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  • Storming Zion. Government Raids on Religious Communities.
    Wright, Stuart A., and Susan J. Palmer (2016)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Overview of government raids on religious minorities. An increase in raids in the 1990s was related to a shift of the anti-cult movement from brain washing accusations to child abuse ones. 6 case studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Anti-cult movement; The Family; Apostate; Branch Davidian; Case study; Child abuse; Conflict theory; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Moral panic; Nuwaubian; Persecution; Scientology; Brainwashing; State; Violence; Twelve Tribes; Social movement
  • Le catholicisme québécos entre France et Amérique: Les missionnaires français, la modernité américaine et le redéploiement socioculurel dans l’espace public (1840-1870).
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2015)
    In Solange Lefebvre, Céline Béraud, and E.-Martin Meunier (eds.) Catholicsme et cultures: Regards croisés Québec-Fance. Québec: Presses de l'Université Laval, pp. 213-247 /Rennes, France: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, pp. 175-201.

    Role of some religious orders & congregations in creating autonomous space for modernization in Quebec; focuses on the case of he Viatorians, whose American-like educational program was autonomous from that of the classical curriculum traditionally favored by the higher clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Orders/congregations; Modernization; Education; Catholic, Canada; Clercs de Saint-Viateur; Canada, Quebec
  • À l’épreuve des certitudes: récits d’une sanctification locale (Ceará, Brésil).
    Clerc-Renaud, Agnès (2014)
    Social Compass 61:4:524-536.

    Narratives about experiences related to a local saint in Ceará State include miracles, which by their very nature combine socially certitude & doubt.

    Associated Search Terms: Narrative; Popular Catholicism; Saints; Doubt; Brazil, Ceará
  • Culto y festividad a San Luis Rey en la colonia El Ajusco: un testimonio de religiosidad popular en la Ciudad de México
    González Pérez, Damián (2014)
    Relaciones 35/139: 233-254.

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; Mexico, Mexico City; Popular Catholicism; Popular religion; Saints
  • The Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints after the Texas state raid: Assessing a post-raid movement trajectory.
    Wright, Stuart A., and James T. Richardson (2014)
    Nova Religio 17:4: 38-48.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
  • Regulaciones a una devoción estigmatizada: culto a san la muerte en Buenos Aires.
    Fidanza, Juan Martin Lopez and María Cecília Galera (2014)
    Debates NER 25:1: 171-196.

    Regulation, especially by the media, of the stigmatized saint San Muerte in Buenos Aires.

    Associated Search Terms: Saints; Media; Regulation; Stigma; Argentina, Buenos Aires; Folk religion
  • Appartenances en fête: entre l’ordinaire et le spectaculaire.
    Salzbrunn, Monika (2014)
    Social Compass 61:2: 250-260.

    Observes the Murid Sufi brotherhood in Harlem & Paris, & the Catholic Church in Saint Maurice, Switzerland using public spectacle to attract migrants. Comments by François Gauthier, pp. 261-271.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Feast; Mouride; Pilgrimage; Spectacle; African Americans; Catholic, Switzerland; United States, New York, New York; Switzerland, Saint Maurice; France, Paris; African Swiss; African French
  • The Rationalization of Miracles.
    Parigi, Paolo (2012)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Account of the rationalization & formalization of the assessment of claimed miracles, in the process of canonizing saints.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Historical; Miracle; Saints; Rationalization
  • Devoted to Death: Santa Muerte, the Skeleton Saint.
    Chesnut, R. Andrew (2012)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Santa Muerte; Death; Saints; Latino Americans; Mexico
  • The 'urs of the patron saint of Lahore: National popular festival and sacred union between the Pakistani state and society?
    Philippon, Alix (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 289-297.

    Overview of a festival/pilgrimage ('urs) of a Sufi saint, used by the Pakistani government as a nationalist symbol.

    Associated Search Terms: Nationalism; Pakistan; Pilgrimage; Politics, Pakistan; Feast; Saints; Sufi, Pakistan; Islam, Pakistan
  • Pyrrhic Victory? An Analysis of the Appeal Court Opinions Concerning the FLDS Children.
    Schreinert, Tamatha L., and James T. Richardson (2011)
    In Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson (eds.) Saints under Siege. The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints. New York: New York University Press, pp. 242-263..

