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  • The hallmarks of righteous women: Gendered background expectations in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    Sumerau, J. Edward, and Ryan T. Cragun (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:1: 49-71.

    Systematic textual analysis of 1971-2012 archived Mormon literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Literature; Social construction of reality; Grounded theory; Gender; Mormon
  • Religion as site rather than religion as category: On the sociology of religion's export problem.
    Guhin, Jeffrey (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:4: 579-593.

    Proposes theorizing from where religion is found rather than from a concept of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Theory; Theory construction
  • Constructing Religion in Unexpected Places: Phishers of Men and Women.
    Beckford, James A. (2010)
    Implicit Religion 13:1:71-83.

    Defends the constructionist approach; illustrates the construction of religion in internet scams & prisons.

    Associated Search Terms: Constructionist theory; Internet; Prisoners; Social construction of reality
  • Social Theory and Religion.
    Beckford, James A. (2003)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Reviews the literature on a number of theoretical concepts from a social constructionist perspective.

    Associated Search Terms: Definition of religion; Modernization; New religions; Globalization; Social construction of reality; Fundamentalist; Secularization; Pluralism; Change; Levels of inclusiveness; Social movement; Rationalization; Theory; Differentiation
  • Choosing Rationality.
    Beckford, James A. (2001)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 12: 1-22.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversation analysis; Social construction of reality; Ethnomethodology; Rational choice theory
  • Essai de construction et d'utilisation d'un modèle de conversion religieuse suivant l'exemple constantinien.
    Nguyen Van Phong, Joseph (1972)
    Revue française de sociologie 13:4: 516-549.

    Theory construction effort to develop a conversion model & apply it to the case of Emperor Constantine.

    Associated Search Terms: Theory construction; Conversion; Early Christian; Historical
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