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  • Producing Sacredness and Defending Secularity: Faith in the Workplace of Taiwanese Scientists.
    Di, Di, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2017)
    Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World 3:1-15.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Sacred/profane; Scientist; Taiwan
  • Finding the sacred in unexpected places: Religious evanescence and evocation.
    Bartkowski, John P. (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:3:357-371.

    Without using the term "dialectic," notes the movement toward the sacred in secular song lyrics (evocation) & away from the sacred in seemingly religious song lyrics (evanescence).

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Dialectic; Sacred/profane
  • Socially engaged religion in a post-Westphalian global context: Remodeling the secular/religious distinction.
    Beyer, Peter F. (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:2: 109-129.

    Associated Search Terms: Globalization; Sacred/profane; Systems theory; Differentiation
  • Les sites d'eau bénite chrétiens en Éthiopie et le sida: tensions entre des dynamiques sacrées et profanes.
    Hermann, Judith (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 357-366.

    The introduction of antiretroviral drugs in a healing site was thought to undermine the power of he holy water, leading pilgrims to an alternative site where they were more discreet about resorting to modern medicine.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Sacred/profane; Pilgrimage; Ethiopian Orthodox; Ethiopia; AIDS; Ritual
  • Between religion and state: The Dajia pilgrimage in Taiwan.
    Chang, Hsun (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 298-310.

    Focuses on the Dajia Temple in Keelung, Taiwan. Pilgrimages mix sacred & profane rather than establish a boundary.

    Associated Search Terms: Mazu (Taiwanese goddess); Pilgrimage; Politics, Taiwan; Sacred/profane; Taiwan, Keelung
  • Godless Intellectuals? The Intellectual Pursuit of the Sacred Reinvented.
    Riley, Alexander Tristan (2010)
    Oxford, U.K.: Berghahn Books.

    Associated Search Terms: Post-structuralism; Sacred/profane; Evil; Année sociologique; Baudrillard, Jean; Durkheim, Émile; Foucault, Michel; Hertz, Robert; Hubert, Henri; Post-structuralism; Sacred
  • Straddling the Sacred and Secular: Creating a Spiritual Experience through Belly Dance.
    Kraus, Rachel (2009)
    Sociological Spectrum 29: 598-625.

    Associated Search Terms: Belly dancer; Sacred/profane
  • The Culture War and the Sacred/Secular Divide: The Problem of Pluralism and Weak Hegemony.
    Hunter, James Davison (2009)
    Social Research 76:4: 1307-1322.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Sacred/profane; Pluralism; Hegemony
  • Renegotiating the Sacred-secular Binary: IX Saves and Contemporary Christian Music.
    Chang, Paul Y., and Dale J. Lim (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 50:4: 392-412.

    Based on participant observation & interviews with an Evangelical Christian rock band.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Sacred/profane
  • "Culture populaire et religion": Approches théoriques de la religiosité populaire au sein des cultures populaires latino-américaines.
    Ameigeiras, Aldo Rubén (2008)
    Social Compass 55:3: 304-315.

    Latin American popular religion does not observe a sacred/profane dichotomy.

    Associated Search Terms: Sacred/profane; Popular religion; Latin America
  • Spirituality and Popular Religion in Europe.
    Knoblauch, Hubert A. (2008)
    Social Compass 55:2: 140-153.

    Argues that cultural change necessitates conceptualizing religion as self-transcendence rather than in terms of a sacred/profane divide.

    Associated Search Terms: Sacred/profane; Phenomenology; Transcendence; Definition of religion; Change
  • The Sacred and Profane among Italian American Catholics: The Giglio Feast.
    Varacalli, Joseph A., and Salvatore Primeggia (1996)
    International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society 9:3.

    Associated Search Terms: Italian Americans; Sacred/profane; Feast
  • Durkheim, Religion, and Buddhism.
    Orrù, Marco, and Amy Wang (1992)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 31:1: 47-61.

    Maintains that Durkheim erred in holding that Buddhism lacks supra-mundane beings or has an important sacred/profane distinction.

    Associated Search Terms: Durkheim, Émile; Sacred/profane; Definition of religion; Buddhist
  • The Uses of Liminality, Society and Cosmos in Hinduism.
    Das, Veena (1977)
    Contributions to Indian Sociology NS 10:2: 245-263.

    Uses the concept of liminality to understand the symbolism of impurity in Hinduism.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu; Liminality; Sacred/profane
  • Max Weber on the Secular: A Typology.
    Fenn, Richard K. (1969)
    Review of Religious Research 10:3:159-169.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Secularism; Sacred/profane; Secularization
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