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  • Gypsy leadership, cohesion and social memory in the Evangelical Church of Philadelphia.
    Cantón-Delgado, Manuela (2017)
    Social Compass 64:1: 76-91.

    Based on 2009-15 fieldwork in Spain. Authority among Spanish Gypsy Pentecostals involves a shift of charisma from elders to young theologically educated pastors.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Philadelphia Church (Spanish Evangelical); Life histories; Charisma; Authority; Pentecostal, Spain; Gypsy, Spain; Calós (Spanish gypsy); Spain
  • "A man after God's own heart": Charisma, masculinity and leadership at a charismatic church in Brighton and Hove, UK.
    Wignall, Ross (2016)
    Religion 46:3: 389-411.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Charismatic, Great Britain; Masculinity ideology
  • "People forget he's human": Charismatic leaership in institutionalized religion.
    Corcoran, Katie E., and James K. Wellman, Jr. (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:4: 309-333.

    Based on focus group data from a megachurch sample, coded by unsolicited indicators of charisma & humanness perceived in senior pastors. Contrary to findings from new religious movements, ordinariness is an aspect of charisma, along with the extraordinary.

    Associated Search Terms: Focus group; Megachurch; Charisma; Content analysis
  • Mystical bodies/unruly bodies: Experience, empowerment and subjectification in Syrian Sufism.
    Pinto, Paulo G. (2016)
    Social Compass 63:2: 197-212.

    Ethnographic report of ritual body piercing in a ritual lodge of a Sufi community in northern Syria, which creates a variety of charisma. Based on 1999-2010 field work.

    Associated Search Terms: Syria, Afrin; Body; Charisma; Islam, Sufi, Syria; Ritual; Experience; Participant observation; Kurdish Syrians
  • Factors of Religious Violence and a Path to Peace: A Study of the 16th Century Anabaptists.
    McLaughlin, John M., III (2015)
    Unpublished M.S. Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California.

    Associated Search Terms: Isolation; Peace; Violence; Anabaptist; Charisma; Network; Historical
  • Being "one of them": Hierarchy and institutionalisation of charisma of an ethnic pastor in a Romani congregation.
    Ripka, Št?pán (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2: 147-158.

    Study of a religious leader who combined ethnic identity & religious charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Clergy; Romani; Czech Republic; Ethnic; Participant observation; Pentecostal, Czech Republic
  • Follower agency and charismatic mobilization in Falun Gong.
    Junker, Andrew (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:3: 418-441.

    Focuses on devotee agency rather than mere obedience in the charismatic situation in Falun Gong.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Falun Gong
  • Sharing charisma as a mode of Pentecostal expansion.
    Campos, Roberta Bivar C. (2014)
    Social Compass 61:3: 277-289.

    In Brazilian Pentecostalism, personal charisma institutionalizes into commodification, family names, and mimicry.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Charisma; Routinization; Pentecostal, Brazil
  • Becoming a God: Max Weber and the social construction of charisma.
    Joosse, Paul (2014)
    Journal of Classical Sociology 14:3: 266-283.

    Associated Search Terms: Social construction of reality; Weber, Max; Charisma
  • Religion and Power. No Logos without Mythos.
    Martin, David (2014)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    A collection of essays, having power & religion as a theme. Criticizes the privatization & rationalization versions of the secularization thesis. Focus on differentiation &the relationship of religion to power. Presupposes a functionalist definition of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Ukraine; Violence; Symbol; Spain; Secularization; Secularism; Rationalization; Privatization; Power; Politics; Poland; Definition of religion; Voluntarism; Charisma; Peace/war; Comparative; Differentiation; Great Britain; Great Britain, London; Identity, national; Individualism; Lithuania; Nationalism; Axial age
  • Charisma and founding fatherhood.
    Martin, David (2012)
    In Vivian Ibrahim and Margit Wunsch (eds.) Political Leadership, Nations and Charisma. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 40-51. Reprnted n David Martin, Religion and Poer. No Logos without Mythos. Burlngton, Vermont: Ashgate, 2014, pp. 113-138.

    Associated Search Terms: State formation; Charisma
  • Charisma, Status, and Gender in Groups with and without Gurus.
    Martin, John Levi, Tod van Gunten, and Benjamin D. Zablocki (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:1: 20-41.

