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  • Causality, normativity, and diversity in 40 years of U.S. sociology of religion: Contributions to paradigmatic reflection.
    Smilde, David, and Matthew May (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:4: 369-388.

    Overview of articles in 6 U.S.-based journals. Finds a shift toward using religious factors as independent variables, & a concentration on U.S. Protestantism.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • Sociology of religion in the United States.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Anthony J. Blasi (eds.) Sociologies of Religion. National Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 52-75.

    A history, 1895-1984.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; United States
  • Sociology of Religion in America. A History of a Secular Fascination with Religion.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (2014)
    Leiden: Brill.

    Trends in the sociology of religion in the U.S.A. based on content analyses of dissertations 1895-1959 & articles 1964-84. Reviews community studies, history of research organizations, ^ professional associations.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Sociology of Religion (journal); Society for the Scientific Study of Religion; Review of Religious Research; Association for the Sociological Study of Jewry; American Catholic Sociological Society; Association for the Scientific Study of Jewry; Association for the Sociology of Religion; Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion; Religious Research Association
  • Roundtable on the Sociology of Religion: Twenty-three Theses on the Status of Religion in American Sociology--A Mellon Working-Group Reflection.
    Smith, Christian, Brandon Vaidyanathan, Nancy Tatom Ammerman, José Casanova, Hilary Davidson, Elaine Howard Ecklund, John H. Evans, Philip S. Gorski, Mary Ellen Konieczny, Jason A. Springs, Jenny Trinitapoli, and Meredith Whitnah. (2013)
    Journal of the American Academy of Religion 81:4: 903-938.

    Statement on the status of the study of religion in American sociology. Proposes ways for sociology, the study of religion, and the sociology of religion to reach beyond their silo-like boundaries.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • The function of "church" in the sociology of religion in America.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (2012)
    Social Compass 59:4: 515-524.

    Church served as a residual category to which sect ws contrasted in Max Weber's influential essay on sects in America. The U.S.A. is so denominational that it has trouble understanding church & theocracy.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Church; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Typology
  • Clio Goes to Church--Again: Places for History in the Sociology of Religion.
    Christiano, Kevin J. (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 9-45.

    Account of the loss of historical sensitivity in American sociology in the 20th century & assessment of the consequences of that loss.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Historical
  • Early Religious Research Association History. Reflecting on the Fifties.
    Glock, Charles Y. (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 50:3: 257-260.

    Retrospective view of American sociology of religion, occasioned by the 50th anniversary of the Religious Research Association.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • Clio Goes to Church: Revisiting and Revitalizing Historical Thinking in the Sociology of Religion.
    Christiano, Kevin J. (2008)
    Sociology of Religion 69:1: 1-28.

    Recounts the fate of historical sociology in American sociology of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • Reflections
    Perry, Everett L., and Margaret Tammen Perry (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 50:2: 137-138.

    Recollections of the early days of the Religious Research Association and the Review of Religious Research.

    Associated Search Terms: Religious Research Association; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • The Emergence of Mormon Studies in the Social Sciences.
    Mauss, Armand L. (2007)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) American Sociology of Religion. Histories (Religion and the Social Order 13). Leiden: Brill, pp. 121-150.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • Buddhism Under Study.
    Tamney, Joseph B. (2007)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) American Sociology of Religion. Histories (Religion and the Social Order 13). Leiden: Brill, pp. 177-202.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, U.S.A.; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • The Theoretical Trajectory.
    Johnson, Doyle Paul (2007)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) American Sociology of Religion. Histories (Religion and the Social Order 13). Leiden: Brill, pp. 43-86.

    Associated Search Terms: Theory; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • The Sociology of New Religious Movements.
    Rochford, E. Burke, Jr. (2007)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) American Sociology of Religion. Histories (Religion and the Social Order 13). Leiden: Brill, pp. 253-290.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • The Protestant Ethic Thesis as American Sociology of Religion.
    Swatos, William H., Jr., and Peter Kivisto (2007)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) American Sociology of Religion. Histories (Religion and the Social Order 13). Leiden: Brill, pp. 87-119.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • A Sociological Analysis of Latino Religions: The Formation of the Theoretical Binary and Beyond.
    López Pulido, Alberto (2007)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) American Sociology of Religion. Histories (Religion and the Social Order 13). Leiden: Brill, pp. 223-251.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Latino Americans
  • Women, Gender and Feminism in the Sociology of Religion: Theory, Research and Social Action.
    Nason-Clark, Nancy, and Barbara Fisher-Townsend (2007)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) American Sociology of Religion. Histories (Religion and the Social Order 13). Leiden: Brill, pp. 203-221.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Feminism; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • Looking Back: A Sociologist and the Church.
    Greeley, Andrew M. (2007)
    U.S. Catholic Historian 25:4: 1-21.

