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  • Why worry about evolution? Boundries, practices, and moral salience in Sunni and Evangelical high schools.
    Guhim, Jeffrey (2016)
    Sociological Theory 34:2: 151-174.

    Based on participant observation in 2 Sunni & 2 Evangelical schools in New York City. Evolution is a greater problem for Evangelicals because of their literal interpretation of scripture.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States, New York, New York; Participant observation; Moral; Islam, U.S.A.; Education; Comparative; Literalism
  • Why worry about evolution? Boundaries, practices and moral salience in Sunni and Evangelical high schools.
    Guhin, Jeffrey (2016)
    Sociological Theory 34:2: 151-174.

    Participant observation in New York City Evangelical & Sunni high schools. Evolution is more salient to the former because of the centrality of biblical literalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Evolution; Islam, U.S.A.; Literalism; Education; Participant observation; United States, New York, New York
  • Becoming a God hunter towards conversion in a Brooklyn tongue-speaking church.
    Marina, Peter J. (2016)
    Social Compass 63:1: 76-92.

    Based on participant observation in an Afro-Caribbean Pentecostal church in Brooklyn. The series of sequential steps in entering into the religious search have a long & complex story for the individuals, not a mere crisis.

    Associated Search Terms: Narrative; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; United States, New York, Brooklyn; Afro-Caribbean Americans; Participant observation; Conversion
  • Gender differences in American Jewish identity: Testing the power control theory explanation.
    Hartman, Harriet (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:3: 407-431.

    Analyzes 2011 New York Jewish Community Survey data. Denominations where family power is typically asymmetrical do not have greater differences by gender in levels of Jewish identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Jewish, U.S.A.; Gender traditionalism; United States, New York; Gender; Denomination (organizational entity); Family
  • Perception of Shari'a in Sydney and New York newspapers.
    Possamai, Adam, Bryan S. Turner, Joshua Roose, Selda Dagistanli, and Malcolm Voyce (2015)
    In Adam Possamai, James T. Richardson, and Bryan S. Turner (eds.) The Sociology of Shari'a: Case Studies from around the World, pp. 253-268.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Media; Sharia; Comparative; Australia, Sydney
  • Appartenances en fête: entre l’ordinaire et le spectaculaire.
    Salzbrunn, Monika (2014)
    Social Compass 61:2: 250-260.

    Observes the Murid Sufi brotherhood in Harlem & Paris, & the Catholic Church in Saint Maurice, Switzerland using public spectacle to attract migrants. Comments by François Gauthier, pp. 261-271.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Feast; Mouride; Pilgrimage; Spectacle; African Americans; Catholic, Switzerland; United States, New York, New York; Switzerland, Saint Maurice; France, Paris; African Swiss; African French
  • Shepherds and sheep: Parish reconfiguration, authority, and activism in a Catholic diocese.
    Loveland, Matthew T., and Margaret Ksander (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:3: 443-465.

    Based on interviews & a web-based survey focusing on 2009 contention over merging parishes in the Syracuse, New York, diocese, followed by a case study of a parish. The latter was marked by lay activism as a result of the conflict involved in the previous closing & merging of parishes.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; United States, New York, Syracuse; Social movement; Parish; Laity; Catholic, U.S.A.; Case study; Lay movements
  • The Politics of Evangelical Identity. Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada.
    Bean, Lydia (2014)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Politics, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Hamilton; Evangelical, Canada; Participant observation; United States, New York, Buffalo; Politics, U.S.A.; Comparative; Congregation
  • Filling Niches and Pews in Williamsburg and Greenpoint: The Religious Ecology of Gentrification.
    Cimino, Richard (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 55-80.

    Based on 2007-09 participant observation in the Williamsburg-Greenpoint sections of Brooklyn, 15 congregations from a variety of Christian, Jewish, & other traditions.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, Brooklyn; Participant observation; Gentrification; United States, New York, New York; Ecology; Urban; Network
  • Building and expanding communities: African immigrant congregations and the challenge of diversity.
    Biney, Moses O. (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 142-165.

    4 New York City congregations of post-1965 African migrants have internal diversity & are localized in multi-ethnic settings.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Ecology; Migrant; United States, New York, New York; Urban; United States, New Jersey, Irvington; Diversity
  • The Ecology of Religious Institutions in New York City.
    Cimino, Richard, and Nadia A. Mian, with Weishan Huang (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 1-22.

    Congregations fill niches & adapt to their environments rather than compete with each other, as market theories would hold. New York City has some unique features. The chapter introduces the rest of the book.