    New religions with charismatic male leaders disempower other males & empower women on the margins, irrespective of whether the overt ideology says that should be the case. Analyzes data from 1970s data sets on urban communes.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Gender; Women; New religions; Power
  • Mysticism, charisma and religious leadership.
    Feldman, Anat (2012)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Mapping Religion and Spirituality in a Postsecular World. Religion and the Social Order 22. Leiden: Brill, pp. 85-97.

    Based on participant observation in the community of the charismatic mystical Jewish leader Yaakov Ifargan.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Participant observation; Leadership; Case study; Israel; Jewish, Israel
  • Le monachisme dans la sociologie de Max Weber et de Ernst Troeltsch.
    Turcotte, Paul-André, with Arthur Lambert (2012)
    Claretianum 52: 405-503.

    Synthesis of the treatment of orders/congregations in the writings of Max Weber & Ernst Troeltsch, followed by extracts from their wriitngs in German with French translations.

    Associated Search Terms: Rationalization; Weber, Max; Virtuoso; Troeltsch, Ernst; Orders/congregations; Charisma; Asceticism; Typology
  • The presentation of the charismatic self in everyday life: Reflections on a Canadian new religious movement.
    Joosse, Paul (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:2: 174-199.

    The everyday aspects of the daily life of John de Ruiter, guru of Oasis Edmonton, endanger his charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: Oasis Edmonton; Dramaturgy; Guru; Everyday life; Goffman, Erving; Participant observation; Weber, Max; New religions; Canada, Alberta, Edmonton; Charisma
  • Charisma in Conyers. A Journey from Visionary to Apparition Site to Church.
    Halter, Deborah (2011)
    Nova Religio 14:3:108-114.

    Account of the routinization of charisma in a Marian apparition episode in Conyers, Georgia.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Visions; Routinization; Marian; Charisma; United States, Georgia, Conyers
  • On the Inscrutability of the Ways of God: The Transnationalization of Pentecostalism on the West African Coast.
    Noret, Joël (2010)
    In Afe Adogame and James V. Spickard (eds.) Religion Crossing Boundaries. Transnational Religious and Social Dynamics in Africa and the New African Diaspora. Leiden: Brill, pp. 107-122.

    Institutionalized churches organize around offices, personalized ones around personal charisma. Transnational relationships among churches follow suit.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Foursquare Gospel, Nigeria; Nigeria; Institutionalization; Benin; Assemblies of God, Benin; Transnational; Ministère d'Evangéliisation et du Perfectionnement
  • Charisma and Compassion: Cheng Yen and the Buddhist Tzu Chi Movement.
    Huang, C. Julia (2009)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Tzu Chi; Participant observation; Charisma
  • Challenges to charismatic authority in the Unificationist Movement.
    Bromley, David G., and Rachel S. Bobbitt (2009)
    In James R. Lewis and Sarah M. Lewis (eds.) Sacred Schisms. How Religions Divide. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 129-146.

    Challenges to the original charismatic leadership of the Unification Church came from the inner-circle of the Rev. Moon's associates, from bureaucratic insurgencies, & grass roots rebellion.

    Associated Search Terms: Bureaucratic insurgency; Unification Church; Schism; Charisma; Leadership
  • So Close and Yet So Far Away. Comparing Civic Social Capital in Two Cuban Congregations.
    Mahler, Sarah J. (2009)
    In Alex Stepick, Terry Rey, and Sarah J. Mahler (eds.) Churches and Charity in the Immigrant City. Religion, Immigration, and Civic Engagement in Miami. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 41-71.

    Compares a Seventh-day Adventist & a Nazarene congregation in the Miami, Florida, area, one exemplifying bridging capital & the other bonding capital. Emphasis is placed on the responsiveness of congregants in enabling pastors' charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Nazarene, U.S.A.; Cuban Americans; Congregation; Civic engagement; Participant observation; Social capital; United States, Florida, Miami; Charisma; Activism; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • Refugee Catholicism in Little Haiti. Miami's Notre Dame d'Haiti Catholic Church.
    Rey, Terry, and Alex Stepick (2009)
    In Alex stepick, Terry Rey, and Sarah J. Mahler (eds.) Churches and Charity in the Immigrant City. Religion, Immigration, and Civic Engagement in Miami. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 72-91.

