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  • Religious diversity in the neoliberal welfare state: Secularity and the ethos of egalitarianism in Sweden.
    Schenk, Susanne, Marian Burchart, and Monika Wohlrab-Sahr (2015)
    Inernational Sociology 30:1: 3-20.

    In the politics of confessional schools, the discourse of free choice & freedom of religion confront the Swedish tradition of creating equality through a unitary public school system.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; State; Secularism; Politics, Sweden; Equality; Education; Discourse; Diversity
  • Nonbelievers in the church: A study of cultural religion in Sweden.
    Kasselstrand, Isabella (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:3: 275-294.

    Analyzes 2008 International Social Survey data for Sweden; largest differences were between adherents of religions other than the Church of Sweden and both Church of Sweden adherents & non-adherents of any religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Sweden; Dimensions of religiosity; Membership; Practice; Religiosity; Sweden; Belief
  • Prayer as a tool in Swedish Pentecostalism.
    Mahieddin, Emir (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Linda Woodhead (eds.) A Sociology of Prayer. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 81-96.

    Based on participant observation of Pentecostals in a pietistic part of Sweden; focuses on changes in prayer. Physical charismatic manifestations, glossolalia, prophecy, & healing are now reserved for private prayer groups, not Sunday services. Studies the case of Swedish Pentecostals creating an orphanage in Romania.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden, Jönköping; Glossolalia; Prayer; Prayer group; Social services; Participant observation; Pentecostal, Sweden
  • Love, faith or social foci? Happiness, religion, and social networks in Sweden.
    Edling, Christopher, and Jens Bohman Rydgren (2014)
    European Sociological Review 30:5: 615-626.

    Associated Search Terms: Happiness; Sweden; Network; Social support
  • Religion, homosexuality, and contested social orders in the Netherlands, the western Balkans, and Sweden.
    Berg, Mariecke van der, David J. Bos, Marco Derks, R. Ruard Ganzevoort, Miloš Jovanovi?, Anne-Marie Korte, and Srdjan Sremac (2014)
    In Gladys Ganiel, Heidemarie Winkel, and Christophe Monnot (eds.) Religion in Times of Crisis. Leiden: Brill, pp. 116-134.

    Religion is the "other" in the Netherlands, LGBT is the "other" in the western Balkans. In Sweden, an Evangelical pastor who tested a hate speech law was supported generally in the exercise of his free speech but much vilified for his views. Stances toward religion & homosexuality serve as national identity markers.

    Associated Search Terms: Nationalism; Serbia; Serbian Orthodox, Serbia; Sweden; Montenegro; Islam, Bosnia; Identity, national; Homosexuality; Croatia; Comparative; Netherlands; Bosnia; Catholic, Croatia
  • Creating sacred space by walking in silence: Pilgrimage in a late modern Lutheran context.
    Davidsson Bremborg, Anna (2013)
    Social Compass 60:4: 544-560.

    Based on 2005-08 field data from 25 Swedish pilgrimages.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Sweden; Participant observation; Pilgrimage; Sweden
  • Cooperation or isolation? Muslim congregations in a Scandinavian welfare state: A nationally representative survey from Sweden.
    Borell, Klas, and Arne Gerdner (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:4: 557-571.

    Based on representative survey data from mosques in Sweden. The mosques were not enclaves; they were not isolated form the wider society.

    Associated Search Terms: Mosque; Sweden; Isolation; Islam, Sweden; Enclave; Congregation
  • From standardised offer to consumer adaptation: Challenges to the Church of Sweden's identity.
    Pettersson, Per (2013)
    In Franįois Gauthier and T. Martikainen (eds.) Religion in Consumer Culture. Surrey: Ashgate, pp. 43-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Lutheran, Sweden; Adaptation; Consumerism; Sweden
  • Social trust and religion in Sweden: Theological belief versus social organization.
    Lundåsen, Susanne Wallman, and Lars Trägårdh (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 109-124.

    Analyzes 2009 Swedish survey data. Individual levels of trust correlate positively with community levels of church attendance, & trust correlates positively with volunteering in parishes.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Contextual effects; Levels of inclusiveness; Lutheran, Sweden; Sweden; Trust
  • Religion, Spirituality, and Everyday Life in Sweden.
    Frisk, Liselotte (2012)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Mapping Religion and Spirituality in a Postsecular World. Religion and the Social Order 22. Leiden: Brill, pp. 27-41.

    Based on a Swedish internet survey,interviews with religious and spiritual specialists in Dalarna, Sweden, and interviews with a yoga group. Meanings of spirituality varied; more identified themselves as spiritual than religious.