    Associated Search Terms: Gentrification; Urban; Migration; Entrepreneurialism; Ecology; United States, New York, New York
  • Korean American churches and the negotiation of space in Flushing, Queens.
    Pae, Keun-Joo Christine (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 81-101.

    Based on 2006-07 field work in 2 flushing congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Korean Americans; Urban; United States, New York, New York; Parish; Congregation; Succession (urban ecology)
  • Diversity and competition: Politics and conflict in new immigrant communities.
    Huang, Weishan (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 105-119.

    Focuses on Chinese communities in Flushing.

    Associated Search Terms: Communality; Urban; United States, New York, New York; Conflict; Chinese Americans; Falun Gong, U.S.A.
  • Changing lives one scoop at a time: The creation of Alphabet Scoop on the Lower East Side.
    Johnson, Sheila P. (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 169-197.

    Account of an Evangelical quasi-commercial social service project.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Ecology; Entrepreneurialism; Social services; Urban; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Navigating property development through a framework of religious ecology: The case of Trinity Lutheran Church.
    Mian, Nadia A. (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 198-219.

    Follows the deliberations at Trinity Lutheran Church on Manhattan's Upper West Side over whether to develop their property.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Ecology; Economic; Parish; United States, New York, New York; Urban
  • Hinduism at work in Queens.
    Weiner, Matthew (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 220-240.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Biography; Hindu, U.S.A.
  • One Family Under God: Immigration Politics and Progressive Religion in America.
    Yukich, Grace (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, Los Angeles; Sanctuary Movement; Migrant; Social movement; United States, New York, New York; Congregation
  • Mornings at the Stanton Street Shul.
    Boyarin, Jonathan (2013)
    New York: Fordham University Press.

    2008 participant observation study of a small Orthodox Jewish congregation on the Lower East Side of New York, in a gentrifying area; more transient younger members arrive in a congregation once consisting of immigrants.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Succession (urban ecology); Urban
  • Getting the Holy Ghost. Urban Ethnography in a Brooklyn Pentecostal Tongue-Speaking Church.
    Marina, Peter (2013)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield/Lexington.

    Associated Search Terms: Glossolalia; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Participant observation; United States, New York, New York; Caribbean Americans; Conversion; Institutionalization
  • Disneyfication and Religion in Times Square.
    Tokke, Hans E. (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 25-54.

    Focuses on 2 Times Square theater churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Consumerism; Nazarene, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Gentrification; Justice; Parish; Tourists; United States, New York, New York; Urban
  • The Brazilianization of New York City: Brazilian immigrants and Evangelical churches in a pluralized urban landscape.
    Rodrigues, Donizete (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 120-141.

    Based on 2008 field work in Astoria, Queens, New York City.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Migrant; Ecology; Brazilian Americans; Urban
  • From Africa to America: Religion and Adaptation among Ghanaian Immigrants in New York.
    Biney, Moses O. (2011)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church of Ghana in New York; United States, New York, New York; Participant observation; Migrant; Ghanaian Americans; Assimilation; Conflict
  • AIDS, Sexuality, and the Black Church: Making the Wounded Whole.
    Harris, Angelique (2010)
    New York: Peter Lang.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; AIDS; Health; United States, New York, New York
  • Boundary Work in Inclusive Religious Groups: Constructing Identity at the New York Catholic Worker.
    Yukich, Grace (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:2: 172-196.

    Based on 2005-06 participant observation at 2 Catholic Worker houses in New York City.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Boundary maintenance; United States, New York, New York; Catholic Worker; Participant observation
  • Preserving Ethnicity through Religion in America. Korean Protestants and Indian Hindus across Generations.
    Min, Pyong Gap (2010)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Hindu immigrant religion in the U.S.A. supports ethnic identity because of its close identity with it while Korean Protestantism undermines it. Based largely on telephone & face-to-face interviews with representative samples.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Korean Americans; Indian Americans; United States, New York, New York; Identity; Hindu, U.S.A.; Generations; Ethnic; Comparative
  • Catholic, Vodou, and Protestant. Being Haitian, becoming American--Religious Pluralism, Immigrant Incorporation, and Transnationalism.
    McAlister, Elizabeth, and Karen Richman (2009)
    In Richard Alba, Albert J. Raboteau, and Josh DeWind (eds.) Immigration and Religion in America. Comparative and Historical Perspectives. New York: New York University Press, pp. 319-352.

    Notes Catholic Church-based ministry to Haitian immigrants in New York, & transnational Voudou between Ti Rivyè & Palm Beach. Pentecostal conversion is often a breaking with the latter.

