Religion in the Context of Post-Soviet Space: Searching of an Explanatory Models.

Authors

  • D. V. Myronovych Donetsk State University of Management

Keywords:

religious involvement, religiosity, sociology of religion, catholicism, orthodoxy, religious tradition, comparative studies

Abstract

This article consider the possibility to test the existing theories and the search for new conceptual solutions, inability (or poor ability) of measuring instruments to capture the specific sociocultural features in the study of religious phenomen.

References

1. Willaime J.-P. (2006), Europe and religion. The stakes of the XXI century, Kyiv : Spirit and Liter, 331 p.
2. Berger, P. (2003), The church is like an entrepreneur. Society in the era of pluralism requires a new strategy, http://religion.ng.ru/people/2003-08-06/7_strategy.html
3. Davie, G. (2004), New Approaches in the Sociology of Religion: A Western Perspective Berger, Social Compass, No.1, Vol. 51, Pp. 73–84.
4. Berger, P. L., Fletcher, P., Kawanami, H., Smith, D, Woodhead, L. (2003), Secularization and de-secularization. Religions in the Modern World: Traditions and Transformations, London : Routledge, Pp. 291–297.
5. Casanova, J. (1994), Religions in the modern world, Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 13 p.
6. Luckman, T. (1967), The Invisible Religion: The Problem of Religion in the Modern Society, NY : Macmillan.
7. Kaaryainen, K., Furman, D. (2007), “Religiousness in Russia at the turn of the 20th-21st centuries”, Social sciences and modernity, P. 108.
8. Mchedlov, M. P. (2008), “General issues of religious identity. To the statement of the problem, the conditions for its objective analysis”, Religion in the self-consciousness of the people (a religious factor in identification processes), Moscow : Institute of Sociology RAS, Pp. 13–33.
9. Parashchevin, M. (2009), Religion and Religion in Ukraine, ed. by Makeieva, S.,
Ivashchenko, O., Kyiv : NAS of Ukraine, Instute of Sociology, 68 p.
10. Synelyna, Yu. Yu. (2008), “Interrelation of religious and political orientations of Orthodox Russians”, Religion in the self-awareness of the people (the religious factor in identification processes), Moscow : Institute of Sociology RAS, Pp. 135–158.
11. Yelenskyi, V. (2002), Religion after Communism (Religious and Social Changes in the Transformation of Central and Eastern European Societies), Kyiv : Scientific Thought, 242 p.
12. Karhyna, Y. H. (2003), “Self-identification of believers: religious motivation”, Sociological researches, No 1, Pp. 18–28.
13. Davie, G. (2000), Religion in Modern Europe. A Memory Mutates, Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press.
14. Hlok, Ch. (1996), The individual and his religion, Religion and Society: textbook on the sociology of religion, Moscow : Aspect Press Publischer, Pp. 334–339.
15. Olport, H. (2002), Formation of personality, Selected works, ed. by Leontev, D. O., Moscow : Meaning, 382 p.
16. Faulkner, J. E., de Jong, G. F. (1996), Religiosity in 5-D: An Empirical Analysis, Social Forces, No. 2, Vol. 45, Pp. 246–254.
17. Tomka, M. (2006), Is Conventional Sociology of Religion Able to Deal with Differences between Eastern and Western European Developments?, Social compass, No. 2, Vol. 53, Pp. 251–265.
18. Pollack, D. (2008), Religious change in Europe: theoretical considerations and empirical findings, Religion and Democracy in Contemporary Europe, London, 90 p.
19. European Social Survey, http://www.europeansocialsurvey.org
20. Religion and secular state. The principle of laicite in the world and Eurasia,ed.by Russele, K., Ahadzhanian, O., Moscow : Franco-Russian Center for Humanitarian and Social Sciences in Moscow, Pp. 217–241.
21. Willaime, J.-P. (2006), «Religion in Ultramodernity», in Theorising Religion, Classical and Contemporary Debates, ed. by James A. Beckford, John Walliss, Publishen : Aldershot, Ashgate, Pp. 77–89.

Published

2018-03-25

Issue

Section

Methodology of social researches