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  • Beyond conversion: Socio-mental flexibility and multiple religious participation in African-derived Lukumi and Ifa.
    Carr, C. Lynn (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:1: 60-80.

    Based on open-ended interviews with 40 people who added Lukumi or Ifa (2 forms of Orisha) to non-African religion in the US.A. Unlike converts, they did not make a binary of their prior & added religions.

    Associated Search Terms: Orisha, U.S.A.; Africanist, U.S.A.; Syncretism; Lukumi, U.S.A.; Ifa, U.S.A.
  • Towards a sociological framework of religious syncretism in he United States.
    Sigalow Emily (2016)
    Journal of the American Academy of Religion 84:4: 1029-1055

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism
  • Veiled and Unveiled in Chechnya and Daghestan
    Kaliszewska, Iwona, and Maciej Falkowski (2016)
    London: Hurst & Company.

    Based on field work. Observes the alliance of traditional, syncretist clergy & the corrupt state against pious Muslims who are labeled terrorists; the state needs an internal enemy. Sometimes clergy impose sharia for order in chaotic times.

    Associated Search Terms: Chechnya; Syncretism; Persecution; Islam, Dagestan; Dagestan; Islam, Chechnya; Russia
  • Ultra-baroque Catholicism: Multiplied images and decentered religious symbols.
    De la Torre, Renée (2016)
    Social Compass 63:2: 181-196.

    The mass production of baroque Catholic symbols in Mexico deinstitutionalizes the symbols & helps imagery prevail over textual discourse. Examples: Our Lady of Guadalupe, dressing the Christ child, non-church saints, & such internet phenomena as the 2012 Mayan apocalypse.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular Catholicism; Syncretism; Popular religion; Mexico, Jalisco, Guadalajara; Magic; Internet; Art; Symbol
  • Popular Buddhists: The Relationship between Popular Religious Involvement and Buddhist Identity in Contemporary China.
    Leamaster, Reid J., and Anning Hu (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:2: 234-259.

    Analyzes data from the 2007 Spiritual Life Study of Chinese Residents. Buddhist identification predicts popular religious belief and practice, as does seeing inequality as a problem. Education was not related.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Popular religion; Education; China; Buddhist, China; Ancestor; Urban/rural
  • La Virge et la Santa Maria. Les soeurs MIC et la plasticité des religions chinoises à l’Hôpital Général chinois de Manille (1921-1939).
    Laugrand, Frédéric (2014)
    Social Compass 61:4: 550-568.

    Catholic sisters from Canada established relationships with their Chinese immigrant patients in Manilla & converted some, but the conversions carried Chinese folk religion into the cult of the Virgin Mary.

    Associated Search Terms: Missionnaires de l'Immaculée-Conception; Syncretism; Sisters; Philippines, Manila; Missionary; Historical; Conversion; Catholic, Philippines; Chinese Filippinos
  • Messianisme et syncrétisme dans les initiatives prophétiques d'Afrique noire. Le enjeux d'une postface et d'une rencontre.
    Mary, André (2013)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions 161:1: 47-68.

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Messian; Syncretism
  • "Find your inner God and breathe": Buddhism, pop culture, and contemporary metamorphoses in American Judaism.
    Niculescu, Mira (2013)
    In François Gauthier and T. Martikainen (eds.) Religion in Consumer Culture. Surrey: Ashgate, pp. 91-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist; Popular culture; Jewish; Syncretism
  • Liberami dal male. Una famiglia di guaritori nelle campagne astigiane.
    Berzano, Luigi, and Chiara Loschi (2013)
    Torino: Società Editrice Internazionale.