    Associated Search Terms: Identification; Yoga, Sweden; Sweden; Spirituality; Internet survey
  • Views on human rights among Christians, Muslim and non-religious youth in Norway and Sweden.
    Botvar, Pal Ketil, and Anders Sjöborg (2012)
    Nordic Journal of Religion and Society 25:1: 67-81.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Norway; Norway; Sweden; Youth; Human rights; Atheist, Norway; Christian, Norway
  • State and religion in Sweden: Ambiguity between disestablishment and religious control.
    Pettersson, Per (2011)
    Nordic Journal of Religion and Society 24:2: 119-135.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Sweden
  • Hidden voluntary social work: A nationally representative survey of Muslim congregations in Sweden.
    Borell, Klas, and Arne Gerdner (2011)
    British Journal of Social Work 41:5: 968-974.

    Associated Search Terms: Social services; Congregation; Islam, Sweden; Sweden; Voluntarism
  • Islamic Revival and Young Women's Negotiations on Gender and Racism.
    Minganti, Pia Karlsson (2010)
    In Sylvia Collins-Mayo and Pink Dandelion (eds.) Religion and Youth. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 115-121.

    Based on 1998-2002 field work. Focuses on young devout Sunni Muslim women in Sweden. Participation in Muslim youth associations & adopting some seemingly conservative pratices allow for assertiveness in the face of racial & sexist oppression.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Sweden; Islam, Sweden
  • Young people's attitudes towards Muslims in Sweden.
    Bevelander, Pieter, and Jonas Otterbeck (2010)
    Ethnic and Racial Studies 33:3: 404-425.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sweden; Sweden; Youth; Prejudice, anti-Islamic
  • Les mutations du protestantisme militante en Scandinavie. Du movement populaire au rencoforcement convictionnel: transformation structurelle et idéologique des organisations missionnaires et des antennes du jeunesse en Norvčge et en Sučde de 2000 ā 2
    Harry, Frédérique (2010)
    Unpublished Ph.D. Thčse de doctorate, Paris: Université de la Sorbonne.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Sweden; Change; Missions; Norway
  • Why are Danes and Swedes so irreligious?
    Zuckerman, Phil (2009)
    Nordic Journal of Religion and Society 22: 55-69.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, Denmark; Atheist, Sweden; Denmark; Sweden
  • Nordic Satanism and Satanism Scares: The Dark Side of the Secular Welfare State.
    Hjelm, Titus, Henrik Bogdan, Asbjørn Dyrendal, and Jesper Aagaard Petersen (2009)
    Social Compass 56:4: 515-529.

    Historical accounts & present reports for 4 nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Satanist; Norway; Sweden; Finland; Denmark
  • Spirituality in silence and nature: Motivations, experiences and impressions among Swedish pilgrims.
    Davidsson Bremborg, Anna (2008)
    Journal for Empirical Theology 21:2: 149-165.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Spirituality; Experience; Pilgrimage
  • Why no Religious Politics? The Secularization of Poor Relief and Primary Education in Denmark and Sweden.
    Kaspersen, lars Bo, and Johannes Lindvall (2008)
    European Journal of Sociology 49:1: 119-143.

    Associated Search Terms: Denmark; Welfare; Sweden; Secularization; Education
  • Society without God: What the Least Religious Nations can Tell Us About Contentment.
    Zuckerman, Phil (2008)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based on interviews in Denmark & Sweden. The relative absence of religion & social problems or individual anxiety refutes macro & micro functionalist explanations of religion. Speaks of cultural religion--occasional observance without belief.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Secularism; Meaning; Death; Cultural religion; Happiness; Denmark; Atheist, Denmark
  • Membership of Nordic 'National' Churches as a 'Civil Religious' Phenomenon.
    Sundback, Susan (2007)
    Implicit Religion 10:3: 262-280.

    Factor analysis of 2000 European Values Study data to identify elements of a civil religion in 4 Nordic nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Factor analysis; Civil religion; Denmark; Finland; Iceland
  • Culture, Religion and Spirituality in Coping: The Example of Cancer Patients in Sweden (Studia Sociologica Upsaliensia 53).
    Ahmadi, Fereshteh (2006)
    Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Coping; Medical
  • When silence isn't golden: Charismatic speech and the limits of literalism.
    Coleman, Simon (2006)
    In Matthew Engelke and Matt Tomlinson (eds.) The Limits of Meaning: Case Studies in the Anthropology of Christianity. Ossxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 39-63.

    Case study of minister engaging in silence at the pulpit when charismatic norms would have an altar call.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Silence; Word of Life
  • Religious Change in Northern Europe. The Case of Sweden. From State Church to Free Folk Church. Final Report.
    Bäckström, Ninna Edgardh Beckman, and Per Pettersson (2005)
    Stockholm: Verbum Publisher.