    Examines the aftermath of court decisions favorable to the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, returning their children to the families of church members.

    Associated Search Terms: Law; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
  • Political and Legislative Context of the FLDS Raid in Texas.
    Richardson, James T., and Tamatha L. Schreinert (2011)
    In Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson (eds.) Saints under Siege. The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints. New York: New York University Press, pp. 221-241..

    Places the raid on the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Eldorado, Texas, in the context of controversies over new religions.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Law; New religions
  • Introduction.
    Wright, Stuart A., and James T. Richardson (2011)
    In Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson (eds.) Saints under Siege. The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints. New York: New York University Press, pp. 1-22.

    Provides a general narrative of a state government raid on a polygamist ranch, showing that an anti-cult view prevailed over evidence in launching the raid.

    Associated Search Terms: Polygyny; Persecution; United States, Texas, Eldorado; Social construction of reality; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Anti-cult movement
  • Texas Redux. A Comparative Analysis of the FLDS and Branch Davidian Raids.
    Wright, Stuart A., and Jennifer Lara Fagen (2011)
    In Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson (eds.) Saints under Siege. The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints. New York: New York University Press, pp. 150-177..

    Despite obvious differences, the 2 raids were similar in the role played by anticult activists & ex-members, the media, state agents, & accusations made.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Eldorado; Anti-cult movement; Comparative; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; United States, Texas, Waco; Waco; Branch Davidian
  • Deconstructing Official Rationales for the Texas State Raid on the FLDS.
    Wright, Stuart A. (2011)
    In Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson (eds.) Saints under Siege. The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints. New York: New York University Press, pp. 124-149.

    Explores stratagems & rhetorical themes used to raid a religious commune & separate children from their families.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral crusade; Moral panic; Social construction of reality; Anti-cult movement; United States, Texas, Eldorado; Deviance amplification; Apostate; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Social problem
  • Splashed by the Saint. Ritual Reading and Islamic Sanctity in West Java.
    Millie, Julian (2009)
    Leiden: KITLV Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Indonesia; Islam, Sufi, Indonesia; Ritual; Saints; Indonesia, Java
  • Celebrando São Besso ou o que Robert Hertz e a Escola Francesa de Sociologia têm a nos dizer sobre festas, rituais e simbolismo.
    Menzes, Renata de Castro (2009)
    Religião e Sociedade 29:1: 179-199.

    Associated Search Terms: Année sociologique; Symbol; Ritual; Hertz, Robert; Saints; Feast
  • Fighting over "Mormon": Media Coverage of the FLDS and LDS.
    Cragun, Ryan T., and Michael Nielsen (2009)
    Dialogue: A Journalof Mormon Thought 43: 65-104.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Mormon; Media; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
  • Religious Festive Practices in Boston's North End. Ephemeral Identities in an Italian American Community.
    Ferraiuolo, Augusto (2009)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Historical background of the Italian American enclave, North End, Boston, & ethnography of a series of feasts & processions.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Feast; Procession; Italian Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Community study; Saints; Participant observation
  • Construcción del espacio y religión en la experiencia de la movilidad. Los Santos Patronos como vínculos espaciales en la migración México/Estados Unidos.
    Odgers, Olga (2008)
    Migraciones Internacionales 4:3: 5-26.

    Associated Search Terms: Saints; Migration; Mexican Americans
  • Salvation Goods and the Canonization Logic: On Two Popular Cults of Southern Italy.
    Mancini, Silvia (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation Goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 127-147.

    Based on 2004 field work on the cults of San Pio da Patrelcina (Padre Pio) & Alberto de Serradarce.

    Associated Search Terms: Religious goods; Possession; Saints; Italy, Salerno; Exorcism; Italy, San Giovanni Rotondo; Italy, South; Popular religion; Magic
  • Antiguos difuntos y difuntos nuevos: las canonizaciones populares en la década del '90.
    Carozzi, María Julia (2006)
    In D. Miguez and P. Semán (eds.) Entre santos, cumbias y piquetes. Las culturas populares en la Argentina reciente. Buenos Aires: Biblos, pp. 97-110.

    Associated Search Terms: Saints; Argentina; Popular religion
  • Zeichen und Wunder. Über die Funktion der Selig- und Heiligsprechenungen in der katholischer Kirche.
    Bienfait, Agathe (2006)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 58:1: 1-22.

