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  • Grasping the revolution: Fieldwork on religion in China.
    Lang, Graeme, and Lars Ragvald (2009)
    Fieldwork in Religion 1:3: 219-233.

    Highlights the economic motive behind marketing new Daoist temples to tourists. The authors' interest in a former temple site led to investors rebuilding the temple & a tourist center, thereby exemplifying the impact of research on its object.

    Associated Search Terms: Revival periods; Tourists; Revival; Methodology; Marketing; Economic; Daoist, China; Competition; China; Market model
  • Religion in Central and Eastern Europe: Was there a re-awakening after the breakdown of Communism?
    Müller, Olaf (2008)
    In Detlef Pollack and Daniel V.A. Olsen (eds.) The Role of Religion in Modern Societies. London: Routledge, ch. 4.

    Associated Search Terms: Europe, central; Revival periods; Europe, eastern
  • Bearing Witness Against Sin. The Evangelical Birth of the American Social Movement.
    Young, Michael P. (2006)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.

    Focuses on the religious origins of early 19th century American reform movements--e.g., abolitionism & temperance.

    Associated Search Terms: Temperance; Revival periods; Historical; Abolitionist movement; Social movement
  • Can Rising Rates of Church Participation be a Consequence of Secularization?
    Phillips, Rick (2004)
    Sociology of Religion 65:2: 139-153.

    Not competition, but rather the loss of extra-worship activities to the churches results in greater emphasis being placed on worship--hence higher rates of practice.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon; Secularization; Revival periods; Revival; Competition; Practice; Differentiation
  • A Religious Revival in Russia?
    Greeley, Andrew M. (1994)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 33:3: 253-272.

    Based on 1991 survey data from Russians; shows massive conversion experiences, especially among the young.

    Associated Search Terms: Revival periods; Revival; Conversion; Russia
  • Is America Experiencing Another Religious Revival: What Would Tocqueville Say?
    Hammond, Phillip E. (1991)
    Social Compass 38;3: 239-256.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Revival periods; Tocqueville, Alexis de
  • Trends in U.S. Church Attendance: Secularization and Revival, or Merely Lifecycle Effects?
    Firebaugh, Glenn, and Brian Harley (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:4: 487-500. Reply by March Chaves 30:4: 501-514.

    Analyzes 1972-89 General Social Survey (U.S.A..) data; shows life cycle rather than secularization & revival patterns in attendance rates.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Revival periods; Life cycle; Secularization; Practice
  • The Awakening-Cycle Controversy.
    Barkun, Michael (1985)
    Sociological Analysis 46:4: 425-443.

    Proposes identifying American awakenings not only with heightened revival activity but also millennialist activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Millennial; United States; Revival; Revival periods; Revivalism; Millenarian, U.S.A.
  • Great Awakenings?
    Gordon-McCutchan, R.C. (1983)
    Sociological Analysis 44:2: 83-90.

    Associated Search Terms: Revival periods; Revivalism; Historical
  • The Reality of Revivals.
    Hammond, John L. (1983)
    Sociological Analysis 44:2: 111-116.

    Associated Search Terms: Revival periods; Revivalism
  • Perspectives on the Historiography of Religious Awakenings.
    Wilson, John F. (1983)
    Sociological Analysis 44:2: 117-120.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Revival periods; Revivalism
  • Timepieces and Butterflies: A Note on the Great-awakening-construct and its Critics.
    McLoughlin, William G. (1983)
    Sociological Analysis 44:2: 103-110.

    Assesses the great-awakening model of American religious movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Revival periods; Revivalism; United States
  • My Rejection of a Cyclical View of 'Great Awakenings.'
    Smith, Timothy L. (1983)
    Sociological Analysis 44:2: 97-102.

    Retrospective essay on the study of Evangelical Christianity in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Revivalism; Awakenings; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Revival periods
  • Cults and the Civil Religion: a Tale of Two Centuries.
    Hammond, Phillip E., and R.C. Gordon-McCutchan (1981)
    Revue française d'études américaines 12: 173-185.

    Oppositional activity in the U.S. is often religious.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Revivalism; Cult; United States; New religions; Revival periods
  • The Politics of Benevolence. Revival Religion and American Voting Behavior.
    Hammond, John L. (1979)
    Norwood, New Jersey: Ablex.

    Establishes continuities among the revivalist, abolitionist, & temperance movements, & 1964 voting patterns in upstate New York.

    Associated Search Terms: Revival; Temperance; Politics, U.S.A.; Revival periods; Revivalism; Abolitionist movement; United States, New York; Historical
  • U.S. in Early Stage of Revival? Results of the Gallup Poll.
    Gallup, George, Jr. (1976)
    Journal of Current Social Issues 14: 50-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Revival periods; United States
  • Revival Religion and Anti-slavery Politics.
    Hammond, John L. (1974)
    American Sociological Review 39;2: 175-186.

    Explores the relationship between revivalistic religion & antislavery voting in 19th-century Ohio.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Ohio; Abolitionist movement; Revival periods; Politics, U.S.A.; Historical; Revivalism; Revival
  • A Little Child Shall Lead Them: A Statistical Test of a Hypothesis that Children Were the Source of the American Religious Revival.
    Nash, Dennison (1968)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 7: 238-240.

    Demonstrates a high correlation between American church membership & number of families having children at home.

    Associated Search Terms: Revival periods; Children; United States; Family
  • The Child, the Family, and the Religious Revival in Suburbia.
    Nash, Dennison, and Peter L. Berger (1962)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 2:1: 85-93.

    Analyzes 1960 data from 3 churches in a Hartford, Connecticut, suburb; focuses on joining.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Conversion; Children; Revival periods; Family; Suburb; United States, Connecticut, Hartford; Congregational, U.S.A.
  • Religion in America: What Religious Revival?
    Lipset, Seymour Martin (1959)
    Columbia University Forum 2:2: 17-21.

    Reviews published information on religious participation & belief in the U.S.; sees no long-term change.

    Associated Search Terms: Revival; Belief; Practice; Revival periods; United States
  • A Study of New England Revivals.
    Dike, Samuel W. (1909)
    American Journal of Sociology 15:3: 361-378.

    Examines statistics on the addition of members to churches in the 19th century; shows increases in additions in revival years offset by declines in additions in the years following revivals.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New England; Membership; Revival; Revival periods; Methodist, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Congregational, U.S.A.
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