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  • New Centers of Global Evangelicalism in Latin America and Africa.
    Offutt, Stephen W. (2015)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, El Salvador; El Salvador; Evangelical, South Africa; South Africa; Religious entrepreneur
  • Religious institutions and sexual scandals: A comparative study of Catholicism in Ireland, South Africa, and the United States.
    Conway, Brian (2014)
    International Journal of Comparative Sociology 55:4: 318-341.

    Associated Search Terms: Ireland; Comparative; South Africa; Catholic, Ireland; Catholic, South Africa; Sexual abuse; United States; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Faith-based humanitarianism: Organizational change and everyday meanings in South Africa.
    Burchardt, Marian (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:1: 30-55.

    Based on field work in Cape Town & Eastern Cape Province; examines the interface of the NGO model & the indigenous political clientalism of South Africa.

    Associated Search Terms: AIDS; Change; Organization; South Africa
  • "Multiple secularities": Postcolonial variations and guiding ideas in India and South Africa.
    Burchardt, Marian, Monika Wohlrab-Sahr, and Ute Wegert (2013)
    International Sociology 28:6: 612-628.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa; Comparative; India; Secular
  • Wild Religion: Tracking the Sacred in South Africa.
    Chidester, David (2012)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa
  • The Role of Short-term Mission Teams in the New Centers of Global Christianity.
    Offutt, Stephen W. (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:4: 796-811.

    Ethnography & interviews show hosts of mission teams in El Salvador & South Africa constructing interpretations of the missions & expanding their own distant religious activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Transnational; Missions; Participant observation; South Africa; El Salvador
  • The Role of Religion in the Sexual Lives of Teens.
    Cooksey, Elizabeth, and Tessa Dooms (2010)
    In Sylvia Collins-Mayo and Pink Dandelion (eds.) Religion and Youth. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 105-111.

    Overview of research on religion, especially religious salience, as an influence on teen sexual activity in South Africa & the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa; Adolescents; AIDS; United States; Salience; Sexual activity
  • South Africa's Newest 'Jews.' The Moemedi Pentecostal Church and the Construction of Jewish Identity.
    Andersen, Nicole, and Scott London (2009)
    Nova Religio 13:1: 92-105.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew Christian; African Christian; South Africa, Johannesburg; Moemedi Pentecostal Church; Pentecostal, South Africa
  • The Changing Face of Evangelicalism in the Global South: Networks and Moral Entrepreneurship i El Salvador and South Africa.
    Offutt, Stephen W. (2009)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Boston University.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa; El Salvador; Evangelical, El Salvador; Evangelical, South Africa; Network
  • Is the multiracial congregation an answer to the problem of race?: Comparative perspectives from South Africa and the USA.
    Ganiel, Gladys (2008)
    Journal of Religion in Africa 38: 263-283.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; South Africa; Race; Parish; Diversity; Congregation; Comparative
  • Religion and transformtion in South Africa? Institutional and discursive change in a charismatic congregation.
    Ganiel, Gladys (2007)
    Transformation 63:1: 1-22.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Discourse; South Africa; Congregation; Pentecostal, neo, South Africa
  • Witchcraft, Violence, and Democracy in South Africa.
    Ashford, Adam (2005)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Witch; Violence; South Africa
  • Religious and Familial Network as Entrepreneurial Resources in South Africa.
    Gockell, Gillian (2000)
    In Jerry G. Pankhurst and Sharon K. Houseknecht (eds.) Family, Religion, and Social Change in Diverse Societies. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 205-234.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa; Network; Family; Economic
  • Under the Canopy: Ritual Process and Spiritual Resilience in South Africa.
    Thomas, Linda Elaine (1999)
    Columbia: University of South Carolina Press.

    Ethnography of a church near Capetown.

    Associated Search Terms: Zionist/Apostolic Church of the Spirit; South Africa, Capetown; Parish; Participant observation; Ritual
  • Church Leadership, State Repression, and the 'Spirit of Involvement' in the South African Anti-Apartheid Movement, 1983-1990.
    Borer, Tristan Anne (1996)
    In Christian Smith (ed.) Disruptive Religion. The Force of Faith in Social Movement Activism. New York: Routledge, pp. 125-143.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa; Segregation, racial; Social movement; Race; Historical
  • Muslims in Greater Cape Town: A Problem of Identity.
    Costa, Yusuf da (1994)
    British Journal of Sociology 45:2: 235-240.

    Since South African Muslims first migrated from various nations, their religion is their paramount but not only identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Islam, South Africa; Identity; South Africa
  • Charismatic Churches in South Africa. A Critique of Criticisms and Problems of Bias.
    Hexham, Irving, and Karla Poewe (1994)
    In Karla Poewe (ed.) Charismatic Christianity and Global Culture. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, pp. 50-69.

