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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Religion, Community, and Education

Sanjeer Alam.

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Sociology of Religion. 258 pages.

The debate over educational disparities across religious communities in India, especially those concerning the Muslims, is as old as the history of the modern education system in the...

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Faith, multiculturalism and community cohesion: a policy conversation

Maqsood Ahmed, Ted Cantle and Dilwar Hussain.

Edited by Vivien Lowndes.

in Faith in the public realm

January 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Religion. 8067 words.

This chapter presents a ‘policy conversation’ between three leading practitioners who are active in civil society and governance. The conversation of Maqsood Ahmed, Ted Cantle and Dilwar...

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Understanding religious minority communities as civil society actors

Annette Leis-Peters.

in Religion and Welfare in Europe

September 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Religion. 8149 words.

This chapter argues that research in the field of religious minorities needs to move away from the perspective of the majority society in favour of a civil society approach in which the...

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Convictional communities

Samuel Thomas.

in Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

October 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Religion. 10064 words.

In the context of the UK, this chapter examines research data that examines Christian-faith practices in socio-economically deprived areas. An example is choosing to live among the excluded...

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Defining Spiritual Growth: Congregations, Community, and Connectedness*

Sally K. Gallagher and Chelsea Newton.

in Sociology of Religion

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Sociology of Religion. 13950 words.

This article explores the concepts, means, and objectives of spiritual growth across four strands of Christianity. Based on focus group interviews and congregational observations within...

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Mosque Communities and Muslim Organisations in Dublin and Other Cities

Adil Hussain Khan, Oliver Scharbrodt and Tuula Sakaranaho.

in Muslims in Ireland

April 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Religion. 10345 words.

This chapter introduces various mosques associations for groups such as the Twelver Shiis, Ismailis, Ahmadis, Barelvis and different national and ethnic groups as well as individual...

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A community of communities: privileging religion

Naaz Rashid.

in Veiled Threats

May 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Religion. 10853 words.

This chapter develops the theme of ‘cultural barriers’. It analyses research participants’ views regarding religion as both a source of disadvantage as well as potential source of...

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Immigration, Community Formation, Political Incorporation, and Why Religion Matters: Migration and Settlement Patterns of the Indian Diaspora

Prema Kurien.

in Sociology of Religion

December 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Sociology of Religion; Religion. 5177 words.

Because of the secularity of sociology, religion remains a relatively marginal field of study and the insights of the sociology of religion are generally ignored or overlooked within other...

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How Monochromatic is Church Membership? Racial-Ethnic Diversity in Religious Community

Kevin D. Dougherty.

in Sociology of Religion

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Sociology of Religion. 0 words.

It is a common conception that the church is among the most segregated of American institutions, yet there is little research to identify the extent of racial-ethnic homogeneity or to...

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Deep Structure in Community Cultures: The Revival of Religious Orders in Roman Catholicism

Patricia Wittberg.

in Sociology of Religion

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Sociology of Religion. 0 words.

Recent research in organizational culture has emphasized in-depth analyses of the underlying processes of cultural “sensemaking” and, especially, of the influence of an organization's...

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‘Leadership’ or ‘Dialogue’? Women, Authority and Religious Change in a Netherlands Community

Tony Watling.

in Sociology of Religion

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Sociology of Religion. 0 words.

This article is concerned with religion and gender in the Netherlands, in particular the growing involvement and importance of women. Employing a comparative, qualitative analysis of...

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Structural Obstacles to Grassroots Pastoral Practice: The Case of a Base Community in Urban Brazil*

Manuel A. Vásquez.

in Sociology of Religion

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Sociology of Religion. 0 words.

Base Christian Communities (CEBs) represented a key element in progressive Catholicism in Latin America, particularly in Brazil where they attained a high level of development. This article...

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The Hidden Sphere of Religious Searches in the Soviet Union: Independent Religious Communities in Leningrad from the 1960s to the 1970s

Olga Tchepournaya.

in Sociology of Religion

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Sociology of Religion. 0 words.

This study deals with the independent religious communities that began their activity with the liberal reforms and antireligious policy of Nikita Khrushchev. The paper confines itself to...

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Religiosity, Marijuana Use, and Binge Drinking: A Test of the Moral Community Hypothesis

Craig J Rivera, Timothy R Lauger and Michael A Cretacci.

in Sociology of Religion

July 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Social Research and Statistics; Sociology of Religion. 9487 words.

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We use data from Wave 3 of the National Study of Youth and Religion (NSYR), a nationally representative study of adolescents and emerging adults, to...

Building Strong Church Communities: A Sociological Overview

Sam Reimer.

in Sociology of Religion

December 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Sociology of Religion; Religion. 603 words.

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Media and Ritual: Death, Community and Everyday Life

Kathleen Garces-Foley.

in Sociology of Religion

June 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Sociology of Religion. 758 words.

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Faith, Family, and Filipino American Community Life

Theresa C. Suarez.

in Sociology of Religion

June 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Sociology of Religion. 772 words.

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Making the Sacred Safe: Woman Abuse and Communities of Faith

Nancy Nason-Clark.

in Sociology of Religion

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Sociology of Religion. 0 words.

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“The Great Reversal”: Selves, Communities, and the Global System*

John H. Simpson.

in Sociology of Religion

January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Sociology of Religion. 0 words.

Most sociological perspectives on globalization attribute the contemporary apprehended oneness of the world to the spread of rationalized economic, political, and cultural systems and the...

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Salvation, Redemption, and Community: Reflections on the Aesthetic Cosmos

Roger O'Toole.

in Sociology of Religion

January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Sociology of Religion. 0 words.

This article suggests that enhanced understanding of religion may result from an incursion into the realm of aesthetics. Beginning with Weber's brief and fragmentary allusion to art as an...

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