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  • Reconciling religion and LGBT rights: Christian universities theological orientations, and LGBT inclusion.
    Coley, Jonathan S. (2017)
    Social Currents 4:1: 87-106.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Homosexuality; Theology
  • Found theologies versus imposed theologies: Remarks on theology and ethnography from a sociological perspective.
    Marti, Gerardo (2016)
    Ecclesia Pratices 3:2: 157-172.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Theology
  • Sociology and theology: With and agaisn the grain of "the world."
    Martin, David (2015)
    Implicit Religion 18:2: 159-175.

    The similarities between sociology & theology give them the potential for undermining one another.

    Associated Search Terms: Theology; World rejection
  • Shades of White Flight: Evangelical Congregations and Urban Departure.
    Mulder, Mark T. (2015)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    The greater autonomy & theological anti-worldliness of the Christian Reformed Church predisposed it to the trajectory of white flight in Chicago more than was the case with the Reformed Church in America.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Illinois, Chicago; Urban; Christian Reformed Church; Race; Reformed Church in America; Polity; Theology
  • 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
  • The structure of religious environmentalism: Movement organizations, interorganizational networks, and collective action.
    Ellingson, Stephen, Vernon A. Woodley, and Anthony Paik (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:2: 266-285.

    Based on interviews with leaders of religious environmetal movement organizations; joint action with other such organizations is based on shared theologies, not specific shared environmental interests.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Environmentalism; Theology
  • Everyday Research Implications of Catholic Theological Positions: An American Perspective.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (2011)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Religion, Spirituality and Everyday Practice.Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 167-180.

    Many official claims made about everyday life in Catholic theology can be tested empirically.

    Associated Search Terms: Theology; Catholic
  • Theology of liberation and some problems of religious changes in Brazil.
    Motta, Roberto (2011)
    International Review of Sociology 21:1:231-242.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Change; Liberation theology
  • In Word and Deed: Assessing the Strength of Progressive Catholicism in Latin America, 1960-1970s.
    Mackin, Robert Sean (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:2: 216-242.

    Sees liberation theology as an attribute of national churches; it can be located on a continuum. Examines the cases of Chile, Mexico, and Colombia.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Chile; Liberation theology; Chile; Catholic, Colombia; Mexico; Colombia; Catholic, Mexico
  • Refugee Catholicism in Little Haiti. Miami's Notre Dame d'Haiti Catholic Church.
    Rey, Terry, and Alex Stepick (2009)
    In Alex stepick, Terry Rey, and Sarah J. Mahler (eds.) Churches and Charity in the Immigrant City. Religion, Immigration, and Civic Engagement in Miami. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 72-91.

    Historical case study of a parish established for Haitians in Miami under the charisma of a priest; social services continued in routinized form under his successor. The Haitian immigrants came to Miami prepared by liberation theology for the founding pastor's charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: Transnational; Routinization; Social capital; Migrant; United States, Florida, Miami; Haitian Americans; Civic engagement; Charisma; Catholic, U.S.A.; Activism; Historical; Liberation theology
  • Beyond Orthodoxy: Social Theology and the Views of Protestant Clergy on Social Issues.
    Gray, Don (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 50:2: 221-240.

    Based on the Protestant subsample of a 2000-2001 U.S.A. clergy survey. Theologies rather than denominations predict social & political views.

    Associated Search Terms: Theology; Politics, U.S.A.; Justice; Clergy
  • La teología de la liberación en América Ltina: una relectura sociológica.
    Tahar Chaouch, Malik (2007)
    Revista mexicana de sociología 69:3: 427-456.