    Counters criticisms of South African independent charismatic churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, South Africa; African Christian; Transnational; South Africa; Diffusion
  • Religioni, chiese cristiane e conflitti sociali in Sud Africa.
    DelRe, Emanuela, and Michele DelRe (1993)
    Religioni e società 8/16: 73-84.

    Examines the relation of religion to the politics of apartheid in South Africa, 1950-1.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Segregation, racial; South Africa; Politics, South Africa
  • Of Revelation and Revolution: Christianity, Colonialism, and Consciousness in South Africa.
    Comaroff, Jean, and John Comaroff (1991)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa
  • From Apartheid to Liberation: Calvinism and the Shaping of Ethical Belief in South Africa.
    Renick, Timothy M. (1991)
    Sociological Focus 24:2: 129-143.

    Maintains that other studies ignore the role of Calvinism in developing the beliefs of both Afrikaners & black nationalists.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa; Calvinist, South Africa; Race
  • Protestantism, Authoritarianism and Democracy: A Comparison of The Netherlands, the United States and South Africa.
    Jacobson, David (1987)
    Religion 17:3: 275-301.

    Calvinist religions developed in The Netherlands, the U.S.A.., & South Africa, all of which developed very different political systems.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Politics, Netherlands; Netherlands; Calvinist; Politics, U.S.A.; United States; South Africa; Politics, South Africa
  • Christianity and colonialism in South Africa.
    Comaroff, Jean, and John Comaroff (1986)
    American Ethnologist 13:1: 1-22.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa; Christian, South Africa; Colonialism
  • Religious and Moral Legitimations of Apartheid in Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk, Nationalist Party and Broederbond, 1948-Present.
    Ngcokovane, Cecil Mzingisi (1986)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Emory University. [DA 47:11 A, p. 4110]

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, South Africa; South Africa; Race; Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid Afrika; Legitimation
  • Sociological Theory, Religion and Collective Action.
    Wallis, Roy, and Steve Bruce (1986)
    Belfast: The Queen's University.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Politics; Comparative; Presbyterian; South Africa; Children of God; Rajneesh; Great Britain; Stark, Rodney; Hermeneutic; New religions; Deprivation; Conservative
  • The Prodigal Church: South Africa's Dutch Reformed Church and the Apartheid Policy.
    Jubber, Ken (1985)
    Social Compass 32:2/3: 273-285.

    The white Reformed church supported apartheid, in contrast to the black Reformed churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid Afrika; South Africa; Race
  • Faith for the Fearful? An Investigation into New Churches in the Greater Durban Area.
    Morran, Elda Susan, and Laurence Schlemmer (1984)
    Durban: University of Natal Centre for Applied Social Sciences.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa, Durban; Christian, South Africa
  • Deriving a Theory of Development from Weber's Protestant Ethic Thesis.
    Olshan, Marc A. (1979)
    Free Inquiry in Creative Sociology 7: 169-173.

    Applies the Protestant Ethic thesis to Afrikaners.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa; Afrikaners; Protestant Ethic; Development
  • Religious Versus Linguistic Versus Class Voting: The "Crucial Experiment" of Comparing Belgium, Canada, South Africa and Switzerland.
    Lijphart, Arend (1979)
    American Political Science Review 73: 442-458.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Comparative; Politics, Belgium; South Africa; Switzerland
  • The Afrikaner Civil Religion.
    Moodie, T. Dunbar (1978)
    In Hans Mol (ed.) Identity and Religion. International, Cross-Cultural Approaches. Beverly Hills, California: Sage, pp. 203-228.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; South Africa
  • The Jesus People: Fundamentalism and Changes in Factors Associated with Conservatism.
    Stones, Christopher R. (1978)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 17:2: 155-158.

    Studies English-speaking members of the Jesus movement in Johannesburg; conversion made them more biblically fundamentalist, less ecclesiastically fundamentalist, less conservative, less militarist, & less antihedonist.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist, South Africa; Jesus movement; South Africa, Johannesburg; Conversion
  • Social Theory and the Study of Christian Missions in Africa: A South African Case Study.
    Etherington, Norman A. (1977)
    Africa 47: 31-40.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; South Africa
  • Social History and Millennial Movements: The Watch Tower in South Central Africa.
    Cross, Sholto (1977)
    Social Compass 24:1: 83-95.

    Associated Search Terms: Jehovah´s Witness, Africa; Millenarian, Africa; Africa, south central; Millennial
  • The Jesus People: Changes in Security and Life-style as a Function of Nonconformist Religious Influence.
    Stones, Christopher R. (1977)
    Journal of Social Psychology 97: 127-133.

    Studies Jesus movement members in Johannesburg.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; South Africa, Johannesburg
  • The Jesus People in South Africa. A Personal Encounter.
    Stones, Christophr R. (1977)
    Odyssey 1:5: 28-32.

