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  • 'They Told What Happened on the Road': Narrative and the Construction of Experiential Knowledge on the Pilgrimage to Chimayo, New Mexico.
    Holmes-Rodman, Paula Elizabeth (2004)
    In Ellen Badone and Sharon R. Roseman (eds.) Intersecting Journesy. The Anthropology of Pilgrimage and Tourism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press pp. 24-51.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New Mexico, Chimayo; Catholic, U.S.A.; Latino Americans; Native Americans; Participant observation; Pilgrimage
  • The Debate Over a Crypto-Jewish Presence in New Mexico: The Role of Ethnographic Allegory and Orientalism.
    Carroll, Michael P. (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:1: 1-19.

    Reviews the literature on the controversy among historians over the thesis that Crypto-Jews settled in 16th century New Mexico.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Jewish, U.S.A.; Sociology of knowledge; Orientalism; United States, New Mexico
  • The Penitente Brotherhood: Patriarchy and Hispano-Catholicism in New Mexico.
    Carroll, Michael P. (2002)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, New Mexico; Penitentes; Popular religion; Mexican Americans
  • The Sacred World of the Penitentes.
    Pulido López, Alberto (2000)
    Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.

    Focuses on the social construction of the image of the Penitentes by missionaries, media, and other non-indigenous agents.

    Associated Search Terms: Penitentes; Catholic, U.S.A.; Popular religion; Mexican Americans; United States, New Mexico; Sociology of knowledge
  • Answered Prayers: Miracles and Milagros Along the Border.
    Oktavec, Eileen (1995)
    Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New Mexico; United States, Texas; Magic; Prayer; United States, Arizona
  • Self-esteem and Religiosity: An Analysis of Catholic Adolescents from Five Cultures.
    Smith, Christopher B., Andrew J. Weigert, and Darwin L. Thomas (1979)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 18:1: 51-60.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Catholic; Mexico, Merida; Puerto Rico, San Juan; United States, New York, New York; Sex; Spain, Seville; Students, secondary; Self-esteem; Germany, Bonn
  • Adolescent Self-Esteem and Religiosity: A Cross-National Analysis.
    Smith, Christopher B. (1973)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Notre Dame.

    Associated Search Terms: Spain, Seville; Comparative; Puerto Rico, San Juan; Mexico, Merida; Self-esteem; Sex; Students, secondary; Catholic; Germany, Bonn; United States, New York, New York; United States, Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Secularization: A Cross-national Study of Catholic Male Adolescents.
    Weigert, Andrew J., and Darwin L. Thomas (1970)
    Social Forces 49:1: 28-36.

    Analyzes data from samples of high school students in New York City, St. Paul, San Juan, & Merida.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Mexico, Merida; Catholic; Secularization; Dimensions of religiosity; United States, New York, New York; United States, Minnesota, St. Paul; Students, secondary; Puerto Rico, San Juan
  • Socialization and Religisoity: A Cross-national Analysis of Catholic Adolescents.
    Weigert, Andrew J., and Darwin L. Thomas (1970)
    Sociometry 33:3: 305-326.

    Analyzes data from purposive samples from male Catholic high schools in New York St. Paul, San Juan, & Merida; dimensions of religiosity relate to adolescents' perception of the control & support received from parents.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Students, secondary; Catholic; Dimensions of religiosity; Socialization; United States, New York, New York; United States, Minnesota, St. Paul; Mexico, Merida; Puerto Rico, San Juan; Comparative
  • Parent-Child Interaction Patterns and Adolescent Religiosity: A Cross-National Analysis.
    Weigert, Andrew J. (1968)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Minnesota. [DA 29:10 A, p. 3691]

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Catholic high schools in 4 cities. Belief scores were lower in more cosmopolitan areas, practice higher. Perceived parental control correlated with religiosity in Anglo contexts, with parental support generally.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Minnesota, St. Paul; Students, secondary; Catholic; Puerto Rico, San Juan; Mexico, Merida; Family; Comparative; Dimensions of religiosity; Urban; United States, New York, New York
  • Geographical Position and Mormon Behavior./The Effects of Geographical Position on Belief and Behavior in a Rual Mormon Village.
    O'Dea, Thomas F. (1954)
    Rural Sociology 19:4: 358-364./In Thomas F. O'Dea, Sociology and the Study of Relgiion. Theory, Research, Interpretation. New York: Basic, 1970, pp. 131-140.

    Reports 1950-51 field work in a New Mexico community, compared to Utah villages. Isolation & peripheral location help deepen & highlight the community's ties to the wider Mormon world.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; Ecology; Community study; Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, New Mexico
  • A Comparative Study of the Role of Values in Social Action in two Southwestern Communities.
    Vogt, Evan Z., and Thomas F. O'Dea (1953)
    American Sociological Review 18:6: 645-654. [Also in Thomas F. O'Dea, Sociology and the Study of Religion. Theory, Research, Interpretation. New York: Basic Books, 1970, pp. 99-115]

    Field study in western New Mexico; shows a Mormon community & a "Texan" one responding to similar problems differently because of value differences.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; United States, New Mexico; Values; Mormon, U.S.A.
  • The Keresan Holy Rollers: An Adaptation to American Individualism.
    Hawley, Florence (1948)
    Social Forces 26:3: 272-280.

    Studies a small Holy Roller group in an otherwise Catholic Pueblo (Keresan) community, 1932 & after.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Native Americans; Individualism; United States, New Mexico; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • The Penitentes: A Folk Observance.
    Watters, Mary (1927)
    Social Forces 6:2: 253-256.

    Describes public penances & passion plays in New Mexico, representing a syncretism of Catholic & Native American traditions.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Popular religion; Syncretism; Penance; Penitentes; United States, New Mexico; Native Americans; Mexican Americans
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