    Associated Search Terms: Greeley, Andrew M.; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Academia and aggiornamento: The Social Sciences and Postconciliar Reform among American Sisters.
    Koehlinger, Amy (2007)
    U.S. Catholic Historian 25:4: 63-83.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Change; Sisters; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • Paper City and Southern Parish: American Catholics in Postwar Social Science Research.
    Dinges, William D. (2007)
    U.S. Catholic Historian 25:4: 45-62.

    Associated Search Terms: Fichter, Joseph H.; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Underwood, Kenneth W.; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • American Catholics in the Protestant Imagination: Rethinking the Academic Study of Religion.
    Carroll, Michael P. (2007)
    Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Cajuns; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Sociology of knowledge; Latino Americans; Italian Americans; Irish Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Sociological Study of American Catholicism: Past, Present and Future.
    Cavendish, James C. (2007)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) American Sociology of Religion. Histories (Religion and the Social Order 13). Leiden: Brill, pp. 151-176.

    Associated Search Terms: Neal, Marie Augusta; Fitzpatrick, Joseph P.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Fichter, Joseph H.; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.
  • Catholic Pastoral Sociology in the United States since Vatican II: Making a Path by Walking.
    Froehle, Bryan T. (2007)
    U.S. Catholic Historian 25:4: 85-116.

    Associated Search Terms: Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Applied; Fichter, Joseph H.
  • Globalization and the Sociology of Religion in America: Some Representative Perspectives.
    Simpson, John H. (2007)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) American Sociology of Religion. Histories (Religion and the Social Order 13). Leiden: Brill, pp. 291-313.

    Associated Search Terms: World system; Beyer, Peter; Wallerstein, Immanuel; Meyer, John; Globalization; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Robertson, Roland
  • Early Dissertations in American Sociology of Religion.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (2007)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) American Sociology of Religion. Histories. (Religion and the Social Order 13). Leiden: Brill, pp. 15-41.

    Reviews dissertations: D.L. Pelton 1895; F. Appleton 1906; C.A. Young 1912; C.E. Carroll 1915; J.H.S. Bossard 1918; H.E. Jensen 1920; K.E. Barnhart 1924; M.T. Price 1924; W.A. Daniel 1925; C.C. Janzen 1926; C.D. Gower 1928; S.C. Kincheloe 1929.

    Associated Search Terms: Carroll, Charles Eden; Pelton, Dewitt Lincoln; Kincheloe, Samuel Clarence; Jensen, Howard Eikenberry; Price, Maurice T.; Bossard, James H.S.; Gower (Chapman), Charlotte Day; Young, Clarence Andrew; Janzen, Cornelius Cicero; Barnhart, Kenneth Edwin; Appleton, Floyd; Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Daniel, William Andrew
  • The Sacred World of the Penitentes.
    Pulido López, Alberto (2000)
    Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.

    Focuses on the social construction of the image of the Penitentes by missionaries, media, and other non-indigenous agents.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Penitentes; Sociology of knowledge; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, New Mexico; Mexican Americans
  • Cult Conversions and the Courts: Some Ethical Issues in Academic Expert Testimony.
    Shinn, Larry D. (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:3: 273-285.

    Based on experience as an expert witness in cases involving the Hare Krishna in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethics; Sociology of religion; Law; Hare Krishna, U.S.A.
  • Sociololgy of religion in the United States: How conditions of teaching and research influence content.
    McGuire, Meredith B. (1990)
    Pastoral Sciences 9: 51-57.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Education
  • The Resurrection of 'Catholic Sociologies': Toward a Catholic Center.
    Varacalli, Joseph A. (1987)
    Social Justice Review 78:5/6: 100-106.

    Discusses the rise & decline of "Catholic sociology" in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • American Catholic Sociologists and the Sociology of Religion.
    Donovan, John D. (1954)
    American Catholic Sociological Review 15:2: 104-114.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion, U.S.A.; Sociologists; Catholic, U.S.A.
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