    Historical case study of a parish established for Haitians in Miami under the charisma of a priest; social services continued in routinized form under his successor. The Haitian immigrants came to Miami prepared by liberation theology for the founding pastor's charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Florida, Miami; Haitian Americans; Transnational; Social capital; Routinization; Migrant; Liberation theology; Civic engagement; Charisma; Catholic, U.S.A.; Historical; Activism
  • Suggestions for a Redefinition of Charisma.
    Feuchtwang, Stephan (2008)
    Nova Religio 12:2: 90-105.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma
  • Mapping Charisma among Chinese Religious Specialists.
    Goossaert, Vincent (2008)
    Nova Religio 12:2: 12-28.

    The authority of Chinese religious specialists is not based on charisma; charisma emerges when specialists transcends occupational & tradition-specific identities.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; China
  • Embodying Utopia. Charisma in the post-Mao Qigong Case.
    Palmer, David A. (2008)
    Nova Religio 12:2: 69-89.

    Associated Search Terms: Qigong; Charisma
  • Spirits and Letters: Reading, Writing, and Charisma in African Christianity.
    Kirsch, Thomas (2008)
    New York: Berghahn.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; African Christian
  • In Search of Charisma: The Falun Gong Diaspora.
    Ownby, David (2008)
    Nova Religio 12:2: 106-120.

    Focuses on migrant Falun Gong followers in North America.

    Associated Search Terms: Falun Gong; Charisma; Migrant
  • On the charisma, civility, and practical goodness of "modern" Christianity in post-Soviet Lithuania.
    Lankauskas, Gediminas (2008)
    Focaal 51: 93-112.

    Associated Search Terms: Lithuania; Charisma; Civility; Pentecostal, Lithuania
  • Expectation, Affection and Responsibility. The Charismatic Journey of a New Buddhist Group in Taiwan.
    Ji, Zhe (2008)
    Nova Religio 12:2: 48-68.

    Focuses on construction of the charisma of Li Yuansong, leader of the Modern Chan Society.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Taiwan; Taiwan; Charisma; Case study; Buddhist, Modern Chan Society
  • Gendered Charisma in the Buddhist Tzu Chi (Ciji) Movement.
    Huang, C. Julia (2008)
    Nova Religio 12:2: 29-47.

    Field study of a largely female lay Buddhist movement under a female monastic leadership.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Buddhist, Taiwan; Buddhist, Tzu Chi; Taiwan; Monasticism; Gender; Women
  • Salvation Goods, the Gift Economy and Charismatic Concern.
    Pace, Enzo (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 149-170.

    Salvation goods are governed not only by the exchange economy but also & moreso by the gift economy. Case studies from Brazil & Italy. The Catholic Charismatic case responded to an internal Church market; the Igreja Universal responded to an external one.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy; Comparative; Italy; Gift; Liminality; Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus; Pentecostal, Brazil; Communitas; Religious goods; Ritual; Charisma; Brazil; Market model
  • Extreme Messianism: The Chabad Movement and the Impass of Charisma.
    Pace, Enzo (2007)
    Horizontes antropologicos 27: 32-48.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Lubavitcher; Messian; Charisma
  • T.D. Jakes: America's New Preacher.
    Lee, Shayne (2007)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Case study; Charisma; Clergy
  • Psychopathologies and the Attribution of Charisma. A Critical Introduction to the Psychology of Charisma and the Explanation of Violence in New Religious Movements.
    Dawson, Lorne L. (2006)
    Nova religio 10:2: 3-78.

    Discusses the contributions & shortcomings of psychological explanations.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Violence; Charisma
  • Zeichen und Wunder. Über die Funktion der Selig- und Heiligsprechenungen in der katholischer Kirche.
    Bienfait, Agathe (2006)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 58:1: 1-22.

    The increased beatifications & canonizations of saints in Catholicism functions to bind office charisma to personal charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: Legitimation; Saints; Catholic; Charisma; Functionalism
  • Silence, Charisma, and Power: The Case of John de Ruiter.
    Joosse, Paul (2006)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 21(3): 355-371.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Charisma; Canada, Alberta, Edmonton; Oasis Edmonton
  • Salvation Goods, the Gift Economy and Charismatic Concern.
    Pace, Enzo (2006)
    Social Compass 53:1: 49-64.

