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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The sacred and profane among Italian American Catholics: The Giglio Feast.
    Primeggia, Salvatore, and Joseph A. Varacalli (1996)
    International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society 9:3:423-429.

    Associated Search Terms: Italian Americans; Feast; United States, New York, Brooklyn; United States, New York, New York; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn.
    Brown, Karen McCarthy (1991)
    Berkeley: Universty of California Press

    Associated Search Terms: Voodoo, U.S.A.; United States, New York, Brooklyn
  • From Suburb to Shtetl: The Jews of Boro Park.
    Mayer, Egon (1979)
    Philadelphia: Temple University Press; New Brunswick, New Jersey:Transaction, 2011.

    1972-73 community study in the Boro Park area of Brooklyn, New York, using surveys of eshiva principals, rabbis, families, & young adults. The very abstract & alien nature of modern society left room for the re-emergence of religious community among the Orthodox of Boro Park.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Community study; United States, New York, Brooklyn
  • The Hasidic Community of Williamsburg: A Study in the Sociology of Religion.
    Poll, Solomon (1969)
    New York: Schocken; New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 2008.

    Originally published 1962. The author painstakingly gained entry into the community over 13 years and conducted interviews & engaged in participant observation.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Jewish, Hasidic, U.S.A.; Participant observation; United States, New York, Brooklyn
  • The Jewish Community of Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
    Kranzler, George (1954)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Columbia University.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, Brooklyn; Jewish, U.S.A.; Community study
  • A Descriptive Analysis of a Local Orthodox Jewish Synagogue.
    Richman, Milton (1943)
    Unpublished M.A. Thesis, New School for Social Research.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Synagogue; United States, New York, Brooklyn
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