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  • Transcendence and immanence in public and private prayer.
    Stringer, Martin D. (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Linda Woodhead (eds.) A Sociology of Prayer. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 67-80.

    Intimate prayer does not necessarily imply an immanent deity. The author stresses 3 dimensions: immanence/transcendence, intimacy/distance,& intense/non-intense.

    Associated Search Terms: Transcendence/immanence; Social construction of reality; Prayer; Immanence; Communitas
  • Does religiousness increase with age? Age changes and generational differences over 35 years.
    Bengtson, Vern L., Norella M. Putney, Merril Slversten, and Susan C. Harris (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 363-379.

    Based on a Southern California panel study. Religiosity increases with age, though attendance drops in old age. For younger cohorts, spirituality becomes increasingly detached from religion & God is less transcendent & more immanent.

    Associated Search Terms: God, concept of; Life course; Practice; Age; United States, California; Panel study; Transcendence; Spirituality; Immanence; Gerontology; Generations
  • Transcendent Experience and Health: Concepts, Cases, and Sociological Themes.
    Levin, Jeffrey S. (2011)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) Toward a Sociological Theory of Religion and Health. Leiden: Brill, pp. 69-93.

    Considers the role of experience of the transcendent in generating positive health outcomes.

    Associated Search Terms: Experiential dimension; Yoga; Transcendence; Meditation; Health; Healing; Experience
  • The Easternization of the West: A Thematic Account of Cultural Change in the Modern Era.
    Campbell, Colin B. (2008)
    Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm.

    Associated Search Terms: Transcendence; Immanence; Transcendence/immanence; Change
  • Spirituality and Popular Religion in Europe.
    Knoblauch, Hubert A. (2008)
    Social Compass 55:2: 140-153.

    Argues that cultural change necessitates conceptualizing religion as self-transcendence rather than in terms of a sacred/profane divide.

    Associated Search Terms: Sacred/profane; Phenomenology; Transcendence; Definition of religion; Change
  • Immanence and Transcendence in the Religious and the Political.
    Corten, André, and Marie-Christine Doran (2007)
    Social Compass 54:4: 565-571.

    Conceptual clarification.

    Associated Search Terms: Transcendence; Sacred; Immanence
  • Why Christianity Works: An Emotions-focused Phenomenological Account.
    Smith, Christian (2007)
    Sociology of Religion 68:2: 165-178. Comments by David Yamane, Penny Edgell, Shane Sharp, Thomas Lynch, James V. Spickard; Reply by Smith 69:4:441-488.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Transcendence; Phenomenology; Emotion; Forgiveness; Meaning; Christian; Membership
  • Seeing Invisible Religion: Religion as a Societal Conversation about Transcendent Meaning.
    Besecke, Kelly (2005)
    Sociological Theory 23:2: 179-196.

    Sees religion as communication about the transcendent rather than an institution.

    Associated Search Terms: Communication; Transcendence; Individualism; Invisible religion; Participation
  • Etica pubblica e trascendenza
    Donati, Pierpaolo (2004)
    Religioni e società 49: 80-99.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Transcendence
  • Development of the Spiritual Transcendence Index.
    Seidlitz, Larry, Alexis D. Abernethy, Paul R. Duberstein, James S. Evinger, Theresa H. Chang, and Barbara L. Lewis (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:3: 439-453.

    Development of an 8-item scale.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritual Transcendence Index
  • Rational Enchantment: Transcendent Meaning in the Modern World.
    Besecke, Kelly (2002)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Wisconsin.

    Associated Search Terms: Participation; Transcendence; Invisible religion; Communication; Individualism
  • The Significance of Exoteric and Esoteric Imagination in Psychological Development.
    Chirico, Donna M. (2001)
    Social Compass 48:4: 525-539.

    Sees educational attainment as a break from conventionality for Italian Americans. Analyzes questionnaire data from 2 Italian American parishes & 2 Italian-American professional class organizations.

    Associated Search Terms: Occupation; Transcendence; Belief; Education; Italian Americans
  • Metaphors, Transcendences and Indirect Communication. Alfred Schutz' Phenomenology of the Life-world and the Metaphors of Religion.
    Knoblauch, Hubert A. (1999)
    In Lieven Boeve, Kurt Frayaerts, and James Francis (eds.) Metaphor and God-Talk. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 75-94.

    Associated Search Terms: Schutz, Alfred; Transcendence; Symbol; Phenomenology
  • Power and transcendence in the Matsu pilgrimage of Taiwan.
    Sangren, P. Steven (1993)
    American Ethnologists 20:3: 564-582.

