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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
  • Latino Pentecostals in America.
    Espinosa, Gastón (2014)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Latino Americans; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • The Shifting Religious Identity of Latinos in the United States.
    Pew Research Center (2014)
    Washington, D.C.: Pew Reserch Center.

    Largely 2013 descriptive statistics on a sample of Latino Americans, focusing on their religion & related attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Belief; Politics, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; Latino Americans; Ethnic; Denomination (organizational entity); Conversion; Charismatic, U.S.A.; Practice
  • God's Gangs. Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery.
    Flores, Edward Orozco (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    2008-09 participant observation & interview data show two urban street ministries facilitating a transition by young adult males from street life to conventional life, self-destructive masculine expression to family-centered masculine expression.

    Associated Search Terms: Gang; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Gender role; Latino Americans; Masculinity ideology; Participant observation; United States, California, Los Angeles; Body; Catholic, U.S.A.; Criminology; Life histories
  • Pentecostal affiliation.
    Garneau, Christopher R.H., and Philip Schwadel (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:2: 339-353.

    Analyzes 2007 U.S.A. telephone interview data; Pentecostals compared to other Evangelicals are less education, more likely to be biblical literalists, more likely to believe in miracles, more likely to want anti-abortion laws, more likely to oppose homosexuality & evolution, & more likely to have voted for George W. Bush in 2004.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Politics, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Miracle; Literalism; Homosexuality; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.
  • The Heart of Religion. Spiritual Empowerment, Benevolence, and the Experience of God's Love.
    Lee, Matthew T., Margaret M. Poloma, and Stephen G. Post (2013)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Interviews with 120 American Christian exemplars of benevolence; and a representative US survey. The reported experience of God's love correlated positively with acts of benevolence.

    Associated Search Terms: Consequential dimension; God, image of; Altruism; Prayer; Experience; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Virtuoso; United States
  • The Brazilianization of New York City: Brazilian immigrants and Evangelical churches in a pluralized urban landscape.
    Rodrigues, Donizete (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 120-141.

    Based on 2008 field work in Astoria, Queens, New York City.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Migrant; Ecology; Brazilian Americans; Urban
  • Getting the Holy Ghost. Urban Ethnography in a Brooklyn Pentecostal Tongue-Speaking Church.
    Marina, Peter (2013)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield/Lexington.

    Associated Search Terms: Glossolalia; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Participant observation; United States, New York, New York; Caribbean Americans; Conversion; Institutionalization
  • The Adaptability of Pentecostalism: The fit between Prosperity Theology and Globalized Individualization in a Los Angeles Church.
    Marti, Gerardo (2012)
    Pneuma. The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies 34:1: 5-25.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, U.S.A.; United States, California, Los Angeles; Individualism; Adaptation; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.
  • "I determine my harvest": Risky careers and spirit-guided prosperity in Los Angeles.
    Marti, Gerardo (2012)
    In Katherine Attanasi and Amos Yong (eds.) Pentecostalism and Prosperty: The Socio-Economics of Global Charismatic Movement. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 131-150.

    Associated Search Terms: Risk preference; United States, California, Los Angeles; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Occupation
  • Warrior chicks: Youtful aging in a postfeminist prosperity discourse.
    Jenkins, Kathleen E., and Gerardo Marti (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:2: 241-256.

    Based on ethnographic field work & review of ministry literature, Hollywood.

    Associated Search Terms: Feminism; Discourse; Gender; Participant observation; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; United States, California, Los Angeles; Age
  • Divine Callings: Understanding the Call to Ministry in Black Pentecostalism.
    Pitt, Richard N. (2012)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based on interviews with ministers & aspiring ministers of the Church of God in Christ; focuses on their sense of calling. Includes male clergy & female ministers. Many men never became pastors, despite ordination.

