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  • Fronteiras em movimento: o debate entre a ciência e a religião no espiritismo
    Junior, Alberto Calil (2014)
    Ciencias Sociales y Religión/Ciências Sociais e Religião 16/21: 116-136.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Spiritualist
  • Plasticidade e pessoalidade no espiritismo crioulo cubano.
    Santo, Diana Espírito (2014)
    Mana 20:1: 68-98.

    Associated Search Terms: Self concept; Spiritualist, Cuba; Cuba
  • Certainty and uncertainty in contemporary spirituality and Catholicism: Finding proof versus destabilizing certainties in popular religion in the Netherlands.
    Knibbe, Kim (2014)
    Social Compass 61:4: 537-549.

    Ethnographic reseach on a contemporary spirituality group seeking proof of the "other side" & in a group of liberal Catholics seeking to deal with uncertainty.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist, Netherlands; Doubt; Netherlands; Participant observation; Catholic, Netherlands
  • Uma religião em trânsito: o papel das lideranças brasileiras no novo espiritismo transnacional.
    Lewgoy, Bernardo (2011)
    Ciencias sociales y religion/Ciências sociais e religião 13:14: 93-117.

    Associated Search Terms: Leadership; Transnational; Spiritualist
  • A união do vegetal e o transe mediúnico no Brasil.
    Melo, Rosa (2011)
    Religião e sociedade 31:2: 130-153.

    Associated Search Terms: Trance; Spiritualist, Brazil; Brazil; Medium
  • The Relationship between Spirituality and Religiousness among Jewish Nurses in Israel.
    Lazar, Aryeh (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 51:4: 428-439.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Jewish Israeli hospital nurses; specific dimensions of spirituality correlated with specific dimensions of religiosity, the latter measured by identification with categorical groupings of observance.

    Associated Search Terms: Dimensions of religiosity; Religiosity; Nurse; Israel; Spiritualist; Jewish, Israel
  • A globalização do espiritismo: fluxos do movimento religioso de João de Deus entre a Austrália e o Brasil.
    Rocha, Cristina (2009)
    Revista de antropologia da USP 52:2: 571-603.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia; Spiritualist, Australia; Transnational; Medium
  • Exploring Secular Spiritual Capital: An Engagement in Religious and Secular Dialogue for a Common Future?
    Baker, Chris, and Jonathan Miles-Watson (2008)
    International Journal of Public Theology 2:4:424-464.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist; Spiritual capital; Social capital
  • Espiritos Clandestinos: Espiritismo, Pesquisa Psíquica e Antropologia da Religião entre 1850 e 1920.
    Vasconcelos, João (2003)
    Religião e sociedade 23:2: 92-127.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist; Psychic
  • Comparando experiências de afflição e tratamento no Candomblé, Pentecostalismo e Espiritismo.
    Rabelo, Miriam C.M., Sueli Ribeiro Motta, and Juliana Rocha Nuñes (2002)
    Religião e sociedade 22:1: 93-121.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Brazil; Medical; Brazil; Spiritualist, Brazil; Candomble
  • "I Saw It With My Own Eyes": An Ethnogrpahy of Visions and Other Anomalous Phenomena among Participants in Candomblé, Umbanda and Spiritism from Rio de Janeiro and Abadiania, Goias (Brazil).
    Marton, Yves (2002)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation (Anthropology), University of California Los Angeles.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist; Brazil, Goiás; Candomble; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Paranormal; Participant observation; Umbanda
  • Pagus et urbanus in Iceland: Conjunctions and disjunctions in neo-pagan religion.
    Swatos, William H., Jr., and Loftur Reimar Gissurarson (1999)
    In Luigi Tomasi (ed.) Alternative Religions among European Youth. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 157-173.