    Associated Search Terms: Latin America; Liberation theology
  • De Juan Pablo II a Benedicto XVI. El rumbo de la Iglesia católica en el tercer milenio.
    Vázquez Parada, Lourdes Celina; and Wolfgang Vogt (2006)
    Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico: Universidad de Guadalajara

    Historical context of contemporary Catholic leadership; examination of the saints canonized from Mexico. Liberation theology in Latin America, with a case study of Ciudad Guzman.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Mexico; Saints; Mexico; Liberation theology; Mexico, Jalisco, Ciudad Guzman
  • Le moment théologique dans l'approche wébérienne de l'agir social.
    Gruson, Pascale (2005)
    Revue française de sociologie 46:4: 723-744.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Theology; Weber, Max
  • The Movement that Fell from the Sky? Secularization and the Structuring of Progressive Catholicism in Latin America, 1920s-1970s.
    Mackin, Robert Sean (2005)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Wisconsin.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Latin America; Liberation theology; Latin America
  • The Correlation between Political and Ecclesial Ideologies of Catholic Priests: A Research Note.
    Levesque, Paul J., and Stephen M. Siptroth (2005)
    Sociology of Religion 66:4: 419-429.

    Based on questionnaire data from Catholic priests in Southern California; theological & political Conservatism positively intercorrelated & correlated inversely with age.

    Associated Search Terms: Age; Catholic, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, California; Theology; Conservative, U.S.A.; Clergy
  • Theology, Crisis and Knowledge-constitutive Interests, or Towards a Social Theoretical Interpretation of Theological Knowledge.
    Mejido, Manuel Jésus (2004)
    Social Compass 51:3: 381-401.

    Describes liberation theology with categories from Jürgen Habermas.

    Associated Search Terms: Habermas, Jürgen; Theology; Liberation theology
  • Mundane Materialism. Economic Survival and Theological Evolution within Jesus Movement Groups.
    Stewart, David Tabb, and James T. Richardson (2004)
    In James T. Richardson (ed.), Regulating Religion. Case Studies from Around the Globe. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum, pp. 491-505. [Also in Journal of the American Academy of Religion 67:4 (1999)].

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus People; Economic; Theology; Jesus movement
  • After the Fall. Attempts to Establish an Explicitly Theological Voice in Debates Over Science and Medicine after 1960.
    Evans, John H. (2003)
    In Christian Smith (ed.) The Secular Revolution. Power, Interests, and Conflict in the Secularization of American Public Life. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 434-461.

    Focuses on the 20th century emergence of bioethics as a distinct universe of discourse.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Moral; Historical; Medical; Theology
  • Las Casas as Theological Counteroffensive: An Interpretation of Gustavo Guttiérrez's Las Casas: In Search of the Poor of Jesus Christ.
    Smith, Christian (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:1: 69-73.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology
  • Playing God? Human Genetic Engineering and the Rationalization of Public Bioethical Debate.
    Evans, John H. (2002)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Theology; Science
  • Tudo que é de Deus é bom: uma antropologia do catolicismo liberacionista em Garanhuns, Brasil.
    Theije, Marjo de (2002)
    Recife: Massangana.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology; Catholic, Brazil; Brazil, Pernambuco, Garanhus
  • Catholic and Non-Catholic Theologies of Liberation: Poverty, Self-improvement, and Ethics Among Small-scale Entrepreneurs in Guatemala City.
    Gooren, Henri (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:1: 29-45.

    The individualistic ascetic content of alternatives to Catholicism attracts the poor. Illustrative cases of the Mormons and the neo-pentecostal Lluvias de Gracia in Guatemala City.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Individualism; Lluvias de Gracia; Pentecostal, neo, Guatemala; Asceticism; Base communities; Liberation theology; Guatemala, Guatemala City; Mormon, Guatemala
  • Every Theology Implies a Sociology and Vice Versa.
    Coleman, John A. (2001)
    In Michael H. Barnes (ed.) Theology and the Social Sciences. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis, pp. 12-33.

    Associated Search Terms: Theology
  • The Return of Theology: Sociology's Distant Relative.
    Flanagan, Kieran (2001)
    In Richard K. Fenn 9ed.), The Blackwell Companion to Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 432-444.

