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  • Religião e conflitos politicos na Venezuela: católicos e evangélicos frente ao governo de Hugo Chávez.
    Smilde, David (2012)
    Religião e Sociedade 32:2: 13-28.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, Venezuela; Politics, Venezuela; Venezuela; Conflict; Catholic, Venezuela
  • Developing a Historical Sociology of Nationalism and State Secularization in Latin America.
    Eastwood, Jonathan (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 145-177.

    Outlines a general 4-state model for nationalism causing secularization (laicization of the state) for Latin American nations. Contrasts the cases of Venezuela & Mexico as different types within the 4-state framework.

    Associated Search Terms: Laïcité; Secularization; Nationalism; Mexico; State; Historical; Venezuela; Latin America
  • Reason to Believe: Cultural Agency in Latin American Evangelicalism.
    Smilde, David (2007)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Focuses on male Evangelicals in Venezuela.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Participant observation; Venezuela; Evangelical, Venezuela; Gender
  • A Qualitative Comparative Analysis of Conversion to Venezuelan Evangelism: How Networks Matter.
    Smilde, David (2005)
    American Journal of Sociology 111:3: 757-796.

    Based on life-history interviews with 55 men from 2 churches in Venezuela.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Network; Venezuela; Evangelical, Venezuela
  • Popular Publics: Street Protest and Plaza Preachers in Caracas.
    Smilde, David (2004)
    International Review of Social History 49 (suppl.) 179-195.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Preaching; Protest; Venezuela, Caracas
  • Works of the Flesh, Fruit of the Spirit: Religious Action Frames and Meaning Networks in Venezuelan Evangelicalism.
    Smilde, David (2000)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Venezuela; Evangelical, Venezuela; Network
  • "Letting God Govern": Supernatural Agency in the Venezuelan Pentecostal Approach to Social Change.
    Smilde, David (1998)
    Sociology of Religion 59:3: 287-303.

    Based on 1994 participant observation in La Lajita & Montilla. Activism takes the form of converting people to appreciation of divine agency.

    Associated Search Terms: Venezuela; Participant observation; Activism; Pentecostal, Venezuela
  • The Fundamental Unity of the Conservative and Revolutionary Tendencies in Venezuelan Evangelicalism: The Case of Conjugal Relations.
    Smilde, David (1997)
    Religion 27:4: 343-359.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Venezuela; Evangelical, Venezuela; Change
  • Religious Competition in Contemporary Venezuela.
    Froehle, Brian T. (1995)
    In Satya R. Pattnayak (ed.), Organized Religion in the Political Transformation of Latin America. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, pp. 125-152.

    Associated Search Terms: Competition; Venezuela
  • Religious Competition, Community Building, and Democracy in Latin America: Grassroots Religious Organizations in Venezuela.
    Froehle, Brian T. (1994)
    Sociology of Religion 55:2: 145-162. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Religion & Democracy in Latin America (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1995), pp. 27-44]

    Uses data from Caracas to illustrate religious competition as a dependent variable, a process, & an independent variable; sees it supporting democracy.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Venezuela; Venezuela, Caracas; Competition
  • Popular Voices in Latin American Catholicism.
    Levine, Daniel H. (1992)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Based on 1981-83 field work on base communities in Colombia & Venezuela.

    Associated Search Terms: Base communities; Venezuela; Colombia; Catholic, Venezuela; Catholic, Colombia
  • Pilgrimages to Sorte in the cult of Maria Lionza in Venezuela.
    Pollak-Eltz, Angelina (1991)
    In N. Ross Crumrine and Alan Morinis (eds.) Pilgrimage in Latin America. Westport, Connecticut, Greenwood, pp. 205-214.

    Associated Search Terms: Venezuela, Yaracuy,Sorte; Pilgrimage; Maria Lionza cult
  • Too Weak for Change: Past and Present in the Venezuelan Church.
    Navarro, Juan C. (1988)
    In Thomas M. Gannon (ed.) World Catholicism in Transition. New York: Macmillan, pp. 297-307.

    Depicts a national church marked by a precarious & chaotic past that has finally accommodated the prevailing political system but remains rather backward in most pastoral & organizational respects.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Venezuela; Venezuela
  • Prejudice and Religion Revisited: A Cross-cultural Investigation with a Venezuelan Sample.
    Ponton, Marcel O., and Richard L. Gorsuch (1988)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 27:2: 260-271.

    Analyzes survey data from the Central University of Venezuela at Caracas (72% Venezuelan, 86.5% female).

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice; Students, undergraduate; Venezuela
  • Religion and Politics in Latin America: The Catholic Church in Venezuela and Colombia.
    Levine, Daniel H. (1981)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Venezuela; Catholic, Colombia; Catholic, Venezuela; Politics, Colombia; Politics, Venezuela; Colombia
  • Attendance at Mass and Fertility in Caracas.
    Cosper, Ronald (1975)
    Sociological Analysis 36:1: 43-56.

    Finds an inverse relationship between attendance & fertility, contrary to Europe & the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Practice; Venezuela, Caracas; Catholic, Venezuela
  • Three Specimens of Religious Syncretism in Latin America.
    Smith, T. Lynn (1974)
    International Review of Modern Sociology 4:1: 1-18.

    Reviews Arthur Ramos' study of the Afro-Brazilian cults of Gêge-Nagô, Bantu, & Guinea-Sudanese groups, accounts of the Maria Lionza cult in Venezuela, & accounts of the Coras' rites in Myarit, Mexico.

    Associated Search Terms: Venezuela; Maria Lionza cult; Mexico, Nyarit; Africanist, Brazil; Syncretism; Brazil
  • El culto de Maria Lionza en Venezuela.
    Pollack-Eltz, Angelina (1966)
    America Latina 9:1: 95-115.

    Associated Search Terms: Venezuela; Maria Lionza cult
  • La Iglesia en Venezuela y Ecuador. Estudios Socio-Religiosos Latino-Americanos 3.
    Alonso, Isidoro, et al. (1962)
    Fribourg and Bogotà: FERES.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecuador; Catholic, Ecuador; Catholic, Venezuela; Venezuela
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