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  • Mobile Sunna: Islam, small media and community in Niger.
    Sounaye, Abdoulaye (2014)
    Social Compass 61:1:21-29.

    Based on 2010 field work in Gaya, a town at the border of Niger, Nigeria, and Benin. Notes the use the Izala movement made of radio, cassettes, CDs, and DVDs.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Niger; Izala (West African Muslim reform movement); Media; Niger; Participant observation
  • For the Glory of God. How Monotheism Led to Reformation, Science, Witch-Hunts, and the End of Slavery.
    Stark, Rodney (2003)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Social history of pre-modern religion in Europe, countering anti-religious distortions perpetrated by Enlgihtment & other anti-religious scholars.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution; Slavery; Witch; Reformation; Europe; Monotheism; Science; God, image of; Abolitionist movement; Historical
  • The Growth of Religious Reform Movements.
    Wuthnow, Robert (1985)
    Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 480: 106-116.

    Associated Search Terms: Reform movement
  • Towards a Sociological Theory of Religious Movements.
    Murvar, Vatro (1975)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 14:3: 229-256.

    Compares religious movements; finds they favor the poor, resist state domination of religion, seek to revitalize the original message, challenge office charisma, use personal charisma, & tend to revolt.

    Associated Search Terms: Reformation; Social movement; Historical; Comparative; Charisma; Mendicant movement; Anabaptist; Hussite; Monasticism; Donatist; Early Christian
  • Réforme et révolution dans les sociétés traditionnelles: histoire et ethnologie des mouvements messianiques.
    Pereira de Queiroz, Maria Isaura (1968)
    Paris: Anthropos.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Messian; Revolution; Reform movement; Social movement
  • Religious Reform Movements in South and South-East Asia.
    Wertheim, Willem F. (1961)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 6/12: 53-62.

    Argues that European Christian reform movements such as the Reformation should be compared to Asian reform movements, not Asian religions in their classic forms.

    Associated Search Terms: Asia; Social movement; Reformation; Comparative
  • Religion in the Struggle for Power. A Study in the Sociology of Religion.
    Yinger, J. Milton (1946)
    Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press. [New York: Arno Press, 1980]

    A general sociology of religion, with chapters on types, the Reformation, the Protestant Ethic, the economic ethics of contemporary churches, & the question of war & the churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Church; Historical; Economic; Protestant Ethic; Reformation; Typology; Peace/war; Sect; Social Gospel movement, U.S.A.; Social Catholicism
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