms: Indonesia; Reading
  • The Use of the New Bible Translation in Public and Private Religious Life.
    Gustafsson, Göran (1990)
    In Gunnar Hansson (ed.), Bible Reading in Sweden. Studies related to the translation of the New Testament 1981. Stockholm: Almquist & Wiksell, pp. 91-104.

    Analyzes 1985 questionnaire data from religious congregations in Sweden.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Bible reading
  • Bible Reading in Sweden: Studies Related to the Translation of the New Testament 1981.
    Hansson, Gunnar (ed.) (1990)
    Stockholm: Almquist and Wiksell.

    Collection of studies on the use of a new Swedish translation of the Bible in an allegedly secular society.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Bible reading
  • The Holy Bible in Secularized Sweden.
    Pettersson, Thorleif (1990)
    In Gunnar Hansson (ed.) Bible Reading in Sweden. Studies related to the translation of the New Testament 1981. Stockholm: Almquist & Wiksell International, pp. 23-45.

    Studies responses to a new Swedish New Testament translation.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Bible reading
  • Bible Reading in Sweden. Studies Related to the Translation of the New Testament 1981.
    Straarup, Jřrgen (1990)
    Stockholm: Almquist & Wiksell International, pp. 47-76.

    Analyzes 1985 questionnaire data from Swedes.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Bible reading; Lutheran, Sweden
  • A Contextual View of Religious Organization.
    Yeo, Stephen A. (1973)
    In Michael Hill (ed.) A Sociological Yearbook of Religion in Britain 6. London: SCM, pp. 207-234.

    Focuses on religious organizations in Reading, 1850-1914, especially 1890-1914; notes a multiplication of agencies leads toward non-local bases of organization & fragmenting clienteles by class.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Stratification; Community study; Great Britain, Reading; Historical
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