    Study of three generations of a family of healers, based on interviews with those who remembered them.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Popular religion; Healer; Magic; Syncretism; Italy, Piedmont
  • Sexual prejudice among Christian college students, denominational teachings, and personal religious beliefs.
    Woodford, Michael R., Denise Levy, and N. Eugene Walls (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:1: 105-130.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from students at a large Midwest U.S. university; doctrinal stance by one's denomination & agreement with that were important predictors of disapproval of homosexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Syncretism; Doctrine; Prejudice, anti-homosexual; Homosexuality; Belief; Students, graduate
  • Butinagem religiosa: a importância da metáfora para pensar o religioso.
    Soares, Edio, Yvan Droz, and Yonatan Gez (2012)
    In Ari Pedro Oro (ed.) A religião no espaço publico. São Leopoldo: Editora Oikos.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Syncretism; Pluralism; Butinage
  • From confrontation to conciliation: On syncretic rapprochement between Catholics and charismatic evangelists in Lithuania.
    Lankauskas, Gediminas (2012)
    In Milda Ališauskiene and Ingo W. Schröder (eds.) Religious Diversity in Post-Soviet Society: Ethnographies of Catholic Hegemony and the New Pluralism in Lithuania. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 99-1214.

    Based on interviews & historical sources. An interfaith wedding is used as an illustration.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Pentecostal, Lithuania; Ecumenism; Syncretism; Wedding; Catholic, Lithuania; Lithuania
  • The Chinese Buddhist Ecology in Post-Mao China: Contours, Types and Dynamics.
    Sun, Yanfei (2011)
    Social Compass 58:4: 498-510.

    Describes governmentally recognized Buddhist temple organizations, established but non-recognized Buddhist groups, and underground syncretistic Buddhist groups in China.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, China; China; Syncretism
  • Religious "Butinage." Looking at Paranaguá-mirim (Brazil).
    Soares, Edio (2011)
    Social Compass 58:2: 223-234.

    Describes individuals patronizing a variety of religious centers, allowing for a cross-polination.

    Associated Search Terms: Butinage; Syncretism; Pluralism; Brazil, Santa Catarina, Joinville
  • Jewish Teenagers' Syncretism.
    Schwadel, Philip (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 51:3:324-332.

    Analyzes 2002-03 telephone interview data from U.S.A. teenagers & one of their parents; Jewish teenagers show more syncretism than others.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Jewish, U.S.A.; Adolescents
  • Children of Jesus and Mary. The Order of Christ Sophia.
    Lewis, James R., and Nicholas M. Levine, with Christine Johnson, Lucille Michaels, Mary Francis Drake, and Scott L. Thumma (2010)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Study of a new religion, based on interviews, insider knowledge, and questionnaires. Unlike many new religions, this is not a youth phenomenon.

    Associated Search Terms: Order of Christ Sophia; Astrology; Esoteric; Mysticism; Syncretism
  • Le butinage religieux: pratiques et pratiquants au Brésil.
    Soares, Edio (2009)
    Paris: Karthala.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Brazil; Butinage; Pluralism
  • Satanists and nuts: The role of schisms in modern Satanism.
    Petersen, Jesper Aagaard (2009)
    In James R. Lewis and Sarah M. Lewis (eds.) Sacred Schisms. How Religions Divide. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 218-247.

    Sees sect as having an authoritarian epistemology & cult an eclectic & tolerant one. Describes a cult-producing Satanic milieu wherein rejected knowledge systems are incorporated. The very eclecticism allows different amalgamations to form & leads to schisms.

    Associated Search Terms: Cult; Satanist; Schism; Sect; Syncretism; Typology
  • Migration and the Globalization of Religion.
    Plüss, Caroline (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 491-506.

    Gives examples, largely from Asia.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Transnational; Globalization; Syncretism; Migration; Assimilation; Adaptation; Change
  • À Propos de l'Inculturation dans le Catholicisme Brésilien Contemporain.
    Mariz, Cecília Loreto, and Maria das Dores C. Machado (2008)
    Social Compass 55:3: 290-303.

    Catholic missionaries are facing the belief that peoples are entitled to their distinctiveness & thus are reconcptualizing their missionary activities.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Pluralism; Catholic; Syncretism
  • This Spot of Ground. Spiritual Baptists in Toronto.
    Duncan, Carol B. (2008)
    Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

    1992-2004 ethnographic data mostly from 2 mostly female Spiritual Baptist congregations in Toronto, but some data are from Trinidad.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritual Baptist, Canada; Spiritual Baptist, Trinidad; Feminist theory; Caribbean Canadians; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Participant observation; Church mother; Syncretism; Trinidad and Tobago; Women; Ritual
  • The "Orisha religion" between syncretism and re-Africanization.
    Capone, Stefania (2007)
    In Nancy Priscilla Naro, Roger Sansi-Roca, and David H. Treece (eds.) Cultures of the Lusophone Black Atlantic. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 73-104.

