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  • Rehabilitated returners: Why some older women re-affiliate to the Christian church.
    Eccles, Janet (2011)
    Temenos: Nordic Journal of Comparative Religion 47;1: 7-31.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, Cumbria; Gerontology; Returnee; Women
  • The Social Integration of Baalei Teshuvah.
    Sands, Roberta G. (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:1: 86-102.

    Interviews with "returnees" to Orthodox Judaism show non-Orthodox Jews who become Orthodox find themselves different from both Orthodox and non-Orthodox Jews.

    Associated Search Terms: Returnee; Integration (social); Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Gone for Good? Church-leaving and Returning in the 21st Century.
    Francis, Leslie J., and Philip J. Richter (2007)
    Peterborogh: Epworth.

    Associated Search Terms: Returnee; Disaffiliation; Great Britain
  • Jewish Identity Write Small: The Everyday Experience of Balot Teshuvah.
    Tallen, Louise E. (2002)
    In Howard Wettstein (ed.) Varieties of Jewish Identity. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 234-252.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Returnee
  • Gone but Not Forgotten: Church Leaving and Returning.
    Richter, Philip J., and Leslie J. Francis (1998)
    London: Darton, Longman & Todd.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Returnee; Disaffiliation
  • Returning to the Fold.
    Wilson, John, and Darren E. Sherkat (1994)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 33:2: 148-161.

    Analyzes 1965, '73, & '83 panel design interview data from 1965 U.S. high school seniors & their parents; finds family of socialization variables & family of procreation variables affect rates of returning to religion after abandoning it.

    Associated Search Terms: Returnee; Life cycle; Disaffiliation; Family
  • A Generation of Seekers. The Spiritual Journey of the Baby Boom Generation.
    Roof, Wade Clark (1993)
    San Francisco: Harper. [Pp. 32-60 reprinted in Lorne L. Dawson (ed.) Cults in Cotnext. Readings in the Study of New Religious Movements. Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press, 1996, New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1998, pp. 79-104.

    Analyzes 1988-89 telephone interview data from residents of 4 states born 1928-63, with follow-up interviews from a sample born 1946-60. In-depth interviews conducted with religious dropouts, returnees, & loyalists, & group interviews with others.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Disaffiliation; Returnee; Generations; Women
  • Re-membering Hare Krishna: Patterns of Disaffection and Re-entry.
    Rochford, E. Burke, Jr. (1991)
    In Peter Gee and John Fulton (eds.) Religion and Power Decline and Growth: Sociological Analyses of Religion in Britain, Poland and the Americas. London: British Sociological Association, Sociology of Religion Study Group, pp. 85-100.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaffiliation; Hare Krishna; Return; Returnee
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