    The increased beatifications & canonizations of saints in Catholicism functions to bind office charisma to personal charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: Legitimation; Saints; Catholic; Charisma; Functionalism
  • For Church and for England: Pilgrimage without Tourism.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 1-31.

    Pilgrimage phenomena related to the commemoration of King Charles I of England.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Pilgrimage; Saints; Anglican
  • De Juan Pablo II a Benedicto XVI. El rumbo de la Iglesia católica en el tercer milenio.
    Vázquez Parada, Lourdes Celina; and Wolfgang Vogt (2006)
    Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico: Universidad de Guadalajara

    Historical context of contemporary Catholic leadership; examination of the saints canonized from Mexico. Liberation theology in Latin America, with a case study of Ciudad Guzman.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology; Mexico, Jalisco, Ciudad Guzman; Saints; Mexico; Catholic, Mexico
  • Ivan et Iakov--deux saints étranges de la région des marais (Novgorod).
    Pancenko, Aleksandr A. (2005)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 130: 55-79.

    Associated Search Terms: Russia, Novgorod; Saints
  • The Saints' Impresarios: Dreamers, Healers, and Holy Men in Israel's Urban Periphery.
    Bilu, Yoram (2005)
    Haifa: Haifa University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Jewish, Israel; Saints
  • Saber pedir: a etiqueta do pedido aos santos.
    Menezes, Renata de Castro (2004)
    Religião e Sociedade 24:1: 46-64.

    Associated Search Terms: Saints; Prayer; Ritual
  • Christian by Birth or Rebirth? Generation and Difference in an Indian American Christian Church.
    Kurien, Prema A. (2004)
    In Tony Carnes and Fengang Yang (eds.) Asian American Religions. The Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries. New York: New York University Press, pp. 160-181.

    Studies an Orthodox Indian American parish that experienced generational conflict. Exact location in the U.S. is not disclosed.

    Associated Search Terms: Saint Thomas Christian (India); Participant observation; Parish; Migrant; Indian Americans; Generations; Conflict
  • Upper Class Asceticism: Social Origins of Ascetic Movements and Medieval Saints.
    Stark, Rodney (2003)
    Review of Religious Research 45:1: 5-19.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Saints; Stratification; Historical
  • Social Capital and Societal Vision. A Study of Six Farm Communities in Iowa.
    Curry, Janel (2003)
    In Corwin Smidt (ed.) Religion as Social Capital. Producing the Common Good. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 139-152.

    Individualist communities (Quaker, German Reformed, Catholic) had trouble mobilizing for common projects, communal ones (Dutch Reformed, Mennonite, Reorganized LDS) were isolated from extra-communal associations.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Iowa; Social capital; Mennonite, U.S.A.; Rural; German Reformed, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Dutch Reformed, U.S.A.; Quaker, U.S.A.; Reorganized Latter-day Saints; Community study
  • Semana Santa mexicana: Imágenes resignificadas de indios santos.
    Vazquez, Lilia Granillo (2002)
    Entrepasados (Argentina) 23: 41-52.

    Associated Search Terms: Saints; Syncretism; Mexico; Feast
  • Epifanías de la etnicidad. Estudios antropológicos sobre vírgenes y santos en América latina.
    Zambriano, Vladimir Carlos (2002)
    Bogota: Corporación Colombiana de Investigaciones Humanísticas.

    Associated Search Terms: Virgin; Ethnic; Saints; Latin America
  • Santos populares del Uruguay llegados de la Lucania
    Hugarte, Renzo Pi (2000)
    Anuario de antropologia social y cultural del Uruguay 2000: 59-76.

    Associated Search Terms: Uruguay; Popular religion; Saints
  • The revival of cults of saints in Israel: The contribution of the Moroccan community.
    Bilu, Yoram (1998)
    In Rivka Gonen (ed.) To the Tombs of the Righteous: Pilgrimage in Contemporary Israel. Jerusalem: Israel Museum and Yediot Aharonot, pp. 27-45.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Jewish, Israel; Moroccan Israelis; Pilgrimage; Saints
  • The Moroccan Jewish cult of saints in Israel revisited.
    Shokeid, Moshe (1998)
    Israeli Sociology 1:1: 39-53.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Jewish, Israel; Moroccan Israelis; Saints
  • Rénouveau de la religion locale en Espagne.
    Albert-Llorca, Marlène (1996)
    In Grace Davie and Daniele Hervieu-Léger (eds.), Identités religieuses en Europe. Paris: La Découverte, pp. 235-256.