    Associated Search Terms: Africanist; Syncretism
  • The New Voluntarism and the Case of Unsynagogued Jews.
    Davidman, Lynn (2007)
    In Nancy T. Ammerman (ed.) Everyday Religion. Observing Modern Religious Lives. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 51-67.

    Based on 30 interviews in 2001 with non-synagogue-affiliated third generation American Jews in southeast New England. Author sees Jewish identity as achieved, not ascribed.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Achieved/ascribed; Voluntarism; Syncretism; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Images of God in the Face of Natural Disasters: Ivan the Terrible and the Persistance of Yoruba Traditions in the Caribbean.
    James, Leslie R. (2007)
    In Pierre Hegy (ed.) What Do We Imagine God to Be? The Function of "God Images" in Our Lives. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 167-179.

    Analysis of information from Hurrican Ivan.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Granada; God, image of; Disaster; Conflict; Orisha, Granada; Africanist, Granada
  • Zwischenräum und Wechselwirkungen. Der Verlust der Zentralperspektive und das Christentum.
    Kaufmann, Franz-Xaver (2006)
    Theologie und Glaube 96: 309-323.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Syncretism
  • Religious Syncretism Japanese Style in Brazil.
    Clarke, Peter B. (2006)
    In Anton van Harskamp (ed.) Playful Religion: Challenges for the Study of Religion. Eburon: Delft, pp. 123-135.

    Associated Search Terms: Japanese Brazilians; Syncretism
  • The pope in Mexico: Syncretism in public ritual.
    Beatty, Andrew (2006)
    American Anthropologist 108:2: 324-335.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico; Pope; Ritual; Syncretism
  • Constructing Buddhism(s): Interreligious Dialogue and Religious Hybridity.
    Bender, Courtney J., and Wendy Cadge (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:3: 229-247.

    Based on interviews with Catholic sisters & Buddhist nuns who engaged in an ecumenical dialogue & influenced each other's practices.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecumenism; Sisters; Buddhist; Catholic; Nun; Syncretism
  • Les Néo-Indiens. Une Religion du IIIe Millénaire.
    Galiner, Jacques, and Antoinette Molinié (2006)
    Paris: Odile Jacob.

    Modern versions of indigenous traditions.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico; Participant observation; Native Peruvians; Native Mexicans; Syncretism; Peru
  • Migrant Religiousness and Social Incorporation: Tamil Hindus from Sri Lanka in Germany.
    Baumann, Martin, and Kurt Salentin (2006)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 21:3: 297-323.

    Religion hinders assimilation but not inter-ethnic interaction. Some 8.1% of respondents identify themselves as both Hindu & Catholic.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lankan Germans; Germany; Syncretism; Assimilation; Hindu, Germany; Tamil
  • Bricolages religieux ou transactions symboliques? Quelques éléments à partir de la recomposition des croyances relatives à l'après-mort dans un Occident déchristianisé.
    Hiernaux, Jean-Pierre (2005)
    Social Compass 52:3: 325-330.

    Bricolage in contexts where confessional categories are ambiguous may be the occasion of serious symbolic transactions.

    Associated Search Terms: Afterlife; Syncretism
  • Post-Colonial Reformation? Hybridity in 16th-Century Christianity.
    Boettcher, Susan R. (2005)
    Social Compass 52:4: 443-452.

    Associated Search Terms: Reformation; Syncretism
  • Bricolage vaut-il dissémination? Quelques réflexions sur l'opérationnalité sociologique d'une métaphor problématique.
    Hervieu-Léger, Danièle (2005)
    Social Compass 52:3: 295-308.

    Proposes the existence of national constraints on bricolage or tinkering; explores the cases of religion in health, science, & beliefs about the afterlife.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Health; Syncretism; Afterlife
  • Au croisement de l'identité et de la différence: les syncrétismes culturo-religieux dans le contexte de la mondialisation.
    Beyer, Peter F. (2005)
    Social Compass 52:4: 417-429.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Power; Globalization; Syncretism
  • Syncretism and Fundamentalism: A Comparison.
    Droogers, André (2005)
    Social Compass 52:4: 463-471.

