Southern Asia cluster: where the old meets the new?
- Introduction to Religious Studies in South Asia: The Dhaka Initiative. O'Connell, Joseph T. // Bangladesh e-Journal of Sociology;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p5
This special issue of the Bangladesh e-journal of Sociology is 'special' in that it is comprised not of sociological research articles as such but of presentations made in seminars on religion in Bengal sponsored by a pioneering initiative in comparative academic study of religion, the...
- The Wall that Never Was. Heclo, Hugh // Wilson Quarterly;Winter2003, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p68
Discusses the influence of religion in U.S. society. Views on religion during the 20th century; Secularism in the national culture; Developments in the relationship of religion and public policy.
- TÃœRKÄ°YE'DE GÃœNDELÄ°K HAYATIN TANZÄ°MÄ°NDE DÄ°N VE SEKÃœLERÄ°ZM. Çetin, Ensar // Itobiad: Journal of the Human & Social Science Researches;Apr/May2014, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p265
Everyday life in traditional Turkish society is experiencing neighborhoods. Traditional Ottoman neighborhoods experienced in everyday life have been shaped on the basis of religion. The traditional neighborhood life shaped by the influence of religion, human relationships, hotter, more intense...
- Religion and Empire: Belief and Identity among African Indians of Karnataka, South India. Obeng, Pashington // Journal of the American Academy of Religion;Mar2003, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p99
This article examines the identity formation and religious, cultural, and political contributions of African Indians (Habshis/Siddis) in the Indian subcontinent. It begins by providing a historical background of the shifting roles and alliances African Indians have forged as political and...
- Seeking the Christian Tutelage: Agency and Culture in Chinese Immigrants' Conversion to Christianity. Kwai Hang Ng // Sociology of Religion;Summer2002, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p195
This paper explores the social mechanism through which assimilation and ethnic identification can be conceptualized not as mutually exclusive, but instead as intimately involved. Based on an ethnographic study of a Chinese immigrant church, this study finds that aspects of Chinese culture,...
- FATEFUL ENCOUNTER? GERMAN SOCIOLOGY MEETS CULTURE. Müller, Hans-Peter // Swiss Journal of Sociology;1995, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p189
The article discusses German sociology in 20th century and suggests that it has circled back to a focus on culture. The author speculates why there is a returned interest in the sociology of culture in Germany. The author outlines the areas where culture studies is flourishing, including culture...
- Kurisumala: An Example of Inculturation. Veilleux, Armand // Cistercian Studies Quarterly;2005, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p279
Focuses on inculturation and adaptation. Monastic community of European style's introduction into its liturgy the music and symbols of the culture in which it finds itself makes it a community that has had the wisdom to adapt its liturgy to the local circumstances; Spiritual and theological...
- RELIGION, CULTURE AND SOCIETY: A READER IN THE SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION (Book). Dynes, Russell R. // Social Forces;Dec66, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p312
Reviews the book "Religion, Culture and Society: A Reader in the Sociology of Religion," edited by Louis Schneider.
- Religion and American popular culture: An introductory essay . Albanese, Catherine L. // Journal of the American Academy of Religion;Winter96, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p733
Presents an introductory essay on religion and the American popular culture. Origin of the word popular; Correlation of religion with popular culture; Charles H. Long's notions of popular religion; Definitions of popular religion; Mediums used in transmitting culture from one generation to another.