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  • Secularization Patterns in the Old Paradigm.
    Goldstein, Warren S. (2009)
    Sociology of Religion 70:2: 157-178.

    Critique of "old paradigm" secularization is misguided since the paradigm did not speak of a linear process; favors a dialectical model.

    Associated Search Terms: Luckmann, Thomas; Luhmann, Niklas; Martin, David A.; Parsons, Talcott; Secularization; Wilson, Bryan R.; Fenn, Richard K.; Dialectic; Berger, Peter L.; Bellah, Robert N.
  • Key Thinkers in the Sociology of Religion.
    Fenn, Richard K. (2009)
    London & New York: Continuum.

    Expostiions of aspects of the approaches of selected scholars.

    Associated Search Terms: Freud, Sigmund; Bell, Catherine; Martin, David A.; Wilson, Bryan R.; Bloch, Maurice; Weber, Max; Parsons, Talcott; Geertz, Clifford; Durkheim, Émile; Berger, Peter L.; Luhmann, Niklas
  • Bryan R. Wilson: hommage au spécialiste des sectes de terrain protestant.
    Séguy, Jean (2006)
    Social Compass 53:2: 133-139.

    Associated Search Terms: Sect; Wilson, Bryan R.
  • Bryan Wilson's Contributions to the Study of Secularization.
    Dobbelaere, Karel (2006)
    Social Compass 53:2: 141-146.

    Associated Search Terms: Wilson, Bryan R.; Secularization
  • Bryan Wilson's Contribution to the Study of the New Religious Movements.
    Barker, Eileen (2006)
    Social Compass 53:2: 147-153.

    Associated Search Terms: Wilson, Bryan R.; New religions
  • Secularization: The Trend from the Comics.
    Heeren, John W., and Donald B. Lindsey (1997)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 8: 193-211.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Parsons, Talcott; Wilson, Bryan R.; Berger, Peter L.; Content analysis; Media
  • The Secularization Paradigm: A Systematization.
    Tschannen, Olivier (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:4: 395-415.

    Reviews literature on secularization; shows differentiation, rationalization, & worldliness included in all paradigms; others: autonomization, privatization, generalization, pluralism, world view decline.

    Associated Search Terms: Berger, Peter L.; Secularization; Wilson, Bryan R.; Privatization; Luckmann, Thomas; Pluralism; Differentiation; Fenn, Richard K.; Bellah, Robert N.; Parsons, Talcott; Rationalization; Martin, David A.
  • Religion and Advanced Industrial Society.
    Beckford, James A. (1989)
    London: Unwin Hyman.

    Critique of the presuppositions of the sociology of religion that are predicated on industrial, not advanced industrial, society.

    Associated Search Terms: Gramsci, Antonio; Parsons, Talcott; Luhmann, Niklas; Bell, Daniel; Berger, Peter L.; Luckmann, Thomas; Foucault, Michel; Troeltsch, Ernst; Robertson, Roland; Privatization; Fenn, Richard K.; Weber, Max; Durkheim, Émile; Marxian; Wilson, Bryan R.; Differentiation; Marxism; Rationalization; Systems theory; Functionalism; Economic; World system; Secularization; Bellah, Robert N.
  • Analyzing Religious Sects: An Empirical Examination of Wilson's Sect Typology.
    Welch, Michael R. (1977)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 16:2: 125-141.

    Develops an empirical typology from information on 21 U.S. Protestant sects; compares it with the typology of Bryan R. Wilson.

    Associated Search Terms: Wilson, Bryan R.; Typology; Sect
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