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  • 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
  • 'Praise the Lord' Politics: A Comparative Analysis of the Social Characteristics and Political Views of American Evangelical and Charismatic Christians.
    Smidt, Corwin E. (1989)
    Sociological Analysis 50:1: 53-72.

    Analyzes 1978-79 Gallup survey data from the U.S.; suggests that Evangelicals & charismatics are unlikely to unite politically.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Neo-pentecostal, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, neo, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Ritual Healing in Suburban America.
    McGuire, Meredith B. (1988)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Based on participant observation in Christian, eastern, meditative, metaphysical, & occult healing groups in Essex County, New Jersey.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Pentecostal, neo, U.S.A.; United States, New Jersey, Essex County; Participant observation; Healing
  • Women Warriors: The Negotiation of Gender in a Charismatic Community.
    Rose, Susan D. (1987)
    Sociological Analysis 48:3: 245-258.

    1982-83 participant observation study of an independent charismatic fellowship in upstate New York. The ideology called for male supremacy, but power was exerted in a more egalitarian manner.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Women; United States, New York; Pentecostal, neo, U.S.A.
  • The Charismatic Movement: Is There a New Pentecost?
    Poloma, Margaret M. (1982)
    Boston: Twayne.

    Historical sociology & general description of the charismatic movement in the United States.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Pentecostal, neo, U.S.A.
  • A Tale of Two Congregations. Commitment and Social Structure in a Charismatic and Mainline Congregation.
    McGaw, Douglas B., and Elliott Wright (1981)
    Hartford, Connecticut: Hartford Seminary Foundation.

    Based on participant-observation & questionnaire data from 2 congregations in New England, collected in the mid-1970s.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Pentecostal, neo; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United States, Connecticut, Hartford
  • Meaning and Belonging in a Charismatic Congregation: An Investigation into Sources of Neo-pentecostal Success.
    McGaw, Douglas B. (1980)
    Review of Religious Research 21:3: 284-301.

    Belonging is found to be as important as meaning.

    Associated Search Terms: United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United States, Connecticut, Hartford; Pentecostal, neo; Parish; Meaning; Membership
  • Commitment and Religious Community: A Comparison of a Charismatic and a Mainline Congregation.
    McGaw, Douglas B. (1979)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 18:2: 146-163.

    Based on participant observation, interview, & questionnaire data from 2 congregations in New England. The charismatic one elicited more commitment by providing meaning & belongingness.

    Associated Search Terms: Commitment; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Pentecostal, neo; Participant observation; Parish
  • Dynamics of Dissenting Movements Within Established Organizations: Two Cases and a Theoretical Interpretation.
    Harrison, Michael I., and John K. Maniha (1978)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 17:3: 207-224.

    Neo-pentecostalism within the Roman Catholic & Episcopal churches shows dissenting movement snot separating from their parent bodies.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Social movement; Episcopal; Pentecostal, neo, U.S.A.
  • Neo-Pentecostalism: The Charismatic Revival in the Mainline Protestant and Roman Catholic Churches in the United States.
    Connelly, James Thomas (1977)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; Pentecostal, neo, U.S.A.
  • Neo-pentecostalism in Ireland: A Comparison with the American Experience.
    Richardson, James T., and M.T. Vincent Reidy (1977)
    Social Studies. Irish Journal of Sociology 5:3/4: 243-261.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, neo, Ireland; United States; Pentecostal, neo, U.S.A.; Comparative; Ireland
  • Congregation and Religious Commitment: A Comparative Study of Religious Meaning and Belonging.
    McGaw, Douglas B. (1977)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Massachusetts. [DA 38:6 A, p. 3743]

    Compares participant observation, interview, & questionnaire data from 2 congregations in New England, 1 charismatic & 1 mainstream.

    Associated Search Terms: Commitment; Pentecostal, neo; Participant observation; Parish; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
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