    Associated Search Terms: Power; Taiwan; Pilgrimage; Mazu (Taiwanese goddess); Transcendence
  • Religion, Ricettizie, and the Immunity of Southern Italy to the Reformation.
    Carroll, Michael P. (1992)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 31:3: 247-260.

    Argues that the localist policy of the Southern clergy prevented a lay transcendent-oriented (vs. immanentist) religiosity; this explains resistance to both Protestant & Tridentine reforms.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, South; Organization; Clergy; Transcendence/immanence
  • The Feminization of God and the Priesting of Women.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (1992)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Twentieth-Century World Religious Movements in Neo-Weberian Perspective. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen, pp. 283-298.

    Associated Search Terms: God, image of; Immanence; Transcendence; Women
  • Shrinking Transcendence, Expanding Religion?
    Luckmann, Thomas (1990)
    Sociological Analysis 50:2: 127-138.

    Associated Search Terms: Transcendence; Privatization
  • On References to the Transcendent in the Scientific Study of Religion: A Qualified Idealist Proposal.
    Dawson, Lorne L. (1987)
    Religion 17: 227-250.

    Associated Search Terms: Transcendence
  • Immanence and Transcendence: Connecting with Personality and Personal Life.
    Swanson, Guy E. (1986)
    Sociological Analysis 47:3: 189-213.

    Overview of previous research by Swanson & by others.

    Associated Search Terms: Immanence; Socialization; Transcendence
  • Confucianism, Maoism, and Max Weber.
    Yu, David C. (1985)
    In Vatro Murvar (ed.) Theory of Liberty, Legitimacy, and Power. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, pp. 141-167.

    Using the concepts of transcendence, prophecy, morality, & rationality, updates Weber's approach to Confucianism & develops a parallel analysis of Maoism.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Confucian; Prophecy; Transcendence; Marxism; Politics, China; China; Weber, Max; Rationality
  • Mormon Commitment Rhetoric.
    Shepherd, Gary, and Gordon Shepherd (1984)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 23:2: 129-139.

    Content analysis of Mormon leaders' commitment rhetoric shows changes over time; transcendence is the most consistently salient category.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Mormon; Transcendence; Commitment
  • Innerweltliche Transzendenz und die Strukturierung des Welt. Max Webers Studie über China und die Gestalt des chinesischen Zivilisation.
    Eisenstadt, Shmuel N. (1983)
    In Wolfgang Schluchter 9ed.), Max Webers Studie über Konfuzianismus und Taoismus. Interpretation und kritik. Frakfurt-am-Main: Suhrkamp, pp. 363-412.

    Associated Search Terms: Daoist; Transcendence; Confucian; China; Weber, Max
  • Time and Transcendence in a Dialectical Sociology of Religion.
    Mol, Hans (Johannes J.) (1982)
    Sociological Analysis 42:4: 317-324.

    Associated Search Terms: Dialectic; Functionalism; Time; Transcendence
  • The Axial Age: The Emergence of Transcendental Visions and the Rise of Clerics.
    Eisenstadt, Shmuel N. (1982)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 23:2: 294-314.

    Argues that the concept of the transcendent emerged world-wide in the millennium before the Christian era, & that it engendered a new type of intellectual elite--the clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Axial age; Transcendence; Historical; Clergy
  • Must all Religions be Supernatural?
    Stark, Rodney (1981)
    In Bryan R. Wilson (ed.) The Social Impact of New Religious Movements. New York: Rose of Sharon Press, pp. 159-177.

    Associated Search Terms: Transcendence
  • Virtues for the Sociology of Religion.
    Moberg, David O. (1978)
    Sociological Analysis 39;1: 1-18.

    Argues for value-informed sociology, with the virtues of integrity, humility, love, justice, vision, & transcendence.

    Associated Search Terms: Values; Love; Ethics; Justice; Transcendence
  • Troublesome Transcendence: The Supernatural in the Scientific Study of Religion.
    Garrett, William R. (1974)
    Sociological Analysis 35:3: 167-180.

    Associated Search Terms: Phenomenology; Transcendence; Reductionism; Definition of religion
  • Beyond Belief. Essays on Religion in a Post-Traditional World.
    Bellah, Robert N. (1970)
    New York: Harper & Row.

    Associated Search Terms: Symbolic realism; Civil religion; Transcendence; Atheist; Islam; Modernization
  • Transcendence in Contemporary Piety.
    Bellah, Robert N. (1969)
    In Herbert W. Richardson and Donald R. Cutler (eds.), Transcendence. Boston: Beacon. [Also in Robert N. Bellah, Beyond Belief. Essays on Religion in a Post-Traditional World (New York: Harper & Row, 1970), pp. 196-208]

    Associated Search Terms: Transcendence
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