    Associated Search Terms: Neopagan; Spiritualist; Iceland
  • New Spirituality, Self and Belonging: How New Agers and Neo-Pagans Talk about Themselves.
    Bloch, Jon P. (1998)
    Westport, Connecticut: Praeger.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist; New age; Neopagan
  • Cuban Santería, Haitian Vodun, Puerto Rican Spiritualism: A multiculturalit inquiry into syncretism.
    Pérez y Mena, Andrés I. (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:1: 15-27.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Spiritualist; Voodoo, Haiti; Africanist; Santeria
  • Individualism and Community in Alternative Spiritual "Magic."
    Bloch, Jon P. (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:2: 286-302.

    Rather than being individualist, new age magic establishes solidarity among cultural resistors; based on 22 unstructured interviews & field observation.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Spiritualist, U.S.A.; New age; Magic
  • Heresia, doença, crime ou religião: o Espiritismo no discurso de médicos e cientistas sociais.
    Giumbelli, Emerson (1997)
    Revista de antropologia da USP 40:2: 31-82.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist; Spiritism
  • The Channeling Zone: American Spirituality in an Anxious Age.
    Brown, Michael F. (1997)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist, U.S.A.
  • Icelandic Spiritualism. Mediumship and Modernity in Iceland.
    Swatos, William H., Jr., and Loftur Reimar Gissurarson (1997)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Medium; Historical; Folklore; Privatism; Associational; Spiritualist, Iceland; Iceland; Lutheran, Iceland
  • A Spiritual Storefront Church in Nashville: A Thaumaturgical Response to Racism and Social Stratification in the New South.
    Baer, Hans A. (1995)
    In O. Kendall White, Jr., and Daryl White (eds.), Religion in the contemporary South: Diversity, Community, and Identity. Southern Anthropological Society Proceedings No. 28. Athens: University of Georgia Press, pp. 106-116.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; United States, Tennessee, Nashville; Spiritualist, U.S.A.; African Americans
  • Samba in the Night: Spiritism in Brazil.
    Hess, David J. (1994)
    New York: Columbia University Press.

    Ethnographic accounts of Kardecism.

    Associated Search Terms: Kardecist; Brazil; Spiritualist, Brazil
  • The Limited Empowerment of Women in Black Spiritual Churches: An Altrnative Vehicle to Religious Leadership.
    Baer, Hans A. (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:1: 65-82. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Gender and Religion (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1994), pp. 75-92]

    Based on 1977-79 ethnographic research, mostly in Nashville; reviews the assumption of clergy roles in the African American Spiritualist churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Women; Spiritualist, U.S.A.; African Americans
  • Looking for God in Brazil: The Progressive Catholic Church in Urban Brazil's Religious Arena.
    Burdick, John (1993)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Based on participant observation & interviews in the Catholic diocese of Duque de Caxias; focuses on the comfort/challenge dilemma of Catholicism vs. Evangelical, Spiritualist, & Africanist alternatives.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist, Brazil; Catholic, Brazil; Brazil, Duque de Caxias; Participant observation; Comfort; Spiritualist, Brazil; Evangelical, Brazil
  • Transe et mediumnité en pays spirite.
    Bergé, Christine (1992)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 79: 37-46.

    Describes a school for mediums in Lyons; discusses trance in general.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist, France; France, Lyons; Medium; Trance
  • When Scientists Saw Ghosts and Why They Stopped: American Spiritualism in History.
    Garroutte, Eva Marie (1992)
    In Robert Wuthnow (ed.), Vocabularies of Public Life. Empirical Essays in Symbolic Structure. London: Routledge, pp. 57-74.

    Studies effects of the shift of the boundary of the legitimate in science on American spiritualism.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Spiritualist, U.S.A.; Science
  • Los llamados cultos sincréticos y el espiritismo.
    Argüelles Mederos, Anibal, and Ileana Hodge (1991)
    Habana: Editorial Academia.

    Associated Search Terms: Cuba; Syncretism; Spiritualist, Cuba
  • The Spiritual Churches of New Orleans: Origins, Beliefs, and Rituals of an African-American Religion.
    Jacobs, Claude F., and Andrew J. Kaslow (1991)
    Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.

