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  • Socioeconomic satus and religious beliefs among U.S. Latinos: Evidence from the 2006 Hispanic Religion Survey.
    Jung, Jong Hyun, Scott Schieman, and Christopher G. Ellison (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:4: 469-493.

    Analyzes 2006 survey data from U.S. Latino adults. levels of education & income independently inversely predict prosperity gospel beliefs, though education less so among those who frequently read the Bible. Bible reading predicts belief in miracles.

    Associated Search Terms: Miracle; Stratification; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Latino Americans; Education
  • A gospel of prosperity? An analysis of the relationship between religion and earned income in Ghana, the most religious country in the world.
    Beck, Sedefka V., and Sara J. Gundersen (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:1: 105-129.

    Analyzes 2005-06 Ghana Living Standards Survey data; Spiritualist, Pentecostal, & Methodist women had higher income while traditionalists had lower.

    Associated Search Terms: Prosperity Gospel, Ghana; Pentecostal, Ghana; Africanist; Gender; Ghana; Women; Stratification
  • What kind of Christian are you? Religious ideologies and poltiical attitudes.
    McDaniel, Eric L. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 288-307.

    Analyzes 2012 online survey data from adult American Christians. Focuses on correlates of support for 2 religious belief systems--social gospel & prosperity gospel--& political correlates of the 2 systems.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Social Gospel movement, U.S.A.; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Literalism; Generations; Belief; Age; Race
  • Political engagement meets the Prosperity Gospel: African American Christian Zionism and Black church politics.
    Baumann, Roger (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:4: 359-385.

    Based on fieldwork in a conservative Zionist Black church in the northeast U.S.A. & events staged by Christians United for Israel, & follow-up interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Zionism; Prophetic-priestly; Participant observation; Conservative, U.S.A.; African Americans; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.
  • A God trap: Seed planting, gift logic and the prosperity gospel.
    Droz, Yvan, and Yonatan N. Gez (2015)
    In A. Heusser (ed.) Pastures of Plenty: Tracing Religio-Scapes of Prosperity Gospel in Africa and Beyond. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 25-307.

    Associated Search Terms: Gift; Prosperity Gospel, Africa; Africa
  • Beliefs about faith and work: Development and validation of honoring God and prosperity gospel scales.
    Neubert, Mitchell J., Kevin D. Dougherty, Jerry Z. Park, and Jenna Griebel (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:1: 129-146.

    Develops scales measuring work beliefs (work as a means of honoring God) & beliefs about God. Convergences & divergences between the 2 scales & others are noted. The 2 scales measure different orientations.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Prosperity Gospel; Scale; Students, undergraduate; Work
  • 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
  • The Heavenly Touch Ministry in the age of Millennial Capitalism. A Phenomenological Perspective.
    Kim, Sung-Gun (2012)
    Nova Religio 15:3: 51-64.

    Sees the Heavenly Touch Ministry as a product of global capitalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Prosperity Gospel, Korea; Heavenly Touch Ministry; Korea (South); Pentecostal, Korea
  • "Practical DivineInfluence": Socioeconomic Status and Belief in the Prosperity Gospel.
    Schieman, Scott, and Jong Hyun Jung (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:4: 738-756.

    Analyzes 2006 U.S.A. telephone interview data; educational attainment strongly & income are inversely related to belief in the Prosperity Gospel.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Education; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Stratification
  • 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
  • Le Temple de la Restauration, analyse d'une dissidence néopentecôtiste au Cap-Vert.
    Plaideau, Charlotte (2011)
    Social Compass 58:4: 574-592.

    Many followers of the Brazil-based Igreja Universal do Reino do Deus were left destitute after the prosperity gospel failed to provide a return on their contributions. A new church of former members formed in the U.S.A.--Restoration Temple--and gained a foothold in the island republic of Cape Verde (O Templo de Restauração).

    Associated Search Terms: Prosperity Gospel, Cape Verde; Disconfirmation; Restoration Temple, Cape Verde; Pentecostal, Cape Verde; Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus; Cape Verde
  • Pentecôtismes et néo-pentecôtismes: les religions de l'accumulation.
    Plaideau, Charlotte, and Pierre-Joseph Laurent (2010)
    Revue de Théologie de Louvain 41:2: 208-242.

    Associated Search Terms: Prosperity Gospel; Pentecostal, neo; Pentecostal
  • Ego-Affirming Evangelicalism: How a Hollywood Church Appropriates Religion for Workers in the Creative Class.
    Marti, Gerardo (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:1: 52-75.

    Participant observation & interview study of a Hollywood Evangelical congregation that caters to workers in the entertainment industry. Notes a theme of religiously endorsed ambition.

    Associated Search Terms: Entertainer; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; United States, California, Los Angeles; Parish; Participant observation; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • More than Just Money. The Faith Gospel and Occult Economies in Contemporary Tanzania.
    Lindhardt, Martin (2009)
    Nova Religio 13:1: 41-67.

    Based on 2003-07 field work.

    Associated Search Terms: New Life in Christ (African Christian church); Prosperity Gospel, Tanzania; Tanzania, Iringa; African Christian
  • The Prosperity Gospel and Economic Prosperity: Race, Class, Giving, and Voting.
    Koch, Bradley A. (2009)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana Univrsity.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Economic; Contributions; Stratification
  • L'Église Universelle du Royaume de Dieu du Cap-Vert. Croissance urbaine, pauvreté et mouvement néo-pentecôtiste.
    Plaideau, Charlotte, Pierre-Joseph Laurent, and Claudio Furtado (2009)
    Bulletin de l'APAD (Association Euro-Africaine pour l'Anthropologie du Changement Social et du Développement) 29/30: 19-39.

    Associated Search Terms: Prosperity Gospel, Cape Verde; Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus; Cape Verde
  • Hollywood Faith: Holiness, Prosperity, and Ambition in a Los Angeles Church.
    Marti, Gerardo (2008)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Based on ethnographic field work & interviews; studies a multiracial congregation that appealed to individualists struggling in the entertainment industry.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Participant observation; United States, California, Los Angeles; Durkheim, Émile; Individualism; Entertainer; Race; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; Charismatic, U.S.A.; Diversity; Occupation; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Media
  • Investing in Miracles: El Shaddai and the Transformation of Popular Catholicism in the Philippines.
    Wiegele, Katharine L. (2005)
    Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Philippines; El Shaddai; Prosperity Gospel, Philippines; Participant observation
  • Righteous Riches. The Word of Faith Movement in Contemporary African American Religion.
    Harrison, Milmon F. (2005)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Participant observation study of a non-denominational "health and wealth" movement in African American religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Prosperity Gospel, U.S.A.; African Americans; Participant observation; Word of Faith, U.S.A.
  • The Globalisation of Charismatic Christianity. Speading the Gospel of Prosperity.
    Coleman, Simon (2000)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Globalization; Pentecostal; Prosperity Gospel
  • "Winning ways": Globalisation and the impact of the health and wealth gospel.
    Hunt, Stephen (2000)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 15:3: 331-347.

    Associated Search Terms: Prosperity Gospel; Globalization
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