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  • The Nonformative Elements of Religious Life: Questioning the 'Sociology of Spirituality' Paradigm.
    Wood, Matthew (2009)
    Social Compass 56:2: 237-248.

    Relativization undermines religious authority & appears to counter claims of contemporary religious vitality.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Relativization; Secularization
  • God Is Dead. Secularization in the West.
    Bruce, Steve (2002)
    Malden, Massachusetts: Blackwell.

    Argues for the usefulness of secularization as a concept of an empirical process; uses evidence from Great Britain.

    Associated Search Terms: Voluntarism; Relativism; Compartmentalization; Privatization; Modernization; State; Implicit religion; Schism; Pluralism; Differentiation; Sect; Individualism; Secularization; Societalization; Identity; Change; New age; Great Britain
  • L'Identité Comme Arme dans le Combt de la Vie: Le "Nouvel Age" dans le Cadre de la Théorie de la Civilisation.
    Kuhlman, Eveline (1999)
    Social Compass 46:2: 203-214.

    Associated Search Terms: Everyday life; New age; Identity; Experimentation; Individualism; Relativism
  • The City and Beyond as Dialogue: Negotiating Religious Authenticity in Global Society.
    Beyer, Peter F. (1998)
    Social Compass 45:1: 67-79.

    Associated Search Terms: Authenticity; Relativization; Urban; Globalization
  • Credere nel relativo: Persistenze e mutamenti nelle religioni contemporanee.
    Pace, Enzo (1997)
    Torino: Utet.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Change; Relativism
  • The New Roman Church: A Modest Proposal.
    Kelly, James R. (1971)
    Commonweal 95:10: 222-226.

    Maintains that a change in taste on the part of Catholics for ecumenism & relativism affects their perceptions of Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Relativism; Catholic; Change; Ecumenism
  • Relativism and Institutional Religion.
    Kelly, James R. (1970)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 9:4: 281-284.

    Analyzes 1968 questionnaire data from a Boston suburb; investigates the relationship between relativism & indices of practice.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Baptist, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Unitarian, U.S.A.; United States, Massachusetts, Lexington; Episcopal; Relativism; Practice
  • Ethical Relativism and Anomia.
    Putney, Snell, and Russell Middleton (1962)
    American Journal of Sociology 67:4: 430-438.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from students at 2 American universities; "relativists" differed from "absolutists" only in observance of ascetic norms.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Relativism; Moral; Norm; Anomie
  • Troeltsch on Christianity and Relativism.
    Johnson, Roger A. (1961)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 1:2: 220-223.

    Associated Search Terms: Relativism; Troeltsch, Ernst
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