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  • Moral Ambition: Mobilization and Social Outreach in Evangelical Megachurches.
    Elisha, Omri (2011)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Based on ethnographic field work in Knoxville, Tennessee. Portrays obstacles impeding involvement of Evangelical Megachurches in social services & outreach to the poor.

    Associated Search Terms: Charities; Conservative, U.S.A.; United States, Tennessee, Knoxville; Social services; Participant observation; Megachurch; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Activism
  • In the Company of the Converted: Characteristics of a Billy Graham Crusade Audience.
    Clelland, Donald A., Thomas C. Hood, C.M. Lipsey, and Ronald C. Wimberley (1974)
    Sociological Analysis 35:1: 45-56.

    Based on data from a 1970 revival in Knoxville; attenders were more educated & affluent, had higher prestige occupations, went to church more, & had more conservative rel. beliefs than average area residents. The revival affirmed a threatened life style.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Tennessee, Knoxville; Billy Graham Crusade; Revival
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