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  • The Social Control of Religious Zeal: A Study of Organizational Contradictions.
    Miller, Jon (1994)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Studies how beliefs, class, & organization shaped the 1828-1918 African missions of the Missionary Evangelical Society, a Pietist group based in Basel, Switzerland.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Pietist; Missions; Ghana; Basel Mission; Authority; Organization; Clergy
  • Institutionalized Contradictions: Trouble in a Colonial Mission.
    Miller, Jon (1991)
    Organization Studies 12: 337-364.

    Interprets the beliefs, experiences, & interests in the Basel Mission in terms of contradictions among traditional, charismatic, & rational-legal procedures.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Basel Mission; Organization
  • Class Collaboration for the Sake of Religion: Elite Control and Social Mobility in a Nineteenth-century Colonial Mission.
    Miller, Jon (1990)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 29:1: 35-53.

    Examines the Basel Mission to the Gold Coast as a mechanism for the missionaries' upward mobility.

    Associated Search Terms: Basel Mission; Mobility (vertical); Missionary; Ghana
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