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Edward Bailey (1997) Implicit Religion. Peeters

Edward Bailey (2010) Implicit Religion: An Introduction. Middlesex University press

Francis Stewart (2017) Punk Rock is my Religion: Straight Edge punk and hardcore ‘religion’. Routledge


These articles were presented at an Implicit Religion conference while in development.

Arya, Rina  (2011) The Sacred Made Real, London National Gallery. Implicit Religion Vol 14 No. 1

Barbre Morgan E. (2022) "Motherhood Enjambed: Birth Stories, Ritual, and Implicit Religion,"  Implicit Religion Revisited  Journal of Faith and Beliefs, Volume 43

Busto, Rudy V. (2014) Religion/Science/Fiction: Beyond the Final Frontier.  Implicit Religion, Vol 17 No. 4

Carrasco, Octavio (2022), "Restive spirits seeking release: the Implicit Religion of the Grateful Dead" Implicit Religion Revisited  Journal of Faith and Beliefs, Volume 43

Chatterjea, Ipsita (2022) "Religious vocation or ‘tender and gentle administration’: African Methodist Episcopalian Church women and in-group appropriation" Implicit Religion Revisited  Journal of Faith and Beliefs, Volume 43

de Groot, Kees  (2016) Tintin as a Catholic comic. How Catholic Values Went Underground. Implicit Religion Vol 19 No 3

DeYoung, Mark  (2014) Bigger Than Religion: Hip Hop’s Post-Modern Prophetic Challenge. Implicit Religion Vol 17 No. 1

González, George (2015) The Ritualization of Consumer Capitalism: Catherine Bell's Ritual Theory, Ritual Practice in the Age of Starbucks. Implicit Religion Vol 18 No 1

Manalang, Aprilfaye T (2016) Religion and the “Blessing” of American Citizenship: Political and Civic Implications for Post-1965 Filipino Immigrants. Implicit Religion Vol 19 No 2

Ménard, Guy. (2004). The Moods of Marianne: Of Hijabs, Nikes, Implicit Religion and Post-Modernity. Implicit Religion, 7(3), 246–255.

Obryk, Matylda Amat, (2022) "Affirmation, rejection and accommodation: three attitudes to the body (and the world) as implicit religion(s)" Implicit Religion Revisited  Journal of Faith and Beliefs, Volume 43

Park, Crystal L. (2011). Implicit Religion and the Meaning Making Model. Implicit Religion, 14(4), 405–419.

Spoilar, Lucy, (2022) "Learning from laughter: Implicit Religion, satire, and power in two British TV situation comedies" Implicit Religion Revisited  Journal of Faith and Beliefs, Volume 43

Stewart, Francis  (2016) This is [not] the A.L.F.?: Anarchism, punk rock and animal advocacy. Punk & Post-Punk, Volume 5, Number 3, September 2016, pp. 227-245

Stewart, Francis. and King, Christine  (2016) Blue suede shoes to Doc Marten boots: music, protest and implicit religion. Implicit Religion, 19 (1). pp. 95-118.

Stewart, Francis  (2020) Implicit Religion: A New Approach to the Study of Religion?, Challenging Religious Issues, Issue 16, Spring 2020: 22-27.

Stewart, Francis  (2022) "Changing voices: the changing discourse of ‘religion’ and ‘implicit religious’ language" Implicit Religion Revisited  Journal of Faith and Beliefs, Volume 43

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