    Notes similarities as well as contrasts between syncretism & fundamentalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Fundamentalist; Power
  • Faith in the Heart of Russia: The Religiosity of Post-Soviet University Students.
    Turunen, Maija (2005)
    Helsinki: Kikimora Publications

    Based on 2001 and 2002 survey and interview data from state universities in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Saratov, and Novosibirsk. Relates syncretism & Individualism to the fragmented nature of the survival of religion in Russia.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Students, undergraduate; Russia; Individualism
  • Métissage and Bricolage in the Making of African Christian Identities.
    Mary, André (2005)
    Social Compass 52:3: 281-294.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Africa; Christian, Africa; African Christian; Bricolage
  • Résistance et conversion des Anishinaabeg au christianisme: bricolage, rupture ou coupure?
    Servais, Olivier (2005)
    Social Compass 52:3: 331-336.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Conversion; Historical; Native Americans; Native Canadians
  • Hybridity as Subversion of Orthodoxy? Jews and Christians in Late Antiquity.
    Boyarin, Daniel, and Virginia Burrus (2005)
    Social Compass 52:4: 431-441.

    Focuses on 4th century phenomena.

    Associated Search Terms: Heresy; Jewish, ancient; Syncretism; Early Christian
  • Falun Dafa and the New Age Movement in Malaysia: Signs of Health, Symbols of Salvation.
    Ackerman, Susan E. (2005)
    Social Compass 52:4: 495-511.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Malaysia; New age; Falun Dafa, Malaysia
  • Habitus et hybridité: une interprétation du syncrétisme dans la religion afro-catholique d'après Bourdieu.
    Rey, Terry (2005)
    Social Compass 52:4: 453-462.

    Associated Search Terms: Habitus; Voodoo; Haiti; Africanist, Haiti; Syncretism; Bourdieu, Pierre; Cultural capital
  • Muslims, the New Age and Marginal Religions in Indonesia: Changing Meanings of Religious Pluralism.
    Howell, Julia Day (2005)
    Social Compass 52:4: 473-493.

    Considers the status of 3 new religions in a nation where the law does not quite define them as religious.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Politics, Indonesia; Islam, Indonesia; New religions; Pluralism; Brahma Kumari, Indonesia; Anand Ashram, Indonesia; Salamullah; Syncretism; New age; Indonesia
  • A Church of Our Own. Disestablishment and Diversity in American Religion.
    Warner, R. Stephen (2005)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    A collection of essays.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; United States; Pluralism; Music; Migrant; Assimilation; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Ambivalence; Herberg, Will; United States, California, Mendocino; Congregationalism; Rational choice theory; Syncretism; Mestizaje; Parish
  • Il bricolage religioso: Sincretismo e nuova religiosità.
    Trombetta, Pino Luca (2004)
    Bari: Dedalo.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism
  • Relocating syncretism in social science discourese.
    Stewart, Charles (2004)
    In Anita Leopold and Jeppe Jensen (eds.) Syncretism in Religion. New York: Routledge, pp. 264-285.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism
  • Il bricolage religioso: Sincretismo e nuova religiosità.
    Lucà Trombetta, Pino (2004)
    Bari: Dedalo.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism
  • Logique des bricolages: retours sur la nébuleuse mystique-ésotérique et au-delà.
    Champion, Françoise (2004)
    Recherches sociologiques 35:1: 59-77.

    Associated Search Terms: Esoteric; Syncretism
  • Aspetti cognitivi del bricolage religioso
    Trombetta, Pino Luca (2004)
    Religioni e società 50: 56-63.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Cognitive dimension
  • Restaging the will to believe: Religious pluralism, anti-syncretism, and the problem of belief.
    Kirsch, Thomas (2004)
    American Anthropologist 106:4: 699-709.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Belief; Pluralism
  • La place des morts dans le christianisme céleste.
    Noret, Joël (2003)
    Social Compass 50:4: 493-510.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Benin; Syncretism; Celestial Christian, Benin; Celestial Church of Christ
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