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  • Understanding Personal Change in a Women's Faith-Based Transition Center.
    Kerley, Kent R., Heith Copes, Alana J. Linn, Lauren Eason, Minh H. Nguyen, and Ariana Mishay Stone (2011)
    Religions 2:2: 184-197.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Coping; Half-way house
  • The Protestant House Church and Its Poverty of Rights in China.
    Hong, Zhaohui (2011)
    In Patrick Michel and Enzo Pace (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Volume 2: Religion and Politics. Leiden: Brill, pp. 160-176.

    Describes the legal dilemmas of unofficial Protestant churches in China, termed a "poverty of rights."

    Associated Search Terms: China; Freedom; House church; Protestant, China; State
  • God and Government in the Ghetto. The Politics of Church-State Collaboration in Black America.
    Owens, Michael Leo (2007)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Examines the decisions of African American pastors in New York City to collaborate with government; sees this as political activism.

    Associated Search Terms: Social services; Clergy; Urban; Housing; African Americans; United States, New York, New York; Politics, U.S.A.; Activism
  • The House of Netjer: A new religious community online.
    Krogh, Marilyn C., and Brooke Ashley Pillifant (2004)
    In Lorne L. Dawson and Douglas E. Cowan (eds.) Religion Online: Finding Faith on the Internet. New York: Routledge, pp. 205-219.

    Associated Search Terms: House of Netjer; Internet
  • A 'Solid Majority' of American Catholics Supports Conscience, Lay Role in Decisions.
    D'Antonio, William V., and Dean Hoge (1998)
    National Catholic Reporter 34:38 (Sept. 4), 7-8.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Moral; Laity; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; House church
  • Religious Innovation in the Mainline Church. House Churches, Home Cells, and Small Groups.
    Wright, Stuart A. (1995)
    In Nancy T. Ammerman and Wade Clark Roof (eds.) Work, Family, and Religion in Contemporary Society. New York: Routledge, pp. 261-281.

    Based on 1983-86 field work & a '87 U.S. survey; sees the house churches effecting de-differentiation, countering postmodern compartmentalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Post-modern; Differentiation; House church; Innovation
  • Being Known: Mutual Surveillance in the House Group.
    Walter, Anthony (Tony) (1995)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 40/89: 113-126.

    Sees the practice of mutual surveillance in some Christian charismatic house churches as an aspect of the quest for community.

    Associated Search Terms: Sect; Surveillance, mutual; Pentecostal, neo; House church
  • Small Faith Communities in the Roman Catholic Church. New Approaches to Religion, Work, and Family.
    D'Antonio, William V. (1995)
    In Nancy T. Ammerman and Wade Clark Roof 9eds.), Work, Family, and Religion in Contemporary Society. New York: Routledge, pp. 237-259.

    Associated Search Terms: House church; Base communities; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Emerging Network: A Sociology of the New Age and Neo-Pagan Movements.
    York, Michael (1995)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowan & Littlefield.

    Reviews the literature on new age & neopagan phenomena. Descriptive survey data from groups in London. Reviews typologies (church, sect, etc.) , assessing the usefulness of various approaches for the study of new age & neopagan phenomena. "Network" works.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, London; House of the Goddess; New age; St. Jamesī Alternatives; Participant observation; Typology; Neopagan; Network; New religions
  • The Social Setting of the Ministry as Reflected in the Writings of Hermas, Clement, and Ignatius.
    Maier, Harry O. (1991)
    Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

    Examines evidence from Shepherd of Hermas, 1 Clement, & letters of Ignatius of Antioch, to trace the impact of the household form of organization on forms of early Christian leadership.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; House church; Early Christian
  • Home Cell Groups and House Churches: Emerging Alternatives for the Urban Church.
    Hadaway, Christopher Kirk, Francis M. DuBose, and Stuart A. Wright (1987)
    Nashville: Broadman.

    Associated Search Terms: House church; Group
  • Restoring the Kingdom: The Radical Christianity of the House Church Movement.
    Walker, Andrew G. (1985)
    London: Hodder & Stoughton.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Great Britain; House church; Great Britain
  • Social Aspects of Early Christianity.
    Malherbe, Abraham J. (1977)
    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. [2nd enlarged edition. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1983]

    Only the Second Edition take up the topic of hospitality.

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; House church; Hospitality; Literature; Stratification
  • The United House of Prayer for All People: A Case Study of a Charismatic Sect.
    Whiting, Albert N. (1952)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, American University.

    Associated Search Terms: United House of Prayer for All People; African Argentinians; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Bishop Grace
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