Professor Andrew Dawson

Professor of Modern Religion

Qualifications

DPhil, Oxford University, UK.

MA Social Science (Distinction), University of Liverpool, UK.

STM (First in year), Chicago Theological Seminary, USA.

BA Hons Theology & Religious Studies (First Class), University of Manchester, UK.

Possession & exorcism in Brazil
Dawson, A. 30/06/2015 In: Spirit Possession around the World. ABC-CLIO 4 p.
Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Santo Daime
Dawson, A. 30/06/2015 In: Spirit Possession around the World. ABC-CLIO 2 p.
Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Religião e as implicações teóricas da “modernidade globalizante”
Dawson, A. 1/12/2014 In: Civitas - Revista de Ciências Sociais. 40, 3, p. 403-418. 16 p.
Journal article

Religion, globalization and modernity: from macro-processes to micro-dynamics
Dawson, A. 12/2014 In: Estudos de Religião. 28, 2, p. 31-58. 28 p.
Journal article

La Religione in Vendita: Mercato e Religiosità Contemporanea
Dawson, A. 2014 In: Religioni e Economie. Milan : Mimesis p. 55-77. 23 p. ISBN: 8857520420, 9788857520421.
Chapter

Putting baby back in the bath: theorising modernity for the contemporary sociology of religion
Dawson, A. 2014 In: Sociological theory and the question of religion. London : Ashgate p. 151-179. 29 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Santo Daime: A New World Religion
Dawson, A. 28/03/2013 London : Bloomsbury. 240 p. ISBN: 144110299X, 9781441102997.
Book

Entangled Modernity and Commodified Religion: Alternative Spirituality and the ‘New Middle Class’
Dawson, A. 2013 In: Religion in Consumer Society. London : Ashgate p. 127-42. 16 p. ISBN: 9781409449782.
Chapter

Making matter matter: the Santo Daime ritual of Feitio
Dawson, A. 2013 In: Making spirits. London : I. B. Tauris p. 229-252. 24 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Spirit possession in a new religious context: the Umbandization of Santo Daime
Dawson, A. 05/2012 In: Nova Religio. 15, 4, p. 60-84. 25 p.
Journal article

Consuming the self: new spirituality as “mystified consumption”’
Dawson, A. 2012 In: Social Compass. 58, 3, p. 309-15. 7 p.
Journal article

Introduction : Possession and Invocation in Contemporary Context.
Dawson, A. 10/2011 In: Summoning the spirits : possession and invocation in contemporary religion. London : I. B. Tauris p. 1-22. 22 p. ISBN: 978-1848851627.
Chapter

Sociology of Religion
Dawson, A. 30/04/2011 London : SCM Press. 256 p. ISBN: 978-0334043362.
Book

Summoning the Spirits
Dawson, A. 03/2011 London : I. B. Tauris. 230 p. ISBN: 9781848851627.
Book

Base communities
Dawson, A. 2011 In: The Cambridge dictionary of Christian theology. Cambridge University Press
Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Religion in Latin America
Dawson, A. 2011 In: Encyclopedia of Global Religion. New York : Sage p. 688-696. 9 p. ISBN: 9780761927297.
Chapter

Spirit, self and society in the Brazilian new religion of Santo Daime
Dawson, A. 2011 In: Summoning the spirits. London : I. B. Tauris p. 143-161. 19 p. ISBN: 9781848851627.
Chapter

Positionality and role-identity in a new religious context : participant observation at Céu do Mapiá.
Dawson, A. 07/2010 In: Religion. 40, 3, p. 173-181. 9 p.
Journal article

Taking possession of Santo Daime : the growth of Umbanda within a Brazilian new religion.
Dawson, A. 24/03/2010 In: Spirit possession and trance : new interdisciplinary perspectives. London : Continuum p. 134-150. 17 p. ISBN: 978-0826435743.
Chapter

