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  • Religion in times of crisis in Zimbabwe: A case study of Churches in Manicaland and its theodicy of liberation.
    Tarusarira, Joram (2014)
    In Gladys Ganiel, Heidemarie Winkel, and Christophe Monnot (eds.) Religion in Times of Crisis. Leiden: Brill, pp. 93-115.

    Based on 2011-13 field work in Manicaland Province, focusing on a multi-denominational social movement organization, Churches in Manicaland. As a movement, it articulated a change-oriented theodicy that the denominations would not.

    Associated Search Terms: Churches in Manicaland; Zimbabwe, Manicaland Province; Theodicy; Liberation theology; Legitimation; Social movement
  • Rhetorics of suffering: September 11 commemoration as theodicy.
    Simko, Christina (2012)
    American Sociological Review 77:6: 880-902.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaster; Theodicy
  • Neuzeitliche Theodizee und funktionale Differenzierung. Eine historisch-semantische Analyse zur Wissenssoziologie der modernen Gesellschaft.
    Krauss, Sebastian W.D. (2011)
    Berliner Journal für Soziologie 21:4: 587-604.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; Theodicy; Differentiation
  • Making Sense of Suffering and Death: How Health Care Providers Construct Meanings in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
    Cadge, Wendy, and E.A. Catlin (2006)
    Journal of Religion and Health 45: 248-263.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Medical; Theodicy
  • Theodicy, Distribution of Risk, and Reflexive Modernization: Explaining the Cultural Significance of New Religious Movements.
    Campbell, Robert A. (2006)
    In James A. Beckford and John Walliss (eds.), Theorising Religion: Classical and Contemporary Debates. London; Ashgate, pp. 86-100.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Levels of inclusiveness; Theodicy
  • A New Age theodicy for a new age.
    Campbell, Colin B. (2001)
    In Linda Woodhead, Paul Heelas, and David Martin (eds.) Peer Berger and the Study of Religion. New York: Taylor & Francis, pp. 73-84.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Theodicy
  • Theodicy and Life Satisfaction among Black and White Americans.
    Musick, Marc A. (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:3: 267-287.

    Analyzes 1987 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; among whites life satisfaction increases with church attendance & decreases with belief in ubiquity of sin.

    Associated Search Terms: Minority; Practice; African Americans; Race; Life satisfaction; Theodicy; United States
  • Theodicy: Tragedy or Masochism? A Critique of Peter Berger's Rhetoric.
    Kachel, A. Theodore (1984)
    Religion. The Cutting Edge. New England Sociologist 5:1: 79-94.

    Associated Search Terms: Berger, Peter L.; Theodicy
  • Perceptions of Death, Belief Systems and the Process of Coping with Chronic Pain.
    Kotarba, Joseph A. (1983)
    Social Science and Medicine 17: 681-689.

    Based on interviews & observation involving 110 persons. Not depression, but demoralization accompanies chronic pain. Demoralization is a situated sense of hopelessness & meaninglessness that responds to cognitive intervention.

    Associated Search Terms: Depression; Coping; Theodicy; Medical; Morale
  • Theodicy, Sin and Salvation in a Sociology of Buddhism.
    Obeyesekere, Gananath (1968)
    In Edmund R. Leach (ed.) Dialectic in Practical Religion. London: Cambridge University Press, pp. 7-40.

    Conceptual clarification, using Max Weber's studies as a point of departure.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Theodicy; Buddhist
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