    Based largely on ethnographic observation in 18 New Orleans churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Spiritualist (Christian), U.S.A..; African Americans; United States, Louisiana, New Orleans; Participant observation
  • Il cappello del mago. I nuovi movimenti magici, dallo spiritismo al satanismo./La magie: les nouveaux mouvements magiques.
    Introvigne, Massimo (1990)
    Milano: SugarCo./Paris: Droguet et Ardani, 1993.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist; Spiritualist; Magic
  • Spiritualism as a Religion of Science.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (1990)
    Social Compass 37:4: 471-482.

    In Iceland, spiritualism is implicitly religious but explicitly scientific, in contrast to the English-speaking world, where it is implicitly scientific & explicitly religious.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist, Iceland; Iceland; Implicit religion
  • Channels to Elsewhere.
    Babbie, Earl R. (1990)
    In Thomas Robbins and Dick Anthony (eds.), In Gods We Trust. New Patterns of Religious Pluralism in America, 2nd Ed. Revised & Expanded. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, pp. 255-268.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist, U.S.A.; Methodology
  • Lo spiritismo.
    Introvigne, Massimo (ed.) (1989)
    Torino: Leumann.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist
  • Modern Spiritualist Conception of Ultimate Reality.
    Nelson, Geoffrey K. (1988)
    Ultimate Reality and Meaning 11:2: 102-114.

    Examines the origins of modern Spiritualism & role of the medium, & traces the history of the intellectuals of the tradition.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Ultimate concerns; Medium; Spiritualist, Great Britain
  • The Metropolitan Spiritual Churches of Christ: The Socio-religious Evolution of the Largest of the Black Spiritual Associations.
    Baer, Hans A. (1988)
    Review of Religious Research 30:2: 140-150.

    Historical sociological analysis, showing the founding of the church in one congregation, & its growth. There is a trend toward becoming more mainstream protestant & de-emphasizing spiritualist & thaumaturgical traditions.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist, U.S.A.; Healing; Assimilation; African Americans; Metropolitan Spiritual Churches of Christ
  • Spiritualist Healing Outcomes and the Status Quo: A Micro and Macro Analysis.
    Finkler, Kaja (1987)
    Social Compass 34:4: 31-395.

    Depicts Mexican Spiritualist therapeutic practices & beliefs: ways that Spiritualists fit into the larger society & reasons people participate in Spiritualism. Begun as a response to religious change, Spiritualism now perpetuates the social order.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico; Medical; Spiritualist, Mexico
  • The Pleasures of Spiritualism.
    Gillen, Paul (1987)
    Australian and New Zealand Journal of Sociology 23:2: 217-232.

    Based on observation of a Spiritualist group in Sydney; argues against deprivation theory by pointing to such attractions as sociability & brain-teasing challenges in Spiritualism.

    Associated Search Terms: Deprivation; Australia, Sydney; Spiritualist, Australia
  • Spiritualist Healers in Mexico: Successes and Failures of Alternative Therapeutics.
    Finkler, Kaja (1985)
    New York: Bergen & Garvey.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Mexico; Spiritualist, Mexico
  • The Black Spiritual Movement: A Religious Response to Racism.
    Baer, Hans A. (1984)
    Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Participant observation; United States, Tennessee, Nashville; Universal Hagar´s Spiritual Church (Father Hurley); African Americans; Spiritualist, U.S.A.
  • O mundo invisível: Cosmologia, sistema ritual e noção de pessoa no Espíritismo.
    Castro Cavalcanti, Mario Laura Vreiros de (1983)
    Rio de Janeiro: Zakat Editoes.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Spiritualist; Participant observation
  • Dissident Sectarian Movements, the Catholic Church, and Social Class in Mexico.
    Finkler, Kaja (1983)
    Comparative Studies in Society and History 25:2: 277-305.

