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  • Grassroots Prophecy in The Family International.
    Shepherd, Gary, and Gordon Shepherd (2007)
    Nova religio 10:4: 38-71.

    Intrnational participant observation, interviews, & questionnaires from members' communal homes.

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; Children of God; Participant observation; Prophecy; Societalization; The Family
  • Women and the Charismatic Community: Defining the Attraction.
    Wright, Sue Marie (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:S: S35-S49. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Gender and Religion. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transction, 1994, pp. 143-157]

    Compares 6 American charisma-based communal groups, their stages of development, & the roles of women in them at the different stages.

    Associated Search Terms: Women´s Commonwealth; Theosophy; United States, Texas, Belton; Brotherhood of the New Life; Keilite communities; Oneida; Separatist Society at Zoar, Ohio; Publick Universal Friend´s Community; Commune; Women; United States, Ohio, Zoar; Historical
  • New Wine in Old Wineskins. Evangelicals and Liberals in a Small-Town Church.
    Warner, R. Stephen (1988)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Participant observation & interviews in a Presbyterian church in Mendocino, California, that made an outreach to a hippie commune & later became evangelical under the influence of the young converts.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Participant observation; United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; United States, California, Mendocino; Commune; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Communes, hippies et religion sécularisées. Quelques aspects sociologiques de formes actuelles de religiosité.
    Rigby, Andrew, and Bryan S. Turner (1973)
    Social Compass 20:1: 5-18.

    Sees syncretic communes (Findhorn & The Commune) filling a void in secular U.K.; notes they are borne on the culture of unemployed middle class youth.

    Associated Search Terms: Findhorn; The Commune; Secularization; Great Britain; Commune; Syncretism
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