Preface
Dawson, A. 2010 In: Ayahuasca, ritual and religion in Brazil. London : Equinox ISBN: 9781845536794.
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Foreword
Dawson, A. 2009 In: Shamanic journeys through Daghestan. Winchester : O Books ISBN: 9781846942259.
Chapter

New era millenarianism in Brazil.
Dawson, A. 10/2008 In: Journal of Contemporary Religion. 23, 3, p. 269-283. 15 p.
Journal article

Latin America
Dawson, A. 2008 In: Fieldwork in Religion. 3, 2, 103 p.
Special issue

Religious identity & millenarian belief in Santo Daime.
Dawson, A. 2008 In: Religion and the Individual: Belief, Practice, Identity. Aldershot : Ashgate p. 183-195. 13 p. ISBN: 9780754661221.
Chapter

New Era ' New Religions: Religious Transformation in Contemporary Brazil.
Dawson, A. 2007 Ashgate Publishing Ltd. ISBN: 0-7546-5433-8.
Book

The origins and character of the base ecclesial community : a Brazilian perspective.
Dawson, A. 2007 In: A Cambridge Companion to Liberation Theology. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press p. 139-158. 20 p.
Chapter

A phenomenological study of the Gnostic Church of Brazil.
Dawson, A. 2006 In: Fieldwork in Religion. 2, 1, p. 27-48. 22 p.
Journal article

East is east, except when it's west: the Easternisation thesis and the Western habitus.
Dawson, A. 2006 In: Journal of Religion and Society. 8, 1
Journal article

The Gnostic Church of Brazil: Contemporary Neo-esotericism in Late-Modern Perspective.
Dawson, A. 01/2005 In: Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion. 1, 8, p. 1-28. 28 p.
Journal article

Mystical Experience as Universal Connectedness: Leonardo Boff's 'trans-cultural phenomenology'.
Dawson, A. 1/05/2004 In: Journal of Contemporary Religion. 19, 2, p. 155-169. 15 p.
Journal article

South American indigenous religions.
Dawson, A. 2004 In: Introduction to world religions. New York : Augsburg Fortress Press p. 114-119. 6 p.
Chapter

Becoming personal : a liberationist perspective.
Dawson, A. 2003 In: Suffering Death and Identity. New York : Rodopi p. 181-192. 12 p.
Chapter

Candomble.
Dawson, A. 2003 In: New religions, a guide : new religious movements, sects & alternative spiritualities. New York : Oxford University Press p. 287-288. 2 p.
Chapter

Jesus in South American christianity.
Dawson, A. 2003 In: Jesus in history, culture and thought : an encyclopedia. London : ABC-CLIO
Chapter

The universal Christian Gnostic church.
Dawson, A. 2003 In: New religions, a guide : new religious movements, sects & alternative spiritualities. New York : Oxford University Press p. 345-346. 2 p.
Chapter

Umbanda.
Dawson, A. 2003 In: New religions, a guide : new religious movements, sects & alternative spiritualities. New York : Oxford University Press p. 294.
Chapter

A Very Brazilian Experience: The Base Education Movement, 1961-1967.
Dawson, A. 1/01/2002 In: History of Education. 31, 2, p. 185-194. 10 p.
Journal article

New World, New Politics, New Labour: third way revisionism and prophetic political theology.
Dawson, A. 2002 In: Political Theology. 3, 2, p. 157-177. 21 p.
Journal article

Theological reflection and sociological method.
Dawson, A. 1999 In: Sociology and Theology: Engaging The Curriculum. London : Cassell p. 63-71. 9 p.
Chapter

Difference and otherness : a non-western conversation.
Dawson, A. 07/1998 In: New Blackfriars. 79, 929/93, p. 318-328. 11 p.
Journal article

The Birth and Impact of the Base Ecclesial Community and Liberative Theological Discourse in Brazil.
Dawson, A. 1998 Lanham, Md. : International Scholars Publications. 293 p. ISBN: 1-57309-314-9.
Book