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  • Négociation du sacré à Philadelphie: soufismes concurrents au sanctuaire de Bawa Muhaiyaddeen.
    Xavier, Merin Shobhana, and William Rory Dickson (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 584-597.

    Based on 2010 and 2012 participant observation & interviews at a Sufi shrine in Philadelphia.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Shrine; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Faith on the Avenue: Religion on a City Street.
    Day, Katie (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Impact of the urban ecology on the churches on Germantown Avenue, and vice-versa.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Urban
  • Priest, Parish, and People: Saving the Faith in Philadelphia's 'Little Italy.'
    Juliani, Richard N. (2007)
    Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press.

    Focuses on the immigrant parish, St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi under the pastor Antonio Isoleri (1845-1932).

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Migrant; Italian Americans; Parish; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Historical; Urban
  • The Other Philadelphia Story: How Local Congregations Support Quality of Life in Urban America.
    Cnaan, Ram A., with Stephanie C. Boddie, Charles C. McGrew, and Jennifer J. Kang (2006)
    Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press

    Associated Search Terms: Social services; Parish; Urban; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Saving Souls,Serving Society: Understanding the Faith Factor in Church-Based Social Ministry.
    Unruh, Heidi Rolland, and Ronald J. Sider (2005)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Social services
  • Heartwood: The First Generation of Theravada Buddhism in America.
    Cadge, Wendy (2005)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Studies a Thai community in Philadelphia & a largely "white" American congregation in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

    Associated Search Terms: Thai Americans; Participant observation; Buddhist, Theravada, U.S.A.; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; United States, Massachusetts, Cambridge.
  • Prelude to Struggle: African American Clergy and Community Organizing for Economic Development in the 1990s.
    Day, Katie (2002)
    Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America.

    Associated Search Terms: Community organization; Economic; Activism; African Americans; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia Census of Congregations and Their Involvement in Social Service Delivery.
    Cnaan, Ram A., and Stephanie C. Boddie (2001)
    Social Services Review 75:4: 559-580.

    Associated Search Terms: Social services; Parish; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • The Effect of Life Cycle and Parishioner Perceptions on Average Household Giving in Catholic Parishes.
    Miller, Robert J., Robert A. Parfet, and Charles Zech (2001)
    Review of Religious Research 42:3: 131-331.

    Analyzes 1991-96 questionnaire data from parishioners, Philadelphia Archdiocese; income, attendance, age, perceptions of parish as welcoming, perception that it has sufficient resources, perception that it helps others in need etc. predict contributions.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Contributions; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Integration of Indian Immigrants to Temples Run by North Americans.
    Zaidman-Dvir, Nurit (2000)
    Social Compass 47:2: 205-219.

    Based on 1990-94 participant observation in a Philadelphia temple, as well as interviews & examination of movement literature. The temple residents & leaders tend to be Americans while Sunday visitors include many Indian American immigrants.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna, U.S.A.; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Indian Americans; Migrant; Participant observation
  • Our own Vine and Fig Tree; The Authority of History and Kinship in Mother Bethel.
    Beck, Carolyn S. (1988)
    Review of Religious Research 29:4: 369-384.

    Ethnography of Mother Bethel, in Philadelphia.

    Associated Search Terms: African Methodist Episcopal Church; Participant observation; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Parish; African Americans
  • Puritan Boston and Quaker Philadelphia.
    Baltzell, E. Digby (1979)
    New York: Free Press. [Boston: Beacon, 1982]

    Historical sociology on the ethos of Puritan vs. Quaker elites.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Quaker, U.S.A.; Puritan, U.S.A.; Elite; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Change in the Function of Social Institutions: The Case of the Synagogue.
    Brownstein, Henry H. (1977)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Temple University {DA 38;4 A, p. 2355]

    Analyzes interview data from officials, especially rabbis, of 39 synagogues in & near Philadelphia, & documentary research; findings emphasize the diversity of change trajectories.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Jewish, U.S.A.; Synagogue
  • 'Publish' or Perish: Negro Jehovah's Witness Adaptation in the Ghetto.
    Cooper, Lee R. (1974)
    In Irving I. Zaretsky and Mark P. Leone (eds.), Religious Movements in Contemporary America. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, pp. 700-721.

    Presents 1968-69 participant observation data from an African American Jehovah's Witness congregation in north Philadelphia.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Participant observation; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; African Americans; Participant observation; Jehovah´s Witness, U.S.A.
  • Religiosity and Prejudice in Northern and Southern Cities.
    Hoge, Dean R., and Jackson W. Carroll (1973)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 12:2: 181-197.

    Based on denominationally merged data from United Methodist & Presbyterian congregations in Philadelphia & Atlanta.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Prejudice; United States, Georgia, Atlanta
  • Terapeutica del sistema de una sects en Puerto Rico.
    Koss, Joan D. (1970)
    Revista de Ciencias Sociales 14:2: 259-278.

    Based on 1961-67 field work conducted in Puerto Rico & Philadelphia.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist, U.S.A.; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Puerto Rico; Medical; Spiritualist, Puerto Rico
  • Religious Affiliation, Church Attendance, Religious Education and Student Attitudes toward Race.
    Burnham, Kenneth E., John F. Connors, III, and Richard C. Leonard (1969)
    Sociological Analysis 30:4: 235-244.

    Studies students in 4 colleges in Philadelphia: Catholics were least tolerance, the non-religious most, followed by Jews & Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Jewish, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Civil rights movement; Atheist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Sex; Education; Prejudice, racial; Quaker, U.S.A.
  • Protestant and Catholic Voting Behavior in a Metropolitan Area.
    Glantz, Oscar (1959)
    Public Opinion Quarterly 23: 73-82.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The development of a Jewish upper class in Philadlephia: 1782-1940.
    Baltzell, E. Digby (1958)
    In Marshall Sklare (ed.) The Jews. Social Patterns of an American Group. Glencoe, Illinois: Free Press, pp. 271-287.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Stratification; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Historical
  • Divorce and Desertion of Religious and Mixed-religious Groups.
    Monahan, Thomas P., and William M. Kephart (1954)
    American Journal of Sociology 59:5: 454-465.

    Analyzes 1937-50 data, derived from divorce court records in Philadelphia.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Marriage
  • Status After Death.
    Kephart, William M. (1950)
    American Sociological Review 15:5: 635-643.

    Based on interviews with directors of funeral parlors, cemeteries, monument firms, flower shops, & mourning shops in the Philadelphia area; focuses on bereavement practices of different classes.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Stratification; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Black Gods of the Metropolis. Negro Religious Cults in the Urban North.
    Fauset, Arthur H. (1944)
    Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

    Studies 5 African American sects in Philadelphia.

    Associated Search Terms: Black Jews, U.S.A.; African Americans; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Black Muslim; Sect; Father Divine; Moorish Science Temple of America
  • The Negro Churches in Philadelphia.
    Bare, Paul W. (1931)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Drew University.

    Focuses on store front churches.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • 31. History of the Negro Church in Philadelphia. 32. The Function of the Negro Church. 33. The Present Condition of the Churches.
    DuBois, William E.B. (1899)
    In William E.B. Dubois, The Philadelphia Negro. A Social Study. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. [New York: Schocken, 1967; excerpt in Phil Zuckerman (ed.), DuBois on Religion (Walnut Creek, California: AltaMiara, 2000), pp. 29-42]

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Community study; Stratification; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
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