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  • Speaking in Tongues: A Dialectic of Faith and Practice.
    Wright, Bonnie, and Anne Warfield Rawls (2006)
    In Warren S. Goldstein (ed.) Marx, Critical Theory, and Religion. A Critique of Rational Choice. Leiden: Brill, pp. 249-284.

    Examines 4 instances of glossalalia, praise, & prophecy that were seen as disruptive & were not accepted, despite being consitent with belief.

    Associated Search Terms: Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Belief; Ethnomethodology; Participant observation; United States, Michigan, Detroit; Practice
  • Medjugorje's Living Icons: Making Spirit Matter (for Sociology).
    Berryman, Edward (2001)
    Social Compass 48:4: 593-610.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnomethodology; Marian; Medjugorje
  • Choosing Rationality.
    Beckford, James A. (2001)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 12: 1-22.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversation analysis; Social construction of reality; Ethnomethodology; Rational choice theory
  • How Prophecy Never Fails: Interpretive Reason in a Flying-Saucer Group.
    Tumminia, Diana G. (1998)
    Sociology of Religion 59:2: 157-170.

    Based on 1988-93 participant observation & other field data at the Unarius Academy of Science; portrays the logic by which Unarians deny disconfirmation of a prophecy.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnomethodology; UFO cult; Unarian; Disconfirmation
  • Dereification in Zen Buddhism.
    Moore, Robert J. (1995)
    Sociological Quarterly 36:4: 699-723.

    Conceptual analysis applied to Zen literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Reification; Meditation; Zen; Phenomenology; Ethnomethodology
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