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  • Military Chaplains and Religious Diversity.
    Hansen, Kim Philip (2012)
    London: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Based on interviews with 34 active duty U.S. military chaplains; describes tensions inherent in publically funded ministry in a total institution. Includes a chapter on Islam & Wicca in the military.

    Associated Search Terms: Total institution; Military chaplain; Pluralism; Islam, U.S.A.; Wicca, U.S.A.; Accommodation
  • Schism as midwife: How conflict aided the birth of a contemporary Pagan community.
    Pizza, Murphy (2009)
    In James R. Lewis and Sarah M. Lewis (eds.) Sacred Schisms. How Religions Divide. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 248-261.

    Focuses on a schism in a Wiccan church in Minneapolis. One of the churches became an umbrella for other kinds of Paganism.

    Associated Search Terms: Pagan, U.S.A.; Schism; United States, Minnesota, Minneapolis; Wicca, U.S.A.
  • "Out of the Broom Closet": The Social Ecology of American Wicca.
    Jensen, Gary F., and Ashley Thompson (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:4: 753-766.

    Uses itnernet web site data to estimate the ecological distribution of American Wicca.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecology; Neopagan, U.S.A.; Witch; Wicca, U.S.A.; Internet
  • Witches. The Next Generation.
    Berger, Helen A. (1999)
    In Susan J. Palmer and Charlotte E. Hardman (eds.) Children in New Religions. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 11-28.

    Based on participant observations; notes changes children brought to Wicca in the U.S. Socializing children into the religion undermined its individualism. Rites of passage were created.

    Associated Search Terms: Rites of passage; Children; Socialization; Individualism; Wicca; Witch; Neopagan, U.S.A.
  • Never Again the Burning Times: Paganism Revived.
    Orion, Loretta (1995)
    Prospect Heights, Illinois: Waveland Press.

    Ethnography of a North American Wicca coven.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Witch; Neopagan, U.S.A.; Wicca, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Magic
  • Revival of Western Paganism and Witchcraft in the Contemporary United States.
    Orion, Loretta (1990)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, State University of New York, Stoney Brook.

    Associated Search Terms: Neopagan, U.S.A.; Wicca, U.S.A.; Witch
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