    Detaching sociology from religion is untenable.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of religion; Theology
  • The complex provenance of some elements of African Pentecostal theology.
    Gifford, Paul (2001)
    In André Corten and Ruth Marshall-Fratani (eds.) Between Babel and Pentecost. Transnational Pentecostalism in Africa and Latin America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 62-79.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Pentecostal, Africa; Theology
  • O pentecostalismo transnacionalizado no contexto teológico-politico.
    Corten, André (2001)
    Horizontes antropológicos 15: 149-160.

    Associated Search Terms: Theology; Politics; Transnational; Pentecostal
  • The process of religious life in Brazil: A balance.
    Valle, Edenio (2001)
    Social Compass 48:2: 237-248.

    Argues for moderating the prophetic stance of the post-Vatican II years to fit into a church & society that have become more conservative.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Catholic, Brazil; Liberation theology; Orders/congregations
  • Religion, Race, and Community Organizing: The Moviemento Negro in the Roman Catholic Church in Brazil.
    Myatt, Alan Doyle (2001)
    In Paula D. Nesbitt (ed.) Religion and Social Policy. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 210-225.

    Focuses on a Black Catholic movement in Brazil.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Social movement; Movimento Negro; African Brazilians; Liberation theology; Catholic, Brazil
  • The Sanctification of Nature and Theological Conservatism: A Study of Opposing Religious Correlates of Environmentalism.
    Tarakeshwar, Nalini, Aaron B. Swank, Kenneth I. Pargament, and Annette Mahoney (2001)
    Review of Religious Research 42:4: 387-404.

    Analyzes survey data from clergy, elder, & member samples of the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A.; conservatism predicted lower concern for the environment, while a belief in the sanctification of nature predicted higher concern.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Theology; Conservative, U.S.A.; Environmentalism
  • Cattolicisme et libéralisme: les étapes de l'affrontement pour la définition de la modernité religieuse en Amérique latine.
    Mallimaci, Fortunato (2001)
    In Jean-Pierre Bastian (ed.) La modernité religieuse en perspective comparée. Europe latine--Amérique latine. Paris: Karthala, pp. 59-79.

    A narrative that proceeds from a largely Argentine perspective.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Individualism; Catholic, Latin America; Differentiation; Rationalization; Identity; State; Latin America; Legitimation; Liberation theology; Pluralism; Secularization; Globalization
  • Black Theology a Weapon in the Struggle for Freedom: A Gramscian Analysis.
    Simms, Rupe (1999)
    Race & Society 2:2: 165-193.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Gramsci, Antonio; Liberation theology; Hegemony
  • La Relation Ambiguës des Protestantismes à la Sociologie.
    Campiche, Roland J. (1999)
    In Liliane Voyé and Jaak Billiet (eds.), Sociology and Religions: An Ambiguous Relationship/Sociologie et religions: Des relations ambiguës. Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press, pp. 116-170.

    Associated Search Terms: Switzerland; Theology; France; Germany; Protestant, Switzerland; Lutheran, Germany; Protestant, France; Sociology of religion
  • Syncrtic Sociology: Towards a Cross-disciplinary Study of Religion.
    Stevens-Arroyo, Anthony M. (1998)
    Sociology of Religion 59:3: 217-236.

    Theology & religious studies need sociology of religion to study syncretic groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Theology
  • Organizational Opportunity and Social Movement Mobilization.
    Kurzman, Charles (1998)
    Mobilization 3:1: 23-49.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Iran; Civil rights movement; National Baptist Convention, U.S.A.; Liberation theology; Catholic, Latin America; Shi'ite, Iran; Islam, Iran; Latin America; Burma; Politics, Burma; Social movement; Buddhist, Burma
  • Reflections on Sociology and Theology.
    Martin, David (1997)
    New York: Clarendon Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Theology
  • Latin American Catholicism, Comprometido and Compromised.
    Benavides, Gustavo (1997)
    Social Compass 44:4: 529-544.

    Associated Search Terms: Latin America; Opus Dei; Catholic, Latin America; Liberation theology
  • Saving the Creation: Christian Environmentalism in the United States.
    Kearns, Laurel (1996)
    Sociology of Religion 57:1: 55-70.