    Associated Search Terms: Dramaturgy; Clergy; Church of God in Christ, U.S.A.; African Americans; Vocation; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Gender
  • Bonding and bridging activities of U.S. Pentecostals.
    Dougherty, Kevin D., Fred J. DeJong, Rebecca L. Garofano, Jessika I. Jamir, Natalie J. Park, and Rebecca J. Timmermans (2011)
    Sociological Spectrum 31:3: 316-341.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Social capital
  • Religion and Infant Mortality in the U.S.: A Preliminary Study of Denominational Variations.
    Bartkowski, John P., Xiaohe Xu, and Ginny E. Garcia (2011)
    Religions 2:3: 264-276. www.mdpi.com/journal/religions

    U.S. county-level data show conservative Protestant & Catholic contexts are associated with lower infant morality rates, Pentecostal with higher.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Infant mortality; Catholic, U.S.A.; Conservative/liberal; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • The Assemblies of God: Godly Law and the Revitalization of American Pentecostalism.
    Poloma, Margaret M., and John C. Green (2010)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • Religious Involvement among Caribbean Blacks Residing in the United States.
    Taylor, Robert Joseph, Linda M. Chatters, Jacqueline S. Mattis, and Sean Joe (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 52:2: 125-145.

    Reports levels of religiosity for different Black Caribben nationalities and denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Caribbean Americans; Baptist, U.S.A.; Jamaican Americans; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Trinidadian Americans; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Haitian Americans; Religiosity
  • "I am somebody": Barrio Pentecostalism and gendered acculturation among Chicano ex-gang members.
    Flores, Edward Orozco (2009)
    Ethnic and Racia Studies 32:6: 996-1016.

    Associated Search Terms: Latino Americans; Gender role; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Gang
  • The bones restored to life. Dialogue and dissemination in the Vineyard's dialectic of text and presence.
    Bialecki, Jon (2009)
    In James S. Bielo (ed.) The Social Life of Scriptures. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Biblicism. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 136-156.

    In the Vineyard Church of Southern California, charism & scripture complement & control one another.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California; Vineyard Churches; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Dialectic
  • Catholic, Vodou, and Protestant. Being Haitian, becoming American--Religious Pluralism, Immigrant Incorporation, and Transnationalism.
    McAlister, Elizabeth, and Karen Richman (2009)
    In Richard Alba, Albert J. Raboteau, and Josh DeWind (eds.) Immigration and Religion in America. Comparative and Historical Perspectives. New York: New York University Press, pp. 319-352.

    Notes Catholic Church-based ministry to Haitian immigrants in New York, & transnational Voudou between Ti Rivyè & Palm Beach. Pentecostal conversion is often a breaking with the latter.

    Associated Search Terms: Voodoo, Haiti; Haitian Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Conversion; United States, New York, New York; Migrant; Pentecostal, Haiti; Transnational; Voodoo, U.S.A.; Haiti, Ti Rivyè; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; United States, Florida, Palm Beach
  • The Impact of Congregational Characteristics on Conflict-Related Exit.
    Chou, Hui-Tzu Grace (2008)
    Sociology of Religion 69:1: 93-108.

    Analyzes National Congregational study data; older leaders & racial & class homogeneity ae inversely related to conflixt-related exits, presence of the charismatic movement positively related to them.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, neo, U.S.A.; Parish; Conflict
  • Racially Diverse Congregations: Organizational Identity and the Accommodation of Differences.
    Dougherty, Kevin D., and Kimberly R. Huyser (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:1: 23-43.

    Based on 1998 National (U.S.A.) Congregations Study data. Diversity in leadership, charismatic worship, social involvement, greater size, recency of founding, & non-Protestant tradition predict degree of racial diversity.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Race; Leadership; Parish
  • Blood and Fire: Godly Love in a Pentecostal Emerging Church.
    Poloma, Margaret M., and Ralph W. Hood, Jr. (2008)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Participant observation; United States, Georgia, Atlanta
  • What Americans Really Believe.
    Stark, Rodney, et al. (2008)
    Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press.

    Based on the 2006 Baylor Survey on Religion.

    Associated Search Terms: New age; Catholic, U.S.A.; Foursquare Gospel; Jehovah´s Witness, U.S.A.; Media; Membership; United States; United Methodist, U.S.A.; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee); Assemblies of God, U.S.A.; Church of God in Christ, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Practice; Social capital; Southern Baptist; State; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Unitarian Universalist; Nazarene, U.S.A.; Experience; Mormon, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Proselytizing; Strictness; Women; Atheist, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Belief; United Church of Christ; Denomination (organizational entity); Disciples of Christ; Education; Contributions; Episcopal; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Communality; Megachurch
  • Notas sobre pentecostalismo y poder entre inmigrantes latinoamericanos en la ciudad de Newark.
    Maduro, Otto (2007)
    Horizontes Antropológicos 13/27: 13-35.

