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  • Connections and Contradictions: Exploring the Complex Linkages between Faith and Family.
    Bartkowski, John P. (2007)
    In Nancy T. Ammerman (ed.) Everyday Religion. Observing Modern Religious Lives. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 153-166.

    Based on interviews with men belonging to Promise Keepers.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Promise Keepers; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Godly Manhood Going Wild?: Transformations in Conservative Protestant Masculinity.
    Gallagher, Sally K., and Sabrina L. Wood (2005)
    Sociology of Religion 66:2: 135-160.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender role; Conservative, U.S.A.; Promise Keepers
  • Prophetic Politics. Christian Social Movements and American Democracy.
    Gutterman, David S. (2005)
    Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Revival; King, Martin Luther; Sojourners; Civil rights movement; Politics, U.S.A.; Call to Renewal; Revivalism; Sunday, Billy; Prophecy; Narrative; Social movement; Promise Keepers
  • The Promise Keepers: Servants, Soldiers, and Godly Men.
    Bartkowski, John P. (2004)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Promise Keepers
  • Soft-boiled Masculinity: Renegotiating Gender and Racial Ideologies in the Promise Keepers Movement.
    Heath, Melanie (2003)
    Gender & Society 17: 423-444.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Promise Keepers; Racism
  • Godly masculinities: Competing discourses of Evangelical manhood among he Promise Keepers.
    Bartkowski, John P. (2002)
    Journal of Social Thought and Research 24:1/2: 53-87.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Gender; Promise Keepers
  • The Promise Keepers: Religious Revival or Third Wave of the Religious Right?
    Everton, Sean F. (2001)
    Review of Religious Research 43:1: 51-69.

    Compares content analyses of Promise Keeper & Evangelical literature; Promise Keepers did not seem particularly conservative concerning gender roles & were a-political.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Content analysis; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Promise Keepers
  • Breaking Walls, Raising Fences: Masculinity, Intimacy, and Accountability among the Promise Keepers.
    Bartkowski, John P. (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:1: 33-53. Also in Rhys Williams (ed.) Promise Keepers and the New Masculinity: Private Lives and Public Morality. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington, pp. 11-31.

    Based on a review of the Promise Keepers' literature & interaction in a local "accountability group" in Texas. Also reprinted in Christine L. Williams and Arlene Stein (eds.) Sexuality and Gender. New York: Blackwell, 2002, pp. 259-271.

    Associated Search Terms: Promise Keepers; Gender
  • "We Are One Life," but Not of One Gender Ideology: Unity, Ambiguity, and the Promise Keepers.
    Lockhart, William H. (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:1: 73-92.

    Movement unity derives from corporate experiences, religious identity, symbolic actions, ethical calls to unity, & organizational stratagems, but not by a clear gender role ideology; based on official literature & 1987 survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Gender; Promise Keepers
  • Promise Keepers in Perspective. Organizational Characteristics of a Men's Movement.
    Schindler, Amy, and Jennifer Carroll Lena (2000)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 11: 209-224.

    Associated Search Terms: Promise Keepers; Organization
  • Introduction; Promise Keepers: A Comment on Religion and Social Movements.
    Williams, Rhys H. (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:1: 1-10.

    Argues that the Promise Keepers movement is multi-faceted & cannot be characterized simplistically.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Promise Keepers
  • Promise Keepers and Racism: Frame Resonance as an Indicator of Organizational Vitality.
    Allen, II, L. Dean (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:1: 55-72.

    Based on participant observation, review of movement literature, & internet interviews; movement participants view racism as a spiritual problem that can be addressed by inter-racial relationships among men.

    Associated Search Terms: Promise Keepers; Racism; Prejudice; Participant observation
  • Who Supports the Promise Keepers?
    Johnson, Stephen D. (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:1: 93-104.

    Self esteem factors were important in support for the Promise Keepers among the less educated, political ideology among the more educated. Based on 1997 & '98 surveys in Muncie, Indiana.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Promise Keepers; Education; United States, Indiana, Muncie
  • The New and Improved Clint Eastwood: Change and Persistence in Promise Keepers Self-Help Literature.
    Bloch, Jon P. (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:1: 11-31.

    The Promise Keepers movement exploits cultural change & is influenced by such change.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Change; Ambivalence; Gender; Promise Keepers
  • The Promise Keepers: Religious Renewal or Third Wave of the Religious Right?
    Everton, Sean F. (1999)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, San Jose State University.

    Associated Search Terms: Promise Keepers
  • Godly masculinities require gender and power.
    Bartkowski, John P. (1999)
    In Dane Claussen (ed.) Standing on the Promises: The Promise Keepers and the Revival of Manhood. Cleveland, Ohio: Pilgrim, pp. 121-130.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Gender role; Masculinity ideology; Promise Keepers
  • Political Consequences of Private Authority: Promise Keepers and the Transformation of Hegemonic Masculinity.
    Donovan, Brian L. (1998)
    Theory and Society 27: 817-843.

    Associated Search Terms: Promise Keepers; Gender; Politics, U.S.A.; Authority
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