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  • The embodiment of prayer in charismatic Christianity.
    Wilkinson, Michael, and Peter Althouse (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Linda Woodhead (eds.) A Sociology of Prayer. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 153-167.

    Field work on "soaking prayer" in Catch the Fire (formerly Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship).

    Associated Search Terms: Body; Silence; Catch the Fire; Pentecostal, neo, Canada; Prayer
  • A socio-anthropological analysis of forms of prayer among the Amish.
    Borella, Andrea (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Linda Woodhead (eds.) A Sociology of Prayer. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 119-131.

    Based on participant observation in a family in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Amish silent prayers support the autonomy of Amish men & women.

    Associated Search Terms: Silence; Prayer; Amish, U.S.A.; Participant observation
  • When silence isn't golden: Charismatic speech and the limits of literalism.
    Coleman, Simon (2006)
    In Matthew Engelke and Matt Tomlinson (eds.) The Limits of Meaning: Case Studies in the Anthropology of Christianity. Ossxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 39-63.

    Case study of minister engaging in silence at the pulpit when charismatic norms would have an altar call.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Word of Life; Silence
  • Silence in ritual communication.
    Szuchewycz, Bohdan (1997)
    In Adam Jaworski (ed.) Silence. Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 239-260.

    Associated Search Terms: Silence; Ritual
  • Silence as Elsewhere.
    Nesti, Arnaldo (1995)
    Social Compass 42:4: 421-431.

    Silence is a necessary dimension of religious socialty.

    Associated Search Terms: Silence; Prayer
  • "The growth is in the silence." The meanings of silence in the Irish Catholic Charismatic Movement.
    Szuchewycz, Bohdan (1989)
    In Chris Curtin and Tom Wilson (eds.) Ireland from Below: Social Change and Local Communities. Galway: University College Galway Press, pp. 46-69.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Ireland; Ireland; Pentecostal, Catholic, Ireland; Silence
  • Die Weltflucht der Mönche. Anmerkungen zur Funktion des monastisch-aszetischen Schweigens.
    Fuchs, Peter (1986)
    Zeitschrift für Soziologie 15:6: 393-405.

    Considers the rule of silence as a screening mechanism, especially in the Carthusian order.

    Associated Search Terms: Carthusian; Silence; Monasticism
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