    Associated Search Terms: Latino Americans; Migrant; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; United States, New Jersey, Newark; Power
  • A Church of Our Own. Disestablishment and Diversity in American Religion.
    Warner, R. Stephen (2005)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    A collection of essays.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; United States; Pluralism; Music; Migrant; Assimilation; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Ambivalence; Herberg, Will; United States, California, Mendocino; Congregationalism; Rational choice theory; Syncretism; Mestizaje; Parish
  • Specifying the Impact of Conservative Protestantism on Educational Attainment.
    Beyerlein, Kraig (2004)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43:4: 505-518.

    Analyzes 2000 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; fundamentalists & Pentecostals are less educated than others. Evangelicals are not less educated.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; United States; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Changements Démographiques et Religieux Chez les Hispaniques des Etats-Unis.
    Espinosa, Gastón (2004)
    Social Compass 51:3: 303-320.

    Based on 1989-2002 survey of Latino Americans; finds most remaining Catholic, with significant growth of Pentecostals.

    Associated Search Terms: Denomination (organizational entity); Latino Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • Spreading the Word: Religious Beliefs and the Evolution of Immigrant Congregations.
    Stevens, W. David (2004)
    Sociology of Religion 65:2: 121-138.

    An orientation toward proselytizing can lead an ethnic church to adopt the language of the host society in its worship before generational tendencies toward assimilation do so.

    Associated Search Terms: Abundant Life Ministries Chicago; Proselytizing; Ethnic; Ghanaian Americans; Assimilation; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • Pentecostalism in Translation: Religion and the Production of Community in the Haitian Diaspora.
    Brodwin, Paul (2003)
    American Ethnologist 30:1: 85-101.

    Associated Search Terms: Haitian Americans; Migrant; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • Latino Churches. Faith, Family, and Ethnicity in the Second Generation.
    Crane, Ken R. (2003)
    New York: LFB Scholarly Publishers.

    Based on participant observation, focus groups, & interviews with 2nd generation Mexican American adolescents in southwestern Michigan and northern Indiana.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Transnational; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Mexican Americans; Migrant; Participant observation; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • 'Taking the World': Evangelism and Assimilation among Ghanaian Pentecostals in Chicago.
    Stevens, W. David (2003)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Northwestern University.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Abundant Life Ministries Chicago; Assimilation; Ghanaian Americans; Proselytizing; United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • The Santa Cena of the Luz del Mundo Church. A Case of Contemporary Transnationalism.
    Fortuny-Loret de Mola, Patricia (2002)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion Across Border. Transnational Immigrant Networks. Walnut Creek, California: Altamira, pp. 15-50.

    Based on 1999-2000 fieldwork in the U.S. & Mexico.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Latino Americans; Luz del Mundo; Transnational; Migrant; Pentecostal, Mexico; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; United States, Texas, Houston; Mexico
  • Against Culture: Development, Politics, and Religion in Indian Alaska.
    Dombrowski, Kirk (2001)
    Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

    Conversion to Pentecostalism by some Native Americans in Alaska led to conflict with those seeking to preserve their traditional culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Native Americans; United States, Alaska; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Alcohol; Conflict
  • St. Catherine's Catholic Church: One Church, Parallel Congregations.
    Sullivan, Kathleen (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 255-289.

    Account of a multi-ethnic, largely working class immigrant Catholic parish in Houston, founded 1969. Vietnamese members were developing their own mission--a controversial project. Many parishioners are involved in a Catholic charismatic oratory.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Vietnamese Americans; Parish; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Texas, Houston; Migrant; Ethnic
  • The Holy Spirit as Conscience Collective.
    Lawson, Matthew P. (1999)
    Sociology of Religion 60:4: 341-361.

    Based on participant observation; Catholic charismatics experience collective consciousness as the "Holy Spirit."

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Collective consciousness
  • Practice, Meaning, and Belief in Latino Pentecostalism: A Study in the Dynamics of Religious Healing, Theology and Socal Order.
    Kozart, Michael Frederick (1999)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation (Medical Anthropology), University of California, Berkeley.

    Associated Search Terms: Latino Americans; Healing; Medical; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • Understanding the "new" Black Pentecostal Activism: Lessons from Ecumenical Urban Ministries in Boston.
    McRoberts, Omar M. (1999)
    Sociology of Religion 60:1: 47-70.

