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  • Becoming a God hunter towards conversion in a Brooklyn tongue-speaking church.
    Marina, Peter J. (2016)
    Social Compass 63:1: 76-92.

    Based on participant observation in an Afro-Caribbean Pentecostal church in Brooklyn. The series of sequential steps in entering into the religious search have a long & complex story for the individuals, not a mere crisis.

    Associated Search Terms: Narrative; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; United States, New York, Brooklyn; Afro-Caribbean Americans; Participant observation; Conversion
  • À l’épreuve des certitudes: récits d’une sanctification locale (Ceará, Brésil).
    Clerc-Renaud, Agnès (2014)
    Social Compass 61:4:524-536.

    Narratives about experiences related to a local saint in Ceará State include miracles, which by their very nature combine socially certitude & doubt.

    Associated Search Terms: Narrative; Popular Catholicism; Saints; Doubt; Brazil, Ceará
  • Sacred Stories, Spiritual Tribes. Finding Religion in Everyday Life.
    Ammerman, Nancy T. (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press

    95 in-depth interviews in Boston & Atlanta, 2006, including life histories, & followed up with observation at worship & study groups. Disposable cameras were left with respondents for them to photograph significant places. Audio-diaries were collected.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Prayer; Practice; Narrative; Methods; Life histories; Everyday life; Discourse; Health; Family; Diaries; Spirituality; Lived religion; Visual
  • Constructing a Calling: The Case of Evangelical Christian International Students in the United States.
    Williams, Roman R. (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:2: 254-280.

    Based on 2007-09 interviews with 72 international students in Boston and 2 Chinese cities, with follow-ups using photographs of everyday settings made by the students themselves. The theme of callings recognized as God-given emerged.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical; Life histories; Visual; Calling; Students, foreign; Occupation; Narrative
  • Speaking of Methods: Eliciting Religious Narratives Through Interviews, Photos, and Oral Diaries.
    Ammerman, Nancy T., and Roman R. Williams (2012)
    In Luigi Berzano and Ole Preben Riis (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion 3. New Methods in the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 117-134.

    Emphasizes making respondents participants in the structuring of the content of interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Narrative; Everyday life; Methodology, interview
  • How Religious Content Matters in Conversion Narratives to Various Religious Groups.
    Jindra, Ines W. (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:3: 275-302.

    Based on 3 autobiographical narrative interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Case study; Narrative
  • Conversion narratives.
    Gooren, Henri (2010)
    In Allan Anderson, Michael Bergunder, Andre .F. Droogers, and Cornellis van der Laan (eds.) Studying global Pentecostalism: Theories and Methods. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 93-112.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Narrative
  • God's Global Professionals: International Students, Evangelical Christianity, and the Idea of the Calling.
    Williams, Roman R. (2010)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Boston University.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, foreign; Narrative; Identity; Vocation; Evangelical
  • At the Intersection of Faith and Life: A Narrative Approach to the Faith of Church Employees.
    Niemelä, Kati (2007)
    Social Compass 54:2: 187-200.

    Survey & interviews of Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland employees, including clergy. Content analysis of the in-depth interviews. Develops a typology of faith narratives.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth ministry; Deacon; Finland; Belief; Lutheran, Finland; Narrative; Clergy; Content analysis
  • Prophetic Politics. Christian Social Movements and American Democracy.
    Gutterman, David S. (2005)
    Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sojourners; Call to Renewal; Civil rights movement; Promise Keepers; Social movement; Narrative; Prophecy; King, Martin Luther; Revival; Politics, U.S.A.; Revivalism; Sunday, Billy
  • Congregations, narratives and identity: A Quaker case study.
    Collins, Peter (2004)
    In Mathew Guest, Karin Tusting, and Linda Woodhead (eds.) Congregtional Studies in the UK. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 99-112.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Quaker, Great Britain; Narrative; Great Britain; Congregation
  • Skirting the Instrumental Paradox: Intentional Belief through Narrative in Latin American Pentecostalism.
    Smilde, David (2003)
    Qualitative Sociology 26: 313-329.

    Associated Search Terms: Latin America; Pentecostal, Latin America; Belief; Narrative
  • 'Your Faith Has Made You Well': The Role of Storytelling in the Experience of Miraculous Healing.
    Singleton, Andrew (2001)
    Review of Religious Research 43:2: 121-138.

    Analyzes 49 narratives of healings interpreted as miracles, obtained in taped interviews with members of campus religious clubs at an Australian university.

    Associated Search Terms: Miracle; Students, undergraduate; Healing; Narrative; Australia
  • Narrative and Religious Experience.
    Yamane, David (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:2: 171-189.

    Religious experiences & subsequent verbal accounts of them are only loosely connected. "Data" on experiences need to be treated as narration.

    Associated Search Terms: Narrative; Phenomenology; Experience; Methodology
  • Telling Congregational Stories.
    Ammerman, Nancy T. (1994)
    Review of Religious Research 35:4: 289-301.

    Proposes focusing on the marginal rather than established narratives.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Secularization; Parish; Narrative
  • Religion and Narrative.
    Roof, Wade Clark (1993)
    Review of Religious Research 34:4: 297-310.

    Assesses the role of narrative in the scientific study of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Narrative
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