    Finds new opportunities for the Swedish church after its formal separation from the state in 2000.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Lutheran, Sweden; Privatization; Sweden
  • Exploring Spirituality and Unchurched Religions in America, Sweden, and Japan.
    Stark, Rodney, Eva Hamberg, and Alan S. Miller (2005)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 20:1: 3-23.

    Associated Search Terms: Unchurched religion; Comparative; Typology; Japan; United States; Sweden
  • From England's Nazareth to Sweden's Jerusalem. Movement, (Virtual) Landscapes and Pilgrimage.
    Coleman, Simon (2004)
    In Simon Coleman and John Eade (eds.) Reframing Pilgrimage Cultures in Motion. London: Routledge, pp. 45-68..

    Focuses on pilgrims taking concerns from home to sacred places. Uses the examples of Roman & Anglo Catholics at Walsingham & Word of Life (Evangelical) Swedes at Jerusalem.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Comparative; Pentecostal, neo, Sweden; Church of England; Pilgrimage; Livets Ord, Sweden; Catholic, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • Christendom in Decline: The Swedish Case.
    Hamberg, Eva M. (2003)
    In Hugh McLeod and Werner Ustorf (eds.) The Decline of Christendom in Western Europe, 1750-2000.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden
  • Religiosity and Swedish Opinion on the European Union.
    Hagevi, Magnus (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:4: 759-769.

    Analyzes 1998 survey data; free Protestants tended to oppose membership in the European Union while members of immigrant churches favored it.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Sweden; Sweden
  • Crossing the Gods: World Religions and Worldly Politics.
    Demerath, Nicholas J., III (2001)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Indonesia; Israel; Egypt; China; Turkey; Pakistan; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Japan; Poland; Sweden; State; Comparative; Politics; Guatemala; Violence; Brazil; India; Thailand
  • Family and Religion in Sweden.
    Palm, Irving, and Jan Trost (2000)
    In Sharon K. Houseknecht and Jerry G. Pankhurst (eds.) Family, Religion, and Social Change in Diverse Societies. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 107-120.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Family
  • The Rise of "Cultural Religion" in European Christianity: Learning from Poland, Northern Ireland, and Sweden.
    Demerath, Nicholas J., III (2000)
    Social Compass 47:1: 127-139.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Politics, Poland; Poland; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Politics, Great Britain; Sweden; State
  • Choosing Islam: A Study of Swedish Converts.
    Sultán, Madeleine (1999)
    Social Compass 46:3: 325-335.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Conversion; Islam, Sweden; Sweden
  • God's Children. Physical and Spiritual Growth among Evangelical Christians.
    Coleman, Simon (1999)
    In Susan J. Palmer and Charlotte E. Hardman (eds.) Children in New Religions. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers UniversityPress, pp. 71-87.

    Based on 1986 & after participant observation in an Evangelical group, Word of Life, in Uppsala. Focuses on religious socialization of the group's children, adolescents, & youth.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, Sweden; Socialization; Youth; Children; Participant observation; Word of Life; Evangelical, Sweden; Sweden, Uppsala; Adolescents
  • Short-term Changes in Religious Supply and Church Attendance in Contemporary Sweden.
    Hamberg, Eva M., and Thorleif Pettersson (1997)
    Reserch in the Social Scientific Study of eligion 8: 35-51.

    Analyzes Church of Sweden data; a variety of services correlates with higher attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Lutheran, Sweden; Practice
  • En kyrka för vanligt folk. Empiriska undersökningar 1985-96 om Sveriges folk och Svenska kyrkan.
    Straarup, Jørgen (1997)
    Uppsala, Sweden: Svenska Kyrkan Utredningar, 1997.

    Reviews 42 studies of bonds of the Swedish people to the national church, conducted 1985-96.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Sweden; Lutheran, Sweden
  • Shamanic Performances on the Urban Scene: Neo-Shamanism in Contemporary Sweden.
    Lindquist, Galina (1997)
    Stockholm: Gotab.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism; Sweden
  • Chilean Catholic Immigrants and Refugees in a Secularized Society.
    Mella Valenzuela, Orlando (1996)
    Social Compass 43:4: 339-352.

    Analyzes interview data from Chilean migrants to Sweden; shows a lessening of religiosity with length of residence in Sweden.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Catholic, Sweden; Migrant; Chilean Swedes
  • The charismatic gift.
    Coleman, Simon (1996)
    Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 10: 421-442.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Word of Life; Gift
  • Tradition and Change in the Nordic Countries.
    Sundback, Susan (1995)
    In Wade Clark Roof, Jackson W. Carroll, and David A. Roozen (eds.) The Post-War Generation and Establishment Religion: Cross Cultural Perspectives. Boulder, Colorado: Westview, pp. 87-111.

