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Authors: Vávra, Martin
The article deals with relationship of religiosity and psycho-social phenomena (powerlessness, normlessness, social isolation, self-estrangement and cultural estrangement) which are inhibiting factor in relation to quality of life of individuals. Theoretically...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
This study deals with the birth and the consequent development of the so-called Free Evangelical churches, primarily of the re-established Unity of the Brethren, the Free Reformed Church, the Adventist and Baptist churches in the Czech Lands at the end of the 19th century and in...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
Almost two decades have passed since the fall of the Communist regime and the religious and ecclesiastical history of the Czech Lands in the second half of the 20th century have not yet been adequately documented. Thus, the author reviewing Balík and Hanuš’s synth...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
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Authors: Vávra, Martin
This article deals with problems of religiosity research in sociology. First I concentrate on more general topics connected with religiosity research as is cross-country validity of survey instruments or relationship of theoretical concepts and empirical indicators in sociologica...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The paper analyses character and sources of contemporary best selling spiritual literature and its readership in the Czech Republic. It also provides a case study of a Prague spiritual bookshop and its comparison with five other Czech spiritual outlets and the outcomes of similar...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The author argues that funeral rituals providing in the Czech lands in the 18th and 19th centurie were closely connected with their social implications, which even included violent manifestations of personal confessionality. These processes have desappeared during the 19th centur...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
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Authors: Hamplová, Dana
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The review article that analyses three recent contributions to the sociology of religion written by European scholars and provides general overview on various versions of European scientific approaches towards religion, also in comparison with the state of the art of American soc...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The proceedings contains nine papers, that concern with the various issues of Czech and European popular culture of the early modern era. Papers by J. Horsky and D. Tinkova covers the issue theoreticaly, why those by Z. R. Nespor, I. Kusnirakova, H. Sobotkova, J. Wolf, I. Cermano...
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Authors: Hamplová, Dana
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
This study analyses the liquidation process of the German Protestant Church in Bohemia, Moravia and in Silesia, the fourth largest Czech church, in the era after World War II. The analysis examines the fates of the religious buildings of the church. Research was based on newly di...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The author analyses two different traditions of Czech sociology of religion in the pre-WWII times, the äprofane' sociology of religions flunder by T. G. Masaryk, and Catholic religious sociology. He tries to re-think their legacies and their theoretical backgrounds that are s...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The author discusses the presence of an important theological issue of the 18th and 19th centuries in heterodox popular religious movement on the borders between Bohemia and Moravia. Mutually, he pays attention to the religious kmovements itself and the contemporary state of its...

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