    Associated Search Terms: Voodoo, Haiti; Haitian Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Conversion; United States, New York, New York; Migrant; Pentecostal, Haiti; Transnational; Voodoo, U.S.A.; Haiti, Ti Rivyè; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; United States, Florida, Palm Beach
  • The making of a promised land: Religious responses to gentrification and ethnic diversity in Flushing, Qeens.
    Huang, Weischan (2008)
    CrossCurrents 58:3: 441-455.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Gentrification; Ethnic; Diversity; Urban
  • Caribbean Diaspora in the USA: Diversity of Caribbean Religions in New York City.
    Schmidt, Bettina E. (2008)
    Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate

    Associated Search Terms: Caribbean Americans; Africanist, U.S.A.; United States, New York, New York; Bricolage
  • Severe Underrepresentation of Women in Church Leadership in the Korean Immigrant Community in the United States.
    Min, Pyong Gap (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:2: 225-241.

    Korean immigrant churches in the greater New York area have few women leaders, more because of a Confucian-based patriarchy & migrant males' status needs than because of conservative theology.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Korea (South); Patriarchy; Sexism; United States, New York, New York; Women; Clergy; Korea (South); Korean Americans; Migrant
  • Understanding an Outlier: How Parish Culture Matters in a Highly Participatory Catholic Church.
    DiSalvo, Katherine (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 49:4: 438-455.

    Based on ethnographic data from an activist Latino Catholic parish in New York City; parish culture, as opposed to denomination, leads to activism & civic participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Social participation; Parish; United States, New York, New York; Latino Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Activism; Participant observation
  • Density and Growth in a Congregational Population: Reformed Churches in New York, 1628-2000.
    Scheitle, Christopher P., and Kevin D. Dougherty (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 49:1: 233-250.

    Uses historical data (1628-2000) on Reformed congregations in New York State; curvilinear relationship between denisty & number of new congregations: fewer foundings at lowest & highest density.

    Associated Search Terms: Reformed, U.S.A.; Reformed Church in America; Historical; United States, New York; Dutch Reformed, U.S.A.
  • God and Government in the Ghetto. The Politics of Church-State Collaboration in Black America.
    Owens, Michael Leo (2007)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Examines the decisions of African American pastors in New York City to collaborate with government; sees this as political activism.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Clergy; Politics, U.S.A.; Social services; Activism; African Americans; Housing; United States, New York, New York
  • Diaspora Conversions: Black Carib Religion and the Recovery of Africa.
    Johnson, Paul Christopher (2007)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Africanist, Caribbean; Africanist, U.S.A.; Conversion; Diffusion; Garifuna; Migration; United States, New York, New York; Honduras
  • The political participation and engagement of Muslim Americans: Mosque involvement and group consciousness.
    Jamal, Amaney (2007)
    American Politics Research 33:4: 521-544.

    2002 telephone interview data from Muslim Americans in the New York City area show mosques enhance the political particpation of Arab Americans, the collective consciousness of Arab & African American Muslims, & the civic engagement but not politcal involvemnt or collective consciousness of South Asian Muslims.

    Associated Search Terms: Arab Americans; United States, New York, New York; South Asian Americans; Politics, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Civic engagement; African Americans; Identity
  • Pilgrims, Seekers and History Buffs: Identity Creation through Religious Tourism.
    Schutt, Sarah Bill (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 297-327.

    Participant observation & interviews at the William Miller Farm and Homestead, & the Hill Cumorah Pageant. Most visitors were religious tourists, but occasional pilgrim phenomena occurred.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Pilgrimage; United States, New York, Palmyra; United States, New York, Low Hampton; Identity; Tourists; Advent Christian Church; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • Organizational Culture and Women's Leadership: A Study of Six Catholic Parishes.
    Ecklund, Elaine Howard (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:1: 81-98.

    Based on interviews & participant observation in 6 upstate New York Roman Catholic parishes; progressive parishes promote female leadership.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Leadership; United States, New York; Catholic, U.S.A.; Parish
  • The Goddess Lives in Upstate New York: Breaking Convention and Making Home at a North American Hindu Temple.
    Dempsey, Corinne G. (2006)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Ethnography of a Srividya tradition temple of Devi.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Hindu, U.S.A.; United States, New York, Rochester
  • Race and Religion Among the Chosen Peoples of Crown Heights.
    Goldschmidt, Henry (2006)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Based on late 1990s field work in Crown Heights; focuses on relations between Lubavitcher Hasidic Jews & Afro-Caribbean residents, who interpreted interactions with religious & with racial categories, respectively.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Urban; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.; United States, New York, Brooklyn; Participant observation; Conflict; Ethnic; Race
  • Intergenerational Transmission of Religion and Culture: Korean Protestants in the U.S.
    Min, Pyong Gap, and Dae Young Kim (2005)
    Sociology of Religion 66:3: 263-282.