    Associated Search Terms: Iceland; Norway; Denmark; Finland; Sweden; Scandinavia
  • The Reception of Religious Television. Social Semeiology Applied to an Empirical Case Study.
    Linderman, Alf (1995)
    Dissertation, Department of Theology, Uppsala University.

    Experiment with an Evangelical infomercial about South Africa; compares Evangelical & non-Evangelical U.S. students', & Swedish students' reactions.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Comparative; Experiment; United States; Semiotics; Media; Students, undergraduate; Sweden
  • Secularization and Value Change in Sweden.
    Hamberg, Eva M. (1994)
    In Thorleif Pettersson and Ole Riis 9eds.), Scandinavian Values. Religion and Morality in the Nordic Countries. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Psychologia et Sociologia Religionum 10, pp. 179-195.

    Analyzes 1985 Swedish survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Sweden
  • Flygande tefat, spöken och sanndrömmar. Ungdomars syn pa paranormala företeelser.
    Sjödin, Ulf (1994)
    Uppsala: Uppsala universitet Teologiska institutionen.

    Analyzes 1992 questionnaire data from Swedish high school student sin Stockholm & 3 rural settings; compares students' interest levels in paranormal phenomena by churched & non-churched area, sex, & professional program & vocational students.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Students, secondary; Occult; Paranormal
  • The Religious Market: Denominational Competition and Religious Participation in Contemporary Sweden
    Hamberg, Eva M., and Thorleif Pettersson (1994)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 33:3: 205-216.

    Uses Swedish municipalities as units of observation; notes a correlation between an index of religious pluralism & one of religious participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; Sweden; Rational choice theory; Competition; Pluralism
  • Patterns of Secularization in Scandinavia.
    Riis, Ole (1994)
    In Thorleif Pettersson and Ole Riis (eds.) Scandinavian Values. Religion and Morality in the Nordic Countries. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Psychologia et Sociologia Religionum 10, pp. 99-128.

    Analyzes 1990 European Values Survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Age; Stratification; Reincarnation; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Atheist; Sweden; Norway; Denmark; Membership; Politics, Norway; Politics, Denmark; Politics, Scandinavia; Sex; Scandinavia; Secularization; Politics, Sweden; Science
  • Effects of Religious Individualism on Values of Life and Death in Scandinavia.
    Straarup, Jørgen (1994)
    In Thorleif Pettersson and Ole Riis (eds.) Scandinavian Values. Religion and Morality in the Nordic Countries. Uppsala, Sweden: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Psychologia et Sociologia Religionum 10, pp. 167-178.

    Analyzes 1981 & '90 European Values Survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Euthanasia; Atheist; Abortion; Scandinavia; Norway; Denmark; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Belief; Suicide; Sweden
  • Nation and Gender Reflected in Scandinavian Religiousness.
    Sundback, Susan (1994)
    In Thorleif Pettersson and Ole Riis (eds.) Scandinavian Values. Religion and Morality in the Nordic Countries. Uppsala: Acts Universitatis Upsaliensis. Psychologia et Sociologia Religionum 10, pp. 129-150.

    Analyzes 1990 European Values Survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Scandinavia; Denmark; Norway; Comparative; Iceland; Belief; Finland; Reincarnation; Sex; Nation; Salience; Sweden
  • Religion and Family Vaues: Attitudes of Modern Icelanders in a Comparative Perspective.
    Pettersson, Thorleif, and Fridrik H. Jonsson (1994)
    In Thorleif Pettersson and Ole Riis (eds.) Scandinavian Values. Religion and Morality in the Nordic Countries. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Psychologia et Sociologia Religionum 10, pp. 151-165.

    Associated Search Terms: Norway; Family; Moral; Urban/rural; Salience; Sweden; Finland; Denmark; Reincarnation; Belief; Comparative; Socialization; Iceland
  • Conservative Protestantism and the World Order: The Faith Movement in the United States and Sweden.
    Coleman, Simon (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:4: 353-373.

    Based on 1986-87, '89, & '91 participant observation in the Word of Life (Livets Ord) foundation in Uppsala.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden, Uppsala; Faith movement (conservative protestant), Sweden; Participant observation; Livets Ord; Nationalism; Politics, Sweden; New Thought, Sweden; World system
  • Stability and Change in Religious Beliefs, Practice, and Attitudes: A Swedish Panel Study.
    Hamberg, Eva M. (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:1: 63-80.

    Analysis of a 1955 national survey in Sweden, & 1970 re-interview & addition of new cohorts.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Sweden; Generations; Change
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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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