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  • The emerging church movement: A sociological assessment.
    Ganiel, Gladys, and Gerardo Marti (2015)
    Currents in Theology and Mission 42:2: 105-112.

    Associated Search Terms: Emerging church
  • Emergent church practices in America: Inclusion and deliberation in American congregations.
    Burge, Ryan P., and Paul A. Djupe (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:1: 1-23.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from American Protestant clergy. About 7% self-identify as "emergent church" clergy; they tend to be inclusive, non-dogmatic, & committed to discussion.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Emerging church
  • Disengaged and indistinct: The subcultural identity of the Emerging Church movement.
    Wollschleger, Jason (2015)
    Social Compass 62:1: 105-121.

    Based on 2009-2010 field work in an Emerging Church congregation in Seattle, Washington. The Emerging Church was disengaged from the issues of the day but not particularly distinct from the dominant religious culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Participant observation; Emerging church; United States, Washington, Seattle; Congregation
  • The Deconstructed Church: Understanding Emerging Christianity.
    Marti, Gerardo, and Gladys Ganiel (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Emerging church
  • Northern Ireland, America and the Emerging Church Movement: Exploring the significance of Peter Rollins and the Ikon Collective.
    Ganiel, Gladys, and Gerardo Marti (2014)
    Journal for the Irish Association for the Academic Study of Religion 1:1: 26-47.

    Associated Search Terms: Emerging church; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; United States; Art; Music
  • Truly inclusive or uniformly liberal? An analysis of the politics of the Emerging Church.
    Burge, Ryan P., and Paul A. Djupe (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 636-651.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from Protestant clergy; Emergent Church clergy are politically more liberal than others.

    Associated Search Terms: Emerging church; Conservative/liberal; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Clergy
  • Off the Map? Locating the Emerging Church: A Comparative Case Study of Congregations in the Pacific Northwest.
    Wollschleger, Jason (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:1: 69-91.

    Based on participant observation, interviews, & primary sources in 4 Seattle congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; United States, Washington, Seattle; Emerging church; Youth
  • The Emerging Church: Religion at the Margins.
    Packard, Josh (2012)
    Boulder, Colorado: First Forum Press.

    Based on observation and surveys of emerging churches across the US. Uses organizational theory to describe an absence of institutionalism as an advantage in an age of fluid lives.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Organizational culture; Institution; Extended case method; Post-modern; Emerging church
  • Resisting institutionalization: Religious professionals in the emerging church.
    Packard, Josh (2011)
    Sociological Inquiry 81:1: 3-33.

    Associated Search Terms: Institutionalization; Emerging church; Clergy role
  • Evangelical Journeys: Choice and Change in a Northern Irish Religious Subculture.
    Mitchell, Claire, and Gladys Ganiel (2011)
    Dublin: University College Dublin Press.

    Analysis of religious change throughout the lifecourse. Based on 95 interviews with current or former Northern Irish Evangelicals.

    Associated Search Terms: Everyday life; Atheist, Great Britain; Emerging church; Life course; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Evangelical, Great Britain; Life histories
  • Emerging Evangelicals: Faith, Modernity, and the Desire for Authenticity.
    Bielo, James S. (2011)
    New York: New York University Press.

    2007-10 ethnography of progressive (on some issues) & anti-materialist Evangelicals in Lansing, Michigan and southwestern Ohio.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; United States, Ohio, Cincinnati; Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States, Ohio, Dayton; United States, Michigan, Lansing; Emerging church
  • Emerging Faith Boundaries: Bridge-Building, Inclusion, and the Emerging Church Movement in America.
    Chia, Lloyd (2010)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Universityof Missouri.

    Associated Search Terms: Emerging church
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