    While church attendance in Spain falls, local feasts, mostly Marian, flourish, especially in the Valencia region.

    Associated Search Terms: Saints; Localism; Catholic, Spain; Identity; Spain, Valencia; Feast
  • Thank You, St. Jude. Women's Devotion to the Patron Saint of Hopeless Causes.
    Orsi, Robert Anthony (1996)
    New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press.

    Social history of the cult of St. Jude in 20th century U.S.A.; based on interviews & devotional literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Family; Historical; Catholic, U.S.A.; Saints
  • Santos e daimones: O politeismo Afro-Brasileiro e a tradição arquetipal.
    Segnato, Rita Laura (1995)
    Brasília: Editora da Universidade de Brasília.

    Associated Search Terms: Saints; Africanist, Brazil; Brazil; Demonology; Polytheist
  • Padre Leopoldo. Un piccolo uomo, un grande santo. Indagine per capire une devozione.
    Giuriati, Paolo (1994)
    Sottomarina: Il Leggio.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Saints
  • Catholic saints and the Hindu village pantheon in rural Tamil Nadu, India.
    Mosse, David (1994)
    Man 29: 301-332.

    Associated Search Terms: India, Tamil-Nadu; Hindu, India; Rural; Catholic, India; Saints
  • Intransigeance ou compromis. Sociologie et histoire du catholicisme actuel.
    Turcotte, Paul-André (1994)
    Montréal: Fides.

    Depicts late 20th century Catholicism in Quebec; uses the themes: intransigence & compromise or engagement with the world. Focuses on the secularization of education & on the Viatorians.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Canada; Clercs de Saint-Viateur; Plausibility; Identity; Orders/congregations; Education; Canada, Quebec; Troeltsch, Ernst; Practice; Belief
  • Sincretismos de ida y vuelta: el culto de San Simón en Guatemala.
    Sanchiz Ochoa, Pilar (1993)
    Mesoamérica 26: 253-266.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Guatemala; Saints; Native Guatemalan
  • Addressing God as Ruler: Prayer and Petition.
    Nicolls, David (1993)
    British Journal of Sociology 44:1: 125-141.

    Notes parallels between petitionary prayer & civil petition, with particular focus on the Anglican liturgy.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Saints; Petition; Church of England; Prayer
  • Vers un nouveau conflit de generations: profils sociaux et religieux des 20-35 ans: recherché-action, deuxième dossier.
    Grand'Maison, Jacques (1993)
    Montréal: Fides.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Young adults; Canada, Quebec, Saint-Jérôme-de-l´Auvergne
  • Madonnas That Maim: Popular Catholicism in Italy Since the Fifteenth Century.
    Carroll, Michael P. (1992)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Saints; Italy
  • The making of modern saints: Manufactured charisma and the Abu-Hatseiras of Israel.
    Bilu, Yoram, and Bei-Ari Eyal (1992)
    American Anthropologist 19: 29-44.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Israel; Jewish, Kabbalist, Israel; Saints
  • Mamãe Oxum y la Madre Maria: Santos, Curanderos y Religiones Afro-Brasileñas en Buenos Aires.
    Frigerio, Alejandro, and Maria Julia Carozzi (1992)
    Afro-Asia (Bahia) 15: 71-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Curandero; Saints; Argentina, Buenos Aires; Africanist, Argentina; Healing
  • St. Gerard's wrath: Religious power politics in a Dutch community.
    Bax, Mart (1992)
    Anthropological Quarterly 65:4: 177-186.

    Relates a monastery community ritually removing the blessings & protection of a chapel's patron saint by humiliating its statue in the 1870s, when the local diocese sought to take it over.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands, Rykhuysen; Catholic, Netherlands; Monasticism; Historical; Saints; Conflict
  • Le Drame spirituel des adolescents: profils sociaux et religieus: premier dossier de la recherche-action du diocese de Saint-Jérôme.
    Grand'Maison, Jacques (1992)
    Montréal: Fides.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth ministry; Canada, Quebec, Saint-Jérôme-de-l´Auvergne; Adolescents
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