    Background, & 1977-79 field data from Mexico City, supplemented by interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist, Mexico; Mexico, Mexico City; Stratification
  • Who am I in the City of Mammon? The Self Doubt and Certainty in a Spiritualist Cult.
    Locke, Ralph G. (1983)
    In Allan Black and Peter Glasner (eds.) Practice and Belief. Studies in the Sociology of Australian Religion. Sydney: Allen & Unwin, pp. 108-133.

    Focus is on The Sanctuary, in Freemantle, the port city near Perth, Western Australia.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia, Western Australia, Perth; Spiritualist, Australia; Cult
  • The Authority and Empowerment of Women among Spiritualist Groups.
    Haywood, Carol Lois (1983)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 22:2: 157-166.

    Based on 1978-82 participant observation in 4 spiritualist groups in Boston & Indianapolis; shows some institutional patterns amenable to the exercise of authority by women.

    Associated Search Terms: Authority; United States, Indiana, Indianapolis; Spiritualist, U.S.A.; Women; Participant observation; United States, Massachusetts, Boston
  • Spiritism in Ghana: A Study of New Religious Movements.
    Wylie, Robert W. (1982)
    Chico, California: Scholars Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist, Ghana; Ghana; New religions
  • The Church in Brazil: The Politics of Religion.
    Bruneau, Thomas C. (1982)
    Austin, University of Texas Press.

    Based on 1974-75, & '78 survey data, interviews, participant observation, & documents from 8 Brazilian dioceses.

    Associated Search Terms: Diocese; Base communities; Catholic, Brazil; Politics, Brazil; Brazil; Saints; Prayer; Regionalism; Popular religion; Stratification; Factor analysis; Spiritualist, Brazil; Practice
  • The Spiritualists: Gnosis and Ideology.
    Gillen, Paul (1981)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Macquarie University.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist
  • Black Spiritual Churches: A Neglected Socio-religious Institution.
    Baer, Hans A. (1981)
    Phylon 42: 207-223.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist, U.S.A.; African Americans
  • Prophets and Advisors in Black Spiritual Churches: Therapy, Palliative, or Opiate?
    Baer, Hans A. (1981)
    Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry 5: 145-170.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Spiritualist, U.S.A.; Comfort
  • Dissident Religious Movements in the Service of Women's Power.
    Finkler, Kaja (1981)
    Sex Roles 7;5: 481-495.

    Sees leadership roles in a spiritualist cult in Mexico as a mode for women to acquire power.

    Associated Search Terms: Cult; Women; Power; Spiritualist, Mexico; Mexico
  • The Medium and Her Message: A Study of Spiritualism at Lily Dale, New York.
    Richard, Michel R., and Albert Adato (1980)
    Review of Religious Research 22:2: 186-197.

    Field study at Lily Dale, New York, 1974; argues that Spiritualism is a sect rather than a cult.

    Associated Search Terms: Cult; Participant observation; Medium; Spiritualist, U.S.A.; Sect; United States, New York, Lily Dale
  • A Typology of Cults.
    Campbell, Bruce F. (1978)
    Sociological Analysis 39:3: 228-240.

    3 types: illuminative, instrumental, & service-oriented.

    Associated Search Terms: Transcendental Meditation; New Thought; Spiritualist; Cult; Scientology; Theosophy
  • RX: Spiritist as Needed. A Study of a Puerto Rican Community Mental Health Resource.
    Harwood, Alan (1977)
    New York: Wiley.

    Based on 1968-70 participant observation & interviews in an area served by a New York City health center; focuses on spirtualist healing among Puerto Ricans.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist, U.S.A.; United States, New York, New York; Healing; Puerto Rican Americans; Medical
  • Messianismo e espiritismo.
    Negrão, Lislias Nogueira (1975)
    Cadernos 8: 329-357.

    Associated Search Terms: Messian; Spiritualist, Brazil; Brazil
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