    Analyzes the emergence of clergy activism in Boston African American Pentecostal churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Urban; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; United States, Massachusetts, Boston; African Americans
  • Fundamentalism et al: Conservative Protestants in America.
    Woodberry, Robert D., and Christian S. Smith (1998)
    Annual Review of Sociology 24: 25-56.

    Overview of history of varieties of American conservative Protestants; critique of survey indicators of these varieties. Reviews literature on conservative Protestants' family, gender, & political stances.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Politics, U.S.A.; Family; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Women
  • 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: Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Laity; Moral; House church
  • "What scripture tells me": Spontaneity and regulation in the Catholic charismatic renewal.
    Hervieu-Léger, Danièle (1997)
    In David D. Hall (ed.) Lived Religion in America. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, pp.22-40.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; Social control; Reading
  • Language, Charisma, and Creativity: The Ritual Life of a Religious Movement.
    Csordas, Thomas J. (1997)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Michigan, Ann Arbor; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Charisma; Ritual
  • Struggles for Mutual Reverence. Social Strategies and Religious Stories.
    Lawson, Matthew P. (1997)
    In Penny Edgell Becker and Nancy L. Eiesland (eds.) Contemporary American Religion. An Ethnographic Reader. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 51-77.

    Life history data of 4 women gathered as part of an ethnography of a Catholic charismatic prayer group outside Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Illinois, Chicago; Symbol; Ritual; Testimonial; Alcohol; Power; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Impact of Religious Identification on Differences in Educational Attainment among American Women in 1990.
    Keysar, Ariela, and Barry A. Kosmin (1995)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34:1: 49-62.

    Analyzes 1989-90 telephone interview data from American adult women; shows denominational effects on women's education attainment.

    Associated Search Terms: Baptist, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; Episcopal; Conservative, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Women
  • Personal Autonomy in Religion and Marriage: Is There a Link?
    Wilson, John, and Mark Musick (1995)
    Review of Religious Research 37:1: 3-18.

    Analyzes 1987-88 interview data from married adult Americans; religious affiliates saw marriage as a lifetime commitment. Pentecostal, Baptist, & Christian/Disciples wives saw autonomy within marriage as less important.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Marriage; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; United Church of Christ; Family; Lutheran, U.S.A.; Baptist, U.S.A.; Methodist, U.S.A.; Individualism; United States; Episcopal; Jewish, U.S.A.; Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Autonomy; Practice
  • Theological Perspectives and Environmentalism among Religious Activists.
    Guth, James L., Lyman A. Kellstedt, Corwin E. Smidt, and John C. Green (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:4: 373-382.

    analyzes 1990-91 questionnaire data from religious social activists; shows fundamentalists, pentecostals, & conservatives giving environmentalism lower priority.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Liberal, U.S.A.; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Conservative/liberal; Conservative, U.S.A.; Environmentalism
  • Religious Group Identification: Toward a Cognitive Theory of Religious Mobilization.
    Wilcox, Clyde, Ted G. Jelen, and David C. Leege (1993)
    In David Leege and Lyman Kellstedt (eds.) Rediscovering the Religious Factor in American Politics. Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, pp. 72-99.

    Analyzes 1989 & '90 survey data to validate the theological content of various labels for Americans.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; United States; Liberal, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Religion and the Preacher Vote in the South: Sources of Support for Jackson and Robertson in Southern Primaries.
    Wilcox, Clyde (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:3: 323-331.

    Analyzes March 8, 1988 American National Election Study primary election data; focuses on the importance of religion on the presidential candidacies of Pat Robertson & Jesse Jackson.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • Religious Self-identifications and Support for Robertson: An Analysis of Delegates to the 1988 Michigan Republican State Convention.
    Smidt, Corwin E., and James M. Penning (1991)
    Review of Religious Research 32:4: 321-336.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Michigan
  • Correcting Misinterpretations of Turner's Theory: An African-American Pentecostal Illustration.
    Alexander, Bobby C. (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:1: 26-44.

    Theoretical review, & illustrative case of a Brooklyn, N.Y., Pentecostal congregation.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; United States, New York, New York; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Ritual; Turner, Victor; Possession
  • Religious Orientations & Political Attitudes among Blacks in Washington, D.C.
    Cook, Elizabeth Adell, and Clyde Wilcox (1990)
    Polity 22:3: 527-543.

    Analyzes 1988 telephone survey data from African Americans in Washington; evangelical & pentecotal doctrine & experiences correlate with conservative social stances, but religious variables do not predict economic & foreign policy stances.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; African Americans
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