    Studies Jesus movement members in Johannesburg.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa, Johannesburg; Jesus movement
  • Religion as a Social Possession--Afrikaner Reaction to the Conversion of Bushmen to their Church.
    Russell, Margo (1977)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 44:1: 59-73.

    Argues that it is simplistic to dismiss as racist the Afrikaner resistance to the conversion of Bushmen.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; South Africa; Bushmen; Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid Afrika
  • Subculture or Assimilation? A Cross-cultural Analysis of Religion and Women's Role.
    Porter, Judith R., and Alexa A. Albert (1977)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 16:4: 345-359.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from U.S. & South African white, urban, middle class women; focuses on impact of religion & secular culture on views about women's roles.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Women; United States; Subculture; Gender role; Assimilation; South Africa
  • Community of the Saved: An African Revivalist Church in the East Cape.
    Dubb, Allie A. (1976)
    Johannesurg:Witwatersrand University Press.

    Based on 1957-58 field work on an independent African Christian church in East London, South Africa; contains statistics & qualitative data.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa, East London; African Assembly of God
  • Bishops and Prophets in a Black City. African Independent Churches in Soweto, Johannesburg.
    West, Martin (1975)
    Cape Town: David Philip, London: Rex Collings.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa, Soweto; African Christian, South Africa
  • The Rise of Afrikanerdom: Power, Apartheid, and the Afrikaner Civil Religion.
    Moodie, T. Dunbar (1975)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa; Race; Politics, South Africa; Civil religion
  • Christianity and Xhosa Tradition. Belief and Ritual among Xhosa-speaking Christians.
    Pauw, Berthold Adolf (1975)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Africa; Xhosa South Africans
  • The Dutch Reformed Churches as Vehicles of Political Legitimation in South Africa.
    Moodie, T. Dunbar (1975)
    Social Dynamics 1:2: 158-166.

    Focuses on the decline of the legitimating function of the Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa.

    Associated Search Terms: Legitimation; Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid Afrika; South Africa; Politics, South Africa
  • Afrikaner Calvinism and Economic Action: The Weberian Thesis in South Africa.
    Stokes, Randall G. (1975)
    American Journal of Sociology 81:1: 62-81.

    Operant, or everyday, religion (vs. theological tradition) had a conservative impact on economic action, in contrast to the European case.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; South Africa; Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid Afrika
  • Dual Religious Orientation in an Urban African Church.
    Schutte, A.G. (1974)
    African Studies 33:2: 113-120.

    Based on field work in a Dutch Reformed congregation in Soweto; ancestor beliefs (part of private religiosity) & Christianity (a public religiosity) were merged in the symbol of the Holy Spirit.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Syncretism; Popular religion; Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid Afrika; South Africa, Soweto; Ancestor
  • The Watch Tower Movement in South Central Africa, 1908-1945.
    Cross, Sholto (1973)
    Unpublished D.Phil. Thesis, Oxford University.

    Associated Search Terms: Africa, south central; Jehovah´s Witness, Africa
  • South Africa.
    Higgins, Edward (1972)
    In Hans Mol (ed.), Western Religion. A Country by Country Inquiry. The Hague: Mouton, pp. 437-458.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa
  • Religious Affiliation in South Africa.
    Kellerman, A.P.R. (1972)
    Social Compass 19:1: 7-20.

    Based on South African census data.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; South Africa
  • De l'Adhésion à la Transformation d'une Système de Valeurs: Étude d'une Communauté Rurale Africaine.
    Brown, Sheila (1972)
    Social Compass 19:1: 83-91.

    Based on interview data from Rwarwa, South Africa.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, South Africa; Rural; South Africa, Rwarwa; Economic; Change; Conversion
  • Some Structural Problems of Urban Religion. A Case Study from the City of Durban.
    Watts, Hilstan Lett (1972)
    Social Compass 19:1: 63-81.

    Based on 1966-68 membership data of English-speaking (versus Afrikaans) Christian denominations in Durban.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa, Durban; Urban; Membership
  • Anglican and Roman Catholic Priests in South Africa: Some Questionnaire Responses.
    Verryn, Trevor David (1972)
    Social Compass 19:1: 93-99.

    Analyzes 1970-71 survey data from Anglican & Roman Catholic priests in South Africa; shows conflict between this-worldly & other-worldly stances.

    Associated Search Terms: Otherworldliness; Anglican, South Africa; Catholic, South Africa; South Africa; Inner-worldly; Clergy
  • Les rôles religieux dans le contexte multi-racial sud-africain: le profil du ministère dans le calvinsime et le catholicisme.
    Higgins, Edward (1972)
    Social Compass 19:1: 29-47.

    Reviews C.J. Alant's study of the Reformed pastor & Kiernan's of the Catholic priest; both clergy populations were worship-centered & detached from current events.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, South Africa; South Africa; Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid Afrika; Clergy role
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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