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  • Every Time I Feel the Spirit: Religious Experience and Ritual in an African American Church.
    Nelson, Timothy J. (2005)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: African Methodist Episcopal Church; African Americans; Parish; Participant observation; United States, South Carolina, Charleston
  • Black Clergy in the 2000 Election.
    McDaniel, Eric L. (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:4: 533-546.

    Analyzes 2001 questionnaire data from A.M.E. & C.O.G.I.C. clergy. Education & political interest predicted political involvement.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Activism; Politics, U.S.A.; African Americans; Church of God in Christ, U.S.A.; African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Engendering Church: Women, Power, and the AME Church.
    Dodson, Jualynne E. (2002)
    New York: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; African Methodist Episcopal Church; Women
  • He Made a Way Out of No Way: Religious Experience in an African-American Congregation.
    Nelson, Timothy J. (1997)
    Review of Religious Research 39:1: 5-26.

    Based on 1991-92 field work in Charleston, South Carolina.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Parish; United States, South Carolina, Charleston; Class; African Methodist Episcopal Church; Participant observation; Experience
  • The Church and the Street. Race, Class, and Congregation.
    Nelson, Timothy J. (1997)
    In Penny Edgell Becker and Nancy L. Eiesland (eds.) Contemporary American Religion. An Ethnographic Reader. Walnut Creek, California: Alta Mira, pp. 169-190.

    1991-92 participant observation study of a congregation in a low income section of Charleston.

    Associated Search Terms: African Methodist Episcopal Church; United States, South Carolina, Charleston; African Americans; Parish; Stratification; Participant observation
  • Sacrifice of Praise: Emotion and Collective Participation in an African-American Worship Service.
    Nelson, Timothy J. (1996)
    Sociology of Religion 57:4: 379-396.

    Based on 1991-92 ethnographic data from an A.M.E. church in Charleston, South Carolina; explores "feeling rules" in emotional worship.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, South Carolina, Charleston; Experience; African Methodist Episcopal Church; Parish; African Americans; Emotion; Participant observation; Ritual; Definition of the situation
  • 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)
  • Our own Vine and Fig Tree; The Authority of History and Kinship in Mother Bethel.
    Beck, Carolyn S. (1988)
    Review of Religious Research 29:4: 369-384.

    Ethnography of Mother Bethel, in Philadelphia.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Participant observation; African Americans; African Methodist Episcopal Church; Parish
  • The Black Church in Urban America: An Exploration in Cincinnati.
    Augman, Jr., William Joseph (1984)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Drew University. [DA 44:11 A, p. 3410]

    Examination of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Cincinnati, using statistics, archival material, & interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; United States, Ohio, Cincinnati; African Methodist Episcopal Church; African Americans
  • Worship and Freedom. A Black American Church in Zambia.
    Johnson, Walton R. (1978)
    New York: Holmes & Meier.

    Associated Search Terms: African Methodist Episcopal Church, Zambia; Zambia
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