    Portrays alternative eco-theologies among Christian groupings.

    Associated Search Terms: Environmentalism; Theology
  • God, Spock and the New Physics: A Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Recent Changes in Theology.
    Bouma, Gary D. (1996)
    Australian Religious studies Review 9:1: 60-70.

    Associated Search Terms: Theology; Sociology of knowledge
  • Popular Religion, Protest, and Revolt: The Emergence of Political Insurgency in the Nicaraguan and Salvadoran Churches of the 1960s-80s.
    Napstad, Sharon Erickson (1996)
    In Christian Smith (ed.) Disruptive Religion. The Force of Faith in Social Movement Activism. New York: Routledge, pp. 105-124.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; El Salvador; Liberation theology; Music; Catholic, Nicaragua; Catholic, El Salvador; Little tradition; Nicaragua; Social movement; Revolution
  • Walter Benjamin et la théologie de la modernité.
    Proust, Françoise (1995)
    Archvies de sciences sociales des religions 40/89: 53-59.

    Benjamin treated theology as the hidden dimension of modern consciousness.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Theology; Benjamin, Walter
  • Theologies and Liberation in Peru: The Role of Ideas in Social Movements.
    Peña, Milagros (1995)
    Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Peru; Catholic, Peru; Liberation theology; Ideology
  • Religion and Racial Identity in the Movimento Negro of the Roman Catholic Church in Brazil.
    Myatt, Alan Doyle (1995)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Denver, Iliff School of Theology.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology; Social movement; Brazil; Catholic, Brazil; African Brazilians; Movimento Negro
  • I leaders religiosi come intellettuali organici. Sacerdoti e suore attivisti nella comunità chicana.
    Cadena, Gilbert R. (1995)
    Religioni e società 10:22/23: 195-207.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Sisters; Intellectuals; United States, California; Liberation theology; Activism; Clergy
  • Sociologia e teologia di fronte al futura: un approccio relazionale.
    Donati, Pierpaolo (1994)
    Religioni e società 9/19: 98-120.

    Finds a basis for dialogue between sociology & theology in their mutual provision of hermeneutic metaphors.

    Associated Search Terms: Hermeneutic; Theology
  • Grupos cristianos y moviemientos compesinos en México.
    Muro, Victor Gabriel (1994)
    Revista mexicana de sociologia 56:2: 165-175.

    Popular Christian groups are tied to the peasant movement only where liberation theology prevails, & that is rare in the indigenous areas.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology; Rural; Mexico; Politics, Mexico; Social movement
  • Liberation Theology in Peru: An Analysis of the Role of Intellectuals in Social Movements.
    Peña, Milagros (1994)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 33:1: 34-45.

    Based on interviews in Peru, 1987-88 & '92; shows how liberation theology frames social movement activities so as to bridge different protest groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Peru; Catholic, Peru; Liberation theology; Intellectuals
  • El papel de la teología de la liberación en la identitad social de los latinos.
    Rosado, Caleb (1994)
    Cristianismo y sociedad 118:1: 63-78.

    Associated Search Terms: Legitimation; Latino Americans; United States; Liberation theology; Identity
  • Religion and Globalization.
    Beyer, Peter F. (1994)
    Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.

    Discusses the interaction of religion & global social change; applies the theme to the American Christian right, Liberation Theology, Islam in Iran, Zionists in Israel, & religious environmentalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Iran; Conservative, U.S.A.; World system; Liberation theology; Environmentalism; Islam, Iran; Politics; Change
  • Public Religions in the Modern World.
    Casanova, José V. (1994)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Disputes the secularization model; explores the cases of Catholicism in Spain, Poland, Brazil, & the U.S.A., & Protestantism in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Brazil; Catholic, Poland; Privatization; Catholic, Spain; Catholic, U.S.A.; Public religion; Politics, U.S.A.; Politics, Poland; Politics, Brazil; Conservative, U.S.A.; Differentiation; United States; Brazil; Poland; Spain; Liberation theology; Politics, Spain
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