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  • The Heart of Religion. Spiritual Empowerment, Benevolence, and the Experience of God's Love.
    Lee, Matthew T., Margaret M. Poloma, and Stephen G. Post (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Interviews with 120 American Christian exemplars of benevolence; and a representative US survey. The reported experience of God's love correlated positively with acts of benevolence.

    Associated Search Terms: Consequential dimension; God, image of; Altruism; Prayer; Experience; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Virtuoso; United States
  • Extreme asceticism: Confucian practice and Riesebrodt's religious virtuoso.
    Choi, Mihwa (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 456-467.

    Presents evidence of virtuoso asceticism in Confucian tradition, which Riesebrodt would not label as such.

    Associated Search Terms: Confucian; Asceticism; Riesebrodt, Martin; Practice-centered theory; Virtuoso
  • Le monachisme dans la sociologie de Max Weber et de Ernst Troeltsch.
    Turcotte, Paul-André, with Arthur Lambert (2012)
    Claretianum 52: 405-503.

    Synthesis of the treatment of orders/congregations in the writings of Max Weber & Ernst Troeltsch, followed by extracts from their wriitngs in German with French translations.

    Associated Search Terms: Rationalization; Weber, Max; Virtuoso; Troeltsch, Ernst; Orders/congregations; Charisma; Asceticism; Typology
  • Women Religious Virtuosae from the Middle Ages: A Case Pattern and Analytic Model of Types.
    Walters, Barbara R. (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:1: 69-89.

    Reviews the piety of 5 female 13th century virtuosae--Juliana of Mount Cornillon, anonymous authors of the Mosan poems, Hadewijch of Antwerp, Margaret Porette, & Gertrude of Helfta. Weber's types (inner worldly ascetic, etc.) do not apply readily.

    Associated Search Terms: Virtuoso; Catholic; Europe, medieval; Women; Historical; Ideal type
  • A Comparative Sociology of World Religions: Virtuosos, Priests, and Popular Religion.
    Sharot, Stephen (2001)
    New York: New York University Press.

    An updating of a Weberian treatment of elite & popular religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, medieval; Confucian; Hindu; Weber, Max; Commodification; Buddhist; Historical; Reformation; Islam; State; Taiwan; Hierocracy; India; Virtuoso; Little tradition; Jewish; Big tradition; Comparative; China; Daoist; Syncretism; Popular religion; Elite
  • Des religiosités de virtuoses aux religiosités de masses: aux origines des compromis selon Max Weber.
    Ouédraogo, Jean-Martin (1997)
    Social Compass 44:4: 611-625.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Routinization; Virtuoso; Compromise
  • Religiöse Virtuosen: Nonnen.
    Lau, Ephrem Else (1993)
    In Jörg Bergmann, Alois Hahn, and Thomas Luckmann (eds.) Religion und Kultur. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, Sonderheft 33/1. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, pp. 206-217.

    Sees the virtuosity culture of sisters influencing the self-understanding of women.

    Associated Search Terms: Sisters; Women; Virtuoso; Self concept
  • Reformist Sects and the Sociology of Religion in India.
    Venugopal, C.N. (1990)
    Sociological Analysis 51S: S77-S88.

    Sects had traditionally operated within mainstream Indian religion as groups of virtuosi; more recently, after demanding ideological conversion, they have occasioned conflict.

    Associated Search Terms: India; Sect; Conflict; Virtuoso
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