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  • 'Discerning the Spirit' in the Context of Racial Integrtion and Conflict in Two Assemblies of God Churches.
    Wright, Bonnie (2005)
    Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior 35:4: 413-435.

    Associated Search Terms: Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Glossolalia; Mobility (vertical); Race; African Americans; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Experiencing God: An Ethnography of Pentecostal Worship, Race, and Place.
    Wright, Bonnie (2003)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Wayne State University.

    Associated Search Terms: Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Participant observation; African Americans; Race; United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Denominations as Dual Structures: An Organizational Analysis.
    Chaves, Mark (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:2: 147-169. [Also in Nicholas J. Demerath III, Peter Dobkin Hall, Terry Schmitt, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.), Sacred Companies (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998), pp. 175-194.

    Sees American denominations as dual entities of religious authority & agency structures; cites cases & draws implications for internal conflict & schism, & for internal secularization.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Catholic, U.S.A.; American Lutheran Church; Assemblies of God; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; African Methodist Episcopal Church; United Methodist; Secularization; Episcopal; Conflict; Schism; Denomination (type)
  • Community of the Saved: An African Revivalist Church in the East Cape.
    Dubb, Allie A. (1976)
    Johannesurg:Witwatersrand University Press.

    Based on 1957-58 field work on an independent African Christian church in East London, South Africa; contains statistics & qualitative data.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa, East London; African Assembly of God
  • Religion and Social Control in a South African Township.
    Mayer, Philip (1971)
    In Herbert Adam (ed.) South Africa: Sociological Perspectives. London: Oxford University Press, pp. 177-196.

    Compares social control in the Assembly of God (locally termed "Bhenguist") & the non-Christian Xhosa South Africans.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa, East London; Assemblies of God, South Africa; Social control; Xhosa South Africans
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