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  • God Meets Gaia in Austin, Texas: A Case Study of Environmentalism as Implicit Religion.
    Bartkowski, John P., and W. Scott Swearingen (1997)
    Review of Religious Research 38:4: 308-324.

    Based on interviews with activists concerned about Barton Springs in Austin, Texas.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Social movement; Ultimate concerns; Implicit religion; United States, Texas, Austin; Environmentalism
  • A Sociology of Johannine Christianity.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (1996)
    Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Explores social dynamics in the community for which the Christian "Gospel of John" was composed.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Forum; Schism; Ultimate concerns; Syncretism; Early Christian
  • Modern Spiritualist Conception of Ultimate Reality.
    Nelson, Geoffrey K. (1988)
    Ultimate Reality and Meaning 11:2: 102-114.

    Examines the origins of modern Spiritualism & role of the medium, & traces the history of the intellectuals of the tradition.

    Associated Search Terms: Ultimate concerns; Spiritualist, Great Britain; Medium; Great Britain
  • Departures from Conventional Religion: The Nominally Religious, the Nonreligious, and the Alternatively Religious.
    Glock, Charles Y., and Robert Wuthnow (1979)
    In Robert Wuthnow (ed.) The Religious Dimension. New Directions in Quantitative Research. New York: Academic Press, pp. 47-68.

    Based on a 1973 interview survey conducted in the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Materialism; Salience; New religions; Ultimate concerns; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Moral
  • The Ultimate Values of the American Population.
    McCready, William C., and Andrew M Greeley (1976)
    Beverly Hills, California: Sage.

    Analyzes 1972 National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A.) data; uses vignettes to which respondents reacted.

    Associated Search Terms: Values; United States; Ultimate concerns
  • "Invisible" Religions: Some Preliminary Evidence.
    Machalek, Richard, and Michael Martin (1976)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 15:4: 311-321.

    Analyzes interview data from a Baton Rouge neighborhood; shows religion broadly defined used to address questions of ultimacy.

    Associated Search Terms: Privatization; Ultimate concerns; Definition of religion; United States, Louisiana, Baton Rouge
  • A Structural Examination of Religion.
    Yinger, J. Milton (1969)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 8:1: 88-99.

    Proposes a functional definition of religion, illustrated by a structural examination of students' responses to open-ended statements about addressing ultimate concerns.

    Associated Search Terms: Definition of religion; Functionalism; Ultimate concerns; Structuralism
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