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  • Mundane Materialism. Economic Survival and Theological Evolution within Jesus Movement Groups.
    Stewart, David Tabb, and James T. Richardson (2004)
    In James T. Richardson (ed.), Regulating Religion. Case Studies from Around the Globe. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum, pp. 491-505. [Also in Journal of the American Academy of Religion 67:4 (1999)].

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus People; Economic; Theology; Jesus movement
  • Marriage, Ideology, and Commitment: Negotiating Ideological Change in a Jesus People Communal Movement.
    Isaacson, Lynne M. (1997)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 8: 141-162.

    Based on interviews with ex-members of Shiloh (known as "Christ Communal Organization" in sociological literature of its time).

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; Marriage; Shiloh Youth Revival Movement; Jesus movement; Jesus People
  • Rule Making and Rule Breaking in a Jesus Community.
    Isaacson, Lynne M. (1995)
    In Mary Jo Neitz and Marion S. Goldman (eds.), Sex, Lies and Sanctity: Religion and Deviance in Contemporary North America. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 181-201.

    The loosening of internal rules undermined the commune's boundaries & ultimately its existence; based on interviews with former members.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexuality; Commune; Jesus movement; Deviance/social control; Shiloh Youth Revival Movement; Accommodation; Boundary maintenance; Jesus People
  • Croissance, Développement et Fin d'une Secte Conversioniste: Les Jesus People de Milwaukee.
    Jacobson, Cardell K., and Thomas J. Pilarzyk (1974)
    Social Compass 21:3: 255-268.

    The sect failed to routinize the affective & instrumental roles of its charismatic leader or to socialize its converts because of eagerness to expand.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Routinization; Jesus movement; Jesus People; United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee
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