    Critique of market theory; uses examples of self-produced religious performance.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Pentecostal, Catholic, Brazil; Charisma; Market model; Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus
  • Représentations Symboliques et Médiations Historiques dans le Christianisme: de F. Engels à E. Troeltsch.
    Turcotte, Paul-André (2006)
    In Paul-André Turcotte and Jean Remy (eds.) Médiations et compromis. Institutions religieuses et symboliques sociales. Contributions à une relecture des classiques de la sociologie. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 17-46.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Routinization; Troeltsch, Ernst; Compromise; Utopian; Dialectic; Engels, Frederick; Mediation; Weber, Max
  • Esserci anche dopo. Le trasformazioni del carisma mediatico.
    Guizzardi, Gustavo (2005)
    Religioni e società 53: 10-19.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Media
  • I ricostruttori della preghiera profonda.
    Palmisano, Stefania (2005)
    Rassegna italiani de sociologia 2005:4: 659-686.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Prayer
  • Max Weber's Charisma.
    Adair-Toteff, Christopher (2005)
    Journal of Classical Sociology 5:2: 189-204.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Charisma
  • Un carisma e I suoi seguaci:il cammino di "Communione e Liberazione."
    Bova, Vincenzo (2005)
    Religioni e società 52: 105-114.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Catholic, Comunione e Liberazione
  • Sacerdotes Midiáticos. O Candomblé, Discursos de Celebridade e a Legitimação da Autoridade Religiosa na Esfera Público Baiana.
    Van de Port, Mattijs (2005)
    Religião e sociedade 25:2: 32-61.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Bahia; Legitimation; Candomble; Charisma; Media
  • Bounded Choice: True Believer and Charismatic Cults.
    Lalich, Judith (2004)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Comparison of Heaven's Gate & the Democratic Workers Party; focuses on themes of charismatic leadership, belief, & control.

    Associated Search Terms: Sect; Heaven´s Gate; Social control; Charisma
  • La renaissance du Hassidisme de 1945 à nos jours.
    Gutwirth, Jacques (2004)
    Paris: Odille Jacob.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic, U.S.A.; United States; Charisma; Mysticism; Great Britain, London; Israel, Jerusalem; United States, New York, New York; Belgium, Antwerp; Jewish, Hasidic, Israel; Jewish, Hasidic, France; Jewish, Hasidic, Belgium
  • Charisma Reconsidered.
    Turner, Stephen P. (2003)
    Journal of Classical Sociology 3:1: 5-26.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma
  • Rastafari: From Outcasts to Culture Bearers.
    Edmonds, Ennis Barrington (2003)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Interprets the Rastafari movement in Jamaica using Weber's theory of charisma & routinization.

    Associated Search Terms: Jamaica; Charisma; Rastafarian, Jamaica; Routinization
  • Charisma Today.
    Borg, Meerten B. ter (2002)
    In Edward I. Bailey (ed.) The Secular Quest for Meaning in Life. Denton Papers in Implicit Religion. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 105-117.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma
  • Crises of Charismatic Legitimacy and Violent Behavior in New Religious Movements.
    Dawson, Lorne L. (2002)
    In David G. Bromley and J. Gordon Melton (eds.), Cults, Religion, and Violence. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 80-101.

    Conceptualization accompanied by examples.

    Associated Search Terms: Violence; Charisma; Legitimation; New religions
  • 'Power of Mysticism' and 'Mysticism of Power': Understanding the Sociopolitical History of a Neo-Hindu Movement.
    Squarcini, Federico (2002)
    Social Compass 49:3: 343-364.

    Traces the routinization of charisma after the death of the founder of ISKCON, Svami Bhaktivedanta.

    Associated Search Terms: Routinization; Hare Krishna; Habitus; Mysticism; Charisma
  • The Study of Resilience and Decay in Ulema Groups: Tunisia and Iran as an Example.
    Ghozzi, Kamel (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:3: 317-334.

    Argues that consensus, autonomy, & charisma are necessary for the resilience of ulema groups. Tunisia & Iran are used as examples, with the former lacking & the latter exhibiting resilience.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Iran; Ulama; Tunisia; Comparative; Islam, Tunisia; Islam, Iran; Consensus; Charisma; State
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