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  • Ego-Affirming Evangelicalism: How a Hollywood Church Appropriates Religion for Workers in the Creative Class.
    Marti, Gerardo (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:1: 52-75.

    Participant observation & interview study of a Hollywood Evangelical congregation that caters to workers in the entertainment industry. Notes a theme of religiously endorsed ambition.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Entertainer; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Parish; United States, California, Los Angeles
  • Hollywood Faith: Holiness, Prosperity, and Ambition in a Los Angeles Church.
    Marti, Gerardo (2008)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Based on ethnographic field work & interviews; studies a multiracial congregation that appealed to individualists struggling in the entertainment industry.

    Associated Search Terms: Diversity; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Occupation; Parish; Race; Media; Individualism; Entertainer; Participant observation; United States, California, Los Angeles; Durkheim, Émile; Charismatic, U.S.A.
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