    Analyzes telephone interview data from Korean American Protestants, 1998, & telephone interview data from pastors of their congregations, 2003, both in the New York City area. The religion, but not ethnic culture, was transmitted to the 2nd generation.

    Associated Search Terms: Korean Americans; United States, New York, New York; Clergy; Generations
  • The Church as a Surrogate Family for Working Class Immigrant Chinese Youth: An Ethnography of Segmented Assimilation.
    Cao, Nanlai (2005)
    Sociology of Religion 66:2: 183-200.

    The weakening of traditional family bonds by migration is compensated for by the Christian Church community.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Chinese Americans; Participant observation; Family; United States, New York, New York
  • Different Identity Accounts for Catholic Women.
    Ecklund, Elaine Howard (2005)
    Review of Religious Research 47:2: 135-149.

    Based on 1999-2000 interviews of 32 Catholic women in NY state parishes & 5 who left the Church. Women who agreed with church doctrine & those who didn't & left had similar views of membership; stayers who disagreed constructed individual identities.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York; Disaffiliation; Membership; Catholic, U.S.A.; Identity
  • Unchosen: The Hidden Lives of Hasidic Rebels.
    Wisten, Hella (2005)
    Boston: Beacon Press.

    Based on interviews with Satmar Hasidim youths who chafe under the traditional restrictions.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic, Satmar; Jewish, Hasidic, U.S.A.; United States, New York, Brooklyn
  • Liminal Youth among Fuzhou Chinese Undocumented Workers.
    Guest, Kenneth (2004)
    In Tony Carnes and Fengang Yang (eds.) Asian American Religions. The Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries. New York: New York University Press, pp. 55-75.

    Ethnography of a Fujianese church in New York City.

    Associated Search Terms: Liminality; United States, New York, New York; Participant observation; Migrant; Chinese Americans; Parish
  • The Creation of Urban Niche Religion. South Asian Taxi Drivers in New York City.
    Smith, Elta, and Courtney Bender (2004)
    In Tony Carnes and Fengang Yang (eds.) Asian American Religions. The Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries. New York: New York University Press, pp. 76-97.

    Based on interviews with 7 Muslim drivers; focuses on devotional practices.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; United States, New York, New York; Migrant; Islam, U.S.A.; Everyday life; Taxi drivers
  • Faith, Values, and Fears of New York City Chinatown Seniors.
    Carnes, Tony (2004)
    In Tony Carnes and Fengang Yang (eds.) Asian American Religions. the Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries. New York: New York University Press, pp. 223-244.

    Reports survey data on salience & devotional practices, along with low Sunday attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Salience; Chinese Americans; Practice; Gerontology; Devotionalism
  • In the Name of Guadalupe: Religion, Politics and Citizenship among Mexicans in New York.
    Galvez, Alyshia (2004)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation (anthropology), New York University.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Politics, U.S.A.; Mexican Americans
  • Religious innovations among New York's Muslim taxi drivers.
    Bender, Courtney J., and Elta Smith (2004)
    In Tony Carnes and Fengang Yang (eds.) Asian American Religions: Borders and Boudnaries. New York: New York University Press, pp. 76-97.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Taxi drivers; United States, New York, New York
  • Paradoxes of Media-reflected Religiosity among Hindu Indians.
    Nimbark, Ashakant (2004)
    In Tony Carnes and Fengang Yang (eds.) Asian American Religions. The Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries. New York: New York University Press, pp. 98-111.

    Content analysis of Indian ethnic media in New York City & ethnography at Hindu temples there.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Media; Participant observation; Content analysis; Hindu, U.S.A.; Indian Americans; United States, New York, New York
  • La renaissance du Hassidisme de 1945 à nos jours.
    Gutwirth, Jacques (2004)
    Paris: Odile Jacob.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, Kiryas Joel; Israel, Bné Brak; Israel, Natanya; Jewish, Lubavitcher
  • La renaissance du Hassidisme de 1945 à nos jours.
    Gutwirth, Jacques (2004)
    Paris: Odille Jacob.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic, U.S.A.; United States; Charisma; Mysticism; Great Britain, London; Israel, Jerusalem; United States, New York, New York; Belgium, Antwerp; Jewish, Hasidic, Israel; Jewish, Hasidic, France; Jewish, Hasidic, Belgium
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